Playing With: Non-human Lover Reveal
Basic Trope: Basic "Boy and Girl are a couple". But then one discovers that the other isn't human.
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- Straight: Hiro meets Ichigo at high school and they start dating. Then he finds out she's a Humanoid Alien.
- Exaggerated: Hiro is the Victorious Childhood Friend of Ichigo, who's very plain and doesn't really have any standout characteristics. Despite dating her for a decade, he just recently found out that she has an even less attractive side.
- Downplayed: Ichigo is a member of a Witch Species, so she's mostly human, but a bit different.
- Justified: Ichigo's form has no clear difference from a normal human girl's. And whatever Ichigo really is, it isn't something common. So Hiro has no reason to suspect that Ichigo may not be a human.
- Inverted: Hiro is dating Ichigo and her behavior makes him suspect that there is something wrong with her. It turns out that Ichigo is normal, but Hiro himself is the Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot.
- Subverted: Hiro is dating Ichigo and her behavior makes him suspect that there is something wrong with her. It turns out that she's simply a Cosplay Otaku Girl with weird behavior.
- Double Subverted: However, it's revealed later that Ichigo is unaware of her alien gene.
- Parodied: Ichigo is a Starfish Alien, yet Hiro think she's human. He claims the poor girl simply has a severe case of deformation, and shouts angrily at anyone who tries to point out that humans do not have tentacles.
- Zig Zagged: Hiro's girlfriend is Ichigo, who seems to be just a normal girl. Then she starts acting weird and Hiro suspects her of being an alien. Turns out that she simply got into a weird cult. Hiro tries to get her out of the cult, but she can't since the cultists claim she's their goddess. After some investigation, it turn out that goddess is merely a rank of the cultists. Except it's soon revealed that goddess rank cultists are candidates of those who bear the essence of the Goddess. It took a while before Hiro can confirm that the whole Goddess thing is merely propaganda from the cult leader. When the cult leader sends assassins after him, however, Ichigo quickly repels them with alien technology and explains how she and her parents came from a distant world across the galaxy. Ichigo's parents soon tell Hiro a secret, Ichigo is really just an Earthling girl they adopted when she was just a baby. Aside from knowledge of operating alien devices, there's nothing special about her at all.
- Averted: Ichigo is a normal Earthling girl.
- Enforced: ???
- Lampshaded: "I finally meet the right girl, and she's from another planet!"
- Invoked: ???
- Exploited: ???
- Defied: To avoid drama, Ichigo doesn't date Earth men.
- Discussed: ???
- Conversed: "Five bucks says the guy in this movie hooks up with the alien in disguise."
- Deconstructed: The Reveal is too much for Hiro and he runs away from Ichigo...or even Goes Mad From The Revelation.
- Reconstructed: But after taking some time to think about it, Hiro has come to the conclusion that aside from being an alien, Ichigo is really the perfect girl for him. She's still the same cute girl who tries her best to please him. He quickly returns to her and mends the relationship.
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