15 types of Anime Genre

Naruto Shounen Anime

So 15 types of anime genre’s are:

List of 15 types of Anime Genre  are :

1.Shōnen (Young teen boys)

2.Seinen (Young adult men)

3.Shōjo (Young teen girls)

4.Josei(Young adult women)

5.Harem (Boy surrounded by girls)

6.Reverse Harem (Girl surrounded by boys.)

7.Isekai (Protagonist transported to a different world)

8.Kodomomuke (Aimed at children)

9.Slice Of Life(Everyday life stuff)

10.Ecchi (Sexual content, but not as much as hentai)

11.Ghibli

12.Yaoi or shounen-ai (Anime about boys who are in love with other boys)

13.Yuri or shojo-ai (Anime about girls who are in love with other girls.)

14.Mecha (Anime about robots)

15.Hentai(the popular one you kno

15 types of anime genre with complete explanations:

1.Shōnen (Young teen boys)

This type of anime generally shows a young guy going on a quest and his adventure during his journey from becoming zero to a hero.

This type of anime is generally really long at a times 500+ episodes showing his character building.

Some of the examples are:

  • pokemon
  • Naruto
  • Attack On Titan
  • One piece
  • Bleach and so on…

Naruto Shounen Anime

2.Seinen (Young adult men)

Senin is basically shonen stuff but with more violent, sexual, and psychological.

This type of anime is generally shorter max  50 episodes.

Some of them are:

  • One punch man
  • Steins gate
  • Tokyo ghoul
  • Willan saga and so on…

TokyoGhoul

3.Shōjo (Young teen girls)

As Shonen is for teen boys it is for young teen girls.

These are generally romantic , slowpaced & funny.

Generally the plot of anime is girl falls in love with generally popular guy…

Examples are:

  • Vampire Night
  • Kaichou wa Maid-sama!
  • Orange and so on…

Shojo Anime

4.Josei(Young adult women)

Generally for adult women and contains less relationship stuff compared to shoujo.

It can be slice of life , erotic dark ,romantic like cheating in relationship or marriage and much more…

Some Examples are:

  • Usagi Drop
  • Chihayafuru
  •  Nodame Cantabile

5.Harem (Boy surrounded by girls)

This anime shows life of guy popular with girls despite being normal and boring.

Some of the examples are:

  • Highschool DxD
  • Outbreak Company · and so on…

Harem Anime

6.Reverse Harem (Girl surrounded by boys.)

Just Opposite to Harem but basically the same fantasy stuff.

Some of them are:

  • Fruits Basket
  • Hakouki and so on…

Fruits Basket

7.Isekai (Protagonist transported to a different world)

In this type of anime, the protagonist gets hit by something or magic spell and gets teleported to a parallel world.

Examples are:

  • Sword Art Online
  • No Game, No life, and so on…

Isekai Anime

8.Kodomomuke (Aimed at children)

It contains a moral message and it is for less than 15 years.

It’s imaginative &  creative.

Examples are:

  • doremon 
  • hello kitty 
  • chibimarukochan 

9.Slice Of Life(Everyday life stuff)

It’s about general life.

It’s an anime-specific Genre. Generally, a sad ending showing how life doesn’t have always happy.

Examples are:

  • Sound of Sky
  • Kamichu

Slice Of Life

10.Ecchi (Sexual content, but not as much as hentai)

Ecchi comes from the word H of hentai.

It’s more sexual but for a general audience.

Ecchi

11.Ghibli

The studio is best known for its animated feature films. It’s basically Disney for the anime world.

Some examples are:

  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Arrietty and so on…
  •  Highschool DxD

12.Yaoi or shounen-ai (Anime about boys who are in love with other boys)

Yaoi is the adult version.

Some examples are:

  • Lust stories
  • Super Lovers

13.Yuri or shojo-ai (Anime about girls who are in love with other girls.)

Yuri is the adult version.

Examples are:

  • Aoi hana
  • blue drop

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14.Mecha (Anime about robots)

It’s usually robots fighting also categorized as sci-fi.

Examples are:

  • Gurren Laggan 
  • Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood and so on…

Mecha Anime

15.Hentai(the popular one you know)

I don’t think you guys need much intro to this still…

It’s basically anime porn.

There are other genre’s too but they are not mainstream and are self-explanatory like:

  • Sports
  • Magical Girl 
  • Sci-fi and so on…

To conclude:

One anime can come in different genre. There is no best anime its just depend on type of person or their pshycological state.

If you still  want to learn more here’s

Wikipedia reference .

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