Anime Cliches

Central Reading: On Cliches as a Whole

The Opposer: Where I talk about Antagonist types and clichés

The Lost Art of Visual Storytelling

Why Time Travel = Escapism

1 – Ayanami Rei Clones/Dandere Girls

2 – The Modern Tsundere

3 – Chibi Tsundere/Shana Clones

4 – Onna Bugeisha/Warrior Girls

5 – Nakama/Friendship Powerup

6 – Defeat=Friendship

7 – The Self Insert Protagonist

8 – The Interrupted/Missed Love Confession

9 – Donkan/Sexually oblivious protagonist

10 – Power of Songs

11 – Hidden Power

12 – Self Insert Story, Wishfullfilment

13 – Genki/Energetic Girls

14 – Kamikakushi/Spirited Away

15 – Blood Knight

16 – Unguarded Mechas

17 – Highschool Setting

18 – Miko/Shrine Maidens

19 – Kyoto Animation

20 – A God Am I

21 – Empty Eyes

22 – Osananamiji/Childhood Friend

23 – Kitsuneme

24 – Heterochromia

25 – Amnesia

26 – Boy meets Girl

27 – Magic Reset Ending

28 – Deredere

29 – Chuunibyou

30 – Nakige

31 – Japanese Catholic Church

32 – Yamato Nadeshiko

33 – Absent Parents

34 – Flying Mechas

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