#1: happy-go-lucky, stupid and blunt is the mold for most protagonists of successful anime/manga series.
#2: almost all the personalities of the characters in a series are a copy of characters that have the same role in some other series.
#3: all protagonists are virgins; if not, they're older than twenty three and like drinking and smoking.
#4: unless the above rule says otherwise, all protagonists are younger than twenty.
#5: a bad guy will always say their ultimate master-plan when about to be utterly defeated.
#6: animals that can transform tend to turn into sexy females.
#7: there's a high chance there's a character that adds the same word at the end of every phrase.
#8: gender-bent characters are sexy, handsome/beautiful or overall pretty.
#1: if she is sexy and mature, she's between 13 and 16.
#2: if she's childish, underdeveloped and small, she's around her mid twenties.
#1: the only way for him to be older than nineteen is that he drinks, is not a virgin or is a teacher.
#2: in 90% of the cases, the protagonist is around the ages of 15 and 17.
#1: ...teachers are either stupid, aggressive or kind.
#2: ...parents are as useful as a snorkel in the dessert; they come in handy in extremely rare occasions.
#3: ...cousins are either in love with the protagonist, or treat him like a younger brother.
#4: ...siblings are most likely to be female.
#5:...the relationship between male brothers is usually a violent one.
#6:...father-son relationship comes with fights.
#7:...bad cooking mothers are violent ones.
#8:..parents help the situation to get worse.
#1: scientist characters usually force protagonist into wacky and humorous situations.
#2: wacky scientists tend to be the smartest ones.
#3: any invention is either useless until the very last second, or extremely useful.
#4: if a gadget appears in more than three chapters, it'll appear during the whole arch or series.
#5: a destroyed invention is never rebuilt, but improved.
#6: scientists will always have a lab of their own.
#7: crazy scientists are likely to attempt experimenting on the protagonist.
#1: a tsundere's one sided love is as rare as a smart protagonist.
#2: only bad guys die for love; in case a good guy dies for love, loved one is likely to die with him.
#3: never underestimate the power of a protagonists indecisiveness.
#4: being blunt to the love of other characters is a protagonists strongest point.
#5: if bad guy falls in love, it's gonna be one-sided.
#6: bad luck in love is just the protagonists delusion.
#7: the only ones who show their love openly to everyone are males, and they get beaten because of it.
#8: if protagonist falls in love with his sister, it is latter revealed she isn't his sister.
#1: if a boob/ass/pantie... is revealed, named part will be showed again.
#2: there's always a girl who likes to grab another girls boobs from behind.
#3: all protagonists will peek, be it accidental or not.
#4: if she's hot, she's either shy, spicy, proud or tomboyish.
#5: a protagonist can't be masochist unless the series is mainly humor.
#6: a character that admits being a pervert is because they're in an all new level of perversion.
#1: all female aliens wear clothes that're either very revealing or very tight.
#2: in case of not wearing such clothes, then they have a battle suit that fulfills named requirements.
#3: it doesn't matter if they don't know how it works, if protagonist comes in contact with alien weaponry, they can use it better than aliens themselves.
#4: if a misunderstanding can bring forth a funny situation, it will happen.
#5: most aliens don't mind nude.
#6: aliens that don't seem human are the most likely to be killed.
#7: alien protagonist doesn't know he's alien unless he's come to Earth with a mission.
Androids and robots:
#1: the more human they seem, the more likely it is someone will fall in love with it.
#2: regardless of what most of the characters believe, the protagonist will always think robots to have a soul.
#3: an android is never allowed to show human emotions until they enter in contact with the protagonist.
#4: a fighter android will always have a beam attack of sorts.
#5: if the android/robot can talk, they must say *master* at least once for every arch.
#6: a robot will reveal an all new function that perfectly fits with the needs of the situation.
#7: if it's not known if it's an android or not, it's a ciborg.
#1: the more beautiful they are, the more likely they are to be either stupid, proud or narcissist.
#2: pretty boys always fall in love with either themselves or another boy.
#3: if not, they are not human.
#4: pretty girls are never the ones the protagonist falls in love with.
#5: if they're pretty, it's very likely they're rich as well.
#6: bullies that're pretty don't give a rats ass about girls.
#7: someone that's pretty and strong can only be the protagonist.
#8: being pretty almost ensures you'll be the source of laughter in many occasions.
#9: if there's a pretty tsundere, there's a masochist.
#1: the odder the characters personality, the stronger they are.
#2 also known as *the strength of silence* : a character that barely talks is either very strong, or very weak.
#3: a warriors strength is inversely proportional to how strong they seem to be.
#4: the dumber they are, the stronger they hit.
#5: all fighters are allowed to have up to two fighting stiles; the second being a *trump card* in case of defeat.
#6: any fighter with more than two fighting stiles is too weak to be taken seriously.
#7: the larger they are, the more epic or humorous is their defeat.
#8: guns don't need reloads, and if the do, named reloads don't have a volume.
#1: a kind boss is either a back-stabber or is going to be a good guy.
#2: bosses on the good side usually have a very strange behavior.
#3: every boss has a sexy assistant.
#4: sexy assistant is as strict as the boss is loose.
#5: bosses are not allowed to fall in love with assistant.
#6: the assistant is allowed to use physical punishment on the boss.
#7: bosses always have a back-up plan that will fail as well.
#8: if assistant is as cold and serious as a robot, she will be the bosses strongest warrior.
#1: regardless of the level, the more minions you fight against at the same time, the easier it is to finish them off.
#2: any energy wasted or wound gained during a fight with a minion is not taken into consideration when going against the boss.
#3: minions with ambition either betray the boss and take their place, or are killed before they can accomplish anything.
#4: minions that talk with the protagonist in any non-battle situation are most likely going to join him or get killed before they get the chance.
#5: minions that stab in the back are more likely to become bosses.
#6: funny minions have a greater chance of surviving the war.
#7: funny minions are most likely the weakest.
#1: there will always be fandom about it, no exceptions.
#2: there will always be fandom of random couples, even more if said couples are of the said gender.
#3: the more they hate one another, there will be more fandom of them being together.
#4: there is no such thing as one sided love in fandom.
#5: the prettier they are, the more likely they'll be homosexual in fandom.
#6: humorous situations in fandom almost always relate to *not showed* things on the series.
#7: fandom stories either involve mountains of love and romance, or action and humor.
#8: if a fandom includes an OC, it's about a deep love between named OC and a character of the fandom.
*desert not dessert ^^
all that i've seen apply to an anime or manga
*nodes head in agreement* Very true.
hmmmmmmm i have now red both of the rule sets and i must say i can agree with you for the most part on the rules