Dragon Ball Concepts

Dragon Ball is an anime series in the Dragon Ball franchise
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Adult Child

Someone who never grew up on the inside

Androids

A type of robot or synthetic organism designed to look and act like a human.

Animal Cruelty

Just like reality, anime and manga have animal cruelty where humans treat animals like objects and use them for fights to entertain themselves. It's cruel to neglect to take care of an animal and it is also cruel to kill or torture animal without reason.

Arrogant

The character is head over heels of him -or herself. He/she might be the best(or not) , but usually the laziest to act and always underestimates the enemies. Rather popular concept for villains and rivals.

Arson

The act of intentionally starting a fire with the intent of burning down a building or destroying something such as land or property.

Assassins

A person who was paid to preform the extermination of a specific person.

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.

Bathing Scene

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

Best Friends

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).

Boxing

Boxing is a sport and form of martial arts, where people use nothing but there fist to fight.

Breaking the Fourth Wall

The act of Breaking the 4th Wall is when a character seem to show knowledge that they are in a fictional series. Normally by talking directly to the audience.

Bullies and Bullying

A bully is a person who habitually badgers and intimidates smaller or weaker people.

Bunny Girl

The Bunny Girl is a fetish outfit made popular by the Playboy company though the meaning is different in Japan. A popular outfit in cosplay.

Cats

Feline animal with four legs and says "meow." Many are found hanging around animes and mangas.

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.

Childishness

When a character doesn't quite act their age and behaves in an upbeat and immature manner.

Clothing Damage

When a character's clothes become torn from an attack, such as an explosion or energy blast.

Collateral Damage

Collateral Damage is a military term describing a situation where soldiers destroy property or kill civilians by accident or on purpose. Example:Dragon Ball Z, there is a lot of property damages and lives lost when Majin Buu blows up the whole city.

Comedy

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

Cosplay

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

Coward

Often used as a form of comic relief in anime, cowards run away to fight another day. This doesn't mean they won't stand up for what's right, they'll just do it with trembling knees.

Crazy Anime Hair

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

Cross-Dressing

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

Crossover

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

Crude Humor

A style of comedy that takes a crass and politically incorrect approach to topics considered to be taboo, indecent, or impolite such as sex, violence, bodily functions, pedophilia, race, death, gender, sexual orientation and things that would generally be considered offensive if made light of.

Crying

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

Curse

A long-lasting spell that causes negative results to the cursed one and sometimes those around him/her.

Cyborgs

A fictional being that is part organic and part machine.

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.

Dinosaur

A group of animals that went extinct 65 million years ago. They often appear in or influenced various manga/anime.

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.

Energy Blast

A character can harness their power and shoot energy-based projectiles from their body.

Engagement

An engagement is a promise to marriage.

Esper

An esper (or ESP-er) is someone with psychic abilities. The concept is frequently used in a variety of anime series.

Explosion

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

Extreme Violence

It's use can be intended to be shockingly disturbing or hilariously absurd.

Facefault

When people are surprised/shocked because of someone's stupidity.

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.

Fangirl

A girl who is a loyal fan to some person, show, book, or other objects; and takes this support to an almost extreme level at times. A true fanatic.

Fighting Dirty

Sometimes its the only way to win a fight, and sometimes characters just have no honor. Either way these characters don't like to play fair.

Filler

Something that isn't from the manga. Could be characters, episodes, and so forth.

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.

Fortune Telling

A fortune teller is a person with divine or magical powers who can tell various bits of personal information about an unknown person. She/he can tell the future, more often she/he can see one of many potential futures. Sometimes objects like tarot cards, tea leaves, crystal balls are used to assist the fortune teller in his/her reading.

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