Umineko When They Cry Concepts

Umineko When They Cry is a franchise comprised of 1 anime series, 3 manga series
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Alter Ego

Alter ego is a character's second self. Anyone who has this leads a double life.

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.

Anime/Manga within Anime/Manga

Maria watches Higurashi on TV.

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.

Back to life

Also known as resurrection. This is when a previously dead character is restored back to life.

Big Bad

Beatrice

Big Boobs

Shannon

Birthday

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

Bitch Slap

A slap with a flat open hand against someone's cheek (most common). This is sometimes performed during an argument.

Blood Bath

A massacre

Brother and Sister

Ange & Battler

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.

Catch Phrase

A line or word that is used repeatedly by a character until it becomes a line that they are known for and helps make them memorable.

Censorship And Localization

The history of anime censorship largely involves the early anime releases and the question of their place in the larger media model.

Child Abuse

Rosa is guilty of this.

Concert

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

Cool character

Someone who remains calm in most of the situations. Even in the middle of battle.

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.

Cross-Dressing

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

Dark Past

One or more past events that negatively affected one or more people. It's very common in an anime for at least one person to have such a past.

Date

Shannon & George.

Deceased Characters

These characters had died by the end of the manga, anime or movie. Permanently.

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.

Doctors

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

Doppelgänger

Beatrice Castiglioni's daughter is a spitting image of her.

Dreams & Nightmares

The imaginary events that goes on in your head when you are asleep. In some anime's they can bring important messages or to haunt a person.

Drowning

Drowning is death from suffocation (asphyxia) caused by a liquid entering the lungs and preventing the absorption of oxygen leading to cerebral hypoxia and cardiac arrest.

Engagement

An engagement is a promise to marriage.

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.

Extreme Violence

It's use can be intended to be shockingly disturbing or hilariously absurd.

Father

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

Femme Fatale

A woman who is considered to be dangerously seductive.

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.

Funeral

The Funeral is the act of a burial after a death. Friends and family gather to morn as the body is placed into the ground, or pass along condolences to surviving family.

Furniture

Furniture of Umineko no Naku Koro ni.

Good Turned Bad

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

Guro

A Form Of anime that depicts extreme injury, mutilation Or death. Normally In a Sexual Manner.

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.

Incest

Kinzo is guilty of this.

It's Over 9000!

A popular internet meme from the anime DragonBall Z.

It's a Trap

A phrase used to describe a situation where someone mistakes a man/transsexual for an attractive woman. Not to be confused with "Crossplay" even though this can be said in that situation.

Lecher

Battler, sort of.

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.

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.

Marriage

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

Mentor

Virgilia

Mother

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

Murder

The act of taking another person's life.

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