Sket Dance Concepts

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

Characters who exercise their strong libidinous desires in unwholesome ways, such as peeping on the objects of their desire, making inappropriate comments, stealing underwear etc. Though typically middle-aged or elderly men with a penchant for young girls, there are probably a few dirty old women out there.

Love Confession

Telling someone you love them. It usually takes a lot of courage to say it.

Love Plus

A popular Nintendo DS game that features a romance visual novel that, once completed, unlocks a real-time girlfriend simulator.

Maids & Butlers

Maids and Butlers are highly popular within anime and manga. They can simply be a job, or they can be a lifestyle for loyal servants to a master or mistress. Identified by a particular uniform. Also popular in cosplay.

Major death

Death of a major character.

Makeover

Changing someone's appearance.

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.

Moe

Moe (pronounce moh-eh) is a Japanese slang term for something one likes, and within the anime realm is used to refer to characters who inspire a protective sort of love-- usually because the characters seem to need someone to take care of them.

Moronic character

The kind of character always gets into trouble by his or her bad luck, silliness, and/or cluelessness. A common source of comedy.

Mother

A woman who has given birth to or raised a child.

Murder

The act of taking another person's life.

Musician

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

Mute

Someone incapable of speaking

Narcissism

Narcissism is how much someone love themselves more than others. Narcissists are a very vain and will look down on others.

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.

Nosebleed

Bleeding from the nose, in manga/anime it mostly used as a sight gag that happens when a character is thinking or witnessing something perverted.

Oblivious To Love

Someone being completely oblivious about people liking him/her.

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.

Origin Story

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

Orphan

A child without parents.

Otaku

In Japanese, otaku means people who are obsessed over something. Usually, it is in reference to anime, manga, and video games. In the western world, the word is frequently designated to a fan of anime, manga, video games and/or Japanese culture.

Parents

Someone or something that both has and raises children/offspring.

Pets

Something that serves as a pet or behaves in the manner of one.

Potential Love Interest

The character has a chance of ending up with the protagonist. It means either the protagonist or the heroine(or maybe both) have feelings for the other.

Pregnancy

A state of a female carrying a fertilized egg in her womb until gestation and a child is born. This entire process takes roughly nine months, and is broken into three-month periods known as trimesters.

Prince

A male heir to a royal throne.

Princess

A female heir to a royal throne.

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.

Rivals

Rivals are competitor to someone. Unlike an enemy, rivals could have similar goals but disagree on the process.

Robot

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

School Clubs

A group gathering or activities that occurs after school is over.

School Festival

A tradition seen in Japan every year in their school system. The students set up booths for activities or food stands.

Science!

Sometimes the pursuit of scientific knowledge goes far beyond what is accepted in polite society. When normal Science can't get the job done, we turn to "Science!" and the perverse minds that practice it.

Sh┼Źnen

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

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.

Singer

A person who sings as a profession.

Sket Dan

Sket Dan is a club at Kaimei High School. This club is a support club that help people to solve their problems.

Split Personality

A condition where a character has two or more personalities sharing one body.

Sports

A common theme in many mangas and animes.

Stalker

A anonymous follower and tab-keeper of another person or persons.

Students

A Student is one who is enrolled or attends classes at a school, college, or university. A popular theme among many manga and animes.

Suspicious Smile

Characters that are most noted for smiling a certain way. No matter how cute said smiles are, they're never good.

Teachers

A Teacher is a type of person who is in charge of educating others in some form of higher learning or skill. The Japanese title is "Sensei".

The Revelation

The idea that a major event/item/history is explained to the protagonist. With the main character and reader aware of the truth, everything is approached with a new view.

The Sketchbook

The Sketchbook is a band formed by the members of Sket Dan: Bossun, Himeko, and Switch; after each of their respective bands were unable to perform at the Kaimei Rock Festival.

Thieves & Con Artists

Thieves and con artists are people who take objects of value from others by theft or trickery.

Tournament

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.

Tragedy

A story or event centered around human misery. Characters in the story face suffering, dread, and destruction.

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