Name your attacks and shout then every time you use them. It's Stronger that way
— Rule Number 16 of the Rules of Super Robot Anime◊
Sokka: AAAAARGH! SNEAK ATTACK!
Aang earthbends a wall to block him
Aang: Sokka, sneak attacks don't work if you yell them outloud.
"So power up and unleash your finisher move! Just tell us what it's called."
— Nico Nico Douga 2 Kirbomix
"This hand of mine glows with an awesome power!
Its burning grip tells me to defeat you!
Take this! My love, my anger, and all of my sorrow!
SHINING FINGER SWORRRRRRRRRDDDDDD!!!"
— Domon Kasshu, Mobile Fighter G Gundam
"I FIRE YOU WITH BULLETS NOW."
— Nextwave, Warren Ellis
"640. There is a limit to the amount of adjectives I can add to an uppercut."
Yor: CHARGING GRAPPLE ATTACK!
Hank: Oh my gods, Yor, I swear, you do NOT need to keep shouting out your attacks! This isn't manga!
Hak Foo: ANGRY CROW TAKES FLIGHT!
Uncle: Thank you for sharing, Angry Crow!
"SUPREME RULER BURNING HEAT THUNDERING DRAGON ROAR ERUPTING FLASH DEMON TEMPEST RAKAN FIST!!!! No good. The name's too long and it doesn't sound good at all... I'm thinking too much. It needs to be boiled down. I need to make it simpler...Return to the basics and put his name in...hmmm....NEGI FIST! Grgh. That's no good. It still sounds bad and there was no time to use the designated pose. This naming isn't working at all!"
— Jack Rakan, while trying to think of a finishing move for Negi, Mahou Sensei Negima!
— Also Jack Rakan, preforming a right hand punch, for the hell of it.
Philionel: Take this! All Men Brothers, Hand In Hand!
Philionel: Joyful Reunion Bear Hug!
Zelgadis: Those oxymoronic attacks!
Gourry: That's Phil, all right.
— Slayers Next
This is an Ukemi!
Critical Super Crash!
Shishigami Ninpo Forbidden Art: FU-RIN-KA-ZAAAAAAANNN!!!
— Bang Shishigami, BlazBlue
"I will shoot at him" said the cyberdemon and he fired the rocket missiles.
O, brilliant blade of coldest steel...rend the infinite darkness...and CRUSH MY ENEMIES TO NOTHING! SAVAGE WOLF FURY!
— Yuri Lowell, Tales of Vesperia
Are they shouting the names of their attacks because they're using voice commands?
— Goat Hoary, Martian Successor Nadesico
Gai: We're going to dock your cockpit into my air unit frame. The call will be "Cross Crash".
Akito: Do I really have to shout that?
Gai: Damn straight!!
Spider-Woman: VENOM BLAST!
Spider-Man: Argh... PAINFUL UTTERANCE! See, Jess? It sounds stupid when you call things out like that. Just sayin'.
— Spider-Man Free Comic Book Day 2011
Why doesn't he yell out the moves? "Praying Lotus! Five Fingers of Death! Fist of the Tainted Punch!"
Saber: EX—! CALIBUR!
Lancer: GAE! BOLG!
Archer: RHO AIUS!
Assassin: HIKEN! TSUBAME GAESHI!
Gilgamesh: CHAIN OF HEAVEN!
— Various Servants, Fate/stay night
Baron Diamond: Diamond Knuckle!
Shadehawk: Oh come on. That didn't deserve a name! It's just a punch!
Iska: It's like calling punch, or kick.
Lloyd: Shut up! It gets me in the mood.
Time to finish you off..! Super Ultra Delicious Dynamite Kraken Gaki Special Atomic Bomber Spiral Core Poisoned Drill Gravity Air Spin Fire Flare Vibrating Spetacular Final Yogurt Electronic Synchro Drive Jumping Beam Happy Zero Heat Ice Crusher Terry Itou Stone Mountain Surging Dark Candle Freeze Buster Light Sun Ocean Remarkable Clear Clip Cutter Jab Gazelle Monkey Boar Coelacanth Stardust Poison Papiko Sunder Storm Enlightned Over-Named But Really Nothing But A Extermely Normal PUUUUNCH!!!
— Miroku, Inuyasha, on multiple occasions.
For one, the callings out of an attack move like "Rider Kick!" Growing up an Asian kid, this concept is not new to me and is highly acceptable in the Asian culture. But it sounds ridiculous in the American culture because nobody does that. Why would you call out your moves in a fight. Silly right? Power Rangers have been doing this for the last 15 years and itís still silly.
— Steven Wang, Executive Producer of Kamen Rider Dragon Knight
[Insert Function Here] Jutsu!
— Every Ninja,, Naruto
Born in a world of strife!
Against the odds
We choose to fight!
— Dunban, Xenoblade
"A true Buster Machine pilot! A true Nonoriri! Has a Buster Machine in her heart!
BUSTEEEEEER! BEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAM!! SLAAASH!"
Kitty Pryde: As if—
— Deadpool #27
"Wu Tang shouts 'Seven Demon!' and kicks you in the knee. 'Hey!' you say, 'you didn't finish the name of the attack!' 'It's the Seven Demon Kick You In the Knee While You're Waiting For Me To Finish the Name of the Attack," he says, and kicks you again."