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YMMV: Junjou Romantica
  • Angel/Devil Shipping: The Romantica pair, with Usagi being the 'devil' since he is very perverted and possesive towards Misaki, and Misaki being the 'angel'.
  • Better on DVD: No more shadows!
  • Big Lipped Alligator Moment: Miyagi, straight up until that point, suddenly grabbing a heartbroken Hiroki and trying to kiss him before Nowaki stepped in. Never showed any interest in him before, and it's never mentioned again afterwards.
    • Miyagi is normally pretty grabby and in other ways overly familiar with Hiroki, though. He just likes to tease his kohai.
  • Base Breaker: Half part of the fandom are not fond with Misaki, due to his Tsundere streak to Usagi, his obliviousness when it comes to love and his feelings and he also prone to get into troubles in almost every chapter. While the other half of the fandom loves him due to his kind-hearted and selfless personality.
    • The Terrorist pair also shaping to this, as one of the reason is the huge age gap of Miyagi and Shinobu.
  • Ensemble Darkhorse: Nowaki, the most innocent, adorkable Seme ever.
  • Fridge Horror: Misaki gets a dose of this when Usagi brings up telling his brother (Takahiro) about their relationship... and Misaki realizes the huge problems that arise with the situation that he's dating his older brother's best friend.
    • Probably the reason why Misaki fell in love with Usagi is because he secretly enjoyed it as Usagi was raping him during in the beginning...
    • The vast age difference of the Romantica and Terrorist pairing.
  • Internet Backlash: In a discussion or a forum, do NOT ask which one is the best couple among Romantica, Egoist and Terrorist.
    • And do not ever compare this to its spin-off.
    • Ask "Is Misaki lovable or annoying?" and the flame begins.
  • Magnificent Bastard: Isaka. Repeatedly. Especially when it comes to Akihiko, Haruhiko and Misaki, although there's a very good reason he's the director of Marukawa publishing.
  • Memetic Molester: Ijuuin "Pedojuuin" Kyo. There was so many rape jokes about him with Misaki and some fanfics where he forces on the latter sexually since his touchy attitude towards Misaki besides always appear out of nowhere and "coincidentally" meet him in the few latest chapters.
  • Memetic Mutation: Shinobu and cabbages.
  • Memetic Sex God: Usami Akihiko, both in-universe and among most of the female fans.
    • Misaki is also notably very popular between both female and male fans.
  • Moe: Misaki.
  • The Scrappy: Fans are not fond with the existence of Mizuki, even for a second.
  • Tastes Like Diabetes: The whole series, and Junjou Minimum too.
  • Viewer Gender Confusion: Misaki. Poor the clueless viewers who thought this series was just an average romance one especially to the homophobics.
  • The Woobie: Misaki. It's hard not to feel bad for him after finding out about his past. He once again become this while dealing with Usagi-chichi and Mizuki.

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