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Theme Pairing
Said the Toad to the Kangaroo,
"I can hop and so can you.
If we marry we'll have a child
Who can jump a mountain or hop a mile..."

A lot of thought usually goes into a fan choosing their OTP...


Sorry, couldn't hold it in long enough. Okay, we admit it. One's OTP rarely has any thought into it going beyond the appearance of the characters involved. If they look cute together, we go for it. Like picking dolls to display on a shelf.

Sometimes, however, a couple is chosen due to their similarities. This is especially true if one's favorite pairing is separated by being in entirely different series, although not all theme pairings need involve such a Crossover Ship.

Examples of themes include:

That's love, baby! Okay, not really. But truthfully, people do get along better when they have something in common, so the idea isn't total bunk.

The basis of many a Crossover Ship.
Super CoupleShipping TropesToy Ship
That One SidequestYMMV/Home PageThey Just Didn't Care
That One SidequestYMMVThey Just Didn't Care

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