''Genres, Subgenres and Metagenres - (also covers {{manga}} and other Eastern pop-culture works)''
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* TheAnimeOfTheGame (When a VideoGame gets made into an Anime.)
* BaraGenre (By Gay Men, for Gay Men.)
* BishoujoSeries (Show featuring lots of pretty, young, female characters)
* DatingSim (A frequent source of TheAnimeOfTheGame)
* {{Ecchi}} ({{Fanservice}}-heavy show)
* FightingSeries (Show focused on fighting.)
* GagSeries (Screw plot or logic, we're cramming in more jokes!)
* GamingAndSportsAnimeAndManga (A series focused on a particular sport or game (e.g., Tennis, Go, or [[Franchise/YuGiOh invented card games]])
* {{Gekiga}} (Basically, serious alternative manga)
* HaremGenre (A show focused on a bunch of women, and one man, or visa versa)
* {{Hentai}} (Anime porn.)
* {{Iyashikei}} (LighterAndSofter as a genre)
* {{Josei}} (Works whose indended viewing demographic is adult women)
* {{Kodomomuke}} (Works whose intended viewing demographic is young children)
* MagicalGirlfriend
* MagicalGirl
* MagicIdolSinger
* MilitaryAndWarfareAnimeAndManga
** MechaShow (Any show centering around large robots that fight)
*** SuperRobotGenre (The more Idealized version of a MechaShow)
*** RealRobotGenre (The more Realistic version of a MechaShow) [[note]]Note that there have been exceedingly cynical Super Robot shows, and exceedingly idealistic Real Robot shows. The distinction is in how the robots themselves are treated: Super Prototypes, or mass produced fighting machines.[[/note]]
* {{Mon}} (Any show centering around creatures that fight for a summoner.)
* {{Netorare}} (Japanese genre featuring {{Cuckold}}ing as a central plot device.)
* OtokonokoGenre (Shows focused on male {{wholesome crossdresser}}s.)
* PantyFighter (FightingSeries where all the fighters are scantily clad women)
* {{Seinen}} (Works whose intended viewing demographic is adult men)
* SekaikeiGenre (The overlap between a Romance Story and a SaveTheWorld plot)
* ShonenDemographic (Works whose intended viewing demographic is pre-teen and teenage boys)
* ShoujoDemographic (Works whose intended viewing demographic is pre-teen and teenage girls)
* YaoiGenre (Works featuring homosexual male relationships; differs from BaraGenre by being aimed at female readers)
* YuriGenre (Works featuring lesbian relationships)
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