The fourth wall refers to the “invisible wall” between an audience and performers. Whenever media directly references the audience or acknowledges that they are fiction, it’s called breaking the fourth wall.
Anime has smashed through the wall before, with these being the best examples!
4The Chronicles of the Going Home Club
5Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend
6Myriad Colors Phantom World
7My Hero Academia
Or you can get a taste of the insanity with this video:
13Cute High Earth Defense Club Love!
What are your favorite fourth wall breaks in anime?