History ShoutOut / NoMatterHowILookAtItItsYouGuysFaultImNotPopular

21st Jan '16 11:24:51 AM TheOneWhoTropes
Is there an issue? Send a Message
21st Jan '16 11:23:46 AM TheOneWhoTropes
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Tomoko has volumes of ''Manga/AkameGaKill'' and ''Manga/{{Barakamon}}'' in her room during episode 2. Later on a copy of ''Manga/GekkanShoujoNozakiKun'' pops up.[[note]]Incidentally, these three series were adopted [[Summer2014Anime exactly one year later]], with the latter two both published in ''[[=GanGan=]] Online'' as well.[[/note]]

to:

* Tomoko has volumes of ''Manga/AkameGaKill'' and ''Manga/{{Barakamon}}'' in her room during episode 2. Later on a copy of ''Manga/GekkanShoujoNozakiKun'' ''Manga/MonthlyGirlsNozakiKun'' pops up.[[note]]Incidentally, these three series were adopted [[Summer2014Anime exactly one year later]], with the latter two both published in ''[[=GanGan=]] Online'' as well.[[/note]]
14th Jan '16 4:34:20 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** Tomoko is reading ''Manga/ServantXService'' -- which just happens to be another SquareEnix manga that got an anime adaptation the same season as ''Anime/WataMote''.

to:

** Tomoko is reading ''Manga/ServantXService'' -- which just happens to be another SquareEnix Creator/SquareEnix manga that got an anime adaptation the same season as ''Anime/WataMote''.
18th Jul '15 1:09:05 AM SaneStorm
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* [[SchoolFestival Episode 11]]: Tomoko imagines what it would be like if she joined the light music club. In the first ImagineSpot, she's a PlayboyBunny [[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya Haruhi]] and in the second a mixture of [[Manga/KOn Azusa's appearance and Yui's music ability (or lack thereof)]]. In addition, the anime that Yuu and Tomoko are discussing is most likely ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica''.

to:

* [[SchoolFestival Episode 11]]: Tomoko imagines what it would be like if she joined the light music club. In the first ImagineSpot, she's a PlayboyBunny [[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya Haruhi]] accompanied by what [[SuspiciouslySimilarSong sounds like]] [[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya "God Knows"]] and in the second a mixture of [[Manga/KOn Azusa's appearance and Yui's music musical ability (or lack thereof)]]. In addition, the anime that Yuu and Tomoko are discussing is most likely ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica''.



*** The theme song that plays sounds like [[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya "God Knows" with the lyrics changed.]]

to:

*** The theme song that plays sounds like Meanwhile, the [[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya "God Knows" with the lyrics changed.]]Knows"]] sound-alike from episode 11 is playing.


Added DiffLines:

** Immediately after, the scene wherein Tomoko's high school life [[note]]indeed the events of the previous 11 episodes[[/note]] [[MyLifeFlashedBeforeMyEyes flashes before her eyes]] accompanied by a distorted overlay and disconcerting train sounds is an homage to a similar scene from ''[[Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion The End of Evangelion]]''.
13th Jun '15 6:53:29 PM sgamer82
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* In Chapter 31, Tomoko's goal in life is based upon ''Manga/{{Jormungand}}''. The chapter also shouts out to ''LightNovel/ChuunibyouDemoKoiGaShitai''.

to:

* In Chapter 31, Tomoko's goal in life is based upon ''Manga/{{Jormungand}}''. The chapter also shouts out to ''LightNovel/ChuunibyouDemoKoiGaShitai''.''LightNovel/LoveChunibyoAndOtherDelusions''.



* Episode 10: Tomoko mentions how before joining school she dreamt of meeting [[Manga/KimiNiTodoke Kazehaya-kun]]. In [[spoiler:her delusion about the Everyday Club,]] the girl looks like a [[LightNovel/ChuunibyouDemoKoiGaShitai brown-haired Rikka]], and the club distribution looks very similar to the one of the SOS Brigade.

to:

* Episode 10: Tomoko mentions how before joining school she dreamt of meeting [[Manga/KimiNiTodoke Kazehaya-kun]]. In [[spoiler:her delusion about the Everyday Club,]] the girl looks like a [[LightNovel/ChuunibyouDemoKoiGaShitai [[LightNovel/LoveChunibyoAndOtherDelusions brown-haired Rikka]], and the club distribution looks very similar to the one of the SOS Brigade.
10th Jun '15 2:49:13 AM SaneStorm
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Episode 8's card game is ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering''.

to:

* Episode 8's card game is ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering''. Tomoko's first draw is a [[http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?multiverseid=389474 Crypt Ghast]]; her finisher [[spoiler:, which she produces from her sleeve,]] is [[BlandNameProduct "Sudden"]] [[http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?multiverseid=234436 Vengeance]].
5th Jun '15 8:33:03 AM Nithael
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Tomoko has a TigerAndBunny poster in her room.

to:

* Tomoko has a TigerAndBunny ''Anime/TigerAndBunny'' poster in her room.



* In the chapter where she first hangs out with Yuu, Tomoko decides to play ''PopNMusic'' and ''QuizMagicAcademy''.

to:

* In the chapter where she first hangs out with Yuu, Tomoko decides to play ''PopNMusic'' ''VideoGame/PopNMusic'' and ''QuizMagicAcademy''.''VideoGame/QuizMagicAcademy''.



* In Chapter 13 she is briefly seen playing ''SoulHackers'' and fighting one of the {{Bonus Boss}}es.

to:

* In Chapter 13 she is briefly seen playing ''SoulHackers'' ''VideoGame/SoulHackers'' and fighting one of the {{Bonus Boss}}es.



* In Chapter 23, she attempts to go [[{{Manga/Saki}} Stealth Moko]], complete with shadowy aura. It doesn't work.
* Chapter 25 contains a ''{{Manga/Kuroko No Basuke}}'' reference while Tomoko is playing gym.

to:

* In Chapter 23, she attempts to go [[{{Manga/Saki}} [[Manga/{{Saki}} Stealth Moko]], complete with shadowy aura. It doesn't work.
* Chapter 25 contains a ''{{Manga/Kuroko No Basuke}}'' ''Manga/KurokoNoBasuke'' reference while Tomoko is playing gym.



* In Chapter 27, she name drops [[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya the S.O.S. Brigade]] and [[BokuWaTomodachiGaSukunai the Neighbors Club]] while thinking about starting a club.
* In Chapter 28 Tomoko imagines herself becoming "that white kid" from Manga/{{Akira}}.
* In Chapter 31, Tomoko's goal in life is based upon {{Manga/Jormungand}}. The chapter also shouts out to ''LightNovel/ChuunibyouDemoKoiGaShitai''.

to:

* In Chapter 27, she name drops [[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya the S.O.S. Brigade]] and [[BokuWaTomodachiGaSukunai [[LightNovel/BokuWaTomodachiGaSukunai the Neighbors Club]] while thinking about starting a club.
* In Chapter 28 Tomoko imagines herself becoming "that white kid" from Manga/{{Akira}}.
''Manga/{{Akira}}''.
* In Chapter 31, Tomoko's goal in life is based upon {{Manga/Jormungand}}.''Manga/{{Jormungand}}''. The chapter also shouts out to ''LightNovel/ChuunibyouDemoKoiGaShitai''.



* Chapter 34: Tomoko imagines herself as [[{{Literature/Another}} Misaki Mei]].

to:

* Chapter 34: Tomoko imagines herself as [[{{Literature/Another}} [[Literature/{{Another}} Misaki Mei]].



* In chapter 39 Tomoko manages to guess Nemoto's surname because she remembered that "it was [[{{Franchise/Gundam}} Nemo]]-something".
* In chapter 56 Tomoko watches WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic. This is also a [[ActorAllusion shout-out]] to Kitta Izumi who played Tomoko in the anime and also dubs the voice of Rainbow Dash in Japan. Later in that chapter, while playing basketball during her P.E. class Tomoko tries (and fails) to pull off [[{{Manga/Kuroko no Basuke}} Ignite Pass Kai]].

to:

* In chapter 39 Tomoko manages to guess Nemoto's surname because she remembered that "it was [[{{Franchise/Gundam}} [[Franchise/{{Gundam}} Nemo]]-something".
* In chapter 56 Tomoko watches WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic.''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic''. This is also a [[ActorAllusion shout-out]] to Kitta Izumi who played Tomoko in the anime and also dubs the voice of Rainbow Dash in Japan. Later in that chapter, while playing basketball during her P.E. class Tomoko tries (and fails) to pull off [[{{Manga/Kuroko no Basuke}} [[Manga/KurokoNoBasuke Ignite Pass Kai]].



* In the first episode of the anime, when Tomoko enters her brother's room, he's reading a volume of Manga/{{Arachnid}}.

to:

* In the first episode of the anime, when Tomoko enters her brother's room, he's reading a volume of Manga/{{Arachnid}}.''Manga/{{Arachnid}}''.



** One T-shirt of hers has "Spark" written in the Franchise/StarWars font.

to:

** One T-shirt of hers has "Spark" written in the Franchise/StarWars ''Franchise/StarWars'' font.



** When Tomoko goes to the book store, the manga she picks out is ''Manga/KitakubuKatsudouKiroku'', which also happens to be published in ''[[=GanGan=]] Online'' and got an anime adaptation in the same season as WataMote.

to:

** When Tomoko goes to the book store, the manga she picks out is ''Manga/KitakubuKatsudouKiroku'', which also happens to be published in ''[[=GanGan=]] Online'' and got an anime adaptation in the same season as WataMote.''Anime/WataMote''.



** [=WcDonalds=] may qualify as a twofer, as Anime/LuckyStar used a similar BlandNameProduct
** Among the terrible fates Tomoko wishes on her classmates are being attacked by the midget aliens from ''{{Manga/Gantz}}'' and Shimada from ''{{Parasyte}}''.

to:

** [=WcDonalds=] may qualify as a twofer, as Anime/LuckyStar ''Anime/LuckyStar'' used a similar BlandNameProduct
** Among the terrible fates Tomoko wishes on her classmates are being attacked by the midget aliens from ''{{Manga/Gantz}}'' and Shimada from ''{{Parasyte}}''.''Manga/{{Parasyte}}''.



* When delving into one of her erotic fantasies in episode two, Tomoko finds herself curled and severely wounded inside a crater much like [[spoiler:Yamcha's death]] in one of the early episodes of ''DragonBallZ''. The pose is back for episode 5.

to:

* When delving into one of her erotic fantasies in episode two, Tomoko finds herself curled and severely wounded inside a crater much like [[spoiler:Yamcha's death]] in one of the early episodes of ''DragonBallZ''.''Anime/DragonBallZ''. The pose is back for episode 5.



** She also has a ''DiabolikLovers'' poster in her room.

to:

** She also has a ''DiabolikLovers'' ''VisualNovel/DiabolikLovers'' poster in her room.



** Tomoko is reading ''Manga/ServantXService'' -- which just happens to be another SquareEnix manga that got an anime adaptation the same season as ''WataMote''.

to:

** Tomoko is reading ''Manga/ServantXService'' -- which just happens to be another SquareEnix manga that got an anime adaptation the same season as ''WataMote''.''Anime/WataMote''.



** Also, before the opening credits of this episode, Tomoko is watching [[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya.]] Apparently the [[EmotionlessGirl emotionless girl]] just revealed to [[DeadpanSnarker one character]] that [[spoiler:she is an alien.]]
** The way Tomoko keeps 3 Pocky between her fingers is reminiscent of {{Wolverine}}'s claws.

to:

** Also, before the opening credits of this episode, Tomoko is watching [[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya ''[[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya.]] Suzumiya]]''. Apparently the [[EmotionlessGirl emotionless girl]] just revealed to [[DeadpanSnarker one character]] that [[spoiler:she is an alien.]]
** The way Tomoko keeps 3 Pocky between her fingers is reminiscent of {{Wolverine}}'s ComicBook/{{Wolverine}}'s claws.



** She's also seen playing DevilSummoner.
* Episode 8's card game is TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering.

to:

** She's also seen playing DevilSummoner.
''VideoGame/DevilSummoner''.
* Episode 8's card game is TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering.''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering''.



* [[SchoolFestival Episode 11]]: Tomoko imagines what it would be like if she joined the light music club. In the first ImagineSpot, she's a PlayboyBunny [[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya Haruhi]] and in the second a mixture of [[Manga/KOn Azusa's appearance and Yui's music ability (or lack thereof)]]. In addition, the anime that Yuu and Tomoko are discussing is most likely PuellaMagiMadokaMagica.
* In episode 12, after Tomoko secretly records her classmates, she finds out they're not talking about her at all. She then wonders if her classmates deliberately ignore her, and imagines herself as Mei Misaki from ''{{Literature/Another}}''. Coincidentally, it doubles as an ActorAllusion in the dub.

to:

* [[SchoolFestival Episode 11]]: Tomoko imagines what it would be like if she joined the light music club. In the first ImagineSpot, she's a PlayboyBunny [[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya Haruhi]] and in the second a mixture of [[Manga/KOn Azusa's appearance and Yui's music ability (or lack thereof)]]. In addition, the anime that Yuu and Tomoko are discussing is most likely PuellaMagiMadokaMagica.
''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica''.
* In episode 12, after Tomoko secretly records her classmates, she finds out they're not talking about her at all. She then wonders if her classmates deliberately ignore her, and imagines herself as Mei Misaki from ''{{Literature/Another}}''.''Literature/{{Another}}''. Coincidentally, it doubles as an ActorAllusion in the dub.
24th May '15 4:38:50 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Tomoko and Yuu are playing a light gun game reminiscent of ''HouseOfTheDead'' at the arcade. The answer to the question posed to the other arcade game Tomoko is playing is most likely "[[http://www.arcade-museum.com/game_detail.php?game_id=9481 Seicross]]".

to:

* Tomoko and Yuu are playing a light gun game reminiscent of ''HouseOfTheDead'' ''VideoGame/HouseOfTheDead'' at the arcade. The answer to the question posed to the other arcade game Tomoko is playing is most likely "[[http://www.arcade-museum.com/game_detail.php?game_id=9481 Seicross]]".
21st May '15 10:15:29 AM StFan
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* In chapter 15 what appears to be a ''{{Anime/Persona 4}}'' poster can be seen in her room.

to:

* In chapter 15 what appears to be a ''{{Anime/Persona 4}}'' ''Anime/Persona4TheAnimation'' poster can be seen in her room.
17th May '15 6:01:14 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** Three of her female classmates in PE are doing the [[TheMelancholyOfHaruhiSuzumiya "Hare Hare Yukai" dance.]]

to:

** Three of her female classmates in PE are doing the [[TheMelancholyOfHaruhiSuzumiya [[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya "Hare Hare Yukai" dance.]]



*** The theme song that plays sounds like [[TheMelancholyOfHaruhiSuzumiya "God Knows" with the lyrics changed.]]

to:

*** The theme song that plays sounds like [[TheMelancholyOfHaruhiSuzumiya [[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya "God Knows" with the lyrics changed.]]
This list shows the last 10 events of 80. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=ShoutOut.NoMatterHowILookAtItItsYouGuysFaultImNotPopular