Naruto Shippuden Concepts

Naruto Shippuden is an anime series in the Naruto franchise
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Secret Agent

The character is working for a secret association organization, often they seem to be living a perfectly normal life.

ANBU

The ANBU is a special squad of ninja specifically created for assassinations, stealth missions and dealing with exceptionally dangerous threats too dangerous for regular ninja

Aburame Clan

The Aburame are a bloodline of ninjas in the Hidden Leaf Village. Their notable feature is that they allow thousands of chakra devouring insects to live in their body and in exchange, the insects do their bidding.

Akatsuki

They serve as the primary antagonists in Naruto.Originally founded by Yahiko and Tobi who helped him,it was suppose to be a freedom group but after Yahiko's death, Akatsuki has become a group of S-class criminal shinobi led by Nagato(Pain) but is really led by Tobi.

Akimichi Clan

The Akimichi clan is a bloodline of Hidden Leaf ninjas that are able to rapidly expand parts of their body by turning excess calories in their body into chakra. Because of this, they tend to be obese people.

Allied Shinobi Forces

The Allied Shinobi Forces are the Five Nations with the Land or Iron alliance against the forces of akatsuki

Ambiguous Gender

A common theme in anime and manga is for a character to be a man that looks feminine or a woman that looks masculine, often leading the viewers to believe them to be of the opposite gender.

Amputee

A character that has had one or more of his/her limbs completely severed.

Angels

Angels are beings that reside in Heaven. They are often portrayed with wings, halos, or both.

Anime Laws of Physics

Originally compiled by Darrin Bright and Ryan Shellito at the California Polytechnical Institute, they explain much of the abnormal physics phenomena we see in most anime.

Anime/Manga within Anime/Manga

This is for any anime/manga that has created another series within itself that is referenced quite often.

Antagonist

The main opposing force of a story. Normally the antagonist is a villain but other forms of fiction may have them as heroes or indifferent characters.

Anti-Hero

A kind of Hero who has rather questionable methods and motives. He may have good goals but does evil things for it or being totally selfish but saves the day somehow.

Assassins

A person who was paid to preform the extermination of a specific person.

Back to life

Also known as resurrection. This is when a previously dead character is restored back to life.

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.

Bathing Scene

Bathing Scenes, while occasionally meaningful to plot or character development, are generally excuses for fan service.

Best Friends

Betrayal

Betrayal is the act of treachery or a violation of a trust or allegiance. This can be to one's friends, country, or God.

Big Bad

Usually the main villain of the season/show. Alongside the "Bigger Bads", they are the most difficult to defeat or even kill.

Big Boobs

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

Big Eater

Big Eater are characters that can eat tons of food in one meal

Bitch Slap

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

Blood Bath

A massacre

Bounty

A Bounty is a price put on the life of someone who is wanted by either the authorities, government, or private organization.

Bounty Hunter

Doing deals for large amounts of cash. Usually hunts people wanted by the law.

Brawn Hilda

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

Breaking the Fourth Wall

The act of Breaking the 4th Wall is when a character seem to show knowledge that they are in a fictional series. Normally by talking directly to the audience.

Breast Envy

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

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.

Bullies and Bullying

A bully is a person who habitually badgers and intimidates smaller or weaker people.

Byakugan

The Original Dojutsu that was said to evolved into the legendary Sharingan, still prominently used by Konoha's Hyuuga Clan.

Catch Phrase

A line or word that is used repeatedly by a character until it becomes a line that they are known for and helps make them memorable.

Cats

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

Chakra

In the Naruto universe chakra is a form of energy through which ninjutsu moves can be accomplished. There are five different types of elemental chakras.

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.

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.

Chunin

High level Ninja who have completed the Chunin exam, but are not Jounin

Chunin Exam

The Chunin Exams are an event held in the Hidden Leaf where Genin from the Hidden Leaf and other villages go through a series of tests and practical examinations in order to be considered for advancement to the Chunin rank.

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.

Collateral Damage

Collateral Damage is a military term describing a situation where soldiers destroy property or kill civilians by accident or on purpose. Example:Dragon Ball Z, there is a lot of property damages and lives lost when Majin Buu blows up the whole city.

Comedy

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

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".

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.

Corrupt Leaders

Power corrupts. Bureaucratic power (especially tied to other powers) is no exception.

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