History BreakingTheFourthWall / AnimeAndManga

25th Jan '16 10:22:31 AM Adam43
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** Also done in some episodes. Then there's one that only exists in the English dub. In one episode, Haruhi was about to throw the dart at Kyon, who begs her to stop because they "have kids watching."
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** Also done in some episodes. Then there's one that only exists in the English dub. In one episode, Haruhi was about to throw the dart at Kyon, who begs tells her to stop keep it clean because they "have kids watching."
22nd Jan '16 8:43:21 PM Adept
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* In ''{{Sketchbook}}'' Tanabe Ryou and Himuro Fuu seem to have this ability, but it is hard to tell, as their whole school life seems to be a comedy stage to them, and they might just be speaking to an imaginary audience.
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* In ''{{Sketchbook}}'' ''Manga/{{Sketchbook}}'' Tanabe Ryou and Himuro Fuu seem to have this ability, but it is hard to tell, as their whole school life seems to be a comedy stage to them, and they might just be speaking to an imaginary audience.
20th Jan '16 4:19:50 AM Adept
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* The manga version of ''HeIsMyMaster'' is made entirely of this trope; the {{Author Avatar}}s are essentially main characters at this point that regularly interact with the rest of the cast.
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* The manga version of ''HeIsMyMaster'' ''Manga/HeIsMyMaster'' is made entirely of this trope; the {{Author Avatar}}s are essentially main characters at this point that regularly interact with the rest of the cast.
17th Jan '16 11:17:20 AM Adam43
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* Some episodes of ''Anime/KirbyRightBackAtYa'' do this. For example, in ''Cartoon Buffoons,'' during one point, Meta Knight breaks the fourth wall.
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* Some episodes of ''Anime/KirbyRightBackAtYa'' do this. For example, in ''Cartoon Buffoons,'' Buffoon,'' during one point, Meta Knight breaks the fourth wall.
17th Jan '16 11:01:28 AM Adam43
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* In one episode of ''Anime/KirbyRightBackAtYa'', during one point, Meta Knight breaks the fourth wall. --> Meta Knight: Oh! It is Fire Dedede, our hero! (turns to camera) ... I would never say that...
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* In one episode Some episodes of ''Anime/KirbyRightBackAtYa'', ''Anime/KirbyRightBackAtYa'' do this. For example, in ''Cartoon Buffoons,'' during one point, Meta Knight breaks the fourth wall. --> Meta Knight: Oh! Look! It is Fire Dedede, our hero! (turns to camera) ... I would never say that...that... ** At the end of said episode, the IrisOut ending appears as usual...but Kirby's colors suddenly vanish completely, leaving Kirby as an outlined sketch. Kirby realizes that his color is gone and panics. Then, out of nowhere, a paintbrush comes in and then paints Kirby back to his normal color before the paintbrush leaves, to which Kirby responds positively. Only then does the episode end.
14th Jan '16 3:42:00 PM nombretomado
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** As early as the intro before the opening in the ''first'' episode: even if the anime is a SquareEnix-{{Sunrise}} collaboration, it would ''not'' add mecha or RPG elements to a SliceOfLife series.
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** As early as the intro before the opening in the ''first'' episode: even if the anime is a SquareEnix-{{Sunrise}} Creator/SquareEnix-{{Sunrise}} collaboration, it would ''not'' add mecha or RPG elements to a SliceOfLife series.
1st Nov '15 10:06:08 PM zeo1fan
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* Done several times in ''Anime/{{Slayers}}'', mostly in the first season of the anime. Near the end of that season, Lina lampshades her lack of screentime during her 'Pretty Lina's Magic Lesson'. Zelgadis and Gourry also mention the ridiculous things that happen during serious moments, such as Zelgadis citing how "they" (the writers) can't keep one episode too serious for too long. After that season, however, the fourth wall-breaking stopped.
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* Done several times in ''Anime/{{Slayers}}'', mostly in the first season of the anime. Near the end of that season, Lina lampshades her lack of screentime during her 'Pretty Lina's Magic Lesson'. Zelgadis and Gourry also mention the ridiculous things that happen during serious moments, such as Zelgadis citing how "they" (the writers) can't keep one episode too serious for too long. After that season, however, There are examples in later seasons, too; such as one about the fourth wall-breaking stopped. remarkable nature of Martina's survival, considering she's a comic relief character.
29th Oct '15 9:34:24 AM Willbyr
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* In chapter 226 of ''MahouSenseiNegima'', Rakkan has stolen the panties of one of two girls who have imprisoned him and several of Negi's friends in a dimensional trap. In order to draw the girls out of hiding he begins... ''enjoying'' the panties in a rather perverted manner. As he threatens to ''lick'' them, Konoka holds up a "please stand by" card to the reader while telling Rakkan, "You can't go any further than that... There are children reading this!" Later, Konoka murmurs, "Are we really allowed to show this?"
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* In chapter 226 of ''MahouSenseiNegima'', ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'', Rakkan has stolen the panties of one of two girls who have imprisoned him and several of Negi's friends in a dimensional trap. In order to draw the girls out of hiding he begins... ''enjoying'' the panties in a rather perverted manner. As he threatens to ''lick'' them, Konoka holds up a "please stand by" card to the reader while telling Rakkan, "You can't go any further than that... There are children reading this!" Later, Konoka murmurs, "Are we really allowed to show this?"

* From ''FruitsBasket'' episode 16: After tripping Kyo during a race, Hatsuharu turns to warn viewers "DontTryThisAtHome".
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* From ''FruitsBasket'' ''Manga/FruitsBasket'' episode 16: After tripping Kyo during a race, Hatsuharu turns to warn viewers "DontTryThisAtHome".

* In one chapter of the manga ''{{Bizenghast}},'' when asked, "Do you see that?" the quirky spirit Edaniel looks up out of the page and reacts with shock: "There are people reading this book!"
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* In one chapter of the manga ''{{Bizenghast}},'' ''Manga/{{Bizenghast}},'' when asked, "Do you see that?" the quirky spirit Edaniel looks up out of the page and reacts with shock: "There are people reading this book!"

* At one point in the recent third series of {{OVA}}s for ''TenchiMuyo'', Washuu takes a moment to explain things to the viewers at home, and is complimented for doing so by the Lady Seto.
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* At one point in the recent third series of {{OVA}}s for ''TenchiMuyo'', ''Anime/TenchiMuyo'', Washuu takes a moment to explain things to the viewers at home, and is complimented for doing so by the Lady Seto.

* The English broadcast of ''Cat Ninja Legend Teyandee'' - ''SamuraiPizzaCats'' - constantly involved the narrator conversing with the cast and commenting on the Japanese attributes such as the written language and sight gags, and made complaints to the writers and producers regarding strange plots.
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* The English broadcast of ''Cat Ninja Legend Teyandee'' - ''SamuraiPizzaCats'' ''Anime/SamuraiPizzaCats'' - constantly involved the narrator conversing with the cast and commenting on the Japanese attributes such as the written language and sight gags, and made complaints to the writers and producers regarding strange plots.

* Anime/SpaceDandy has this in spades in the first episode itself.
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* Anime/SpaceDandy ''Anime/SpaceDandy'' has this in spades in the first episode itself.

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* Anime/SpaceDandy has this in spades in the first episode itself.
30th Sep '15 8:48:45 PM nombretomado
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* ''Manga/{{Dororo}}'' does this several times. Author OsamuTezuka getting crushed by a rain of rocks summoned by a demon while at his drawing board. Later, when a mysterious voice speaks to him, Dororo asks the reader if it was him/her. And when Dororo is embarrassed, he asks the writer to stop showing this part.
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* ''Manga/{{Dororo}}'' does this several times. Author OsamuTezuka Creator/OsamuTezuka getting crushed by a rain of rocks summoned by a demon while at his drawing board. Later, when a mysterious voice speaks to him, Dororo asks the reader if it was him/her. And when Dororo is embarrassed, he asks the writer to stop showing this part.
22nd Sep '15 1:46:58 PM Willbyr
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* ''{{Dororo}}'' does this several times. Author OsamuTezuka getting crushed by a rain of rocks summoned by a demon while at his drawing board. Later, when a mysterious voice speaks to him, Dororo asks the reader if it was him/her. And when Dororo is embarrassed, he asks the writer to stop showing this part.
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* ''{{Dororo}}'' ''Manga/{{Dororo}}'' does this several times. Author OsamuTezuka getting crushed by a rain of rocks summoned by a demon while at his drawing board. Later, when a mysterious voice speaks to him, Dororo asks the reader if it was him/her. And when Dororo is embarrassed, he asks the writer to stop showing this part.

* In the 3rd episode of ''RosarioToVampire'', succubus Kurumu does this when she is treating Tsukune in the school infirmary. She suddenly steps to the front of the screen, looks straight at the audience while making a fist and complains ''"Hey, what the hell is this? I just debuted on the previous episode, can't you let me appear earlier?"''
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* In the 3rd episode of ''RosarioToVampire'', ''Manga/RosarioToVampire'', succubus Kurumu does this when she is treating Tsukune in the school infirmary. She suddenly steps to the front of the screen, looks straight at the audience while making a fist and complains ''"Hey, what the hell is this? I just debuted on the previous episode, can't you let me appear earlier?"''

* ''HighSchoolOfTheDead'' sometimes pokes through the fourth wall, saying that what's happening now would make a great manga. Of course at one point Saya tells Takashi "We get it, you're the main character."
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* ''HighSchoolOfTheDead'' ''Manga/HighSchoolOfTheDead'' sometimes pokes through the fourth wall, saying that what's happening now would make a great manga. Of course at one point Saya tells Takashi "We get it, you're the main character."

* A minor fourth wall-breaking moment happens in ''OnePiece'': in the Laboon arc, Crocus loves to make dramatic glares at people. The third time he does that, the Straw Hats get pissed and tell him to stop doing that, causing him to answer : "Haven't you ever heard of a runnning gag ?".
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* A minor fourth wall-breaking moment happens in ''OnePiece'': ''Manga/OnePiece'': in the Laboon arc, Crocus loves to make dramatic glares at people. The third time he does that, the Straw Hats get pissed and tell him to stop doing that, causing him to answer : "Haven't you ever heard of a runnning gag ?".

* In ''{{Robotech}}'', the usually formal narrator breaks the fourth wall only twice. The first time is in Wedding Bells, when he humorously comments about Max's nervousness regarding his upcoming date with Mirya: "After all, (laughs), what do you expect from a girl you only met that same morning?". In Season's greetings, he ends the episode by saying "Merry Christmas to all, and to all a safe night."
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* In ''{{Robotech}}'', ''Anime/{{Robotech}}'', the usually formal narrator breaks the fourth wall only twice. The first time is in Wedding Bells, when he humorously comments about Max's nervousness regarding his upcoming date with Mirya: "After all, (laughs), what do you expect from a girl you only met that same morning?". In Season's greetings, he ends the episode by saying "Merry Christmas to all, and to all a safe night."

* Manga/PandoraHearts does this in every omake, normally having [[PaperFanOfDoom Sharon]] complain about how little she appears.
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* Manga/PandoraHearts ''Manga/PandoraHearts'' does this in every omake, normally having [[PaperFanOfDoom Sharon]] complain about how little she appears.
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