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[[{{Bokukko}} Tomboy]] Futaba Yoshinaga and her [[DudeLooksLikeALady somewhat effeminate]] older brother find themselves in for a surprise when Futaba wins a prize in her local lottery - a stone gargoyle. Even more surprising, the Gargoyle can talk and declares itself the gatekeeper of the house and soon enough, the city in general. So begins the story of Gargoyle (nickname Gar-kun) and the city's ins, outs and magical happenings.

Based on a series of LightNovels, starring NorioWakamoto as Gar-kun.
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!!Tropes in this series include:

* CuteMute - Mrs. Yoshinaga doesn't say an audible word throughout the entire series, [[spoiler:except in the last episode]].
* DancingTheme - The ending sequence has Futaba, Mimori and Lili dancing in white suits and top hats - simple, but cute.
* DisproportionateRetribution - Gargoyle is often subject to this from the women of the Yoshinaga family.
* DudeLooksLikeALady - Kazumi's feminine traits are a constant subject of derision, though he does have a girl who has a crush on him.
* DynamicEntry - Futaba to Gargoyle, all the time.
* ElementalPowers - Gargoyle has fire, electricity and FrickinLaserBeams. With his job as Gatekeeper, he uses them for defense and occasionally frying the paperboy.
* {{Fangirl}} - Mrs. Yoshinaga is Hyakushiki's biggest fan, recording him any time he comes onto TV. Needless to say, she's elated when he actually comes to their house.
* FunnyForeigner - Hisham, creator of Osiris, hails from Egypt, is outlandish and silly, and has a peculiar way of speaking.
* GadgeteerGenius - Iyo Takahara, creator of Gargoyle, is an alchemist version of this. Likewise, Hamilton is the alchemist version of a MadScientist.
* GenderFlip - Heika and Kayano, a brother-sister pair who are almost exactly like Futaba and Kazumi save for gender, making them more normal than their counterparts.
* GentlemanThief - Hyakushiki, who later gets a PromotionToParent when he adopts Lili. Also a sometimes PantyThief, mostly for laughs. Lili later tries to take up the trade.
* MamaBear - Mrs. Yoshinaga is ''brutal'' when angered - she knows wrestling moves and isn't afraid to use them.
* MeaningfulName - Each of the other sentient alchemist creations that appear in the series possess one. Cherub is a winged golden statue meant to serve as a {{Foil}} to Gargoyle, Osiris is named after an Egyptian god, and Dullahan is derived from Irish folklore, believed to be based off a god who demanded human sacrifices.
* MundaneFantastic - Even with the presence of alchemy, psychics, robots, and other oddities, the lives of the people of Goshiki are what's most important.
* OffscreenTeleportation - While we never see Gargoyle actually ''move'' anywhere, he gets around quickly.
* TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou - Amane Higashimiya is a wealthy alchemist who believes Iyo Takahara shamed her late father, and seeks to avenge him through the defeat of Gargoyle with his own creation, Cherub. Naturally, Cherub exhibits this trope toward Gargoyle himself.
* PhenotypeStereotype - Lili and her father.
* PlantPerson - Osiris
* PsychicPowers - Lili, thanks to some experiments her father performed on her. MindControlEyes were present, but Iyo managed to heal her of this.
* RobotBuddy - Dullahan, who eventually becomes part of Lili's family.
* SliceOfLife
* SpeaksFluentAnimal - Gargoyle has the ability to speak to animals, other statues and humans, serving as a translator between them. A cousin to the trope shows up when Futaba gains the ability to talk to plants by AppliedPhlebotinum.
* StrongFamilyResemblance - Kazumi takes a lot after his mom.
* TearsFromAStone - Happens to Gargoyle, as expected.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl - Futaba and Mimori.
* UnnamedParent - Mr. and Mrs. Yoshinaga.
* WrestlerInAllOfUs - The women of the Yoshinaga family do German Suplexes quiet often.
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