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15th Nov '17 11:33:30 PM KOman
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* PlayingCardMotifs: The angelic bureaucracy has this going on as a counterpart to the Devils' Evil Pieces, as evidenced by Irina being assigned as the Ace of Spades, with the Archangels Michael, Gabriel, Raphael and Uriel designated to the suits of Spades, Hearts, Clubs and Diamonds, respectively.



* TarotMotifs: The angelic bureaucracy has this going on -- or to be exact, its playing-card equivalent, as evidenced by Irina being assigned as the Ace of Spades, with the Archangels Michael, Gabriel, Raphael and Uriel designated to the suits of Spades, Hearts, Clubs and Diamonds, respectively.
7th Nov '17 12:12:30 AM gjjones
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* TakeThat: Zatuji, the "Familiar Master" in Episode 7. He is a middle-aged man who dresses and talks like Ash Ketchum/Satoshi is a not-too-kind jab at the Anime/{{Pokemon}} fandom, particularly adults who refuse to "let go." [[SelfDeprecation Ironically]], Ichiei Ishibumi admits that he's a fan of Franchise/{{Pokemon}} in the volume 8 afterword, and his artist told his editor to make that story.

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* TakeThat: Zatuji, TakeThat:
** The Tohji,
the "Familiar Master" in Episode 7. Volume 5. He is a middle-aged man who dresses and talks like Ash Ketchum/Satoshi is a not-too-kind jab at the Anime/{{Pokemon}} ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' fandom, particularly adults who refuse to "let go." [[SelfDeprecation Ironically]], Ichiei Ishibumi admits that he's a fan of Franchise/{{Pokemon}} ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' in the volume 8 afterword, and his artist told his editor to make that story.story. Also, in another bout of irony, The Tohji's Japanese VA Creator/HisaoEgawa voiced several characters in ''Pokémon''.
** ''EX'' was reportedly a swipe at ''[=BorN=]'', which condensed volumes 5 to 7 into one 12-episode season despite the objections of Ishibumi and Takao Yoshioka.
6th Nov '17 12:11:49 AM KOman
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%%* DeathIsCheap: Otherwise the series probably would've ended right away.

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%%* * DeathIsCheap: Evil Pieces can bring people BackFromTheDead. Otherwise the series probably would've ended right away.


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* HumansAreSpecial: You need to have been born ([[HalfHumanHybrid at least partially]]) human to have a Sacred Gear.


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** Both Western and Eastern dragons appear in the series, but the majority are Western.
1st Nov '17 7:31:54 PM gjjones
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** In quite a few ways ways for the anime, as ''[=BorN=]'' is the last season with Tetsuya Yanagisawa as director, the last season to feature Takao Yoshioka as a scriptwriter, the last to feature Junji Goto's character designs, and the last with TNK as its animation studio.

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** In quite a few ways ways for the anime, as ''[=BorN=]'' is the last season with Tetsuya Yanagisawa as director, the last season to feature Takao Yoshioka as a scriptwriter, the last to feature Junji Goto's character designs, and the last with TNK as its animation studio.
1st Nov '17 7:31:33 PM gjjones
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** ''[=BorN=]'' is the last anime season with Tetsuya Yanagisawa as director, the last season to feature Takao Yoshioka as a scriptwriter, the last to feature Junji Goto's character designs, and the last with TNK as the animation production studio.

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** In quite a few ways ways for the anime, as ''[=BorN=]'' is the last anime season with Tetsuya Yanagisawa as director, the last season to feature Takao Yoshioka as a scriptwriter, the last to feature Junji Goto's character designs, and the last with TNK as the its animation production studio.
1st Nov '17 7:19:29 PM gjjones
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* BadPresent: ''[=BorN=]'' takes place in a different timeline thanks to Loki traveling back in time from the future.

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* BadPresent: ''[=BorN=]'' expicitly takes place in a different timeline an alternate reality thanks to Loki traveling back in time from the future.



* ContinuityNod: In a meta sense, the conversation between Rias and Sona in Episode 4 of ''[=BorN=]'', regarding a hypothetical Rating Game between them. In the light novels, the fifth volume is where said Rating game takes place - the anime, however, incorporates elements of volume seven in addition to the previous two, and this doesn't happen due to Loki's involvement in developing the alternate timelines, one of which is where ''[=BorN=]'' takes place in.

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* ContinuityNod: In a meta sense, the conversation between Rias and Sona in Episode 4 of ''[=BorN=]'', regarding a hypothetical Rating Game between them. In the light novels, the fifth volume is where said Rating game takes place - the anime, however, incorporates elements of volume seven in addition to the previous two, and this doesn't happen due to Loki's involvement in developing the alternate timelines, realities, one of which is where ''[=BorN=]'' takes place in.
22nd Oct '17 1:10:49 AM gjjones
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** ''[=BorN=]'' is the last anime season with Tetsuya Yanagisawa as director, the last film to feature Takao Yoshioka as a scriptwriter, and the last with TNK as the animation production studio.

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** ''[=BorN=]'' is the last anime season with Tetsuya Yanagisawa as director, the last film season to feature Takao Yoshioka as a scriptwriter, the last to feature Junji Goto's character designs, and the last with TNK as the animation production studio.
22nd Oct '17 1:04:58 AM gjjones
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** ''[=BorN=]'' is the last anime season with Tetsuya Yanagisawa as director and the last to feature animation by TNK.

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** ''[=BorN=]'' is the last anime season with Tetsuya Yanagisawa as director director, the last film to feature Takao Yoshioka as a scriptwriter, and the last to feature with TNK as the animation by TNK.production studio.
22nd Oct '17 1:01:37 AM gjjones
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** ''[=BorN=]'' is the last season to feature Tetsuya Yanagisawa as director and the last to feature animation by TNK.

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** ''[=BorN=]'' is the last anime season to feature with Tetsuya Yanagisawa as director and the last to feature animation by TNK.TNK.
** [[spoiler:The death of Rizevim Livan Lucifer signifies the dissolution of the Khaos Brigade and the end of the Old Satan Faction]].
** After [[spoiler:Rias Gremory and Akeno Himejima's graduation, Yuto Kiba and Asia Argento becoming the next president and vice-president seem to solidify the end of an era for the Rias-led Occult Research Club]].
22nd Oct '17 12:54:30 AM gjjones
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* EndOfAnAge: The aftermath of [[spoiler:Trihexa's rampage]] results in this. [[spoiler:In order to reseal Trihexa and ensure that it will be defeated for good, most of the leaders of the various factions [[SealedEvilInADuel sealed themselves with Trihexa]]. Also, the entire rampage in the human world was [[BrokenMasquerade recorded by the media]], and what's left of the various factions can only do so much to cover up what really happened. And to top things off, Rizevim and the Evil Dragons managed to make contact with another dimension and sent over information on teleportation techniques, and with nobody to keep Indra in check, interdimensional war is a huge possibility in 30 years.]]

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* EndOfAnAge: EndOfAnAge:
** ''[=BorN=]'' is the last season to feature Tetsuya Yanagisawa as director and the last to feature animation by TNK.
**
The aftermath of [[spoiler:Trihexa's rampage]] results in this. [[spoiler:In order to reseal Trihexa and ensure that it will be defeated for good, most of the leaders of the various factions [[SealedEvilInADuel sealed themselves with Trihexa]]. Also, the entire rampage in the human world was [[BrokenMasquerade recorded by the media]], and what's left of the various factions can only do so much to cover up what really happened. And to top things off, Rizevim and the Evil Dragons managed to make contact with another dimension and sent over information on teleportation techniques, and with nobody to keep Indra in check, interdimensional war is a huge possibility in 30 years.]]
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