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We define genre as the categorization of anime based upon the subject matter of it - what it is about.
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==Subcategories==
 
==Subcategories==
* {{Cat|Elements|Action}}
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==Action==
* {{Cat|Elements|Adventure}}
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{{eyecatch|Note|Explanation of the 6 subcategories are available here: [[Categories:Elements:Action]]}}
* {{Cat|Elements|Angst}}
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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 alot of shooting, explosions and fighting.
* {{Cat|Elements|Anthropomorphism}}
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:''Examples: {{a|90|Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan}}, {{a|247|Koukaku Kidoutai STAND ALONE COMPLEX}}''
* {{Cat|Elements|Comedy}}
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* {{Cat|Elements|Detective}}
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==Angst==
* {{Cat|Elements|Ecchi}}
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'''Angst''' is a German word for fear or anxiety. It is used in English to describe a more intense feeling of internal emotional strife. In anime it describes works which convey intense feelings of fear or strife, where you can almost feel your heart cramping up by the intensity of it all.
* {{Cat|Elements|Fantasy}}
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:''Examples: {{a|1002|Gunslinger Girl}}, {{a|896|Kimi ga Nozomu Eien}}, {{a|22|Shinseiki Evangelion}}''
* {{Cat|Elements|Harem}}
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* {{Cat|Elements|Hentai}}
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==Adventure==
* {{Cat|Elements|Horror}}
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'''Adventures''' are exciting stories, with new experiences or exotic locales. Adventures are designed to provide an action-filled, energetic experience for the viewer. Rather than the predominant emphasis on violence and fighting that is found in pure action anime, however, the viewer of adventures can live vicariously through the travels, conquests, explorations, creation of empires, struggles and situations that confront the main characters, actual historical figures or protagonists.
* {{Cat|Elements|Incest}}
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Under the category of adventures, we can include traditional swashbucklers, serialized films, and historical spectacles, searches or expeditions for lost continents, "jungle" and "desert" epics, treasure hunts and quests,  disaster films, and heroic journeys or searches for the unknown. Adventure films are often set in an historical period, and may include adapted stories of historical or literary adventure heroes, kings, battles, rebellion, or piracy.
* {{Cat|Elements|Mahou Shoujo}}
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:''Examples: {{a|24|.hack//SIGN}}, {{a|132|Hunter X Hunter}}''
* {{Cat|Elements|Romance}}
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* {{Cat|Elements|SciFi}}
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==Anthropomorphism==
* {{Cat|Elements|Sexual Abuse}}
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* {{Cat|Elements|Shoujo Ai}}
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* {{Cat|Elements|Shounen Ai}}
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==Comedy==
* {{Cat|Elements|Sudden Girlfriend Appearance}}
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{{eyecatch|Note|Explanation of the 4 subcategories are available here: [[Categories:Elements:Comedy]]}}
* {{Cat|Elements|Thriller}}
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Animes whose central struggle causes hilarious results. These stories are build upon funny characters, situations and events. A comedy anime is laced with humour and sets out to provoke laughter from the audience.
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Japanese humour can be a bit strange to westerners, so if you're new to this type of humour, just bear with it; it'll most likely grow on you if you're a fan of other kinds of comedy.
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:''Examples: {{a|93|I My Me! Strawberry Egg}}, {{a|228|Jungle wa Itsumo Hare nochi Guu}}, {{a|2165|School Rumble}}, {{a|2429|Yakitate!! Japan}}''
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==Detective==
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==Ecchi==
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{{eyecatch|Note|Explanation of the 6 subcategories are available here: [[Categories:Elements:Ecchi]]}}
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==Fantasy==
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{{eyecatch|Note|Explanation of the 10 subcategories are available here: [[Categories:Elements:Fantasy]]}}
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==Harem==
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==Hentai==
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{{eyecatch|Note|Explanation of the 18 subcategories are available here: [[Categories:Elements:Hentai]]}}
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==Horror==
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==Incest==
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==Mahou Shoujo==
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==Romance==
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===Love Polygon===
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==SciFi==
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{{eyecatch|Note|Explanation of the 14 subcategories are available here: [[Categories:Elements:SciFi]]}}
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==Sexual Abuse==
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==Shoujo Ai==
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==Shounen Ai==
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==Sudden Girlfriend Appearance==
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==Thriller==
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[[Category:Definitions]]
 
[[Category:Definitions]]

Revision as of 00:46, 6 February 2008

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<insert smart text about Elements here>

Subcategories

Action

Note Explanation of the 6 subcategories are available here: Categories:Elements:Action

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 alot of shooting, explosions and fighting.

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

Angst

Angst is a German word for fear or anxiety. It is used in English to describe a more intense feeling of internal emotional strife. In anime it describes works which convey intense feelings of fear or strife, where you can almost feel your heart cramping up by the intensity of it all.

Examples: Gunslinger Girl, Kimi ga Nozomu Eien, Shinseiki Evangelion

Adventure

Adventures are exciting stories, with new experiences or exotic locales. Adventures are designed to provide an action-filled, energetic experience for the viewer. Rather than the predominant emphasis on violence and fighting that is found in pure action anime, however, the viewer of adventures can live vicariously through the travels, conquests, explorations, creation of empires, struggles and situations that confront the main characters, actual historical figures or protagonists. Under the category of adventures, we can include traditional swashbucklers, serialized films, and historical spectacles, searches or expeditions for lost continents, "jungle" and "desert" epics, treasure hunts and quests, disaster films, and heroic journeys or searches for the unknown. Adventure films are often set in an historical period, and may include adapted stories of historical or literary adventure heroes, kings, battles, rebellion, or piracy.

Examples: .hack//SIGN, Hunter X Hunter

Anthropomorphism

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Comedy

Note Explanation of the 4 subcategories are available here: Categories:Elements:Comedy

Animes whose central struggle causes hilarious results. These stories are build upon funny characters, situations and events. A comedy anime is laced with humour and sets out to provoke laughter from the audience.

Japanese humour can be a bit strange to westerners, so if you're new to this type of humour, just bear with it; it'll most likely grow on you if you're a fan of other kinds of comedy.

Examples: I My Me! Strawberry Egg, Jungle wa Itsumo Hare nochi Guu, School Rumble, Yakitate!! Japan

Detective

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Ecchi

Note Explanation of the 6 subcategories are available here: Categories:Elements:Ecchi

Fantasy

Note Explanation of the 10 subcategories are available here: Categories:Elements:Fantasy

Harem

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Hentai

Note Explanation of the 18 subcategories are available here: Categories:Elements:Hentai

Horror

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Incest

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Mahou Shoujo

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Romance

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Love Polygon

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SciFi

Note Explanation of the 14 subcategories are available here: Categories:Elements:SciFi

Sexual Abuse

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Shoujo Ai

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Shounen Ai

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Sudden Girlfriend Appearance

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Thriller

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