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01:51:50 PM Aug 12th 2014
Does the Elfen Lied example really count? There's nothing about "having a cute, amnesiac, completely childish girl with no nudity taboos fall in your lap" that would in real life lead to all the Nightmare Fuel and Tear Jerker situations in Elfen Lied.

02:18:00 PM Aug 12th 2014
Nope. That seems like it's merely being played negatively, but that alone doesn't make a deconstruction. I'll remove that.

05:51:55 AM Apr 15th 2012
Okay, now I'm just confused about the Deconstructor Fleets in general. I think it's hard to understand why a creation is counted as Deconstructor Fleet without doing a small "research" (i.e reading, watching, playing etc) on it. That would be disorienting for non-fans and casual readers of this site.

So can someone explain now?
12:13:52 PM Jan 26th 2012
I moved this no-context example. I know this is a deconstruction of the knight errant genre, but I've never read it so I can't write the example.

02:58:01 AM Apr 18th 2011
I added an entry for the work of Grant Morrison under comic books. This is my first real edit, so I will be totally not offended if someone wants to expand on, add, or even get rid of, the entry. I believe that it qualifies as Deconstructor Fleet, but I could be wrong.
04:33:05 PM Dec 21st 2010
"Knights Of The Old Republic 2 is a deconstruction of both the Star Wars franchise and Role Playing Games. You don't see too many RPG-s that integrate game mechanics into their plot, resulting in... a main character who grows stronger by killing enemies and taking on challenges (therefore collecting XP)."

Hurr, what? That sounds like EVERY RPG.
05:30:46 PM Aug 28th 2010
There are way to many that are just examples, without explianing WHY they count as Deconstructor Fleets.
02:25:03 PM Sep 7th 2010
I agree. This Troper is now adding details to every example that he's familiar with and that lack them.
06:08:07 PM Jun 28th 2010
I really don't know if parodies like Scary Movie or Airplane qualify.
02:08:04 PM May 6th 2010
Okay, this is bugging me a bit... Does Final Fantasy *really* count as a Deconstructor Fleet? Yes, they've deconstructed a fair number of tropes, I'll grant you, but is it really enough to qualify?

Now, I haven't played IX or XII out of the post-SNES era, so maybe there's something in them that I'm missing, but I don't think the others qualify (as decent as they are). So... Yeah. Little help here?
05:34:48 AM Jun 15th 2010
I'd say XII and XIII are the closest the series gets to this. Others are fairly straightforward.