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** Yuuno never gets the opportunity to be a potential love interest to Nanoha, and Chrono's battle against the {{Mecha Mook}}s is barely seen.

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** Yuuno never gets the opportunity to be a potential love interest to Nanoha, and Chrono's battle against the {{Mecha Mook}}s MechaMooks is barely seen.


* ShoulderCannon: When Nanoha and Fate team up inside Precia's castle, they are attacked by a MechaMook robot with two energy cannons on its shoulders.

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* ShoulderCannon: When Nanoha and Fate team up inside Precia's castle, they are attacked by a MechaMook {{Mecha Mook|s}} robot with two energy cannons on its shoulders.


A movie titled ''Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha The Movie 1st'' was released in 2010 and retold the original plot, but more in the style of the later seasons. It is treated by sort-of canon as an InUniverse biopic, so it is considered its own continuity. A companion manga titled ''Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Movie 1st The Comics'' was also released at the same time. Initially it appeared to be a prequel to The Movie, but it was later revealed to be yet another AlternateContinuity. Both the series and the movie have supplementary SliceOfLife Drama [=CDs=] called [[AudioAdaptation Sound Stages]]. In late 2013 another manga based on the same season started, titled ''Original Chronicle Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha The 1st'', aiming to be a more straightforward adaptation with more AllThereInTheManual material reincorporated.

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A movie titled ''Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha The Movie 1st'' was released in 2010 and retold the original plot, but more in the style of the later seasons. It is treated by sort-of canon as an InUniverse biopic, so it is considered its own continuity. A companion manga titled ''Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Movie 1st The Comics'' was also released at the same time. Initially it appeared to be a prequel to The Movie, but it was later revealed to be yet another AlternateContinuity. Both the series and the movie have supplementary SliceOfLife Drama [=CDs=] called [[AudioAdaptation Sound Stages]]. In late From 2013 to 2016 another manga based on the same season started, was released, titled ''Original Chronicle Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha The 1st'', aiming to be a more straightforward adaptation with more some AllThereInTheManual material reincorporated.


* MonsterSobStory: Due to AdaptationDistillation, the movie does a much better job of explaining Precia's [[TearJerker backstory]].


* AllThereInTheManual: As would become tradition for the rest of the franchise this season has three [[AudioAdaptation Sound Stages]] which go into more detail on the world of Nanoha. While the first, and arguably the third, aren't to important that you can't figure out details yourself, the second Sound Stage is another matter as it deals with Precia's {{familiar}} Linith who was the one that created Bardiche and taught Fate magic. It is also the sound stage that explains Fate's relationship with Arf in more detail so not having that available to anime-only fans is more then a little frustrating.

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* AllThereInTheManual: As would become tradition for the rest of the franchise franchise, this season has three [[AudioAdaptation Sound Stages]] which go into more detail on the world of Nanoha. ''Nanoha''. While the first, and arguably the third, aren't to important too important, and don't have many details that you can't figure out details yourself, the second Sound Stage is another matter as it deals with Precia's {{familiar}} Linith Linith, who was the one that created Bardiche and taught Fate magic. It is also the sound stage that explains Fate's relationship with Arf in more detail detail, so not having that available to anime-only fans is more then than a little frustrating.



* DiscoveringYourOwnDeadBody: In episode 11, Fate sees what appears to be her own body [[PeopleJars in a jar]] and finds out that it's actually Alicia, her mother Precia's original daughter whom she was cloned from. Worse, Precia considers Fate to be a failure and willingly dies with the original Alicia's body even when Fate tries to save her.

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* DiscoveringYourOwnDeadBody: In episode 11, Fate [[spoiler:Fate]] sees what appears to be her own body [[PeopleJars in a jar]] and finds out that it's actually Alicia, [[spoiler:Alicia, her mother Precia's original daughter whom she was cloned from. from]]. Worse, Precia [[spoiler:Precia considers Fate to be a failure and willingly dies with the original Alicia's body even when Fate tries to save her. her]].



* DrivingQuestion: Why does Fate have such sad and lonely eyes? This evolved into "Will you be my friend?"

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* DrivingQuestion: Why does Fate have such sad and sad, lonely eyes? This evolved into "Will you be my friend?"



* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness
** The first few episodes of the original series were a standard MagicalGirl show, and it wasn't until ''A's'' that it really became a Franchise/{{Gundam}}-[[RecycledInSpace in-a-schoolgirl-skirt]] show.
** In a similar vein, we have Arf threatening to swallow Nanoha whole if she gets in their way too much, and then nothing comes of this, it is promptly forgotten when Arf appears again, and no mention is ever made to it again.
** A minor example but Nanoha introduces her Starlight Breaker as a variation on Divine Buster. It's later established that the two attacks are very different and work on completely different mechanisms. Notably the movie removes this line and instead replaces it with Nanoha explaining how Starlight Breaker works.
* {{Engrish}}: Raising Heart and Bardiche's English will sometimes have a bit of this mixed in. What's weird about this is that their voice actors are both ''native speakers'', and thus should know better.
* EvilPlan: A strange example as it there isn't one until Fate shows up. Yuno just needed help recovering artifacts scattered by an accident. Eventually it's revealed that [[spoiler: Precia wanted the jewel seeds to revive her real daughter and go back to the way things used to be.]]

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness
EarlyInstallmentWeirdness:
** The first few episodes of the original series were a standard MagicalGirl show, and it wasn't until ''A's'' that it really truly became a Franchise/{{Gundam}}-[[RecycledInSpace in-a-schoolgirl-skirt]] show.
** In a similar vein, we have Arf threatening to swallow Nanoha whole if she gets in their way too much, and then nothing much. Nothing comes of this, it is promptly forgotten about when Arf appears again, next appears, and no mention is ever made to of it again.
** A minor example example, but Nanoha introduces her Starlight Breaker as a variation on Divine Buster. It's later established that the two attacks are very different and work on completely different mechanisms. Notably Notably, the movie removes this line and instead replaces it with Nanoha explaining how Starlight Breaker works.
* {{Engrish}}: Raising Heart and Bardiche's English will sometimes have a bit of this mixed in. What's weird about this is that While their voice actors are were both ''native speakers'', and thus should know better.
native speakers, presumably the writers were not.
* EvilPlan: A strange example as it At first, there isn't one until Fate shows up. Yuno one; Yuuno just needed help recovering artifacts scattered by an accident. Eventually Then Fate shows up, and eventually it's revealed that [[spoiler: Precia wanted the jewel seeds to revive her real daughter and go back to the way things used to be.]]



* HeroicBSOD: When Precia Testarossa tells Fate Testarossa that Fate really isn't her daughter, that Fate's memories are really those of Precia's real daughter Alicia, and that Precia has always hated her. Fate stands stunned for a while and then collapses into unconsciousness.

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* HeroicBSOD: When Precia Testarossa tells Fate Testarossa that Fate [[spoiler:Fate really isn't her daughter, that Fate's her memories are really those of Precia's real daughter Alicia, and that Precia has always hated her.her]]. Fate stands stunned for a while and then collapses into unconsciousness.



* HumongousMecha: Precia deploys a variety of robots that clearly fall into the category to defend her lair in the finale. Nanoha proceeds to smack them down like she was an escaped SuperPrototype from a ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'' show.

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* HumongousMecha: Precia deploys a variety of robots that clearly fall into the this category to defend her lair in the finale. Nanoha proceeds to smack them down like she was an escaped SuperPrototype from a ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'' show.



* PantyShot: Several in the first episode from Nanoha.
* PeopleJars: Precia had a few.
* PlotBasedPhotographObfuscation: The photograph of Fate and her mother in episode four. Interesting because the secret isn't what Precia looks like -- she's shown in episode seven -- but that [[spoiler:she's smiling: the photo was taken before she went insane. Also, it's not really Fate in the photo, but her [[ParentalFavoritism sister]]''/''[[CloningBlues original]], although Fate has no clue.]]

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* PantyShot: Several in the first episode from episode, courtesy of Nanoha.
* PeopleJars: Precia had a few.
few. One contains [[spoiler:the body of her dead daughter, Alicia, whom Fate was cloned from; the rest contain failed clones.]]
* PlotBasedPhotographObfuscation: The photograph of Fate and her mother in episode four. Interesting because the secret isn't what Precia looks like -- she's shown in episode seven -- but that [[spoiler:she's smiling: the photo was taken before she went insane. Also, it's not really Fate in the photo, but her [[ParentalFavoritism sister]]''/''[[CloningBlues sister]]/[[CloningBlues original]], although Fate has no clue.]]



* SayMyName: According to Nanoha, the first step of being friends (apart from massive lasers) is to simply say the other person's name.
* ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight: After Fate force activates the remaining Jewel Seeds, rather than wait for Fate to exhaust herself and potentially get hurt for biting more than she could chew, Nanoha defies orders to help Fate.

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* RedEyesTakeWarning
** In the first episode, Nanoha is attacked by a large evil cloud-like monster with red eyes.
** Subverted with Fate. The red-eyed Fate Testarossa is introduced as an adversary and an apparent villain, but it quickly becomes apparent that she's the enemy more by circumstance than choice, and she undergoes a HeelFaceTurn near the end.
* SayMyName: According to Nanoha, the first step of being to becoming friends (apart from firing massive lasers) is to simply say the other person's name.
* ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight: After Fate force forcibly activates the remaining Jewel Seeds, rather than wait for Fate to exhaust herself and potentially get hurt for biting more than she could chew, Nanoha defies orders to help Fate.



* ShoulderCannon. When Nanoha and Fate team up inside Precia's castle, they are attacked by a MechaMook robot with two energy cannons on its shoulders.
* SpoilerOpening: The original OP shows Fate and Arf from the start of the show, but they actually feature first in episode 4.

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* ShoulderCannon. ShoulderCannon: When Nanoha and Fate team up inside Precia's castle, they are attacked by a MechaMook robot with two energy cannons on its shoulders.
* SpoilerOpening: The original OP shows Fate and Arf from are shown in the start intro right off the bat, despite not appearing until Episode 4, and changing the tone of the show, but series dramatically once they actually feature first in episode 4.do.



* TransformationIsAFreeAction: Subverted - early on a monster tries to attack Nanoha, while she's transforming and gets flung back by a barrier.

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* TransformationIsAFreeAction: Subverted - early DoubleSubverted. Early on a monster tries to attack Nanoha, Nanoha while she's transforming and gets transforming, only to be flung back by a barrier.



** Episode 4 - Fate's introduction. So far, the series followed a fairly standard MonsterOfTheWeek formula. Then Fate shows up, [[CurbStompBattle curb-stomps]] the MonsterOfTheWeek and then Nanoha in short order and takes the [[PlotCoupon Jewel Seed]] for herself. From this point, Nanoha starts struggling and the story shifts to focus more on her relationship with Fate.

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** Episode 4 - Fate's introduction. So far, Prior to this, the series followed a fairly standard MonsterOfTheWeek formula. Then Fate shows up, [[CurbStompBattle curb-stomps]] the MonsterOfTheWeek and then ''and'' Nanoha in short order order, and takes the [[PlotCoupon Jewel Seed]] for herself. From this point, point onwards, Nanoha starts struggling and the story shifts to focus more on her relationship with Fate.



* WithholdingTheBigGood: [[TheCaptain Lindy Harlaown]] doesn't show up until [[WhamEpisode episode seven]]. Before that point the story had been a simple MagicalGirl vs DarkMagicalGirl tale, so her introduction (and by extension, the introduction of [[TheFederation the TSAB]]) gives the audience the idea of a much larger setting.
* XanatosGambit: Nanoha and Fate's final battle is one for the Time and Space Administration: Nanoha's victory or defeat is irrelevant. They would prefer she won (and thereby arrest Fate and recover the jewel seeds) but if she doesn't Chrono will step in and finish off the worn-out Fate. If nothing else the battle will allow them to track Precia's location.

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* WithholdingTheBigGood: [[TheCaptain Lindy Harlaown]] doesn't show up until [[WhamEpisode episode seven]]. Before that point 7]]. Until then, the story had been a simple MagicalGirl vs DarkMagicalGirl tale, so her introduction (and by extension, the introduction of [[TheFederation the TSAB]]) gives the audience the idea of a much larger setting.
* XanatosGambit: Nanoha and Fate's final battle is one for the Time and Space Administration: Nanoha's victory or defeat is irrelevant. They would prefer she won (and thereby arrest Fate and recover the jewel seeds) but if she doesn't Chrono will step in and finish off the worn-out Fate. If nothing else else, the battle will allow them to track Precia's location.



* AdultFear: The people in charge cared more about conserving time and money than making sure that the power plants they built were safe, [[IgnoredExpert to the point of ignoring concerns raised by their own engineers]]. [[spoiler:One of said engineers being the still sane Precia Testarossa.]] In a case of HarsherInHindsight, these fears turned into reality one year after the movie was released, when the Fukushima Nuclear Plant disaster happened and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fukushima_Daiichi_nuclear_disaster#Safety_issues investigations showed that it could have been avoided had officials taken the safety concerns raised by its own experts more seriously.]]
* AscendedMeme: The Movie [[AudioAdaptation Sound Stage]] Side F'', gives the popular meme known as "[[DefeatMeansFriendship Befriending]]" amongst English-speakers a nod, as [[{{Familiar}} Arf]] jokingly explains to an increasingly worried Erio and Caro that the only way to make life-long friends is to blow them up first.

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* AdultFear: The people in charge cared more about conserving time and money than making sure that the power plants they built were safe, [[IgnoredExpert to the point of ignoring concerns raised by their own engineers]]. [[spoiler:One of said engineers being the still sane still-sane Precia Testarossa.]] In a case of HarsherInHindsight, these fears turned into reality one year after the movie was released, when the Fukushima Nuclear Plant disaster happened and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fukushima_Daiichi_nuclear_disaster#Safety_issues investigations showed that it could have been avoided had officials taken the safety concerns raised by its own experts more seriously.]]
* AscendedMeme: The Movie [[AudioAdaptation Sound Stage]] Side F'', ''Side F'' gives the popular meme known as "[[DefeatMeansFriendship Befriending]]" amongst English-speakers a nod, as [[{{Familiar}} Arf]] jokingly explains to an increasingly worried Erio and Caro that the only way to make life-long friends is to blow them up first.



* LastEpisodeThemeReprise: Nanoha and Fate saying goodbye at the end of the movie features a cover of the season's ending theme, "Little Wish, Lyrical Step"

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* LastEpisodeThemeReprise: Nanoha and Fate saying goodbye at the end of the movie features a cover of the season's ending theme, "Little Wish, Lyrical Step"Step".



* RaisedByTheCommunity: Yuuno mentions in the first season that he was raised communally by the Scyra clan.

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* RaisedByTheCommunity: Yuuno mentions in the first season that he was raised communally by the Scyra Scrya clan.



* RedEyesTakeWarning
** In the first episode, Nanoha is attacked by a large evil cloud-like monster with red eyes.
** Subverted with Fate. The red-eyed Fate Testarossa is introduced as an adversary and an apparent villain, but it quickly becomes apparent that she's the enemy more by circumstance than choice, and she does a HeelFaceTurn near the end.

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* RedEyesTakeWarning
** In the first episode, Nanoha is attacked by a large evil cloud-like monster with red eyes.
** Subverted with Fate. The red-eyed Fate Testarossa is introduced as an adversary and an apparent villain, but it quickly becomes apparent that she's the enemy more by circumstance than choice, and she does a HeelFaceTurn near the end.

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** A minor example but Nanoha introduces her Starlight Breaker as a variation on Divine Buster. It's later established that the two attacks are very different and work on completely different mechanisms. Notably the movie removes this line and instead replaces it with Nanoha explaining how Starlight Breaker works.


* AllThereInTheManual: As would become tradition for the rest of the franchise this season has three [[AudioAdaptation Sound Stages]] which go into more detail on the world of Nanoha. While the first, and arguably the third, aren't to important that you can't figure out details yourself, the second Sound Stage is another matter as it deals with Precia's {{familiar}} Linith who was the one that created Bardiche and taught Fate magic. It is also the sound stage that explains Fate's relationship with Arf in more detail so not having that available to anime only fans is more then a little frustrating.

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* AllThereInTheManual: As would become tradition for the rest of the franchise this season has three [[AudioAdaptation Sound Stages]] which go into more detail on the world of Nanoha. While the first, and arguably the third, aren't to important that you can't figure out details yourself, the second Sound Stage is another matter as it deals with Precia's {{familiar}} Linith who was the one that created Bardiche and taught Fate magic. It is also the sound stage that explains Fate's relationship with Arf in more detail so not having that available to anime only anime-only fans is more then a little frustrating.



* ContinuityNod: The scars from Nanoha's father's "old job", Miyuki practicing her swordfighting technique, and other references to ''VisualNovel/TriangleHeart3SweetSongsForever''.

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* ContinuityNod: The scars from Nanoha's father's "old job", Miyuki practicing her swordfighting sword-fighting technique, and other references to ''VisualNovel/TriangleHeart3SweetSongsForever''.



* HotSpringsEpisode: Episode 5. It's the final time that there would be genuine fanservice outside of Sound Stages and the manga (at least until the ''[=ViVid=]'' anime).

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* HotSpringsEpisode: Episode 5. It's the final time that there would be genuine fanservice {{fanservice}} outside of Sound Stages and the manga (at least until the ''[=ViVid=]'' anime).



* ModestyTowel: Present on every character during the HotSpringsEpisode, though this is averted during the {{Furo|Scene}} and {{Shower Scene}}s.



* TheOriginalSeries

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* {{Engrish}}: Raising Heart and Bardiche's English will sometimes have a bit of this mixed in. What's weird about this is that their voice actors are both ''native speakers'', and thus should know better.


** Episode 7 - Nanoha and Fate's last battle attracted the attention of the Time-Space Administration Bureau, introducing us the the larger setting and more "Magical Girl meets Gundam" elements. However, the real wham is when Fate reports back to her mother [[spoiler: only to be whipped for not bringing enough Jewel Seeds.]]

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** Episode 7 - Nanoha and Fate's last battle attracted attracts the attention of the Time-Space Administration Bureau, introducing us the to the larger setting and more "Magical Girl meets Gundam" elements. However, the real wham is when Fate reports back to her mother [[spoiler: only to be whipped for not bringing enough Jewel Seeds.]]


* ImperfectRitual: Precia Testarossa needed all 21 Jewel Seeds to open a portal to Al-Hazard, but only ended up in possession of 9, "thanks" to the title character and the Bureau's efforts. In the end of the series, she decides to go through with the incomplete ritual and [[spoiler:goes MIA. Her ultimate fate is still a major mystery of the series]].

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* ImperfectRitual: Precia Testarossa needed needs all 21 Jewel Seeds to open a portal to Al-Hazard, but only ended ends up in possession of 9, "thanks" to the title character and the Bureau's efforts. In At the end of the series, she decides to go through with the incomplete ritual and [[spoiler:goes MIA. Her ultimate fate is still a major mystery of the series]].


* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The first few episodes of the original series were a standard MagicalGirl show, and it wasn't until ''A's'' that it really became a Franchise/{{Gundam}}-[[RecycledInSpace in-a-schoolgirl-skirt]] show.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: EarlyInstallmentWeirdness
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The first few episodes of the original series were a standard MagicalGirl show, and it wasn't until ''A's'' that it really became a Franchise/{{Gundam}}-[[RecycledInSpace in-a-schoolgirl-skirt]] show.

Added DiffLines:

* RaisedByTheCommunity: Yuuno mentions in the first season that he was raised communally by the Scyra clan.

Added DiffLines:

* WithholdingTheBigGood: [[TheCaptain Lindy Harlaown]] doesn't show up until [[WhamEpisode episode seven]]. Before that point the story had been a simple MagicalGirl vs DarkMagicalGirl tale, so her introduction (and by extension, the introduction of [[TheFederation the TSAB]]) gives the audience the idea of a much larger setting.

Added DiffLines:

* PlotBasedPhotographObfuscation: The photograph of Fate and her mother in episode four. Interesting because the secret isn't what Precia looks like -- she's shown in episode seven -- but that [[spoiler:she's smiling: the photo was taken before she went insane. Also, it's not really Fate in the photo, but her [[ParentalFavoritism sister]]''/''[[CloningBlues original]], although Fate has no clue.]]

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