History Anime / RomeoXJuliet

2nd Dec '17 4:51:12 AM RedScharlach
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* AscendedExtra: The entire Montague family. Even though the Capulet family is mostly dead here, they're still a signfigant force of the story as opposed to being a moving prop. The Capulet family gets focus in the play due to Juliet's arranged marriage, whereas Benvolio is cast aside quickly, and Lady Montague has ''one line.'' In this story, Romeo's the one with the ArrangedMarriage instead, among other things!

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* AscendedExtra: The entire Montague family. Even though the Capulet family is mostly dead here, they're still a signfigant significant force of in the story as opposed to being a moving prop. The Capulet family gets the focus in the play due to Juliet's arranged marriage, whereas Benvolio is cast aside quickly, and Lady Montague has ''one line.'' In this story, Romeo's the one with the ArrangedMarriage instead, among other things!



* AxCrazy: Ophelia in the last few episodes. Lord Montague before her
** Hermione has one episode where she temporarily goes nuts, but she gets over it
* Creator/AyaHisakawa: She plays Romeo's mother, Lady Portia
* BabiesEverAfter: The BetaCouple gets this as part of their HappilyEverAfter

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* AxCrazy: Ophelia in the last few episodes. Lord Montague before her
her.
** Hermione has one episode where she temporarily goes nuts, but she gets over it
it.
* Creator/AyaHisakawa: She plays Romeo's mother, Lady Portia
Portia.
* BabiesEverAfter: The BetaCouple gets this as part of their HappilyEverAfterHappilyEverAfter.



* BetaCouple: [[spoiler:Benvolio and Cordelia]], surprisingly enough

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* BetaCouple: [[spoiler:Benvolio and Cordelia]], surprisingly enoughenough.



* {{Bishonen}}: Francisco, Romeo, Tybalt

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* {{Bishonen}}: Francisco, Romeo, TybaltTybalt.



* DiedInYourArmsTonight: [[spoiler: Romeo]] dies in [[spoiler: Juliet]]'s arms. [[spoiler: Laertes]] dies in both Romeo's and Juliet's.

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* DiedInYourArmsTonight: [[spoiler: Romeo]] [[spoiler:Romeo]] dies in [[spoiler: Juliet]]'s [[spoiler:Juliet]]'s arms. [[spoiler: Laertes]] [[spoiler:Laertes]] dies in both Romeo's and Juliet's.



* EvenEvilHasStandards: The commander of the carabieri, previously shown to not be a particularly nice man, [[spoiler: refuses to enforce the order to kill any guards that desert, saying that any that wish to can leave. Later he surrenders and opens the gates to Juliet's rebellion.]]

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* EvenEvilHasStandards: The commander of the carabieri, carabinieri, previously shown to not be a particularly nice man, [[spoiler: refuses to enforce the order to kill any guards that desert, saying that any that wish to can leave. Later he surrenders and opens the gates to Juliet's rebellion.]]



* TheHeroDies: Did you really expect Juliet or Romeo to come out of this one alive? [[spoiler: Though the last 10 seconds of the final episode makes it really ambigous...]]

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* TheHeroDies: Did you really expect Juliet or Romeo to come out of this one alive? [[spoiler: Though the last 10 seconds of the final episode makes it really ambigous...ambiguous...]]



* OnTheNextEpisodeOfCatchPhrase: "Is this truely a love that can never be?"

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* OnTheNextEpisodeOfCatchPhrase: "Is this truely truly a love that can never be?"
7th Sep '17 6:09:36 AM fruitstripegum
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* HeirClubForMen: [[spoiler: it's literally stated that Capulet daughters get sacrificed to Escalus to sustain Neo Verona and keep it afloat, meaning that only men have a chance of inheriting the throne.]]



* HeirClubForMen: [[spoiler: it's literally stated that Capulet daughters get sacrificed to Escalus to sustain Neo Verona and keep it afloat, meaning that only men have a chance of inheriting the throne.]]
7th Sep '17 6:09:05 AM fruitstripegum
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* BilingualBonus: The wanted posters for the Crimson Whirlwind are in Italian. Also, during the church scene in episode 11, the aria "Lascia ch'io pianga" from Handel's ''Rinaldo'' opera plays; the lyrics go "Let me weep my cruel luck and sigh for freedom".



* BilingualBonus: The wanted posters for the Crimson Whirlwind are in Italian. Also, during the church scene in episode 11, the aria "Lascia ch'io pianga" from Handel's ''Rinaldo'' opera plays; the lyrics go "Let me weep my cruel luck and sigh for freedom".
7th Sep '17 6:07:46 AM fruitstripegum
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* AllThereIsToKnowAboutTheCryingGame: Episode 23 showcases Juliet and Romeo fighting against each other due to clashing differences. Episode 24? The second half is a WhamEpisode and MoodWhiplash all at once. [[spoiler:You just know that this anime is going to end horribly, but when Romeo dies first to protect Juliet, and then Juliet sacrifices herself to save the floating colony, you realize the ending was a TearJerker waiting to happen]].
22nd Sep '16 7:05:43 PM Synchronicity
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* ThemeNaming: Characters largely original to the plot are given names from other Shakespearean works, such as [[Theatre/KingLear Cordelia]], [[Theatre/TheWintersTale Hermione]], and [[Theatre/TheMerchantOfVenice Antonio]].
27th Aug '16 4:08:51 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* LaughingMad: [[spoiler:Mercutio]], in his final episode.

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* LaughingMad: LaughingMad:
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[[spoiler:Mercutio]], in his final episode.episode.
** [[spoiler: Leontes]] does this during a flashback, as he [[spoiler: tells Portia that he has massacred everyone in the Capulet clan.]]



* PuppyLove: Antonio and Regan. Way too cute.



* RomanticFalseLead: Hermione, who initially comes off as an unfortunate victim of circumstance, but at some point shows her {{Yandere}} side. Unlike others, she ''does'' get better. Subverted, also. We were led to believe Tybalt would be a male Paolo of the KissingCousins variety at the beginning, but this doesn't happen.
* RomanticRunnerUp: Hermione is a female version of this; while Romeo was never particularly interested in her, her only flaw was perhaps being too accepting of Romeo forgetting about meeting her whenever he ran into Juliet, at least until she gets stuck on the wrong end of BreakTheCutie...

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* RomanticFalseLead: RomanticFalseLead:
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Hermione, who initially comes off as an unfortunate victim of circumstance, but at some point shows her {{Yandere}} side. Unlike others, she ''does'' get better. better; she was more at a breaking point than a true {{yandere}}.
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Subverted, also. We were led to believe Tybalt would be a male Paolo one of the KissingCousins variety at the beginning, but this doesn't happen.
* RomanticRunnerUp: Hermione is a female version of this; while Romeo was polite to her but never particularly interested in her, her only flaw was perhaps being too accepting of Romeo forgetting about meeting her whenever he ran into Juliet, at least until she gets stuck on the wrong end of BreakTheCutie...
18th Apr '16 6:59:31 PM Sandtalon
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''Anime/RomeoXJuliet'' is loosely based on [[WilliamShakespeare William Shakespeare's]] famous play''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet''. The series also draws a bit on other Creator/WilliamShakespeare plays for both character names and plot elements. The cross-dressing and disguises, and a play within the play that matters to the plot.

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''Anime/RomeoXJuliet'' is loosely based on [[WilliamShakespeare William Shakespeare's]] famous play''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet''.play ''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet''. The series also draws a bit on other Creator/WilliamShakespeare plays for both character names and plot elements. The cross-dressing and disguises, and a play within the play that matters to the plot.
18th Apr '16 6:59:16 PM Sandtalon
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''Anime/RomeoXJuliet'' is loosely based on [[WilliamShakespeare WilliamShakespeare's]] famous play''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet''. The series also draws a bit on other Creator/WilliamShakespeare plays for both character names and plot elements. The cross-dressing and disguises, and a play within the play that matters to the plot.

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''Anime/RomeoXJuliet'' is loosely based on [[WilliamShakespeare WilliamShakespeare's]] William Shakespeare's]] famous play''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet''. The series also draws a bit on other Creator/WilliamShakespeare plays for both character names and plot elements. The cross-dressing and disguises, and a play within the play that matters to the plot.
4th Mar '16 11:17:58 PM Nettacki
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* InNameOnly: [[http://pursuedbyabear.net/pbab/377/ Not so much an adaption of the play]] as a story inspired by several of Shakespeare's works as well as drawing on many anime and fantasy tropes. Still good.

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* InNameOnly: [[http://pursuedbyabear.net/pbab/377/ Not so much an adaption of the play]] as a story inspired by several of Shakespeare's works as well as drawing on many anime and fantasy tropes. Still good.
12th Jan '16 8:03:16 PM ChaoticNovelist
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As Juliet's sixteenth birthday draws near, she gets into a scrape while acting as the Red Whirlwind and is saved by Romeo Candore Van di Montague, the idealistic son of the prince. The two instantly feel a connection, and can't seem to help crossing paths again and again. You all know where this is going, right?

''Anime/RomeoXJuliet'' is loosely based on [[WilliamShakespeare WilliamShakespeare's]] famous play''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet''. Emphasis on the "loosely". While the basic plot of the teenage StarCrossedLovers from rival families remains, the resemblance stops about there. The story's moved to a more fantastical setting, the family feud is replaced with a rebellion against an oppressive regime, and characters often resemble their Shakespeare counterpart in name only. Nevertheless, this doesn't stop this series from being good on its own merits.

The series also draws a bit on other Creator/WilliamShakespeare plays for both character names and plot elements. The cross-dressing and disguises reach the point that Romeo meets Juliet three times without realizing that they are the same person. Inevitably, someone else dresses up as the Red Whirlwind. And, of course, there's a play within the play that matters to the plot.

This is generally a serious anime, and features action scenes on a regular basis, though the fights never reach the absurd levels of a lot of {{shonen}} anime. Just don't forget the Dragonhorses! (think: Pegasus).

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As Juliet's sixteenth birthday draws near, she gets into a scrape while acting as the Red Whirlwind and is saved by Romeo Candore Van di Montague, the idealistic son of the prince. The two instantly feel a connection, and can't seem to help crossing paths again and again. You all know where this is going, right?\n\n

''Anime/RomeoXJuliet'' is loosely based on [[WilliamShakespeare WilliamShakespeare's]] famous play''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet''. Emphasis on the "loosely". While the basic plot of the teenage StarCrossedLovers from rival families remains, the resemblance stops about there. The story's moved to a more fantastical setting, the family feud is replaced with a rebellion against an oppressive regime, and characters often resemble their Shakespeare counterpart in name only. Nevertheless, this doesn't stop this series from being good on its own merits.\n\n The series also draws a bit on other Creator/WilliamShakespeare plays for both character names and plot elements. The cross-dressing and disguises reach the point that Romeo meets Juliet three times without realizing that they are the same person. Inevitably, someone else dresses up as the Red Whirlwind. And, of course, there's disguises, and a play within the play that matters to the plot.

This is generally a serious anime, and features action scenes on a regular basis, though the fights never reach the absurd levels of a lot of {{shonen}} anime. Just don't forget the Dragonhorses! (think: Pegasus).
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