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Birthday

A anniversary of the day on which a person was born (or the celebration of it).

Cats

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

Champion.

A person who is the best at a sport/tournament/contest etc.

Child Prodigy

A child who is on the same ability level as an older person. This can include things such as skipping grades or talent at an instrument.

Code of Honor

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

Cultural Diversity

This concept describes how people from different race, background, and religion interact. In certain anime and manga series, there are diversity in their characters like Bleach, Code Geass, and Shaman King.

Documentaries And History

A medium used in anime.

Dogs

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

Exhibitionism

The most basic definition is nudity in public, but an exhibitionist in a broader sense is someone who just simply looks for an excuse to take their clothes off or feels more comfortable without them.

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.

False Friends

Translation problems between two languages or cultures.

Fighting Dirty

Sometimes its the only way to win a fight, and sometimes characters just have no honor. Either way these characters don't like to play fair.

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.

Frenemy

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

IG-1 Teams

The IG-1 is comprised of six teams who race one another in order to claim the spot of champion.

Jealousy

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

Kendo

Kendo translates to "Way of the Sword". It is a sword competition using bamboo swords called a shinai. It is a popular martial arts practice in Japan.

Loner

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

Parents

Someone or something that both has and raises children/offspring.

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.

Rivals

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

Robot

An electro-mechanical machine which is guided by computer or electronic programming, and is thus able to do tasks on its own.

Secret Past

A list of people who won't reveal their past even though it might be revealed later. Who knows, it could either be an extrordinary timeframe, an emberassing childhood or an shockingly dark chain of events.

Sports Day

Japans equivalent to a field day.

Stalker

A anonymous follower and tab-keeper of another person or persons.

Talking Animals

Usually special animals that have the ability to speak to humans. Talking animals are a big part in several animes and mangas

Team Black Egg

Team Black Egg is a defensive based team who prove to be a true challenge of the IG-1.

Team Edgeraid

Team Edgeraid is a IG-1 team that operates similar to Team Satomi.

Team Satomi

Team Satomi are the protagonists of IGPX and the newest team to enter the IG-1.

Team Skylark

Team Skylark is an all female team and a friendly rival to Team Satomi.

Team Sledge Mamma

Team Sledge Mamma is a veteran team of the IG-1 and like to play a bit dirty.

Team Velhstein

Team Velshtein is the champion team of the IG-1 and the team to beat in order to win.

The Revelation

The idea that a major event/item/history is explained to the protagonist. With the main character and reader aware of the truth, everything is approached with a new view.

Unrequited love

A passion or romance for a person where these feelings are not returned by the object of affection. A one-sided love.

V for Victory

A common form of expressing oneself in an anime where someone makes the piece sign in order to show spunky and cheery youthfulness.

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