Hunter × Hunter Concepts

Hunter × Hunter is a franchise comprised of 2 movies, 5 anime series, 1 manga series
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A Twinkle in the Sky

A common trope in anime & manga. When characters or objects are launched into the sky, they vanish and a small twinkle appears where they disappeared.

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.

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.

Best Friends

Big Boobs

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

Bitch Slap

A slap with a flat open hand against someone's cheek (most common). This is sometimes performed during an argument.

Blind

A handicap where a person has severely poor eyesight. It may range from very poor eyesight in one eye to being unable to see anything with both eyes.

Blood Bath

A massacre

Blood Types

In Japan, your blood type is often used similarly to a zodiac sign, to categorize people and make horoscopes for them.

Boxing

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

Brawn Hilda

Huge muscle-bound women who emasculate the men around them and are considered unattractive or even grotesque.

Brothers

Male characters that share the same parents.

Cats

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

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.

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.

Chimera Ants

Chimera Ants are aggressive, carnivorous insects.

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.

Clothing Damage

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

Comedy

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

Cooking

Someone or something to do with cooking.

Cool character

Someone who remains calm in most of the situations. Even in the middle of battle.

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

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 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.

Cyborgs

A fictional being that is part organic and part machine.

DVD Release

Anime episodes and movies released on DVD should be linked to this page.

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.

Deceased Characters

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

Dogs

Canine animal with four legs that is seen as a pet.

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.

Drunk

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

Episode Recap

Basically a short summary of past events told in one episode.

Fan Disservice

Fan Disservice is the opposite of Fan Service where the fans are repulsed and turned off.

Father

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

Femme Fatale

A woman who is considered to be dangerously seductive.

Fighters

The character knows well how to defend him or herself.

Filler

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

First date

The first date of a (potential) couple.

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.

Fox Eyes

When a character always seems to have their eyes shut. This can be used to either show wisdom or mischief.

Gentle Giant

Just because you're huge doesn't mean you have to be threatening. These are the characters with hearts as big as their stature.

Good Turned Bad

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

Hacker

Someone skilled with computers who is able to break into secure programs and alter them. A hacker's motives vary, some do it for malicious reasons, some for heroic ones, and others just for fun.

Heterochromia

Characters with two different eye colors.

Hunter

Certified individual who is hired to do a variety of things including finding people or treasure, capturing bounty heads, etc. Seen in the anime/manga Hunter X Hunter.

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