Light Novel: Iriya no Sora, UFO no Natsu
Iriya no Sora, UFO no Natsu (InS,UnN in short on this page. Means, literally, "Iriya's Sky, UFO's Summer") originates as a four volume Light Novel series. Written by Akiyama Mizuhito, it tells the story of Iriya Kana and Asaba Naoyuki, involving aliens, love, and angst. Lots of it. An OVA series had been made, and a manga series is still on-going.
- All Deserts Have Cacti: The "all deserts are sandy wastelands" variation is used to portray Nevada, complete with a raging sandstorm.
- Phlebotinum Girl: Kana Iriya is the only person who can pilot a super-advanced fighter jet.
- The Xof Y: An unusual case in that there's two "of"s but no "The".