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''Advanced Variable Geo'' (or ''Advanced V.G.'' as {{officially shortened|title}}) is a duology of console {{Fighting Game}}s by the company Technical Group Laboratory (TGL). The general premise, where in the future a grand championship tournament called Variable Geo is held annually to determine who is the strongest waitress in the world, derives from a series of {{H-Game}}s. This page is for the BleachedUnderpants console games only.

The first ''Advanced Variable Geo'' was a quasi-remake of the original ''Variable Geo'' {{H-Game}}, with [[DeletedScene the H-scenes removed]]. It was released for the PCEngine (1994), SuperFamicom (1995, as ''[[SuperTitle64Advance Super Variable Geo]]'', with the story mode removed), PlayStation (1996) and SegaSaturn (1997; the H-scenes were restored to this last version in a [[{{Bowdlerise}} Boldlerised]] state). It introduced the series' overarching plot in which the waitresses, especially Yuka and Reimi, are being manipulated from behind the scenes by Reimi's mother Miranda, who is using them all as test subjects in order to grow herself the ultimate fighting machine.

''Advanced Variable Geo 2'', released for the PlayStation in 1998, focuses on the new character Tamao Mitsurugi, a HeroWorshipper who wants to be just like Yuka, her idol. She winds up [[DefeatMeansFriendship befriending]] many of Yuka's old rivals, and finds out that Yuka has been suffering from extreme self doubt after watching K-1 and K-2 getting offed by their boss due to [[YouHaveFailedMe their failure to defeat her in the previous tournament]]. After re-igniting Yuka's fighting spirit and overcoming Miranda's PsychoForHire, Saki Shinjou, Tamao and Yuka are pitted against Miranda's latest GattacaBabies, the Material twins, after which Tamao beats Miranda herself and the ''Advanced V.G.'' saga climaxes with everybody coming together to create a SpiritBomb that finishes off Miranda for good.

The plot of these games was loosely adapted for the ''Anime/VariableGeo'' OVA.
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!!These games provide examples of:
* ActionGirl: Everybody.
** WorldOfActionGirls: No surprise, given it's an all female fighting game series.
* AllThereInTheManual: There's a few guidebooks and novels that expand the ''Advanced'' universe. Even throwing in the characters introduced in ''V.G. II: Bout of Cabalistic Goddess'' (the direct sequel to the original pre-''Advanced'' game) for good measure.
* ArrogantKungFuGuy: Practically half the cast prior to their [[DefeatMeansFriendship befriending]], although Reimi was by far the most arrogant.
* AwesomeByAnalysis: Kaori Yanase uses data gathered from her fights in order to develop her training regimen.
* BerserkButton: For Jun, it's her old nickname of "Bonecrusher"; although prior to ''Advanced V.G. 2'', she also had an extreme distaste for Americans. For Erina, it's people who discriminate against her because she ''is'' American.
* {{Bokukko}}: Yuka fits this trope in the masculine pronoun department, however Jun fits this trope in both the masculine pronoun, tomboyish appearance and personality departments.
* BrandX: Just about every restaurant featured in the games is a ShoutOut to one that exists/existed in RealLife Japan. ''Hanna Miller's'' is based on ''Anna Miller's'', ''Bikkuri Monkey'' is based on ''Bikkuri Donkey'', ''TheRival'' is based on ''The Royal'', ''Skalark'' is based on ''Skylark'', ''Fushiya'' is based on the ''Fujiya Confectionary'', etc.
* BrattyHalfPint: Manami Kusunoki, who despite being 16 years old, still throws tantrums like a child half her age.
* ButNotTooForeign: Reimi, whose father Souichirou is Japanese, and mother Miranda is American.
* CatFight: The series is about a tournament for [[FanserviceWithASmile combat waitresses.]] While there's no actual ClothingDamage in-game, the loser of each match is always depicted with their uniform torn to varying degrees, their hair mussed, and their faces are usually covered in scratch marks.
* ChivalrousPervert: Ayako. She appears to be nothing more than a party girl who likes to get close to the ladies, until it's revealed she devotes a lot of her time to charity work, and she makes a hobby of drawing out would-be rapists and stalkers and then beating them up.
* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Miranda Jahana, until her husband and daughter decide to lock her out of the company forever.
* DanceBattler: Ayako Yuuki, whose movements became more and more dance-like as the series went.
* DefeatMeansFriendship: Generally, the girls fighting in the tournaments become good friends with each other over the course of the story.
* DefrostingIceQueen: Ultimately, Reimi Jahana. She started out as a RichBitch [[TheOjou Ojou]] [[TheRival Rival]], but eventually warmed up to to Yuka and company.
* DesignerBabies: The Hybrids created by Miranda (K-1, K-2, and the twin Material units).
* {{Deuteragonist}}:
** As the heiress of The Jahana Corporation, Reimi serves as both the deuteragonist and as Yuka's [[TheRival primary rival.]] After being defeated by Yuka, she aids her putting an end to her mother, Miranda's, ambitions.
** Tamao takes over the role in the second game, relagating Reimi to the position of tritagonist. She helps rekindle Yuka's fighting spirit by making her see that she wasn't to blame for the deaths of K-1 and K-2, in the previous tournament. They have a friendly match afterward, which Tamao wins, before moving on to face Miranda.
* DisneyDeath / NoOneCouldSurviveThat: In the ending to ''Advanced V.G. 2'', Chiho is shot at point blank by Miranda, and then tells the rest of her TrueCompanions to blow up the plane she and Miranda are in with a SpiritBomb. Everyone thinks she bit the dust until she [[NotQuiteDead turns up at her own funeral]].
* DittoFighter: Tamao Mitsurugi, who based her whole fighting style on moves copied from Yuka.
* DummiedOut: Hidden beneath the datafiles of ''Advanced V.G. 2'' [[http://www.fightabase.com/images/trivia/204.gif are unused sprites]] of Ayako, Satomi, Jun, Kaori, and Manami sporting and posing in swimsuit bikinis. It's unknown whether these were meant for some special winposes or extra fanservice.
* DysfunctionJunction: Just about everybody except Yuka, Manami, and Tamao have ''extremely'' dark or messed up pasts.
* {{Eagleland}}: In an unusual case, Erina Goldsmith is a pureblooded American raised in Japan.
* EvilMatriarch: Miranda, natch.
* ExcusePlot: The first two games.
* ExtremityExtremist: Kaori, who as a practitioner of Tae Kwon Do, only ever uses kicks.
* FanserviceWithASmile: Pretty much everybody.
%% * FragileSpeedster: Manami. May be one of the only examples in a fighting game in which the FragileSpeedster is '''not''' a {{Ninja}}.
* FreudianExcuse: Reimi. Her mother put her through TrainingFromHell, never once acknowledged or praised her, and ultimately used her as a testbed for her GattacaBabies.
* GagBoobs: Yuka is so ridiculously busty she's actually ''embarrassed'' by her appearance.
* GeniusBruiser: Jun Kubota, the series's [[TheLadette hard drinkin', hard fightin']] BikerBabe is a major in astrophysics and fluid mechanics among others. One of her ''Advanced V.G.'' endings has her becoming an astronaut.
* GratuitousEnglish: Reimi's ("Burning Love!" "Rose Stinger!" "Gryphon Nail!"), Kaori's ("Data Pulse!" "Flat Scan!"), Jun's ("Kubota Buster/Shuttle!" "Earth Shaker!"), and Ayako's ("Mach Spin!" "Rave Storm!") attack names.
* HairColors: About half the cast has plausible shades of brown, black, and in Erina Goldsmith's case, blonde. The other half results in things like Manami's pink pigtails, Kaori and Ayako's shades of purple, and Reimi's silver hair.
* JackOfAllStats: Yuka.
* KameHameHadoken: Yuka's "Kyuukyoku Kikou Dan" and Tamao's "Lightning Crash" supers.
* KickTheDog: Miranda's specialty.
* LipstickLesbian / StraightGay: Ayako.
* MeaningfulName: Reimi and Miranda's surname, "Jahana" literally means "evil flower".
* MightyGlacier: Jun Kubota.
* MinorMajorCharacter: Satomi (see the RyuAndKen entry).
* MouthyKid: Manami.
* MovesetClone: Yuka, Tamao, and in a twist on this trope, Chiho.
* {{Ninja}}: Chiho Masuda overtly, her cousin Kyoko Kirishima is also technically one.
* MultipleEndings: In ''Advanced V.G.'', each character (with the exception of Reimi) has a second ending that can be unlocked when Normal Mode is beaten on one of the higher difficulties.
* OhCrap: Miranda has a short moment of this when she finds out that she's been locked out of the Jahana Group in ''Advanced V.G. 2''.
* TheOneGuy: K-1, who is the ''only'' male to ever be seen in a combat role.
* ParentalAbandonment: Satomi's parents died in a car accident. The whereabouts of most other characters' are never elaborated upon, although in Erina's case, her desperate longing to bring her grandmother to Japan might be a good indicator that her parents are gone as well.
* PlayingWithFire: Satomi might as well be a GenderFlip of [[TheKingOfFighters Kyo Kusanagi]]. Erina uses KiAttacks to supercharge a cigarette lighter to create a makeshift flamethrower.
* PrincessCurls: Reimi. All part of TheOjou image.
* PromotionToParent: Satomi towards her younger brother Daisuke. Keeping the bills paid isn't easy for her.
* PsychoForHire: Saki Shinjou in ''Advanced V.G. 2''.
* TheRival: Reimi becomes this to Yuka. Erina's restaurant is actually ''called'' TheRival.
* RyuAndKen: While Yuka ("Ryu") and Satomi ("Ken") are ChildhoodFriends and [[FriendlyRivalry sparring partners]], Satomi [[MinorMajorCharacter has almost no relevance to the events of the games, themselves.]] The OVA changed this by making her the deuteragonist and expanding on her rivalry with Yuka.
* ShockAndAwe: All Hybrids have some unexplained power over electricity.
* SomethingAboutARose: Reimi's red roses are her trademark.
* SpiritedCompetitor: Yuka would make [[Franchise/StreetFighter Ryu]] proud. The tournament's cash prize and recognition mean little to her. Instead, she lives for the fight and the strives to learn more about herself and others through combat. [[spoiler: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJNg_TGL124 Her second Normal Mode ending in the first game]] and [[http://youtu.be/bDQfB85GvB4?t=2m23s her Normal Mode ending in the second]] even have her WalkingTheEarth]].
* TheStinger: After the credits of part 2, Tamao, Yuka, and the others are shown visiting Chiho's grave... When a hand suddenly touches Tamao's shoulder and she has a big smile on her face and she turns back to see who it really is.
* StoneWall: Kyoko Kirishima in ''Advanced V.G. 2''. Her own offense is rather weak, but her defense is high, as is the damage output from her counter throws.
* SuperPrototype: Technically, Reimi in regards to her mother's GattacaBabies.
* TokenMiniMoe: Manami, and in ''Advanced V.G. 2'', Tamao.
* VictoriasSecretCompartment: Elena keeps her above mentioned lighter [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything snugly between her breasts]].
* WeWillMeetAgain: Miranda tries to pull this in the climax of ''Advanced V.G. 2''. [[SubvertedTrope She doesn't make it very far]].
* YouHaveFailedMe: Miranda disposes of K-1 and K-2 for this reason at the end of ''Advanced V.G.''.
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