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24th Mar '16 1:08:43 PM Willbyr
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* Chronologically in OnePiece's [[Anime/OnePieceFilmStrongWorld tenth movie Strong World]], the crew's adventure began with receiving a tone dial from Shiki. At the end of the film, there were some silly antics by Luffy, Usopp and Nami concerning the same tone dial.

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* Chronologically in OnePiece's ''Manga/OnePiece'''s [[Anime/OnePieceFilmStrongWorld tenth movie Strong World]], the crew's adventure began with receiving a tone dial from Shiki. At the end of the film, there were some silly antics by Luffy, Usopp and Nami concerning the same tone dial.
5th Jan '16 10:05:29 AM Gamermaster
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* ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers'' begins with a young Subaru shouting for help while she's trapped in a burning airport, and Nanoha coming to save her in the nick of time, congratulating her for doing well to survive and assuring her that she'll bring her to a safe place. Subaru's WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue has two young children shouting for help while trapped in a sinking ship, and Subaru saving them in the nick of time [[MeaningfulEcho while echoing the same words Nanoha told her many years ago]].

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* ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers'' begins with a young Subaru shouting for help while she's trapped in a burning airport, and Nanoha coming to save her in the nick of time, congratulating her for doing well to survive and assuring her that she'll bring her to a safe place. Subaru's WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue has two young children shouting for help while trapped in a sinking ship, and Subaru saving them in the nick of time [[MeaningfulEcho while echoing the same words Nanoha told her many years ago]]. Bonus points for the fact that Subaru's Barrier Jacket was based off of Nanoha's.
19th Dec '15 3:13:17 PM ultimomant
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* In duel of the first episode of ''Anime/YuGiOh5Ds'', Yusei wins in his last turn of the duel by Tuning Junk Warrior and Speed Warrior to Synchro Summon Junk Warrior. This is also how he wins in the duel of the ''last'' episode of the series.
* The conflict for the "Number" cards in ''Anime/YuGiOhZexal'' begins in a battle between [[TheHero Yuma]] and [[TheLancer Shark]]. It ends in the same way, with Shark even choosing to play older cards he hadn't used in ages in reference to the earlier duels. The conflict starts when Yuma opens [[EnigmaticEmpoweringEntity The Door]] and frees [[HumanoidAlien Astral]], starting the series. It ends with Yuma Dueling Astral, with Astral playing a card that summons The Door to the field, so Yuma must destroy it.

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* In duel of the first episode of ''Anime/YuGiOh5Ds'', Yusei wins in his last turn of the duel by Tuning Junk Warrior and Speed Warrior to Synchro Summon Summoning Junk Warrior. This is also how he wins in the duel of the ''last'' episode of the series.
* The conflict for the "Number" cards in ''Anime/YuGiOhZexal'' ''Anime/YuGiOhZEXAL'' begins in a battle between [[TheHero Yuma]] and [[TheLancer Shark]]. It ends in the same way, with Shark even choosing to play older cards he hadn't used in ages in reference to the earlier duels. The conflict starts when Yuma opens [[EnigmaticEmpoweringEntity The Door]] and frees [[HumanoidAlien Astral]], starting the series. It ends with Yuma Dueling Astral, with Astral playing a card that summons The Door to the field, so Yuma must destroy it.
30th Oct '15 1:55:50 PM Gamermaster
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* ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers'' begins with a young Subaru shouting for help while she's trapped in a burning airport, and Nanoha coming to save her in the nick of time, congratulating her for doing well to survive and assuring her that she'll bring her to a safe place. Subaru's WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue has two young children shouting for help while trapped in a sinking ship, and Subaru saving them in the nick of time while echoing the same words Nanoha told her many years ago.

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* ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers'' begins with a young Subaru shouting for help while she's trapped in a burning airport, and Nanoha coming to save her in the nick of time, congratulating her for doing well to survive and assuring her that she'll bring her to a safe place. Subaru's WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue has two young children shouting for help while trapped in a sinking ship, and Subaru saving them in the nick of time [[MeaningfulEcho while echoing the same words Nanoha told her many years ago.ago]].
21st Oct '15 2:35:09 AM kuchiki222
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** Dragon Ball Z begun with Goku introducing his 4 year old son Gohan to his friends. [[spoiler:Dragon Ball Z ends with an adult Gohan introducing his 4 year old daughter Pan to the Z Warriors.]]
6th Sep '15 6:14:44 PM Gamermaster
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** The final chapter of the manga has [[WholesomeCrossdresser Haruhi]] being MistakenForGay yet again much to her dismay, much like in the first chapter.

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** The first chapter begins with Haruhi opening a door to a room, and the Host Club greets her. The final chapter ends with her opening the door to a hallway, and the rest of the manga club greets her. The final chapter also has [[WholesomeCrossdresser Haruhi]] her]] being MistakenForGay yet again much to her dismay, much like in the first chapter.chapter.
6th Sep '15 5:45:55 PM Gamermaster
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* ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikerS'' begins with a young Subaru shouting for help while she's trapped in a burning airport, and Nanoha coming to save her in the nick of time, congratulating her for doing well to survive and assuring her that she'll bring her to a safe place. Subaru's WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue has two young children shouting for help while trapped in a sinking ship, and Subaru saving them in the nick of time while echoing the same words Nanoha told her many years ago.

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* ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikerS'' ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers'' begins with a young Subaru shouting for help while she's trapped in a burning airport, and Nanoha coming to save her in the nick of time, congratulating her for doing well to survive and assuring her that she'll bring her to a safe place. Subaru's WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue has two young children shouting for help while trapped in a sinking ship, and Subaru saving them in the nick of time while echoing the same words Nanoha told her many years ago.
1st Sep '15 3:00:24 PM rcmerod52
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%% Belong to literature, not Anime and Manga * ''LightNovel/ACertainMagicalIndex'':
%% Belong to literature, not Anime and Manga ** Light Novels 1 and 22 (the original series) both end with [[spoiler:the narrator [[OurHeroIsDead declaring Touma has died]].]]
%% Belong to literature, not Anime and Manga ** Fremea's arc in New Testament 7 begins and ends with her and her friends arguing about whether or not SantaClaus is real.



* The OpeningNarration of the first few episodes of ''Anime/AshitaNoNadja'' gets reprised at the end of the final episode, as a way to signify that Nadja's story is now complete.



* Many Slice of Life School Anime series start and end with blooming sakura, which is [[TruthInTelevision]] as it is start and end of academic year. Also, Protagonist(s) walk into school and end with walk from school.

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* Many Slice of Life School Anime series start and end with blooming sakura, which is [[TruthInTelevision]] TruthInTelevision as it is start and end of academic year. Also, Protagonist(s) walk into school and end with walk from school.
27th Jul '15 7:03:49 AM Willbyr
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* The final song played by Kaoru and Sentaro in ''SakamichiNoApollon'' is "Moanin'", the first song they played together eight years earlier (in-story) in the the pilot episode. The final scene then has Kaoru and Sentaro laughing and playfully running down a hill, just as they do in the opening credits.

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* The final song played by Kaoru and Sentaro in ''SakamichiNoApollon'' ''Manga/SakamichiNoApollon'' is "Moanin'", the first song they played together eight years earlier (in-story) in the the pilot episode. The final scene then has Kaoru and Sentaro laughing and playfully running down a hill, just as they do in the opening credits.
19th Jul '15 11:22:25 AM Ford1114
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* In ''Anime/GuiltyCrown'', Shu's first void is Inori's sword, [[spoiler:the last void use against Gai in the final episode is Inori's]].



* ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'':
** The first time Homura [[spoiler:sees Madoka about to go and sacrifice herself, she tells [[LastNameBasis "Miss Kaname-!"]]]]. The final time this happens, [[spoiler:she yells [[FirstNameBasis "MADOKA-!"]] instead. Both incidents also feature Homura being ripped from her forcibly; first by not having MagicalGirl powers, second by a rewrite of the universe itself]].
** At the very end of the anime, Madoka presents Homura with [[spoiler:her red ribbons]]. At the end of ''Rebellion'', Homura [[spoiler:gives them back, while also citing Madoka's mother's opinion - from Episode 1 - that red suits her better]].



* ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'':
** The first time Homura [[spoiler:sees Madoka about to go and sacrifice herself, she tells [[LastNameBasis "Miss Kaname-!"]]]]. The final time this happens, [[spoiler:she yells [[FirstNameBasis "MADOKA-!"]] instead. Both incidents also feature Homura being ripped from her forcibly; first by not having MagicalGirl powers, second by a rewrite of the universe itself]].
** At the very end of the anime, Madoka presents Homura with [[spoiler:her red ribbons]]. At the end of ''Rebellion'', Homura [[spoiler:gives them back, while also citing Madoka's mother's opinion - from Episode 1 - that red suits her better]].

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* ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'':
** The first time Homura [[spoiler:sees Madoka about to go and sacrifice herself, she tells [[LastNameBasis "Miss Kaname-!"]]]]. The final time this happens, [[spoiler:she yells [[FirstNameBasis "MADOKA-!"]] instead. Both incidents also feature Homura being ripped from her forcibly; first by not having MagicalGirl powers, second by a rewrite of the universe itself]].
** At the very end of the anime, Madoka presents Homura with [[spoiler:her red ribbons]]. At the end of ''Rebellion'', Homura [[spoiler:gives them back, while also citing Madoka's mother's opinion - from Episode 1 - that red suits her better]].
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