History Manga / StrawberryShakeSweet

7th Mar '16 3:44:03 PM Arkadi
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* StalkerShrine: Julia wants a life-size poster of Ran. To put it on her ceiling. Make of that what you will.
20th Jan '16 6:38:50 AM Adept
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* {{Slapstick}}: less frequent than in other Hayashiya Shizuru titles such as ''HayateXBlade'', but there are some instances. It usually ends up in a CranialEruption or some other kind of AmusingInjuries.

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* {{Slapstick}}: less frequent than in other Hayashiya Shizuru titles such as ''HayateXBlade'', ''[=HayateXBlade=]'', but there are some instances. It usually ends up in a CranialEruption or some other kind of AmusingInjuries.
15th Jan '16 9:22:06 AM Adept
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* NewSeasonNewName: from ''Strawberry Shake'' to ''Strawberry Shake Sweet'', at the same time ''YuriShimai'' was rebooted into ''YuriHime''.

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* NewSeasonNewName: from ''Strawberry Shake'' to ''Strawberry Shake Sweet'', at the same time ''YuriShimai'' ''Yuri Shimai'' was rebooted into ''YuriHime''.''Yuri Hime''.
15th Jan '16 9:18:07 AM Adept
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Written by Hayashiya Shizuru, the author of ''HayateXBlade'', ''StrawberryShakeSweet'' started off as a story in ''YuriShimai'' and eventually ''YuriHime''. As expected of the author of ''HayateXBlade'', the story is chock full of many absolutely hysterical moments and a bunch of quirky characters as well. Definitely a recommended read for anyone who enjoys the [[YuriGenre yuri genre]] and comedy.

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Written by Hayashiya Shizuru, the author of ''HayateXBlade'', ''StrawberryShakeSweet'' ''Manga/HayateXBlade'', ''Strawberry Shake Sweet'' started off as a story in ''YuriShimai'' ''Magazine/YuriShimai'' and eventually ''YuriHime''. ''Magazine/YuriHime''. As expected of the author of ''HayateXBlade'', ''[=HayateXBlade=]'', the story is chock full of many absolutely hysterical moments and a bunch of quirky characters as well. Definitely a recommended read for anyone who enjoys the [[YuriGenre yuri genre]] and comedy.
12th Jan '16 5:50:05 PM Arkadi
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* IncompatibleOrientation: try as she may, Kaoru isn't getting anywhere with Saeki...
24th Sep '15 10:11:58 PM Arkadi
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* [[MayDecemberRomance April-July Romance]]: Kaurou and Haruna. Not quite May-December because Haruna is 15 and Kaoru is around 27.

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* [[MayDecemberRomance April-July Romance]]: Kaurou and Haruna. Not quite May-December because May-December, as Haruna is 15 and Kaoru is around 27.
10th Sep '15 1:21:15 PM Arkadi
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* ShippingTorpedo: Saeki.

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* ShippingTorpedo: Saeki.Saeki's official capacity.
10th Sep '15 1:16:38 PM Arkadi
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* IfItsYouItsOkay: When Saeki asks Kaoru if her relationship with her young girlfriend is this, Kaoru quite cheerfully [[AvertedTrope shoots it down]].

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* IfItsYouItsOkay: When invoked and averted. Saeki asks Kaoru if her relationship with her young girlfriend is this, like this: Kaoru quite cheerfully [[AvertedTrope shoots it down]].
7th Jul '15 2:13:35 PM Arkadi
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TeenIdol Tachibana Julia is not thrilled when told she has to look after a newbie... at least, [[LoveAtFirstSight until she gets a look at said newbie, Ran Asakawa]]. She changes her mind ''really'' fast, and so starts the story about [[YuriGenre their love]] and [[HilarityEnsues whatever wacky things happen to them and their friends]].

Written by Hayashiya Shizuru, the author of ''HayateXBlade'', ''StrawberryShakeSweet'' started off as a story in ''YuriShimai'' and eventually ''YuriHime''. As expected of the author of ''HayateXBlade'', the story is chock full of many absolutely hysterical moments and a bunch of quirky characters as well. Definitely a recommended read for anyone who enjoys the [[YuriGenre yuri genre]] and comedy.

Was originally called just ''Strawberry Shake'', but got the ''Sweet'' added for legal reasons when it changed publishers.

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TeenIdol Tachibana Julia is not thrilled when told she has to look after a newbie... at least, [[LoveAtFirstSight until she gets a look at said newbie, Ran Asakawa]]. She changes her mind ''really'' \'\'really\'\' fast, and so starts the story about [[YuriGenre their love]] and [[HilarityEnsues whatever wacky things happen to them and their friends]].

Written by Hayashiya Shizuru, the author of ''HayateXBlade'', ''StrawberryShakeSweet'' \'\'HayateXBlade\'\', \'\'StrawberryShakeSweet\'\' started off as a story in ''YuriShimai'' \'\'YuriShimai\'\' and eventually ''YuriHime''. \'\'YuriHime\'\'. As expected of the author of ''HayateXBlade'', \'\'HayateXBlade\'\', the story is chock full of many absolutely hysterical moments and a bunch of quirky characters as well. Definitely a recommended read for anyone who enjoys the [[YuriGenre yuri genre]] and comedy.

Was originally called just ''Strawberry Shake'', \'\'Strawberry Shake\'\', but got the ''Sweet'' \'\'Sweet\'\' added for legal reasons when it changed publishers.



* AttemptedRape: Played for [[DoubleStandardRapeFemaleOnFemale laughs]] with [[spoiler:Kaoru]]'s fumbling attempt to seduce/force herself onto [[spoiler:Saeki]].
* AuthorAppeal: clothes. Hayashiya Shizuru plainly enjoyed playing dress up the characters: even Saeki sports a different hairstyle practically every episode, and in Zlay-san's case, it verges on CostumePorn. Sera, the photographer, is the only character who keeps more or less the same looks throughout the series, which kind of makes her stand out from the rest of the cast.
* BattleDiscretionShot: when Julia takes on [[spoiler:Ran's mum]] in chapter 17.

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* AttemptedRape: Played for [[DoubleStandardRapeFemaleOnFemale laughs]] with [[spoiler:Kaoru]]'s [[spoiler:Kaoru]]\'s fumbling attempt to seduce/force herself onto [[spoiler:Saeki]].
* AuthorAppeal: clothes. Hayashiya Shizuru plainly enjoyed playing dress up the characters: even Saeki sports a different hairstyle practically every episode, and in Zlay-san's Zlay-san\'s case, it verges on CostumePorn. Sera, the photographer, is the only character who keeps more or less the same looks throughout the series, which kind of makes her stand out from the rest of the cast.
* BattleDiscretionShot: when Julia takes on [[spoiler:Ran's [[spoiler:Ran\'s mum]] in chapter 17.



* BelligerentSexualTension: Of sorts, between [[spoiler:Rena and Sera]]. Also, between [[spoiler:Kaoru and Saeki: Kaoru provides the 'sexual', while Saeki does the 'belligerent' part.]]

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* BelligerentSexualTension: Of sorts, between [[spoiler:Rena and Sera]]. Also, between [[spoiler:Kaoru and Saeki: Kaoru provides the 'sexual', \'sexual\', while Saeki does the 'belligerent' \'belligerent\' part.]]



* {{Bifauxnen}}: When Ryou is in her performance attire, it can be really hard to tell she's a girl.
* BlandNameProduct: Sera's photo camera.

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* {{Bifauxnen}}: When Ryou is in her performance attire, it can be really hard to tell she's she\'s a girl.
* BlandNameProduct: Sera's Sera\'s photo camera.



* BrainlessBeauty / KindheartedSimpleton: Ran really isn't the sharpest tool in the shed. [[TheCutie Not that this makes her any the less adorable]]...

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* BrainlessBeauty / KindheartedSimpleton: Ran really isn't isn\'t the sharpest tool in the shed. [[TheCutie Not that this makes her any the less adorable]]...



* ButLiquorIsQuicker: [[spoiler: Julia [[BlatantLies just wants to loosen up a bit]]; she's [[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial totally not trying to get Ran drunk.]] Same thing with Kaoru: she only wants to share a friendly glass with Saeki...]]

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* ButLiquorIsQuicker: [[spoiler: Julia [[BlatantLies just wants to loosen up a bit]]; she's she\'s [[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial totally not trying to get Ran drunk.]] Same thing with Kaoru: she only wants to share a friendly glass with Saeki...]]



* ButchLesbian:[[spoiler:''Ran'', of all people, seems to turn into one when she's had a little too much to drink.]]
* TheCasanova: Ryou has supposedly bedded ''thousands'' of girls, but she is prone to exaggeration...
* CannotSpitItOut: Julia's structural failure to convey her feelings to Ran makes up for most of the comedy (and drama) of the series.
* CastFullOfGay: To Saeki's chagrin.

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* ButchLesbian:[[spoiler:''Ran'', ButchLesbian:[[spoiler:\'\'Ran\'\', of all people, seems to turn into one when she's she\'s had a little too much to drink.]]
* TheCasanova: Ryou has supposedly bedded ''thousands'' \'\'thousands\'\' of girls, but she is prone to exaggeration...
* CannotSpitItOut: Julia's Julia\'s structural failure to convey her feelings to Ran makes up for most of the comedy (and drama) of the series.
* CastFullOfGay: To Saeki's Saeki\'s chagrin.



* ChristmasCake: Saeki and Kaoru are both around 27 and single. When discussing her friend's relationship with Haruna, Saeki heavily implies that [[ComicallyMissingThePoint Kaoru ought to stop fooling around with girls and get herself a husband.]]
* ClosetKey: Ran is this to Julia, who didn't even know what it was like to feel attracted to another person (let alone another ''girl'').
* ConcertKiss: [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]]. [[spoiler:Ran and Julia kiss for the first time on stage at the Zlay concert, but there is nothing romantic about it as it's just part of the performance; their ''real'' "first kiss" comes a few pages later, while they're ''watching'' the concert from the backstage, ''and'' it's obscured by a KissingDiscretionShot .]] Arguably counts as an ExploitedTrope too, as it's ''heavily'' implied that GenreSavvy Ryou had set everything up in order to bring it about.

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* ChristmasCake: Saeki and Kaoru are both around 27 and single. When discussing her friend's friend\'s relationship with Haruna, Saeki heavily implies that [[ComicallyMissingThePoint Kaoru ought to stop fooling around with girls and get herself a husband.]]
* ClosetKey: Ran is this to Julia, who didn't didn\'t even know what it was like to feel attracted to another person (let alone another ''girl'').
\'\'girl\'\').
* ConcertKiss: [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]]. [[spoiler:Ran and Julia kiss for the first time on stage at the Zlay concert, but there is nothing romantic about it as it's it\'s just part of the performance; their ''real'' "first kiss" \'\'real\'\' \"first kiss\" comes a few pages later, while they're ''watching'' they\'re \'\'watching\'\' the concert from the backstage, ''and'' it's \'\'and\'\' it\'s obscured by a KissingDiscretionShot .]] Arguably counts as an ExploitedTrope too, as it's ''heavily'' it\'s \'\'heavily\'\' implied that GenreSavvy Ryou had set everything up in order to bring it about.



* EvenTheGirlsWantHer: Saeki seems to attract a fair share of unwanted female attention. She's also very popular among the manga's [[YuriFan female fandom]].
* EvilMatriarch: Ohtori Shizuka [[spoiler:who also happens to be Ran's mother.]]
* FacePalm: Saeki does this a lot in response to Julia's antics.
* FanService: Avoided with extreme prejudice, even in Julia's [[HomoeroticDream erotic fantasies]].

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* EvenTheGirlsWantHer: Saeki seems to attract a fair share of unwanted female attention. She's She\'s also very popular among the manga's manga\'s [[YuriFan female fandom]].
* EvilMatriarch: Ohtori Shizuka [[spoiler:who also happens to be Ran's Ran\'s mother.]]
* FacePalm: Saeki does this a lot in response to Julia's Julia\'s antics.
* FanService: Avoided with extreme prejudice, even in Julia's Julia\'s [[HomoeroticDream erotic fantasies]].



* FirstKiss: [[spoiler:Finally happens in chapter 14]]. Like most of the love tropes in this manga, it's played with and partially subverted: [[spoiler:initially set up (by Ryou) to be a BigDamnKiss, Ran and Julia manage to take it into [[AwkwardKiss Awkward]] territory with their [[TwiceShy shyness]] and misunderstandings. On top of it all, [[KissingDiscretionShot the readers hardly get to catch a glimpse of it.]] ]]

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* FirstKiss: [[spoiler:Finally happens in chapter 14]]. Like most of the love tropes in this manga, it's it\'s played with and partially subverted: [[spoiler:initially set up (by Ryou) to be a BigDamnKiss, Ran and Julia manage to take it into [[AwkwardKiss Awkward]] territory with their [[TwiceShy shyness]] and misunderstandings. On top of it all, [[KissingDiscretionShot the readers hardly get to catch a glimpse of it.]] ]]



* {{Gaydar}}: Ryou has one that is so sensitive that apparently she can tell when a "comrade" is born.
* GenericCuteness: with OnlySixFaces to go around, there isn't a big difference between supposedly average-looking characters like Kaoru and Saeki and the more beautiful ones like Julia, Ran or Ryou. Ran's "exotic charm" is something of an InformedAttribute.
* GenreSavvy: Saeki - ironic, given that she's about the only main female cast member who's likely to be straight.
** Ryou's ESP abilities -see above- arguably count as GenreSavvy.
* GetAHoldOfYourselfMan: Subverted when Julia goes berserk at Ran's mother:
-->'''Saeki:''' Julia, wait...! Restrain yourself! You have to restrain yourself...
-->'''Saeki:''' ...so at least you don't leave any marks...
-->'''Julia:''' Right.

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* {{Gaydar}}: Ryou has one that is so sensitive that apparently she can tell when a "comrade" \"comrade\" is born.
* GenericCuteness: with OnlySixFaces to go around, there isn't isn\'t a big difference between supposedly average-looking characters like Kaoru and Saeki and the more beautiful ones like Julia, Ran or Ryou. Ran's "exotic charm" Ran\'s \"exotic charm\" is something of an InformedAttribute.
* GenreSavvy: Saeki - ironic, given that she's she\'s about the only main female cast member who's who\'s likely to be straight.
** Ryou's Ryou\'s ESP abilities -see above- arguably count as GenreSavvy.
* GetAHoldOfYourselfMan: Subverted when Julia goes berserk at Ran's Ran\'s mother:
-->'''Saeki:''' -->\'\'\'Saeki:\'\'\' Julia, wait...! Restrain yourself! You have to restrain yourself...
-->'''Saeki:''' ...-->\'\'\'Saeki:\'\'\' ...so at least you don't don\'t leave any marks...
-->'''Julia:''' -->\'\'\'Julia:\'\'\' Right.



* TheGlomp: Julia does her best to keep herself from pouncing upon Ran, but sometimes [[http://mangafox.me/manga/strawberry_shake/v01/c003/21.html Ran's cuteness]] is simply [[http://mangafox.me/manga/strawberry_shake/v01/c003/22.html impossible to resist]]. Kaoru, on the other hand, is a [[http://mangafox.me/manga/strawberry_shake/v01/c002/13.html happy glomper]].
* GratuitousSpanish: Kaoru in the New Year's special; at least in the English [[{{Scanlation}} scanlated]] version.
--> '''Kaoru''': Get naked for me, ''por favor!''

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* TheGlomp: Julia does her best to keep herself from pouncing upon Ran, but sometimes [[http://mangafox.me/manga/strawberry_shake/v01/c003/21.html Ran's Ran\'s cuteness]] is simply [[http://mangafox.me/manga/strawberry_shake/v01/c003/22.html impossible to resist]]. Kaoru, on the other hand, is a [[http://mangafox.me/manga/strawberry_shake/v01/c002/13.html happy glomper]].
* GratuitousSpanish: Kaoru in the New Year's Year\'s special; at least in the English [[{{Scanlation}} scanlated]] version.
--> '''Kaoru''': \'\'\'Kaoru\'\'\': Get naked for me, ''por favor!''\'\'por favor!\'\'



* HugeSchoolgirl: Ran is pretty tall for a Japanese teenager (176 cm) and, although the manga doesn't have a school setting, some of her shyness seems to stem from being self-conscious about this. Julia once calls her a "tall idiot".

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* HugeSchoolgirl: Ran is pretty tall for a Japanese teenager (176 cm) and, although the manga doesn't doesn\'t have a school setting, some of her shyness seems to stem from being self-conscious about this. Julia once calls her a "tall idiot".\"tall idiot\".



--> '''Kaoru''': No, it's because she's a girl. I like girls!
* IgnoredEnamoredUnderling: Megumu to Saeki; it's not clear to what extent Saeki is aware of it.

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--> '''Kaoru''': \'\'\'Kaoru\'\'\': No, it's it\'s because she's she\'s a girl. I like girls!
* IgnoredEnamoredUnderling: Megumu to Saeki; it's it\'s not clear to what extent Saeki is aware of it.



* TheJailBaitWait: Kaoru is careful to point out that she has no intention of "crossing the line" with Haruna as long as the girl is under the legal age of consent. ''Teasing'' her to no end is a different matter, and apparently covering each others' bodies with kiss-marks is allowed, causing an exasperated Saeki to ask what line is going to be left to cross at this rate...
* LargeHam: Ryou of ZLAY is absolutely ''fabulous''.

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* TheJailBaitWait: Kaoru is careful to point out that she has no intention of "crossing \"crossing the line" line\" with Haruna as long as the girl is under the legal age of consent. ''Teasing'' \'\'Teasing\'\' her to no end is a different matter, and apparently covering each others' others\' bodies with kiss-marks is allowed, causing an exasperated Saeki to ask what line is going to be left to cross at this rate...
* LargeHam: Ryou of ZLAY is absolutely ''fabulous''.\'\'fabulous\'\'.



* LoveAtFirstSight: Julia changes her mind about being Ran's senpai ''really'' quickly after seeing her once.

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* LoveAtFirstSight: Julia changes her mind about being Ran's Ran\'s senpai ''really'' \'\'really\'\' quickly after seeing her once.



* NewSeasonNewName: from ''Strawberry Shake'' to ''Strawberry Shake Sweet'', at the same time ''YuriShimai'' was rebooted into ''YuriHime''.
* NotWhatItLooksLike: Several, though one in particular was during New Years when Saeki, pissed off at Kaoru's flirtations, ties her up and threatens to throw her out with the trash. Cue Julia and Ran walking in at that very moment and add the fact that both know Kaoru has a thing for Saeki...
* ObliviousToLove: Ran manages to miss some ''really'' obvious looks and passes from Julia:
-->'''Ran:''' I'll rub your shoulders for you later.
-->'''Julia:''' [[spoiler: You could rub a lot more than just my shoulders [...] ]]

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* NewSeasonNewName: from ''Strawberry Shake'' \'\'Strawberry Shake\'\' to ''Strawberry \'\'Strawberry Shake Sweet'', Sweet\'\', at the same time ''YuriShimai'' \'\'YuriShimai\'\' was rebooted into ''YuriHime''.
\'\'YuriHime\'\'.
* NotWhatItLooksLike: Several, though one in particular was during New Years when Saeki, pissed off at Kaoru's Kaoru\'s flirtations, ties her up and threatens to throw her out with the trash. Cue Julia and Ran walking in at that very moment and add the fact that both know Kaoru has a thing for Saeki...
* ObliviousToLove: Ran manages to miss some ''really'' \'\'really\'\' obvious looks and passes from Julia:
-->'''Ran:''' I'll -->\'\'\'Ran:\'\'\' I\'ll rub your shoulders for you later.
-->'''Julia:''' -->\'\'\'Julia:\'\'\' [[spoiler: You could rub a lot more than just my shoulders [...] ]]



* OfficeRomance: all over the place. Literally ''everybody'' has a crush on someone they work, or have worked, with.

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* OfficeRomance: all over the place. Literally ''everybody'' \'\'everybody\'\' has a crush on someone they work, or have worked, with.



* OnlySaneMan: The way Saeki sees herself.
* [[PunchClockVillain Punch Clock]] [[TheAntagonist Antagonist]]: Saeki. She's constantly blocking Julia's advances towards Ran, but it's just part of her job; and she's ''right'' to think that a scandal could damage the two girls' reputations. Also, at first she's under the assumption that Julia is just [[SchoolgirlLesbians going through a phase]] and it doesn't even cross her mind that Ran could reciprocate her feelings. In the end, she's more than happy to quit playing chaperone for them.

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* OnlySaneMan: The way Saeki sees herself.
herself. Julia, too, tends to get that feeling when the Zlay girls are around.
* [[PunchClockVillain Punch Clock]] [[TheAntagonist Antagonist]]: Saeki. She's She\'s constantly blocking Julia's Julia\'s advances towards Ran, but it's it\'s just part of her job; and she's ''right'' she\'s \'\'right\'\' to think that a scandal could damage the two girls' girls\' reputations. Also, at first she's she\'s under the assumption that Julia is just [[SchoolgirlLesbians going through a phase]] and it doesn't doesn\'t even cross her mind that Ran could reciprocate her feelings. In the end, she's she\'s more than happy to quit playing chaperone for them.



** Julia very nearly pounces upon Ran in the first chapter of the manga; in subsequent chapters we can see her [[http://mangafox.me/manga/strawberry_shake/v01/c005/10.html making passes at Ran, and Saeki rebuking her for being too bold]]. Then, in chapter 6, [[http://mangafox.me/manga/strawberry_shake/v01/c006/34.html this]] happens: Julia is suddenly pronounced -and effectively rendered- "completely incompetent" and incapable of putting the moves on the girl she likes.
** Chapter 6 also ends with Julia taking Ran to her house, and a note stating that she "collapsed from [[{{nosebleed}} anemia]] the minute she got home" and slept all the way through to the next morning. Later, however, an extra chapter reveals that important things happened that night...
* RunningGag: oh ''boy'', where to start. Ran is the main source of these, and hardly a chapter goes by without her:

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** Julia very nearly pounces upon Ran in the first chapter of the manga; in subsequent chapters we can see her [[http://mangafox.me/manga/strawberry_shake/v01/c005/10.html making passes at Ran, and Saeki rebuking her for being too bold]]. Then, in chapter 6, [[http://mangafox.me/manga/strawberry_shake/v01/c006/34.html this]] happens: Julia is suddenly pronounced -and effectively rendered- "completely incompetent" \"completely incompetent\" and incapable of putting the moves on the girl she likes.
** Chapter 6 also ends with Julia taking Ran to her house, and a note stating that she "collapsed \"collapsed from [[{{nosebleed}} anemia]] the minute she got home" home\" and slept all the way through to the next morning. Later, however, an extra chapter reveals that important things happened that night...
* RunningGag: oh ''boy'', \'\'boy\'\', where to start. Ran is the main source of these, and hardly a chapter goes by without her:



** Saying something that'll make Sera do a SpitTake.

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** Saying something that'll that\'ll make Sera do a SpitTake.



* SchoolgirlLesbians: invoked by Saeki, who keeps insisting that Julia must "grow up" and give up on Ran. Ultimately averted.
* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney: Averted! [[spoiler:Even though Shizuka is a famous actress with lots of power and influence, it doesn't stop Julia from putting her in 42 joint locks.]]
* {{Seme}} / {{Uke}}: Invoked by WordOfGod (in the notes at the end of the first volume), but totally avoided in the manga:[[spoiler: while Julia simply can't work up the courage to make her move, Ran struggles through several chapters to ''stop herself'' from pouncing on Julia.]] In the end, [[spoiler: Julia confesses first, yet she still thinks she's the "passive partner" because Ran takes the initiative for the kiss]]; and the dynamic leading to that moment has nothing of the Seme/Uke in it.

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* SchoolgirlLesbians: invoked by Saeki, who keeps insisting that Julia must "grow up" \"grow up\" and give up on Ran. Ultimately averted.
* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney: Averted! [[spoiler:Even though Shizuka is a famous actress with lots of power and influence, it doesn't doesn\'t stop Julia from putting her in 42 joint locks.]]
* {{Seme}} / {{Uke}}: Invoked by WordOfGod (in the notes at the end of the first volume), but totally avoided in the manga:[[spoiler: while Julia simply can't can\'t work up the courage to make her move, Ran struggles through several chapters to ''stop herself'' \'\'stop herself\'\' from pouncing on Julia.]] In the end, [[spoiler: Julia confesses first, yet she still thinks she's she\'s the "passive partner" \"passive partner\" because Ran takes the initiative for the kiss]]; and the dynamic leading to that moment has nothing of the Seme/Uke in it.



* ShipperOnDeck: never explicitly stated, but Ryou is ''so'' obviously intent on getting Ran and Julia together (see ConcertKiss above)

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* ShipperOnDeck: never explicitly stated, but Ryou is ''so'' \'\'so\'\' obviously intent on getting Ran and Julia together (see ConcertKiss above)



** And Ran and Julia's names are a reference to RomeoAndJuliet.
** Also, Ran's real name, Ran Ohtori, is the name of a famous {{Takarazuka}} actress. As for her false name, Ran Asakawa... well, just [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar google it and see]].

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** And Ran and Julia's Julia\'s names are a reference to RomeoAndJuliet.
** Also, Ran's Ran\'s real name, Ran Ohtori, is the name of a famous {{Takarazuka}} actress. As for her false name, Ran Asakawa... well, just [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar google it and see]].



** There's also a discreet visual reference to ''Anime/HeidiGirlOfTheAlps'' in the second chapter.

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** There's There\'s also a discreet visual reference to ''Anime/HeidiGirlOfTheAlps'' \'\'Anime/HeidiGirlOfTheAlps\'\' in the second chapter.



* SingleTargetSexuality: Julia, most likely. She never shows any interest or attraction towards ''anyone'', male or female, other than Ran.
* {{Slapstick}}: less frequent than in other Hayashiya Shizuru titles such as ''HayateXBlade'', but there are some instances. It usually ends up in a CranialEruption or some other kind of AmusingInjuries.

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* SingleTargetSexuality: Julia, most likely. She never shows any interest or attraction towards ''anyone'', \'\'anyone\'\', male or female, other than Ran.
* {{Slapstick}}: less frequent than in other Hayashiya Shizuru titles such as ''HayateXBlade'', \'\'HayateXBlade\'\', but there are some instances. It usually ends up in a CranialEruption or some other kind of AmusingInjuries.



* StalkerWithACrush: Ran thinks that there is one after her in one of the subplots; Saeki is convinced Julia is one and is afraid she'll take it too far.

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* StalkerWithACrush: Ran thinks that there is one after her in one of the subplots; Saeki is convinced Julia is one and is afraid she'll she\'ll take it too far.



-->'''Julia:''' How can a tall idiot like that manage to look so cute? [[http://mangafox.me/manga/strawberry_shake/v01/c001/6.html]]

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-->'''Julia:''' -->\'\'\'Julia:\'\'\' How can a tall idiot like that manage to look so cute? [[http://mangafox.me/manga/strawberry_shake/v01/c001/6.html]]



-->'''Julia:''' I'm just drinking to soothe my nerves [...] I don't want to get Ranran drunk and take advantage of her.
** (Made worse by the fact that she's ''only talking to herself'')

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-->'''Julia:''' I'm -->\'\'\'Julia:\'\'\' I\'m just drinking to soothe my nerves [...] I don't don\'t want to get Ranran drunk and take advantage of her.
** (Made worse by the fact that she's ''only she\'s \'\'only talking to herself'')herself\'\')



* TheTalk: With zero clue as to how two women...get intimate, Julia calls up a pro on the subject: Kaoru. [[spoiler: She still doesn't do anything with Ran.]]

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* TheTalk: With zero clue as to how two women...get intimate, Julia calls up a pro on the subject: Kaoru. [[spoiler: She still doesn't doesn\'t do anything with Ran.]]



* UnresolvedSexualTension: What the plot revolves around. Chiefly between Julia and Ran, but also between [[spoiler:Rena-chan and Mutsuki.]] Also, played with between [[spoiler:Kaoru and Saeki: since practically the whole cast are gay, it is heavily implied that Saeki might actually be a closet lesbian and that Kaoru's lust for her might not be totally unrequited. This turns out to be a red herring, though.]]

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* UnresolvedSexualTension: What the plot revolves around. Chiefly between Julia and Ran, but also between [[spoiler:Rena-chan and Mutsuki.]] Also, played with between [[spoiler:Kaoru and Saeki: since practically the whole cast are gay, it is heavily implied that Saeki might actually be a closet lesbian and that Kaoru's Kaoru\'s lust for her might not be totally unrequited. This turns out to be a red herring, though.]]



* WillTheyOrWontThey: Never really gets answered, even after they move in together. They're ''trying'', though.
-->'''Julia:''' Ran-Ran! It turns out we do need experience points! Let's try our best to do it tonight!
* WindmillCrusader: Julia tends to blow things out of proportion with her [[MrImagination overactive imagination]], especially during the 'stalker incident'. Since she has a much calmer, not particularly bright character -Ran- as her [[SempaiKohai foil and sidekick]] and she's also [[TheDulcineaEffect blissfully unaware of any flaws in the object of her affections]], this would basically make her a Literature/DonQuixote, with Ran being both her Dulcinea ''and'' Sancho Panza.

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* WillTheyOrWontThey: Never really gets answered, even after they move in together. They're ''trying'', They\'re \'\'trying\'\', though.
-->'''Julia:''' -->\'\'\'Julia:\'\'\' Ran-Ran! It turns out we do need experience points! Let's Let\'s try our best to do it tonight!
* WindmillCrusader: Julia tends to blow things out of proportion with her [[MrImagination overactive imagination]], especially during the 'stalker incident'. \'stalker incident\'. Since she has a much calmer, not particularly bright character -Ran- as her [[SempaiKohai foil and sidekick]] and she's she\'s also [[TheDulcineaEffect blissfully unaware of any flaws in the object of her affections]], this would basically make her a Literature/DonQuixote, with Ran being both her Dulcinea ''and'' \'\'and\'\' Sancho Panza.
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** There's also a discreet visual reference to [[HeidiGirlOfTheAlps Heidi, Girl of the Alps]] in the second chapter.

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** There's also a discreet visual reference to [[HeidiGirlOfTheAlps Heidi, Girl of the Alps]] ''Anime/HeidiGirlOfTheAlps'' in the second chapter.
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