Subject: Anime

Terms used to discuss or describe forms of anime and manga.

Word Definition
anime n. (1985) a Japanese animated film or television programme, drawn in a meticulously detailed style, usually featuring characters with distinctive large, staring eyes, and typically having a science-fiction or fantasy theme, sometimes including violent or sexually explicit material; this genre of entertainment
manga n. (1951) a Japanese genre of cartoons and comic books, drawn in a meticulously detailed style, usually featuring characters with distinctive large, staring eyes, and typically having a science-fiction or fantasy theme, sometimes including violent or sexually explicit material
mecha n. (1986) chiefly in anime or manga: a large combat robot having humanoid form, typically controlled by an occupant