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20th Nov '17 10:25:08 PM AbsoluteSword
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** The meticulously researched backgrounds for Hokagou Teatimes' trip to London is astoundingly accurate, and with a few negligible differences in scale, almost identical to the actual locations in London.


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* TheRedStapler: Sales of Yui's Cherry Red Les-Paul Gibson Electric Guitar experienced a skyrocketing rise in sales during and following the First Season of the Anime.
** Also, Hokagou Teatime's trip to England in The Movie has promoted London to a beloved pilgrimage site for Anime Fans, following the footsteps of the heroines to beloved landmarks such as Big Ben, the Troubabour Cafe where they enjoyed a lovely breakfast of eggs benedict (and where TheBeatles an BobDylan both once performed), and of course, Music/AbbeyRoad where the original Fab-Four crossed for the epynymous album.
31st Oct '17 3:33:30 PM arisboch
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* PantyShot : There's a rather gratuitous [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/k-on_panties_3095.jpg panty-shot of Mio]] after their performance at the school cultural festival. [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/k-on_ricebowl_7491.jpg Except the anime audience doesn't get to see it, as KyoAni replaced that with a bowl of rice]]. Everybody in the auditorium, on the other hand....

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* PantyShot : There's a rather gratuitous [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/k-on_panties_3095.jpg panty-shot of Mio]] after their performance at the school cultural festival. [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/k-on_ricebowl_7491.jpg [[https://imgur.com/cuDAj8v Except the anime audience doesn't get to see it, as KyoAni replaced that with a bowl of rice]]. Everybody in the auditorium, on the other hand....
28th Aug '17 7:56:14 AM Doug86
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* CoconutSuperpowers : KyotoAnimation very obviously tries to avoid showing the girls playing their instruments as much as possible. Of course, the manga also avoided this as the focus was more on their antics.

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* CoconutSuperpowers : KyotoAnimation Creator/KyotoAnimation very obviously tries to avoid showing the girls playing their instruments as much as possible. Of course, the manga also avoided this as the focus was more on their antics.



* SceneryPorn : What you get when you hire [[KyotoAnimation KyoAni]] to do a [[strike:school trip episode taking place in Kyoto]] high school show taking place ''anywhere''.

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* SceneryPorn : What you get when you hire [[KyotoAnimation [[Creator/KyotoAnimation KyoAni]] to do a [[strike:school trip episode taking place in Kyoto]] high school show taking place ''anywhere''.



** Yui hugging Azusa to calm her down has a high resemblance to Kyou's {{glomp}} on Kotomi in ''VisualNovel/{{CLANNAD}}'' (another show by the same studio), especially with the [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Kyou_-_get_to_know_Kotomi_better.jpg the "good girl" part]]. It also occurs in the manga, which might be mere coincidence, but KyotoAnimation sure picked up on it.

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** Yui hugging Azusa to calm her down has a high resemblance to Kyou's {{glomp}} on Kotomi in ''VisualNovel/{{CLANNAD}}'' (another show by the same studio), especially with the [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Kyou_-_get_to_know_Kotomi_better.jpg the "good girl" part]]. It also occurs in the manga, which might be mere coincidence, but KyotoAnimation Creator/KyotoAnimation sure picked up on it.
1st Aug '17 4:35:22 PM fruitstripegum
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* SpitTake : Satoshi's reaction to hearing that [[{{Tomboy}} his sister]] is going to play [[RomeoAndJuliet Juliet]].



* SpitTake : Satoshi's reaction to hearing that [[{{Tomboy}} his sister]] is going to play [[RomeoAndJuliet Juliet]].
1st Aug '17 4:34:46 PM fruitstripegum
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* ShipTease - Read the entry for "LesYay" on this page.


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* ShipTease - Read the entry for "LesYay" on this page.
1st Aug '17 4:33:37 PM fruitstripegum
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* OvertookTheManga: Averted : the second season showed episode 24 (concluding the main story) after the manga had finished about a week earlier.



* PastimesProvePersonality: Aside from the obvious interest in music and song-writing shared by the club, the anime decided to make Mio a sports-fan for a throwaway line in addition to her reading hobby.


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* PastimesProvePersonality: Aside from the obvious interest in music and song-writing shared by the club, the anime decided to make Mio a sports-fan for a throwaway line in addition to her reading hobby.
1st Aug '17 4:32:39 PM fruitstripegum
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* NoblewomansLaugh : Ritsu, oddly enough, when she puts on airs over her test-taking skills.
* NobodyLovesTheBassist: [[AvertedTrope Averted]]. ''Everybody'' loves Mio, both within the band and outside. Mio even is the only band member with her own fan club! The HTT songs also tend to have noteworthy bass lines, mixed way up front.
* NobodyPoops : Partially averted: In the penultimate episode of Season 2, the four senior members of the Light Music Club tells Azusa they all have to use the restroom because "they've been drinking lots of tea" while waiting for her. The rest, thankfully, takes place offscreen.



* NoblewomansLaugh : Ritsu, oddly enough, when she puts on airs over her test-taking skills.
* NobodyLovesTheBassist: [[AvertedTrope Averted]]. ''Everybody'' loves Mio, both within the band and outside. Mio even is the only band member with her own fan club! The HTT songs also tend to have noteworthy bass lines, mixed way up front.
* NobodyPoops : Partially averted: In the penultimate episode of Season 2, the four senior members of the Light Music Club tells Azusa they all have to use the restroom because "they've been drinking lots of tea" while waiting for her. The rest, thankfully, takes place offscreen.
1st Aug '17 4:31:39 PM fruitstripegum
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* FranchiseZombie: What the manga restart has been accused of during its run. A common criticism is the restart only came to pass due to Kakifly's desire to capitalize on the movie's release.
1st Aug '17 4:30:41 PM fruitstripegum
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* LoudLastName: Ritsu's reaction to Azusa laughing at her being cast as Juliet in the SchoolPlay: "NA-KA-NOOOO!"


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* LoudLastName: Ritsu's reaction to Azusa laughing at her being cast as Juliet in the SchoolPlay: "NA-KA-NOOOO!"
1st Aug '17 4:29:55 PM fruitstripegum
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* IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming : Every episode title is a noun (or noun phrase) followed by an exclamation point.
* IdiosyncraticWipes : The second season has a bunch of different wipes between scenes, like [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/k-on_wipe_4921.jpg]], for example.



* ImageSong
* ImagineTheAudienceNaked : Well, imagine the audience is Ritsu but close enough.
** Back when Mio was in 4th grade and had to read her award-winning essay in front of the school, Ritsu tells her to imagine the audience was made up of pineapples (Ritsu's father originally gave her this advice, although Ritsu couldn't change her hairstyle to look like a potato so she used a pineapple instead).
* IncrediblyLamePun / PunnyName : "Only Mio fits Ro-'mio'!"



* InherentlyFunnyWords
** ''Sharekoube''[[note]]skull[[/note]].
** ''Lycopene''.
* InstantBandages : Seems to have replaced Ritsu's [[CranialEruption Cranial Eruptions]] by the second season.
* InstantFanclub : Mio gets hers right after the performance at the culture festival.
* InvisibleParents: Played straight during the regular seasons, except for one brief shot of Yui and Ui's parents celebrating Christmas in a foreign country. Averted in the movie, where Yui and Ui's parents are seen at home briefly right before Yui goes to London with her club.



* IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming : Every episode title is a noun (or noun phrase) followed by an exclamation point.
* IdiosyncraticWipes : The second season has a bunch of different wipes between scenes, like [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/k-on_wipe_4921.jpg]], for example.
* ImageSong
* ImagineTheAudienceNaked : Well, imagine the audience is Ritsu but close enough.
** Back when Mio was in 4th grade and had to read her award-winning essay in front of the school, Ritsu tells her to imagine the audience was made up of pineapples (Ritsu's father originally gave her this advice, although Ritsu couldn't change her hairstyle to look like a potato so she used a pineapple instead).
* IncrediblyLamePun / PunnyName : "Only Mio fits Ro-'mio'!"
* InherentlyFunnyWords
** ''Sharekoube''[[note]]skull[[/note]].
** ''Lycopene''.
* InstantBandages : Seems to have replaced Ritsu's [[CranialEruption Cranial Eruptions]] by the second season.
* InstantFanclub : Mio gets hers right after the performance at the culture festival.
* InvisibleParents: Played straight during the regular seasons, except for one brief shot of Yui and Ui's parents celebrating Christmas in a foreign country. Averted in the movie, where Yui and Ui's parents are seen at home briefly right before Yui goes to London with her club.
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