History Literature / MayaTheBee

26th Aug '16 7:47:06 PM SkinnyVinnie
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** Dovz the wasp from the CGI series.

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** Dovz Doze the wasp from the CGI series.
26th Aug '16 5:41:58 AM Bluecatcinema
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* AdaptedOut:
** Alexander the mouse isn't present at all in the CGI series or the movies.
** The hornets are absent from the 2012 series, with a trio of wasps (Stinger, Deeze and Doze) taking on a similar antagonistic role.



** In the anime, Willy is extremely lazy and if prone to taking very long naps. Willy in the CGI reboot, while also lazy and sleeps a lot. He's still a lot more active and awake compared to his anime counterpart.

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** In the anime, Willy is extremely lazy and if prone to taking very long naps. Willy in the CGI reboot, while also lazy and sleeps prone to sleeping a lot. He's lot, is still a lot more active and awake compared to his anime counterpart.



* ChuckCunningHamSyndrome: Alexander the mouse, isn't present at all in the new CGI series.


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* EmbarrassingFirstName: In the 2014 movie, Sting's real first name is revealed to be "Buzzywump."


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* {{Hypocrite}}: In the 2014 movie, royal advisor Buzzlina tells Maya that a bee has to accept and embrace their place in the hive. But later on, Buzzlina steals the queen's royal jelly, and takes her place as ruler of the hive.


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* ObstructiveBureaucrat: Judge Beeswax in the 2012 series. He is constantly forcing new rules and regulations on the hive, which often make things harder for everyone.
24th Aug '16 2:32:26 AM gewunomox
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** The Karel Gott theme present in every version of the anime except the America, Italian, and Japanese versions
** The Japanese theme was also used in the Arabic dub
** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0i5FG_Ch1SM The original Japanese intro, credits, and background music]] were also pretty different compared to most versions of the anime. The credits is even translated as [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fngx5nphNAk "Maya's Lullaby"]] which explains why the characters are sleeping while riding a leaf unlike the other versions where it's set to an upbeat version of the shows theme except in the Spanish and Italian ones where has it's own original theme music,

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** The Karel Gott theme present in every version of the anime except the America, Italian, and Japanese versions
versions.
** The Japanese theme was also used in the Arabic dub
dub.
** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0i5FG_Ch1SM The original Japanese intro, credits, and background music]] were also pretty different compared to most versions of the anime. The credits is even translated as [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fngx5nphNAk "Maya's Lullaby"]] which explains why the characters are sleeping while riding a leaf unlike the other versions where it's set to an upbeat version of the shows theme except in the Spanish and Italian ones where has it's they have their own original theme music,music.



* ArtEvolution: Maya's head design and facial design started looking from a circle in season 1, into oval shaped in season 3 in the original anime series. Also in Season 3, when ever Maya would get very upset or angry. Her eyebrows would start showing up compared to the earlier episodes where she would show expressions with her pupils.



* ArtisticLicensePhysics: In one episode of 3D series, insects are lifting a tree trunk with a lever by pushing the shorter arm. This would make necessary force bigger.

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* ArtEvolution: Maya's head design and facial design started looking from a circle in Season 1, into oval shaped in Season 3 in the original anime series. Also in Season 3, when ever Maya would get very upset or angry. Her eyebrows would start showing up compared to the earlier episodes where she would show expressions with her pupils.
* ArtisticLicensePhysics: In one episode of 3D the CGI series, insects are lifting a tree trunk with a lever by pushing the shorter arm. This would make necessary force bigger.



* ButtMonkey: Willy

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* ButtMonkey: WillyWilly.



* BirthdayEpisode: While not in the series itself, there is a show that is currently show at Belgian theme park Plopsaland De Panne where it's Maya's birthday and Willy,Flip and a female host are planning on a surprise party and they have to find a way to distract her.
* CanonForeigner: Willy and Flip wasn't in the original book, but became part of the main cast in nearly all the cartoons/merchandise.
* ComeOutComeOutWhereverYouAre: Maya and Willy would mostly play hide and seek throughout the show.
** The Studio 100 CGI series has a song called [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nD7c8JhKLco "Verstoppertje"]] which is sang by Maya about her playing hide and seek with Flip and Willy. This song can be heard in the Maya show at Plopsaland where Maya is searching for Willy and Flip when she learns that they are planning a surprise for her birthday. But Flip and Willy have to keep it a secret between the female host.
* CarnivoresAreMean: As part of CarnivoreConfusion
* CarnivoreConfusion: Many examples in anime:
** CarnivoresAreMean, especially Thekla the spider, but actually they have to eat something. In later episodes of the anime, she quits trying to eat Maya and the other insects and acts more like a grouchy old neighbor but is kind every once in a while.

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* BirthdayEpisode: While not in the series itself, there is a show that is currently show at Belgian theme park Plopsaland De de Panne where it's Maya's birthday and Willy,Flip Willy, Flip and a female host are planning on a surprise party and they have to find a way to distract her.
* CanonForeigner: Willy and Flip wasn't weren't in the original book, but became part of the main cast in nearly all the cartoons/merchandise.
* ComeOutComeOutWhereverYouAre: Maya and Willy would mostly play hide and seek throughout the show.
** The Studio 100 CGI series has a song called [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nD7c8JhKLco "Verstoppertje"]] which is sang by Maya about her playing hide and seek with Flip and Willy. This song can be heard in the Maya show at Plopsaland where Maya is searching for Willy and Flip when she learns that they are planning a surprise for her birthday. But Flip and Willy have to keep it a secret between the female host.
* CarnivoresAreMean: As part of CarnivoreConfusion
cartoons / merchandise.
* CarnivoreConfusion: Many examples in the anime:
** CarnivoresAreMean, especially CarnivoresAreMean: Especially Thekla the spider, but actually they have to eat something. In later episodes of the anime, she quits trying to eat Maya and the other insects and acts more like a grouchy old neighbor but is kind every once in a while.



** In the 3D animated series almost exclusively Thekla is bug and predator.

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** In the 3D CGI animated series almost exclusively Thekla is bug and predator.



* CrossDressingVoice: Willy's voice in the Japanese, Arabic, and Spanish Dub (Except for the Latino) of the anime are all voiced by females. Willy is voiced by men in other dubs.
** He is also voiced by a woman in the English version of the CGI animated series.
** Thekla is voiced by a male in the British dub of the anime.

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* CrossDressingVoice: Willy's voice in the Japanese, Arabic, and Spanish Dub (Except for the Latino) CarnivoresAreMean: As part of CarnivoreConfusion.
* CharacterizationMarchesOn: Watch any episodes
of the original anime and then start watching the CGI reboot there are all voiced by females. tons of examples that can be jarring to some viewers.
** In the anime,
Willy is voiced by men extremely lazy and if prone to taking very long naps. Willy in other dubs.
** He is also voiced by a woman in the English version of
the CGI animated series.
reboot, while also lazy and sleeps a lot. He's still a lot more active and awake compared to his anime counterpart.
** Thekla is voiced by a male in While Flip was always the British dub of TeamDad to Willy and Maya. In the anime.anime, Flip would sometimes gets annoyed along with getting easily excited. In the reboot, Flip rarely gets like that and would usually give some helpful advice to Maya and Willy about certain situations or problems.
** In the original anime, Maya wasn't afraid of pulling out her stinger as self defense or as a threat. In the reboot, this was toned down and Maya would never be seen using her stinger to protect herself.



* ChuckCunningHamSyndrome: Alexander the mouse, isn't present at all in the new 3D series.
* [[ClingyJealousGirl ClingyJealousGuy]]: [[WillTheyOrWontThey While Willy and Maya's relationship changes depending on the episode.]] When Alexander debuted in season 2, Willy would get jealous when ever he see's him spending more time with Maya compared to him.
* CharacterizationMarchesOn: Watch any episodes of the original anime and then start watching the 3D reboot there are tons of examples that can be jarring to some viewers.
** In the anime, Willy is extremely lazy and if prone to taking very long napes. Willy in the 3D reboot, while also lazy and sleeps alot. He's still alot more active and awake compared to his anime counterpart.
** While Flip was always the TeamDad to Willy and Maya. In the anime, Flip would sometimes get's annoyed along with getting easily excited. In the reboot, Flip rarely get's like that and would usually give some helpful advice to Maya and Willy about certain situations or problems.
** In the original anime, Maya wasn't afraid of pulling out her stinger as self defense or as a threat. In the reboot, this was toned down and Maya would never be seen using her stinger to protect herself.
* DubNameChange: Willy is called Gucio in Poland
* FourLeggedInsect: Just look at the page image. But Flip has four hands and two legs and it's even [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] in one episode of the new 3D cartoon.
* TheFriendNobodyLikes: Lara the ladybug.

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* ChuckCunningHamSyndrome: Alexander the mouse, isn't present at all in the new 3D CGI series.
* [[ClingyJealousGirl ClingyJealousGuy]]: [[WillTheyOrWontThey While Willy and Maya's relationship changes depending on the episode.]] When Alexander debuted in season 2, Willy would get jealous when ever whenever he see's sees him spending more time with Maya compared to him.
him.
* CharacterizationMarchesOn: Watch any episodes of the original anime and then start watching the 3D reboot there are tons of examples that can be jarring TheComplainerIsAlwaysWrong: This trope applies to some viewers.
** In the anime, Willy is extremely lazy and if prone to taking very long napes. Willy
Shelby in the 3D reboot, while also lazy and sleeps alot. He's still alot more active and awake compared to his anime counterpart.
** While Flip was always the TeamDad to Willy and Maya. In the anime, Flip would sometimes get's annoyed along with getting easily excited. In the reboot, Flip rarely get's like that and would usually give some helpful advice to
CGI animated series.
* ComeOutComeOutWhereverYouAre:
Maya and Willy would mostly play hide and seek throughout the show.
** The Studio 100 CGI series has a song called [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nD7c8JhKLco "Verstoppertje"]] which is sang by Maya
about certain situations or problems.
** In
her playing hide and seek with Flip and Willy. This song can be heard in the original anime, Maya wasn't afraid of pulling out her stinger as self defense or as a threat. In the reboot, this was toned down and show at Plopsaland where Maya would never be seen using is searching for Willy and Flip when she learns that they are planning a surprise for her stinger birthday. But Flip and Willy have to protect herself.
keep it a secret between the female host.
* CrossDressingVoice: Willy's voice in the Japanese, Arabic, and Spanish Dub (Except for the Latino) of the anime are all voiced by females. Willy is voiced by men in other dubs.
** He is also voiced by a woman in the English version of the CGI animated series.
** Thekla is voiced by a male in the British dub of the anime.
* DubNameChange: Willy is called Gucio in Poland
* FourLeggedInsect: Just look at the page image. But Flip has four hands and two legs and it's even [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] in one episode of the new 3D cartoon.
* TheFriendNobodyLikes: Lara the ladybug.
Poland.



** When the CGI reboot airs on Tiny POP in the UK, some scenes are cut out for time constraints. The scenes left out are usually small and unimportant. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cCHE2b7Y87M The opening]] is also cut down slightly and leaves out the scene of Maya watching the moon on a lilypad. The [=DVD=]s keep the opening and episodes intact.

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** When the CGI reboot airs on Tiny POP in the UK, some scenes are cut out for time constraints. The scenes left out are usually small and unimportant. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cCHE2b7Y87M The opening]] is also cut down slightly and leaves out the scene of Maya watching the moon on a lilypad. The [=DVD=]s DVD's keep the opening and episodes intact. intact.
* FourLeggedInsect: Just look at the page image. But Flip has four hands and two legs and it's even [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] in one episode of the new CGI cartoon.
* TheFriendNobodyLikes: Lara the ladybug.



* HappyBirthdayToYou: The song for the CGI series called "Maya Is Jarig" which is heard during most of the Maya The Bee shows at Plopsaland.



* HappyBirthdayToYou: The song for the CGI series called "Maya ist Jarig" which is heard during most of the Maya The Bee shows at Plopsaland.



* ImplausibleDeniability / NeverMyFault: In the CGI movie, Maya insists that Buzzlina is hiding the royal jelly under her crown, but nobody believes her. Then, Buzzlina's crown gets knocked off, with the vial of jelly inside it, and when it lands on the ground, one of the bees goes to pick it up, which reveals the jelly to the shocked crowd. Willy flies down and grabs the jelly to protect it from Buzzlina, at which point she yells, "Thief! Arrest him!"



** Willy has his own song called [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CiRMQDLobrI "Ich bin der faule Willi"]] released in the 70's.
** Another song released in Germany during the 70's is [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2-u7GvxXVU "Fliegen" which is sang by Maya and Willy.]]

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** Willy has his own song called [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CiRMQDLobrI "Ich bin der faule Willi"]] released in the 70's.
'70s.
** Another song released in Germany during the 70's '70s is [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2-u7GvxXVU "Fliegen" which is sang by Maya and Willy.]]]]
* ImplausibleDeniability / NeverMyFault: In the CGI movie, Maya insists that Buzzlina is hiding the royal jelly under her crown, but nobody believes her. Then, Buzzlina's crown gets knocked off, with the vial of jelly inside it, and when it lands on the ground, one of the bees goes to pick it up, which reveals the jelly to the shocked crowd. Willy flies down and grabs the jelly to protect it from Buzzlina, at which point she yells, "Thief! Arrest him!"



** In the new 3D animation, a characteristic music is played whenever ants appear.

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** In the new 3D CGI animation, a characteristic music is played whenever ants appear.



* TheMovie: The series got a film in 2014 that was released everywhere in Europe. An English version later got released in Spring 2015.



* RecycledScript: The episode "Willy Loses His Memory" from the CGI series is the same as episode 8 of the anime, "Willy with the Ants". In both episodes, Willy forgets who he is and is taken in by ants who convince him he is also an ant.



* RecycledScript: The episode "Willy Loses His Memory" from the CGI series is the same as episode 8 of the anime, "Willy With The Ants". In both episodes, Willy forgets who he is and is taken in by ants who convince him he is also an ant.

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* RecycledScript: The episode "Willy Loses His Memory" from TheRuntAtTheEnd: In the CGI series is AnimatedAdaptation, the same as episode 8 of last ant in the anime, "Willy With The Ants". In both episodes, Willy forgets who he troop is shorter and is taken in by ants who convince him he is also an ant.clumsy.



* ShipTease: Maya and Willy's relationship changes a lot in the anime (Well, the English version that is). But in new CGI series, there are moments where Maya, would kiss Willy on the cheek, as well as some hugs. A Dutch music video for example, shows these moments as a cute montage.

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* ShipTease: Maya and Willy's relationship changes a lot in the anime (Well, the English version that is). But in the new CGI series, there are moments where Maya, would kiss Willy on the cheek, as well as some hugs. A Dutch music video for example, shows these moments as a cute montage.



** Willy's German name is Willi but the "W" is pronounced with a "V"

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** Willy's German name is Willi but the "W" is pronounced with a "V""V".



* TheComplainerIsAlwaysWrong: This trope applies to Shelby in the CGI animated series.
* TheMovie: The series got a film in 2014 that was released everywhere in Europe. An English version later got released in Spring 2015.
* TheRuntAtTheEnd: In the AnimatedAdaptation, the last ant in the troop is shorter and clumsy.



* WaistcoatOfStyle: In the CGI reboot, Flip now wears a vest and also carries a violin

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* WaistcoatOfStyle: In the CGI reboot, Flip now wears a vest and also carries a violinviolin.
24th Aug '16 2:07:09 AM gewunomox
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The British dub[[note]]As opposed to the Saban's original U.S. dub[[/note]] can now be seen on Amazon Instant Video in the U.S. All of the shows episodes are available. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1RB5nagawU&list=PLwQyoTjGiCPvQuREgcSgX_JDmOC3_yIaP&index=1 The episodes can also be viewed here.]]

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The British dub[[note]]As opposed to the Saban's original U.S. dub[[/note]] can now be seen on Amazon Instant Video in the U.S. All of the shows episodes are available. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1RB5nagawU&list=PLwQyoTjGiCPvQuREgcSgX_JDmOC3_yIaP&index=1 com/playlist?list=PLwQyoTjGiCPvQuREgcSgX_JDmOC3_yIaP The episodes can also be viewed here.]]



** The Karel Gott theme present in every version of the anime except the America,Italian, and Japanese versions

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** The Karel Gott theme present in every version of the anime except the America,Italian, America, Italian, and Japanese versions



** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNS4utJDb8s The original Japanese intro,credits, and background music]] were also pretty different compared to most versions of the anime. The credits is even translated as [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fngx5nphNAk "Maya's Lullaby"]] which explains why the characters are sleeping while riding a leaf unlike the other versions where it's set to an upbeat version of the shows theme except in the Spanish and Italian ones where has it's own original theme music,

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** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNS4utJDb8s com/watch?v=0i5FG_Ch1SM The original Japanese intro,credits, intro, credits, and background music]] were also pretty different compared to most versions of the anime. The credits is even translated as [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fngx5nphNAk "Maya's Lullaby"]] which explains why the characters are sleeping while riding a leaf unlike the other versions where it's set to an upbeat version of the shows theme except in the Spanish and Italian ones where has it's own original theme music,



* HarmlessFreezing: In episode [[https://youtu.be/9-3dQl8IH3U?list=PLwQyoTjGiCPvQuREgcSgX_JDmOC3_yIaP&t=1234 102 of the anime]], Willy is frozen in a block of ice. After his friends manage to get him out, he's quickly warmed up by the sun and back on his feet with no problems at all.

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* HarmlessFreezing: In episode [[https://youtu.be/9-3dQl8IH3U?list=PLwQyoTjGiCPvQuREgcSgX_JDmOC3_yIaP&t=1234 [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-3dQl8IH3U&t=1234 102 of the anime]], Willy is frozen in a block of ice. After his friends manage to get him out, he's quickly warmed up by the sun and back on his feet with no problems at all.



** Willy has his own song called [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CiRMQDLobrI "Ich Bien Der Faule Willi"]] released in the 70's.

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** Willy has his own song called [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CiRMQDLobrI "Ich Bien Der Faule bin der faule Willi"]] released in the 70's.



* {{Leitmotif}}: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIhXLH179D8&index=27&list=PLmBI17Pylfpd_1VB4COyQtZZRdpHF7UDS Willy has a very laid back character theme]] in foreign versions of the original anime compared to the Japanese and American dub.

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* {{Leitmotif}}: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIhXLH179D8&index=27&list=PLmBI17Pylfpd_1VB4COyQtZZRdpHF7UDS com/watch?v=FIhXLH179D8 Willy has a very laid back character theme]] in foreign versions of the original anime compared to the Japanese and American dub.



* OohMeAccentsSlipping: An example without an accent, but Willy's British voice actor briefly drops his SimpletonVoice while trying to make Willy sound strained while trying to [[https://youtu.be/acljy3NcJYQ?t=1143 lift a weight.]]

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* OohMeAccentsSlipping: An example without an accent, but Willy's British voice actor briefly drops his SimpletonVoice while trying to make Willy sound strained while trying to [[https://youtu.be/acljy3NcJYQ?t=1143 [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acljy3NcJYQ&t=1143 lift a weight.]]



* ShipTease: Maya and Willy's relationship changes a lot in the anime (Well, the English version that is). But in new CGI series, there are moments where Maya, would kiss Willy on the cheek, as well as some hugs. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DodTU2nJIOg This Dutch music video for example, shows these moments as a cute montage.]]

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* ShipTease: Maya and Willy's relationship changes a lot in the anime (Well, the English version that is). But in new CGI series, there are moments where Maya, would kiss Willy on the cheek, as well as some hugs. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DodTU2nJIOg This A Dutch music video for example, shows these moments as a cute montage.]]



* SleepCute: Maya and Willy sleep like this in [[https://youtu.be/pRaOutt28jo?t=882 episode 84]] of the anime.

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* SleepCute: Maya and Willy sleep like this in [[https://youtu.be/pRaOutt28jo?t=882 [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRaOutt28jo&t=882 episode 84]] of the anime.



* VocalEvolution: Flip's voice in the British dub was much higher in the [[https://youtu.be/aKNFSrnv0tI?t=1068 early episodes]]. In later episodes, his voice actor gave him a deeper more mature [[https://youtu.be/zLzjnoN8h_w?t=657 sounding voice.]]

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* VocalEvolution: Flip's voice in the British dub was much higher in the [[https://youtu.be/aKNFSrnv0tI?t=1068 [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKNFSrnv0tI&t=1068 early episodes]]. In later episodes, his voice actor gave him a deeper more mature [[https://youtu.be/zLzjnoN8h_w?t=657 [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLzjnoN8h_w&t=657 sounding voice.]]
6th Aug '16 4:55:12 PM SkinnyVinnie
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* HumansAreCthulhu: How most of insects and animals view humans as a whole. Maya later learns that there some humans that are good as seen in the episode where she meets a ghost fly.

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* HumansAreCthulhu: How most of insects and animals view humans as a whole. Maya later learns that there some humans that are good as seen in the episode where she meets a ghost fly.flower-elf.
6th Aug '16 10:23:07 AM SkinnyVinnie
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** Dovz the wasp from the CGI series.
2nd Aug '16 6:33:27 PM SkinnyVinnie
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** CarnivoresAreMean, especially Thekla the spider, but actually they have to eat something. In later episodes of the anime, she quiets trying to eat Maya and the other insects and acts more like a grouchy old neighbor but is kind ever once in a while.

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** CarnivoresAreMean, especially Thekla the spider, but actually they have to eat something. In later episodes of the anime, she quiets quits trying to eat Maya and the other insects and acts more like a grouchy old neighbor but is kind ever every once in a while.



** The second season seems to be less about insects eating insects.

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** The second season of the anime seems to be less about insects eating insects.


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*** Dragonflies show no interest in eating other insects.


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** The second season of the anime is this compared to the first season.
31st Jul '16 8:20:40 PM brb1006
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** The Studio 100 CGI series has a song called "Verstoppertje" which is sang by Maya about her playing hide and seek with Flip and Willy. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9qta0_XFXs This song can be heard in the Maya show at Plopsaland]] where Maya is searching for Willy and Flip when she learns that they are planning a surprise for her birthday. But Flip and Willy have to keep it a secret between the female host.

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** The Studio 100 CGI series has a song called "Verstoppertje" which is sang by Maya about her playing hide and seek with Flip and Willy. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9qta0_XFXs com/watch?v=nD7c8JhKLco "Verstoppertje"]] which is sang by Maya about her playing hide and seek with Flip and Willy. This song can be heard in the Maya show at Plopsaland]] Plopsaland where Maya is searching for Willy and Flip when she learns that they are planning a surprise for her birthday. But Flip and Willy have to keep it a secret between the female host.
30th Jul '16 9:45:51 PM SkinnyVinnie
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A second movie has been announced and is currently [[http://www.studio100film.com/en/movies.php?item=14 in production]].
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