History Main / SignificantAnagram

16th May '16 4:39:29 PM SkyHavenPath13
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** There is always a large debate in the fandom over what their names mean, de-anagrammed. The only canon ones are [[spoiler: Ansem (Xemnas)]] (1), Braig (Xibar) (2), Dilan (Xaldin) (3), Even (Vexen) (4), Aeleus (Lexeaus) (5), Ienzo (Zexion) (6), Isa (Saix) (7), Lea (Axel) (8) and [[spoiler: Sora (Roxas)]] (13). Marluxia's (11) is almost certainly Lumaria, which is a genus of a certain group of flowers. And, well, given that his element is [[PetalPower flowers...]] Unfortunately for Xemnas, if you leave in the X, his name is an anagram for "mansex" (or "sexman"), something that is made fun of a lot in {{Fanon}}. Oddly enough, nobody ever seems to make fun of Bigrax (2) and Rent-a-Ho (Xehanort). There's also E-Sexual (5). The real names of Demyx, Luxord and Larxene reamin unknown, though fans have theories.

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** There is always a large debate in the fandom over what their names mean, de-anagrammed. The only canon ones are [[spoiler: Ansem (Xemnas)]] (1), Braig (Xibar) (Xigbar) (2), Dilan (Xaldin) (3), Even (Vexen) (4), Aeleus (Lexeaus) (5), Ienzo (Zexion) (6), Isa (Saix) (7), Lea (Axel) (8) and [[spoiler: Sora (Roxas)]] (13). Marluxia's (11) is almost certainly Lumaria, which is a genus of a certain group of flowers. And, well, given that his element is [[PetalPower flowers...]] Unfortunately for Xemnas, if you leave in the X, his name is an anagram for "mansex" (or "sexman"), something that is made fun of a lot in {{Fanon}}. Oddly enough, nobody ever seems to make fun of Bigrax (2) and Rent-a-Ho (Xehanort). There's also E-Sexual (5). The real names of Demyx, Luxord and Larxene reamin unknown, though fans have theories.
12th May '16 7:13:35 PM LinTaylor
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** Kengo Utahoshi, TheSmartGuy, is an anagram to [[Series/KamenRider Takeshi Hongo]].

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** Kengo Utahoshi, TheSmartGuy, is an anagram to [[Series/KamenRider of "[[Series/KamenRider Takeshi Hongo]].Hongou]]".
** Miu Kazashiro, TheChick, is an anagram of "[[Series/KamenRiderV3 Shirou Kazami]]".
3rd May '16 2:32:01 PM aye_amber
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* [=LoudBomb=] is the electronic side-project of [[HuskerDu Bob Mould]].

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* [=LoudBomb=] [=Loud=]Bomb is the electronic side-project of [[HuskerDu [[Music/HuskerDu Bob Mould]].Mould.]]
29th Apr '16 8:34:27 PM MyFinalEdits
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* ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' may well be the reigning champion of this trope, considering that a grand total of ''sixteen characters'' have anagrams for names. The names of the members of Organization XIII are simply anagrams of their original names - or in one case, a name they stole from someone else - with an [[LetXBeTheUnknown X added in]], while Xehanort's name is an anagram-plus-X of both "another" and [[TheHeartless "no heart"]]. [[spoiler: ''Birth By Sleep'' essentially makes a third one: "no earth".]]

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* ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' may well be the reigning champion of this trope, considering that ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'':
** The series has
a grand total of ''sixteen characters'' have with anagrams for names. The names of the members of Organization XIII are simply anagrams of their original names - or in one case, a name they stole from someone else - with an [[LetXBeTheUnknown X added in]], while Xehanort's name is an anagram-plus-X of both "another" and [[TheHeartless "no heart"]]. [[spoiler: ''Birth By Sleep'' essentially makes a third one: "no earth".]]
29th Apr '16 7:40:44 PM LordofHeck
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* ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' may well be the reigning champion of this trope, considering that a grand total of ''fifteen characters'' have anagrams for names. The names of the members of Organization XIII are simply anagrams of their original names - or in one case, a name they stole from someone else - with an [[LetXBeTheUnknown X added in]], while Xehanort's name is an anagram-plus-X of both "another" and [[TheHeartless "no heart"]]. [[spoiler: ''Birth By Sleep'' essentially makes a third one: "no earth".]]

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* ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' may well be the reigning champion of this trope, considering that a grand total of ''fifteen ''sixteen characters'' have anagrams for names. The names of the members of Organization XIII are simply anagrams of their original names - or in one case, a name they stole from someone else - with an [[LetXBeTheUnknown X added in]], while Xehanort's name is an anagram-plus-X of both "another" and [[TheHeartless "no heart"]]. [[spoiler: ''Birth By Sleep'' essentially makes a third one: "no earth".]]
20th Apr '16 6:39:11 PM MikeK
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* The band John Squire formed after Music/TheStoneRoses was called The Seahorses. While he claimed it was just a coincidence, it was often pointed out that this was an anagram for "he hates roses", as well as "the rose ashes". Squire actually got sick enough of this speculation that he briefly dropped the "the" from the band name, just so "he hates roses" would no longer work as an anagram.

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* The band John Squire formed after Music/TheStoneRoses was called The Seahorses. While he claimed it was just a coincidence, it was often pointed out that this was an anagram for "he hates roses", as well as "the rose ashes". Squire actually got sick enough of this speculation that [[TheTheTitleConfusion he briefly officially dropped the "the" from the band name, name]], just so "he hates roses" would no longer work as an anagram.
16th Apr '16 1:49:56 PM dmcreif
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* In season 2 of ''Series/BetterCallSaul'', taking the first letter of each episode's title forms a hidden message: [[spoiler:"FRING'S BACK"]].
2nd Apr '16 3:05:39 PM wootzits
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* In the first season of ''Franchise/{{Jewelpet}}'', Dian disguises himself as a human named Andy (it's off by one letter in the Roman alphabet, but the Japanese one uses the same letters).

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* In the first season of ''Franchise/{{Jewelpet}}'', ''Anime/{{Jewelpet 2009}}'', Dian disguises himself as a human named Andy (it's off by one letter in the Roman alphabet, but the Japanese one uses the same letters).
20th Mar '16 8:12:13 PM MyFinalEdits
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* [[Music/{{Blur}} Damon Albarn]] has made guest appearances on Elastica albums under the pseudonyms Dan Abnormal and Norman Balda. "Dan Abnormal" was also the name of a song from Blur's 1995 album ''The Great Escape''
** Additionally, the mock opening credits of Blur's 1997 video ''M.O.R.'' list anagram names for other band members: aside from "Dan Abnormal", there's "Morgan C. Hoax" (Graham Coxon), "Lee Jaxsam" (Alex James) and "Trevor Dewane" (Dave Rowntree).

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* [[Music/{{Blur}} Damon Albarn]] has made guest appearances on Elastica albums under the pseudonyms Dan Abnormal and Norman Balda. "Dan Abnormal" was also the name of a song from Blur's 1995 album ''The Great Escape''
** Additionally,
Escape''. Also, the mock opening credits of Blur's 1997 video ''M.O.R.'' list anagram names for other band members: aside from "Dan Abnormal", there's "Morgan C. Hoax" (Graham Coxon), "Lee Jaxsam" (Alex James) and "Trevor Dewane" (Dave Rowntree).



* Music/AphexTwin is also rather fond of this, particularly the titles of songs from ''...I Care Because You Do''.
** From that album - "Wax The Nip" = Aphex Twin, "The Waxen Pith," "Wet Tip Hen Ax," "Next Heap With" = The Aphex Twin, "Acrid Avid Jam Shred" = Richard David James, and "Cow Cud Is A Twin" = Caustic Window.

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* Music/AphexTwin is also rather fond of this, particularly the titles of songs from ''...I Care Because You Do''.
** From that album -
Do'', "Wax The Nip" = Aphex Twin, "The Waxen Pith," "Wet Tip Hen Ax," "Next Heap With" = The Aphex Twin, "Acrid Avid Jam Shred" = Richard David James, and "Cow Cud Is A Twin" = Caustic Window.
20th Mar '16 10:48:30 AM NotSoBadassLongcoat
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** Additionally, the mock opening credits of Blur's 1997 video ''M.O.R.'' list anagram names for other band members: aside from "Dan Abnormal", there's "Morgan C. Hoax" (Graham Coxon), "Lee Jaxsam" (Alex James) and "Trevor Dewane" (Dave Rowntree).
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