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Aliens

Beings from another planet.

Big Boobs

What is anime without the over-sexualization of women's breasts?

Bisexual characters

Characters excepting traits of attraction to both genders instead of just one or the other.

Comedy

Nearly every anime has a comedic moment here or there. Everyone likes to laugh.

Convenient Censorship

Convenient Censorship such as steam, hair and beams of light are often used in anime and manga to show naked characters while obscuring their "naughty bits".

Cool character

Someone who remains calm in most of the situations. Even in the middle of battle.

Crime And Mystery

A genre/concept that appears in many anime series, notably Case Closed.

Ecchi

Ecchi is a Japanese term meaning sexy or erotic, anything that evolves sexy characters. Derived from the word "Hentai" but their meanings are completely different. Ecchi walks that line between sexy, but never crosses it into full graphic nudity or sex.

Face Between Breasts

When a character has had their face put in the middle of a girls breasts. Though most of the time it may be on accident. Other times it shows sexual relationship between a man and a woman.

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.

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.

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.

Japanese Honorifics

Japanese Honorifics are best described as a sign of respect and endearment. Politeness is an important part of Japanese culture and language.

Japanese Writing

Japanese Writing is the writing system of the Japanese language in the form of syllabaries. It consists of Kanji, hiragana, katakana, and romaji.

Lecher

Characters who exercise their strong libidinous desires in unwholesome ways, such as peeping on the objects of their desire, making inappropriate comments, stealing underwear etc. Though typically middle-aged or elderly men with a penchant for young girls, there are probably a few dirty old women out there.

Manga Iconography

Common visual conventions seen in manga and anime to convey emotions, often for comical effect.

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.

Protagonist

The main character of a story or plot. Most forms of fiction have the protagonist as a hero but there are rare occasions with an evil or not-so-noble protagonist.

Revealing Attire

A concept where characters wear revealing or risque clothing.

Robot

An electro-mechanical machine which is guided by computer or electronic programming, and is thus able to do tasks on its own.

Sexually Aggressive Females

Assertive, confident females who take the initiative with sex and don't take "NO!" for an answer.

Transformation

The Idea of a character transforming into a animal, monster, creature, demon, or other types of creatures.

Tricky

"Tricky" refers to content that sexualizes minors or characters with the appearance of minors. Generally, these characters have a physical appearance that puts them noticeably under the legal age of consent in the United States.

Unreal Hair/Eye Color

A popular design choice for characters in anime is to give them natural hair and/or eye colors that do not occur in real nature.

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