Sket Dance Concepts

Sket Dance is a franchise comprised of 1 movie, 1 anime series, 1 manga series
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Adopted

Raised by parents who aren't related to you.

Age Change

When a character changes their age, either growing older or younger, and typically not simply by having time pass but as the result of some power or outside source.

Bathing Scene

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

Big Boobs

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

Big for Their Age

When a character looks far older than they actually are. This is typical in anime and manga especially with high school characters who can sometimes look almost like they're in their twenties or even older.

Birthday

A anniversary of the day on which a person was born (or the celebration of it).

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.

Broken Friendship

A Broken Friendship is a dead relationship between two people or more.

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.

Cat Fight

A term given to an altercation between two women.

Catboy

Like the Catgirl There's also a Catboy

Catgirl

Girls with cat-like features, primarily ears and tail. Feline mannerisms are also common.

Cheerleaders

Trained people, typically female, who stand on the sidelines of a sporting event and cheer for one of the teams. They usually chant, move in formation, and perform acrobatics.

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.

Childishness

When a character doesn't quite act their age and behaves in an upbeat and immature manner.

Class President

A Class President is the elected leader of a student council in most academies. They are in charge of most student events and serve as representative of the student body to the faculty.

Comedy

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

Concert

A live performance or show were musicians perform before a live audience.

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.

Crime And Mystery

A genre/concept that appears in many anime series, notably Case Closed.

Crossover

A concept where several characters from different, separate stories and series meet up.

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.

Cursed Objects

A object that has negative effects on it owner or wielder.

Date

Going on a date with...

Delinquents

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

Detective

A Detective is one who works to solve crimes and mysteries of the world using not brawn, but their minds. These can be part of law enforcement or freelance.

Doctors

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

Dojikko

In anime, a cute, clumsy girl. Her klutziness usually hurts other people more than herself.

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.

Drunk

Someone who loves to consume alcohol, and typically overdoes it.

Eyecatch

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

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.

Fantasy And Fairy Tales

A type of story often containing talking creatures and magical enchantments.

Father

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

Fighting Dirty

Sometimes its the only way to win a fight, and sometimes characters just have no honor. Either way these characters don't like to play fair.

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.

Freaky Friday Flip

A concept where characters have their mind transferred into someone else's body.

Gainax Bounce

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

Games

There is a particular genre of anime, usually shounen, devoted entirely to the playing of various games, such as mahjongg, Go, etc. These anime may also be tie-ins for CCGs.

Girl Games

Girl Games or "bishōjo games" are dating simulation games that are classically targeted toward a male audience.

Hand Shake

A hand shake symbolizes a start of a new friendship, or respect for another creature/human.

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.

Japanese Honorifics

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

Kaimei Student Council

In the Sket Dance franchise, the student council at the Kaimei high school is a group of students who help their classmates. It's similar to Sket Dan club.

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