Anime cliches you LOVE

Ryan Johnson
Ryan Johnson

series ends on a single frame of a motivational sentence

All urls found in this thread:
https://youtu.be/i1YcJkYBAxQ
Nathaniel Hughes
Nathaniel Hughes

Good endings even when it's kind of dumb

Luke Harris
Luke Harris

ed song starts during the episode

Christopher Thomas
Christopher Thomas

Oh, and psycho gays

Jacob Walker
Jacob Walker

Slapping or punching people to bring sense into them.

Hunter Clark
Hunter Clark

OP1 starts playing on the last episode.

Jace Wright
Jace Wright

crows in winter, cicadas in summer
that THONK bamboo pipe thing (forgot)
onsen / bathhouse episode; none of that "let's go peep on the girls" nonsense, though
beach episode
pan to the sky, "Ehh?!"
first ep: OP at end, no ED
final ep: same
character hums the OP, or it plays on the radio

Anthony Wright
Anthony Wright

Fake loli.

Hunter Gonzalez
Hunter Gonzalez

cicadas can be heard whenever there's an outdoors scene
neon lights in cities at night
colourful as fuck flowers all over the place in Shoujo

Jayden King
Jayden King

cute shota character does something adorably innocent
teenage girl nosebleeds

Anthony Cooper
Anthony Cooper

A date episode

Logan Adams
Logan Adams

Cicdas aren't really a cliche though, if you're outside in a temperate climate it's usually loud as fuck with insects, especially at night.

I guess putting emphasis on them is a cliche.

Lincoln Jenkins
Lincoln Jenkins

he thinks it's a "practice date"
she thinks it's real

Xavier Thompson
Xavier Thompson

That's true. First time I watched EVA I thought that they were actually outside and not in the tv. Turned out to be both. That was very confusing.

Dominic Kelly
Dominic Kelly

manzai
other characters in the room falling over when a character does or says something really stupid
character gets beat up by a tsundere for no reason and he exclaims, "NAZE BOKU DA!?"

Jason Collins
Jason Collins

the boys trying to peek at the girls' onsen, only to be caught

Noah Torres
Noah Torres

Good guy MC still finds the time of day to help out some unimportant loser

Colton Nguyen
Colton Nguyen

OP plays during the last major battle

Ryder Murphy
Ryder Murphy

Bad guy is saying some chuuni shit to MC in the likes of "seems i can't go easy on you"
Bad guy dashes forward
Dissapears
Hayai!
MC triest to block the bad guy's hit coming from the back
Bad guy yells Osoi!
Bad guy strikes MC

Jack Lee
Jack Lee

Giant attack
Explosion/dust/smoke covers the screen
No one could have possibly survived an attack like that!
When it clears the villain is just standing there with minor injuries or totally fine

Cameron Brooks
Cameron Brooks

studio thanks the audience overseas in the series ending credits

Christopher Harris
Christopher Harris

when does that ever happen

Blake Hill
Blake Hill

Season 1 theme plays in final battle

William Scott
William Scott

Everyone or almost everyone falling upside down when one character does something stupid.

Jaxson Carter
Jaxson Carter

badass main character with a lot of flashbacks about his lover and why he became a badass

Benjamin Rodriguez
Benjamin Rodriguez

Some cheese lines about the guy being ok with flat chest if it it belongs to the love interest.

Jacob Edwards
Jacob Edwards

friends turning into enemies
enemies turning into friends

Easton Sanders
Easton Sanders

girl hears it and gets mad
insults or punches the guy
blushes afterwards

Luke Sanchez
Luke Sanchez

girl pretends to be a clumsy airhead but is actually a scheming, mischievous wench

Kevin Taylor
Kevin Taylor

Guy walks in while girl is naked/half naked
Girl challenges him in a duel
Girl is one of the strongest students in school
Guy wins or the duel ends with draw
Guy saves the girl.
Girl falls in love with the guy.

Jayden Kelly
Jayden Kelly

it's chicada swarm year in my part of the country
Hoo boy

Christian Wood
Christian Wood

girl airheadness is a facade of her true self
I'll always love you Minori.

Hunter Hernandez
Hunter Hernandez

delinquent's pompadour is several feet long

Jordan Diaz
Jordan Diaz

comic relief character turns out to be really strong

Adam Perez
Adam Perez

confessional scene
train passes by
Eh nadatte?

Kayden Flores
Kayden Flores

Minori best girl.
Ami a shit.

Asher Robinson
Asher Robinson

Man, I eat that shit up.

Jason Young
Jason Young

Good one.

Jacob Allen
Jacob Allen

This is not a "shittiest cliches" thread.

Gavin Cox
Gavin Cox

enemies can open doors

Adrian Torres
Adrian Torres

tomboy character secretly likes girly stuff
popular girly gal has secret otaku hobbies
loser MC whose only strength is incredibly strong willpower
lazy, lazy Sensei
delinquent is actually the nicest person ever, they're just misunderstood because of rough look/personality
"b-but we're both girls!"

Isaiah Reed
Isaiah Reed

MADA MADA.

James Hernandez
James Hernandez

I love that cliche.

Julian Evans
Julian Evans

lively girl feels up shy girl's boobs in the locker room
girl acts like an old pervert in general
delinquent wears geta, has a rope for a belt and talks in kansai dialect

Asher Parker
Asher Parker

delinquent is actually the nicest person ever, they're just misunderstood because of rough look/personality

The ones I think of of the top of my hat are Toradora and that shitty OVA with the chunni who said the MC was a king.
Both did this delinquent is nice thing terribly.
What anime did it right?
Ippo maybe?

Cooper Morgan
Cooper Morgan

there's no opening to indicate shit is going down this episode

As for actual in-story cliches
butt monkey gets his serious scene or episode that is not played for laughs later

Elijah Martin
Elijah Martin

character that has his eyes closed all the time opens them

Oliver Rogers
Oliver Rogers

none

Landon Allen
Landon Allen

Someone should edit that so the falling dollars have laughing Lupin faces on them

Juan Gomez
Juan Gomez

dollars

Adam Cooper
Adam Cooper

long-forgotten plot points are now relevant in the final fight

Carson Barnes
Carson Barnes

MC and Group beats up some Villian
The true antagonist shows up
Whoops their ass in 5 seconds without even trying
Bonus points even he actually kills one of the good guys
Negative points if he let's them live because omoshiroi

Robert Thomas
Robert Thomas

I haven't watched Lupin in forever I don't remember if the episode takes place in Japan or not.

There, banknotes, are you happy?

Liam Miller
Liam Miller

MC's hyped-as-hell overpowered weapon backfires/is destroyed
It's up to the MC's creativity and ingenuity to win

Jaxon Jenkins
Jaxon Jenkins

OP changes over time

Eli Gutierrez
Eli Gutierrez

Tomboyish girls.

Kayden Phillips
Kayden Phillips

OP updates

Jace Phillips
Jace Phillips

fatherly/motherly mentor does good
Normal human can punch through walls and be a badass.
cybernetic enhancements that make you stronger
losing all hope, when help suddenly arrives and the MC kicks ass.

Luke Brooks
Luke Brooks

Self-sacrifice, but only when done right. far too many times is treated lightly, which completely ruins the purpose
also
Character keeps fighting even after receiving several serious wounds that actually reduce his capacities

Jaxon Davis
Jaxon Davis

This one. Man when I heard the OP start I knew it was gonna be cool.

Don't watch if you intend to watch Jojo any time soon.

https://youtu.be/i1YcJkYBAxQ

Lincoln Allen
Lincoln Allen

running girl toast

Jordan Davis
Jordan Davis

Now that's some really shitty gif you have there.

Adrian Bell
Adrian Bell

there's a rival MC fought against and either barely lost to or barely beat
MC goes through big training arc
comes back and absolutely annihilates the rival like it was nothing
Always gets my blood pumping

That's always great

Eli Moore
Eli Moore

What is Moomintroll doing in that gif?

Colton Hughes
Colton Hughes

post better wanker

Ayden Davis
Ayden Davis

main characters dance in the ED

Daniel Williams
Daniel Williams

apparent generic background character that turns out to be important later on, maybe even becoming part of the main cast
mooks are competent and pose a constant threat throughout the entire show as they aren't BTFO in one hit

Dominic Flores
Dominic Flores

Female teacher who still isn't married
Tall misunderstood girl who secretly loves cute things and wants to be girly
Blonde haired foreigner asks protagonists directions in not Japanese, language barrier hijinx ensue
Female delinquent with a deredere side
Fireworks festival
Due to misunderstandings MC is mistaken as gay when he's straight
Protag is insanely dense (I don't care, I love it)
Male tsundere, best if he's a badass/GAR

Elijah Roberts
Elijah Roberts

Character keeps fighting even after receiving several serious wounds that actually reduce his capacities
Texhnolyze did this wonderfully.

Leo Ross
Leo Ross

extremely manly man that's super serious and quiet all the time.
they secretly love girly things

Caleb Thomas
Caleb Thomas

character hums the OP, or it plays on the radio
Name 12 shows where this happens.

Hunter Evans
Hunter Evans

half of those are just azumanga characters

Julian Howard
Julian Howard

The ED updates with every dramatic change in the show

Parker Barnes
Parker Barnes

two vs many fights
OP/ED playing during the fight

>MC in dire situation about the recieve heavy long-range damage
rival pops in and blocks like it's nothing
hey, looking bad there small fry

Gavin Murphy
Gavin Murphy

it's a beach episode

Isaac Foster
Isaac Foster

Basara's song play anytime the captain has his car's radio on in Macross Frontier

Only good thing about that shitshow

Logan Clark
Logan Clark

grew up in a literal house in the middle of the woods
literal months where there would not be a single SECOND of ANY day without the constant SCREEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
relate to cicada anime on the deepest personal level

Ryan Carter
Ryan Carter

The only time this was ever good was at TTGL ep6

Ethan Stewart
Ethan Stewart

Didn't it happen on Samurai Champloo?
I think for Michiko Hachin too
Early Manglobe stuff, I guess

Ryder Gonzalez
Ryder Gonzalez

cicadas got into the basement
couldn't fucking find them because they shut up when you get near
thank god winter came

Adrian Foster
Adrian Foster

MC and love interest get together early on, with relatively little relationship drama

Thank you Ore Monogatari

Andrew Lopez
Andrew Lopez

they spent years maturing inside the earth only to leave, get stuck in your basement and freeze to death without ever accomplishing their goal of passing on their genes

Andrew Morgan
Andrew Morgan

kissu at the end
yet so many series fuck it up

how hard is it

Jaxson Ortiz
Jaxson Ortiz

woops, obviously meant to quote

Ethan Fisher
Ethan Fisher

"NAZE BOKU DA!?"
That hurt to read.
Dostedt?

Chase Fisher
Chase Fisher

character rages so hard they get a power up
all the MC's are female and they sing the OP/ED together

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