History Manga / DNAngel

11th Jul '16 10:51:22 AM Morgenthaler
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* RedHeadedHero: Daisuke, although he doesn't fit most of the stereotypes of redheads.
20th May '16 2:52:57 PM Berrenta
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* BlondGuysAreEvil: Krad. [[spoiler:Subverted (eventually) with]] Argentine.
1st Jan '16 9:54:04 AM bt8257
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If you're a fan of fantasy shojo (or {{bishounen}}!), both are worth a look--if only to spot the many tropes the series makes use of.

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If you're a fan of fantasy shojo (or {{bishounen}}!), {{bishonen}}!), both are worth a look--if only to spot the many tropes the series makes use of.
1st Nov '15 12:54:00 PM Tuol
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* WhereTheHellIsSpringfield: The setting is architecturally a mix of Japanese, Italian, French, and German, and the town is possibly based on the town of Manarola, but the characters have Japanese names and Japanese educational and social customs. Ruins around the town include Romanticism-era German castles, Roman-like temples, and old abandoned Christian churches. To make matters worse, Dark can occasionally be heard to chant GratuitousGerman when sealing artwork in the anime. It doesn't help that the name of the town itself is "Azumano", which can literally translate to "Eastern Japan." One of the audio commentaries on the English [=DVDs=] has VicMignogna and Kevin Corn expressing confusion on where the series is actually set.

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* WhereTheHellIsSpringfield: The setting is architecturally a mix of Japanese, Italian, French, and German, and the town is possibly based on the town of Manarola, but the characters have Japanese names and Japanese educational and social customs. Ruins around the town include Romanticism-era German castles, Roman-like temples, and old abandoned Christian Gothic medieval churches. To make matters worse, Dark can occasionally be heard to chant GratuitousGerman when sealing artwork in the anime. It doesn't help that the name of the town itself is "Azumano", which can literally translate to "Eastern Japan." One of the audio commentaries on the English [=DVDs=] has VicMignogna and Kevin Corn expressing confusion on where the series is actually set.
28th Oct '15 7:22:56 AM Tuol
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* WhereTheHellIsSpringfield: The setting is architecturally a mix of Japanese, Italian, French, and German, and the town is possibly based on the town of Manarola, but the characters have Japanese names and Japanese educational and social customs. To make matters worse, Dark can occasionally be heard to chant GratuitousGerman when sealing artwork in the anime. It doesn't help that the name of the town itself is "Azumano", which can literally translate to "Eastern Japan." One of the audio commentaries on the English [=DVDs=] has VicMignogna and Kevin Corn expressing confusion on where the series is actually set.
** Even the time period is ambiguous. While they appear to have some modern technologies (touch-activated security systems, trip beams, computers, cameras, and security passcodes), much of the clothing and lifestyle is extremely dated. Flashbacks from only thirty or forty years ago look as though they were from the Victorian era at the very latest (with GorgeousPeriodDress, lavish garden parties, large German castles, small and poorly insulated rooms and windows, candle lighting, carriages, the works). While the main characters wear modern clothing, background adult characters often dress in old-fashioned styles (Inspector Saehara even wears a Victorian tiered cloak while on the job).

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* WhereTheHellIsSpringfield: The setting is architecturally a mix of Japanese, Italian, French, and German, and the town is possibly based on the town of Manarola, but the characters have Japanese names and Japanese educational and social customs. Ruins around the town include Romanticism-era German castles, Roman-like temples, and old abandoned Christian churches. To make matters worse, Dark can occasionally be heard to chant GratuitousGerman when sealing artwork in the anime. It doesn't help that the name of the town itself is "Azumano", which can literally translate to "Eastern Japan." One of the audio commentaries on the English [=DVDs=] has VicMignogna and Kevin Corn expressing confusion on where the series is actually set.
** Even the time period is ambiguous. While they appear to have some modern technologies (touch-activated security systems, trip beams, computers, cameras, and security passcodes), much of the clothing and lifestyle is extremely dated. Flashbacks from only thirty or forty years ago look as though they were from the Victorian era at the very latest (with GorgeousPeriodDress, lavish garden parties, large German castles, small and poorly insulated rooms and windows, candle lighting, carriages, the works). While the main characters wear modern clothing, background adult characters often dress in old-fashioned styles (Inspector Saehara even wears a Victorian tiered cloak while on the job). Even the flashbacks aren't consistent with time and place themselves; some have people wearing Japanese kimonos and robes, others wearing European ball gowns and tuxedos from varying eras--usually in the same scene and shot.
28th Oct '15 7:05:54 AM Tuol
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* WhereTheHellIsSpringfield: The setting is architecturally Italian and possibly based on the town of Manarola, but the characters have Japanese names and Japanese educational and social customs. It doesn't help that the name of the town itself is "Azumano", which can literally translate to "Eastern Japan." One of the audio commentaries on the English [=DVDs=] has VicMignogna and Kevin Corn expressing confusion on where the series is actually set.
** Even the time period is ambiguous. While they appear to have some modern technologies (touch-activated security systems, trip beams, computers, cameras, and security passcodes), much of the clothing and lifestyle is extremely dated. Flashbacks from only thirty or forty years ago look as though they were from the Victorian era at the very latest (with GorgeousPeriodDress, lavish garden parties, small and poorly insulated rooms and windows, candle lighting, carriages, the works). While the main characters wear modern clothing, background adult characters often dress in old-fashioned styles (Inspector Saehara even wears a Victorian tiered cloak while on the job).

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* WhereTheHellIsSpringfield: The setting is architecturally Italian a mix of Japanese, Italian, French, and German, and the town is possibly based on the town of Manarola, but the characters have Japanese names and Japanese educational and social customs.customs. To make matters worse, Dark can occasionally be heard to chant GratuitousGerman when sealing artwork in the anime. It doesn't help that the name of the town itself is "Azumano", which can literally translate to "Eastern Japan." One of the audio commentaries on the English [=DVDs=] has VicMignogna and Kevin Corn expressing confusion on where the series is actually set.
** Even the time period is ambiguous. While they appear to have some modern technologies (touch-activated security systems, trip beams, computers, cameras, and security passcodes), much of the clothing and lifestyle is extremely dated. Flashbacks from only thirty or forty years ago look as though they were from the Victorian era at the very latest (with GorgeousPeriodDress, lavish garden parties, large German castles, small and poorly insulated rooms and windows, candle lighting, carriages, the works). While the main characters wear modern clothing, background adult characters often dress in old-fashioned styles (Inspector Saehara even wears a Victorian tiered cloak while on the job).
28th Oct '15 6:14:57 AM Tuol
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** Even the time period is ambiguous. While they appear to have some modern technologies (touch-activated security systems, trip beams, computers, cameras, and security passcodes), much of the clothing and lifestyle is extremely dated. Flashbacks from only thirty or forty years ago look as though they were from the Victorian era at the very latest (with GorgeousPeriodDress, grand balls, lavish garden parties, small and poorly insulated rooms and windows, candle lighting, carriages, the works). While the main characters wear modern clothing, background adult characters often dress in old-fashioned styles (Inspector Saehara even wears a Victorian tiered cloak while on the job).

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** Even the time period is ambiguous. While they appear to have some modern technologies (touch-activated security systems, trip beams, computers, cameras, and security passcodes), much of the clothing and lifestyle is extremely dated. Flashbacks from only thirty or forty years ago look as though they were from the Victorian era at the very latest (with GorgeousPeriodDress, grand balls, lavish garden parties, small and poorly insulated rooms and windows, candle lighting, carriages, the works). While the main characters wear modern clothing, background adult characters often dress in old-fashioned styles (Inspector Saehara even wears a Victorian tiered cloak while on the job).
28th Oct '15 6:14:08 AM Tuol
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** Even the time period is ambiguous. While they appear to have some modern technologies (touch-activated security systems, trip beams, computers, cameras, and security passcodes), much of the clothing and lifestyle is extremely dated. Flashbacks from only thirty or forty years ago look as though they were from the Victorian era at the very latest (with GorgeousPeriodDress, grand balls, lavish garden parties, small and poorly insulated rooms and windows, candle lighting, carriages, the works). While the main characters wear modern clothing, background adult characters often dress in old-fashioned styles (Inspector Saehara even wears a Victorian tiered cloak while on the job).
28th Oct '15 5:07:53 AM Tuol
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* WhereTheHellIsSpringfield: The setting is architecturally Italian and possibly based on the town of Manarola, but the characters have Japanese names and Japanese school customs. It doesn't help that the name of the town itself is "Azumano", which can literally translate to "Eastern Japan." One of the audio commentaries on the English [=DVDs=] has VicMignogna and Kevin Corn expressing confusion on where the series is actually set.

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* WhereTheHellIsSpringfield: The setting is architecturally Italian and possibly based on the town of Manarola, but the characters have Japanese names and Japanese school educational and social customs. It doesn't help that the name of the town itself is "Azumano", which can literally translate to "Eastern Japan." One of the audio commentaries on the English [=DVDs=] has VicMignogna and Kevin Corn expressing confusion on where the series is actually set.
28th Oct '15 5:05:56 AM Tuol
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