Web Original: How To Deal With A Yandere
Yandere 101: How to Deal with a Yandere
is a Youtube video series about Joey Johnson
and Lilith Madlove
, animated, written, and voiced
, aka KentuckyFriedChen
. The series plays thoroughly
with the Yandere
trope and its effect on Joey, his friends, and his family. Hilarity Ensues
, along with rampant Fourth-Wall-breaking
, overdose levels of snark
, and the occasional Black Comedy
. Animated using the create.swf Touhou Virtual Paper Doll Engine
Watch the series here
This series provides examples of:
- A Day in the Limelight: Penelope becomes the focus on Episode 8.
- Lily herself gets one in Episode 9, which gets pointed out.
- All Just a Dream: Subverted in Episode 3.
- Black Comedy: Occasionally, often involving Lily.
- Brown Eyes: The Johnsons.
- Character Derailment: The premise of Episode 4, caused by a brick to the skull, where Joey goes Yandere for Lily. As a result, Lily feels smothered by Joey and thinks he has no life for himself, and she reverts him back to normal after freaking out.
- Crossdressing Voices: ThatOneMKFanGirl voices all of the characters, including Joey and The Narrator With A Dumb Accent.
- Curse Cut Short: In Episode 6.
Penelope: News flash, Mr. Narrator: we're six episodes in and we still don't love eachother enough, and odds are, judging by this situation, we probably won't be.
Lily: THAT IS BULL- *faints*
- Deadpan Snarker: Joey, the Narrator, Lily, occasionally Penelope and Jessica... come to think of it, everyone.
- Lampshaded in Episode 8, where the Narrator actually suggests Penelope run away while Lily and Joey snark to eachother.
- The Everyman: Joey Johnson
- Fiery Redhead: Lily.
- Getting Crap Past the Radar: “It’s that time of the month again! It’s Weapon Evaluation Time!”
- Insane Troll Logic: In Episode 4, Lily rationalizes that Joey thinks she’s cheating on him with her dolls, then throws away her Joey plushy in disgust.
- Meaningful Name: Really? Lilith Madlove? Who has that kind of name?
- Medium Awareness: In Episode 6, Joey complains about how the show started using a Fourth Wall Mail Slot format instead. The Narrator changes it back.
- Narrator: with a dumb accent. He eventually gets it removed.
- Nightmare Fuel Coloring Book: From Episode 8.
- No, Except Yes: In Episode 2, when the Narrator goes to check on Jessica after Lily beats her up...
Joey: So, how'd it go?
Narrator: Pretty good, if you count Jessica being in the hospital as good.
- No Fourth Wall: A trademark of the series.
- Post Modernism: It's a completely self-aware series about the Yandere trope.
- Red Eyes, Take Warning: Lily.
- She Is Not My Girlfriend: Used by Joey in the Pilot and Penelope in Episode 6. The narrator seems to think Joey and Penelope are a couple.
- Shout-Out: Plenty...
- Talking To Herself: ThatOneMKFangirl does all the voices. ALL of them.
- This Is Gonna Suck: At the end of Episode 1, after the narrator says Joey can't run away.
- Weapon of Choice: For Lily, her halberd.
- What Could Possibly Go Wrong?: In the preview, verbatim.
- What the Hell Is That Accent?: The narrator with a dumb accent. In Episode 7, he gets it removed.
- White Void Room: Usually when a character is talking to the Narrator.
- Why Don't You Just Shoot Him?: Multiple examples...
- Episode 4 reveals why Joey can't merely just go Yandere for Lily.
- Episode 7 focuses on why fixing a Yandere is a bad idea.
- A literal Meta example...
Comment: Why Joey doesn't kill her with a gun or something?
: The narrator won't let him, since that would be "too easy." :P
- Wilhelm Scream: In the preview.
- World of Snark
- Yandere: Lily. The whole series plays with this trope.