alternative spelling of|fan service The inclusion in a work of fiction of any material, especially racy or sexual material, which has no relevance to the storyline, but is designed merely to excite the viewer. Often used in the context of manga or anime.
#*2000 Ryan Omega, Anime Trivia Quizbook: Episode 1: From Easy to Otaku Obscure (Anime Trivia Quizbooks)
#*:And because of that soy sauce, girls can get one of the few fanservice shots made for women in the entire history of the Ranma 1/2 series.
#*2006 Valleywag, "Geek out: Chris Pirillo pulls a Jackson at Gnomedex" July 3, 2006
#*2006 Roanoke Times, "Video-game review: 'Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol'" January 23, 2007
#*:As fan service goes, "KRP:AI" pretty much nails it without forgetting what
made it popular in its own right.