History Manga / LuckyStar

14th Jan '18 11:12:27 AM nombretomado
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Creator/KyotoAnimation used the manga as the basis for a highly successful {{anime}} series, which got acquired for American distribution by Creator/BandaiEntertainment, and dubbed with around the same casting as ''[[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya Haruhi]]''... or some of the in-jokes would not be translatable at all. Most of the {{Otaku}} references were in fact KyoAni's own additions (the original manga was mainly a by-the-book SliceOfLife), in order to cash in on the merchandising of anime in general, mainly from ''Haruhi''. It worked; ''Lucky Star'' is currently the studio's most marketable show, with many [=CDs=] and video games being made even 3 years after the anime ended. A stage musical adaptation has been green-lit in 2011.

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Creator/KyotoAnimation used the manga as the basis for a highly successful {{anime}} series, which got acquired for American distribution by Creator/BandaiEntertainment, and dubbed with around the same casting as ''[[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya Haruhi]]''... or some of the in-jokes would not be translatable at all. Most of the {{Otaku}} references were in fact KyoAni's [=KyoAni=]'s own additions (the original manga was mainly a by-the-book SliceOfLife), in order to cash in on the merchandising of anime in general, mainly from ''Haruhi''. It worked; ''Lucky Star'' is currently the studio's most marketable show, with many [=CDs=] and video games being made even 3 years after the anime ended. A stage musical adaptation has been green-lit in 2011.



* {{Fanservice}}: The series is very well known for its sheer abundance of the nonsexual variety. However, there have been complaints that too much of it revolves around KyoAni and their associates. The other variety shows up occasionally, but even the requisite FuroScene is rather clean.

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* {{Fanservice}}: The series is very well known for its sheer abundance of the nonsexual variety. However, there have been complaints that too much of it revolves around KyoAni Creator/KyoAni and their associates. The other variety shows up occasionally, but even the requisite FuroScene is rather clean.
6th Jan '18 4:52:21 PM nombretomado
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[[IThoughtThatWas Not to be]] [[NamesTheSame confused with]] a certain {{Music/Madonna}} song, or a 1929 [[Film/LuckyStar silent movie]], or the [[Literature/LuckyStarr science-fiction novels by]] Creator/IsaacAsimov, or a ''VideoGame/PaperMario'' item, one of the "Chinatown bus" lines operating between Boston and New York City, or [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucky_Star anything else named as such.]]

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[[IThoughtThatWas [[JustForFun/IThoughtThatWas Not to be]] [[NamesTheSame confused with]] a certain {{Music/Madonna}} song, or a 1929 [[Film/LuckyStar silent movie]], or the [[Literature/LuckyStarr science-fiction novels by]] Creator/IsaacAsimov, or a ''VideoGame/PaperMario'' item, one of the "Chinatown bus" lines operating between Boston and New York City, or [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucky_Star anything else named as such.]]
7th Nov '17 2:57:13 PM rjd1922
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** InnocentInnuendo: Uke is actually the common martial arts term for the defender in sparing. It's use in {{yaoi}} is much more obscure and noticing the innuendo is more revealing then just ignoring it.

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** InnocentInnuendo: Uke is actually the common martial arts term for the defender in sparing. It's Its use in {{yaoi}} is much more obscure and noticing the innuendo is more revealing then just ignoring it.
31st Aug '17 3:35:39 AM Doug86
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* ClassTrip: To Kyoto, where Konata insists on a visit to the KyotoAnimation studios.

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* ClassTrip: To Kyoto, where Konata insists on a visit to the KyotoAnimation Creator/KyotoAnimation studios.



* LawyerFriendlyCameo: Used to absurd extents, in one case intentionally. Other KyotoAnimation properties (and Sunrise's ''Manga/SgtFrog'', for some reason) remain unbleeped.

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* LawyerFriendlyCameo: Used to absurd extents, in one case intentionally. Other KyotoAnimation Creator/KyotoAnimation properties (and Sunrise's ''Manga/SgtFrog'', for some reason) remain unbleeped.
27th Aug '17 5:26:28 PM Wyldchyld
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** This is even FURTHER [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] in Ep. 16 when, stopping by a bookstore in Akihabara to buy some {{manga}} for Konata, several {{otaku}} start taking pictures of her, forcing her to say, "I'm not Kamigishi." One even asks her to say "Hiroyuki-chan" to further [[FetishFuel fuel]] the whole thing. Also, Konata attempts to give Kagami the nickname [[VisualNovel/{{Clannad}} Kyou]].

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** This is even FURTHER [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] in Ep. 16 when, stopping by a bookstore in Akihabara to buy some {{manga}} for Konata, several {{otaku}} start taking pictures of her, forcing her to say, "I'm not Kamigishi." One even asks her to say "Hiroyuki-chan" to further [[FetishFuel fuel]] fuel the whole thing. Also, Konata attempts to give Kagami the nickname [[VisualNovel/{{Clannad}} Kyou]].
3rd Aug '17 5:14:50 AM SeptimusHeap
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* OlderThanTheyLook: PuniPlush made every teen and adult to fall in this except [[{{Lolicon}} Soujiro]]. And the extreme cases of this fell on the women around Soujiro: his late wife Kanata was 1.43m, his 17-18 year-old daughter Konata is 1.42m, and his live-in niece Yutaka is 1.38m. Konata wondered if Soujiro has a case of {{Lolicon}}, and knew she and Yutaka would certainly be FetishFuel for other lolicon.

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* OlderThanTheyLook: PuniPlush made every teen and adult to fall in this except [[{{Lolicon}} Soujiro]].Soujiro. And the extreme cases of this fell on the women around Soujiro: his late wife Kanata was 1.43m, his 17-18 year-old daughter Konata is 1.42m, and his live-in niece Yutaka is 1.38m. Konata wondered if Soujiro has a case of {{Lolicon}}, and knew she and Yutaka would certainly be FetishFuel for other lolicon.
1st Aug '17 4:09:56 PM fruitstripegum
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* NoodleImplements: In episode 5 Tsukasa is talking to Konata about something that "kinda looks like a frog." Depleted uranium is then mentioned. See BreadEggsMilkSquick above.



* NoodleImplements: In episode 5 Tsukasa is talking to Konata about something that "kinda looks like a frog." Depleted uranium is then mentioned. See BreadEggsMilkSquick above.
1st Aug '17 4:08:39 PM fruitstripegum
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* GoldfishScoopingGame: In the aforementioned FestivalEpisode. Kagami apparently pampered and fed the goldfish so much it grew to an unusual size.



* GoldfishScoopingGame: In the aforementioned FestivalEpisode. Kagami apparently pampered and fed the goldfish so much it grew to an unusual size.
30th Jul '17 6:30:04 PM nombretomado
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Imagine ''Manga/AzumangaDaioh'' [[XMeetsY meets]] ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'', on [[ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs even more barbiturates]] with a fair helping of [[OtakuSurrogate Otaku Bait]].

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Imagine ''Manga/AzumangaDaioh'' [[XMeetsY [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'', on [[ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs even more barbiturates]] with a fair helping of [[OtakuSurrogate Otaku Bait]].



* XMeetsY: ''Manga/AzumangaDaioh'' meets ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'' [[ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs on even more sedative]].
** But since, acording to the Azumanga Daioh page, that show is Peanuts on LSD, that would make Lucky Star actually ''{{Peanuts}} meets LSD meets Series/{{Seinfeld}} meets sedatives''.
23rd Jul '17 2:08:59 PM nombretomado
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[[caption-width-right:350: '''''[[SurrealThemeTune DARLIN']] [[{{Kawaisa}} DARLIN']] [[GratuitousEnglish PLEASE!]]'''''[[labelnote:characters]]left to right: [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} Tsukasa]], [[OtakuSurrogate Konata]], [[{{Tsundere}} Kagami]], [[{{Meganekko}} Miyuki]][[/labelnote]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350: '''''[[SurrealThemeTune DARLIN']] [[{{Kawaisa}} [[{{UsefulNotes/Kawaisa}} DARLIN']] [[GratuitousEnglish PLEASE!]]'''''[[labelnote:characters]]left to right: [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} Tsukasa]], [[OtakuSurrogate Konata]], [[{{Tsundere}} Kagami]], [[{{Meganekko}} Miyuki]][[/labelnote]]]]
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