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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.]]
20th Nov '16 2:19:57 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.]]
14th Oct '16 6:11:31 PM Gamermaster
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* In ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha Strikers'', 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 ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha Strikers'', ''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.
24th Jul '16 3:50:05 AM Medinoc
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* Speaking of yaoi, it stands for "yama nashi, ochi nashi, imi nashi" (no highs, no lows, no point), but among fans, there's a joke that it stands for "'''Ya'''mete! '''O'''shiri ga '''i'''tai!" (Stop! My ass hurts!)



* Yaoi stands for "yama nashi, ochi nashi, imi nashi" (no highs, no lows, no point), but among fans, there's a joke that it stands for "'''Ya'''mete! '''O'''shiri ga '''i'''tai!" (Stop! My ass hurts!)
3rd Jul '16 6:48:16 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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*** The novels of the original English dub, Anime/{{Robotech}}, give a backronym for ''Veritech'': '''V'''ariable '''E'''ngineering and '''R'''obotic '''I'''ntegration '''Tech'''nology.

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*** The novels of the original English dub, Anime/{{Robotech}}, dub ''Anime/{{Robotech}}'' give a backronym for ''Veritech'': '''V'''ariable '''E'''ngineering and '''R'''obotic '''I'''ntegration '''Tech'''nology.
16th Jun '16 6:47:10 AM Adept
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* ''GateKeepers'' had A.E.G.I.S., which stood for '''A'''lien '''E'''xterminating '''G'''lobal '''I'''ntercept '''S'''ystem. Interestingly, the shape of the badge was half a world, and half a shield shape with an atom symbol on it.

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* ''GateKeepers'' ''VideoGame/GateKeepers'' had A.E.G.I.S., which stood for '''A'''lien '''E'''xterminating '''G'''lobal '''I'''ntercept '''S'''ystem. Interestingly, the shape of the badge was half a world, and half a shield shape with an atom symbol on it.
7th Jun '16 10:21:26 AM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* Anime/SuperDimensionFortressMacross gives us the variable fighter's half-jet-half-humanoid-mecha [[http://unsd.macrossroleplay.org/VF11gerwalk.gif GERWALK]] mode - '''G'''round '''E'''ffective '''R'''einforcement of '''W'''inged '''A'''rmament with '''L'''ocomotive '''K'''nee-joint. This actually makes a bit more sense than most of the other examples - until you look up the [[http://macross.anime.net//memories/02/index.html very first proposal involving VF-esque mechas]] done by Kawamori, involving non-transforming half-plane-half-mechas called "Ga-Walk" ...
** Not to mention the fact that the SDF-1 Macross itself was formerly known as '''A'''lien '''S'''pace '''S'''hip One.
** The novels of the dub, Anime/{{Robotech}}, give a backronym for ''Veritech'': '''V'''ariable '''E'''ngineering and '''R'''obotic '''I'''ntegration '''Tech'''nology.
** The FAST Pack, while never mentioned anywhere, is actually a real-life acronym for aerodynamic external fuel tanks used by the F-15C (an F-15 variant that came out around the same time the first Macross series was made): '''F'''uel '''A'''nd '''S'''ensor '''T'''actical Pack.

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* Anime/SuperDimensionFortressMacross ''Anime/{{Macross}}'':
** The original ''Anime/SuperDimensionFortressMacross''
gives us the variable fighter's half-jet-half-humanoid-mecha [[http://unsd.macrossroleplay.org/VF11gerwalk.gif GERWALK]] mode - '''G'''round '''E'''ffective '''R'''einforcement of '''W'''inged '''A'''rmament with '''L'''ocomotive '''K'''nee-joint. This actually makes a bit more sense than most of the other examples - until you look up the [[http://macross.anime.net//memories/02/index.html very first proposal involving VF-esque mechas]] done by Kawamori, Creator/ShojiKawamori, involving non-transforming half-plane-half-mechas called "Ga-Walk" ...
**
"Ga-Walk"...
***
Not to mention the fact that the SDF-1 Macross ''Macross'' itself was formerly known as '''A'''lien '''S'''pace '''S'''hip One.
** *** The novels of the original English dub, Anime/{{Robotech}}, give a backronym for ''Veritech'': '''V'''ariable '''E'''ngineering and '''R'''obotic '''I'''ntegration '''Tech'''nology.
** The FAST Pack, while never mentioned anywhere, is actually a real-life acronym for aerodynamic external fuel tanks used by the F-15C (an F-15 variant that came out around the same time the first Macross series was made): '''F'''uel '''A'''nd '''S'''ensor '''T'''actical Pack.
'''Tech'''nology.



** In the Macross universe, the United Nations Space Navy is abbreviated as '''UN''' "'''S'''pacy." By the time of ''Anime/MacrossFrontier'', a "'''N'''ew" has been appended to it. Therefore, people make a habit of calling it [=NUNS=].

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** In the Macross universe, the The United Nations Space Navy is abbreviated as '''UN''' "'''S'''pacy." "'''S'''pacy". By the time of ''Anime/MacrossFrontier'', a "'''N'''ew" has been appended to it. Therefore, people make a habit of calling it [=NUNS=].[=NUNS=].
** Though it's not mentioned in the shows themselves, the FAST Pack is actually a real-life acronym for aerodynamic external fuel tanks used by the F-15C (an F-15 variant that came out around the same time the first ''Macross'' series was made): '''F'''uel '''A'''nd '''S'''ensor '''T'''actical Pack.
27th May '16 9:09:34 AM Willbyr
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* ''{{MAR}}: '''M'''aerchen '''A'''wakens '''R'''omance'', though why they kept the dieresis on the A of "Awakens" is anyone's guess.

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* ''{{MAR}}: ''Manga/{{MAR}}: '''M'''aerchen '''A'''wakens '''R'''omance'', though why they kept the dieresis on the A of "Awakens" is anyone's guess.
26th Apr '16 10:51:10 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* The mecha from ''Anime/SoraOKakeruShoujo'' are called QT Arms (which is a cheesy enough name in itself); the name is also an acronym for '''Q'''uantum '''T'''echnology '''A'''dvanced '''R'''einforced '''M'''aneuvering '''S'''hroud.

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* The mecha from ''Anime/SoraOKakeruShoujo'' ''Anime/TheGirlWhoLeaptThroughSpace'' are called QT Arms (which is a cheesy enough name in itself); the name is also an acronym for '''Q'''uantum '''T'''echnology '''A'''dvanced '''R'''einforced '''M'''aneuvering '''S'''hroud.
25th Mar '16 9:23:05 AM Willbyr
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* In Creator/{{Funimation}}'s GagDub of ''KeroroGunsou'', Keroro is leader of "the '''A'''dvanced '''R'''econ '''M'''ission '''P'''repatory '''I'''nvasion '''T'''error Platoon", [[LampshadeHanging whose acronym is unfortunate]], but is nonetheless intentional on Funimation's part[[note]]In the Japanese version, they are simply called the "Keroro Shoutai", or "Keroro Platoon".[[/note]].

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* In Creator/{{Funimation}}'s GagDub of ''KeroroGunsou'', ''Manga/SgtFrog'', Keroro is leader of "the '''A'''dvanced '''R'''econ '''M'''ission '''P'''repatory '''I'''nvasion '''T'''error Platoon", [[LampshadeHanging whose acronym is unfortunate]], but is nonetheless intentional on Funimation's part[[note]]In the Japanese version, they are simply called the "Keroro Shoutai", or "Keroro Platoon".[[/note]].
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