Highschool of the Dead: Drifters of the Dead Concepts

Highschool of the Dead: Drifters of the Dead is an anime movie in the Highschool of the Dead Franchise
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Big Boobs

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

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.

Chibi

Chibi means to be small in stature. In anime/manga the term is used for a character that is small in appearance and exaggerated features.

Comedy

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

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.

Gainax Bounce

The "Gainax Bounce" refers to breasts bouncing around gratuitously in anime, often in ways that seem to defy physics.

Hallucination

Seeing things that aren't there

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.

Implied Sex Scene

Due to censorships, anime has a funny way of implying a scene where the characters may have sexual intercourse. It happens in manga, too.

Kissing

Kissing is the act of pressing your lips to the body of another person. This can be on the cheeks, head, hand, but more commonly to another person's lips.

Manga Iconography

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

Masochist

A Masochist is a type of person who attains gratification out of physical or emotional pain. Abuse/Humiliation.

Moe

Moe (pronounce moh-eh) is a Japanese slang term for something one likes, and within the anime realm is used to refer to characters who inspire a protective sort of love-- usually because the characters seem to need someone to take care of them.

Mother

A woman who has given birth to or raised a child.

Pets

Something that serves as a pet or behaves in the manner of one.

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.

Romantic Drama

Romantic Drama is a concept used in series to create tensions of highs and lows in order to leave the audience in suspense over an outcome in a romance based series.

Sexually Aggressive Females

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

Snaggletooth

A common theme in character designs when a character has one tooth that hangs out like a fang. Typically used to show a sassy or rough personality.

Teachers

A Teacher is a type of person who is in charge of educating others in some form of higher learning or skill. The Japanese title is "Sensei".

Tsundere

"Tsundere" is a portmanteau of two Japanese phrases: "tsuntsun" and "deredere" and refers to characters who act hostile to the object of their affections, but secretly (or not-so-secretly) harbor feelings for them.

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.

Zombies

Zombies are an undead rotting corpse that is alive yet dead and have voracious appetites for living flesh.

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