The term can be used to on its own or it can be used in combination with other terms.
The animateromantic flag was coined by Wendy on December 30th, 2020.
The green-ish white represents xenic/xenic-like characters and slice of life anime, the light green represents agender/genderless-like characters and military anime, the medium green represents gender-nonconforming characters and mecha anime, the dark green represents being on the aromantic spectrum and word-jumping/time traveling anime, and the black represents pronounfluid or namefluid characters and space/sci-fi anime. The dark pink represents family-themed anime and women characters, while the light pink represents romantic-themed anime and feminine-aligned characters. The dark blue represents tragedy anime and characters who are men, while the light blue represents drama anime and masculine-aligned characters. The bright yellow represents intersex characters and humor/comedy anime, white the darker yellow represents alterhuman/kingender characters and historical anime. The dark purple represents non-binary characters and fantasy anime, and the light purple represents multigender characters and magic-based anime. The grey represents all genres inbetween and all overlapping genres, as well as all genders inbetween and all overlapping genders. The rainbow represents how animateromantic is LGBTQ+ and how it deserves to be seen as such.
The alternate flag was coined by Wendy on January 22nd of 2020. Black represents horror/dark genres and agender/genderless-like characters, dark green represents mecha/military anime and gender non-conforming characters, neon green represents humor/comedy anime and otherkin/kingender/xenic-like characters, grey represents historical anime and overlapping genders/overlapping anime genres, blue represents masculine characters and tragedy/drama anime, purple represents androgynous/neutral characters and fantasy themed anime, pink represents feminine characters and romance anime, red represents attraction, white represents multigender characters and multigenre animes, and the design represents anime characters, as anime eyes are the most common associated thing with the manga/anime style.