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[[caption-width-right:332:Ran & Midori]]
Isozaki Ran is an energetic and sporty middle school student who had the gift of premonition since she was a little kid. Her powers really come into fruition once she meets Naha Midori, a girl who transfers into her school and attends the same class she does. Actually she had already heard the girl's voice in her head before that, saying "I found you" and that "it will begin very soon".

Ran discovers through her interactions with Midori that she has tremendous telepathic and telekinetic powers, just like Midori herself. The only trouble is that the two girls don't hit it off well at first. They get a mutual understanding though once they decide to face an adversary with similar abilities, who at one point kidnaps Rui, Ran's boyfriend who possesses certain powers as well.

The series, fully called ''Telepathy Shoujo Ran Jiken Note'', describes how Ran deals with her newly found abilities and how it affects her relationship with her friends and family, mostly in an "adventure per episode" format. The stuff Ran, Midori and Rui have to deal with ranges from fairly mundane school troubles, through low-key detective work to run-ins with local godhoods.

The show, which aired in the latter half of 2008, is generally light-hearted family fun, with a strong-willed female lead and ditto friends.
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Tropes:

* AfraidOfNeedles: Midori.
* AllOfTheOtherReindeer: Midori tries to pull this one on Ran at first.
* AmateurSleuth: Ran, Rui and Midori are somewhere between this and {{kid detective}}s. Rin, being older, is this straight on.
* BaitAndSwitchCredits
* BigEater: Midori. She even does pretty well at eating contests.
* BrotherSisterTeam: Ran is helped immensely by her older brother Rin during her adventures.
* CherryBlossoms: All over. One episode is about returning a god to a sakura tree.
* ChildhoodFriendRomance: Rui and Ran, even with [[RomanticTwoGirlFriendship competition from Midori]].
* DarkMagicalGirl: Midori, at first.
* DoubleTake: Quite a few of those.
* TheEmpath: Ran and Midori--but also Momoko.
* EnemyWithout: The [[spoiler:ghosts at the inn]].
* ExactEavesdropping: Played completely straight throughout the series.
* ExtraordinarilyEmpoweredGirl: Guess who.
* FantasticRacism: Most people with psychic abilities are victim to this.
* HappilyMarried: Ran's parents.
* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler:Midori, very early in the series even]].
* HumansAreBastards
* InvisibleToNormals
* JidaiGeki
* KansaiRegionalAccent: Midori.
* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler:Momoko even gets a fairly happy end]].
* TheLoad: Rui, for most of the series.
* LonersAreFreaks: Averted with Midori, who is pretty normal, although perhaps a bit arrogant. Played straight with Momoko.
* MagicalGirl: Ran and Midori, sort of.
* MagicSkirt
* MaskPower: Momoko.
* {{Masquerade}}: it's a "magic/esper" series, what did you expect? Midori spends a lot of effort to hide from her classmates... her [[KansaiRegionalAccent Kansai-ben accent]]. Oh, and her powers, too.
* MindControl: Momoko's favorite way of gaining power.
* NewTransferStudent: Midori.
* NoblewomansLaugh: Midori pulls this off from time to time.
* NonIndicativeFirstEpisode: Giving the impression of a much darker series.
* OfficialCouple: Ran & Rui.
* {{Ojou}}: Midori. It explains why she can live by herself in a big luxurious apartment.
* {{Otaku}}: Ran's father... of pickles. Really.
* ParentalAbandonment: Averted with Ran, but played straight with Midori.
* PowerGlows: Emitted by Ran and Midori when applying their powers. It seems to be invisible to others though.
* ThePowerOfFriendship
* PowerTrio: Ran, Midori and Rui.
* PsychicLink: Most prominently between Ran and Midori, although they can connect to other people too if they really try.
* PsychicPowers: But of course...
* ReallyDeadMontage: Played straight, even though [[spoiler:Midori doesn't really die]].
* RomanticTwoGirlFriendship: Even when there are boys in the picture.
* ScoobyDooHoax
* SelectiveObliviousness: Rin doesn't seem to notice Midori's crush on him, even though she doesn't exactly keep it a secret.
** He probably has noticed, but either doesn't take it seriously, or decided to ignore it, since he's looking for a girlfriend his age. An aversion of the Lolicon trope, if you wish.
* SequelHook: Ran [[spoiler:hears another voice in the end, saying the same thing Midori did]].
* SpoilerOpening: It is immediately shown that [[spoiler:Ran and Midori will be on good footing]].
* TakeMyHand: Numerous times.
* ThereIsOnlyOneBed
* TimeTravel
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Ran & Midori.
* {{Tsundere}}: Midori.
* WeirdMoon
* WeirdnessCensor: Yamashita-kun, who is helped by Ran's powers but still can't believe it.
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