History Anime / Zegapain

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[[caption-width-right:300:Kyo and friends.]]

->''[[AC:Entangle!]]''

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[[caption-width-right:300:Kyo [[caption-width-right:300: Kyo and friends.]]

->''[[AC:Entangle!]]''
->''[[AC: Entangle!]]''






!!Tropes:

* AbsurdlyPowerfulStudentCouncil: Justified [[spoiler:they are Celebrants from the organization Celeblum that protect the Maitama server in the real world and therefore have the ability to edit it as needed.]]
* AcePilot: Justified [[spoiler:Kyo was a former pilot that was rewritten into the server and is good because he still has the skill of his former self. Ryoko is played straighter but still justified in that she is a Witch. Also it's implied that pilots are chosen because they have been screened to be good.]]
* AfterTheEnd: [[spoiler:The real world has been destroyed and the remnant of humanity exists solely as data in Quantum Servers that sit among the rubble of destroyed cities.]]
* AirborneAircraftCarrier: The Oceanus

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!!Tropes:


!! Tropes:

* AbsurdlyPowerfulStudentCouncil: Justified [[spoiler:they [[spoiler: they are Celebrants from the organization Celeblum that protect the Maitama server in the real world and therefore have the ability to edit it as needed.]]
* AcePilot: Justified [[spoiler:Kyo [[spoiler: Kyo was a former pilot that was rewritten into the server and is good because he still has the skill of his former self. Ryoko is played straighter but still justified in that she is a Witch. Also it's implied that pilots are chosen because they have been screened to be good.]]
* AfterTheEnd: [[spoiler:The [[spoiler: The real world has been destroyed and the remnant of humanity exists solely as data in Quantum Servers that sit among the rubble of destroyed cities.]]
* AirborneAircraftCarrier: The OceanusOceanus.



* AppliedPhlebotinum: LOTS AND LOTS OF IT. [[spoiler:Quantum Servers, QL energy, Holonic Loaders, Holonic Armor, Zegapains, Deutera Areas, etc.]]
* ArmorIsUseless: First Subverted then played straight when [[spoiler:the Gards-Orm develop the Anti-Zega.]]
* ArtificialHuman: [[spoiler:Abyss and Sin]]
* BattleCouple: Chris and Arque. Later on, Kyo and [[spoiler:Ryoko. And Misaki and the previous Kyo]].

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* AppliedPhlebotinum: LOTS AND LOTS OF IT. [[spoiler:Quantum [[spoiler: Quantum Servers, QL energy, Holonic Loaders, Holonic Armor, Zegapains, Deutera Areas, etc.]]
* ArmorIsUseless: First Subverted then played straight when [[spoiler:the [[spoiler: the Gards-Orm develop the Anti-Zega.]]
* ArtificialHuman: [[spoiler:Abyss [[spoiler: Abyss and Sin]]
Sin.]]
* BattleCouple: Chris and Arque. Later on, Kyo and [[spoiler:Ryoko. [[spoiler: Ryoko. And Misaki and the previous Kyo]].Kyo.]]



* BreakoutRole: Creator/KanaHanazawa had a previous minor role in ''Anime/LastExile'', but got popular voicing Ryoko.
* BridgeBunnies: [[ProjectedMan Projected bunnies]], but still.

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* BreakoutRole: Creator/KanaHanazawa had a previous minor role in ''Anime/LastExile'', ''Anime/LastExile,'' but got popular voicing Ryoko.
* BridgeBunnies: [[ProjectedMan Projected bunnies]], bunnies,]] but still.



* CatchPhrase: Kyo's "It can't be".
* ChekhovsGunman: [[spoiler:Errr, cat.]]

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* CatchPhrase: Kyo's "It can't be".
be."
* ChekhovsGunman: [[spoiler:Errr, [[spoiler: Errr, cat.]]



* ChildhoodFriendRomance: Ryoko and Kyo. [[spoiler:Even with BabiesEverAfter.]]

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* ChildhoodFriendRomance: Ryoko and Kyo. [[spoiler:Even [[spoiler: Even with BabiesEverAfter.]]



* ComeWithMeIfYouWantToLive: [[spoiler:How Shima and Minato met.]]

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* ComeWithMeIfYouWantToLive: [[spoiler:How [[spoiler: How Shima and Minato met.]]



* CyberPunk, or PostCyberPunk
* DeathIsCheap: [[spoiler:Not to the main characters.]] Also [[spoiler:when Kyo still thinks the real world is a game he thinks the destruction of the Shanghai server is no big deal and says it aloud to Jen May-Yu and Jen May-Yen earning a punch in the face from Mao Lu-Shen.]] But also subverted in that [[spoiler:a person can be destroyed permanently.]]
* DefectorFromDecadence: [[spoiler:Shima and Iel]]

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* CyberPunk, CyberPunk or PostCyberPunk
* DeathIsCheap: [[spoiler:Not [[spoiler: Not to the main characters.]] Also [[spoiler:when [[spoiler: when Kyo still thinks the real world is a game he thinks the destruction of the Shanghai server is no big deal and says it aloud to Jen May-Yu and Jen May-Yen earning a punch in the face from Mao Lu-Shen.]] But also subverted in that [[spoiler:a [[spoiler: a person can be destroyed permanently.]]
* DefectorFromDecadence: [[spoiler:Shima [[spoiler: Shima and Iel]]Iel.]]



* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu: Played straight since Kyo [[spoiler:often uses punches after his QL runs out to finish off remaining enemies.]] Also subverted when [[spoiler:he fails to destroy the Deutera Core in time to prevent the destruction of the Shanghai Server.]]
** BrokeYourArmPunchingOutCthulhu: Happens when Kyo [[spoiler:fails to destroy the Duetera Core above]]
* {{Determinator}}: Kyo
* DistantFinale: [[spoiler:With BabiesEverAfter.]]
%%* [[spoiler:EarnYourHappyEnding]]
* EmotionlessGirl: [[spoiler:Ryoko after being "repaired".]]

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* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu: Played straight since Kyo [[spoiler:often [[spoiler: often uses punches after his QL runs out to finish off remaining enemies.]] Also subverted when [[spoiler:he [[spoiler: he fails to destroy the Deutera Duetera Core in time to prevent the destruction of the Shanghai Server.]]
** BrokeYourArmPunchingOutCthulhu: Happens when Kyo [[spoiler:fails [[spoiler: fails to destroy the Duetera Core above]]
* {{Determinator}}: Kyo
* DistantFinale: [[spoiler:With BabiesEverAfter.
above.]]
* {{Determinator}}: Kyo.
* DistantFinale: [[spoiler: With BabiesEverAfter.]]
%%* [[spoiler:EarnYourHappyEnding]]
[[spoiler: EarnYourHappyEnding.]]
* EmotionlessGirl: [[spoiler:Ryoko [[spoiler: Ryoko after being "repaired".]]"repaired."]]



* EvilutionaryBiologist: Or... Physicist? [[spoiler:ForScience JustThinkOfThePotential.]]

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* EvilutionaryBiologist: Or... Physicist? [[spoiler:ForScience [[spoiler: ForScience JustThinkOfThePotential.]]



* FirstEpisodeResurrection: [[spoiler:Kyo]]
* ForgotTheCall: [[spoiler:What happened to Kyo when he suffered his LossOfIdentity.]]
* GirlNextDoor: Ryoko

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* FirstEpisodeResurrection: [[spoiler:Kyo]]
* ForgotTheCall: [[spoiler:What happened to Kyo when he suffered his LossOfIdentity.
[[spoiler: Kyo.]]
* ForgotTheCall: [[spoiler: What happened to Kyo when he suffered his LossOfIdentity.]]
* GirlNextDoor: RyokoRyoko.



* GroundhogDayLoop: Caused by the Maihama Server [[spoiler:resetting periodically, and restarting the memories of everyone but the Celebrants]].

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* GroundhogDayLoop: Caused by the Maihama Server [[spoiler:resetting [[spoiler: resetting periodically, and restarting the memories of everyone but the Celebrants]].Celebrants.]]



* IJustWantToBeHuman: [[spoiler:Everyone, but most of all [[RobotGirl Misaki.]]]]

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* IJustWantToBeHuman: [[spoiler:Everyone, [[spoiler: Everyone, but most of all [[RobotGirl Misaki.]]]]



* ImmortalitySeeker: Some people are this trope. [[spoiler:That's what started the whole mess.]]
* InsideAComputerSystem: [[spoiler:Half the series happens in one.]]
* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: Shizuno to Kyo. Ryoko to Kyo. [[spoiler:Even ''Lu-Shen'' to Kyo]]. What is this, ''LightNovel/ToraDora''?

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* ImmortalitySeeker: Some people are this trope. [[spoiler:That's [[spoiler: That's what started the whole mess.]]
* InsideAComputerSystem: [[spoiler:Half [[spoiler: Half the series happens in one.]]
* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: Shizuno to Kyo. Ryoko to Kyo. [[spoiler:Even [[spoiler: Even ''Lu-Shen'' to Kyo]]. What is this, ''LightNovel/ToraDora''?''LightNovel/{{Toradora}}''?



* JumpedAtTheCall: [[spoiler:Kyo, and later Ryoko.]]

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* JumpedAtTheCall: [[spoiler:Kyo, [[spoiler: Kyo, and later Ryoko.]]



* MeaningfulRename: [[spoiler:Misaki Shizuno is a LineOfSightName given to her by the previous Kyo. People who know her from before still call her Yehl.]]

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* MeaningfulRename: [[spoiler:Misaki [[spoiler: Misaki Shizuno is a LineOfSightName given to her by the previous Kyo. People who know her from before still call her Yehl.]]



* MoreThanMindControl: [[spoiler:The Quantum Servers and Celeblum can make people control what people pay attention to so if someone disappears people just ignore them unless specifically brought up and even then they just brush it off.]]

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* MoreThanMindControl: [[spoiler:The [[spoiler: The Quantum Servers and Celeblum can make people control what people pay attention to so if someone disappears people just ignore them unless specifically brought up and even then they just brush it off.]]



* NewTransferStudent: Subverted [[spoiler:Shizuno is just written into the program so she doesn't have to be a transfer student.]]
* NietzscheWannabe: [[spoiler:Naaga]]

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* NewTransferStudent: Subverted [[spoiler:Shizuno [[spoiler: Shizuno is just written into the program so she doesn't have to be a transfer student.]]
* NietzscheWannabe: [[spoiler:Naaga]][[spoiler: Naaga.]]



* ParentalAbandonment: Justified. [[spoiler:They don't exist to lighten the load on the Quantum Server. The Server just tricks its residents into believing they do.]]
* ThePowerOfFriendship: [[NarmCharm Anti-tank stoning]].
* ThePowerOfLove: Can create a [[TheAce Witch]].
* PsychicPowers: [[spoiler:Celebrants and Awakened can manifest "force shields" and other tricks (see below) within a Server.]]
* RecycledInSpace: It's [[spoiler:''Film/TheMatrix'']] with {{Humongous Mecha}}s!
* RedemptionEqualsDeath: [[spoiler:Shima]]
* {{Reincarnation}}: [[spoiler:Possible to a degree.]]

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* ParentalAbandonment: Justified. [[spoiler:They [[spoiler: They don't exist to lighten the load on the Quantum Server. The Server just tricks its residents into believing they do.]]
* ThePowerOfFriendship: [[NarmCharm Anti-tank stoning]].
* ThePowerOfLove: Can create a [[TheAce Witch]].
* PsychicPowers: [[spoiler:Celebrants and Awakened can manifest "force shields" and other tricks (see below) within a Server.
stoning.]]
* ThePowerOfLove: Can create a [[TheAce Witch.]]
* PsychicPowers: [[spoiler: Celebrants and Awakened can manifest "force shields" and other tricks (see below) within a Server.]]
* RecycledInSpace: It's [[spoiler:''Film/TheMatrix'']] [[spoiler:' 'Film/TheMatrix'']] with {{Humongous Mecha}}s!
* RedemptionEqualsDeath: [[spoiler:Shima]]
[[spoiler: Shima.]]
* {{Reincarnation}}: [[spoiler:Possible [[spoiler: Possible to a degree.]]



* RocketPunch: [[spoiler:The series keeps sliding into {{shonen}} territory.]]
* RuleOfSymbolism: Bad guys have a snake motif (Naaga, Orm - ancient Norse for dragon -, Coatlicue - feathered Aztec snake god -), good guys have eagle-related names. Snake-slaying eagles are a common good-vs-evil symbol; to stress the religious meaning, the good guys are called Celebrants. Tao/Zen is also invoked; a tenet of which is "going with the flow" and not messing with the natural order. The good guys' ships are named with [[TheGreatFlood Deluge mythology]] in mind, which emphasizes humanity surviving even against overwhelming odds against them.

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* RocketPunch: [[spoiler:The [[spoiler: The series keeps sliding into {{shonen}} territory.]]
* RuleOfSymbolism: Bad guys have a snake motif (Naaga, Orm - ancient (ancient Norse for dragon -, dragon), Coatlicue - feathered (feathered Aztec snake god -), god), good guys have eagle-related eagle related names. Snake-slaying Snake slaying eagles are a common good-vs-evil good vs. evil symbol; to stress the religious meaning, the good guys are called Celebrants. Tao/Zen Tao / Zen is also invoked; a tenet of which is "going with the flow" and not messing with the natural order. The good guys' ships are named with [[TheGreatFlood Deluge mythology]] in mind, which emphasizes humanity surviving even against overwhelming odds against them.



** The famous "butterfly dream" of {{Zhuangzi}} is mentioned early in the series.
** ''[[MindScrew Last Year At Marienbad]]'' is mentioned in Episode 18. This movie's theme is memories and their relation to reality... Interestingly enough, the movie was supposedly inspired by Adolfo Bioy Casares ''The Invention of Morel'', a novel about [[spoiler: a machine in a desert island that can record and reproduce reality and uses simulacra of real people to replay the same events time and time again. Its inventor killed everyone appearing in the re-enaction because after being recorded they were functionally immortal]]. The book is also strongly reminiscent of a certain TV series about [[Series/{{Lost}} weird events in a desert island]].
** [[Film/TheMatrix Discussing irreality and betrayal over an elegant virtual supper]].
* SaveBothWorlds: [[spoiler:The point of Celeblum.]]

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** The famous "butterfly dream" of {{Zhuangzi}} Creator/{{Zhuangzi}} is mentioned early in the series.
** ''[[MindScrew Last Year At at Marienbad]]'' is mentioned in Episode 18. This movie's theme is memories and their relation to reality... Interestingly enough, the movie was supposedly inspired by Adolfo Bioy Casares ''The Invention of Morel'', Morel,'' a novel about [[spoiler: a machine in a desert island that can record and reproduce reality and uses simulacra of real people to replay the same events time and time again. Its inventor killed everyone appearing in the re-enaction because after being recorded they were functionally immortal]]. immortal.]] The book is also strongly reminiscent of a certain TV series about [[Series/{{Lost}} weird events in a desert island]].
island.]]
** [[Film/TheMatrix Discussing irreality and betrayal over an elegant virtual supper]].
supper.]]
* SaveBothWorlds: [[spoiler:The [[spoiler: The point of Celeblum.]]



* SmallSecludedWorld: [[spoiler:The Servers.]]
* SphereOfDestruction: Deutera Areas

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* SmallSecludedWorld: [[spoiler:The [[spoiler: The Servers.]]
* SphereOfDestruction: Deutera AreasAreas.



** The Zegapain cockpits. Is it you, [[Franchise/LyricalNanoha Raising Heart]]?

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** The Zegapain cockpits. Is it you, [[Franchise/LyricalNanoha Raising Heart]]?Heart?]]



* [[spoiler:SyntheticPlague]]: [[spoiler:The Orm virus.]]
* TakeAThirdOption: [[spoiler:Resurrect or eternally loop? What about joining the enemy and becoming like them?]]
* UsefulNotes/{{Taoism}}: In case using {{Zhuangzi}}'s butterfly dream didn't spell it clear:
--> '''Shima''': Form is void, void is form.
* ThemeNaming: Oceanus Class Ships have names having to do with flood mythology. Gards-Orm mecha usually have ophidian names, Zegapain mecha have the names of mythical birds.

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* [[spoiler:SyntheticPlague]]: [[spoiler:The [[spoiler: SyntheticPlague]]: [[spoiler: The Orm virus.]]
* TakeAThirdOption: [[spoiler:Resurrect [[spoiler: Resurrect or eternally loop? What about joining the enemy and becoming like them?]]
* UsefulNotes/{{Taoism}}: In case using {{Zhuangzi}}'s Creator/{{Zhuangzi}}'s butterfly dream didn't spell it clear:
--> '''Shima''': -->'''Shima:''' Form is void, void is form.
* ThemeNaming: Oceanus Class Ships have names having to do with flood mythology. Gards-Orm mecha usually have ophidian Ophidian names, Zegapain mecha have the names of mythical birds.



* TronLines: The units are some of the shiniest Mecha on record.

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* TronLines: The units are some of the shiniest Mecha mecha on record.



* ViewersAreGeniuses: ''Orm'' is an old Norse term for dragon... and ORM is also Object-Relational Mapping, a programming technique for creating virtual object databases.
* VirtualGhost: [[spoiler:''All'' the good guys are this.]]

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* ViewersAreGeniuses: ''Orm'' is an old Norse term for dragon... and And ORM is also Object-Relational Mapping, a programming technique for creating virtual object databases.
* VirtualGhost: [[spoiler:''All'' [[spoiler: ''All'' the good guys are this.]]



* TheWarOnStraw: [[spoiler:To make a case for ImmortalityImmorality, memories gain the attributes of souls, the guy supporting immortality is a genocidal MadScientist and his evolved humans feral {{Blood Knight}}s.]]

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* TheWarOnStraw: [[spoiler:To [[spoiler: To make a case for ImmortalityImmorality, memories gain the attributes of souls, the guy supporting immortality is a genocidal MadScientist and his evolved humans feral {{Blood Knight}}s.]]



* WistfulAmnesia: [[spoiler:Dead Celebrants are erased from memories or conveniently PutOnABus from the point of view of people in the Servers.]]
* XanatosGambit: [[spoiler:The attack on the Maihama Server couldn't really go wrong, at worst being a stalemate. Kyo tried his best to mess it though.]]
* YourDaysAreNumbered: [[spoiler:Arque and Shima.]]

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* WistfulAmnesia: [[spoiler:Dead [[spoiler: Dead Celebrants are erased from memories or conveniently PutOnABus from the point of view of people in the Servers.]]
* XanatosGambit: [[spoiler:The [[spoiler: The attack on the Maihama Server couldn't really go wrong, at worst being a stalemate. Kyo tried his best to mess it though.]]
* YourDaysAreNumbered: [[spoiler:Arque [[spoiler: Arque and Shima.]]
23rd Jul '15 4:00:23 PM StFan
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-->''[[AC:Entangle!]]''

Zegapain is a 26 episode 2006 series about a high school student named Kyo Sogoru. He is a model student, gets good grades, and is the sole member of the soon to be dissolved swim team. One day he sees a beautiful girl on the diving board and rushes there in excitement for a potential new member. However when the girl dives and hits the water she disappears and Kyo has no idea what's going on. He sees the girl again, whose name is Shizuno Misaki, and asks her to be in a promo video for the swim club and in exchange he agrees to pilot a mecha called the Zegapain Altair against an enemy known as the Gards-Orm. When he asks what this world is he's told it's a game.

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-->''[[AC:Entangle!]]''

Zegapain
->''[[AC:Entangle!]]''

''Zegapain''
is a 26 episode 2006 series about a high school student named Kyo Sogoru. He is a model student, gets good grades, and is the sole member of the soon to be dissolved swim team. One day he sees a beautiful girl on the diving board and rushes there in excitement for a potential new member. However when the girl dives and hits the water she disappears and Kyo has no idea what's going on. He sees the girl again, whose name is Shizuno Misaki, and asks her to be in a promo video for the swim club and in exchange he agrees to pilot a mecha called the Zegapain Altair against an enemy known as the Gards-Orm. When he asks what this world is he's told it's a game.






This show provides examples of:

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This show provides examples of:!!Tropes:



* [[spoiler:AfterTheEnd]]: [[spoiler:The real world has been destroyed and the remnant of humanity exists solely as data in Quantum Servers that sit among the rubble of destroyed cities.]]

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* [[spoiler:AfterTheEnd]]: AfterTheEnd: [[spoiler:The real world has been destroyed and the remnant of humanity exists solely as data in Quantum Servers that sit among the rubble of destroyed cities.]]



* {{Determinator}}: Kyo.

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* {{Determinator}}: Kyo.Kyo



* [[spoiler:EarnYourHappyEnding]]

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* %%* [[spoiler:EarnYourHappyEnding]]



* [[EvilutionaryBiologist Evilutionary... Physicist?]]: [[spoiler:ForScience JustThinkOfThePotential.]]

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* [[EvilutionaryBiologist Evilutionary... Physicist?]]: EvilutionaryBiologist: Or... Physicist? [[spoiler:ForScience JustThinkOfThePotential.]]



* GirlNextDoor: Ryoko.

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* GirlNextDoor: Ryoko.Ryoko



** GratuitousFrench: In Chris and Arque's cockpit due to them being French Celebrants with assumedly French-made Zegapains.
*** GratuitousSpanish: In the original broadcast their cockpit uses Spanish.
** GratuitousGreek: Duetera is Greek for Monday
* [[spoiler:GroundhogDayLoop]]: Caused by the Maihama Server [[spoiler:resetting periodically, and restarting the memories of everyone but the Celebrants]].

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** * GratuitousFrench: In Chris and Arque's cockpit due to them being French Celebrants with assumedly French-made Zegapains.
*** * GratuitousGreek: Duetera is Greek for Monday.
*
GratuitousSpanish: In the original broadcast their cockpit uses Spanish.
** GratuitousGreek: Duetera is Greek for Monday
* [[spoiler:GroundhogDayLoop]]: GroundhogDayLoop: Caused by the Maihama Server [[spoiler:resetting periodically, and restarting the memories of everyone but the Celebrants]].



* [[spoiler:IJustWantToBeHuman]]: [[spoiler:Everyone, but most of all [[RobotGirl Misaki.]]]]

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* [[spoiler:IJustWantToBeHuman]]: IJustWantToBeHuman: [[spoiler:Everyone, but most of all [[RobotGirl Misaki.]]]]



* [[spoiler:InsideAComputerSystem]]: Half the series happens in one.

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* [[spoiler:InsideAComputerSystem]]: Half InsideAComputerSystem: [[spoiler:Half the series happens in one.]]



* ShoutOut: The famous "butterfly dream" of {{Zhuangzi}} is mentioned early in the series.

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
**
The famous "butterfly dream" of {{Zhuangzi}} is mentioned early in the series.



* [[spoiler:SmallSecludedWorld]]: [[spoiler:The Servers.]]

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* [[spoiler:SmallSecludedWorld]]: SmallSecludedWorld: [[spoiler:The Servers.]]



* SurprisinglyGoodEnglish: The Zegapain cockpits. Is it you, [[Franchise/LyricalNanoha Raising Heart]]?

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* SurprisinglyGoodEnglish: SurprisinglyGoodEnglish:
**
The Zegapain cockpits. Is it you, [[Franchise/LyricalNanoha Raising Heart]]?



* [[spoiler:VirtualGhost]]: [[spoiler:''All'' the good guys are this.]]

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* [[spoiler:VirtualGhost]]: VirtualGhost: [[spoiler:''All'' the good guys are this.]]
8th Jul '15 4:16:20 PM nombretomado
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** ''[[MindScrew Last Year At Marienbad]]'' is mentioned in Episode 18. This movie's theme is memories and their relation to reality... Interestingly enough, the movie was supposedly inspired by Adolfo Bioy Casares ''The Invention of Morel'', a novel about [[spoiler: a machine in a desert island that can record and reproduce reality and uses simulacra of real people to replay the same events time and time again. Its inventor killed everyone appearing in the re-enaction because after being recorded they were functionally immortal]]. The book is also strongly reminiscent of a certain TV series about [[{{Lost}} weird events in a desert island]].

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** ''[[MindScrew Last Year At Marienbad]]'' is mentioned in Episode 18. This movie's theme is memories and their relation to reality... Interestingly enough, the movie was supposedly inspired by Adolfo Bioy Casares ''The Invention of Morel'', a novel about [[spoiler: a machine in a desert island that can record and reproduce reality and uses simulacra of real people to replay the same events time and time again. Its inventor killed everyone appearing in the re-enaction because after being recorded they were functionally immortal]]. The book is also strongly reminiscent of a certain TV series about [[{{Lost}} [[Series/{{Lost}} weird events in a desert island]].
3rd Jul '15 5:25:01 PM nombretomado
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* BreakoutRole: Creator/KanaHanazawa had a previous minor role in ''LastExile'', but got popular voicing Ryoko.

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* BreakoutRole: Creator/KanaHanazawa had a previous minor role in ''LastExile'', ''Anime/LastExile'', but got popular voicing Ryoko.
22nd Mar '14 5:18:47 AM Prfnoff
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* BreakoutRole: KanaHanazawa had a previous minor role in ''LastExile'', but got popular voicing Ryoko.

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* BreakoutRole: KanaHanazawa Creator/KanaHanazawa had a previous minor role in ''LastExile'', but got popular voicing Ryoko.
31st Oct '13 11:36:24 AM SeptimusHeap
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* ShonenUpgrade: Layered QL.
1st Feb '13 6:59:46 AM sorako
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* ChildhoodFriendRomance: Ryoko and Kyo. [[spoiler:Even with BabiesEverAfter.]]



* [[spoiler:VictoriousChildhoodFriend]]: [[spoiler:Even with BabiesEverAfter.]]
6th Oct '12 3:27:28 PM nombretomado
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* SurprisinglyGoodEnglish: The Zegapain cockpits. Is it you, [[LyricalNanoha Raising Heart]]?

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* SurprisinglyGoodEnglish: The Zegapain cockpits. Is it you, [[LyricalNanoha [[Franchise/LyricalNanoha Raising Heart]]?
21st Aug '12 12:03:32 AM Sluagh
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* HoYay: [[spoiler:Lu-Shen. Oh Lu-Shen.]] Possibly also Tomigai--since he was willing to [[spoiler:give his SacredFirstKiss to Kyo while filming a love scene for a movie Ryoko was making.]]
21st Aug '12 12:02:37 AM Sluagh
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* [[spoiler:InsideAComputerSystem]]: Half the series happens in one.



* TearJerker: [[spoiler:Arque's fate due to her unstoppable data corruption. Ryoko being all but erased, and having her data damaged irreparably]].
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