History Manga / HauntedJunction

13th Aug '17 5:42:56 AM SeptimusHeap
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Also on the Holy Student Council is the son (or grandson, if you follow the manga) of a local Buddhist monk, Kazumi Ryudo, who specializes in getting possessed by various spirits, especially animals, and is constantly lusting after the bathroom spirit Toilet Hanako. There is also Mutsuki Asahina, a [[{{Tsundere}} strongwilled]] and redhaired ''miko'' (daughter of a local Shinto priestess) with an extreme {{Shotacon}}. Neither of them are particularly sympathetic to their president's desire to leave; they think it's cool to have all this weird stuff going on, mainly because they get to cut class and slack off during school hours.

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Also on the Holy Student Council is the son (or grandson, if you follow the manga) of a local Buddhist monk, Kazumi Ryudo, who specializes in getting possessed by various spirits, especially animals, and is constantly lusting after the bathroom spirit Toilet Hanako. There is also Mutsuki Asahina, a [[{{Tsundere}} strongwilled]] and redhaired ''miko'' (daughter of a local Shinto priestess) with an extreme {{Shotacon}}.case of paedophilia. Neither of them are particularly sympathetic to their president's desire to leave; they think it's cool to have all this weird stuff going on, mainly because they get to cut class and slack off during school hours.



* {{Shotacon}} - Mutsuki prefers her boys younger. That makes her the only girl in Saitou who's immune to the charms of Red Mantle.
10th Aug '17 1:05:13 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* YouHave48Hours - [[spoiler: Hanako-chan (no, not Toilet Hanako) will disappear into nothingness if she doesn't get her wish fulfilled by Kazumi]]

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* YouHave48Hours - [[spoiler: Hanako-chan (no, not Toilet Hanako) will disappear into nothingness if she doesn't get her wish fulfilled by Kazumi]]
22nd Jul '17 11:16:08 AM crazysamaritan
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* GenreSavvy - The Chairman is a ghost, knows he's a ghost, and often explains all kind of stuff to Haruto. Mutsuki and Kazumi are also GenreSavvy, to a degree.
11th Jun '17 11:59:03 AM nombretomado
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* a living [[{{LudwigVanBeethoven}} Beethoven]] portrait that cries TearsOfBlood (manga only)

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* a living [[{{LudwigVanBeethoven}} [[Music/LudwigVanBeethoven Beethoven]] portrait that cries TearsOfBlood (manga only)
18th Mar '16 7:05:34 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* TheSevenMysteries - The first episode has Haruto, Kazumi and Mutsuki exploring the school's Seven Spots, looking for the Seven Badges that mark them and supposedly will make their deepest wishes come true.
16th Sep '15 3:47:23 AM Willbyr
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This series provides examples of:

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\nThis !!This series provides examples of:


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8th Nov '14 3:36:37 PM fruitstripegum
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* Toilet Hanako, the [[HelloNurse the beautiful girl ghost]] who haunts the men's room;

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* Toilet Hanako, the [[HelloNurse the beautiful girl ghost]] who haunts the men's room;
17th Jun '14 9:25:00 PM SKJAM
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* LoonyFriendsImproveYourPersonality: Explicitly the plot of the series, as per the finale.

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* LoonyFriendsImproveYourPersonality: Explicitly the plot of the series, as per the finale.anime finale. Leads to something of an EsotericHappyEnding to the anime, as Haruto is absolutely miserable from the constant torment, and there's no indication that will be changing.
1st Jun '14 7:50:52 PM Aiguille
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* a masked WhiteHairBlackHeart boy in red who haunts the ladies' room (and may be a homage to [[Franchise/SailorMoon Tuxedo Mask]]);

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* a masked WhiteHairBlackHeart boy in red who haunts the ladies' room (and may be a homage to [[Franchise/SailorMoon Tuxedo Mask]]);



''Haunted Junction'' is a manga by {{shonen}} author Nemu Mukudori, published in ''Dengeki Comic Gao!'' by MediaWorks from 1996 to 2001. The anime, produced by Bandai Visual and Studio Deen, aired between 2 April 1997 and 25 June 1997.



* BigOMG: Haruto's CatchPhrase.
* BoardingSchool - The manga rendition of the [[spoiler: Red Mantle and Blue Hanten]] episode takes place in an all-boys one.



* ExpositoryHairstyleChange - Haruto's blond hair grows longer as time passes. Mutsuki pulls her red hair up in a ponytail when in Shinto garbs.

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* ExpositoryHairstyleChange - Haruto's blond hair grows longer as time passes. Mutsuki pulls her red hair up in a ponytail TomboyishPonytail when in Shinto garbs.



* IdenticalGrandson - In the manga, Kazumi looks ''very'' much like his grandfather Taro's younger self.

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* IdenticalGrandson - In the manga, Kazumi looks ''very'' much like his grandfather Taro's younger self. [[spoiler: Kind of a plot point in the manga.]]



* IJustWantToBeNormal - Haruto really, ''really'' wants this in the anime. [[spoiler: Subverted later: when he ''does'' get his wish, he sees that a normal life isn't all he thought it'd be...]]

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* IJustWantToBeNormal - Haruto really, ''really'' wants this in the anime. [[spoiler: Subverted later: when he ''does'' get his wish, he sees that a normal life isn't all he thought it'd be...]] In the manga he's still the StraightMan and most down to Earth of the group, [[TheEveryman but tries to take the deal in stride as much as possible.]]



* LookBothWays: [[spoiler: Hanako-chan was running away from a bunch of bullies, then she reached the street and was hit by a car...]]



* PragmaticAdaptation: The anime erases the more linear plotline from the manga [[spoiler: like the existence of a nebulous evil organization that aims to destroy the bonds between school ghosts and humans]] for the sake of a more comedic storyline easier to fit in only 12 episodes ''and'' cover up for the fact that [[OvertookTheManga the manga was still unfinished (and would be for a long time).]] As a result not only Haruto's CharacterDevelopment [[{{Flanderization}} is all but erased]] and several charas don't appear (like the living Beethoven, Kazumi's grandfather Tarou and [[spoiler: Shingo]], but the plot in itself suffers greatly [[spoiler: until the GrandFinale]].
* {{Shonen}}



* TheStrategist - When Haruto stops whining about wanting a normal life, he shows impressive wits and capacity to think and plan things under fire. This prompts his CrowningMomentOfAwesome from the second anime episode.

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* TheStrategist - When Haruto stops whining about wanting a normal life, he shows impressive wits and capacity [[IndyPloy to think and plan things under fire.fire]]. This prompts his CrowningMomentOfAwesome from the second anime episode.



* YokoOhNo - [[spoiler: The female ghost Hanako-chan, in episode 3, died because she was running away from her rock star boyfriend's rabid fanbrats and was accidentally hit by a car. They get their asses kicked ''very literally'' by the Giant and the other Saitou Ghosts as punishment.]]
1st Jun '14 7:33:51 PM Aiguille
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* a masked WhiteHairBlackHeart boy in red who haunts the ladies' room (and may be a homage to [[SailorMoon Tuxedo Mask]]);

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* a masked WhiteHairBlackHeart boy in red who haunts the ladies' room (and may be a homage to [[SailorMoon [[Franchise/SailorMoon Tuxedo Mask]]);



* CaptainErsatz - Art Room Ichiro's "Sailors XO" manga characters are clear imitations of...[[SailorMoon guess who.]] Also used to highlight Red Mantle's similarity to another character in the same show...

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* CaptainErsatz - Art Room Ichiro's "Sailors XO" manga characters are clear imitations of...[[SailorMoon [[Franchise/SailorMoon guess who.]] Also used to highlight Red Mantle's similarity to another character in the same show...
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