History Anime / PonyoOnTheCliffByTheSea

13th Jul '16 2:08:35 AM Morgenthaler
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* RedHeadedHero: The titular character of course... although the shade is more of orange than red.
24th Jun '16 8:46:10 PM nombretomado
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* GratuitousJapanese: Amazingly, Disney didn't try to localize this movie [[FourKidsEntertainment unlike certain other dubbers]]. The English dub preserves a few UsefulNotes/JapaneseHonorifics that have "loanword" status ["-san," mostly, and "sensei"], possibly to help enforce the fact that this takes place in Japan.

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* GratuitousJapanese: Amazingly, Disney didn't try to localize this movie [[FourKidsEntertainment [[Creator/FourKidsEntertainment unlike certain other dubbers]]. The English dub preserves a few UsefulNotes/JapaneseHonorifics that have "loanword" status ["-san," mostly, and "sensei"], possibly to help enforce the fact that this takes place in Japan.
11th Jun '16 9:39:45 PM Not_Kirie_Goshima
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* InterspeciesRomance

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* InterspeciesRomanceInterspeciesRomance: Ponyo the [[BuffySpeak goldfish-youkai-thing]] and Sosuke the human, also Fujimoto the ambiguous humanoid youkai-creature and Granmamare the goddess.



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Fujimoto. Toki becomes this near the end of the film.

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Fujimoto.Fujimoto, though possibly subverted (see Fridge page). Toki becomes this near the end of the film.



* PersonOfMassDestruction: Ponyo when trying to find Sosuke. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] since she'd been doused in a powerful magic potion designed to create another spontaneous burst of sea-life, Cambrian Explosion-style. Despite plunging the town into the ocean, [[NoEndorHolocaust she doesn't appear to cause any casualties or even property damage, though.]]

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* PersonOfMassDestruction: Ponyo when trying to find Sosuke. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] since she'd been doused in a powerful magic potion designed to create another spontaneous burst of sea-life, Cambrian Explosion-style. Despite plunging the town into the ocean, [[NoEndorHolocaust she doesn't appear to cause any casualties or even property damage, though.]] [[FridgeLogic Impliedly, Fujimoto could be this as well.]]



* RummageSaleReject: Fujimoto is rather fond of clown-like striped suits.

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* RummageSaleReject: Fujimoto is rather fond of clown-like striped suits. Given the fact that he's [[Really700YearsOld several centuries old]], he probably knows how ridiculous he looks to most people and just really doesn't care.



* TinyGuyHugeGirl: Normal-sized Fujimoto and ''HUGE'' Granmammare. She can shrink herself to almost-human size, but she's still head and shoulders taller than Lisa.

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* TinyGuyHugeGirl: Normal-sized Fujimoto and ''HUGE'' Granmammare. is ''really'' tall, but Granmamare in her normal form is at least a hundred feet! She can shrink herself a lot to almost-human size, resemble a human (sort of), but she's still head and shoulders taller than Lisa.even in this form, she looks about eight feet tall!



* WellIntentionedExtremist: Fujimoto appears very similar to Jung Zorndyke of ''Anime/BlueSubmarineNo6''. In the beginning. He quickly becomes [[spoiler:a HarmlessVillain because Ponyo accidentally foils his plans to cover the world with a prehistoric ocean and at the end he is only genuinely worried for his daughter and for the planet]].

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* WellIntentionedExtremist: Fujimoto appears very similar Fujimoto, though his good intentions only extend to Jung Zorndyke of ''Anime/BlueSubmarineNo6''. In life in the beginning.ocean. He quickly becomes [[spoiler:a HarmlessVillain because Ponyo accidentally foils his plans to cover the world with a prehistoric ocean and at the end he is only genuinely worried for his daughter and for the planet]].


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* Youkai: Fujimoto, Ponyo, and Ponyo's sisters are ambiguous supernatural creatures that are most likely youkai (or half-youkai demigods, in the cases of Ponyo and her sisters).
12th Mar '16 10:32:19 AM snake300
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9th Mar '16 2:05:05 PM Menshevik
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* YouAreWhatYouHate: Fujimoto vis-à-vis humanity.
5th Feb '16 8:07:48 PM Saturn500
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* AnthropomorphicPersonification: Ponyo's mother Granmammare is apparently the personification of the sea. She is also an archetype, the Great Mother. Does that mean Fujimoto [[DidYouJustRomanceCthulhu scored with]] [[WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries the ocean? What a freaky fish guy!]]

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* AnthropomorphicPersonification: Ponyo's mother Granmammare is apparently the personification of the sea. She is also an archetype, the Great Mother. Does that mean Fujimoto [[DidYouJustRomanceCthulhu scored with]] [[WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries the ocean? What a freaky fish guy!]]
28th Dec '15 2:20:02 AM SeptimusHeap
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* GratuitousJapanese: Amazingly, Disney didn't try to localize this movie [[FourKidsEntertainment unlike certain other dubbers]]. The English dub preserves a few UsefulNotes/JapaneseHonorifics that have "loanword" status ["-san," mostly, and "sensei"], possibly to help enforce the fact that this takes place in Japan. (However characters may have changed roles in story such as heavily implication Lisa is Sosuke's sister in the original "referring to him as nii-san" and not his mother in the dub)

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* GratuitousJapanese: Amazingly, Disney didn't try to localize this movie [[FourKidsEntertainment unlike certain other dubbers]]. The English dub preserves a few UsefulNotes/JapaneseHonorifics that have "loanword" status ["-san," mostly, and "sensei"], possibly to help enforce the fact that this takes place in Japan. (However characters may have changed roles in story such as heavily implication Lisa is Sosuke's sister in the original "referring to him as nii-san" and not his mother in the dub)
27th Dec '15 7:30:49 AM BruntonClarke
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* GratuitousJapanese: Amazingly, Disney didn't try to localize this movie [[FourKidsEntertainment unlike certain other dubbers]]. The English dub preserves a few UsefulNotes/JapaneseHonorifics that have "loanword" status ["-san," mostly, and "sensei"], possibly to help enforce the fact that this takes place in Japan.

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* GratuitousJapanese: Amazingly, Disney didn't try to localize this movie [[FourKidsEntertainment unlike certain other dubbers]]. The English dub preserves a few UsefulNotes/JapaneseHonorifics that have "loanword" status ["-san," mostly, and "sensei"], possibly to help enforce the fact that this takes place in Japan. (However characters may have changed roles in story such as heavily implication Lisa is Sosuke's sister in the original "referring to him as nii-san" and not his mother in the dub)
27th Dec '15 7:28:49 AM BruntonClarke
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* CallingParentsbyTheirName: Sosuke addresses his mother as Lisa. (In the English Dub he is translated as calling her Mom.) This may be a reflection of Lisa as a free spirit or CoolMom as they seem to have a very strong bond.
14th Dec '15 9:25:34 AM jamespolk
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* CallingParentsbyTheirName: Sosuke addresses his mother as Lisa. (In the English Dub he is translated as calling her Mom.) This may be a reflection of Lisa as a free spirit or CoolMom as they seem to have a very strong bond.
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