These are tropes that originate in UsefulNotes/{{Japan}} and are found in JapaneseMedia. Before adding a page here, please ensure that it doesn't fall under a sub index. Also, please make sure that it actually originates in Japan, and that simply isn't the place you've run into it the most.

Related but not exclusive is {{Animeland}}, {{the theme park version}} of Japan as seen in media in general.

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See also:
+ AnimeGenres
++ BoysLoveTropes
++ MagicalGirlTropes
++ MechaTropes
+ UsefulNotes/AnimeFanSpeak
+ UsefulNotes.{{Japan}}
+ JapaneseMedia
+ VisualNovelTropes
]
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+ AnimeReality: Tropes that follow the AnimeX naming convention.
+ AnimeSettings
+ BushidoIndex
+ JapaneseStockPhrases: Stock phrases from Japan.
+ JapaneseVisualArtsTropes: Visual style of drawn and rendered artwork from Japan. Most visual tropes from anime/manga will be here. Using these is the key to becoming {{Animesque}}.
++ JapaneseAnimationTropes: subset of Visual Art tropes that requires being animated.
++ MangaEffects: Visual effects used in manga
+ StockJapaneseCharacters: Stock characters that have originated in Japan. Several (such as {{Ninja}}) have been adopted by the outside world.
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!!!! Tropes
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* OneHundredAndEight
* AdjectiveNounFred (language/title trope)
* AlternateCharacterReading (written language trope)
* AlwaysInClassOne
* AnimeCatholicism (cultural portrayal of "exotic religion" trope)
* BicepPolishingGesture
* BishonenLine (powerup visualization trope)
* BitingTheHandkerchief (melodrama trope)
* BodySushi
* BokeAndTsukkomiRoutine
* {{Bokukko}} (dialogue/characterization trope)
* CherryBlossoms (symbolism trope)
* CicadianRhythm (setting trope)
* CompensatedDating
* CosplayCafe
* ChristmasCake
* CramSchool
* DateCrepe (stock date food)
* EarCleaning
* EyelidPullTaunt (insulting physical gesture, from Japan)
* ExcitedTitleTwoPartEpisodeName
* FestivalEpisode
* TheFourGods
* FourIsDeath (language/pun/superstition trope)
* {{Fundoshi}}
* FuroScene
* GhostLights
* GoldfishScoopingGame
* GoroawaseNumber (language trope)
* HeadbuttThermometer
* {{Henohenomoheji}} (written Japanese language trope)
* HimeCut (personal appearance trope)
* HostClub
* HotSpringsEpisode (fanservice trope)
* IdiotCrows (symbolism trope as well)
* IdiotsCannotCatchColds
* ImageSong
* JapaneseSchoolClub
* JapaneseSpirit
* JesusTaboo (symbolism trope)
* KabukiSounds
* {{Kaiju}}
* {{Kappa}} (stock Japanese monster)
* KaraokeBox
* {{Kawaisa}}
* {{Keigo}}
* {{Kigo}}
* KillingIntent (metaphysics/superstition trope)
* {{Kimodameshi}}
* KimonoFanservice
* KimonoIsTraditional
* {{Kitsune}} (stock Japanese monster)
* {{Kotatsu}}
* KyuAndDanRanks
* LetteredSequel
* LoveHotels
* MadLibAnimeTitle
* ManekiNeko
* MartialArtsHeadband
* MeasuringDay
* {{Meido}}
* MoonRabbit
* NoblewomansLaugh
* NoKoreansInJapan
* NunsAreMikos
* ObaSan
* OdangoHair
* {{Ondo}}
* UsefulNotes/{{Onmyodo}}
* OneeSama
* OneTwoThreeFourGo
* {{Orochi}}
* PaperfanOfDoom (stock physical comedy)
* PaperTalisman (stock prop)
* PatientChildhoodLoveInterest (stock romance character type)
* PersonalityBloodTypes
* PersonalSeals
* PhenotypeStereotype
* PillarsOfMoralCharacter
* PoseOfSupplication
* RashomonStyle
* RedArmbandOfLeadership
* RedStringOfFate
* {{Robeast}} (standard giant monster)
* RyokanInn
* SacredFirstKiss
* SailorFuku
* SamuraiPonytail (appearance trope)
* {{Sarashi}}
* SchoolFestival
* SchoolgirlSeries
* SchoolSwimsuit (stock costume)
* SeahorsesAreDragons (related to Japanese nomenclature)
* SeizaSquirm (BodyLanguage trope)
* SempaiKohai
* {{Seppuku}}
* TheSevenMysteries (plotting trope, relative of RuleOfThree)
* SevenIsNana (language trope)
* {{Shinigami}}
* {{Shiritori}}
* ShrinesAndTemples
* SillyMeGesture
* SmashingWatermelons (cultural pastime)
* SneezeCut
* SprintScrubbing
* StandingInTheHall
* StealthClothes (stock Japanese Costume)
* StringyHairedGhostGirl
* SurpriseSantaEncounter
* {{Takarazuka}}
* {{Tanuki}}
* {{Tengu}}
* TeruTeruBozu (stock Japanese prop)
* TheThingThatGoesDoink (stock Japanese prop)
* TheTokyoFireball
* ThousandOrigamiCranes
* UsefulNotes/TokyoUniversity
* VisualKei
* YamatoNadeshiko
* {{Yonkoma}}
* YearsTooEarly (stock Japanese insult)
* {{Youkai}} (stock Japanese monster)
* WidgetSeries (a type of show built around Japanese popculture jokes)
* ZettaiRyouiki
* ZigzagPaperTassel
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