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15th Oct '16 1:39:09 AM DoctorTItanX
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** [[ArcVillain Frieza/Freeza]] doesn't have [[AnIcePerson power over ice.]] Neither does his brother, Cooler.

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** [[ArcVillain Frieza/Freeza]] doesn't nor his brother, Cooler, have [[AnIcePerson power over ice.]] Neither does his brother, Cooler.



** The ''[=DragonBall=]'' franchise is generally well-populated with villains whose names don't sound particularly threatening, particularly with a tendency to be named after objects. Piccolo, [[GalacticConqueror Freeza, Cooler]], [[UltimateLifeform Cell]], [[DemonicPossession Baby]], [[RageAgainstTheHeavens Garlic Jr.]] - if you got on the wrong side of any of these people, they could destroy everything you know and love. In most cases, up to and including your planet.

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** The ''[=DragonBall=]'' franchise universe is generally well-populated with very powerful villains whose names don't sound particularly threatening, particularly with a tendency to be named after objects. Piccolo, [[GalacticConqueror Freeza, Cooler]], [[UltimateLifeform Cell]], [[DemonicPossession Baby]], [[RageAgainstTheHeavens Garlic Jr.]] - if you got on the wrong side of any of these people, they could destroy everything you know and love. In most cases, up to and including your whole planet.
8th Oct '16 7:41:38 AM matteste
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* The title of ''Thou Shalt Not Die'' comes of as a highly ironic title due to [[AnyoneCanDie characters dropping like flies]] as well as [[Creator/TaroYoko the series creator's]] [[KillEmAll reputation]].

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* The title of ''Thou Shalt Not Die'' ''Manga/ThouShaltNotDie'' comes of as a highly ironic title due to [[AnyoneCanDie characters dropping like flies]] as well as [[Creator/TaroYoko the series creator's]] [[KillEmAll reputation]].
30th Jul '16 3:22:29 PM WoodyAlien3rd
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* ''Manga/DailyLifeWithMonsterGirl'' has Doppel, an EldritchAbomination masquerading as a CuteMonsterGirl. Her nickname (her actual name cannot be pronounced or understood by humans) implies she's a doppelgänger, but she's actually a shapeshifter. Doppelgänger are exact copies or look-alikes of a single person, while Doppel can turn into anyone, and possibly any''thing''.



* The Snipers in ''Anime/{{EL}}'', who don't ever appear to do any actual sniping in the [=OVAs=], and in fact mostly just use pistols while running around and doing ordinary police work. Though it's possible that The ''Serial Rapists'', while more accurate, wouldn't have gone over as well with the public.

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* The Snipers in ''Anime/{{EL}}'', ''EL'', who don't ever appear to do any actual sniping in the [=OVAs=], and in fact mostly just use pistols while running around and doing ordinary police work. Though it's possible that The ''Serial Rapists'', while more accurate, wouldn't have gone over as well with the public.
25th Jul '16 8:44:56 PM lalalei2001
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* ''Franchise/YuGiOh'' itself. The title means "King of Games", and refers to Yami no Yugi/[[spoiler:Atem]], who [[spoiler:goes back to his own time]] at the end of the first series (well, second, but first outside of Japan), ''Anime/YuGiOh'' and hasn't been seen since (except in ''Anime/YuGiOhTenthAnniversaryMovie''), yet the series is still called King of Games even though the titular King of Games isn't in it anymore.

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* ''Franchise/YuGiOh'' itself. The title means "King of Games", and refers to Yami no Yugi/[[spoiler:Atem]], who [[spoiler:goes back to his own time]] at the end of the first series (well, second, but first outside of Japan), ''Anime/YuGiOh'' and hasn't been seen since (except in ''Anime/YuGiOhTenthAnniversaryMovie''), since, yet the series is still called King of Games even though the titular King of Games isn't in it anymore.
22nd Jul '16 6:59:12 AM NateTheGreat
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* ''Franchise/YuGiOh'' itself. The title means "King of Games", and refers to Yami no Yugi/[[spoiler:Atem]], who [[spoiler:goes back to his own time]] at the end of the first season (well, second, but first outside of Japan), ''Anime/YuGiOh'' and hasn't been seen since (except in ''Anime/YuGiOhTenthAnniversaryMovie''), yet the series is still called King of Games even though the titular King of Games isn't in it anymore.

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* ''Franchise/YuGiOh'' itself. The title means "King of Games", and refers to Yami no Yugi/[[spoiler:Atem]], who [[spoiler:goes back to his own time]] at the end of the first season series (well, second, but first outside of Japan), ''Anime/YuGiOh'' and hasn't been seen since (except in ''Anime/YuGiOhTenthAnniversaryMovie''), yet the series is still called King of Games even though the titular King of Games isn't in it anymore.
14th Jul '16 4:41:52 PM Gamermaster
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** Signum's SignatureMove ''Shiden Issen'' is translated as "Purple Lightning Flash". It's not purple. And it's a ''[[PlayingWithFire fire-elemental]]'' [[FlamingSword sword slash]]. Later in ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikerS'', she teaches it to Erio. His version is a [[ShockAndAwe lightning-elemental]] [[ElementalPunch punch]]; however, it's not purple either; it's [[YellowLightningBlueLightning blue, then yellow, then blue again after the attack is over]].

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** Signum's SignatureMove ''Shiden Issen'' is translated as "Purple Lightning Flash". It's not purple. And it's a ''[[PlayingWithFire fire-elemental]]'' [[FlamingSword sword slash]]. Later in ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikerS'', ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers'', she teaches it to Erio. His version is a [[ShockAndAwe lightning-elemental]] [[ElementalPunch punch]]; however, it's not purple either; it's [[YellowLightningBlueLightning blue, then yellow, then blue again after the attack is over]].
11th Jul '16 11:25:59 AM TwilightLord
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* ''Franchise/YuGiOh'' itself. The title means "King of Games", and refers to Yami no Yugi/[[spoiler:Atem]], who [[spoiler:goes back to his own time]] at the end of the first season (well, second, but first outside of Japan), ''Anime/YuGiOhDuelMonsters'' and hasn't been seen since (except in the ''Anime/YuGiOhTenthAnniversaryMovie''), yet the series is still called King of Games even though the titular King of Games isn't in it anymore.

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* ''Franchise/YuGiOh'' itself. The title means "King of Games", and refers to Yami no Yugi/[[spoiler:Atem]], who [[spoiler:goes back to his own time]] at the end of the first season (well, second, but first outside of Japan), ''Anime/YuGiOhDuelMonsters'' ''Anime/YuGiOh'' and hasn't been seen since (except in the ''Anime/YuGiOhTenthAnniversaryMovie''), yet the series is still called King of Games even though the titular King of Games isn't in it anymore.
11th Jul '16 11:23:33 AM TwilightLord
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* ''Franchise/YuGiOh'' itself. The title means "King of Games", and refers to Yami no Yugi/[[spoiler:Atem]], who [[spoiler:goes back to his own time]] at the end of the first season (well, second, but first outside of Japan), ''Anime/YuGiOhDuelMonsters'' and hasn't been seen since (except in the ''Anime/YuGiOhTenthAnniversaryMovie''), yet the series is still called King of Games even though the titular King of Games isn't in it anymore.
11th Jul '16 10:35:22 AM TwilightLord
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* ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' sounds like an assault on the largest moon of Saturn. The series could be more accurately named as Attack of the Titans.

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* ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' sounds like an assault on the largest moon of Saturn. The series could be more accurately named as Attack of the Titans. Its Japanese name, ''Shingeki no Kyojin'', literally means "Advancing Giants", which is a much more indicative and fitting title.
10th Jul '16 2:50:50 PM 1810072342
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** The ''[=DragonBall=]'' franchise is generally well-populated with villains whose names don't sound particularly threatening, particularly with a tendency to be named after objects. Piccolo, [[GalacticConqueror Freeza, Cooler]], [[UltimateLifeform Cell]], [[DemonicPossession Baby]], [[RageAgainstTHeHeavens Garlic Jr.]] - if you got on the wrong side of any of these people, they could destroy everything you know and love. In most cases, up to and including your planet.

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** The ''[=DragonBall=]'' franchise is generally well-populated with villains whose names don't sound particularly threatening, particularly with a tendency to be named after objects. Piccolo, [[GalacticConqueror Freeza, Cooler]], [[UltimateLifeform Cell]], [[DemonicPossession Baby]], [[RageAgainstTHeHeavens [[RageAgainstTheHeavens Garlic Jr.]] - if you got on the wrong side of any of these people, they could destroy everything you know and love. In most cases, up to and including your planet.
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