The following is a glossary of terms that are specific to anime and manga. Anime includes animated series, films and videos, while manga includes graphic novels, drawings and related artwork.

Note: Japanese words that are used in general (e.g. oniisan, kawaii and senpai) are not included on this list, unless a description with a reference for notability can be provided that shows how they relate.

Character traits

Demographics

Fandom

Main article: Anime and manga fandom

Genres

For a complete list of genres that covers all types of literature, see List of genres.

Other terms

See also: Category:Anime and manga terminology

See also

References

Citations

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