- Aloof Dark-Haired Girl
Long raven hair adds to the allure of the Ice Queen.
- Anime Chinese Girl
A cutesy Chinese girl, usually with a variable accent.
- Beady-Eyed Loser
An Unlucky Everydude with a gawky appearance to match. (At least, that's what we're told)
A girl who refers to herself with masculine Japanese Pronouns.
- Bust-Contrast Duo
An Always Female take on the Red Oni, Blue Oni dictated by the notion that Buxom Is Better.
- Char Clone
The Rival crossed with the Red Baron, with a Cool Mask to boot.
- Cherry Blossom Girl
Japanese Cherry Blossoms make for popular Flower Motifs.
- The Chikan
Beware — crowded subways provide the perfect opportunity to cop a feel...
The typical Japanese Emo Teen and/or edgelord with delusions of grandeur. "It's not just a phase, Mom!!"
- Class Representative
A.K.A. the "praepostor", they have peer authority over their classmates and are very keen on getting the most out of them.
- Cosplay Otaku Girl
A Rare Female Example of the otaku cosplayer.
- Creepy Loner Girl
She Looks Like Cesare, and has a gloomy disposition to boot.
- Cute Sports Club Manager
The lovable Team Mom of the High School Sports Club.
- Dark Magical Girl
A Magical Girl, or rival thereof, who is quite often a Broken Bird with a Dark and Troubled Past.
Lit. "clumsy child", a Cute Clumsy Girl played for maximum moe.
- Elegant Gothic Lolita
Lolita Fashion with a gothic Victorian London aesthetic.
- Fetishized Abuser
Well... as long as it's Safe, Sane, and Consensual, we don't kink-shame.
The traditional kimono-clad entertainer woman.
- Genki Girl
Lit. "energetic" or "enthusiastic". Or in Layman's Terms, hyperhyperhyper!!!
- Gyaru Girl
A practicioner of a popular Japanese subculture steeped in Western fashion and rebellion against traditional standards of beauty.
- Gorgeous Gaijin
A Ms. Fanservice Phenotype Stereotype.
- Harem Nanny
An Unflappable Guardian within the Harem Genre.
- Heir to the Dojo
So, that explains his Big Fancy House and inexplicable martial arts skills!
- Hero's Slave Harem
What do you mean, "Slavery Is a Special Kind of Evil?" My ladies don't mind one bit!
The Shut-In with a surprisingly complex from of agoraphobia.
- The Idiot from Osaka
A Lower-Class Lout from the Kansai region, Japan's rough equivalent to The Deep South.
- Idol Singer
Japan's answer to the Teen Idol, often with a much greater focus on Contractual Purity.
- Japanese Beetle Brothers
A tough duo based on the Kabutomushi (rhino beetle) and the Kuwagatamushi (stag beetle).
- Japanese Christian
The history behind them goes a lot further than Anime Catholicism.
- Japanese Delinquents
Much like the Greaser Delinquents of yore, they have their own unique style.
Lit. "a female high school student", identified by their Sailor Fuku.
Lit. "cute child", and they take that title very seriously.
- Kendo Team Captain
Kendo is highly ubiquitous in Japan, and so the Kendo Club President must hold a lot of clout.
Literally "brutal" or "demonic", he's an Always Male Love Interest who's stock-in-trade is Romanticized Abuse.
- Kid Samurai
Everything's Better with Samurai, but even they gotta start somewhere.
- Magical Girl
Frills of Justice, Mentor Mascots, and Super Cute Superpowers — The progenitor of which might just leave you... Bewitched.
- Maou the Demon King
Only A True Hero can stand a chance against him.
The traditional Shinto shrine maiden. Don't get them mixed up with nuns, though.
People in Anime Land appear to be The Stateless.
The masters of stealth. Incredibly flashy stealth.
- Occidental Otaku
Did someone just say "weeaboo"?
- Office Lady
Japanese Girl Friday. Likely Hired for Their Looks for a few years before Quitting to Get Married.
A wealthy, high-class lady who may as well be an Honorary Princess.
- Ordinary High-School Student
A likely starting point for The Protagonist before the Call to Adventure.
Stereotypical "neckbeard" with No Social Skills.
- Otaku Surrogate
She's the ideal Geeky Turn-On girlfriend!
- Panty Thief
Ooo, floral print...
- Patient Childhood Love Interest
When the Love Interests are Childhood Friends awaiting the right time for a Relationship Upgrade even though Everyone Can See It.
- Rei Ayanami Expy
A fair-colored Not Quite Human Mysterious Waif prone to defrosting.
A Samurai with no master Walking the Earth.
The typical overworked White Collar Worker.
Rich important people hired samurai. Poor people who could not afford to hire samurai did not hire samurai.
- Samurai Shinobi
For Westerners, try to imagine a knight and a rogue combined into one.
- Samurai Shinobi
- School Idol
The tiptop of the Popularity Food Chain.
The... erm... "pitcher" in a Yaoi Genre couple.
A Christmas Cake schoolteacher who is practically One of the Kids.
- Shana Clone
The Tiny Tyrannical Tsundere. "Shut up! Shut up!! Shut up!!!"
- The Shinsengumi
Secret Police in service of the Tokugawa Shogunate and Spiritual Successor to The 47 Ronin and The Knights Templar.
- Stock Light-Novel Calamity Princess
Prestigious and powerful Love Interest with something to prove against social stigma.
- Stock Light-Novel Everyman
A (somewhat) more mundane take on the archetype below.
- Stock Light-Novel Hero
Unfazed Genius Bruiser Chick Magnet who aquires New Powers as the Plot Demands.
- Stock Shōnen Hero
An Idiot Hero with an endless amount of Japanese Spirit.
- Stock Shōnen Rival
The Hero's eternal rival, often a brooding lone wolf.
- Stock Shoujo Heroine
A relatably awkward and clumsy Naïve Everygirl who Thinks Like a Romance Novel and wins the day with The Power of Love.
- Stringy-Haired Ghost Girl
AKA the onryō, a Vengeful Ghost girl in an Ethereal White Dress.
- Sumo Wrestling
The age-old sport of Stout Strength Let's see you try to Ring Out the gigantic diaper warrior!
- Token Mini-Moe
Is That Cute Kid Yours?? If not, I'm Taking Her Home with Me!!
The... erm... "catcher" in a Yaoi Genre couple.
- Unknown Rival
Uh, what do you mean by "We Meet Again"?
- Vampire Lolita Archetype
Our Vampires Are Different, being elegantly-dressed Really 700 Years Old girls and all.
Japan's organized crime outlet, emphasis on "organized".
- Yaoi Fangirl
A Fangirl of the Yaoi Genre. Who'da thunk it?
- Yamato Nadeshiko
The Japanese Proper Lady. Expect Silk Hiding Steel.
- Yuri Fan
Because Girl on Girl is shipping gold!