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''Magical Cannon Wars'' is a freeware BulletHell game for the Android made by RONJI.

Due to the incredibly BlindIdiotTranslation it's hard to know exactly what's happening with the plot.

Magical girls are used as weapons of war, as they've been recognised to have talent as soldiers and [[AllThereInTheManual have been persecuted in their time]]. Countries try to mass produce the wands necessary for the girls to fight which quickly led to the "Second Magical Girl World War". The girls were all protected by their weapons but 25% of the world's cities were wiped out. The United Nations made a law about the uses of Magical Girls and that magical girls should fight each other in death matches to lower the numbers.

Countries studying Magical Girls have come to the conclusion that with each passing year their power is becoming more and more powerful. The battle between magical girls, "The Battle Of Magic", is starting again and with serious economic recession.

You play as Akira (or Akari, Alternative Zhu, or "red pear"), a MagicalGirl (and an ordinary student), who, along with her sidekick, [=RightStuff=], is possibly trying to end the war between the magical girls, by fighting them. The various magical girls Akira meets along the way refer to the Battle Of Magic as a competition held between the magical girls to find out who is the strongest and they also meet a mysterious magical girl, named Zero, who talks cryptic to them, if at all.

Enemies include various types of magical girls and space ships.

In the end, it all sort of turns out that [[spoiler: the United States of America and The Pentagon are the BigBad who, with laboratory experiments, turned Zero from a good/regular MagicalGirl into a dark one. Though it is never explained why.]] What was never explained was what Nantes has to do with anything and who Kimi (an incredibly strong magical girl) and Yanna are.

Not to be confused with the MagicalGirl BulletHell game ''Magical Cannon Girl'' (though it does get called that).
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!!Tropes:
* AllThereInTheManual: The backstory is available on RONJI's website, which isn't in English.
* [[spoiler:AmericaTakesOverTheWorld: Possibly.]]
* ArtEvolution: Nanaroku, the artist who design Akari, update her design for another project ''Magical Cannon School''. [[http://www.lolibaka.com/beta/post/show/404213 Here is the comparison]].
* BigBad: [[spoiler:America.]]
* BlindIdiotTranslation: It's hard to follow what's even going on.
--> '''Rin:''' "Late-night drama escape, I wonder enjoyed? I do not even forcibly separate [=the.If=] you love hurts so much... I'll make as you wish."
* BossRush: Stage Five.
* BrainWashedAndCrazy: [[spoiler:Zero, controlled by America.]]
-->'''[=RightStuff=]:''' "This child I was released from the effects of mechanical magic. Okay. I'm just a little shocked."
* CheeseEatingSurrenderMonkeys: France may have been invaded - hence the references to Nantes.
* {{Deconstruction}}: What if existence of {{Magical Girl}}s become common fact instead of fantasy? People will used them as weapons, of couse.
* DarkMagicalGirl: Zero and possibly all of the other girls Akira fights along the way.
* GenderBlenderName: Frank/Frankfurt
* HaveAGayOldTime: The character profile on Akira says: "Do not yet have a clear consciousness of good and evil, but for a straight girl is obedient."
* HeartsAreHealth
* HeyYou
* IKnowYoureInThereSomewhereFight: [[spoiler: Akira fighting Zero at the end.]]
* JapaneseHonorifics: These get a special mention for being in front of their names.
-->'''[=RightStuff=]:''' "Chan Zero! Chan red pear!"
* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: During the tutorial [=RightStuff=] explains that to use a bomb the player must double-tap the screen. Akira asks what that means and [=RightStuff=] responses that it's some kind of "meta-concept."
* LegacyCharacter: [[spoiler:Akira (possibly) as [=RightStuff=] refers to making an interstellar space law using the magic from his "first Akira".]]
* MadeOfExplodium: All of the magical girls (including Akira) explode when they lose a fight. They don't die oddly enough.
* MagicalGirl
* MindScrew: Olivia's fight is extremely trippy (following the theme that she's an artist).
* MusicalAssassin: The pink-haired mini-bosses fight with their guitars and their bullets are musical notes.
* MyHeroZero
* NiceHat: Akira's (pictured above).
* [[spoiler:ThePentagon: Is possibly in charge of all of the ships Akira has been fighting and destroying. They are also in charge of Zero.]]
* PrecisionFStrike: Zero flies in in stage 3, simply says "shit!" and flies away.
* ProductionThrowback: The red circle enemies are exact copies of the enemies from RONJI's ''Final Crisis'' game.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: It gets to a point where none of the characters have the same name in the dialogue as they do in the credits. Example: Zero is Xero.
* SplitPersonality: Akira and Alternative Zhu. It gets confusing when she also claims to be two other people:
-->'''Akira:''' "And was tired opponent something..."
-->'''[=RightStuff=]:''' "That's not masses of MagicalGirl personality."
-->'''Akira:''' "I am Tsu?"
** Later:
-->'''Akira:''' "... I've been Zero."
* SpikeBallsOfDoom
* TheStinger: The dialogue during the credits explains [[spoiler:that a magical girl escaped from a laboratory and that Sun magic is white magic.]]
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