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Big Boobs

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

Breast Envy

Commonly seen in anime and manga, less-developed girls are often envious of those with larger breasts.

Clothing Damage

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

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".

Crazy Anime Hair

Huge spikes, multiple colors, gravity-defying ponytails... and it's probably all natural somehow too.

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.

Gothic Lolita

A particular style of dress that generally incorporates vaguely historical looks done up flamboyantly with lace, although there are several subsets of Gothic Lolita.

Harem

The term "harem" is frequently used to describe manga and anime series that feature one man surrounded by a variety of female romantic candidates.

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.

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.

Maids & Butlers

Maids and Butlers are highly popular within anime and manga. They can simply be a job, or they can be a lifestyle for loyal servants to a master or mistress. Identified by a particular uniform. Also popular in cosplay.

Manga Iconography

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

Panty Shot

Gratuitous exposure of a character's panties, possibly the biggest fan service concept in anime and manga.

Pettanko

A "Pettanko" character is a female who is flat-chested or has small breasts and is either concerned by it or proud of it.

Physical Exam

Physical health examinations that often take place at schools in anime and manga. Typically focusing on girls having their bust size measured, such scenes often serve as a form of fan service.

Skinship Grope

In anime and manga, girls sometimes admire each other's assets, to the point of groping either with or without permission. This concept applies to any part of the body and either gender, but it's usually all about boobs.

Thanks for the Mammary

A guy may have the best of intentions, but sometimes he may accidentally grab a boob. These things happen.

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.

World of Buxom

When large is standard and the majority of female characters are big-breasted, usually with very few exceptions.

Zettai Ryouiki

Literally meaning "Absolute Territory", zettai ryouiki is the area of uncovered thigh between the skirt and the knee sock.

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