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31st Dec '17 7:39:46 PM C2
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* ''LightNovel/WelcomeToTheNHK'': In the real world, Creator/{{NHK}} stands for "Nippon Housou Kyoukai" (Japan Broadcast Company). Tatsuhiro Satou, the series protagonist and ConspiracyTheorist, thinks it really stands for "Nihon {{Hikikomori}} Kyoukai" (Japan Shut-in Society).

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* ''LightNovel/WelcomeToTheNHK'': In the real world, Creator/{{NHK}} stands for "Nippon Housou Kyoukai" (Japan Broadcast Company).Broadcasting Corporation). Tatsuhiro Satou, the series protagonist and ConspiracyTheorist, thinks it really stands for "Nihon {{Hikikomori}} Kyoukai" (Japan Shut-in Society).
14th Nov '17 3:12:56 PM DragonRanger
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* ''Manga/PokemonSpecial'' has "Rocket" (as in Team Rocket) standing for ''"'''R'''aid '''O'''n the '''C'''ity: '''K'''nock out '''E'''vil '''T'''usks".'' The entire thing is really some bizarre dental metaphor.

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* ''Manga/PokemonSpecial'' ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'':
** ''Manga/PokemonAdventures''
has "Rocket" (as in Team Rocket) standing for ''"'''R'''aid '''O'''n the '''C'''ity: '''K'''nock out '''E'''vil '''T'''usks".'' The entire thing is really some bizarre dental metaphor.
20th Oct '17 12:35:53 AM ultimomant
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* ''Anime/DuelMasters'': In an American-only season, the villains were an organization called the '''Powerful '''L'''oyal '''O'''rder '''O'''f '''P'''rinces or PLOOP.

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* ''Anime/DuelMasters'': In an American-only season, the villains were an organization called the '''Powerful '''P'''owerful '''L'''oyal '''O'''rder '''O'''f '''P'''rinces or PLOOP.'''PLOOP'''.
20th Oct '17 12:35:09 AM ultimomant
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* ''Manga/UchiNoMusumeNiTeODasuNa'': N.U.D.E. stands for: "Next Ultimate Defense Exports". Though in chapter 1, [[BridgeBunnies Risa]] agrees with Athena that it's an embarrassing name for a military organization.

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* ''Manga/UchiNoMusumeNiTeODasuNa'': N.U.D.E. stands for: "Next Ultimate Defense Exports". Though in chapter 1, [[BridgeBunnies Risa]] agrees with Athena that it's an embarrassing name for a military organization.organization.
* ''Anime/DuelMasters'': In an American-only season, the villains were an organization called the '''Powerful '''L'''oyal '''O'''rder '''O'''f '''P'''rinces or PLOOP.
28th May '17 11:49:15 PM Kameba90
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* Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion has this all over the place. While some of the abbreviations have definite meanings (i.e. "N2" = "Non-Nuclear, "S2" = "Super Solenoid"), many words are unexplained acronyms (i.e. "LCL") or are capitalized for no particular reason (i.e. "NERV", "SEELE").
10th May '17 7:57:10 PM Shadeblade11
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* ''Anime/GaoGaiGar'''s GGG (organization defending humanity from Zonders) stood for '''G'''utsy '''G'''eoid '''G'''uard. In season 2, it received a new name(as well as an orbital base): '''G'''utsy '''G'''alaxy '''G'''uard.

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* ''Anime/GaoGaiGar'''s ''[[Anime/GaoGaiGar Gao Gai Gar's]]'' GGG (organization defending humanity from Zonders) stood for '''G'''utsy '''G'''eoid '''G'''uard. In season 2, it received a new name(as well as an orbital base): '''G'''utsy '''G'''alaxy '''G'''uard.
20th Apr '17 9:46:11 AM MiinU
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* The anime for the figure line ''Toys/FrameArmsGirls'' has the very unfortunate acronym FAG.

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* ''Toys/FrameArmsGirls'': The anime for of the action figure line ''Toys/FrameArmsGirls'' series has the very unfortunate acronym FAG.FAG.
*''Manga/UchiNoMusumeNiTeODasuNa'': N.U.D.E. stands for: "Next Ultimate Defense Exports". Though in chapter 1, [[BridgeBunnies Risa]] agrees with Athena that it's an embarrassing name for a military organization.
14th Apr '17 4:41:44 PM WoodyAlien3rd
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** The Asurada models of AKF in the [=OVA=]s are made up of the initials of '''A'''surada, '''K'''azami and '''F'''ortran. Similarly, the Stil and Speigel cars has "HG" on them, which stands for '''H'''einel and '''G'''udelhian.

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** The Asurada models of AKF in the [=OVA=]s are made up of the initials of '''A'''surada, '''K'''azami and '''F'''ortran. Similarly, the Stil and Speigel cars has "HG" on them, which stands for '''H'''einel and '''G'''udelhian.'''G'''udelhian.
* The anime for the figure line ''Toys/FrameArmsGirls'' has the very unfortunate acronym FAG.
1st Mar '17 7:24:28 PM JGC-97
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* In ''AnimeMagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers'', Nanoha's ChekhovsSkill in the finishing episodes was acronymed in the Japanese subtitle (as Raising Heart was talking) as "WAS". It stood for '''W'''ide '''A'''rea '''S'''earch.

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* In ''AnimeMagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers'', ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers'', Nanoha's ChekhovsSkill in the finishing episodes was acronymed in the Japanese subtitle (as Raising Heart was talking) as "WAS". It stood for '''W'''ide '''A'''rea '''S'''earch.
20th Nov '16 2:20:20 PM AnonFangeekGirl
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* ''Manga/FairyTale'' has the demon E.N.D. What's hiding behind the acronym is a massive spoiler. [[spoiler: It stands for '''E'''therious '''N'''atsu '''D'''ragneel.]]



* ''Manga/FairyTale'' has the demon E.N.D. What's hiding behind the acronym is a massive spoiler. [[spoiler: It stands for '''E'''therious '''N'''atsu '''D'''ragneel.]]
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