A Mahou Sensei Negima! fanfiction story with several Mega Crossover elements, written by Over Master and proofread and polished by Shadow Crystal Mage. The story retells the events of the original Negima manga (with a few added elements from the animated adaptations), while adding a notable number of characters and plot points from several other series.The main noticeable divergence from canon at the beginning is the fact Negi is assigned to live with Chisame and Hakase instead of Asuna and Konoka.The story can be found here. A nearly identical version of the earlier chapters, but somewhat rougher and less edited, can be found at this forum Forty-eight chapters (including a Prologue and three Omake episodes) have been written so far (and over one million words, to boot).Character Sheet currently under construction.Please add Tropes as you see them.
Actor Allusion: When 2814 Asuna and Chisame go under secret identities, they call themselves Akemi Kanda and Yumi Shimura, just like their voice actresses.
Adaptational Badass: Plenty. Chisame and Misora find their pactios a good deal more useful than their canon selves. Misa, Hakase, and Sakurako get pactios that they never received in canon. Other Negima characters such as Card Captor Nodoka and Sailor Mercury Akira get Magical Girl powers from other universes. Characters from other universes, such as Haruka and Ai get pactios. There are even characters from non-Negima universes getting powers from different non-Negima universes.
Matoi: "You cannot stand in the way of love! Love might be patient, love might be kind, love might not envy, boast, or be proud, it might not dishonor others, be self-seeking, easily angered, keep no record of wrongs, it might not delight in evil but rejoice with the truth, but it always protects! Always trusts! Always hopes! Always perseveres! Love never fails! When every star in the heavens grows cold, and when silence lies once more on the face of the deep, three things will endure! Faith! Hope! And Love! And the greatest of these isLove!"
Tsukuyomi later says the same speech almost exactly word for word.
This is a quote, the beginning paraphrased in some parts, from book 6 of the The Dresden Files.
Badass Normal: From a purely mage-rating of 'normal', Nekane. She kept up with Deadpool! Then again, she IS a Springfield...
Batman Gambit: Haruna's father sent her to an all girl school when he found out she was homosexual. He did this in hopes of making her straight or at the very least bi. She laughed at his weird logic. Haruna now has a boyfriend
Calling Your Attacks: spoofed by Akira, who goes throug a whole string of water-sounding magical attacks before getting the right one.
Akira: "MERCURY WAVE! HEAVY RAIN! VERY BIG STORM! FORM OF A WATER BUCKET! TSUNAMI! HYDRO-PUMP! DROWN, YOU EVIL THING! Ummm... BUBBLES! DEADLY BUBBLES! ROLLING BUBBLES! MERCURY BUBBLES!" (finally gets it right)
Harley Quinn fails at it repeatedly, possibly because the one she's trying to use isn't hers.
Casual Danger Dialogue: happens all the time. Culminates in the battle against Eva, where Misa takes the time to comment about how every other thing Eva says is a sexual innuendo... while being chased.
Catchphrase: Nozomu, of course, has his "Despair! X has left me in despair!", but lately everyone has been using some variation of it.
Chisame to Negi after fighting Eva: "What if you had died?-! We'd have been in despair! Your death would have left us in despair!"
Itoshiki: "And those are my catchphrases..."
Played with at the end of the dodgeball game, where he actually praises his class for losing, resulting in him for once NOT being in despair...
"DESPAIR! LACK OF DESPAIR WOULD DRIVE ME TO DESPAIR!"
The Decadent Habits world visited by Yuuna in Lesson 26 comes off as this for her. And for good personal reasons.
Crazy-Prepared: subverted. During the blackout, Itoshiki makes notes as to improvements to be made for next blackout, such as issuing the teachers flare guns in case of emergency such as, say, getting attacked by the local vampire when all the phones are out.
Also, at one point, Misa actually sinks her needles down Chachamaru's eyesockets.
Failure Is the Only Option: Assuming that we should take all the omakes, references and crossovers seriously, Chao has been trying this at least 666666 times, often leading to vastly different results, yet she still hasn’t acheived her objective. Also, she’s still aging (though obviously at an incredibly slow rate), making it impossible for her to keep trying forever, even if it weren’t for the fact that she’s threatening the multiverse and practically everyone with time-travel knowledge up to The Joker are trying to stop her.
Fun Size: Asakura Ryoko is currently reduced to her miniature chibi form from The Melancholy of Haruhi-chan after Nagato destroyed her for trying to kill god Kyon. The only reason Nagate hasn't destroyed her completely is because Ryoko has apparently made herself too cute to be destroyed.
Nagato: "Unfortunately, it is equipped with high-level moe anti-destruction countermeasures that I have been unable to overcome, so I have not been able to fully delete her yet."
Future Badass: Thanks to the Grail War. In addition to the canonical Archer, it's all but outright stated that Temptress is a future version of Chisame.
Gratuitous Foreign Language: So far, Spanish, German and Filipino have made an appearance, on top of the Latin originally seen in Negima.
Girl on Girl Is Hot: How Two-Face is able to escape Arkham on Christmas Eve. Metatextually, the author of this fic mentions that the chapter with Sakurako and Hakase kissing was the one that got the most reviews.
Informed Ability: Matoi supposedly has a plethora of skills she's picked up by stalking people. So far, we've only seen a few: Dodgeball playing, and photography.
In more recent chapters give her lock picking, disabling Eva's dolls "ninja style", love powered super strength and hacking. Interestingly enough, when Eva calls her useless, Matoi can't think of any counter argument
She also has ninja skills, allowing her to JUMP FROM ONE MOVING TRAIN TO ANOTHER off-screen.
Naked People Are Funny: The universe seems to waste no chance to strip Chisame down. It remains to be seen yet if Takane will outdo her in that regard when she enters the picture.
Takane has just been stripped for the first time in Lesson 29.
Nice Job Breaking It, Hero: Chao doesn't know she has inadvertently poised the world at the brink of utter temporal annihilation. It's so bad Xellos and The Joker are trying to stop her, in their own twisted little way...
Noodle Incident / Noodle Implements: In Chapter 17, Negi wakes up sandwiched between Satomi and Chisame. He's quick to remind himself that "things like this never happened at Merdiana."
No, wait, it happened there too, he told himself, remembering the incident with Anya, the dishwasher, and the garden hose. Not to mention the infamous event involving him, Anya, Nekane, that toaster, and a huge jar of butter. It had taken them one week to explain it to everyone, and three more to get Chamo to stop laughing.
Matoi's skills, which she learned via stalking, are either this or Chekhov's Skills.
Word of God says the only two actually sane people in the Unequally world are Madoka and Tate Yuuichi. The latter has only gotten three lines of dialogue so far.
OOC Is Serious Business: after receiving an ultimatum to have all 2-A pass or else, Negi is so depressed that Itoshiki-sensei is actually happy in comparison. Pink Supervisor finds the experience disturbing.
It didn't feel right at all. It was like someone had stuck the 110 volt universe into the 220 volt socket. He looked around nervously, afraid he'd suddenly start sexually attracting geriatrics.
Parental Incest: Haruna indicates that she loves her father ("... yes, in THAT way!") and tells her mother that she'll only have a mother-daughter threesome with her and her new boyfriend if she goes all the way...
Inspired by what she's seen of a certain other world, Lindy Harlaown decides that she and her son Chrono need to be a little bit closer ...
: "DAMN YOU! WHY?! WHAT DID I EVER DO! I WAS TEN! I'D DONE NOTHING, NOTHINGTO DESERVE THIS! ANY OF THIS! You and your hacks kept saying if we believed in you, if we paid up with the church, if we sucked up to you, you'd protect us! That was the deal, right? If we joined your little protection racket, then you'd let the crops grow, protect us from demons, and we'd have a cushy place to go when we croaked! You said we'd be happy! THAT WAS THE FUCKING DEAL! WHERE WERE YOU WHEN THIS HAPPENED TO ME?! WHERE WERE YOU FOR MY CLAN WHEN THE BLOOD OVERCAME ME? WHERE WERE YOU WHEN I BEGGED FOR YOUR HELP TO CHANGE ME BACK? WHY DIDN'T YOU STOP ME FROM KILLING ALL THOSE PEOPLE? WHY WEREN'T YOU THERE TO PROTECT THEM, YOU BASTARD?! WHERE'S THEIR HAPPINESS? WHERE'S MY HAPPINESS?!" She screamed a child's scream of betrayal, of anger, wishing she had her power, wishing she could raze this place, bury its lies in her ice. Tears streamed down her face as she roared and asked the questions mankind has been asking, of itself, of other gods, of the universe, since time before memory.
Relationship Upgrade: Hakase and Sakurako are finally working on being a couple! The fic being what this is, it's not that simple...
Running Gag: The girls will sometimes come up with surprising information about fields they traditionally aren't good at, e.g. Hakase bringing up Shakespeare, and mentioning that 'They listen in class'.
Heads being chomped off, "OM NOM NOM NOM!" and Mami keep being referenced together.
Since his first appearance, Itoshiki Nozomu has appeared at least once an episode, even if only because he gets a funny feeling someone is using his catchphrases or stealing schnicht. He usually lampshades this.
"I'm in despair! The fact that this is my only appearance this chapter has left me in despair!"
Scenes, no matter how serious or humorous, always cut away to another character if that scene even remotely references something that other character does. The cutaway usually involves at least a sneeze.
Screw Yourself: Misa fantasizes about a foursome with both Negis and her alternate self. The Negis also almost kiss each other while asleep, to 2814!Asuna’s amusement.
In the same chapter, both Evangelines actually do have off-screen sex.
Recently, both Harunas have taken to fondling each other.
Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness: From Hakase, naturally, though it's been cut back in recent chapters due to character development, and her actually trying to communicate with her sorta-kinda-maybe-finally girlfriend Sakurako.
Shadow Crystal Mage: a part of the creative process, and also part of his unceasing efforts to be on as many pages here as possible...
Ship Tease: By the bucketloads. Some are actually developed.
Called as such by some of the more Genre Savvy characters, like Haruna and the recently Joker-influenced Quartum.
Shipper on Deck: 2814!Haruna for Unequally Negi and Misora, and Chisame and Hakase. Also, Sister Shakti for Negi and Misora.
Shout-Out: Chapter 22 is chock full of them, from everything from Animaniacs to La Blue Girl...
The chess game between Joker and Ra's al Ghul is an almost line-by-line reference to a highly obscure Batman storyline called The Demon Laughs.
Many of the subtitles of the omake segments reference other fics, usually Negima fics or more (in)famous fics in other fandoms, though the content of the segment never really matches the content of the fic whose title it references. The "Agony In Pink" segment, for example, is a fic about Makie's painfully horrible musical talent.
During the crossover segment, 2814!Negi keeps calling Unequally!Negi "mou hitori no boku."
Taking A Third Option: The Dodgeball games has two possible outcomes as Itoshiki-sensei sees it: either his class wins, in which case they will be boasting for weeks; or it loses, and they'll be angry for weeks. When the possibility of a draw is mentioned...
The Virus: One of the "Orphans" has shades of this. Negi's semi-ghoulification also counts.
Timey-Wimey Ball: the end result of Chao going back to first year every time she fails during the school festival, resulting in the world as it currently is. One would think she'd learn the definition of insanity...
Transformation Is a Free Action: played straight so far, but only because everyone is either too busy watching the resultant nudity of a Magical Girl (usually Chisame) transforming or can't believe their eyes and ask her if she knows she's providing a strip show.
Twin Threesome Fantasy: Misa has one of these when she sees the two Negis. Implied to be what's going through Matoi's head regarding the two Chisames.
Two-Teacher School: Massively averted. Other teachers from others series are shamelessly stolen to populate the staffroom.
Viewers Are Geniuses: A lot of the gags, cameos, puns and references are rather obscure and demand a good knowledge of manga, anime, comics and American animation and Television to be fully understood.