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14th May '16 10:04:41 AM cakecake
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* Possibly a coincidence, but a very dark one if not. Ririka/Lyrica, female lead of the obscure ChubbyChaser DatingSim ''DebuPlus'' shares her name with a brand of diabetes medication.

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* Possibly a coincidence, but a very dark one if not. Ririka/Lyrica, female lead of the obscure ChubbyChaser DatingSim ''DebuPlus'' ''DebuPlus'', shares her name with a brand of diabetes medication.
14th May '16 10:04:07 AM cakecake
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* ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry'':
** There's a certain amount of ThemeNaming going on with the witches; Beatrice, Virgilia and [[spoiler: Clair Vauxof Bernard]] are named for characters in Dante's ''DivineComedy''. Maria, the Witch of Origins [[spoiler:has the power to create a soul out of the void]].
** The Seven Sisters of Purgatory. All named various names of The Devil, the most obvious being Satan and Lucifer. Rather [[ShownTheirWork brilliantly]], their "sins" are all related to that particular name, such as Lucifer being Pride: in the Bible, The Devil was known as Lucifer as an Angel who fell from Heaven because of pride. Mammon is used to refer to greed, etc.
** Despite Battler's name not being a plausible one in real life, it relates quite well to his [[{{Determinator}} personality]]; [[AlternateCharacterReading the kanji in his name]] literally mean "fighting person".



* In ''VisualNovel/MajiDeWatashiNiKoiShinasai'', "Kawakami" uses the kanji for "God" as opposed to the more commonplace "Above" - a fitting name for the [[FantasticFightingStyle fighting style known as Japan's ultimate secret weapon]].



* In ''VisualNovel/MajiDeWatashiNiKoiShinasai'', "Kawakami" uses the kanji for "God" as opposed to the more commonplace "Above" - a fitting name for the [[FantasticFightingStyle fighting style known as Japan's ultimate secret weapon]].



* ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry'':
** There's a certain amount of ThemeNaming going on with the witches; Beatrice, Virgilia and [[spoiler: Clair Vauxof Bernard]] are named for characters in Dante's ''DivineComedy''. Maria, the Witch of Origins [[spoiler:has the power to create a soul out of the void]].
** The Seven Sisters of Purgatory. All named various names of The Devil, the most obvious being Satan and Lucifer. Rather [[ShownTheirWork brilliantly]], their "sins" are all related to that particular name, such as Lucifer being Pride: in the Bible, The Devil was known as Lucifer as an Angel who fell from Heaven because of pride. Mammon is used to refer to greed, etc.
** Despite Battler's name not being a plausible one in real life, it relates quite well to his [[{{Determinator}} personality]]; [[AlternateCharacterReading the kanji in his name]] literally mean "fighting person".



** In-universe in ''999'', the cast's names are all based on their bracelet numbers, self-assigned, apart from Junpei and the 9th man: Ace, 1, from the ace in a pack,. Snake, 2 , from snake eyes in dice. Santa, 3, as in "san", the Japanese word for "three". Clover, 4, based on a 4 leaf clover. June, 6, because June is the sixth month. Seven is, 7, because...seven. Finally, Lotis is 8, and is based on the number of leafs a Lotus flower is depicted as having in Eastern religions.

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** In-universe in ''999'', the cast's names are all based on their bracelet numbers, self-assigned, apart from Junpei and the 9th man: Ace, 1, from the ace in a pack,. Snake, 2 , from snake eyes in dice. Santa, 3, as in "san", the Japanese word for "three". Clover, 4, based on a 4 leaf clover. June, 6, because June is the sixth month. Seven is, 7, because...seven. Finally, Lotis is 8, and is based on the number of leafs a Lotus flower is depicted as having in Eastern religions.religions.
* ''VisualNovel/War13thDay'' takes place on Virgo Island, where everyone earns their name through their actions and/or personality traits. Each clan favors certain names as well.
-->'''Ambrosia:''' On Virgo Island, we earn our names through our characteristics, deeds, and accomplishments. It is common for us to have more than one name throughout our life.
8th Feb '16 2:53:10 PM Natty
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* In ''VisualNovel/HalloweenOtome'': Emma Cee's name was chosen of its similarity to MC (Main Character). Mr. Wolf's real name [[spoiler: Tyler]] is a reference to the singer and composer of much of the game's music.
14th Jan '16 6:20:01 AM nowaymanguy
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* From ''VisualNovel/VirtuesLastReward'' and it's prequel game, ''VisualNovel/NineHoursNinePersonsNineDoors'' there's a few, including Luna. Luna is a [[spoiler:robot that was made on the moon]], tying her into both the Latin name for the Moon, as well as Luna, the Roman Goodess.
** Dio means "God" in Italian which ties into his role as [[spoiler:Left, the leader of the Myrmidons, and therefore the self-entitled "God" of the new human race]].

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* From ''VisualNovel/VirtuesLastReward'' and it's prequel game, ''VisualNovel/NineHoursNinePersonsNineDoors'' there's a few, including Luna. Luna is a [[spoiler:robot that was made on the moon]], tying her into both the Latin name for the Moon, as well as Luna, the the Roman Goodess.
** Dio means "God" in Italian which ties into his role as [[spoiler:Left, the leader of the Myrmidons, and therefore the self-entitled "God" of the new human race]].
14th Jan '16 6:20:00 AM nowaymanguy
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** In winter, there's Aozora(青空) Hayato(颯斗), Aozora meaning "blue sky" and Hayato has the kanji for the Big Dipper constellation.

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** In winter, there's Aozora(青空) Hayato(颯斗), Aozora meaning "blue sky" and Hayato has the kanji for the Big Dipper constellation.constellation.
* From ''VisualNovel/VirtuesLastReward'' and it's prequel game, ''VisualNovel/NineHoursNinePersonsNineDoors'' there's a few, including Luna. Luna is a [[spoiler:robot that was made on the moon]], tying her into both the Latin name for the Moon, as well as Luna, the Roman Goodess.
** Dio means "God" in Italian which ties into his role as [[spoiler:Left, the leader of the Myrmidons, and therefore the self-entitled "God" of the new human race]].
** In universe, Quark was named after the quark proton, due to how small he is.
** The name that the amnesic man in a suit of armour gives to himself is "K". This refers to [[spoiler:either "Kyle" or "Klim", the respective first and last name of the person in the suit in some timelines, or "Kurashiki", the last name of the person in the suit in the other timelines.]]
** In-universe in ''999'', the cast's names are all based on their bracelet numbers, self-assigned, apart from Junpei and the 9th man: Ace, 1, from the ace in a pack,. Snake, 2 , from snake eyes in dice. Santa, 3, as in "san", the Japanese word for "three". Clover, 4, based on a 4 leaf clover. June, 6, because June is the sixth month. Seven is, 7, because...seven. Finally, Lotis is 8, and is based on the number of leafs a Lotus flower is depicted as having in Eastern religions.
7th May '15 7:55:20 PM jormis29
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* Quite a few of the names in the StarrySky series are references to astronomy, the season, or their relevant zodiac sign:

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* Quite a few of the names in the StarrySky ''VisualNovel/StarrySky'' series are references to astronomy, the season, or their relevant zodiac sign:
25th Mar '15 8:06:16 PM nombretomado
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* From ''FateStayNight'':

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* From ''FateStayNight'':''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'':
1st Feb '15 12:57:43 PM ju-shi
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* Mion in ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry''. Both their names are written with the kanji for "[[{{Youkai}} oni]]," as is the tradition in the Sonozaki family. In keeping with this, Mion has an oni tattoo on her back; in general, oni are very significant throughout the question arcs of the series.

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* Mion in ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry''. Both their names are written with Her name includes the kanji for "[[{{Youkai}} oni]]," as is the tradition in the Sonozaki family. In keeping with this, Mion has an oni tattoo on her back; in general, oni are very significant throughout the question arcs of the series.
1st Feb '15 12:50:31 PM ju-shi
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* Possibly a coincidence, but a very dark one if not. Ririka/Lyrica, female lead of the obscure ChubbyChaser DatingSim ''DebuPlus'' shares her name with a brand of diabetes medication.

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* Possibly a coincidence, but a very dark one if not. Ririka/Lyrica, female lead of the obscure ChubbyChaser DatingSim ''DebuPlus'' shares her name with a brand of diabetes medication.medication.
* Quite a few of the names in the StarrySky series are references to astronomy, the season, or their relevant zodiac sign:
** The [[CanonName protagonist]] is Yasahisa(夜久) Tsukiko (月子), which means "long night" and "moon child" respectively
** From the spring edition, the Pisces character Nanami Kanata has the kanji for sea in his name, the Capricorn is Tomoe (土萌) Yoh(羊), Tomoe is written with the kanji for "earth bud" and Yoh means "sheep, ram", and Cancer is Touzuki Suzuya, Touzuki means "Eastern Moon".
** The autumn edition features the Leo, Haruki(陽日) Naoshi(直獅). Haruki means "Sunny day" (a reference to his personality) and Naoshi includes the kanji for lion, the school doctor (Libra) is Hoshizuki (星月), meaning "Star Moon"
** In winter, there's Aozora(青空) Hayato(颯斗), Aozora meaning "blue sky" and Hayato has the kanji for the Big Dipper constellation.
4th Nov '14 6:57:19 AM cillianflood
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** A few are very on the nose, like Luke Atmey (look at me) who wants to be seen.
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