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10 Most Iconic Anime Catchphrases In 2022 That You May Remember

Iconic catchphrases in 2022
Iconic catchphrases in 2022

You watch an anime, love the character, the story plot, and may sometimes love some of the catchphrases from the series itself. Yes, a ‘catchphrase’ is as powerful as the whole anime itself. With just a phrase, you may be able to portray what you are feeling or what you are speaking of right now. What do you think of when asked to name some of your best catchphrases? It might be ‘Nico Nico Nii’ or ‘Believe it?’ Either of them is very much known amongst the Otaku, and there are more which you might be familiar with.

All may not be aware of the many catchphrases, and therefore, we bring you here with some of the famous lines and/or phrases that you would never regret looking at them and knowing more about them. With that being said, different people may have their own suited catchphrases. Not bounding it to a limit, here are some of the famous catchphrases of all time, and some are even new, that even in 2022 and always, will still feel new.

Most Iconic Catchphrases

With each character of an anime series, there are bound to have ‘woo’ or ‘boo.’ When they speak, when they eye contact, or when they phrase, fans get overjoyed and start ‘yahoo-ing.’ So, without any delay, let’s see some of the most iconic catchphrases.

10. Oi Oi Oi Ue Ni Agareba Kankei Nee – Katsuki Bakugou

It seems like Bakugou’s Oi Oi Oi was made just for us to never get over with it! How come no matter how much you listen to it, you still don’t get enough of his ‘Oi Oi Oi?’ While ignoring the other courses students’ threats, while looming over Todoroki and even Deku, how come his ‘Oi Oi Oi’ only get sexier each time? Bakugou’s VA Nobuhiko Okamoto has literally done a great job.

Iconic catchphrases in 2022

The Oi Oi Oi compilation(s) by Katsuki Bakugou

9. Baka Boke – Tobio Kageyama

Imagine being your vocabulary only limited to ‘idiot’ and nothing else. Did you manage to slip in some other words except for ‘idiot’ when Kageyama, from Haikyuu!! compliments Hinata as ‘idiot’ and insults only as ‘idiot?’ No, right? Neither did I. Also, there’s Tsukishima, whose vocabulary came down to as Kageyama’s. It seems like Kageyama’s vocabulary has already become contagious and is also in every Haikyuu!! fan’s head.

Iconic catchphrases in 2022

Kageyama and Hinata’s all-time bickering

Also Read: 10 Best Valentine’s Day Gifts For Haikyuu!! Fans

8. Barou – Conan Edogawa

Detective Conan fan and amongst those who want to listen to Barou more and more. Relatable, isn’t it? Even a first-timer would want to hear the VA speak Barou again and again. Conan’s ‘Ba-ro’ phrase might be hard to explain, but both ‘seysakate Kudou’ and ‘Barou’ are said to be Otaku-ish memes.


Conan Edogawa

7. I will punish you in the name of the moon! – Usagi Tsukino

Wearing armor and mumbling some great words, it lingers on your mind, doesn’t it? The same is the case with Usagi Tsukino in Sailor Moon, who might be a coward, but when she wraps herself with her transformation, she becomes someone reliable and goes off to save the Earth.


I will punish you in the name of the moon! says Usagi Tsukino

6. Ara Ara! Sayonara! – Shinobu Kochou

The most trending and the most nerve-breaking anime series, Demon Slayer has been creating some of the finest animations. But what gets remembered are some small details that could never go unnoticed by a fan. Shinobu’s ‘ara ara’ has become a phrase that is used in day-to-day life (problems). It suits her and suits us as well. VA Sayori Hayami has been able to make it less cheesy and more classy, no?

Iconic catchphrases in 2022

Shinobu Kochou

Also Read: Will Shinobu Kochou die in Demon Slayer?

5. Believe it! – Naruto Uzumaki

Naruto fans who may be having a hard time, here’s your all-time favorite catchphrase from Naruto in Naruto! ‘Beleive it,’ also Dattebayo, and always believe in your belief. Mixing Japanese and English speeches, Dattebayo did not have a literal meaning and instead was translated as ‘Believe it’ for a better understanding.

Iconic catchphrases in 2022

Dattebayo, from Naruto

4. Yare Yare Daze – Jotaro Kujo

Pulling his hat down to his eyes, Jotaro Kujo in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure has the manliest “yare yare daze” voice. Salute to Daisuke Ono. Even the fans try to maintain the same tone as Jotaro.


Pulling his hat down to his eyes, Jotaro says ‘Yare Yare Daze’ when in annoyance or grief.

Also Read: Funniest Quotes by Joseph Joestar from JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure

3. Nico Nico Nii! – Nico Yazawa

Don’t worry. We are not going to forget the most favorite catchphrases of all time. Even if you are new to the anime world, you must have heard Nico Nico Nii at least once. Or may have watched it somewhere, like a meme or reel? Either way, the cutest and yet coolest catchphrases are by Nico Yazawa from Love Live! School Idol Project.

Iconic catchphrases in 2022

Nico’s ‘Nico Nico Nii’

2. Kamo Na – Levi

Even non-anime fans are spreading the phrase of Levi Ackerman and asking the anime fans what it means. “Maybe I am” just that, and Levi has gone viral. Levi is known to be heartless and crazy when it comes to killing titans.


Levi’s ‘Kamo Na’ scene

1. Tatakae- Eren

Saying ‘fight, fight’ twice to himself, Eren’s phrase has caught the viewer’s attention. Not even surprised, but Eren’s way of doing, all this time, has finally let many fans keep an eye on each of his steps and even phrases.

Iconic catchphrases in 2022

Eren Yeager mumbles ‘Tatakae. Tatakae.’

Also Read: Will Zeke Yeager Die in Attack On Titan? Did Levi Kill Him in the End?

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I'm Debasmita (Debo) and at OtakuKart. I cover everything related to anime and/or manga. While real-life had trouble saving me, anime gave me a reason to continue loving in real life. That's confusing, I know, but watching any anime isn't. So, just let it all slide and start loving your life, if you haven't yet, together with anime. It's always great to have someone other than myself do the same things. So, together, now we're 'Tomodachi, ne?'

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