History Manga / MakenKi

2nd Dec '16 4:52:33 AM MiinU
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** And during chapter 55, [[BrainyBrunette Yan-Min]] alludes to [[ChekhovsSkill combining Elements]] when she explains that each type falls under one of the five primary colors[[note]]since "Black" Element has the properties of all five[[/note]]. In chapter 86, she uses the same knowledge to combine her "Blue" Element with Azuki's "Green" and Celia's "Red", to create [[spoiler: "White" Element, as a counter to Takeru Yamato's "Black"]].

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** And during chapter 55, [[BrainyBrunette Yan-Min]] briefly alludes to [[ChekhovsSkill [[SomedayThisWillComeInHandy combining Elements]] when she explains that each type falls under one of the five primary colors[[note]]since "Black" Element has the properties of all five[[/note]]. In Which she uses in chapter 86, she uses the same knowledge to combine her "Blue" Element with Azuki's "Green" and Celia's "Red", to create [[spoiler: "White" Element, as a counter to Takeru Yamato's "Black"]].
2nd Dec '16 4:37:51 AM MiinU
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** And in chapter 28, Minori made Takeru train with wrist and ankle bands weighted with Kugatama stones. Then explained that Kugatama absorbs Element from its surrounding environment until it becomes Magatama. Which happened thirty chapters later, after the stones had absorbed enough of Takeru's Element; making it possible for Yuuka to [[spoiler: bring Himegami back to life]].

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** And in chapter 28, Minori **Minori made Takeru train with wrist and ankle bands weighted with Kugatama stones. Then explained that Kugatama absorbs Element from its surrounding environment until it becomes Magatama. Magatama (chapter 28). Which happened thirty chapters later, after the stones had absorbed enough of Takeru's Element; making it possible for Yuuka to [[spoiler: bring Himegami back to life]].life]].
**And during chapter 55, [[BrainyBrunette Yan-Min]] alludes to [[ChekhovsSkill combining Elements]] when she explains that each type falls under one of the five primary colors[[note]]since "Black" Element has the properties of all five[[/note]]. In chapter 86, she uses the same knowledge to combine her "Blue" Element with Azuki's "Green" and Celia's "Red", to create [[spoiler: "White" Element, as a counter to Takeru Yamato's "Black"]].
24th Nov '16 11:41:02 AM MiinU
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Drawn by [[BleachedUnderpants famed hentai artist]] Takeda Hiromitsu, the story takes place at Tenbi Academy, a school for the gifted as it were, where the student are taught how to use "Element". Which is loosely akin to their version of {{ki manipulation}} and {{functional magic}}. Those who can harness its power are commonly referred to as, "ability users". However, only the strongest and most proficient among them are granted the use of Maken, and only the elite become members of [[TitleDrop Maken-ki.]]

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Drawn by [[BleachedUnderpants famed hentai artist]] Takeda Hiromitsu, the story takes place at Tenbi Academy, a school for the gifted as it were, where the student students are taught how to use "Element". Which is loosely akin to their version of {{ki manipulation}} and {{functional magic}}. Those who can harness its power are commonly referred to as, "ability users". However, only the strongest and most proficient among them are granted the use of Maken, and only the elite become members of [[TitleDrop Maken-ki.]]
24th Nov '16 11:39:37 AM MiinU
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Cute highschool girls ([[WorldOfBuxom cleavage]]), duelling ([[{{Ecchi}} camel toe]]), conspiracy ([[PantyFighter PANTIES!]]), evil trying to conquer the world... What's not to love?

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Cute highschool girls ([[WorldOfBuxom cleavage]]), duelling ([[{{Ecchi}} ([[PantyFighter camel toe]]), conspiracy ([[PantyFighter PANTIES!]]), ([[GirlOnGirlIsHot lesbians!]]), evil trying to conquer the world... What's not to love?
19th Nov '16 2:16:04 AM rafi
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* ChivalrousPervert: Applies to both Takeru and Usui, albeit moreso in the latter's case.
** The anime casts Takeru in a somewhat better light than the manga does. In episode 5 (season 2), he gets stranded alone on an island with Ms. Aki, yet never tried to take advantage of the situation, while fighting his hormones half the time.
** In Usui's case, the manga has him comically go out of his way to try to prove his love for Himegami. At one point, he was perfectly willing to be incinerated by her and said he preferred to think of it as her love for him. And in chapter 56, he willingly walked into a punch from [[spoiler: Takeru Yamato]] just so he could [[YouMustBeCold cover her with his shirt.]]

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* ChivalrousPervert: Applies to both Takeru and Usui, albeit moreso Takeru, especially in the latter's case.
** The anime casts Takeru in a somewhat better light than the manga does.
anime. In episode 5 (season 2), he gets stranded alone on an island with Ms. Aki, yet never tried to take advantage of the situation, while fighting his hormones half the time.
** In Usui's case, the manga has him comically go out of his way to try to prove his love for Himegami. At one point, he was perfectly willing to be incinerated by her and said he preferred to think of it as her love for him. And in chapter 56, he willingly walked into a punch from [[spoiler: Takeru Yamato]] just so he could [[YouMustBeCold cover her with his shirt.]]
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* LovableSexManiac: Usui. The manga has him comically go out of his way to try to prove his love for Himegami. At one point, he was perfectly willing to be incinerated by her and said he preferred to think of it as her love for him. And in chapter 56, he willingly walked into a punch from [[spoiler: Takeru Yamato]] just so he could [[YouMustBeCold cover her with his shirt.]]
5th Nov '16 7:12:16 AM MiinU
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* {{Brainwashed}}: Ouken can do this to anyone he pleases, including rewriting memories and entire personalities. Therefore, everyone is ''terrified'' of him.
* CannotSpitItOut: Haruko plays this one straight to the Nth degree. The only one she's fooling, is herself.
* CantActPervertedTowardALoveInterest: Takeru towards Haruko in episode 2 of season 2, while the latter has EasyAmnesia. She even goes so far as to start stripping their clothes off, but he's very uneasy about it, and when her memories finally return, he mentions that he was waiting for this reaction to happen as she punishes him yet again.

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* {{Brainwashed}}: Ouken can do this use his "Soul Collector" ability to control anyone he pleases, pleases; including rewriting memories and entire personalities. altering their memories, or planting false ones. Therefore, everyone is ''terrified'' of him.
* CannotSpitItOut: Haruko plays this one straight to the Nth degree. The only one she's fooling, is herself.
* CantActPervertedTowardALoveInterest: Takeru towards Haruko in episode 2 of season 2, while the latter has EasyAmnesia. She even goes so far as to start stripping their clothes off, but he's very uneasy about it, and when her memories finally return, he mentions that he was waiting for this reaction to happen as she punishes him yet again.
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* DangerouslyShortSkirt: Especially if a gentle breeze just happens to be blowing at the time...

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* DangerouslyShortSkirt: Especially if a gentle breeze just happens to be blowing at Included as part of the time...female students' uniform, at Tenbi. So if there's a breeze, or if they happen to cross their legs, etc., it almost guarantees a PantyShot.


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*FictionalCountry: The series is set in Tenbi, which Himegami explains is a small autonomous region of Japan, with its own geography and government. Tenbi Academy was named after it.
28th Oct '16 9:53:37 PM MiinU
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**During the manga convention in chapter 60, Kimmi and Chacha cosplay as Alena and Manya from ''VideoGame/DragonQuestIV''.
28th Oct '16 9:47:57 PM MiinU
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* HotTeacher:
** Akaya for the girls, who often {{Squee}} when he's around.
** Aki-sensei is more a SchoolNurse, but once she has given private lesson to Takeru.

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* HotTeacher:
** Akaya
HotTeacher: Akaya's [[{{Bishonen}} easy on the eyes]], with a physique to match. So the female students at Tenbi vy for the girls, who often {{Squee}} when his attention whenever he's around.
** Aki-sensei is more a SchoolNurse, but once she has given private lesson to Takeru.
around. {{Subverted}} where the student council are concerned, as they're indifferent towards him and [[AvertedTrope his own students]] [[RunningGag diss him.]]



* SexGod: Ouken and Rudolf are near equally matched in that regard (refer to the related entry in their respective sections of the character sheet).

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* SexGod: Ouken and Rudolf Love Espada are near equally matched in that regard (refer to the related entry in their respective sections of the character sheet).
28th Sep '16 5:32:38 PM gjjones
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** And when the teams were assembling for the 'guys vs. girls' water polo match, [[http://readpanda.net/Maken-ki/10/13/ Aki, Akaya, and Minori]] arrived together along with Celia.

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** And when the teams were assembling for the 'guys vs. girls' water polo match, [[http://readpanda.net/Maken-ki/10/13/ Aki, Akaya, and Minori]] Minori arrived together along with Celia.
28th Sep '16 5:25:23 PM gjjones
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* BeachEpisode: Minori arranges for a group vacation to Okino Island for herself, Ms. Aki, and the student council, between chapters 28 and 30, which partly [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c037/8.html includes chapter 37]]. The anime loosely follows the same story in episode 13 and the OVA.

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* BeachEpisode: Minori arranges for a group vacation to Okino Island for herself, Ms. Aki, and the student council, between chapters 28 and 30, which partly [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c037/8.html includes chapter 37]].37. The anime loosely follows the same story in episode 13 and the OVA.



** In Usui's case, the manga has him comically go out of his way to try to prove his love for Himegami. At one point, he was perfectly willing to be incinerated by her and said [[http://readpanda.net/Maken-ki/24/16/ he preferred to think of it as her love for him.]] And in chapter 56, he willingly walked into a punch from [[spoiler: Takeru Yamato]] just so he could [[YouMustBeCold cover her]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c056/2.html with his shirt.]]

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** In Usui's case, the manga has him comically go out of his way to try to prove his love for Himegami. At one point, he was perfectly willing to be incinerated by her and said [[http://readpanda.net/Maken-ki/24/16/ he preferred to think of it as her love for him.]] him. And in chapter 56, he willingly walked into a punch from [[spoiler: Takeru Yamato]] just so he could [[YouMustBeCold cover her]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c056/2.html her with his shirt.]]



** The flashback in chapter 48 reveals that Yuuka [[spoiler: took Takaki's place as one of Ouken's mistresses]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c048/17.html in order to protect her.]] Which gives Takaki the impetus to briefly overcome her phobia, so she could protect her friends.

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** The flashback in chapter 48 reveals that Yuuka [[spoiler: took Takaki's place as one of Ouken's mistresses]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c048/17.html in order to protect her.]] her. Which gives Takaki the impetus to briefly overcome her phobia, so she could protect her friends.



** Himegami's such a hottie that, in chapter 49, Takeru actually paused in the middle of a battle with [[BigBad Ouken]] [[BadassGrandpa Yamato]] to [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c049/21.html stare at her ass]], when he noticed the back of her skirt was torn. She promptly [[PervertRevengeMode fried him]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c049/22.html for it.]]
** It happens again, 20 chapters later, when Takeru loses his train of thought while staring at [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c069/17.html Love Espada's ass]], as she's walking away.

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** Himegami's such a hottie that, in chapter 49, Takeru actually paused in the middle of a battle with [[BigBad Ouken]] [[BadassGrandpa Yamato]] to [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c049/21.html stare at her ass]], ass, when he noticed the back of her skirt was torn. She promptly [[PervertRevengeMode fried him]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c049/22.html him for it.]]
** It happens again, 20 chapters later, when Takeru loses his train of thought while staring at [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c069/17.html Love Espada's ass]], ass, as she's walking away.



** Uruchi usually only has eyes [[EvenTheGirlsWantHer for Haruko]], but the sight of Love Espada bending over onstage in a PlayboyBunny costume was too provocative even ''for her'' to ignore. It caused her to get a nosebleed as well, and had to be [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c070/12.html snapped out of it]] by Takaki ordering her and the others to take Espada off the stage.
** In chapter 63, Takeru asks Aki to cosplay for him to give him encouragement to study for an upcoming exam. She goes along with it, [[ReluctantFanserviceGirl despite]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c063/16.html her reservations]], but he couldn't concentrate [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c063/18.html due to fantasizing about Aki.]] Finally, after two mishaps[[note]]the first incident involved Takeru accidentally yanking her top up along with her bra, fully exposing her breasts. Later, she falls asleep on the couch and forgets that she isn't wearing a skirt. So when she woke up, Takeru got a clear shot of her panties. Aki used casting to make him forget what he saw both times[[/note]], she decides it would be best for Takeru to study on his own.

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** Uruchi usually only has eyes [[EvenTheGirlsWantHer for Haruko]], but the sight of Love Espada bending over onstage in a PlayboyBunny costume was too provocative even ''for her'' to ignore. It caused her to get a nosebleed as well, and had to be [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c070/12.html snapped out of it]] it by Takaki ordering her and the others to take Espada off the stage.
** In chapter 63, Takeru asks Aki to cosplay for him to give him encouragement to study for an upcoming exam. She goes along with it, [[ReluctantFanserviceGirl despite]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c063/16.html despite her reservations]], but he couldn't concentrate [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c063/18.html due to fantasizing about Aki.]] Aki. Finally, after two mishaps[[note]]the first incident involved Takeru accidentally yanking her top up along with her bra, fully exposing her breasts. Later, she falls asleep on the couch and forgets that she isn't wearing a skirt. So when she woke up, Takeru got a clear shot of her panties. Aki used casting to make him forget what he saw both times[[/note]], she decides it would be best for Takeru to study on his own.



* DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale: Par for the course, Haruko never gets called out for any of the times she beats up on Takeru, regardless whether he's actually at fault. Like the time Minerva swiped Haruko and Inaho's panties and forgot to give 'em back. Haruko [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c024/29.html took it out on him]], instead of her.
* DoubleStandardRapeFemaleOnFemale: There's two instances of {{attempted rape}}, which are treated [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c055/23.html as heinous]] since it was [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c011/14.html guys doing it.]] Yet, the incident where [[TheVamp Love Espada]] did the same thing to Takaki, Haruko, Minori, and Aki, is brushed off [[GirlOnGirlIsHot as fanservice.]] Takeru and Usui were only upset that they [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c069/17.html weren't there to see it.]]

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* DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale: Par for the course, Haruko never gets called out for any of the times she beats up on Takeru, regardless whether he's actually at fault. Like the time Minerva swiped Haruko and Inaho's panties and forgot to give 'em back. Haruko [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c024/29.html took it out on him]], him, instead of her.
* DoubleStandardRapeFemaleOnFemale: There's two instances of {{attempted rape}}, which are treated [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c055/23.html as heinous]] heinous since it was [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c011/14.html guys doing it.]] it. Yet, the incident where [[TheVamp Love Espada]] did the same thing to Takaki, Haruko, Minori, and Aki, is brushed off [[GirlOnGirlIsHot as fanservice.]] Takeru and Usui were only upset that they [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c069/17.html weren't there to see it.]]



* GenderBender: During chapter 19, Takeru [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c019/4.html used "Overblow"]] to briefly short out [[spoiler: Celia]]'s Maken, which is how he and the others first learned [[spoiler: Celia]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c019/8.html was really a boy.]]

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* GenderBender: During chapter 19, Takeru [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c019/4.html used "Overblow"]] "Overblow" to briefly short out [[spoiler: Celia]]'s Maken, which is how he and the others first learned [[spoiler: Celia]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c019/8.html was really a boy.]]



* GoingCommando: Haruko, Inaho, and Azuki wound up spending the entirety of chapters 22-24 [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c022/11.html without their underwear]], after Minerva used her dimensional powers to steal them, because [[CloudCuckoolander she forgot]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c024/29.html to give 'em back.]]
* GreaterScopeParagon: [[StudentCouncilPresident Takaki]] answers directly to the faculty of Tenbi Academy, who were the founders of the original [[AbsurdlyPowerfulStudentCouncil Maken-ki.]] Since they've retired, with Minori now serving as [[AlmightyJanitor the academy's principal/PE teacher]], they've [[PassingTheTorch placed Takaki in charge]] of maintaining discipline at the school and protecting its students from outside threats [[NebulousEvilOrganization such as]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c048/19.html Kamigari.]]

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* GoingCommando: Haruko, Inaho, and Azuki wound up spending the entirety of chapters 22-24 [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c022/11.html without their underwear]], underwear, after Minerva used her dimensional powers to steal them, because [[CloudCuckoolander she forgot]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c024/29.html to give 'em back.]]
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* GreaterScopeParagon: [[StudentCouncilPresident Takaki]] answers directly to the faculty of Tenbi Academy, who were the founders of the original [[AbsurdlyPowerfulStudentCouncil Maken-ki.]] Since they've retired, with Minori now serving as [[AlmightyJanitor the academy's principal/PE teacher]], they've [[PassingTheTorch placed Takaki in charge]] of maintaining discipline at the school and protecting its students from outside threats [[NebulousEvilOrganization such as]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c048/19.html Kamigari.]]as Kamigari]].



** The flashback in chapter 48 revealed Takaki would've been [[spoiler: raped]] as punishment [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c048/14.html for declining to join Kamigari]], if Yuuka hadn't saved her by [[spoiler: [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c048/17.html taking her place]] as Ouken's mistress]].

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** The flashback in chapter 48 revealed Takaki would've been [[spoiler: raped]] as punishment [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c048/14.html for declining to join Kamigari]], Kamigari, if Yuuka hadn't saved her by [[spoiler: [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c048/17.html taking [[spoiler:taking her place]] place as Ouken's mistress]].



** In the manga, Usui soon falls for Himegami, who ranges from being indifferent, to sociable towards him at best. Which finally changes at the end of chapter 65, when she tells him he just ''[[WillTheyOrWontThey might]]'' [[http://readpanda.net/Maken-ki/65/23/ have a chance with her]] [[http://readpanda.net/Maken-ki/65/24/ after all.]]

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** In the manga, Usui soon falls for Himegami, who ranges from being indifferent, to sociable towards him at best. Which finally changes at the end of chapter 65, when she tells him he just ''[[WillTheyOrWontThey might]]'' [[http://readpanda.net/Maken-ki/65/23/ have a chance with her]] [[http://readpanda.net/Maken-ki/65/24/ her after all.]]



** And during their stay on Okino Island, the girls decided to bathe an outdoor hot spring... [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c033/5.html without the guys.]] Takeru and Usui escape, moments later, and try to make it there in time to [[OutdoorBathPeeping see some skin]], but Yuuka stalls them [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c033/12.html by rigging the area with traps.]] By the time they reach the spring, the girls had already finished and were nowhere to be seen.

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** And during their stay on Okino Island, the girls decided to bathe an outdoor hot spring... [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c033/5.html without the guys.]] guys. Takeru and Usui escape, moments later, and try to make it there in time to [[OutdoorBathPeeping see some skin]], but Yuuka stalls them [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c033/12.html by rigging the area with traps.]] traps. By the time they reach the spring, the girls had already finished and were nowhere to be seen.



** It happens to the unnamed waitress featured in the 70.5 omake chapter, after she [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c070.5/5.html drops her serving tray]] and spills tea on herself. Then has an orgasm [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c070.5/7.html while still in uniform]], when Espada sucks some of it of her fingers.

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** It happens to the unnamed waitress featured in the 70.5 omake chapter, after she [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c070.5/5.html drops her serving tray]] tray and spills tea on herself. Then has an orgasm [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c070.5/7.html while still in uniform]], uniform, when Espada sucks some of it of her fingers.



* LetsFightLikeGentlemen: At Tenbi, fighting outside of duels is strictly prohibited and punished by members of Maken-ki. Challenges are issued and conducted formally, [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c003/20.html including an official]] to see that the match is fought fairly, and begins once the duelists have agreed upon the terms[[note]]each states what they're competing for, with the loser having to comply to the winner's demands[[/note]]. However, challenges ''[[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c003/5.html can be]]'' declined.

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* LetsFightLikeGentlemen: At Tenbi, fighting outside of duels is strictly prohibited and punished by members of Maken-ki. Challenges are issued and conducted formally, [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c003/20.html including an official]] official to see that the match is fought fairly, and begins once the duelists have agreed upon the terms[[note]]each states what they're competing for, with the loser having to comply to the winner's demands[[/note]]. However, challenges ''[[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c003/5.html can be]]'' ''can be'' declined.



** Despite being semi-flatchested, Himegami is considered one of the hottest girls at the academy. Her fanclub repeatedly goes on about how much they love [[HelloNurse her body]], including her [[{{pettanko}} "itty-bitty titties".]] Takeru paused during a battle with [[spoiler: [[BigBad Ouken Yamato]]]], [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c049/21.html just to stare at her ass]], when he noticed the back of her skirt was torn. And between omake chapters 61.5 and 66.5, Usui has two separate [[EroticDream wet dreams]] about her that each end with him [[spoiler: dry humping his mattress]], afterward.

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** Despite being semi-flatchested, Himegami is considered one of the hottest girls at the academy. Her fanclub repeatedly goes on about how much they love [[HelloNurse her body]], including her [[{{pettanko}} "itty-bitty titties".]] Takeru paused during a battle with [[spoiler: [[BigBad Ouken Yamato]]]], [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c049/21.html just to stare at her ass]], ass, when he noticed the back of her skirt was torn. And between omake chapters 61.5 and 66.5, Usui has two separate [[EroticDream wet dreams]] about her that each end with him [[spoiler: dry humping his mattress]], afterward.



* ManIFeelLikeAWoman: The premise of the chapter 37 bonus story, which was made in celebration of the upcoming [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c037/3.html (at that time)]] anime adaptation. Celia uses her Inversion ability to change Takeru and Usui [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c037/11.html into girls, for fun]], after they drunkenly barge in on the girls' private get-together at the beach house. The same story was later loosely adapted into the OVA[[note]]For differences between the two, see the analysis page[[/note]].

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* ManIFeelLikeAWoman: The premise of the chapter 37 bonus story, which was made in celebration of the upcoming [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c037/3.html (at that time)]] anime adaptation. adaptation at that time. Celia uses her Inversion ability to change Takeru and Usui [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c037/11.html into girls, for fun]], fun, after they drunkenly barge in on the girls' private get-together at the beach house. The same story was later loosely adapted into the OVA[[note]]For differences between the two, see the analysis page[[/note]].



* MoeCouplet: Kimi and Chacha are so close, that they have a [[TheCutie 'cute kid sis']]/{{cool big sis}} dynamic and are virtually inseparable. It was thanks to Chacha that Kimi [[ShyBluehairedGirl broke out of her shell]], due to their mutual interest in manga and cosplay. Which is best seen during the Manga Convention in chapter 60 where they cosplay [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c060/14.html as Alena and Manya]] from ''VideoGame/DragonQuestIV''.
* MoodWhiplash: A particularly horrifying case of it during chapter 58: seeing Takeru [[http://readpanda.net/Maken-ki/58/6/ joke around with Himegami]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c058/8.html and Yuuka]] only moments after he had [[spoiler: [[NoHoldsBarredBeatdown beaten Gouken Yamamto to death]]]].

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* MoeCouplet: Kimi and Chacha are so close, that they have a [[TheCutie 'cute kid sis']]/{{cool big sis}} dynamic and are virtually inseparable. It was thanks to Chacha that Kimi [[ShyBluehairedGirl broke out of her shell]], due to their mutual interest in manga and cosplay. Which is best seen during the Manga Convention in chapter 60 where they cosplay [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c060/14.html as Alena and Manya]] Manya from ''VideoGame/DragonQuestIV''.
* MoodWhiplash: A particularly horrifying case of it during chapter 58: seeing Takeru [[http://readpanda.net/Maken-ki/58/6/ joke around with Himegami]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c058/8.html Himegami and Yuuka]] Yuuka only moments after he had [[spoiler: [[NoHoldsBarredBeatdown beaten Gouken Yamamto to death]]]].



* PantyFighter: As noted in the summary, [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c027/9.html you'll be seeing]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c049/9.html plenty of the girls' undies]] during fight scenes.

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* PantyFighter: As noted in the summary, [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c027/9.html you'll be seeing]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c049/9.html plenty of the girls' undies]] undies are shown during fight scenes.



* PlotHole: A minor one occurs in chapter 26: Haruko says [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c026/4.html she never knew]] Azuki had a part-time job, [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c005/18.html despite having seen her at work in chapter 5.]]
* PowerLevels: {{Subverted}}. In ''Maken-ki!'', the characters' fighting ability is separated into two categories: their Maken's rank and their ability usage (i.e. the user's ability to properly utilize Element and to what extent). However, Minori explained that an ability user's rank [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c069/15.html is not an absolute measure of their fighting ability.]] Meaning, it's entirely possible for someone at a lower rank to defeat an opponent ranked above themselves. Such as when Azuki[[note]]'''B rank''' Maken/'''A rank''' ability user, so her ability usage exceeds her Maken's level.[[/note]] was able to [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c016/13.html fight evenly with Yan-Min]][[note]]'''S rank''' Maken/'''S rank''' ability user[[/note]].

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* PlotHole: A minor one occurs in chapter 26: Haruko says [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c026/4.html she never knew]] knew Azuki had a part-time job, [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c005/18.html despite having seen her at work in chapter 5.]]
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* PowerLevels: {{Subverted}}. In ''Maken-ki!'', the characters' fighting ability is separated into two categories: their Maken's rank and their ability usage (i.e. the user's ability to properly utilize Element and to what extent). However, Minori explained that an ability user's rank [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c069/15.html is not an absolute measure of their fighting ability.]] ability. Meaning, it's entirely possible for someone at a lower rank to defeat an opponent ranked above themselves. Such as when Azuki[[note]]'''B rank''' Maken/'''A rank''' ability user, so her ability usage exceeds her Maken's level.[[/note]] was able to [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c016/13.html fight evenly with Yan-Min]][[note]]'''S Yan-Min[[note]]'''S rank''' Maken/'''S rank''' ability user[[/note]].



* RealityEnsues: A hormone addled teenaged boy wakes up to find he's [[spoiler: been turned into a girl]] and finds themselves alone in the bathroom. So the first thing Takeru [[ADateWithRosiePalms decided to do with]] [[spoiler: her new body]] was... (see the SexyDiscretionShot entry).

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* RealityEnsues: A hormone addled hormone-addled teenaged boy wakes up to find he's [[spoiler: been turned into a girl]] and finds themselves alone in the bathroom. So the first thing Takeru [[ADateWithRosiePalms decided to do with]] [[spoiler: her new body]] was... (see the SexyDiscretionShot entry).



** In Himegami's case, her pupils become slitted, [[ChekhovsGun like a dragon's]]; usually as a sign of [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c023/36.html extreme anger.]]
** Also seen right before Love Espada struck Takeru with her "Split S" special attack. All that can be seen is [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c067/6.html a single glowing eye]], while the upper half of her face is [[FaceFramedInShadow cast in shadow.]]

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** In Himegami's case, her pupils become slitted, [[ChekhovsGun like a dragon's]]; usually as a sign of [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c023/36.html extreme anger.]]
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** Also seen right before Love Espada struck Takeru with her "Split S" special attack. All that can be seen is [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c067/6.html a single glowing eye]], eye, while the upper half of her face is [[FaceFramedInShadow cast in shadow.]]



** In chapter 14, Akaya [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c014/22.html abudcted Himegami]] to coerce Haruko, Azuki, Inaho, and Takeru into a 4-on-4 duel against the Venus Unit to assess Maken-ki's level of ability. But when it seemed he had [[spoiler: [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c023/31.html fatally shot Takeru]]]], Himegami became so enraged that [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c023/34.html she freed herself]] and was prepared to reduce Akaya to ashes. [[spoiler: Which sparked a clash between her and Minerva, for coming to his defense]].

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** In chapter 14, Akaya [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c014/22.html abudcted Himegami]] abducted Himegami to coerce Haruko, Azuki, Inaho, and Takeru into a 4-on-4 duel against the Venus Unit to assess Maken-ki's level of ability. But when it seemed he had [[spoiler: [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c023/31.html fatally shot Takeru]]]], Takeru]], Himegami became so enraged that [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c023/34.html she freed herself]] herself and was prepared to reduce Akaya to ashes. [[spoiler: Which sparked a clash between her and Minerva, for coming to his defense]].



* UnwantedRescue: Takeru means well, but the girls hate it when he keeps insisting on interferring, where his help isn't wanted and often ''not even needed''. They'll usually [[WhatTheHellHero give him an earful]] afterward, and he'll offer an apology. Except he continues to do it again, whenever any of them seems to be in danger.

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* UnwantedRescue: Takeru means well, but the girls hate it when he keeps insisting on interferring, interfering, where his help isn't wanted and often ''not even needed''. They'll usually [[WhatTheHellHero give him an earful]] afterward, and he'll offer an apology. Except he continues to do it again, whenever any of them seems to be in danger.



** In the first instance, the members of Maken-ki to took a trip to the hot springs. When the girls [[http://readpanda.net/Maken-ki/4/18/ stepped out in their bikinis]], Takeru and Usui [[http://readpanda.net/Maken-ki/4/19/ got boners.]]

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** In the first instance, the members of Maken-ki to took a trip to the hot springs. When the girls [[http://readpanda.net/Maken-ki/4/18/ stepped out in their bikinis]], bikinis, Takeru and Usui [[http://readpanda.net/Maken-ki/4/19/ got boners.]]



-->'''Ouken:'''''(at Takeru)'' [[EvilCannotComprehendGood "I don't understand--]] Why are you helping that girl? [[DeadAllAlong She isn't even]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c049/24.html a human.]] She's nothng but [[spoiler: a doll. That body is made of [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c053/7.html what's left of the real Kodama Himegami"]]]].

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-->'''Ouken:'''''(at Takeru)'' [[EvilCannotComprehendGood "I don't understand--]] Why are you helping that girl? [[DeadAllAlong She isn't even]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c049/24.html even a human.]] human]]. She's nothng but [[spoiler: a doll. That body is made of [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c053/7.html what's left of the real Kodama Himegami"]]]].Himegami]].
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