Re: Yes the measurements are "official".. at least the ones I listed are.
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I noticed that some of the female characters are quite tall (over 167 cm), and not only that, but they are "mature" in size and appearance. I wonder whether there is a common stereotype of short younger characters and tall older characters found in anime.
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Well for the most part, older will be taller, but that's not always the case. Check out Tenma and Yakumo in School Rumble or... well I guess Eva from Negima doesn't count, but most of the girls in 3-A in Negima are the same age, but they definitely aren't all the same size. [img]/images/graemlins/sweat000.gif[/img]
However I would say, in general for anime, taller is older. BTW, 167cm is only around 5'5" so it's not that tall.
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Finally, is the bust size of over 85 cm considered large for most women?
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The bust size by itself doesn't determine whether a woman is large chested or not. You can be fat and have a 85cm bust and still wear an A-cup (although that's rare since a breast is mostly fat anyway. If you are fat you will tend to have larger breasts... but that's beside the point).
To figure out if a woman has a large chest or not, you should look at the ratio of their chest size to their waist size. It's extremely uncommon for a woman to have a large collar, chest, and ribcage, but extremely small hips (although again, it is possible, it's just rare). Getting the actual cup size helps alot.
In terms of anime, since most women aren't evenly proportioned from chest to waist, you can say that women with over 85cm are kyonyuu. Take Nami and Robin from One Piece. Definitely kyonyuu
Nami 168cm 95/55/85
Robin 188cm 99/59/89
Anyway, terms for people looking this stuff up to remember:
巨乳 - kyonyuu - huge breasts
普通 - futsuu - normal (although normal for most anime is large in real life)
貧乳/微乳 - hinnyuu/binyuu - small breasts
無乳/ぺたんこ - Munyuu/Petanko - flat cheasted
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