Rurouni Kenshin Concepts

Rurouni Kenshin is a franchise comprised of 1 movie, 3 anime series, 3 manga series
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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.

Anti-Villain

A villain with heroic goals.

Assassins

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

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.

Bankai

Ban-Kai is a zanpakutou's final form. It means "Full Release'"

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

Big Mam Pirates

Big Mam Pirates are a crew of pirates led by Big Mam, a member of the Four Emperors.

Blind

A handicap where a person has severely poor eyesight. It may range from very poor eyesight in one eye to being unable to see anything with both eyes.

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.

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.

Damsel In Distress

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

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.

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.

Duel

Prearranged fight with two people. It is used in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honor.

Energy Blast

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

Evil

The philosophical idea of the opposition of good. Some believe it is the opposite of good while others consider it a misguided attempt of good.

Explosion

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

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.

Fullbring

Fullbring is an ability that humans can use to communicate with the souls of inanimate object and manipulate them.

Giant Monster

An enormous creature generally the size of a building or larger. Giant Monster is also a popular theme in Japanese anime and horror, with Godzilla as it's most iconic example.

Gotei 13

The Gotei 13 are the elite Captain and Lieutenants of the Soul Society's Soul Reaper army. Split into 13 different divisions, they keep the peace and battle the Hollows.

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.

Kidnapping

Capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment .

Manga Artist

A Manga Artist is known in Japan as a manga-ka. Sometimes they work solo to create mangas, but they are also commonly known to have a staff who assist the lead artist.

Manga Iconography

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

Martial Arts

Seen in just about every form of anime at least at one point. The key component that makes Shounen popular among boys. As well as Ancient art in itself

Monster Fight Scene

A fight scene or epic battle that stands above the norm and cities destroyed of what the series offers and goes down in history as one of the best monster combat encounters in the series. The perfect combination of epicness and animation and giants.

Naval Grand Line Forces

The Naval Grand Line Forces is the military force of the world of One Piece. They are under the command of the World Government.

Ninjas

A ninja is a (typically Japanese) warrior, trained in martial arts fighting styles, and whom typically specializes in stealthy tactics and unorthodox arts of war.

Pirates

A Pirate is one who steal at sea or and plunders at land. It can also be a term used for adventurers who don't follow the laws of the land.

Protagonist

The main character of a story or plot. Most forms of fiction have the protagonist as a hero but there are rare occasions with an evil or not-so-noble protagonist.

Revenge

When someone returns an cruel favor to another after what has been done to them or an loved one.

Samurai

Samurais were warriors of feudal japan

Sharingan

Powerful eyes in the Naruto series. Doujutsu wielded by the descendants of the Rikudou Sennin's eldest son, the Uchiha Clan. It is an evolution of the Byakugan.

Shinigami

Shinigami are death gods, a recurring concept in multiple anime, notably in Bleach and Death Note

Sh┼Źnen

Literally means "boy" in Japanese, but is also used to refer to Japan's biggest manga demographic: pre-teen and teenage boys.

Straw Hat Pirates

The Straw Hat Pirates are a band of hero adventurers who sail the seas of the Grand Line. Led by the Captain, Monkey D. Luffy.

Suicide

Suicide is the act of taking ones own life through various means.

Summoning: Impure World Resurrection

A forbiden technique used by the second hokage Tobirama Senju,Later used by Orochimaru and his disciple Kabuto.

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.

Tailed Beasts

Extremely powerful tailed demons. Sealed within Naruto is the nine tailed fox, the most powerful of the Bijuu as well as the most difficult to control.The Ten-Tails is the original Bijuu and it's charka was spilted into the Nine tailed beasts.

Unreal Hair/Eye Color

A popular design choice for characters in anime is to give them natural hair and/or eye colors that do not occur in real nature.

Villains

The villain of the story.

Yakuza

The Yakuza are crime syndicates of Japan. Members are often marked with elaborate tattoos.

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