Most Common Anime Cliches


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21 Boys Between 10 and 14 as Heroes Who are Way More Brave, Smart and Skilled Than Most Adults in the Series

This is not the case in DBZ. The older, the stronger. Well, most of the time at least. - Goku02

22 Anime Facial Expressions
23 The Really Hot Guy That Wants To Date The Unpopular Outcast Girl

I see this a lot

24 Sparkling Eyes
25 Overpowered Characters

It's so frustrating when characters are so strong it makes me not care about the story anymore. Like ok what are they gods now? It makes it hard to believe they exist or could ever be defeated. I like the suspense of not knowing and that others actually have a chance to catch up with their skills and it makes the fights more thrilling when they have weaknesses they have to overcome. Not every fighting based anime can be like DBZ and get away with it. DBZ can because they somehow make it work. (But I would enjoy options for fighters like Piccolo and Android 18 to catch up with the power of the Saiyans. It'd be nice if weaknesses could be explored too.) - NerdBunny

26 Everyone is Hot
27 Chicks are Always Super Badasses with No Background as to How They Got that Skilled..

And that would be what is called a Badass Sue (a type of Mary Sue). - Anonymousxcxc

This is just in general, no need to say only girls..

Definition of a Mary Sue.

Whether if it's blocking shots with swords at 16, Or trickshotting sniper rifles at 14, where the hell did the training come from and why is it always chicks hogging the showcase?

28 Pure Evil Villain Reforms and Bounds With Hero
29 Harem V 1 Comment
30 Nosebleeds

When excited and against any real world logic anime characters get nose bleeds! Its hilarious to me!

31 Hammers, pans, etc. are pulled out of nowhere to hit a character who said something stupid over the head
32 Opening and Ending Credit Songs with Songs that are More Emotional, Poetic or Dramatic Than the Actual Series V 1 Comment
33 Tentacles


34 They Finally Kiss On The Last Episode After Some Big Love Confession
35 Obsessive Fangirls

Don't get me started on that.

36 Obsessive Fanboys
37 Characters Cross-Dressing
38 When the Male Character Falls, He Always Lands On a Girl's Breasts

Or walks into a girls room, trips falling on a girls breasts or walks in on her naked and somehow the girl gets super strength and hits him so hard he flies out of the room..SO ANNOYING!

39 Main character is an average schoolgirl who discovers she has magical powers and starts fighting
40 Boy Wants a Normal Life But Ends Up In Some Nonsense

Commonly in the beginning of anime the main charature will talk about how there happy with the normal with normal life, then later get into some non sense that changes there life or something

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