Worst Anime Cliches

RoseRedFlower
Is there ever that one cliché in anime that you by no means can understand why they keep doing this because it's so annoying? I'm not saying that the animes that due these clichés are bad, far from it. I like most of them however, these tropes are pretty annoying in my own opinion. I'm sure you can agree on at least one of them and I know there might be some that I missed. However this is just what I think of when I think of annoying clichés in anime. You're free to add one of your own too.

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81 Freeze Frame! Freeze Frame!
82 Women as Sex Symbols Women as Sex Symbols

Think about it... Big busts, stereotypically blonde, clothing that are near to exposing their bodies. Uff... What more can one say? - ClassicGaminer

83 Genki Girls Genki Girls

yep - Adventurur2

84 Always Angry Characters Always Angry Characters

These characters are usually very annoying ( Chi Chi, Sakura, Kagome,... ) - Goku02

85 Main Character Sits Next to the Window in Class Main Character Sits Next to the Window in Class

I recall reading something a few years back that this is done to reduce the amount of stuff to animate in the classrooms to save money? I could be wrong though. - Rue

Not a bad one, as it does absolutely no damage to the plot 99.9% of the time. - Entranced98

If you pay close attention you can see it a lot but it's not the worst cliché. - HoneyClover

86 Vengeful Characters Vengeful Characters

That image of vegeta is perfect - Adventurur2

87 Squads Squads

Why is this not #1? EVERY anime has this! That one squad of friends that defeats all the bad guys.

It is fine to have squads since there is more strength in numbers. However, that does not mean a squad is an unstoppable force and also means that it will never fall apart. - YourWaifuSucks

Z-Fighters, Ichigo Team, Team Natsu, Squad 7 from Naruto, Straw Hat Pirates and the list goes on. - HoneyClover

Soilders from AoT, the smash bros gang, fairy tail - Adventurur2

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88 Childhood Friend Childhood Friend

In every one. EVERY

89 Episodes That Are Almost Entirely Fanservice Episodes That Are Almost Entirely Fanservice
90 Cold Character Later Becomes Happy Cold Character Later Becomes Happy

From bored to happy - Adventurur2

91 Characters Get Drunk Characters Get Drunk

As someone who's a fan of shoujo anime, I don't usually see drunkards...but when I do, they just tick me off in a way I don't understand. They act ridiculous when drunk, and it gets on my nerves.

Very over the top are the types of drunks you find in anime. - HoneyClover

92 Traitors Traitors
93 Weird Clothing Weird Clothing
94 Girls Who Never Get Angry Girls Who Never Get Angry
95 Extra Fanservice for Trap Characters Extra Fanservice for Trap Characters
96 Incompetent Government Incompetent Government

Every anime does this to make it's plot work. Look at GGO and ALO arcs of SAO. If the Japanese Government done it's job The Fairy Dance arc would end quicker than it should. Look at GGO. If they did their job, The murders commited by Death Gun would be over sooner. - YourWaifuSucks

97 Dying by Pushing Someone Out of the Way of a Truck Dying by Pushing Someone Out of the Way of a Truck

More common than you'd think. - izayaorihara

Why is there a cat picture - pupcatdog

My most oringanal death - Adventurur2

98 Crossdressers Crossdressers
99 Characters Get Sent To Another Dimension Characters Get Sent To Another Dimension
100 Ugly Teachers Ugly Teachers
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