Galaxy Express 999 Concepts

Galaxy Express 999 is a franchise comprised of 2 movies, 3 anime series, 1 manga series
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Aliens

Beings from another planet.

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.

Anime/Manga within Anime/Manga

This is for any anime/manga that has created another series within itself that is referenced quite often.

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.

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.

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.

Big Business

Big Business can be applied to an organization or individual that uses a corporation and/or business tactics to enact their brand of evil/greed, which may or may not actually be illegal.

Blood Bath

A massacre

Cannibalism

The act of eating a member of ones own species.

Catgirl

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

Childishness

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

Cleanliness Committee

The Cleanliness Committee is in charge of protecting the pristine image of the Kingdom of Repentance.

Clone

A Clone is a biological copy of any organic creature. A Clone is mostly created through science and is sometimes abused to an extent.

Code of Honor

Many characters in anime/manga live by a personal or structured code of honor.

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".

Corrupt Leaders

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

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.

Crossover

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

Cyborgs

A fictional being that is part organic and part machine.

Dark Past

One or more past events that negatively affected one or more people. It's very common in an anime for at least one person to have such a past.

Deathbed

Deceased Characters

These characters had died by the end of the manga, anime or movie. Permanently.

Destiny

The belief of predetermined events.

Doctors

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

Drunk

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

End of the World

The extinction of all life on Earth or the destruction of Earth itself. Also known as; Armageddon, Ragnarok, and the Apocalypse.

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.

Execution

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

Failure

In anime and manga many characters either consider themselves failures or are seen as such by others for not being strong enough, being scared, or just not being smart enough. However, usually this serves as inspiration for the character to grow stronger and come back to prove them all wrong.

Father

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

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.

Fossil

A trace or piece of an organism that existed in the past, such as a skeleton, shell, or leaf that has been preserved in the earth. The most common fossils found in the world are of Dinosaurs.

Frenemy

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

Galaxy Railways

The Galaxy Railways is a transit system that uses trains to travel amongst planets throughout the galaxy.

Genetic Engineering

The scientific process of messing with the genetics of an organism.

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.

Good Turned Bad

Also known as corruption, this is when someone previously goodhearted becomes sinister.

Heroic Sacrifice

An act when someone gives up something of great importance for a greater good.

Homage

Something done to show acknowledgment or consideration for another.

Illusion

An Illusion is a condition of being deceived by a false perception or belief.

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 .

Leijiverse

The Leijiverse is the name given to the universe that Leiji Matsumoto's characters exist in.

Loner

A loner is a person who avoids or does not actively seek human interaction. There are many reasons for solitude, intentional or otherwise. ...

Martial Arts

Seen in just about every form of anime at least at one point. The key component that makes Shounen popular among boys. As well as Ancient art in itself

Military

The force of defense and offense of a nation. Are mostly equiped with the best weapons that the nation can provide.

Murder

The act of taking another person's life.

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