Hentai means pervert when translated to English. It’s also a term for an erotic anime subgenre. Hentai anime consists of excessive nudity, or graphic sexual intercourse whether perverse or not. The first film tagged as hentai was the 1969 One Thousand and One Arabian Nights, which included erotic elements in its original story.
Naruto is a manga series created by Masashi Kishimoto, which was later turned into an anime series. The story revolves around the main character, Naruto Uzumaki, a ninja who dreams to be a Hokage, the leader of his village. The story starts with Naruto in his pre-teen years, which then evolves as he grows older into a teen. The series has 500 episodes, which ended in early 2017.
One Piece is written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda that has been serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine in July 1997. The plot of One Piece revolves around the main character, Monkey D. Luffy, a boy who has a rubber-like body, which he gained after eating a Devil Fruit. The adventures of Luffy and his pirate crew, The Straw Hat Pirates, began when they started their Grand Line exploration to find the world’s ultimate treasure known as “One Piece”. Anyone who obtains the treasure will become the Pirate King.
Dragon Ball was a manga franchise written and illustrated by Akira Toriyama, which was turned into a series in 1984. The story is about the leading protagonist, Son Goku, while he was training in martial arts since he was a child until he is grows into an adult. Son Goku’s journey involved gathering of the seven orbs known as the Dragon Balls, which, when completed summons a dragon that can grant any wish. Son Goku and his friends faced many battles against different villains from across the universe.
Written and illustrated by Hiro Mashima, Fairy Tail has been serialized since August 2, 2006. The story is about the adventures of Natsu Dragneel, a young boy wizard who is searching for the Igneel Dragon. Dragneel, is also a member of the popular wizards’ guild Fairy Tail.
The setting of Overwatch is sixty years into the future, and 30 years after the resolution of the “Omnic Crisis”. Prior to the Omnic Crisis was the golden age of humanity where they are living in a fictionalized Earth. Prosperity and advanced technology was abundant during this time, where humans developed robots with artificial intelligence, which they called “Omnics”. The robots were produced worldwide in automated “omnium” facilities with the aim to provide economic equality. However, the omniums began producing lethal, hostile robots, which turned against the humankind. Thus, the UN formed overwatch to eliminate the omnic threat, and restore order.
Created by Hironobu Sakaguchi, Final Fantasy is Square Enix’s best selling video game franchise. From there, various movies and show series emerged using the game’s plot and characters. Though every game has different stories, the main plot focuses on a group of characters battling evil. Typically, the antagonists plan to dominate the fictional world of the game.
Pokemon is the abbreviation for Pocket Monsters, or Poketto Monsutā in Japanese. The series, which is originally a Japanese anime television series, has been adapted globally. The story is about Ash Ketchum, who began his journey after turning 10 years old to become a Pokémon master. During his journey, he has met and made friends who he battled with to gather more Pokemon. Ash and his friends, also fought with villains who have dark plans for the Pokemon world.