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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.

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.

Bookworm

Bookworms are characters who would rather have their face buried in a book than do anything else. Whether it be a spellbook or a classic novel, these characters just love books.

British Library

Is a British government agency given the task of safeguarding any rare or lost books from evil hands

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.

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.

Damsel In Distress

A maiden is in peril and only her one true hero can save her.

Enemy Love Interest

The protagonist's love interest is either a member of the enemy faction or the main antagonist of the series.

Explosion

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

Gainax Bounce

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

Good Turned Bad

Also known as corruption, this is when someone previously goodhearted becomes sinister.

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.

Light Novel

A popular form of novel, usually aimed at young adults, which features regular illustrations. Light novels also usually use shorter paragraphs and easier kanji than novels aimed at adults, as well as furigana readings for kanji, offering a fast, easy read.

Manga Iconography

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

Musician

A musician is a person who creates and/or plays music.

Origami

Origami is a traditional Japanese art of folding paper in a precise way in order to mold it into various shapes, such as animals.

Paper Master

Paper Masters are beings who can manipulate paper at will

Seinen

Traditionally aimed at an older audience than shounen, seinen manga are typically much more realistic and mature than their shounen counterparts, but also tend to contain more explicit material.

Super-Human

A human being with extraordinary powers not within the natural abilities of a normal human.

Sword Fight

An intense battle between two or more characters using swords.

Villains

The villain of the story.

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