History Anime / ThisUglyYetBeautifulWorld

1st Aug '16 6:42:20 AM longWriter
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* UnwantedAssistance: Hikari gets a big "Stop helping me!" from Mari during the beach episode.
23rd May '16 9:25:45 PM Willbyr
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Created by Creator/StudioGainax and animated by both Creator/StudioGainax and Creator/StudioShaft. This page [[NeedsWikiMagicLove could use a little more love]].

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* ShoutOut: ''Anime/PleaseTeacher'', ''{{Ikkitousen}}'', ''UruseiYatsura'', ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'', ''{{Mahoromatic}}'' and in the English dub, ''TheSimpsons''.
** Like Takeru's transformation is not a shout out to Devilman...

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* ShoutOut: ''Anime/PleaseTeacher'', ''{{Ikkitousen}}'', ''UruseiYatsura'', ''Manga/{{Ikkitousen}}'', ''Manga/UruseiYatsura'', ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'', ''{{Mahoromatic}}'' ''Manga/{{Mahoromatic}}'' and in the English dub, ''TheSimpsons''.
''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''.
** Like Takeru's transformation is not a shout out to Devilman...Manga/{{Devilman}}...
3rd Jun '15 7:33:59 AM TheNerfGuy
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[[ParentalAbandonment Orphans]] [[SensitiveGuyAndManlyMan Takeru Takemoto and Ryo Ninomiya]] are [[OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent ordinary high school students]] who witness a strange light descend from the skies and then split into two. Upon investigating it, [[NakedFirstImpression they find]] a [[MoeMoe cute girl]] who [[IdentityAmnesia doesn't seem to know who she is]]. Her appearance, along with that of her "little sister" Akari, shake up the simple lives of the town with the joy of seeing the world for the first time. The story follows Hikari and Akari in their learning about humanity at its brightest and darkest, as well as their own mysterious origins.

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[[ParentalAbandonment Orphans]] [[SensitiveGuyAndManlyMan Takeru Takemoto and Ryo Ninomiya]] are [[OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent ordinary high school students]] who witness a strange light descend from the skies and then split into two. Upon investigating it, [[NakedFirstImpression they find]] a [[MoeMoe [[{{Moe}} cute girl]] who [[IdentityAmnesia doesn't seem to know who she is]]. Her appearance, along with that of her "little sister" Akari, shake up the simple lives of the town with the joy of seeing the world for the first time. The story follows Hikari and Akari in their learning about humanity at its brightest and darkest, as well as their own mysterious origins.
11th May '15 11:12:09 AM ShinyTsukkomi
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Created by StudioGainax and animated by both StudioGainax and Creator/StudioShaft. This page [[NeedsWikiMagicLove could use a little more love]].

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Created by StudioGainax Creator/StudioGainax and animated by both StudioGainax Creator/StudioGainax and Creator/StudioShaft. This page [[NeedsWikiMagicLove could use a little more love]].
3rd Nov '14 12:05:09 PM Arawn999
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* AmnesiacDissonance: Hikari's true self is very different from the sweet, cheerful gill who falls in love with Takeru.

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* AmnesiacDissonance: Hikari's true self is very different from the sweet, cheerful gill girl who falls in love with Takeru.
22nd May '14 2:31:45 AM Arawn999
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* AmnesiacDissonance: Hikari's true self is very different fom the sweet, cheerful gill who falls in love with Takeru.

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* AmnesiacDissonance: Hikari's true self is very different fom from the sweet, cheerful gill who falls in love with Takeru.
22nd May '14 2:31:28 AM Arawn999
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* AmnesiacDissonance: Hikari's true self is very different fom the sweet, cheerful gill who falls in love with Takeru.
22nd May '14 1:53:27 AM Arawn999
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* AccidentalKiss: Between ThoseTwoGirls during the BeachEpisode.
* AnthropomorphicPersonification: [[spoiler: Hikari and Akari are anthropomorphic personifications of extinction and survival respectively... they just don't know it.]]
** MoeAnthropomorphism at that!

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* AccidentalKiss: Between ThoseTwoGirls [[ThoseTwoGirls Sakurako Urushima and Amika Kurebayashi]] during the BeachEpisode.
BeachEpisode, when Kimi accidentally bumps into them.
* AnthropomorphicPersonification: [[spoiler: Hikari and Akari are anthropomorphic personifications of extinction and survival respectively... they just don't know it.]]
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MoeAnthropomorphism at that!



* BeachEpisode: Episode 7.

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* BeachEpisode: Episode 7.7 takes place at the beach.



* [[spoiler: ButForMeItWasTuesday: The Real Hikari isn't actually all that evil, she's just doing her job. If it means psychologically breaking down the one thing that could actually kill you, then so be it.]]

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* [[spoiler: ButForMeItWasTuesday: The Real Hikari isn't actually all that evil, she's just doing her job. If it means psychologically breaking down the one thing that could actually kill you, then so be it.]]



* DarkAndTroubledPast: [[spoiler: [[ParentalAbandonment Takeru's mother abandoned him as a child, leaving him with his Aunt, Uncle, and a whole lot of issues.]] Ryo and Kimi's parents died in an accident, and they've been taking care of each other ever since]]
* DeclarationOfProtection: Takeru to Hikari. The twist in this case is that [[spoiler: Takeru is an Extended Definition Organism designed to prevent the Seventh Mass Extinction... that Hikari is here to cause.]]
* {{Determinator}}: Takeru ''will'' protect Hikari. [[spoiler:Even if it goes against his Extended Definition instincts]]

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* DarkAndTroubledPast: [[spoiler: [[ParentalAbandonment Takeru's mother abandoned him as a child, child]], leaving him with his Aunt, Uncle, and a whole lot of issues.]] issues. Ryo and Kimi's parents died in an accident, and they've been taking care of each other ever since]]
since.
* DeclarationOfProtection: Takeru to Hikari. The twist in this case is that [[spoiler: Takeru [[spoiler:Takeru is an Extended Definition Organism organism designed to prevent the Seventh Mass Extinction... that Hikari is here to cause.]]
* {{Determinator}}: Takeru ''will'' protect Hikari. [[spoiler:Even if it goes against his Extended Definition instincts]]instincts]].



* [[spoiler: EvolutionaryLevels: Of a sort. Extended Definition is essentially instant evolution to one's maximum physical (and metaphysical) limits]]
* {{Fanservice}}: The series even [[LampshadeHanging lampshades it]]: in one scene, Jennifer gets kinda cozy with Takeru, and a guy screaming "Aww yeah!!" can be heard in the background.

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* [[spoiler: EvolutionaryLevels: Of a sort. Extended Definition is essentially instant evolution to one's maximum physical (and metaphysical) limits]]
limits.
* {{Fanservice}}: The series averts BarbieDollAnatomy when it comes to breasts, and isn't afraid to flaunt it. The series even [[LampshadeHanging lampshades it]]: in one scene, Jennifer gets kinda cozy with Takeru, and a guy screaming "Aww yeah!!" can be heard in the background.



* HotScientist: Jennifer to a tee.
* HotSpringsEpisode: Episode 6.

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* HotScientist: Jennifer to a tee.
tee, being a busty blonde American woman in a lab coat.
* HotSpringsEpisode: Episode 6.6 becomes one when the group comes across a hidden hot spring.



* InnocentFanserviceGirl: Akari & Hikari (pictured above left to right).

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* InnocentFanserviceGirl: Akari & Hikari (pictured above left to right).right) aren't really human, so they have no compunctions about being naked.



* LightIsNotGood: [[spoiler: Hikari is the personification of destruction]].
* MadScientist
* MaleGaze: "Yep, ''definitely'' a girl."

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* LightIsNotGood: [[spoiler: Hikari is the personification of destruction]].
destruction.
* MadScientist
LiteralSplitPersonality: Hikari and Akari were once the same being.
* MadScientist: Jennifer comes across as this due to her enthusiastic interest in Extended Definitions.
* MaleGaze: When Hikari emerges from her cocoon of light at the beginning, the camera plays across her exposed breasts.
--> '''Ryo:'''
"Yep, ''definitely'' a girl."



* MarkedChange
* MarshmallowHell
* MeaningfulName: [[JustifiedTrope Justified]]: Hikari and Akari have no names at first, so Takeru and Ryo give them descriptive names

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* MarkedChange
MarkedChange: Takeru's Extended Definition form has red tattoo-like markings.
* MarshmallowHell
MarshmallowHell: Jennifer enjoys inflicting these on boys.
* MeaningfulName: [[JustifiedTrope Justified]]: Hikari and Akari have no names at first, so Takeru and Ryo give them descriptive namesnames.



* MindScrew
* MonsterOfTheWeek: The Extended Definitions, which are monstrous versions of creatures made extinct [[spoiler: by Hikari]], resembling an ''Anomalocaris'', a prehistoric fish, a theropod dinosaur, and [[spoiler: Takeru,]] a ''Homo sapians''.
* MoodWhiplash: The tone of what begins as a silly Fanservice anime turns *very* serious starting about episode 8.
* {{Motifs}}: as well as the insects, DNA-type patterns show up quit a bit

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* %%* MindScrew
* MonsterOfTheWeek: The Extended Definitions, which are monstrous versions of creatures made extinct [[spoiler: by Hikari]], resembling Hikari]]. The ones encountered resemble an ''Anomalocaris'', a prehistoric fish, a theropod dinosaur, and [[spoiler: Takeru,]] a ''Homo sapians''.
* MoodWhiplash: The tone of what begins as a silly Fanservice anime turns *very* ''very'' serious starting about episode 8.
* {{Motifs}}: as As well as the insects, DNA-type patterns show up quit a bit



** [[spoiler: Ioneous transforms into [[{{Kaiju}} Anastatious]] to bring about the end of the world at Evil Hikari's bidding.]]
* [[spoiler:ParentalAbandonment: [[FreudianExcuse Having his mother abandon him out of the blue didnt exactly leave poor Takeru with the happiest outlook on life.]]]]

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** [[spoiler: Ioneous transforms into [[{{Kaiju}} Anastatious]] to bring about the end of the world at Evil Hikari's bidding.]]
bidding.
* [[spoiler:ParentalAbandonment: ParentalAbandonment: [[FreudianExcuse Having his mother abandon him out of the blue didnt exactly leave poor Takeru with the happiest outlook on life.]]]] life]].



* RobotBuddy: Both Ioneous and Kuon.

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* RobotBuddy: Both Ioneous and Kuon.Kuon, the latter being a shard of the former.



** Like Takeru's transformation is not a shout out to Devilman... Sheesh...

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** Like Takeru's transformation is not a shout out to Devilman... Sheesh...



* SkepticismFailure
* SqueakyEyes
* StrippedToTheBone: [[spoiler: Hikari]] {{Curb Stomp Battle}}s a theropod Extended Definition by doing this to it.
* SuperPoweredEvilSide: [[spoiler: Hikari's lighter-haired [[RedEyesTakeWarning red eyed]], much more forward alternate personality tasked with causing mass extinctions.]]

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* %%* SkepticismFailure
* %%* SqueakyEyes
* StrippedToTheBone: [[spoiler: Hikari]] Evil Hikari {{Curb Stomp Battle}}s a theropod Extended Definition by doing this to it.
* SuperPoweredEvilSide: [[spoiler: Hikari's lighter-haired [[RedEyesTakeWarning red eyed]], much more forward alternate personality personality, tasked with causing mass extinctions.]]extinctions, is far more powerful than her appearance lets on.



* TalkingToThemself: [[spoiler: Hikari.]]

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* TalkingToThemself: [[spoiler: Hikari.]]Hikari's good and evil personalities argue with each other.



* TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt

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* TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowItTheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt: Hikari is a CosmicEntity tasked with causing the extinction of all life on Earth.



** Sakurako Urushima and Amika Kurebayashi enjoy egging on the love triangle between Mari, Takeru, and Hikari.



* {{Tsundere}}: Mari is a Type A. Played with [[spoiler:when her [[CannotSpitItOut inability to spit it out]] finally results in her screaming at and slapping Hikari and breaking out her SuperPoweredEvilSide to bring the EndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt.]]

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* {{Tsundere}}: Mari is a Type A. Played with [[spoiler:when when her [[CannotSpitItOut inability to spit it out]] finally results in her screaming at and slapping Hikari and breaking out her SuperPoweredEvilSide to bring the EndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt.]]



* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: [[spoiler: If Mari hadn't bitch slapped Hikari, the whole [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt End Of The World As We Know It]] situation would never of come up.]] [[SarcasmMode Thanks for ruining]] WhatCouldHaveBeen!

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* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: [[spoiler: If Mari hadn't bitch slapped Hikari, the whole [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt End Of The World As We Know It]] situation would never of come up.]] up. [[SarcasmMode Thanks for ruining]] WhatCouldHaveBeen!



* WindsOfDestinyChange: [[spoiler: Ryo somehow gains the power to alter probability, likely from exposure to Hikari or Akari]]

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* WindsOfDestinyChange: [[spoiler: Ryo somehow gains the power to alter probability, likely from exposure to Hikari or Akari]]Akari.
20th May '14 3:33:20 AM Discontent
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Created by StudioGainax and animated by both StudioGainax and Creator/StudioShaft. This page [[NeedsMoreLove could use a little more love]].

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Created by StudioGainax and animated by both StudioGainax and Creator/StudioShaft. This page [[NeedsMoreLove [[NeedsWikiMagicLove could use a little more love]].
17th Mar '14 9:37:25 PM lalalei2001
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* HeyItsThatVoice: Quite a few:
** Hikari - CynthiaMartinez (credited as Goldie Fawn) - also played Mikako from VoicesOfADistantStar (a MakotoShinkai piece)
** Akari - Jessica Boone - also played Sayuri Sawatari in ThePlacePromisedInOurEarlyDays (another MakotoShinkai piece)
** Mari - Luci Christian - also played Deunan Knute in Appleseed and Mikura Suzuki in MezzoForte



* NamesTheSame: There's happens to be another anime with a young pair of romantically-linked teens that are also named [[DigimonAdventure Takeru and Hikari]].
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