Top 10 Most Annoying Things About Anime

I love anime, but there are things that just really annoy me whether it's due to bad English dubs, unnecessary censorship, or another reason.

The Top Ten

Bad English Dubs

Some English dub anime's are tolerable and a lot of times some English dubs are really awful that it's better switching to the Japanese audio with English subtitles.

I don't mind reading subtitles because I can read then fast enough to keep up with what's going on. A lot of English dubs, though, sound utterly ridiculous.

Woman with Ridiculously Large Boobs

It's annoying, and personally it makes me drop the enjoyment of an anime. I do not watch hentai pervy animes, so I do not watch anime to see stupid boobs everywhere. If they just HAD boobs it would be fine, but they always make sure to show them in the most cringy fanservice scenes ever.

There was a scene in one anime that I forgot the name of where a woman's boobs dodges a speeding bullet. I don't mind large breasts on some characters but there are limits to how much fanservice is really necessary.

Ugh, this is the worst. It's like the animators think that they can oversexualize female characters because they damn want to. Then it's rather a hentai than an actual show. And hey, that's what I'm saying. This one bothers me A LOT, and while I haven't seen any REAL anime series, this one (cliché) should and MUST DIE!

I really don't mind this but there is a point where it really becomes over ridiculous.

Filler Episodes

Fillers can be annoying... even though some of them can be enjoyable, I would prefer going to the point instead of spending time on useless fillers.

The only anime that did this right was Sailor Moon, because these episodes developed and fleshed out the characters, were funny, had some cool moments and such, and it was done in a way where the episodes wouldn't even feel like filler at all.

But they didn't do it right all the time, a reason the fourth season, SuperS, is hated is because it had way too much filler.

Probably the most recognizable one would be Naruto Shippuden

Dragon Ball Z and Pokémon do this.

Fight Scenes Dragging On Too Long

I love the fight scenes in anime but some fight scenes really drag on too long, Dragon Ball Z is the best example of doing this one of those moments is when Goku fights Frieza and it takes up nearly an entire season and most of the episodes fight scenes consist of them fighting then stop to talk go back to fighting then the scene switches to a scene with other characters and also Yu-Gi-Oh does this with some duels being up to 3 or even six episodes of just one duel.

This is one of my biggest pet peeves in anime. If you don't have a strong story to capitalize on your horsecrap fights, then I will completely trash your anime

Dragon Ball in a nutshell


They make the females pretty much just eye candy with no personality or hobbies, since their only interest is to please their perverted/indecisive love interest who just ends up with all of them in the end. At least in the reverse harems, the guys actually have personality and interests, which makes them more of a human being than some kind of broken record robot.

Now everyone thinks all anime is porn. Gee thanks.

Wimpy Male Characters
The Beach Episode

Oh it's summer! Let's make those anime girls go to the beach so we can make them wear sexy bikinis and show off their boobs and asses! HELL NO!

I hope the Pokémon animators and writers learn their lessons after that stupid ass "Beauty and the Beach" episode and other episodes where they have one of the female Pokémon characters wearing a bikini. I hate these kinds of episodes, they're TEN years old for God's sake!

A lot of anime's always seem to include a Beach episode a lot of times for no reason.

At least my hero academia has done it correctly

Explaining Battle Moves

Honestly the villain could explain it in their head, or one of the protagonists knows it and explains it to their ally.

Whenever the bad guy explains their battle moves/plans they always lose

Creepy Female Stalkers

Especially when they get the guy in the end. basically, the thing is, if (a girl/you) harass(es) and force (herself/yourself) on (you/a boy) enough times, (you will have to throw away your life and give her what she wants/he will end up throwing everything away and giving you what you want). what a twisted message honestly.

Reminds me of juvia

I'm looking at you Sakura from Naruto and Especially you Serena from Pokémon XY.

Repetitive Openings

I binge shows only and it's the most annoying thing. Sure I'll watch it a couple times or if they have a new one, but most streaming options doesn't have the "skip intro" like Netflix. Even then you miss part of the story cause they put the Intro 5 min in.

The Contenders

Really Long Titles

This is the title to an actual anime that I watched:

Japanese: Mondaiji-tachi ga Isekai kara Kuru Sou Desu yo?
English: Problem Children Are Coming From Another World Aren't They?

The anime is decent but that title is just unnecessarily long. They could've just named it Problem Children.

Inappropriate Wide-Angle Scenes

I'm looking at you Alladin from magi

Male Character Being Violently Attacked by Female Characters for No Reason

This is so annoying and one of my biggest gripes with anime honestly.

Yep, it's normal and 'funny' for a girl to hit a guy, but when a guy does it back, it's 'abuse' and 'sexism'

Sexual Innuendo
How They Eat Slowly

How is this not true, clearly the anime girl eating sounds is way more annoying, they want their way of eating to be cute when its just really bad

Every Main Character is an Idiot
Bathhouse Scenes
Silicon Breasts

Those are fake! They look like they got implants and plastic surgery to their outside skin!


Ok first of all SICK BURN! LOL! and second I can agree even though they made a masterpiece like Yugioh (It could still be better even though it's perfect) they changed stuff that made the series a little bit less enjoyable. Such as Yugi telling Joey "Joey, I love you..." when he was mind controlled. And don't worry, that isn't really a spoiler.

Bath Episode
Overly Violent Tsundere Girls

If a guy did it to a girl, He would be a woman beater. But it's okay for a girl to do it to a guy, Do I smell sexism?

Can't that guy smack that bitch back for once? Tsunderes are like parents who abuse you because they love you. I'm not being sexist, I would love it if a girl does the same to an overly violent male tsundere, and I am a girl myself. But I have seen so many annoying tsunderes like this, and I want to see a guy do it to a girl.

Annoying Voice Acting
Unnecessary Story Arc
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