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Top 20 Anime Opening Clichés (So cliché they’re being memed) (Part 1)

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    111 short cut of a battle of the main protagonist/s vs antagonist/s
  • 212 morning routine scenes (seems the staple of slice of life anime)
  • 3 13 closeups of characters' faces (with antagonists sporting the mean/smug looks)
  • 414 ‘is it windy outside?’ look (character, usually females, standing with wind blowing their hair backwards)
  • 515 characters floating (usually the main girl) on sky/space (occupying the whole frame)
  • 616 characters (usually the main girl) with arms wide open (true for some shonen/action anime)
  • 717 pointing at random
  • 818 opening eyes lazily
  • 919 teasing the appearance of the new side character (this is actually good, it's just that is being overused)
  • 1020 glowing background (true for some drama/slice of life anime and those created between 1995 and 2010)
  • 11Showing a little bit of the hero/villain's origin suggested byDirector22
  • 12Showing some of the hero/villain's powers and abilities suggested byDirector22

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