A character falling over with a loud thud or crash after another character saying something anticlimactic or stupid. A character usually fall flat on their face or back, sometimes with their legs sticking up in the air as the only part of them visible on-screen.SUPER DEFORMED
Used in order to show extreme or exaggerated emotion, especially in the cases of anger or surprise, that would be difficult to portray, or would seem out of character if expressed on the more realistic visage. They are meant to be cute and are often used in humorous diversions from the storyline.NOSEBLEED
Happened often in shounen anime, boys will get nosebleed when sexually aroused.
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Example of nosebleed in Love Hina anime.SWEAT DROP
A response to a stupid or inane action or spoken line. May also indicate nervousness, especially when a character is asked a question he incline want to answer and also fear.
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Number of downloads: 64SUDDEN APPEARANCE OF VERTICAL LINES ON FACE
Indicates embarrassment or speechlessness in response to some absurdity.SHORT VERTICAL RED LINES/LIGHTBULB APPEARS ON HEAD
Appear or flash above the character's head before disappearing, indicating that something has caught the characters attention or understanding.THIN VERTICAL BLUE LINES APPEARS ON FOREHEAD
Often accompanied with a dark blue "aura"; Indicates that the character is ashamed, guilty, afraid or depressed.FROZEN BY ICE
Indicates someone just said something out of extreme stupidity or one of the characters told a lame joke.GIANT HEAD
Indicates a character screams his/her anger at somebody else. Two character's heads may take turns in alternating between a "giant head" and a normal head as they are having an argument, each taking turns yelling at each other.BLUSHING
Happened on cheeks, blushes usually is red, purple or blue. Indicates someone in love or embarrassment. LIMBS IN FLESH-COLOURED BALLS
Happened when a character is in irritation, impatience, confusion or loss of control, or occasionally, running away from something or someone, a character shakes his arms with her/his hands closed in fists, and they are shown as multiple flesh-colored balls with motion lines and no arms.LIGHTNING BOLT
Indicates the glare between two rivals. LARGE SHINING EYES
Indicates cuteness and excitement.
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Indicates a devilish intent, usually accompanied by a toothy grin, a flash on the corner of one of the eyes and sometimes the flat side of the eyes will form a V or
Indicates anger, usually the flat side of the eyes will form a V parallel to the eyebrows or
Indicates the character is totally uninterested in the situation, usually accompanied by a flat small line as his/her mouth or simply having no mouth at all.FLAMES IN EYES
Indicates immense passion, usually accompanied by scared characters in background. May also indicate someone with rage.HEART REPLACING EYES
Happened frequently alongside with the character clasps his/her hands indicates that the character is attracted to someone.SPIRAL REPLACING EYES
indicate that the character is under hypnosis, or subconsciously attracted towards something as though he or she was hypnotized. These are also used if the character is dizzy or if the character is unconscious.
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Edward with spiral replacing eyes after drop unconciousCIRCULAR WHITE EYES
Indicates surprise, shock, vacancy, a lack of intelligence or an instance where the character is "struck dumb".PUPILS DISSAPEAR
Indicating shock, anger, or a bad pun.RIVER OF TEARS
Indicate comedic anguish or discontent.
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Indicates anger, rage or irritation.
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Edward with huge pulsating forehead veins after being called a chibi.CHIBI
A short person or child in Japanese. Also used to refer someone which usually feature huge eyes, an enlarged head, and small body.SUDDEN APPEARANCE OF VERTICAL LINES ON FACE
Indicates embarrassment or speechlessness in response to some absurdity.UPPER FACE BLACKED OUT
This shadow usually indicates serious sadness or shyness.JAW DROP
Indicates a character in shock. Usually including exaggeratedly drawn teeth and feature a very large mouth.
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Happened when the character hears a very interesting conversation behind his/her back.BREATHES FIRE
Indicates the character eaten very spicy food.RED FACE
Indicates the character eaten very spicy food. May also indicate huge embarrassment. BLUE FACE
Indicates the character is afraid, shock or sick.
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Indicates a sigh of exasperation, grudging acceptance, boredom, or disappointment.
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Indicating fear or great anguish.
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Indicates great emotional shock.BECOMES MONOTONE/WAVY PAPER DOLL
Indicates a character in states of extreme stress or shock.KNOCKED INTO THE AIR
A character will knock another character into the air when something stupid is said. In more extreme cases, characters sometimes fly off into great distance and finally disappear as a star in the sky when defeated in a duel.