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Trivia: Ojamajo Doremi
  • Actor Allusion: Rumi Shishido, who voices Onpu Segawa, was an Idol Singer back in her hey-day.
  • Anime First: The manga series that came about only covered a small amount of the anime and changed several things.
  • Celebrity Voice Actor: In the Mexican Spanish dub, Doremi is voiced by the Mexican soap opera actress Vanessa Acosta. This was a pretty unusual casting move for a Mexican actor, since Mexican Spanish dubs for anime series' never use famous actors compared with other dubs from other kinds of stuff (like Western Animation, Disney movies, etc.)
  • Cross Dressing Voice: Masaru is voiced by Nami Miyahara, who also voices Momoko Asuka.
    • Akatsuki is voiced by Tomo Saeki, Fujio by Mamiko Noto, Leon by Mayumi Yamaguchi, and Tooru by Kazumi Okazuki, all of whom are female.
  • The Danza: It seems like Igarashi's named after the director of the show, Takuya Igarashi.
  • Fan Nickname: Season one is sometimes called Ojamajo Doremi Carnival to distinguish it from the rest of the series. This nickname may have been born out of confusion, since the name of the season's opening theme is "Ojamajo Carnival."
    • Another fan nickname for the first season is Ojamajo Doremi Mujirushi. The Japanese word mujirushi literally means unlabeled.
    • Amongst the show's fansub community, the first season is usually referred to simply as S1 (short for Season 1 if you couldn't guess.) Sharp is also frequently referred to as #, since that's how it's spelled in the title. Oddly enough, Motto and Dokkan don't get any nicknames (Unless you count Motto and Dokkan as being short for Mo~tto! and Dokk~an!).
      • One of the fansubbers here: M and D make for very poor and vague nicknames. S1 and # are much more obvious and stand out as to what they represent.
    • In the Festival Episode of Dokkan, Hana-chan meets an unnamed boy whom a good portion of the fandom calls Kyo.
      • That's because his name was given as "Kyosuke" in the sketches of of the Memorial Book. So technically it's kind of canon.
  • God Created Canon Foreigner: Majo Rhythm, who only appears in the PC game Naisho no Mahou.
  • He Also Did: Yoshihiko Umakoshi, the series character designer, also did the character designs for Casshern Sins, a show that is largely different in terms of storytelling and genre with Ojamajo Doremi. He would later go on to work on two more Toei Animation shows, HeartCatch Pretty Cure! (which seems to take several cues from Doremi, especially when it comes to stylistic choices and inspirations for certain characters) and Saint Seiya Omega.
  • Hey, It's That Voice!: Chiemi Chiba is Doremi and Nami Miyahara voices Momoko and Masaru... not to mention the hundreds of other guest characters have distinctive voice actors including (but not limited to) Akira Ishida, Takahiro Sakurai, Kumiko Watanabe, etc. Consider their 15-second appearances as a crowning moment of Overshadowed by Awesome.
  • Keep Circulating the Tapes: 4Kids has not released anything past the first series. In addition, the majority of the original Japanese DVD sets are out of print, making it hard to access the show.
    • There was once a Portuguese dub in Canal Panda. If you didn't see it while it was being shown on TV, you have lost it forever. Even finding the show from people who did record it is nigh-impossible on the internet. Only some random episodes can be found from this dub.
  • Name's the Same: Pop shares her name with a fairy from Smile Pretty Cure!.
  • No Export for You: Only the first series made it to the US, and it doesn't seem like the other series, films, and other parts of the franchise will make it (and on the off-chance they do, it's an almost certain fact that 4Kids won't be handling them since Toei cut off all ties with them due to One Piece).
  • Non-Singing Voice: The Italian dub does it in Season 2; creepily so, having four little girls singing with the same, adult voice. Averted in later seasons, and it's better like that since Emanuela Pacotto, Onpu's Italian VA, is an amazing singer (she also did Utau Hoshina and Twilight Sparkle, always singing in her voice).
  • One of Us: Kento Senga and Toshiya Miyata from the J Pop Boy Band Kis-My-Ft2 mentioned on their radio show that they've watched this show growing up, and Senga had to keep it a secret from his friends since it wasn't popular among boys. Miyata has even admitted to having "Ojamajo Carnival!!" as his cell phone ringtone in middle school and being a fan of Onpu.
  • The Other Darrin: Yuka Shino filled in for Sawa Ishige in episode 27 of the first series.
    • Oyajide was originally voiced by Ginzo Matsuo until his death in the middle of Motto, causing him to be replaced by Nobuaki Kanemitsu.
  • Post Script Season: Every series after S1 could be considered this. Sharp especially since it reuses a few plot elements and points.
  • Real-Life Relative: In the Mexican Spanish dub, Doremi and her mother Haruka (voiced in Spanish by Vanessa Acosta and Dulce Maria Romay respectively) are daughter and mother in Real Life.
  • Recycled Script: The Post Script Seasons. Sharp especially, but Motto and Dokkan have this to a degree.
  • Talking to Himself: Nami Miyahara voices both Momoko and Masaru, and there is an episode where they interact.
  • What Could Have Been: Doremi was originally designed with double ponytails before ending up with her double chignon hairstyle. Hana went through several revisions, including outfits that sported a dress instead of shorts, and different hairstyles.
  • Chiemi Chiba, Tomoko Akiya, Naomi Nagasawa, and Megumi Takamura originally auditioned for the role of Pop. Along with Sawa Ishige, Nagasawa and Takamura also auditioned for Doremi as well.

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