Robotics;Notes Concepts

Robotics;Notes is an anime series in the Robotics;Notes franchise
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The capability of a machine to imitate and act like a human.


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.


Eyecatches are short scenes or illustrations used to begin and end a commercial break in anime.

First Kiss

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


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.


Gunvarrel is the famous robot from a popular anime series of the same name in the Robotic;Notes franchise.

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

An agency responsible for developing technology, research and other advance mission in the Earth's aerospace such as asteroid exploration.

Japanese Festival

Japanese Festivals are referred to in Japan as 'Matsuri'. Festivals can be local affairs or even nationwide holidays. In many ways similar to Fairs in the US.

Japanese Honorifics

Japanese Honorifics are best described as a sign of respect and endearment. Politeness is an important part of Japanese culture and language.

Kagome, Kagome Song

Kagome, Kagome Song is a children's song sung in Japan.

Kimijima Reports

Kimijima Reports are hidden files hidden by Kimijima Kou who died mysteriously in the Robotics;Notes franchise.

Manga Iconography

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

Mech Fight

Mech fights are battles between two or more large human-controlled robots.

Origin Story

The tale of how a hero or villain came to be who they are.


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

Robotic Research Club

Robotic Research Club is the name of Akiho's club in the Robotic;Notes franchise.


Seppuku is a Japanese ritual suicide, and was a common practice among samurai.

Simultaneous Release

When anime or manga is broadcast or published -- usually on the internet -- in countries outside of Japan around the same time as it airs/releases in Japan, usually within one week or even 24 hours.

Suicide attempt

A person tries to kill him/herself but fails.


A battle between participants to see who is the strongest. It usually involves brackets and moving up the line, but it can also be in other formats such as a "survival of the fittest" format.


"Tsundere" is a portmanteau of two Japanese phrases: "tsuntsun" and "deredere" and refers to characters who act hostile to the object of their affections, but secretly (or not-so-secretly) harbor feelings for them.

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