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Oct 15, 11:16 PM

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I wonder if there's any kind of story that has title or genre that doesn't represent what the actual story is or something like that.

For example, Bunny Girl Senpai the show itself doesn't really do anything with actual bunny girl.
Or, an anime that doesn't have romance genre but when it comes to a romance scene that only happen few times, it's a lot more romantic than actual romance-centered story.

Because i don't really know if there's any kind of story like that, can some of you name it?
 
 
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Oct 15, 11:23 PM
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I want to eat your pancreas - actually not about eating someone's pancreas.

something like that?
 
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Oct 15, 11:24 PM

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The God Of High School. There is no High School in this anime.

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Oct 15, 11:34 PM
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Yesterday was not sung in Sing "Yesterday" For Me...
 
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Oct 15, 11:43 PM

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Death Parade has no parades, deadly or otherwise.
It did not rain wolves in Wolf's Rain.
 
 
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Oct 15, 11:44 PM

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All the promotional material for neo ranga feature girls with cool kratos/barbarian from diablo 2 tattoos (pic related)

There are no cool tattoos in this show.
They were probably harder to animate or something but still fuck them.
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Oct 15, 11:47 PM
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Burn the Witch.
No witches were burnt during the making of the anime.
 
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Oct 15, 11:56 PM

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Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka?

The anime is not about eating rabbits
Fr, why eating rabbits that's weird

still tho the anime has a still some little part to do with rabbits, although mostly is about coffees
 
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Oct 16, 12:01 AM

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Toradora doesn't actually feature tigers or dragons!
 
Oct 16, 12:04 AM

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Higurashi no Naku Koro ni. The pacing is "clickbait" by itself.
 
Oct 16, 12:06 AM

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Well, even tho i'm a big fan of cgdct genre, i still don't understand what's the meaning of these anime title:
K-On!
Hina Logi

Like there is literally no character named Hina in Hina Logi. Wtf???

Try reading Spy x Family Manga ^_^
U will love it, i promise...
 
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Elfen never lied. In fact, there wasn't even a character named Elfen.

 
Oct 16, 12:24 AM

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almost all anime honestly.
even if the title represents what the show is about in general, the actual events are usually far from that.
keion is about a music club. but they mostly just drink tea and eat cakes. there's no talk about music, barely anything about instruments and they hardly perform anything.
 
 
Oct 16, 12:29 AM

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Here's a few:
  • Air is more about the sky than air itself, honestly.
  • Full Moon wo Sagashite isn't really about searching for the full moon. I mean, the full moon was in the show to begin with—it's literally the main character's name.
  • Kanon (2006) gave me the implication that that the show was set in the spring, since the name "kanon" apparently has the kanji for "flower" and the kanji for "sound" in it. The show is instead set in the winter. Why's the show named that way to begin with, anyway?
  • AnoHana literally has nothing to do with flowers or finding the name of a specific flower; in fact, the only "mentions" of flowers in the show are in the opening and end credits. Not even sure why "We Still Don't Know the Name of the Flower We Saw That Day" is even the title for this anime at all, but I guess I'm the only one bothered by this. I think that this actually makes me dislike the show a bit more...
 
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Also, it turned out that Cream Lemon wasn't about confectionery at all.

 
Oct 16, 12:33 AM
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Rascal does not dream of bunny girl senpai is the ultimate clickbait.

Also happy sugar life, its like clicking on a harmless ad and then having a virus on your computer
 
 
Oct 16, 12:39 AM

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And unless you use pirate websites or torrents, you have to pay to watch Free!

 
Oct 16, 12:47 AM

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Yuri!!! on Ice. Not what I expected, but I was pleasantly surprised.
 
Oct 16, 12:54 AM
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Serial Experiments Lain.

Before watching it, I thought it was about experiments.
 
Oct 16, 12:54 AM

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Basically all LN adaptation with those stupid (most of it at least) long title.

For anyone who read this, clickbaiting title, "non sense title" and "I don't understand what that title mean", each of them has different meaning by the way.
And tbh, all title should be clickbaiting to some degree.
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Oct 16, 1:00 AM

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I say Shuumatsu Nani Shitemasu ka? Isogashii Desu ka? Sukutte Moratte Ii Desu ka? is one clickbait series.

Expecting cute girls + loli, but got depression instead.
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Oct 16, 1:03 AM
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Happy Sugar Life



Tirinchas said:
And unless you use pirate websites or torrents, you have to pay to watch Free!
This one is soooo hilarious, hahahahaha.


lswarmruler said:
Well, even tho i'm a big fan of cgdct genre, i still don't understand what's the meaning of these anime title:
K-On!
Hina Logi

Like there is literally no character named Hina in Hina Logi. Wtf???
Is there even a luck factor in Luck and Logic itself?!






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Oct 16, 1:06 AM

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Bleach. Not the chemical stain-remover.
 
Oct 16, 1:09 AM
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Dr. Stone
Senku does not have a doctorate, there is literally no certified doctors in the show :P
 
Oct 16, 1:12 AM
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There are no Silver Testicles in Gintama as i know, haven’t watched it really, but I doubt that they are ever shown on screen.
 
Oct 16, 1:14 AM

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AlexPaulLEWZ said:
Happy Sugar Life


This reminded me of a VN I played called Wonderful Everyday.
 
Oct 16, 1:15 AM

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HIGHSCHOOL OF THE DEAD.

THERE WERE MERE 2 EPISODES SET IN HIGHSCHOOL AND THEY NAMED IT AFTER THAT.
Gangsta for Life

Bop! Bop!

 
Oct 16, 1:16 AM
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How not to summon a Demon Lord.
They DO summon the demon lord actually.
 
 
Oct 16, 1:20 AM
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Grand Blue is supposed to be about diving and there's barely any diving in it. Still a very funny show
 
Oct 16, 1:21 AM

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A Kite
Belladonna of Sadness
The Sensualist
they're all classified as hentai but they're not hentai. Rx rating should be changed to R+
 
Oct 16, 1:26 AM
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Bungou Stray Dogs. There are no dogs.
 
Oct 16, 1:26 AM

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There's a show called The Girl Who Leapt Through Space which I'm convinced is titled that way (both in Japanese and English) in order to attract misclicks from people who were looking for the excellent Mamoru Hosoda movie The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, or at least, that's how I discovered this trash pile.
 
Oct 16, 1:34 AM

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tl_dr said:
Toradora doesn't actually feature tigers or dragons!

Even worst doesn't feature a creature that is a mix between tiger and dragon. It only had an old ugly parrot.


lswarmruler said:
Well, even tho i'm a big fan of cgdct genre, i still don't understand what's the meaning of these anime title:
K-On!
...

Will give you another quote as someone answered this nicely:

"K-On" is pronounced the same as the word 軽音 keion, which means "light music" (in the Japanese sense, not the classical sense). The main characters are, of course, part of the light music club, which is the 軽音部 keion-bu. The "K-On club", if you will.



Tendo_GM said:
Dr. Stone
Senku does not have a doctorate, there is literally no certified doctors in the show :P

The bigger disappointment is not having sentient rocks with medical education or high non-medical university degree.
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alshu said:


Tendo_GM said:
Dr. Stone
Senku does not have a doctorate, there is literally no certified doctors in the show :P

The bigger disappointment is not having sentient rocks with medical education or high non-medical university degree.

Exactly, it really crushes your expectation after it’s temptatious title pulls you in :P
 
Oct 16, 2:16 AM
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Space Brothers is a show about two brothers from EARTH. The fuck.
 
Oct 16, 2:22 AM

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Attack on titan. No one attacks the tiatans. It's the titans who attack. The humans just defend.
 
Oct 16, 2:34 AM

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@alshu thx for the explanation about K-On! meaning. What about Hina Logi tho?

@OnionKnightRises nah, space brothers aren't clickbait at all. It is literally about 2 brothers who go to space/become astronout. And it is one of my fav anime of all time ^_^

Try reading Spy x Family Manga ^_^
U will love it, i promise...
 
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lswarmruler said:
What about Hina Logi tho?

No idea, you should have more context after watching it.
Definitely a pun on the word "logic", also something to do with crossroads or hina dolls?

On the other hand almost every high school show mentions it's Light Music club so when I watched K-On for the first time it was quite obvious why the anime is called that.
 
Oct 16, 3:54 AM

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Bleach, an anime that's not about bleach
 
 
Oct 16, 4:02 AM

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Could do some fun meme's with all of this post.

Maria Watches Over Us:
Dosen't exist a character in the show with the name Maria.
So I do wonder who they are referring too.
 
Oct 16, 4:12 AM

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Rail Wars
There's no rail fighting against each other

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Oct 16, 4:18 AM
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Clannad.

 
Oct 16, 6:53 AM

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Tirinchas said:
Elfen never lied. In fact, there wasn't even a character named Elfen.


Happens later in the manga where they sing in German

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Yuri!!! on Ice. Not what I expected, but I was pleasantly surprised.


Should be called Yaoi on Ice since no girls were involved
 
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Charlotte doesn't have anything to do with an aristocratic french girl or something.
 
Oct 16, 7:01 AM

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Monogatari Final Season is not the final season, and Owarimonogatari: End Story is not the last monogatari.
There are no serial experiments in Serial Experiments Lain
 
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Level E is notorious clickbait. It's supposed to be a comedy starring the alien from Jojo a stupid alien prince, but the middle episodes are unfunny and barely feature the prince. At least most of them are still good in their own right.
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Elfen Lied

no elf sings a song.

Golden Boy

he is not golden at all.

Ranma ½

i thought i see something like this


School Days

i mean, some episodes were in school, but..eh?
 
Oct 16, 7:25 AM

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Golden Time,

There was no golden time in it
 
Oct 16, 7:25 AM

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Not anime, but no lion was shown until now at JoJolion.
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when you read the synopsis of pop team epic you expect some sorta comedy. you watch the op then you think it's some sol romance with a girl named hoshifuri sosogu. then the episode starts with popuko and pipimi and you still don't know what are you watching
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