History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi Concepts

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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.

Big Boobs

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

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.

Cheerleaders

Trained people, typically female, who stand on the sidelines of a sporting event and cheer for one of the teams. They usually chant, move in formation, and perform acrobatics.

Childishness

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

Comedy

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

Dou

An approach to martial arts in the Mightiest Discple franchise where the user uses anger to overcome physical limits. Opposite to Sei

Duel

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

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.

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.

Fighters

The character knows well how to defend him or herself.

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.

Jealousy

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

Major death

Death of a major character.

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

Master (Mightiest Disciple series)

A person who has developed a superhuman level of ability in martial arts or some other field.

Pachinko

A Japanese gaming machine that's vaguely a cross between pinball and a slot machine, used for casual gambling. The basic concept is that you buy small metal balls that you play in the machine in attempts to win more of them, which you can trade in for money or prizes.

Promise

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

Revenge

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

Rock Paper Scissors (janken)

Rock Paper Scissors is known in Japan as "janken". The hand gestures and rules are similar. A game that is often used to decide friendly disputes.

Sei

An approach to martial arts in the Mightiest Disciple franchise where the user fights from a state of calmness. Opposite to Dou.

Shinpaku Alliance

The Shinpaku Alliance is a group of fighters created by Niijima Haruo and composed mostly by students of the Kouryuu Highschool and former members of Ragnarok.

Shounen Tournament

Also referred to as the "Shounen Competitive" subgenre; the most popular shounen series generally fit into this action-oriented category

Thieves & Con Artists

Thieves and con artists are people who take objects of value from others by theft or trickery.

Tournament

A battle between participants to see who is the strongest. It usually involves brackets and moving up the line, but it can also be in other formats such as a "survival of the fittest" format.

Training

Specialized strategies and methods of exercise used in various anime and manga series to develop characters and prepare them for performing in events.

Transfer Students

A new student who comes from another school, they typically come from a mysterious background or they arrive to spark some changes in the story.

Yami

Yami is a worldwide organization of martial artists created after WWII. It's the main oppositor/enemy of the Ryozanpaku.

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