Web Animation: My Jungle Book Your Year
From Left to Right: Demonica, Ribbonista, Cookie GirlMy Jungle Book, Your Year
is a Youtube-hosted Fanime
series that focuses on a Japanese school girl
named Demonica Bishi and her rivalry
for the role of Student Council President
with classmate Fuu Fuu Furi Furi Pupi. The series ended after 15 episodes, and can be viewed on this channel
My Jungle Book, Your Year provides examples of:
- Accidental Pervert — Furi knocks into Demonica and accidentally grabs her breasts in episode 2.
- Subverted when Cookie Dude purposefully grabs Cookie Girl's breasts when she falls on him.
- Ambiguous Disorder — Vagli's boyfriend, Hardly, though Vagli seems to treat him completely normally.
- All Love Is Unrequited — Marbel and Bouncy love Furi who loves Demonica, who has no feelings toward him. Meanwhile, Ribbonista has a one-sided crush on Cones.
- Amusing Injuries — Cookie Girl causes these to Cookie Dude on many occasions.
- Animation Bump: Episode 14 has more consistent and smooth animation, perhaps most noticeably in the scene when Demonica and the rest meet Marbel at the hospital.
- Anime Hair — Marbel.
- Anime Theme Song — The first OP is the Zombie Loan ED.
- Art Evolution
- Art Shift — When Demonica's voice actress helps out with animation.
- Also, in Episode 9 Demonica and Ribbonista's chat shifts to the style of Animal Crossing.
- Episode 14 featured a scene animated by a fan of the series.
- Asleep in Class — Furi tends to sleep a lot during class, usually while Demonica is holding a discussion.
- Bad Bad Acting — Pretty much everyone in their play for the culture festival.
- Bandaged Face — Cookie Dude, now and again.
- Batter Up — Cookie Girl.
- Beach Episode — Episode 11.
- Belligerent Sexual Tension — Cookie Girl and Cookie Dude.
- Blood from the Mouth — Demonica coughs up blood in episode one while being chased by Furi.
- Breaking the Fourth Wall — Cookie Dude in episode 7.
- Catch Phrase — Ribbonista's "Oh My God!".
- Cats Are Mean — The cat in the second opening.
- Cerebus Syndrome — Starting episode 5.
- Cherry Blossoms — There are some outside of the school where the series takes place.
- Character Song — The Halloween special has each character singing theirs.
- Christmas Episode — "A Very Furi Christmas"
- Class Representative — Furi and Demonica compete for this role in episode 3.
- Cluster F-Bomb — Episode 4. Especially at the end.
- Cool Shades — Cookie Dude, when he's acting cool.
- Corpsing — Mistakes or inappropriate laughter during takes tend to be left in the episode.
- Creepy Crossdresser — Furi when he enters the Miss Con.
- Dark and Troubled Past — Demonica's flashback at the end of episode 1.
- Deadpan Snarker — Cookie Dude.
- Demon Head — Marbel and Demonica.
- Demoted to Extra — Dangeress was originally shown as a main character in the first opening theme.
- Died in Your Arms Tonight — Used in episode 1 when Demonica dies in Furi's arms.
- Distracted by the Sexy: Demonica in episode 6.
- The Ditz — Ribbonista.
- Dragged into Drag: Furi in episode 7.
- Dramatic Wind — Subverted in episode 4 when Marbel's hair blows dramatically until Vagli closes the window.
- Early-Bird Cameo — Dangeress' appearance in the first opening theme.
- Eye Catch — Most episodes have one.
- Everything's Better with Dinosaurs — Cones is apparently one.
- Evil Laugh — There are a few in the Halloween special.
- Ex Py — It hasn't gone unnoticed that Furi looks remarkably like N.
- Faceless Masses
- Fail O'Suckyname — Fuu Fuu Furi Furi Pupi.
- Fake Nationality — It apparently takes place in Japan, and despite all the characters having non-Japanese names, they speak random Japanese. None of the actual cast is Japanese.
- Fan of Underdog — Ribbonista's crush on Cones.
- Fanservice — There isn't a lot, but it shows up from time to time.
- Fiery Red Head — Demonica.
- Flash Back — Used in episode 1 when Demonica remembers Furi stealing her ice cream when they were children. And then again in the finale when Demonica and Furi are fighting.
- Flash Forward — The show starts with Demonica's death.
- Foil — Ribbonista to Demonica, Cookie Dude to Cookie Girl, and Cones to Furi.
- Forgotten First Meeting — Demonica and Furi met as kids when Furi stole her Vanilla Caramel. Subverted in that Furi remembers it at least.
- For Great Justice — Demonica claims this is the reason she wants to become the Student Council President.
- Four-Temperament Ensemble — Cones is sanguine, Marbel is choleric, Furi is melancholic, and Vagli is phlegmatic.
- Free-Range Children — Parents are never once mentioned.
- As of episode 10, Ribbonista has a mother.
- Friendship Moment — When Furi reveals he really does consider Marbel and Cones friends, and the entirety of episode 10. Furi also looks after Ribbonista when she goes catatonic.
- Fun with Subtitles — At the end of episode 5, the creator's subtitles for Hardly.
- Until the creator re-uploaded it with new subtitles.
- There were also random jokes added with annotations to the episode when Cones and Ribbonista are talking in the infirmary.
- Gratuitous Japanese — Characters seem to speak full Japanese sentences at random.
- Hair Wings — Demonica has a pair of actual wings growing out of her head. They seem to have no purpose...
- Halloween Cosplay — In the Halloween special, Marbel is dressed as Pururin from Welcome to the N.H.K. for her song.
- Halloween Episode
- Heroes Want Redheads — Furi for Demonica.
- Hot-Blooded — Demonica.
- Identical Twin ID Tag — Bouncy has a different hairstyle from Marbel, and her eyes are more anime-like.
- Improbable Hairstyle — Marbel
- Incredibly Lame Pun — In episode 4, Marbel says to Cones that he should relish this moment. Cue to her holding a bottle of Relish.
What do you get when dinosaurs crash your car? A TYRANNOSAURUS WRECKS!
What did the dinosaur say after the car crash? I'MSOSAUROUS!
- Internal Homage
Cones: Wait, what was that first part?
- Iron Butt Monkey — Cookie Dude survives on multiple occasions after being beaten up with a bat.
- It's the Only Way — Furi is intent on getting rid of the vending machines all together because they're put at the corner.
Cones: Why not just move them?
- Japanese Honorifics — Used sometimes.
- Karaoke Box — Most of the Halloween special may take place in one.
- Kindhearted Cat Lover — Multiple occasions have suggested Ribbonista may be one.
- Lampshade Hanging — Cones, after the credits of the first episode.
- Large Ham — Furi: "JUST LEAVE ME A-LOOONE!"
- Demonica has her moments: "This is JUSTICE!"
- Losing Your Head — Cookie Dude goes without his head for most of an episode.
- Love Confession —Ribbonista confesses to Cones in episode 5.
- Love Letter Lunacy — Furi gets a love letter in epiode 8, and it's revealed in the same episode that Demonica receives them all the time.
- Meaningful Name: Cones was the ice-cream man who gave Demonica ice-cream cones.
- Mood Whiplash — Episode 9.
- Morning Routine — Vagli's is shown without much reason at one point in the middle of a scene.
- Mr. Fanservice — Furi.
- MST: Done by Boring Trousers here.
- They also plan on making a serious review of it, praising its writing.
- Mundane Made Awesome — This show manages to be entertaining despite literally being about a girl trying to keep a school from getting rid of vending machines.
- Must Make Her Laugh — In episode 14 Cookie Dude tries twice to get Cookie Girl to cheer up after Ribbonista goes catatonic and Cones leaves. He succeeds, but not without the requisite blow to the face.
- New Transfer Student — Vagli.
- No-Holds-Barred Beatdown — Bouncy of all people gives Demonica one in Episode 13.
- Nonindicative Name — The show has absolutely nothing to do with The Jungle Book, or even jungles or books.
- Off Model
- Once an Episode — Cookie Girl's voice changes.
- Only Child Syndrome — Everyone appears to be an only child except for Marbel.
- Panty Shot — Used in episode 2 while everyone is handing out fliers.
- Pink Girl, Blue Boy — Cookie Girl and Cookie Dude.
- Precision F-Strike: Marbel.
You're a fucking dinosaur, you fucking shit!
- Polar Opposite Twins: Marbel, who is mischievous and outgoing has an introverted and honest twin, Bouncy.
- Punctuated! For! Emphasis! — Furi in episode 4: "I. Bought. My. Own. Lunch."
- Rapunzel Hair: Demonica, Dangeress and Cookie Girl.
- Red-Headed Hero — Demonica.
- Rose-Haired Sweetie — Cookie Girl of the strong and passionate type, and Ribbonista as both optimistic and sweet and romantic.
- Running Gag — Demonica patting Ribbonista on the shoulder when she stutters.
- Furi crashing against the vending machine.
- Say My Name — Right from the beginning: DEMONICA BISHI!!!
- School Festival — Episode 6 .
- School Play
* Sexy Santa Dress
— Demonica's Halloween costume.
- Shout-Out — The Halloween episode to at least nine different anime including Steins;Gate, Mamotte Shugogetten, and Welcome to the NHK.
- Slice of Life
- Smash Cut — Marbel's song in the Halloween special cuts to the ending credits right before she begins to sing.
- Speech Impediment — Ribbonista's stuttering.
- Hardly Proper, to the point where he needs subtitles.
- Talking Animal — Cones.
- The Chew Toy — Cookie Dude.
- The Rival — Furi is Demonica's rival in becoming the student council president.
- This Is for Emphasis, Bitch!
Demonica Bishi: Spider Man 3, Bitches.
- Throw It In — A lot of the voice actors' stuff ups are kept in the episodes.
- Tomboy and Girly Girl — Demonica and Ribbonista.
- Trademark Favorite Food — Demonica's Vanilla Caramel.
- Transformation Sequence — Demonica in the first opening theme.
- True Companions
- Two-Teacher School — Not even the homeroom teacher makes an appearance.
- Victoria's Secret Compartment — Marbel pulls flyers from her cleavage in episode 2.
- Wacky Homeroom
- Wham Episode— Episode 13: Bouncy beats the hell out of Demonica and reveals that Furi likes her, and Cones reveals himself to be an alien, and has to return home.
- To say nothing of Episode 14.
- Who Names Their Kid "Dude"?— A lot of names apply but the crown goes to Fuu Fuu Furi Furi Pupi for sure.
- Wings Do Nothing — Demonica's Hair Wings. Or are they Ear Wings?
- With Friends Like These... — Marbel with Cones.
- Word Salad Title
- The title might be a shout-out to the opening theme to Angel Beats: My Soul, Your Beats!
- Worthy Opponent — Furi dubs Demonica as this in episode 3.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair
- Zettai Ryouiki — Marbel.