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The 11 Most Frustrating and Ridiculous Plot Holes in Anime

The 11 Most Frustrating and Ridiculous Plot Holes in Anime

by Elana

Ridiculous and unexplained events are so common in anime that terms have been coined to appropriately describe them. (A great example would be "Ass Pull," which Urban Dictionary explains is basically when a character just suddenly remembers or figures out a never-before-seen super power that perfectly defeats the enemies in just the nick of time.)

While not every plot hole and unexpected shift are super easy to notice and acknowledge they are so common that once you start seeing a few, you suddenly find yourself unable to un-see any at all and you notice ALL of them in all their infinite stupidity or frustration.

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1. Gundam SEED

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In the epic deathmatch between Kira and Athrun we see Athrun grapple Kira's unit and use a self-destruct blast and apparently the reason why Kira miraculously survived is because the blast door sealed the cockpit yet when his damaged unit is inspected, we see that the cockpit was melted beyond salvage. So, uh, what's up with that?

2. Girls und Panzer

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Why don't tanks explode? Other things do and thgese tanks are definitely real, so what's up with that?