anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day Concepts

anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day is an anime series in the AnoHana franchise
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Age Change

When a character changes their age, either growing older or younger, and typically not simply by having time pass but as the result of some power or outside source.

Anime/Manga within Anime/Manga

This is for any anime/manga that has created another series within itself that is referenced quite often.

Best Friends

Broken Friendship

A Broken Friendship is a dead relationship between two people or more.

Brother and Sister

A male and a female member of a family that share the same parents.

Caught in a Lewd Position

In anime and real life, people barge in and see a person and another person in a compromising position, intentionally or accidentally.

Childhood Friend

The character has known the protagonist for a long time, typically all his/her life. If he/she's from the opposite gender there's a high chance he/she has a crush on the main character.

Childhood Promise

When I was 5 years old, I promised the neighbor's girl I'd marry her and become King of Japan. 10 years later, she wonders why I haven't done both of those things yet.

Cooking

Someone or something to do with cooking.

Cross-Dressing

The act of wearing clothes commonly associated with the opposite gender.

Crying

What someone does when upset/sad. Sometimes people can also cry from sheer joy.

Deceased Characters

These characters had died by the end of the manga, anime or movie. Permanently.

Drama

Drama is a concept used in story telling to invoke an emotional reaction from the audience by using serious themes; such as tragedy, suspense, and death.

Eyecatch

Eyecatches are short scenes or illustrations used to begin and end a commercial break in anime.

Flashback

Used frequently in Anime to either recap past events or provide a back story for a character, either their origin story or their off-screen training of new attack. Sometime and entire episode/chapter would be a entire flashback.

Ghosts

A ghost is a dead persons spirit that roams the earth usually attached to where they died or refusing to go to the after life until there are finished on earth.

Hug

Leader

The character is in higher rank. in hiearchy. Either he/she's an officer or simply marked as a leader of the group. He/she's the one making the important decisions ragarding the group or organisation he/she's leading.

Love Confession

Telling someone you love them. It usually takes a lot of courage to say it.

Love Triangle

Someone > Someone > Someone

Major death

Menma herself :P

Mother

A woman who has given birth to or raised a child.

Nosebleed

Bleeding from the nose, in manga/anime it mostly used as a sight gag that happens when a character is thinking or witnessing something perverted.

Romantic Drama

Romantic Drama is a concept used in series to create tensions of highs and lows in order to leave the audience in suspense over an outcome in a romance based series.

Screaming

A loud and often annoying vocal expression used to convey fear or excitement. Mostly done by female characters.

Single Parent

Students

A Student is one who is enrolled or attends classes at a school, college, or university. A popular theme among many manga and animes.

Title Card

Title Cards are animated shorts or illustrations used to begin an episode in anime.

Unrequited love

A passion or romance for a person where these feelings are not returned by the object of affection. A one-sided love.

noitaminA

A prominent anime timeslot on FujiTV, known for its particularly strong titles. The slot runs from 12:45am to 1:45am Friday morning (or Thursday night, as written in schedules in Japan).

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