A catch-all term used for anime, manga and other cartoon and comic characters with bizarre, improbable, or just plain goofy-looking hairstyles. Usually, the most important characters of the story will have wild spikes or a cool-looking hairdo in order to stand out among the crowd. It also helps to create a distinctive silhouette that will stand out in branding, media, and merchandise. It may be one or more different colors that don’t appear naturally in real humans (blue is a popular choice). Although the trend seems to be headed to more plausible styles: compare Son Goku’s hair to Ichigo’s.