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4th Feb '16 5:13:50 AM GrammarNavi
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Bust a Groove ([[DubNameChange known as Bust a Move in Japan]]) is a series of rhythm games released by Enix (now Creator/SquareEnix). The first two games were released for the PlayStation and the third on the PlayStation2. The games feature character designs by Hideyuki Tanaka, director and character designer for the anime ''Anime/SuperMilkChan''.

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Bust a Groove ([[DubNameChange known as Bust a Move in Japan]]) is a series of rhythm games released by Enix (now Creator/SquareEnix). The first two games were released for the PlayStation UsefulNotes/PlayStation and the third on the PlayStation2.UsefulNotes/PlayStation2. The games feature character designs by Hideyuki Tanaka, director and character designer for the anime ''Anime/SuperMilkChan''.
14th Jan '16 3:44:43 PM nombretomado
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Bust a Groove ([[DubNameChange known as Bust a Move in Japan]]) is a series of rhythm games released by Enix (now SquareEnix). The first two games were released for the PlayStation and the third on the PlayStation2. The games feature character designs by Hideyuki Tanaka, director and character designer for the anime ''Anime/SuperMilkChan''.

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Bust a Groove ([[DubNameChange known as Bust a Move in Japan]]) is a series of rhythm games released by Enix (now SquareEnix).Creator/SquareEnix). The first two games were released for the PlayStation and the third on the PlayStation2. The games feature character designs by Hideyuki Tanaka, director and character designer for the anime ''Anime/SuperMilkChan''.
27th Jun '15 4:02:14 PM StFan
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Bust a Groove ([[DubNameChange known as Bust a Move in Japan]]) is a series of rhythm games released by Enix (now SquareEnix). The first two games were released for the PlayStation and the third on the PlayStation2. The games feature character designs by Hideyuki Tanaka, director and character designer for the anime SuperMilkChan.

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Bust a Groove ([[DubNameChange known as Bust a Move in Japan]]) is a series of rhythm games released by Enix (now SquareEnix). The first two games were released for the PlayStation and the third on the PlayStation2. The games feature character designs by Hideyuki Tanaka, director and character designer for the anime SuperMilkChan.
''Anime/SuperMilkChan''.
14th Oct '14 7:03:44 PM SayaAensland
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* Acrofatic: Hamm, who's moveset involves a lot of spinning and twisting you wouldn't expect a guy his size to pull off!

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* Acrofatic: {{Acrofatic}}: Hamm, who's moveset involves a lot of spinning and twisting you wouldn't expect a guy his size to pull off!
27th Apr '14 10:59:11 PM Ninetails2000
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* Acrofatic: Hamm, who's moveset involves a lot of spinning and twisting you wouldn't expect a guy his size to pull off!


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* DegradedBoss: Capoeira go from being an unlockable sub-boss in the first game to part of the starting roster in the second.


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* NoSell: In the first two games, attacks that land on a beat where the opponent is still in cooldown from a combo finisher will have no effect. They can, however, [[ComboBreaker knock the opponent down on the turn they would have ended their combo if they don't dodge.]]
22nd Jan '14 10:54:36 AM ChaoticNovelist
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* BigBadassWolf: Frida attacks by painting one and launching it at foes.(Or at least, the head of one.) [[IncrediblyLamePun It literally becomes this]] when launched against [[AttackOfThe50FootWhatever Robo-Z.]]


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* CanisMajor: Frida attacks by painting one and launching it at foes.(Or at least, the head of one.) [[IncrediblyLamePun It literally becomes this]] when launched against [[AttackOfThe50FootWhatever Robo-Z.]]
4th Dec '13 7:51:50 PM santos32
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%%* GangBangers: Strike from the first two games. Jumbo Max in the third.

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%%* GangBangers: Strike from the first two games. Jumbo Max in the third. His jammer involves taking out his guns and shooting the opponent straight up.


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* MovesetClone: Columbo and Burger Dog in the first game, of Shorty and Hamm respectively. The second game has Columbo returning with other characters mimicking Kitty-N, Kelly, Capoeira, Hiro and Comet.
3rd Oct '13 9:29:33 PM Queenie
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** And who could forget Micheal Doi's homosexuality. The fact that this wasn't covered up in the American version makes it all the more radar dodging.
27th Sep '13 1:44:10 PM captainpat
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* AmusementPark: Both of Shorty's stages.

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* %%* AmusementPark: Both of Shorty's stages.



* ArtAttacker: Frida.

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* %%* ArtAttacker: Frida.



* BareYourMidriff: Frida, Pinky, [[FanDisservice Hamm]], Kelly in the second game, Candy, Betty, Olive, Kei, Me, Miranda, and Imawa.
* BetterThanItSoundsVideoGames: A group of people having dance battles to become number one dancer.
* BigApplesauce[=/=]FultonStreetFolly: Kelly's stage in Bust a Groove 2.
* BigBoosHaunt: Bi-O's stage.

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* %%* BareYourMidriff: Frida, Pinky, [[FanDisservice Hamm]], Kelly in the second game, Candy, Betty, Olive, Kei, Me, Miranda, and Imawa.
* BetterThanItSoundsVideoGames: A group of people having dance battles to become number one dancer.
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%%* BigApplesauce[=/=]FultonStreetFolly: Kelly's stage in Bust a Groove 2.
* %%* BigBoosHaunt: Bi-O's stage.



* BigFancyCastle: Tsutomu's stage, complete with [[spoiler: big fancy dragon.]]

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* %%* BigFancyCastle: Tsutomu's stage, complete with [[spoiler: big fancy dragon.]]



* ButtMonkey: [[ShowWithinAShow Dancing Heroes']] host, James Suneoka. And Tsutomu.
* CatGirl: Kitty-N.
* ChekhovsSkill: The Groovetron power. It enables the dancers to use special attacks during battles.

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* %%* ButtMonkey: [[ShowWithinAShow Dancing Heroes']] host, James Suneoka. And Tsutomu.
* %%* CatGirl: Kitty-N.
* ChekhovsSkill: The Groovetron power. It enables the dancers to use special attacks during battles.
Kitty-N.



* CoolShades: Pinky, Strike, Candy, Betty, Olive, Honda, 3D, Orion, and Apollo.
* CosplayOtakuGirl: Kelly and Kitty-N.

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* %%* CoolShades: Pinky, Strike, Candy, Betty, Olive, Honda, 3D, Orion, and Apollo.
* %%* CosplayOtakuGirl: Kelly and Kitty-N.



* [[FloatingPlatforms Floating Platform]]: Galaxy 4's stage, Disco 21.

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* %%* [[FloatingPlatforms Floating Platform]]: Galaxy 4's stage, Disco 21.



* FormFittingWardrobe: Most of the female characters. Plus a few of the guys.
* GangBangers: Strike from the first two games. Jumbo Max in the third.
* GangsterLand: Jumbo Max's stage, 79th Street.

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* %%* FormFittingWardrobe: Most of the female characters. Plus a few of the guys.
* %%* GangBangers: Strike from the first two games. Jumbo Max in the third.
* %%* GangsterLand: Jumbo Max's stage, 79th Street.



* GogglesDoNothing: Heat in Bust a Groove 2.

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* %%* GogglesDoNothing: Heat in Bust a Groove 2.



* {{Gonk}}: Ham.
* HairDecorations: Frida and Cherry's head band. Shorty, Candy, and Imawa's hair ties. Cindy's flower. And Sahara's [[TheFlintstones Pebbles Flintstone]] hair tie.
* HarderThanHard: Mix Mode in Bust a Groove 2 and Dance Summit 2001.

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* %%* {{Gonk}}: Ham.
* %%* HairDecorations: Frida and Cherry's head band. Shorty, Candy, and Imawa's hair ties. Cindy's flower. And Sahara's [[TheFlintstones Pebbles Flintstone]] hair tie.
* %%* HarderThanHard: Mix Mode in Bust a Groove 2 and Dance Summit 2001.



* JigglePhysics: Surprisingly averted. With so many fan service-y characters, you'd almost expect it.
* JungleJapes: [=CusuCusu=]'s stage, Jungle Rock.
* {{Knockback}}: Certain character attacks result in this.
* KubrickStare: More like Kubrick Smirk for Heat.
* LargeHam: DJ Kickn'.
* LethalLavaLand: Heat's stage in Bust a Groove 2.

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* JigglePhysics: Surprisingly averted. With so many fan service-y characters, you'd almost expect it.
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%%* JungleJapes: [=CusuCusu=]'s stage, Jungle Rock.
* %%* {{Knockback}}: Certain character attacks result in this.
* %%* KubrickStare: More like Kubrick Smirk for Heat.
* %%* LargeHam: DJ Kickn'.
* %%* LethalLavaLand: Heat's stage in Bust a Groove 2.



* MadeOfPhlebotinum: The Groovetron power. Though it could be argued the entire series is made of it.
* MagicalGirl: Comet. Kitty-N is a parody of one.
* MaskedLuchador: Micro, Dragon....and their pet orangutan, Utan.
* MiniDressOfPower: Pinky, Comet, Sahara, Marguerite, Cherry, and Saffron.

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* %%* MadeOfPhlebotinum: The Groovetron power. Though it could be argued the entire series is made of it.
* %%* MagicalGirl: Comet. Kitty-N is a parody of one.
* %%* MaskedLuchador: Micro, Dragon....and their pet orangutan, Utan.
* %%* MiniDressOfPower: Pinky, Comet, Sahara, Marguerite, Cherry, and Saffron.



* NiceHat: Heat and Shorty (in the first game) and Texas.

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* %%* NiceHat: Heat and Shorty (in the first game) and Texas.



* OvershadowedByAwesome: Three letters: D. D. R.
* PalmtreePanic: Frida's stage.
* PoliceAreUseless: Let's just say that you wouldn't want to live on 79th Street...
* [[PrecisionFStrike Precision N Strike]]: Hamm's song, I Love Hamburgers. The N-word can still be faintly heard in the American version.

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* %%* OvershadowedByAwesome: Three letters: D. D. R.
* %%* PalmtreePanic: Frida's stage.
* %%* PoliceAreUseless: Let's just say that you wouldn't want to live on 79th Street...
* [[PrecisionFStrike Precision N Strike]]: Hamm's song, I Love Hamburgers. The N-word can still be faintly heard in the American version.
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* PutOnABus: Frida, Gas-O, Hamm, and Pinky in the second game. '''ALL''' of the characters (except Strike and Burger Dog) in the third.
* RavenHairIvorySkin: Tsutomu, Betty, Cindy, Jasmine, and Imawa.
* [[RedHeadedHero Red-Headed Heroes]]: 3D, Honda, and Planet. Heat seems to be more of an [[AntiHero anti-hero]].
* RuleOfCool: The entire series runs on this.
* ScoreScreen
* SecretCharacter: Ten in total
* ShowWithinAShow: Dancing Heroes in Bust a Groove 2.
* SoulBrotha: Orion and Apollo.
* SoundTest: Why not? It is a rhythm game after all.

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* %%* PutOnABus: Frida, Gas-O, Hamm, and Pinky in the second game. '''ALL''' of the characters (except Strike and Burger Dog) in the third.
* %%* RavenHairIvorySkin: Tsutomu, Betty, Cindy, Jasmine, and Imawa.
* %%* [[RedHeadedHero Red-Headed Heroes]]: 3D, Honda, and Planet. Heat seems to be more of an [[AntiHero anti-hero]].
* %%* RuleOfCool: The entire series runs on this.
* %%* ScoreScreen
* %%* SecretCharacter: Ten in total
* %%* ShowWithinAShow: Dancing Heroes in Bust a Groove 2.
* %%* SoulBrotha: Orion and Apollo.
* %%* SoundTest: Why not? It is a rhythm game after all.



* SpiritualSuccessor: The Korean MMO Audition.
* StartScreen: Wouldn't be a video game without one.

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* %%* SpiritualSuccessor: The Korean MMO Audition.
* %%* StartScreen: Wouldn't be a video game without one.



* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: The ''entire cast'' of Dance Summit 2001.
* TrueFinalBoss: Pander in Bust a Groove 2. [[SecretLevel You only get to dance against him if you get a Fever Time in each level]]

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* %%* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: The ''entire cast'' of Dance Summit 2001.
* %%* TrueFinalBoss: Pander in Bust a Groove 2. [[SecretLevel You only get to dance against him if you get a Fever Time in each level]]



* WackyLand: The Data Bebop's stage, Kita 2001 is a video game-themed one.
** Pander's Stage.
* {{Wutai}}: Again, Iga Base.

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* %%* WackyLand: The Data Bebop's stage, Kita 2001 is a video game-themed one.
** %%** Pander's Stage.
* %%* {{Wutai}}: Again, Iga Base.



21st Aug '13 5:03:30 PM AngelTenshi85
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* MagicalGirl: Comet.

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* MagicalGirl: Comet. Kitty-N is a parody of one.
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