Tenchi Universe Concepts

Tenchi Universe is an anime series in the Tenchi Muyo franchise
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Adult Child

Someone who never grew up on the inside

Aliens

Beings from another planet.

Alternate Reality

An alternate reality is a universe that is different from the main world of a series. This world can be different in just small ways and it will still resemble the main reality, or it can be completely different and not be similar at all to the universe the protagonist had known.

Androids

A type of robot or synthetic organism designed to look and act like a human.

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.

Baseball

Baseball is a field sport played between two teams. The sport is very popular in the United States, Japan, and elsewhere throughout the world. It has also been a popular theme in anime and manga for more than 50 years.

Bathing Scene

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

Bounty Hunter

Doing deals for large amounts of cash. Usually hunts people wanted by the law.

Chick Magnet

All the girls fall in love with him.

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".

Corrupt Leaders

Power corrupts. Bureaucratic power (especially tied to other powers) is no exception.

Cross-Dressing

The act of wearing clothes commonly associated with the opposite gender.

Crying

What someone does when upset/sad. Sometimes people can also cry from sheer joy.

Delinquents

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

Destiny

The belief of predetermined events.

Doppelgänger

A double or look-alike of another person.

Drunk

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

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.

Engagement

An engagement is a promise to marriage.

Explosion

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

Facefault

When people are surprised/shocked because of someone's stupidity.

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.

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.

Folklore

A concept used to describe characters who are based on myths, legends, and even religion.

Gambler

Someone who plays games of chance on a regular basis in hopes of getting rich quick.

Ghosts

A ghost is a dead persons spirit that roams the earth usually attached to where they died or refusing to go to the after life until there are finished on earth.

Heroic Sacrifice

An act when someone gives up something of great importance for a greater good.

Housewife

A wife who makes a career out of tending to the daily household requirements.

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.

Kidnapping

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

Kissing

Kissing is the act of pressing your lips to the body of another person. This can be on the cheeks, head, hand, but more commonly to another person's lips.

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.

Mad With Power

Some people just can't handle being put in charge.... Or being given a massive power boost, or being turned into a god, or coming into possession of a powerful object and so on and so on... These characters are usually villains, but many a hero has been guilty of this...

Magic

Magic is an often used term in fiction. It is the concept of affecting the universe through supernatural methods and breaking the physical laws.

Magical Girl

A fantasy sub-genre that features girls who magically transform into super-heroines and combat evil.

Manga Iconography

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

Marriage

A couple who have made an official vow to stay together.

Military

The force of defense and offense of a nation. Are mostly equiped with the best weapons that the nation can provide.

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.

Partners

A group of at least two people who always work together and often make each other stronger by doing so.

Police

The Police are a form of law enforcement officers that work on the local levels. Uniforms are normally in either blue or black.

Princess

A female heir to a royal throne.

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.

Royalty

Someone part of a royal family.

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.

Scientists

People who through a great pursuit of knowledge tends to make the impossible possible.

Secret Past

A list of people who won't reveal their past even though it might be revealed later. Who knows, it could either be an extrordinary timeframe, an emberassing childhood or an shockingly dark chain of events.

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