Confused by the Current Trend of Long Anime Titles? Here’s a Few More! - Japan Code Supply

Confused by the Current Trend of Long Anime Titles? Here’s a Few More!

Jul 09, 2021

Nowadays, a lot of anime is being adapted from Light Novels, and usually, Light Novels have long-drawn-out titles. One of the examples is, the currently airing Hige wo Soru. Soshite Joshikousei wo Hirou. For short, Higehirou with its English title, After Being Rejected, I Shaved and Took in a High School Runaway. After reading the title of the anime, do you know what the story is about? We have come to the conclusion of, Why read the synopsis of the anime when you can understand the plot of an anime by reading the title? So, let’s talk about a few anime with long titles!

Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai (AnoHana)

The translation of the title is We Still Don't Know the Name of The Flower We Saw That Day. What does it mean? After watching Hyouka, the main character of the anime said that “A ghost is just a withered flower when seen up close”. We think that this has a connection with the full title of AnoHana. As you may have known, AnoHana is a story of Jintan, a young man who’s being followed by his dead friend ghost.

Tsuujou Kougeki ga Zentai Kougeki de Ni-kai Kougeki no Okaasan wa Suki Desu ka? (Okaa-san Online)

The English title is Do You Love Your Mom and Her Two-Hit Multi-Target Attacks? or for short, Okaa-San Online The anime tells the story of a man getting thrown into the world of fantasy MMORPG. But, instead of going alone, the mother of the main character, Mamako, also comes with him. Turns out, Mamako is an overpowered swordswoman, possessing the power of two-hit multi-target attacks. The title of the anime explains clearly what the story is about.

Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai (Oreimo)

While the title is not as long as the others, Oreimo still stands out. The translation of the title is My Little Sister Can't Be This Cute! The title itself didn’t explain the story as clearly as the other anime with long titles. But, it tells one thing, which is what the main character thinks about her sister.

And that’s it! There might be much more anime with longer titles since this is the current trend of light novels. In which, they adapted the anime from. Do let us know if you want us to talk about more long anime titles down in the comment below!