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Action anime usually involve a fairly straightforward story of good guys versus bad guys, where most disputes are resolved by using physical force. It often contains a lot of shooting, explosions and fighting.

Examples: Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan, Koukaku Kidoutai STAND ALONE COMPLEX

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Entries with this keyword should contain the use of firearms (that are small enough to be handled by one or two persons).

Examples: Grenadier: Hohoemi no Senshi, Gungrave, Trigun

Martial Arts

Characterized by extensive fighting scenes employing various types of martial arts, meaning systems of codified practises and traditions of training for combat.

Examples: Shen Diao Xia Lu, Mutsu Enmei Ryuu Gaiden: Shura no Toki


A ninja is a kind of spy or assassin who lived in Japan beginning in the 14th century. They are usually clad in black to aid their secret mission and to be able to hide in the dark, although some ninja prefer to wear orange jumpsuits and be noisy. Ninja are also attributed many abilities far above those of the average human.

Examples: Naruto, Nabari no Ou, Ninja Mono

Super Power

Be it an ancient Greek Hercules, a cybernetic muscle-man, or a fourteen year-old girl in a mini-skirted sailor suit. As long as they have super power, they're in the show.

Examples: Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon, Mai-HiME


This is about the art or skill of wielding a sword, especially in fencing.

Examples: Afro Samurai, Blood - The Last Vampire


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