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101GPMPAA Rating: General Patronage. All Ages Admitted/Parental Guidance Suggested. Replaced the M rating in 1970 and eventually replaced by the PG rating.
102Great WallThe physical effects seen when the Limit of Questions has been reached.
103Guardian AwardThis award is given annually by The Guardian for outstanding works of fiction by British or Commonwealth authors. The work should be first published in the United Kingdom during the previous year. Picture books and books by previous winners are excluded.
104GumA term for the adhesive on the back of a stamp that attaches the stamp to an envelope or package.
105Gum BreakersBreaks in the gumming on stamps that reduce the amount of curling a sheet has when printed on a rotary press. There are three kinds of Gum Breakers - Type I the breaks are 5.5mm apart, Type II the breaks are 22mm and on Type III they are 12mm apart.
106Gutter BlockA block of stamps separated by a gutter.
107Gutter MarginGutter margin is a margin dividing a sheet of stamps into separate panes.
108Gutter PairTerm ImageA pair of stamps separated by a gutter.
109HaibaneCharcoal Feather
110Haibane RenmeiCharcoal Feather Federation
111hanjyuuA half-beast that is both human and animal. They can change between forms.
112HardsuitsThese are the Knight Sabers armored suits. The first generation suits used a softsuit interface to translate the users movements into actions. Later models of hardsuits do not require the softsuits. Each hardsuit is tailored to the user and each has a variety of different armaments/defenses accordingly.
113HartzinenThis is Core Robot 1, the white robot. It is the robot that Kazuki Yotsuga first saw in his visions of the parallel world. The original pilot was Yayoi Schwael but she was injured and lost her ability to sync with the robot's life sympathy. After Kazuki arrived in the parallel world, he became the robot's pilot.
114HentaiHentai refers to sexual deviancy. In America this has become the word for pornographic anime. Beware.
115HimikoHimiko is one of the original artifacts and is in control (or controlled by) of Rara. An incomplete version was piloted by Mitsuki Rara which was defeated by Kazuki in Jinmu. The completed mecha was piloted by Mitsuki Sanada (and Ayuko Rara behind the scenes).
116HingeA small piece of gummed paper that is used to affix a stamp to a stamp album without using the stamps adhesive to do so. This allows for stamps to be more easily removed if necessary. Using hinges on mint stamps does some damage to the gum on the stamp.
117hinmanA youma that has the abilities to possess humans. They have fighting skills which allow the humans they posses to become great fighters.
118HiraganaThe Japanese developed a writing system based on syllables in about the 9th century. Hiragana and Katakana are two forms of writing (together known as kana). Hiragana characters are more cursive or rounded than katakana. Hiragana consist of 46 symbols. Hiragana is used for grammatical endings of verbs, nouns, adjectives and several other original Japanese words which are not written in kanji. Hiragana is the first of the alphabets taught to Japanese children.
119HonorificsThe Japanese language has several terms that are appended to names that denote status. This is called keigo (敬語) which means "respectful language".
  • san: This is the most common honorific and denotes respect and formality. This is similar to "Mr", "Mrs" or "Miss".
  • dono: This is used as a term of respect greter than "san".
  • sama: This denotes a great amount of respect for a person usually for those with a higher status such as teachers and lords.
  • kun: This shows familiarity or friendship with males of the same age or younger. With younger or lower ranking women it is used in the workplace to refer to ones female employees.
  • chan: This shows familiarity and friendship and used to refer to someone who is the same age or younger (similar to kun). This is used mostly for females, pets and children and is only used for males when referring to a boyfriend.
  • ko: Indicates familiarity with a female friend, often used to refer to a girlfriend.
  • sensei: Used for teachers such as in school or in martial arts.
  • senpai: This is used often to address seniors (older people)
  • niichan: Big brother.
  • neechan: Big sister.
    120Hugo AwardThe Hugo Award is the oldest science fiction award. It is named after Hugo Gernsback, a major writer and spokesman for the science fiction genre. These awards are given out at the World Science Fiction Convention held on Labor Day each year. Awards are given out in thirteen categories. They are sponsored by the World Science Fiction Society and are granted by popular vote of the members of this society. One of the first winners of the Hugo Award was The Man in the High Castle by Philip K Dick.
    121HuntersHunters are hover-tanks that are very fast.
    122ImperforateTerm ImageA stamp that has no perforations (the small holes between stamps that allow for easy separation of the stamps).
    123In-betweenIn-betweens are animated frames between the key frames of animation. It is usually not necessary for these to be of the same quality. In-betweening is regarded as grunt work and is where inexperienced animators usually begin their careers.
    124Integrated Data EntityThis is an entity that was born from the accumulation of data throughout the universe. This entity has aspects of itself on Earth to explore a huge outburst of data that occured about three years ago. One of these aspects is named Yuki.
    125IrasshaiJapanese term for "welcome".
    126IrasshaimaseJapanese term for "welcome" but in a more polite way that just Irasshai.
    127JapanamationA term for Japanese Animation. This term is usually frowned upon by fans of anime in the US but has become a term used in Japan to specify Japanese animation. This is because the term anime means any type of animation in Japanese.
    128JinmuJinmu is one of the original artifacts that were unearthed with D. This mecha is piloted by Kazuki and is his alternate self in the parallel world. When the limiter for female pilots only is removed, Kazuki is able to use full control over it which manifests light hawk wings.
    129K.I.T.T.Stands for Knight Industries Two Thousand in the original series and Knight Industries Three Thousand in the second series.
    130kaikyakuThe name given to people that have been brought to the world of the Twelve Kingdoms in a shoku.
    131KanjiThe Kanji alphabet has it's origins in China and was later brought to Japan. This alphabet is much more complex than hiragana and katakana (the other two Japanese alphabets). Kanji symbols represent ideas or words in whole whereas the other alphabets are used to spell out these ideas or words. Sometimes kana are used with the kanji to show pronunciation. When this is done it is called furigana.
    132Karma, TheThe Karma was a transport ship used to transfer Zeiram. Gren dies on this ship after his battle with the awakened Zeiram when he "self destructs" the ship.
    133KatakanaThe Japanese developed a writing system based on syllables in about the 9th century. Hiragana and Katakana are two forms of writing (together known as kana). Katakana characters are more angular than hiragana. Katakana consist of 46 symbols. Katakana is mainly used for writing words borrowed from other languages and the names of persons and geographical places that can't be written in kanji.
    134KawaiiJapanese term for "cute" or "adorable".
    135KeigoRespectful language. (See Honorifics)
    136kirinThe creature that chooses the ruler of each kingdom. They are bound to that ruler and if it dies, so will the ruler. They also have a human form.
    137KLFKraft Light Fighter - The military version of an LFO.
    138Knight SabersThe Knight Sabers formed to eradicate rogue Boomers. They were started by Sylia in 2037. The first two women were both killed in action. Sylia later recruited Priss Asagiri and then Nene Romanova. Sylia then retired. In 2040 Linna was recruited.
    139kokkiA black kirin. These are very rare and legend has it that they are portents of good fortune.
    140KonbanhaJapanese term for "good evening".
    141KonnichiwaJapanese term for "hello" or "good day".
    142KoshienThe stadium in which the national high school baseball tournaments are held in Japan.
    143KreperThis vehicle is used by Iria and Gren and has the capability of space slight as well as atmospheric flight. It is also known as as mini-com.
    144K-SuitThese suits are K-11 Armored Suits. They are basically tanks on legs and are very slow. They provide the drivers protection against Boomers due to their armor.
    145KushinadaA legendary clan from Japan whose blood can put the Arigami to sleep. Momiji is a descendant of this clan.
    146La'crymaA timespace fifteen years in the future where everyone has been transformed by an incident into quantum beings.
    147Large PrintA printing with larger print, for people that have difficulty seeing the smaller print in most books.
    148LeafA "page" of a book. This refers to the sheet of paper that the pages are printed on and therefore a leaf usually contains to pages of written text.
    149LeonisOne of the Twelve Colonies
    150Lewis Carroll Shelf AwardThis award was given annually until 1979 for titles that had similar qualities to Alice in Wonderland. This award is longer given.

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