Naruto Shippuden Concepts

Naruto Shippuden is an anime series in the Naruto franchise
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Costume Change

Normally in anime and manga a character will wear the same outfit throughout the series. But there are many characters who are known for changing into elaborate costumes, costumes they'd never wear normally, either for comedic relief, to gain power, or for their own mysterious reasons.

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.

Crude Humor

A style of comedy that takes a crass and politically incorrect approach to topics considered to be taboo, indecent, or impolite such as sex, violence, bodily functions, pedophilia, race, death, gender, sexual orientation and things that would generally be considered offensive if made light of.

Crying

What someone does when upset/sad. Sometimes people can also cry from sheer joy.

Curse

A long-lasting spell that causes negative results to the cursed one and sometimes those around him/her.

Cyborgs

A fictional being that is part organic and part machine.

Danzo's Juinjutsu

Danzō's Juinjutsu is a cursed seal place on all members of Danzo's personal ANBU group called Root. It prevents the person from speaking of anything incriminating about Danzō.

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.

Dark Side

Not to be confused with "Evil Twin" which is a completely different person who is an evil version of a character, the Dark Side is an internal evil persona of a character. It is often seen as a figure that must be defeated to gain control over one's own body and gain extra powers.

Date

Going on a date with...

Decapitation

AKA beheading

Deceased Characters

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

Delinquents

One who disobeys or breaks rules or laws, often used to describe younger individuals such as high schoolers who cause trouble.

Demons

Are powerful creatures that live in the pits of Hell. That are many classes and levels for these monsters but no matter the rank they are deadly beasts.

Destiny

The belief of predetermined events.

Dismemberment

The loss of limbs and body parts is a common concept in many of the more violent Japanese manga and anime.

Doctors

A Doctor is a medical professional that works to the goal of curing illness in others.

Dogs

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

Double Agent

When someone good or evil who works for one team is actually doing the opposite team's duties behind at least one team's back. This is to hide the fact that they're working for the opposing team.

Dragons

A legendary creature that is typically reptilian, that can fly and can breathe fire and sometimes ice.

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.

Ecchi

Ecchi is a Japanese term meaning sexy or erotic, anything that evolves sexy characters. Derived from the word "Hentai" but their meanings are completely different. Ecchi walks that line between sexy, but never crosses it into full graphic nudity or sex.

Energy Blast

A character can harness their power and shoot energy-based projectiles from their body.

Espionage

This is the act of secretly watching a person or group to gather information, often for political purposes. Spies typically disguise themselves so that they might sneak around. Espionage is also frequently tied to assassination plots.

Evil Twin

Explosion

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

Facefault

When people are surprised/shocked because of someone's stupidity.

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.

Father

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

Female Ninjas

A Female Ninja in Japanese is referred to as a kunoichi. They were given special training that took advantage of a woman's natural gifts.

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 Kiss

The act of someone giving or receiving their first kiss, or a particular couple kissing for the first time.

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.

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.

Four Symbols Seal

A sealing technique based on the the fūinjutsu of Uzushiogakure. Best known to be used to conceal the Nine-Tail Demon Fox inside Naruto Uzumaki.

Fox Eyes

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

Friendly Fire

Friendly fire is a military term that describes a situation where soldiers mistakenly attack their own teammates. In anime, the results of friendly fire can be devastating or comedic.

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.

Furido's Four Men

Furido's Four Men was a group that appeared on Naruto Shippuden. They are the main antagonists on the non-canon filler arc.

Gainax Bounce

The "Gainax Bounce" refers to breasts bouncing around gratuitously in anime, often in ways that seem to defy physics.

Genin

Acadamy graduates who get to begin their Ninja training under a Jounin.

Genjutsu

A method of fighting based around using sensory manipulation to confuse an opponent, leaving them open for attack.

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.

Ghost Stories

A concept given to the telling of scary stories, folktales and urban legends.

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