Mawaru Penguindrum Concepts

Mawaru Penguindrum is an anime series
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Absent Parents

With a kid like that, no wonder there aren't any parents around!

Bishonen

Typical "beautiful boy" in anime and manga

Bitch Slap

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

Brother and Sister

A male and a female member of a family that share the same parents.

Brothers

Male characters that share the same parents.

Childhood Friend

The character has known the protagonist for a long time, typically all his/her life. If he/she's from the opposite gender there's a high chance he/she has a crush on the main character.

Childhood Promise

When I was 5 years old, I promised the neighbor's girl I'd marry her and become King of Japan. 10 years later, she wonders why I haven't done both of those things yet.

Cooking

Someone or something to do with cooking.

Destiny

The belief of predetermined events.

Explosion

Explosions are featured in a wide array of anime/manga, created from various weapons/attacks.

Fishing

The act of catching fish, usually with a rod and reel. Is often seen in any anime that takes place outdoors or in settings in the past where fishing was a valuable skill needed to gather food.

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.

Funeral

The Funeral is the act of a burial after a death. Friends and family gather to morn as the body is placed into the ground, or pass along condolences to surviving family.

Games

There is a particular genre of anime, usually shounen, devoted entirely to the playing of various games, such as mahjongg, Go, etc. These anime may also be tie-ins for CCGs.

Jealousy

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

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.

Knitting

Magical Girl

A fantasy sub-genre that features girls who magically transform into super-heroines and combat evil.

Manga Iconography

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

Marriage

A couple who have made an official vow to stay together.

Mother

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

Nurses

A Nurse is a regular hospital worker and Doctor's assistant. Assisting in the day to day care of patients, they can be male or female.

Penguin

Aquatic, flightless birds living almost exclusively in Antarctica. Penguins are a popular animal in Japan.

Ping-Pong

A sport in which two or four players hit a lightweight, hollow ball back and forth using table tennis rackets.

Pop Idol

Pop Idols in Japan are classically females in their teens to early twenties. Not only are they singers, but they can also be models and general media personalities.

Prince

A male heir to a royal throne.

Princess

A female heir to a royal throne.

Stalker

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

Transformation

The Idea of a character transforming into a animal, monster, creature, demon, or other types of creatures.

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