Digimon Concepts

Digimon is a franchise comprised of 9 movies, 8 anime series, 6 manga series
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Alternate Reality

An alternate reality is a universe that is different from the main world of a series. This world can be different in just small ways and it will still resemble the main reality, or it can be completely different and not be similar at all to the universe the protagonist had known.

American Alterations

When certain Anime/Manga is brought to America & edited in some way. This might be to conform with different guidelines regarding children's programming or to combine episodes, or several other reasons.

Angels

Angels are beings that reside in Heaven. They are often portrayed with wings, halos, or both.

Armor Evolution

A different type of Evolution Introduced in Digimon Adventure 02. It granted the chosen children the ability to evolve through the use of the Digimentals to fight the Digimon Kaiser.

Back to life

Also known as resurrection. This is when a previously dead character is restored back to life.

Bad Ass Fight Scene

A fight scene or epic battle that stands above the norm of what the series offers and goes down in history as one of the best combat encounters in the series. The perfect combination of epicness and animation.

Bad Turned Good

Also known as redemption. This is when someone who was previously wicked decided to become good.

Bagra Empire

A legion of Evil Digimon that serve Baguramon. Their goal is to conquer every zone and eventually the whole Digital World.

Basketball

A sport where teams of five attempt to sink an orange ball into a hoop. It is a western sport in origin but is popular in Anime as well.

Bathing Scene

Bathing Scenes, while occasionally meaningful to plot or character development, are generally excuses for fan service.

Betrayal

Betrayal is the act of treachery or a violation of a trust or allegiance. This can be to one's friends, country, or God.

Birthday

A anniversary of the day on which a person was born (or the celebration of it).

Bitch Slap

A slap with a flat open hand against someone's cheek (most common). This is sometimes performed during an argument.

Blue Flare

Kiriha Aonuma's Digimon Army.

Brother and Sister

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

Brothers

Male characters that share the same parents.

Butt Punch

A concept where a female character literally uses there Butt to punch someone or something.

Cat Fight

A term given to an altercation between two women.

Catgirl

Girls with cat-like features, primarily ears and tail. Feline mannerisms are also common.

Censorship And Localization

The history of anime censorship largely involves the early anime releases and the question of their place in the larger media model.

Christmas

Christmas is a holiday that is celebrated on December the 25th where people often exchange presents.

Comedy

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

Concert

A live performance or show were musicians perform before a live audience.

Cooking

Someone or something to do with cooking.

Corrupt Leaders

Power corrupts. Bureaucratic power (especially tied to other powers) is no exception.

Cosplay

The practice of dressing like characters from anime, manga, video games, and even novels, TV shows, celebrities, etc.

Crazy Anime Hair

Huge spikes, multiple colors, gravity-defying ponytails... and it's probably all natural somehow too.

Crossover

A concept where several characters from different, separate stories and series meet up.

Crybaby

A common character type in anime and manga, these are characters who will burst into tears at the drop of a hat and tend to be insecure and whiny. In anime they can be children but are often teens and adults for comedic purposes.

Crying

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

Dark Tower Digimon

Fake Digimon created by Arukenimon from using the Digimon Kaiser's Dark Towers (Control Spires). Despite they are fakes they are as strong as the original.

Demons

Are powerful creatures that live in the pits of Hell. That are many classes and levels for these monsters but no matter the rank they are deadly beasts.

DigiXros

The ability used in Digimon Xros Wars to fuse two or more Digimon together to make a new form. It is similar to Jogress Evolution but instead has more features such as Digimon becoming weapons.

Digimon

Digimon are creatures that lives in the Digital World

Digimon Data Collection

A special segment that appeared at the end of all of the episodes in Digimon Xros Wars.

Dojikko

In anime, a cute, clumsy girl. Her klutziness usually hurts other people more than herself.

Doppelgänger

A double or look-alike of another person.

Double Agent

When someone good or evil who works for one team is actually doing the opposite team's duties behind at least one team's back. This is to hide the fact that they're working for the opposing team.

Dragons

A legendary creature that is typically reptilian, that can fly and can breathe fire and sometimes ice.

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.

Drunk

Someone who loves to consume alcohol, and typically overdoes it.

Duel

Prearranged fight with two people. It is used in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honor.

Evolve

Seen in Digimon series is a ability a Chosen Child or Tamer use to make their Digimon Partner go to the next level.

Execution

The act or an instance of putting to death or being put to death as a lawful penalty.

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.

Father

Fatherhood as a concept. A man who has conceived or raised a child.

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.

Fog

Fog is a collection of water droplets or ice crystals suspended in the air at or near the Earth's surface. It is used in animes or manga to build a atmospheric element.

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.

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