Durarara!! Concepts

Durarara!! is a franchise comprised of 1 anime series, 4 manga series
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Aliens

Beings from another planet.

Amnesia

Mental condition of when someone forgets almost all of his or her past, including his/her identity. Some anime characters have such an allingment.

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

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.

Big Boobs

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

Brother Complex

When a character idolizes their older brother. They sometimes appear to have romantic feelings towards him.

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.

Bullies and Bullying

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

Child Abuse

Child Abuse is the act of an adult striking or causing harm to a child. Not necessarily physical, but emotional abuse as well.There are also adults who sexually abuse kids called Pedophilia.

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.

Crazy Driver

Anime characters whose reckless driving makes them a feared presence both to other drivers on the road and the passengers who are along for the ride. Quite often used for gags in comedy anime and manga titles.

Crime And Mystery

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

Deal with the Devil

One makes a deal with a demon/devil for something he/she wants. The demon/devil usually wants their soul in return.

Demon Weapons (Soul Eater)

Demon Weapons are characters in Soul Eater who have the power to transform into weapons for the purpose of killing evil spirits. They are teamed up with Meisters in order to complete this objective.

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.

Doctors

A Doctor is a medical professional that works to the goal of curing illness in others.

Documentaries And History

A medium used in anime.

Dollars

An anonymous gang in the Ikebukuro district.

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.

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.

Enemy Love Interest

The protagonist's love interest is either a member of the enemy faction or the main antagonist of the series.

Evil

The philosophical idea of the opposition of good. Some believe it is the opposite of good while others consider it a misguided attempt of good.

Fairy

A small human like creature that has insect like wings and is seen in many fantasy stories around the world. The hellish verision of these creatures is called "Imp".

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.

Frenemy

When someone is friends with a person who for one reason or another they are forced to also be enemies with.

Ganguro

Ganguro is a fashion trend where young girls have deep tans, bleached out hair, and heavy make up.

Incest

Sexual intimacy between family members.

Jealousy

A feeling of jealous envy (especially of a rival).

Kidnapping

Capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment .

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.

Lost Precious

Lost Preciouses are valuable items that are no longer possessed by their original owner. They cover a wide range of items from jewelry to magical swords.

Love Triangle

Someone > Someone > Someone

Madness

In Soul Eater "Madness" is the power that Kishin and evil spirits use to corrupt others and drive them crazy, often resulting in them turning evil. After the release of Asura, Madness begins to build up around the world uncontrollably.

Makeover

Changing someone's appearance.

Moronic character

The kind of character always gets into trouble by his or her bad luck, silliness, and/or cluelessness. A common source of comedy.

No Mercy

When a character doesn't even hesitate to take care of an opponent and shows them no restraint or sympathy at all. Usually a trait in villains but even heroes can prove to be cold blooded when they need to be.

Oblivious To Love

Someone being completely oblivious about people liking him/her.

Otaku

In Japanese, otaku means people who are obsessed over something. Usually, it is in reference to anime, manga, and video games. In the western world, the word is frequently designated to a fan of anime, manga, video games and/or Japanese culture.

Police

The Police are a form of law enforcement officers that work on the local levels. Uniforms are normally in either blue or black.

Pop Idol

Pop Idols in Japan are classically females in their teens to early twenties. Not only are they singers, but they can also be models and general media personalities.

Possession

The act of controling an individual, making him preform actions at your will.

Potential Love Interest

The character has a chance of ending up with the protagonist. It means either the protagonist or the heroine(or maybe both) have feelings for the other.

Promise

A Promise is a frequent theme in anime, manga, and real life.

Pwnage

Pwnage isn't just losing a fight. These are situations where one opponent significantly outclasses the other to the point of embarrassment.

Rage

Often when a character needs to grow stronger in battle, they find this strength through anger. A character being overwhelmed with rage can give them great power or even let them grow to a new level.

Revenge

When someone returns an cruel favor to another after what has been done to them or an loved one.

Rivals

Rivals are competitor to someone. Unlike an enemy, rivals could have similar goals but disagree on the process.

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