History Manga / Narutaru

7th Apr '17 7:52:12 AM SuperFeatherYoshi
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* SpoilerOpening: The intro isn't as innocuous as first appears, and even references some manga-only twists. i.e., Hiroko's firast apparition features a malicious-looking [[AlphaBitch Aki]] and several "100% on the background, implying Aki's "role" as her bully [[DrivenByEnvy and the reason why.]]

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* SpoilerOpening: The intro isn't as innocuous as first appears, and even references some manga-only twists. i.e., Hiroko's firast apparition first appearance features a malicious-looking [[AlphaBitch Aki]] and several "100% "100%" on the background, implying Aki's "role" as her bully [[DrivenByEnvy and the reason why.]]
1st Apr '17 7:51:17 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* ShownTheirWork: MohiroKitoh is a big aviation nut and his knowledge of aircraft shines through with his depictions of Shiina's dad's work and the JASDF.

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* ShownTheirWork: ShownTheirWork:
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MohiroKitoh is a big aviation nut and his knowledge of aircraft shines through with his depictions of Shiina's dad's work and the JASDF.JASDF.
** Also, interesting to note is how he nails down some lesser known characteristics of Down's Syndrome during a brief appearance by a minor character with the condition. Said character is a florist who has managed to earn several minor government contracts for state funerals and such because of his meticulousness. People with Down's often become almost superhumanly good at certain tasks because the fact they ''know'' they're mentally challenged makes them more careful about things and work harder than a "normal" person would think they need to.
** Kito is also a fluent Russian speaker, so Shiina occasionally would wear a T-shirt that says "Samolet", or "Plane". The chapter in Moscow is written with his original research.
* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVersusCynicism: This series lies on the far, ''far'' end of the cynical side. Depending on your view of the world, it can start to feel like {{wangst}}.
* SmugSnake: Tatsumi Miyako and Aki Honda.
* SocialDarwinist: Tomonori Komori
* SoundtrackDissonance: The anime OP song. Enough said.
* SpoilerOpening: The intro isn't as innocuous as first appears, and even references some manga-only twists. i.e., Hiroko's firast apparition features a malicious-looking [[AlphaBitch Aki]] and several "100% on the background, implying Aki's "role" as her bully [[DrivenByEnvy and the reason why.]]
* StuffedIntoTheFridge: Subverted when [[spoiler:Shiina is killed very suddenly and very messily right after it's insinuated she might not actually be the main character, almost as though she's outlived her usefulness to the plot. Thankfully, she's reborn a couple of chapters later, and very much remains the protagonist.]] Played straight with [[spoiler:Norio, who is killed off in an extremely gruesome manner more or less just to break Takeo further, and with Misono, who's killed off right after her and Shiina's reconciliation, and her death is part of what pushed her into fully embracing her role as a WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds.]]
* SubvertedKidsShow: Though targeted to a seinen audience, this is the only explanation for the [[TrailersAlwaysLie tone of the opening as compared to]] [[MindScrew the subject matter]]. All the characters are cheerily illustrated, dancing to a bubblegum folk sound. Are you ready for this, kids?
* SurpriseCreepy
* TeensAreMonsters: See a pattern here? At one point, highschooler Satomi Ozawa uses her shadow dragon Amapola to [[spoiler:gas a whole field of soldiers to death with toxic pollen]]... and that's a relatively ''mild'' example!
* ThereAreNoTherapists: Though if there ''were'', we wouldn't have nearly the same story.
* TheyWouldCutYouUp: Why Akira would rather keep the shadow dragon issue hush-hush.
* [[ThisIsSomethingHesGotToDoHimself This Is Something I've Got To Do Myself]]: In the manga, Shiina accepts missions too dangerous for a girl her age, saying she feels she's gotta do it.
* TomatoInTheMirror: In the manga. [[spoiler:At one point, it's made to look as though Shiina might not be the main character after all, given where Hoshimaru's loyalties really lie. It turns out she ''still'' is, though.]]
* TomatoSurprise: Again, manga only. [[spoiler:Why can't Shiina link with Hoshimaru? Because he was never ''her'' dragon in the first place, and instead belongs to her ally Takeo Tsurumaru. [[HeroicBSOD She doesn't react well to the revelation]], bless her.]]
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Shiina and either Akira or Hiroko.
* TorchesAndPitchforks: How most people react after learning that not only are the monsters real, but some of them are responsible for [[spoiler:the nuclear apocalypse]].
* TraumaCongaLine: [[spoiler:The final result is only shown in the manga, but even so. Poor, ''poor'' Shiina.]]
* {{Tsundere}}: Satomi Ozawa, especially towards her ex-boyfriend Bungo. Norio qualifies as a male example, though given that his love interest is such a jerk, his deredere side doesn't show much.
* TurbineBlender: How Bungo's dragon meets its end.
* {{Ubermensch}}: Naozumi Sudo.
* UglyGuyHotWife: Aki Satou and her fiancé.
** Shiina's parents. Good thing that their daughter[[spoiler:s and granddaughter]] took the looks after Misono rather than Shunji.
* UnexplainedRecovery: [[spoiler:Shiina, in the manga. Getting cut in half by vulcan rounds would be a totally unambiguous death in normal circumstances... but then Shiina is mysteriously ''reborn'' at the island where her grandparents live.]]
** ''Might'' be explained by how [[spoiler: her and Mamiko's shared ''actual'' dragon, Sheol, is the Earth itself.]]
* UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans: Sudo and Komori both have their own plans that involve this.
* VaginaDentata: Norio's dragon is ''named'' this; fittingly enough, its head does look a bit like a toothy vagina.
* VillainProtagonist: [[spoiler: an alternate interpretation for Shiina from those who believe she and Mamiko went a little too far with their planet-wide genocide.]]
* VitriolicBestBuds: Takeo and Norio.
* WeCanRuleTogether: Portrayed more credibly than usual. [[spoiler: Akira and Shiina receive offers from Hiroko (Shiina), Sudo and Komori (Akira). None go well.]]
* WellExcuseMePrincess: Satomi's relationship with Bungo.
* WhatDoesSheSeeInHim: It is revealed that Aki Sato's boyfriend is not some millionaire or politician, but a humble, ugly (and possibly mildly mentally-handicapped) florist.
* WhamEpisode: While Akira's introductory chapter/episode makes things quite a bit darker than they initially appeared, it's her and Shiina's encounter with Komori that sets the true tone of the series. Hiro-chan's arc and volume 10 of the manga deliver big whams, too.
* WholesomeCrossdresser: Norio, to a degree.
* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: [[spoiler:Hiroko. ''"Anything I don't like, I'll destroy."'']] Fortunately for the world, she fails. Then again, much later in the manga [[spoiler: Shiina succeeds with this trope.]] It's ''not'' pretty.
* WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity: Some of the kids become ''very'' aware of the power that their shadow dragons give them, and end up abusing it.
* {{Yandere}}: Hiro-chan.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Shiina ''literally'' has blue hair.
1st Apr '17 7:40:22 PM GlitteringFlowers
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** Shiina begins the series with GirlishPigtails, switches to a BobHaircut [[spoiler: after entering junir high]], and has shoulder-length hair [[spoiler: after she goes WoobieDestroyerOrWorlds with Mamiko.]]

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** Shiina begins the series with GirlishPigtails, switches to a BobHaircut [[spoiler: after entering junir high]], and has shoulder-length hair [[spoiler: after she goes WoobieDestroyerOrWorlds WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds with Mamiko.]]



%%* FateWorseThanDeath: [[spoiler: Komori, in the manga.]]

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%%* * FateWorseThanDeath: [[spoiler: Komori, in In the manga.manga, Komori's corpse and his Dragonet are found by the military and experimented on. Last time they're seen they're hooked-up to machines that keep Komori from merging with his Dragon and turned into an Otohime, therefore keeping them half-dead.]]



%%* MamaBear: Jane Franklin.

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%%* * MamaBear: Jane Franklin.Franklin's son Robert is an IllBoy who has been captured by the military alongside his dragon. His ActionMom joins forces with Takeo and Shiina, and she will NOT stop until she rescues her kid. [[spoiler: Heartbreakingly, she succeeds in getting Robert back... but the poor boy falls victim to his illness in her arms.]]
30th Mar '17 11:03:12 PM Eagal
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* ActionGirl: Shiina.
* ActionMom: Jane Franklin, a manga-only character.

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* %%* ActionGirl: Shiina.
* %%* ActionMom: Jane Franklin, a manga-only character.



* BadassNormal: Takeo, [[spoiler:despite actually having a Shadow Dragon of his own]].
* BaitAndSwitchCredits: Probably ''the'' most pronounced example.
* BerserkButton: Do ''not'' beat up on Satomi in front of Bungo, or he ''will'' kick you in the ribs. Satomi herself, meanwhile, hates it when anyone insinuates that she's weak.

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* BadassNormal: Takeo, [[spoiler:despite actually having a Shadow Dragon of his own]].
* BaitAndSwitchCredits: Probably ''the'' most pronounced example.
%%* BaitAndSwitchCredits
* BerserkButton: Do ''not'' beat up on Satomi in front of Bungo, or he ''will'' kick you in the ribs. Satomi herself, meanwhile, hates it when anyone insinuates that she's weak.



* BlackAndGrayMorality

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* %%* BlackAndGrayMorality



* {{Bowdlerise}}d: The manga received a fair amount of edits when it was released in English, with Dark Horse removing entire pages from one volume and getting Kitoh to redraw a certain infamous scene from the same; only seven volumes were even published in the United States.

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* {{Bowdlerise}}d: {{Bowdlerise}}:
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The manga received a fair amount of edits when it was released in English, with Dark Horse removing entire pages from one volume and getting Kitoh to redraw a certain infamous scene from the same; only seven volumes were even published in the United States.



* BreakHisHeartToSaveHim: Happens at the end of the Broomstick arc.

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* %%* BreakHisHeartToSaveHim: Happens at the end of the Broomstick arc.



* BuryYourGays: [[spoiler: Poor Norio gets what has to be the most horrendous death out of ''anyone''.]]

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* BuryYourGays: [[spoiler: Poor Norio gets what has to be the most horrendous death out of ''anyone''.]]



* TheCasanova: Takeo Tsurumaru

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* %%* TheCasanova: Takeo Tsurumaru



* ChildrenAreInnocent: Subverted ''big-time''.

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* %%* ChildrenAreInnocent: Subverted ''big-time''.Subverted



* ComingOfAgeStory: The ''bad'' kind.

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* ComingOfAgeStory: The ''bad'' kind.%%* ComingOfAgeStory




* CrapsaccharineWorld: As is typical of MohiroKitoh manga. It really isn't as cute as it initially appears.
** CrapsackWorld: And as [[FromBadToWorse things get worse and worse]], it eventually stops trying to appear cute.
** Go back to the top of the page for a second, and check out the "Crowning Moments" buttons. ''Look at what two buttons are missing.''

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\n* CrapsaccharineWorld: As is typical of MohiroKitoh manga. It really isn't as cute as it initially appears.\n** %%* CrapsaccharineWorld
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CrapsackWorld: And as [[FromBadToWorse things get worse and worse]], it eventually stops trying to appear cute.
** Go back to the top of the page for a second, and check out the "Crowning Moments" buttons. ''Look at what two buttons are missing.''



* CuteAndPsycho: Akira, to some extent.
* CutShort / LeftHanging: The anime ended halfway through the story, giving very little closure; either there wasn't enough of an audience to keep going, or the producers were afraid of tackling [[NightmareFuel what was coming next]]. Or both.

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* %%* CuteAndPsycho: Akira, to some extent.
* CutShort / LeftHanging: CutShort: The anime ended halfway through the story, giving very little closure; either there wasn't enough of an audience to keep going, or the producers were afraid of tackling [[NightmareFuel what was coming next]]. Or both.



* {{Determinator}}: [[spoiler:Norio]]

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* %%* {{Determinator}}: [[spoiler:Norio]]



* DisproportionateRetribution: Oh, man. Satomi develops a murderous grudge against Shiina that started just because the latter ''made fun of the name of her school''. In the manga, Sudo shoots two delinquents to death just for throwing a bag of trash into a river... and let's not even get ''started'' on what the city thugs do.
* DownerEnding: In the manga.

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* DisproportionateRetribution: Oh, man. Satomi develops a murderous grudge against Shiina that started just because the latter ''made fun of the name of her school''. In the manga, Sudo shoots two delinquents to death just for throwing a bag of trash into a river... and let's not even get ''started'' on what the city thugs do.
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river.
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DownerEnding: In the manga.



* TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt: [[spoiler: Only in the manga, though.]]

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* %%* TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt: [[spoiler: Only in the manga, though.]]



* FateWorseThanDeath: [[spoiler: Komori, in the manga.]]

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* %%* FateWorseThanDeath: [[spoiler: Komori, in the manga.]]



* '''''FromBadToWorse''''': Oh, damn yeah.

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* '''''FromBadToWorse''''': Oh, damn yeah.%%* FromBadToWorse



* [[spoiler: GeniusLoci: The Earth is a shadow dragon, Shiina's specifically.]]

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* [[spoiler: GeniusLoci: The Earth is a shadow dragon, Shiina's specifically.]]



* GenreShift: When the horror elements kick in, they ''kick in.''

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* GenreShift: When the horror elements kick in, they ''kick in.''%%* GenreShift



* GovernmentConspiracy: In the manga.

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* %%* GovernmentConspiracy: In the manga.



* HarmfulToMinors: Oh boy...

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* HarmfulToMinors: Oh boy...%%* HarmfulToMinors



* HopeSpot: [[spoiler:The last chapter of the manga. Shiina seems to have recovered from her father's death and is living happily with her mother. She and her mother head out to visit Akira in hospital... only for an angry mob to shoot up her mother's car, Akira to fall out of the hospital window in an apparent suicide, Takeo and Hoshimaru to be killed by a gang of thugs--after which Shiina and Mamiko initiate TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt. Afterwards, Shiina, heavily pregnant with Takeo's (who was dying from radiation poisoning) baby, is shown walking around the ruins of the buildings she used to know, unable to muster up the will to do anything more for the world.]] What was that about hope?

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* HopeSpot: [[spoiler:The last chapter of the manga. Shiina seems to have recovered from her father's death and is living happily with her mother. She and her mother head out to visit Akira in hospital... only for an angry mob to shoot up her mother's car, Akira to fall out of the hospital window in an apparent suicide, Takeo and Hoshimaru to be killed by a gang of thugs--after which Shiina and Mamiko initiate TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt. Afterwards, Shiina, heavily pregnant with Takeo's (who was dying from radiation poisoning) baby, is shown walking around the ruins of the buildings she used to know, unable to muster up the will to do anything more for the world.]] What was that about hope?]]



* [[ImplacableMan Implacable Mon]]: Satomi's dragon Amapola, after "evolving" into its more humanoid form. [[spoiler:It takes an intervention from the Virgin Princess to defeat it and save Shiina's life.]]

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* [[ImplacableMan Implacable Mon]]: ImplacableMan: Satomi's dragon Amapola, after "evolving" into its more humanoid form. [[spoiler:It takes an intervention from the Virgin Princess to defeat it and save Shiina's life.]]



* KidsAreCruel
* KillEmAll: Come on people! BreakTheCutie! ''I dare you''...
* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler:Tomonori Komori, early on]]. The death toll rises from there.
* KillerRabbit: [[spoiler:Hoshimaru, pretty much]]

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* %%* KidsAreCruel
* KillEmAll: Come on people! BreakTheCutie! ''I dare you''...
* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler:Tomonori Komori, early on]]. The death toll rises from there.
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%%* KillEmAll
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KillerRabbit: [[spoiler:Hoshimaru, pretty much]]



* KnifeNut: Komori.
* LittleMissBadass: Mamiko Kuri.
* LittlestCancerPatient: [[spoiler: Poor little Robert Franklin...]]

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* %%* KnifeNut: Komori.
* %%* LittleMissBadass: Mamiko Kuri.
* %%* LittlestCancerPatient: [[spoiler: Poor little Robert Franklin...Franklin.]]



* LonelyRichKid: Hiro-chan.
* LoveHurts

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* %%* LonelyRichKid: Hiro-chan.
* %%* LoveHurts



* MamaBear: Jane Franklin.
* ManipulativeBastard: Sudo, [[spoiler: Takeo]].

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* %%* MamaBear: Jane Franklin.
* %%* ManipulativeBastard: Sudo, [[spoiler: Takeo]].



* MoodWhiplash: '''''VERY MUCH'''''.

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* MoodWhiplash: '''''VERY MUCH'''''.%%* MoodWhiplash



* NaiveEverygirl: Shiina starts out as one. Logically, she doesn't stay like that.

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* %%* NaiveEverygirl: Shiina starts out as one. Logically, she doesn't stay like that.Shiina



* OneSteveLimit: Averted, since there are two minor yet notable characters named Aki; apart from the nasty Alpha Bitch Aki Honda, there's also Tatsumi Miyako's SexySecretary, Aki Sato. It's a good thing no one mixes them up with each other, or with Akira, for that matter...

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* OneSteveLimit: Averted, since there are two minor yet notable characters named Aki; apart from the nasty Alpha Bitch Aki Honda, there's also Tatsumi Miyako's SexySecretary, Aki Sato. It's a good thing no one mixes them up with each other, or with Akira, for that matter...



* RapeAsDrama: [[spoiler:Poor Hiro-chan and Norio...]]

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* %%* RapeAsDrama: [[spoiler:Poor Hiro-chan and Norio...]]Norio.



* RefugeInAudacity: The anime opening. ''Oh so very much''.

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* %%* RefugeInAudacity: The anime opening. ''Oh so very much''.opening



* RidiculouslyCuteCritter: Hoshimaru... or so it seems.

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* %%* RidiculouslyCuteCritter: Hoshimaru... or so it seems.Hoshimaru



* [[spoiler: RocksFallEveryoneDies]]: Well, in the manga [[spoiler:giant hands come out of the earth and bitchslap all of human existance into dust]]. No, really.

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* [[spoiler: RocksFallEveryoneDies]]: RocksFallEveryoneDies: Well, in the manga [[spoiler:giant hands come out of the earth and bitchslap all of human existance into dust]]. No, really.dust]].



* ShadowArchetype: Shiina and Mamiko.

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* %%* ShadowArchetype: Shiina and Mamiko.



* ShrinkingViolet: Akira - to the ''highest'' degree - and Miyoko.

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* %%* ShrinkingViolet: Akira - to the ''highest'' degree - and Miyoko.
30th Mar '17 10:51:57 PM Eagal
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** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIF5BLyh3Mk THIS!!!]] It's self-explanatory when far too many comments say that "THE OPENING IS A LIE!!!
*** Subverted by the [[LyricalDissonance lyrical content]] of the opening... which seems to be a good metaphor for Narutaru itself.
*** GenreSavvy viewers will probably catch on some... [[SpoilerOpening important details about the plot]] hidden in the supposedly cutesy OP video, such as: Akira's link to her Dragon [[FaintingSeer causing her to collapse]], [[spoiler: Hiroko being horribly bullied by Aki and Co.]], the presence of [[spoiler: Shiina's sister aka the Virgin Princess]], [[spoiler: Hiroko obtaining Oni as her own Dragon]], and even [[spoiler: Shiina's manga-only death by being vaporized.]]
*** Compare ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'''s opening.

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** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIF5BLyh3Mk THIS!!!]] It's self-explanatory when far too many comments say that "THE OPENING IS A LIE!!!
*** Subverted by the [[LyricalDissonance lyrical content]] of the opening... which seems to be a good metaphor for Narutaru itself.
*** GenreSavvy viewers will probably catch on some... [[SpoilerOpening important details about the plot]] hidden in the supposedly cutesy OP video, such as: Akira's link to her Dragon [[FaintingSeer causing her to collapse]], [[spoiler: Hiroko being horribly bullied by Aki and Co.]], the presence of [[spoiler: Shiina's sister aka the Virgin Princess]], [[spoiler: Hiroko obtaining Oni as her own Dragon]], and even [[spoiler: Shiina's manga-only death by being vaporized.]]
*** Compare ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'''s opening.
30th Mar '17 10:48:39 PM Eagal
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** FridgeHorror: [[spoiler:Shiina had sex with Takeo]], who was dying of radiation poisoning at the time. Do the math.
6th Mar '17 8:06:57 PM Twiddler
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''Naru Taru'' was created by MohiroKitoh, who also created the HumongousMecha series ''Manga/{{Bokurano}}'', while the anime was penned by Creator/ChiakiKonaka, writer of ''Anime/SerialExperimentsLain'' and ''Anime/DigimonTamers''.

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''Naru Taru'' was created by MohiroKitoh, Creator/MohiroKitoh, who also created the HumongousMecha series ''Manga/{{Bokurano}}'', while the anime was penned by Creator/ChiakiKonaka, writer of ''Anime/SerialExperimentsLain'' and ''Anime/DigimonTamers''.
23rd Feb '17 2:08:43 PM GlitteringFlowers
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*** Subverted by the [[LyricalDissonance lyrical content]] of the opening... which seems to be a good metaphor for Narutaru itself. *** GenreSavvy viewers will probably catch on some... [[SpoilerOpening important details about the plot]] hidden in the supposedly cutesy OP video, such as: Akira's link to her Dragon [[FaintingSeer causing her to collapse]], [[spoiler: Hiroko being horribly bullied by Aki and Co.]], the presence of [[spoiler: Shiina's sister aka the Virgin Princess]], [[spoiler: Hiroko obtaining Oni as her own Dragon]], and even [[spoiler: Shiina's manga-only death by being vaporized.]]

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*** Subverted by the [[LyricalDissonance lyrical content]] of the opening... which seems to be a good metaphor for Narutaru itself. itself.
*** GenreSavvy viewers will probably catch on some... [[SpoilerOpening important details about the plot]] hidden in the supposedly cutesy OP video, such as: Akira's link to her Dragon [[FaintingSeer causing her to collapse]], [[spoiler: Hiroko being horribly bullied by Aki and Co.]], the presence of [[spoiler: Shiina's sister aka the Virgin Princess]], [[spoiler: Hiroko obtaining Oni as her own Dragon]], and even [[spoiler: Shiina's manga-only death by being vaporized.]]



* CruelAndUnusualDeath: Definitely a few of these in here. [[spoiler:Norio]]'s death has to take the cake, though.

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* CruelAndUnusualDeath: Definitely a few of these in here. [[spoiler:Norio]]'s death has to take the cake, though.though, though [[spoiler: Aki Honda]]'s comes off quite close.


Added DiffLines:

** Shiina begins the series with GirlishPigtails, switches to a BobHaircut [[spoiler: after entering junir high]], and has shoulder-length hair [[spoiler: after she goes WoobieDestroyerOrWorlds with Mamiko.]]
23rd Feb '17 1:46:54 PM GlitteringFlowers
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*** Subverted by the [[LyricalDissonance lyrical content]] of the opening... which seems to be a good metaphor for Narutaru itself. *** GenreSavvy viewers will probably catch on some... [[SpoilerOpening important details about the plot]] hidden in the supposedly cutesy OP video, such as: Akira's link to her Dragon [[FaintingSeer causing her to collapse]], [[spoiler: Hiroko being horribly bullied by Aki and Co.]], the presence of [[spoiler: Shiina's sister aka the Virgin Princess]], [[spoiler: Hiroko obtaining Oni as her own Dragon]], and even [[spoiler: Shiina's death by being vaporized.]]

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*** Subverted by the [[LyricalDissonance lyrical content]] of the opening... which seems to be a good metaphor for Narutaru itself. *** GenreSavvy viewers will probably catch on some... [[SpoilerOpening important details about the plot]] hidden in the supposedly cutesy OP video, such as: Akira's link to her Dragon [[FaintingSeer causing her to collapse]], [[spoiler: Hiroko being horribly bullied by Aki and Co.]], the presence of [[spoiler: Shiina's sister aka the Virgin Princess]], [[spoiler: Hiroko obtaining Oni as her own Dragon]], and even [[spoiler: Shiina's manga-only death by being vaporized.]]



* LockedOutOfTheLoop: In the anime, it's implied that [[spoiler: Shiina didn't tell her father that Hiroko died ''and'' was the one behind his almost death.]]



* RedemptionEqualsDeath: [[spoiler: Misono. Right after we get to see ''her'' side of the story, as well as having her reunite with Shiina and patch things up, she's shot to death.]]

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* RedemptionEqualsDeath: [[spoiler: Misono. Right after we the readers get to see ''her'' side of the story, as well as having her reunite with Shiina and patch things up, she's shot to death.death while trying to save her from an angry mob.]]



* ShownTheirWork: MohiroKitoh is a big aviation nut and his knowledge of aircraft shines through with his depictions of Shiina's dad's work and the JASDF.
** Also, interesting to note is how he nails down some lesser

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* ShownTheirWork: MohiroKitoh is a big aviation nut and his knowledge of aircraft shines through with his depictions of Shiina's dad's work and the JASDF. \n** Also, interesting to note is how he nails down some lesser
23rd Feb '17 5:13:12 AM GlitteringFlowers
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** There was also some Bowdlerisation in the anime adaptation. Many of the more shocking events happen off-screen (though to be fair the anime doesn't cover the second half of the manga, where some of the worse things take place), and the anime is even reluctant to show blood most of the time. .i.e, while [[spoiler: Aki Honda's horrifying death]] still happens, the worst parts (like [[spoiler: being raped and torn in half by Oni]] are given {{Gory Discretion Shot}}s.

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** There was also some Bowdlerisation in the anime adaptation. Many of the more shocking events happen off-screen (though to be fair the anime doesn't cover the second half of the manga, where some of the worse things take place), and the anime is even reluctant to show blood most of the time. .i.e, while [[spoiler: Aki Honda's horrifying death]] still happens, the worst parts (like [[spoiler: being raped and torn in half by Oni]] are given {{Gory Discretion Shot}}s.Shot}}s [[spoiler: and at least two {{rape discretion shot}}s in between]].



*** Subverted by the [[LyricalDissonance lyrical content]] of the opening... which seems to be a good metaphor for Narutaru itself. *** GenreSavvy viewers will probably catch on some... [[SpoilerOpening important details about the plot]] hidden in the supposedly cutesy OP video, such as: Akira's link to her Dragon [[FaintingSeer causing her to collapse]], [[spoiler: Hiroko being horribly bullied by Aki and Co.]], the presence of [[spoiler: Shiina's sister aka the Virgin Princess]] and even [[spoiler: Shiina's death by being vaporized.]]

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*** Subverted by the [[LyricalDissonance lyrical content]] of the opening... which seems to be a good metaphor for Narutaru itself. *** GenreSavvy viewers will probably catch on some... [[SpoilerOpening important details about the plot]] hidden in the supposedly cutesy OP video, such as: Akira's link to her Dragon [[FaintingSeer causing her to collapse]], [[spoiler: Hiroko being horribly bullied by Aki and Co.]], the presence of [[spoiler: Shiina's sister aka the Virgin Princess]] Princess]], [[spoiler: Hiroko obtaining Oni as her own Dragon]], and even [[spoiler: Shiina's death by being vaporized.]]
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