History Manga / MakenKi

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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.
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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]].
28th Sep '16 5:18:49 PM gjjones
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** The first one happened between Himegami and Takeru, in chapter 1[[note]]covered in the SuggestiveCollision entry[[/note]]. And during the fight in chapter 5, he attempts to pull [[DivingSave a diving]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c005/25.html save]], but ends up on top of her [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c005/26.html in another liplock.]]

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** The first one happened between Himegami and Takeru, in chapter 1[[note]]covered in the SuggestiveCollision entry[[/note]]. And during the fight in chapter 5, he attempts to pull [[DivingSave a diving]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c005/25.html diving save]], but ends up on top of her [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c005/26.html in another liplock.]]



** Like the time they ran into the girls' side of the hot spring to escape a rampaging bear and wound up [[ThanksForTheMammary glomping]] [[SecurityCling onto]] Himegami and Haruko, who [[PervertRevengeMode sent them flying]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c004/25.html moments later.]]

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** Like the time they ran into the girls' side of the hot spring to escape a rampaging bear and wound up [[ThanksForTheMammary glomping]] [[SecurityCling onto]] Himegami and Haruko, who [[PervertRevengeMode sent them flying]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c004/25.html moments later.]]



* AllMenArePerverts: Takeru and Usui are the main offenders, with chapter 33 in particular showing [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c033/13.html the lengths they'll go to]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c033/17.html for a chance]] to see the girls naked. But they're not the only ones, as the series' [[BigBad main antagonist]] is a DirtyOldMan.

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* AllMenArePerverts: Takeru and Usui are the main offenders, with chapter 33 in particular showing [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c033/13.html the lengths they'll go to]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c033/17.html to for a chance]] chance to see the girls naked. But they're not the only ones, as the series' [[BigBad main antagonist]] is a DirtyOldMan.



** Celia isn't shy about her affections toward Takeru and what she wants from him. So she's more than willing to [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c070/12.html dress provocatively]] and [[ThanksForTheMammary let him grope her]] to his heart's content. Except she's the one girl he tries to avoid.

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** Celia isn't shy about her affections toward Takeru and what she wants from him. So she's more than willing to [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c070/12.html dress provocatively]] provocatively and [[ThanksForTheMammary let him grope her]] to his heart's content. Except she's the one girl he tries to avoid.



* AmazonianBeauty: Azuki is the main example, being that she's one of the tallest girls at the school and has a naturally toned physique. Likewise, Demitra is the tallest among the Venus students and also [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c008/19.html shown to have toned thighs]] and calves. And both have [[BoobsOfSteel the racks to show for it.]]

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* AmazonianBeauty: Azuki is the main example, being that she's one of the tallest girls at the school and has a naturally toned physique. Likewise, Demitra is the tallest among the Venus students and also [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c008/19.html [[ShesGotLegs shown to have toned thighs]] thighs and calves.calves]]. And both have [[BoobsOfSteel the racks to show for it.]]



* BeachEpisode: Minori arranges for [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c028/5.html a group vacation]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c028/9.html 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 [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c028/5.html a group vacation]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c028/9.html vacation to Okino Island]] 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.



** If Takeru thinks someone's picking on a girl, he's likely to go into [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c005/27.html rage]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c005/28.html mode]]; especially if the girl is either Haruko, or Himegami. Which is why he keeps butting into duels, when more than half the time, [[UnwantedRescue his help isn't needed.]]

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** If Takeru thinks someone's picking on a girl, he's likely to go into [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c005/27.html rage]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c005/28.html mode]]; rage mode; especially if the girl is either Haruko, or Himegami. Which is why he keeps butting into duels, when more than half the time, [[UnwantedRescue his help isn't needed.]]



* BigBad: Ouken Yamato is the driving force behind Kamigari's actions, using [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections his power and influence]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c034/3.html in Tenbi's government]] to investigate the Ama no Iwato seal atop Amanohara. While also plotting to [[spoiler: capture Himegami, whose Orochi blood is the key to breaking it]].

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* BigBad: Ouken Yamato is the driving force behind Kamigari's actions, using [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections his power and influence]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c034/3.html in Tenbi's government]] government to investigate the Ama no Iwato seal atop Amanohara. While also plotting to [[spoiler: capture Himegami, whose Orochi blood is the key to breaking it]].



** Haruko got an assist from Kimi, who used her "Comic Star" ability [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c006/21.html to enhance her speed.]] Which enabled her to get across campus in time to save Takeru and Uruchi [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c006/29.html from Kumi]], just as she'd been about to finish them off.
** Near the end of chapter 24, Minori [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c024/17.html shattered Kagezuchi's fireball with her fist]], only moments before Usui and Akaya would've been incinerated.

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** In chapter 6, Haruko got an assist from Kimi, who used her "Comic Star" ability [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c006/21.html to enhance her speed.]] speed. Which enabled her to get across campus in time to save Takeru and Uruchi [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c006/29.html from Kumi]], Kumi, just as she'd been about to finish them off.
** Near the end of chapter 24, Minori [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c024/17.html shattered Kagezuchi's fireball with her fist]], fist, only moments before Usui and Akaya would've been incinerated.



** [[spoiler: Yan-Min]] heralds her return appearance in chapter 75 [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c075/20.html with a flying kick]], just as Idaten and Serin were about to double team Haruko.

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** [[spoiler: Yan-Min]] heralds her return appearance in chapter 75 [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c075/20.html with a flying kick]], kick, just as Idaten and Serin were about to double team Haruko.



* BigGood: Minori feels her time has passed and believes that it's the newer generation's responsibility to safeguard the academy. So [[PassingTheTorch she defers to Takaki's judgement]], making her the de facto leader at Tenbi [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c048/19.html and its protector.]]

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* BigGood: Minori feels her time has passed and believes that it's the newer generation's responsibility to safeguard the academy. So [[PassingTheTorch she defers to Takaki's judgement]], making her the de facto leader at Tenbi [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c048/19.html and its protector.]]



** In chapter 12, Minerva has a conversation with Himegami, in which, Himegami's irises briefly [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c012/33.html become slitted like a dragon's.]] There's a reason for that: it's because she's [[spoiler: Yamato no Orochi's daughter]].
** Minerva mentioned she can [[AuraVision see Element itself]], which is how Himegami realized Minerva could see [[ISeeDeadPeople her 'true form'.]] And in chapter 53, it was how Ouken knew that [[spoiler: the real Himegami [[DeadAllAlong had died long ago.]] Because he [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c049/23.html could also see]] that [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c053/14.html her Element]] had simply taken metaphysical form in her likeness]].
** 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 [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c028/22.html until it becomes Magatama.]] Which happened thirty chapters later, after the stones had absored enough of Takeru's Element; making it possible for Yuuka to [[spoiler: [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c058/7.html bring Himegami back to life]]]].

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** In chapter 12, Minerva has a conversation with Himegami, in which, Himegami's irises briefly [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c012/33.html become slitted like a dragon's.]] dragon's. There's a reason for that: it's because she's [[spoiler: Yamato no Orochi's daughter]].
** Minerva mentioned she can [[AuraVision see Element itself]], which is how Himegami realized Minerva could see [[ISeeDeadPeople her 'true form'.]] And in chapter 53, it was how Ouken knew that [[spoiler: the real Himegami [[DeadAllAlong had died long ago.]] Because he [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c049/23.html could also see]] see that [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c053/14.html her Element]] Element had simply taken metaphysical form in her likeness]].
** 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 [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c028/22.html until it becomes Magatama.]] Magatama. Which happened thirty chapters later, after the stones had absored absorbed enough of Takeru's Element; making it possible for Yuuka to [[spoiler: [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c058/7.html bring Himegami back to life]]]].life]].
26th Sep '16 4:19:31 PM MiinU
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Cute highschool girls ([[{{GagBoobs}} 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 ([[{{GagBoobs}} ([[WorldOfBuxom cleavage]]), duelling ([[{{Ecchi}} camel toe]]), conspiracy ([[PantyFighter PANTIES!]]), evil trying to conquer the world... What's not to love?



* {{Fanservice}}: All over the place. It might be easier to keep track of the moments when this trope isn't being used. The OVA's takes this UpToEleven.

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* {{Fanservice}}: All over You'll be seeing so many upskirt panty shots, camel toe, and cleavage, that it becomes easy to forget that there's actually a story. Make that double for the place. It might be easier to keep track of anime, which hardly bothers with the moments when this trope isn't being used. The OVA's takes this UpToEleven.plot at all before ditching it completely, in favor of [[HotterAndSexier ramping up the T&A.]]



* InvincibleVillain: Love Espada. To date, she's defeated everyone who's tried to face her with minimal effort (noted in the GodModeSue entry on the [[YMMV/MakenKi YMMV page]]).



* LampshadeHanging: Done in the manga's fifth omake chapter, which specifically captions Himegami as [[PantyShot "Panty Flash]] [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c005.5/5.html Specialist"]], due to how often you'll be seeing them during her scenes.

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* LampshadeHanging: Done *JizzedInMyPants:
**It happens to the unnamed waitress featured
in the manga's fifth 70.5 omake chapter, which specifically captions Himegami as [[PantyShot "Panty Flash]] after she [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c005.com/manga/maken_ki/c070.5/5.html Specialist"]], 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.
**Espada has the same thing happen during chapter 79. Except, in her case, it was
due to how often you'll be seeing them during her scenes.taking an attack from [[spoiler: Azuki's newly evolved Maken]] which was strong enough [[BloodFromTheMouth to draw blood from her.]] The next scene is a full-page spread of Espada [[InterplayOfSexAndViolence smiling with a full faced blush]], as she squirts - complete with a sound effect hiragana and a ♥.
25th Sep '16 8:20:06 PM MiinU
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** [[spoiler: Yan-Min]] heralds her return appearance in chapter 76 [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c075/19.html with a flying kick]], just as Idaten and Serin were about to double team Haruko.

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** [[spoiler: Yan-Min]] heralds her return appearance in chapter 76 75 [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c075/19.com/manga/maken_ki/c075/20.html with a flying kick]], just as Idaten and Serin were about to double team Haruko.
25th Sep '16 8:18:16 PM MiinU
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**[[spoiler: Yan-Min]] heralds her return appearance in chapter 76 [[http://www.mangatown.com/manga/maken_ki/c075/19.html with a flying kick]], just as Idaten and Serin were about to double team Haruko.



* CatapultNightmare: PlayedForLaughs in episode 9 (season 2). Azuki has one about waking up in bed with [[spoiler: Takaki]], after being roped into going on a pretend date with her. During the dream, [[spoiler: Takaki]] blushes over Azuki being [[TheirFirstTime "her first"]] and asks if they can do it again, until she comes down with a sudden case of MorningSickness and runs off to the bathroom. The [[GilliganCut scene shifts]] to the delivery room, where she gives birth to [[spoiler: Yuuka]], which causes Azuki to wake up screaming.



** And the flashback in chapter 69 shows what happened the last time Haruko, Takaki, and Minori, tried to stop Love Espada from stripping her opponent, afer defeating her. She defeated all three of them at once, then stripped them just as she'd done to the other girl, and [[spoiler: had her way with them]].
* CrashIntoHello: Which is how Himegami first met Takeru, by landing on top of him after she fell from a tree branch.

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** And the flashback **There's two involving Love Espada. The first being in chapter 69 shows what happened 76, where she coaxes Kyoki into one of the last time Haruko, Takaki, club rooms, as Usui and Minori, tried to stop Love Espada Himegami eavesdrop on them [[SexyDiscretionShot from stripping outside.]] While chapter 79 has her opponent, afer defeating her. She defeated all three leave another group of girls half naked and disheveled at her feet, with two of them at once, then stripped them just as she'd done to the other girl, and [[spoiler: had her way with them]].
still trembling in orgasm.
* CrashIntoHello: Which is how Himegami first met Takeru, Takeru: by landing on top of him after she fell from a tree branch.
23rd Sep '16 11:50:07 PM MiinU
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** The manga stops censoring toplessness starting with chapter 74, where [[spoiler: Ms. Aki]]'s nipples are seen during a brief flashback.

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** The manga stops censoring toplessness starting with **As of chapter 74, where the manga no longer censors toplessness. [[spoiler: Ms. Aki]]'s nipples are seen shown during a brief flashback.flashback near the beginning, and we're given a close-up of [[spoiler: Yuuka]]'s on the opening page of the next chapter.
23rd Sep '16 11:44:54 PM MiinU
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** Also {{subverted}} with Rudolf (a living teddy bear), who reverts to normal after expending his power to save Himegami from a random thug. Afterward, he's still "alive", but no longer able to move.

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** Also {{subverted}} with Rudolf (a living teddy bear), who reverts to normal after expending expenlding his power to save Himegami from a random thug. Afterward, he's still "alive", but no longer able to move.


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**The manga stops censoring toplessness starting with chapter 74, where [[spoiler: Ms. Aki]]'s nipples are seen during a brief flashback.
10th Sep '16 5:07:06 PM TheKaizerreich
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[[WebVideo/CinemaSins "Roll credits!"]]
4th Sep '16 7:13:38 PM MiinU
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Cute high-school girls, [[{{GagBoobs}} boobs,]] duelling, [[{{Ecchi}} tits,]] conspiracy, [[RuleOfThree breasts,]] evil taking over the world... What's not to love?

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Cute high-school girls, [[{{GagBoobs}} boobs,]] duelling, [[{{Ecchi}} tits,]] conspiracy, [[RuleOfThree breasts,]] highschool girls ([[{{GagBoobs}} cleavage]]), duelling ([[{{Ecchi}} camel toe]]), conspiracy ([[PantyFighter PANTIES!]]), evil taking over trying to conquer the world... What's not to love?
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