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Body Horror

The concept where a character's body goes through the process of a graphic transformation, destruction or degeneration of the body.

Brother and Sister

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

Class 3 Calamity

The Class 3 Calamity is a curse that haunts the 9th Grade students of Yomiyama North Middle School's Class 3.

Class Representative

The Class Representative is the person who is appointed as the spokesperson for a classroom in certain school committees. They also enforce the rules amongst the students in class.

Crazy

Characters with serious long mental unstabilities. They're sometimes simply weird but recently they're portrayed as downright homicidiacs. Not to be confused with the Mentally Unstable where the character fights against it and usually wins.

Doppelgänger

A double or look-alike of another person.

Dreams & Nightmares

The imaginary events that goes on in your head when you are asleep. In some anime's they can bring important messages or to haunt a person.

Explosion

Explosions are featured in a wide array of anime/manga, created from various weapons/attacks.

Fan Service

Fan Service is often a sexually provocative moment or pose that takes place in manga and anime. It usually has no real purpose to a story, and serves as a lurid visual.

Fishing

The act of catching fish, usually with a rod and reel. Is often seen in any anime that takes place outdoors or in settings in the past where fishing was a valuable skill needed to gather food.

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.

Grandmother

The mother of one's mother or father.

Heterochromia

Characters with two different eye colors.

Humans

Humans are typically depicted as the dominant species of the planet Earth, and sometimes of other planets. Humans often mirror their real life counterparts in terms of abilities and intellect, while other times they can achieve superhuman feats.

Major death

Death of a major character.

Moe

Moe (pronounce moh-eh) is a Japanese slang term for something one likes, and within the anime realm is used to refer to characters who inspire a protective sort of love-- usually because the characters seem to need someone to take care of them.

Mother

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

Nurses

A Nurse is a regular hospital worker and Doctor's assistant. Assisting in the day to day care of patients, they can be male or female.

School Clubs

A group gathering or activities that occurs after school is over.

Screaming

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

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.

Suicide

Suicide is the act of taking ones own life through various means.

Teachers

A Teacher is a type of person who is in charge of educating others in some form of higher learning or skill. The Japanese title is "Sensei".

Transfer Students

A new student who comes from another school, they typically come from a mysterious background or they arrive to spark some changes in the story.

Twins

Twins are children who are born on the same day from the same mother. Though not always identical.

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