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The World God Only Knows
Yuima - Yui in Keima's body during the "Freaky Friday" Flip arc.
Some fans have also made a pun on Haqua's name as "du Lot of Deathflags", due to the serious mistakes she has made throughout the story.
Then there's " as prominently used from FLAG 250 onward. The spoiler is there for everyone's protection.
Nikai dokurou" Hey, It's That Voice!:
Keima may have previously fangasmed over mobile suits... Or maybe have been the subject of various comic abuse outside of his galge obsession...
There's just no way that my athletic classmate/first capture target can be this cute! ( Nyaa~n!)
It is quite surprising that some VA's here (both Japanese and English VA's at that) have also voiced characters from :
Infinite Stratos In addition, it seems Chihiro previously worked for Jun at the Maid Latte Cafe. Before that, she was a Genki Girl with Cute Little Fangs, who was a part of one of the most Badass Crews to ever exist in Anime.
Anyways, was Haqua an X-Rounder before?
Kusonoki was an Ace Pilot in a Knightmare Frame.
Nikaido-sensei was a badass female cyborg cop.
"Yuki-Onna No Yamato / Snow Lady of the Mountain", you say? I'd say Mari is " The Princess of The True Ancestors"... or maybe Phantasmoon...
Mio was previously a magical girl with pink hair, who then retired to become an idol singer-slash-build fighter.
By the way, Konoka Konoe braided her hair and gained a pair of glasses, as she became head of the Library Committee, even in the English Dub.
Seems Ryou's Dumb Blonde behavior is just a front. He could be an Ax-Crazy Jerkass Vagan Pilot.
And surprisingly, Youkkun was a magical girl in search of cards...
Kodama is secretly a mad scientist shinigami.
The pitcher from Season 2 Episode 3 is so Hot-Blooded, that it is rumored that his hand glows with an awesome
POWERRRRR!!! If that was not enough, one of the wrestlers from the Nagase Arc has an entrance theme that ca-
TROMBE OVERRIDE! For dub fans, Keima steps into the shoes of two Visual Novel protagonists... their anime adaptations, that is — since he voices Kyosuke and Yuichi.
Tenri was a Britannian princess while Diana was a student council president who liked messing with people for fun.
Tsukiyo was previously a Token Mini-Moe Ten-year-old Nun. She was also quite lethargic back then, but that did not stop her from driving a Panzer IV tank like a badass.
Yui meanwhile, was a a pink-haired Bridge Bunny, a Filipina Brainy Brunette-turned-Vampire, AND a seven-year-old Enfante Terrible.
And it seems Mileina Vashti migrated to Maijima after the ELS Conflict to work as a district chief with a box cutter.
I Knew It: Ayumi being Mercury's host. For the
Genre Savvy, the author pushing Chihiro only made it more likely.
Classical Mythology combined with one of Apollo's comments about how she ended up in Kanon because she's the god of music. Of the candidates, who fits the God of Travel most? Subverted in the case of Tsukiyo; while
Classical Mythology would have put Diana, goddess of hunting, poetry, and the moon in her, she instead got Vulcan since Diana was already introduced as the one inside Tenri. No Export for You: The light novels. The first one had two exclusive capture targets in Tooru Amami and Asami Yoshino, while the second had Shino Akuragawa and Aoba Fuse.
Portmanteau Series Nickname: Kaminomi
Relationship Voice Actor:
Did you know that the voices of Keima Katsuragi and Kusonoki Kasuga are also the voices of two of the Sanbagarasu (Crow Trio) Sibling Team, Kuromaru and Sasami respectively, from .
Nurarihyon No Mago The voices of Keima and Shiori Shiomiya also voice Jun Mikuriya and Zange/Hakua Suzushiro respectively from .
Kannagi The voices of Elsea, Chihiro Kosaka, Jun Nagase, and Mari Katsuragi also voice Amu Hinamori and Dia, Ran, Su, Temari, Nana, and Hotaru from .
Shugo Chara! The voices of Haqua, Ayumi Takahara and Chihiro also voice Yuno Arashiko, Mio Isurugi, and Shizuka Sado respectively from the anime.
MM! The voices of Elsea, Haqua, and Kusonoki also voice Mihoshi Akeno, Sayo Yarai, and Fumie Kotozuka respectively from .
Sora No Manimani The voices of Haqua and Jun also voice Ikaros and Chaos respectively from .
Heaven's Lost Property The voices of Keima and Dokurou Skull also voice Ikuto Tohoin and Koto (a.k.a. Obaba) respectively from .
Nagasarete Airantou This series marked the return of the Chris Patton/ Luci Christian combo in the dub (playing Keima and Elsie respectively) after Chris had been away from voice acting for a few years.
And now with the introduction of Lune in Season 3, this trope now applies to her seiyuu, Keima's and Nora's regarding their previous roles in , being the voices of Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn Micott Barsch, Takuya Irei and Mihiro Oiwaken, respectively.
And since we're on the topic of , we have Elsea, Mari, Haqua, Shiori, Kusonoki, Yui and Ryou, appearing in Gundam as (in exact order) Mobile Suit Gundam AGE Lu Anon, Reina Spriggan, Yurin L'Ciel, Romary Stone, Arisa Gunhale, and BOTH generations of Desil Galette.
Meanwhile, Mio's and Haqua's respective seiyuus meet up again in , as Gundam Build Fighters Gunpla Idol Kirara and Aila Jyrkiäinen respectively; the latter even brought some of Haqua's Tsundere tendencies.
Star-Making Role: Newcomer Nao Touyama as Kanon.
Talking to Himself:
Parodied in Season 2, episode 12, for both the actor, Hiro Shimono, and in-story, as Keima contemplates what makes the ideal game, by way of epic political debate and an intergalactic war between Keimanites.
Played somewhat straight with the Jupiter Sisters. In the anime, they share the same voice as their hosts with added echoes for effect.
The Wiki Rule: Right here...
What Could Have Been: There was a one-shot before the series proper began with a number of differences, including no contract, no memory wipe, a seven day time limit on the catch, a more mature design for Elsie, Keima acting and looking more like your average nerd and less like a Manipulative Bastard and his last name being Imai.
Also, Keima's first capture was Mio, who had a more normal physique and no twintails, and was still living in luxury. The prototype also did not give captured girls Easy Amnesia, so she remained infatuated with Keima, much to his chagrin.
X Meets Y: The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya meets Ghost Busters.