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* {{Fangirl}}: Rie loves [[Manga/FullmoonOSagashite Izumi Rio]]. She ''really'' loves Izumi Rio.

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* {{Fangirl}}: Rie loves [[Manga/FullmoonOSagashite [[Manga/FullMoon Izumi Rio]]. She ''really'' loves Izumi Rio.



* OjouRinglets: Keiko Ikehata, from chapter sevenís arc. Of the [[Manga/FullMoonOSagashite Mitsuki]] variety.

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* OjouRinglets: Keiko Ikehata, from chapter sevenís arc. Of the [[Manga/FullMoonOSagashite [[Manga/FullMoon Mitsuki]] variety.



** To Manga/FullmoonOSagashite, as Rie's anime crush is shinigami Izumi Rio.

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** To Manga/FullmoonOSagashite, Manga/FullMoon, as Rie's anime crush is shinigami Izumi Rio.


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* AccidentalPervert: Rokuro caught sight of a near-naked Akemi, covered only by her underwear and a towel, when he hid in the girlís locker room. To his credit, though, he didn't know what a locker room was up until then.

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* AccidentalPervert: AccidentalPervert:
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Rokuro caught sight of a near-naked Akemi, covered only by [[LingerieScene her underwear underwear]] and a towel, [[ModestyTowel towel]], when he hid in the girlís locker room. To his credit, though, he didn't know what a locker room was up until then.



* AnimeHair: Akemi, Hideki, and Maruchi. Akemi probably stands out though, considering she has an odd hair coloring even by Rokuro's standards.
** Shichi is by far the best example. His hair is ''green and pink''.

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* AnimeHair: AnimeHair:
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Akemi, Hideki, and Maruchi. Akemi probably stands out though, considering she has an odd hair coloring even by Rokuro's standards.
** Shichi is by far the best example. His hair is ''green ''[[MulticoloredHair green and pink''.pink]]''.



* AnotherDimension: Mahokkai, Rokuro and Hideki's place of residence.

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* AnotherDimension: AnotherDimension:
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Mahokkai, Rokuro and Hideki's place of residence.



* ApologizesALot: Rokuro, full stop.
* AttentionDeficitDisciple: Guess who.
* AttentionDeficitOohShiny!: Rie.

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* %%* ApologizesALot: Rokuro, full stop.
* %%* AttentionDeficitDisciple: Guess who.
* %%* AttentionDeficitOohShiny!: Rie.



* BerserkButton: ''Donít'' call Maruchi a child. Generally disrespecting him will also cause him to dish out some [[DisproportionateRetribution retribution]]. (As Akemi has already figured out.)

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* BerserkButton: BerserkButton:
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''Donít'' call Maruchi a child. Generally disrespecting him will also cause him to dish out some [[DisproportionateRetribution retribution]]. (As Akemi has already figured out.)



* BilingualBonus: Shigeru is an English tutor, so there's obviously going to be some of this.

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* BilingualBonus: BilingualBonus:
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Shigeru is an English tutor, so there's obviously going to be some of this.



* BokeAndTsukkomiRoutine: Usually put into play by Hideki and Rokuro, although the retaliation is left verbal for obvious reasons.

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* BokeAndTsukkomiRoutine: BokeAndTsukkomiRoutine:
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Usually put into play by Hideki and Rokuro, although the retaliation is left verbal for obvious reasons.



* BrilliantButLazy: Rokuro. Becomes evident when he solves Akemi's mathematics homework in his head and corrects her mistakes in less than a minute. [[FunctionalMagic To be fair, he's using magic.]]

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* BrilliantButLazy: BrilliantButLazy:
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Rokuro. Becomes evident when he solves Akemi's mathematics homework in his head and corrects her mistakes in less than a minute. [[FunctionalMagic To be fair, he's using magic.]]



--> "Let me tell you something, Rokuro-kun... You're eating here, sleeping here, and living here, for a full year, and you're not paying any kind of rent. You're basically a freeloader. My father and I are letting you stay here out of the kindness of our hearts. However, I will be damned before I let you sit around on your lazy ass doing nothing all day. One of the reasons I let you stay here in the first place was because I thought it would be nice to have a helping hand around here. Are you starting to catch on?"
** He caught on.

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--> "Let me tell you something, Rokuro-kun... You're eating here, sleeping here, and living here, for a full year, and you're not paying any kind of rent. You're basically a freeloader. My father and I are letting you stay here out of the kindness of our hearts. However, I will be damned before I let you sit around on your lazy ass doing nothing all day. One of the reasons I let you stay here in the first place was because I thought it would be nice to have a helping hand around here. Are you starting to catch on?"
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on?" He caught on.



* [[{{Catgirl}} Catboy]]: Maruchi.
* CatsAreSnarkers / DeadpanSnarker: Take three guesses. The first two don't count.
** SnarkToSnarkCombat: Maruchi and Rokuro, due to the former being an arrogant, sarcastic asshole and Rokuro... having been raised by said arrogant, sarcastic asshole.
** Which tends to lapse into VolleyingInsults from time to time.

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* [[{{Catgirl}} Catboy]]: %%* {{Catgirl}}: Maruchi.
* %%* CatsAreSnarkers / DeadpanSnarker: Take three guesses. The first two don't count.
** SnarkToSnarkCombat: Maruchi and Rokuro, due to the former being an arrogant, sarcastic asshole and Rokuro... having been raised by said arrogant, sarcastic asshole.
** Which tends to lapse into VolleyingInsults from time to time.
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* {{Miko}}: Akemi.
* [[spoiler: TheMindIsAPlaythingOfTheBody: Maruchi acts much more like a kid when taking the form of one, even though he's actually an adult. A theory given is that he's spent so much time as a kid that his mind has become somewhat wired like one.]]
* [[spoiler: MindRape: Shichi is perfectly capable of using his abilities as a shadow general to mind rape innocents. His first Earthly victim? Rie.]]
* MissingMom: Akemi's mother has barely even gotten a mention yet.
** As of chapter 23 (''Thick and Thin''), she has. Her name is Hazuki. [[spoiler: [[PosthumousCharacter She's also dead]].]] In that same chapter, [[spoiler: Rokuro reveals that he has also been without a mother since he was six.]]

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* %%* {{Miko}}: Akemi.
* [[spoiler: TheMindIsAPlaythingOfTheBody: Maruchi [[spoiler: acts much more like a kid when taking the form of one, even though he's actually an adult. A theory given is that he's spent so much time as a kid that his mind has become somewhat wired like one.]]
* [[spoiler: MindRape: Shichi [[spoiler: is perfectly capable of using his abilities as a shadow general to mind rape innocents. His first Earthly victim? Rie.]]
* MissingMom: Akemi's mother has barely even gotten a mention yet.
** As of
mentioned. In chapter 23 (''Thick and Thin''), she has. Her name is Hazuki. [[spoiler: [[PosthumousCharacter She's also dead]].]] In that same chapter, [[spoiler: Rokuro reveals that he has also been without a mother since he was six.]]



* NerdGlasses: Hideki.
* [[spoiler: NeverSayDie: Shigeru always refers to Hazuki's death as her being "gone". The rest of the family does the same, out of respect.]]

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* %%* NerdGlasses: Hideki.
* [[spoiler: NeverSayDie: Shigeru always refers to [[spoiler: Hazuki's death as her being "gone". The rest of the family does the same, out of respect.]]



* OhCrap: Rokuroís exact reaction upon seeing his teacher in the human world. Also his reaction whenever he sees Shigeru.

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* OhCrap: OhCrap:
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Rokuroís exact reaction upon seeing his teacher in the human world. Also his reaction whenever he sees Shigeru.



* OnlySaneMan: Daisuke Hirota, despite the girl he's related to.

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* OnlySaneMan: OnlySaneMan:
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Daisuke Hirota, despite the girl he's related to.



* ScaryShinyGlasses: Shigeru. Frequently.
* {{Shapeshifting}}: Maruchi mostly switches between his child self, and a cute, purple kitten. He's also known to use a human disguise, whenever he needs to.

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* %%* ScaryShinyGlasses: Shigeru. Frequently.
* {{Shapeshifting}}: {{Shapeshifting}}:
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Maruchi mostly switches between his child self, and a cute, purple kitten. He's also known to use a human disguise, whenever he needs to.



* ShipTease: The later chapters have ''loads'' of this between Akemi and Rokuro, [[WordOfGod despite the author's insistence]] that they are ''not'' a canon couple.

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* ShipTease: ShipTease:
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The later chapters have ''loads'' of this between Akemi and Rokuro, [[WordOfGod despite the author's insistence]] that they are ''not'' a canon couple.OfficialCouple.



* ShoutOut: To Manga/FullmoonOSagashite, as Rie's anime crush is shinigami Izumi Rio.

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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To Manga/FullmoonOSagashite, as Rie's anime crush is shinigami Izumi Rio.



* {{Sidekick}}: Hideki and Rie both.

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* %%* {{Sidekick}}: Hideki and Rie both.



* SnarkToSnarkCombat: Maruchi and Rokuro, due to the former being an arrogant, sarcastic asshole and Rokuro... having been raised by said arrogant, sarcastic asshole. Which tends to lapse into VolleyingInsults from time to time.



* {{Spinoff}}: ''Reversi'', which details Akemi's adventures in Mahokkai in a WhatIf setting. It was originally a oneshot, but [[WritersBlock the author got bored when working on the main story]] and decided to write more. (No, really - That was her reason for chapter two.)
* StrongFamilyResemblance: See MistakenIdentity.

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* {{Spinoff}}: ''Reversi'', which details Akemi's adventures in Mahokkai in a WhatIf setting. It was originally a oneshot, one-shot, but [[WritersBlock the author got bored when working on the main story]] and decided to write more. (No, really - That was her reason for chapter two.)
* %%* StrongFamilyResemblance: See MistakenIdentity.



** ďDonít fall, donít fall, donít fall!Ē

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** %%** ďDonít fall, donít fall, donít fall!Ē



** And again, in chapter 9-3. The quote at the top of the page is from that chapter.

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** %%** And again, in chapter 9-3. The quote at the top of the page is from that chapter.



* TwoGirlsAndAGuy: The Akemi, Rie, and Daisuke trio,

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* %%* TwoGirlsAndAGuy: The Akemi, Rie, and Daisuke trio,



* YouCantGoHomeAgain: The reason the story even exists.

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* %%* YouCantGoHomeAgain: The reason the story even exists.


* GrayEyes: Rokuro. His unusual color actually made Emiri ask if he was fully Japanese (Implying that he was European, and that that could be an explanation). Rokuro isn't amused.



* JustAKid: I ''dare'' you to say this to Maruchi. There's a reason this counts as one of his [[BerserkButton berserk buttons]].
** [[spoiler: Maybe because he's not actually a kid...?]]
* [[spoiler: KissingUnderTheInfluence: Akemi to Rokuro, when she's being controlled by the psychic she met earlier. Shigeru is not pleased.]]

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* %%* JustAKid: I ''dare'' you to say this to Maruchi. There's a reason this counts as one of his [[BerserkButton berserk buttons]].
** %%** [[spoiler: Maybe because he's not actually a kid...?]]
* [[spoiler: KissingUnderTheInfluence: [[spoiler: Akemi to Rokuro, when she's being controlled by the psychic she met earlier. Shigeru is not pleased.]]



* [[LivingShadow Living Shadows]]: They're under the control of a ''kage-nushi'', or 'shadow general', who invades Rie's home in the tenth arc. The personality of the shadow general doesn't exactly match up with his power, though...

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* [[LivingShadow Living Shadows]]: LivingShadow: They're under the control of a ''kage-nushi'', or 'shadow general', who invades Rie's home in the tenth arc. The personality of the shadow general doesn't exactly match up with his power, though...



* MeaningfulName: Maruchi's name is written as 丸智, meaning something along the lines of "circle of wisdom". A fitting name for a teacher.

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* MeaningfulName: MeaningfulName:
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Maruchi's name is written as 丸智, meaning something along the lines of "circle of wisdom". A fitting name for a teacher.



* ParentalAbandonment: Why the ''hell'' aren't Rokuro's parents worried about their son being trapped in another dimension?
** Well, [[spoiler: his mom is dead. Rokuro tells us that himself. Can't say much about his dad, seeing as he hasn't gotten a mention yet.]]

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* %%* ParentalAbandonment: Why the ''hell'' aren't Rokuro's parents worried about their son being trapped in another dimension?
** %%** Well, [[spoiler: his mom is dead. Rokuro tells us that himself. Can't say much about his dad, seeing as he hasn't gotten a mention yet.]]


[[caption-width-right:350:[[ABoyAndHisX A girl and her boy(s).]] [[note]] They're the same person.[[/note]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:[[ABoyAndHisX A girl and her boy(s).]] [[note]] They're the same person.[[/note]]]]


** Akemi has loads of these moments in the twentieth chapter, Recompense. [[CrowningMomentOfFunny With very good reason, mind you.]]

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** Akemi has loads of these moments in the twentieth chapter, Recompense. [[CrowningMomentOfFunny [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments With very good reason, mind you.]]


[[FunnyForeigner Rokuro]] is a Type 1 magic student from the second dimensional plane, [[AnotherDimension Mahokkai]]. Contrary to what Akemi read about wizards being wise and in touch with nature, Rokuro is [[{{Dojikko}} awkward]], [[BrilliantButLazy lazy]], [[AttentionDeficitDisciple can't think things through to save his life]], [[FunctionalMagic and can't perform the smallest of spells without something nearby exploding on him]]. If you're wondering how the hell he ended up in the human world, then read on.

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[[FunnyForeigner Rokuro]] is a Type 1 magic student from the second dimensional plane, [[AnotherDimension Mahokkai]]. Contrary to what Akemi read about wizards being wise and in touch with nature, Rokuro is [[{{Dojikko}} [[NoSocialSkills awkward]], [[BrilliantButLazy lazy]], [[AttentionDeficitDisciple can't think things through to save his life]], [[FunctionalMagic and can't perform the smallest of spells without something nearby exploding on him]]. If you're wondering how the hell he ended up in the human world, then read on.


--> "Damn, she runs fast... [[Manga/IchigoOneHundredPercent Like Junpei Manaka after strawberry panties]]."

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--> "Damn, she runs fast... [[Manga/IchigoOneHundredPercent [[Manga/StrawberryOneHundredPercent Like Junpei Manaka after strawberry panties]]."


* {{Expy}}: There has been more than one comment on the fact that Rokuro looks like [[Manga/RanmaOneHalf Ranma Saotome]]. Of course, seeing as Cali first started drawing in [[RumikoTakahashi Rumiko Takahashi's style]] and can't seem to grow out of it, this isn't shocking.

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* {{Expy}}: There has been more than one comment on the fact that Rokuro looks like [[Manga/RanmaOneHalf Ranma Saotome]]. Of course, seeing as Cali first started drawing in [[RumikoTakahashi [[Creator/RumikoTakahashi Rumiko Takahashi's style]] and can't seem to grow out of it, this isn't shocking.


* {{Expy}}: There has been more than one comment on the fact that Rokuro looks like [[RanmaOneHalf Ranma Saotome]]. Of course, seeing as Cali first started drawing in [[RumikoTakahashi Rumiko Takahashi's style]] and can't seem to grow out of it, this isn't shocking.

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* {{Expy}}: There has been more than one comment on the fact that Rokuro looks like [[RanmaOneHalf [[Manga/RanmaOneHalf Ranma Saotome]]. Of course, seeing as Cali first started drawing in [[RumikoTakahashi Rumiko Takahashi's style]] and can't seem to grow out of it, this isn't shocking.



** Shigeru mentions that [[LethalChef Meiko]] [[RanmaOneHalf had tried cooking vegetable stir fry at one point, and almost ended up burning the house down.]]

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** Shigeru mentions that [[LethalChef Meiko]] [[RanmaOneHalf [[Manga/RanmaOneHalf had tried cooking vegetable stir fry at one point, and almost ended up burning the house down.]]


-> ''"[[ThinkingOutLoud Well, Akemi had to get her looks from somewhere...]] [[{{Beat}} *beat*]] [[FeeFiFauxPas I- I-! Uh-! Th-Thatís not-!]] [[BlatantLies I meant her hair color, okay!?]] The weird hair color! [[DiggingYourselfDeeper Ack! I didn't mean weird! I just meant strange for a natural color-!]] [[ThatCameOutWrong I- That came out wrong!]] [[BadLiar I meant-! Well... You know! I-! Uh- I mean-!]]"''

-> ''[[SarcasmMode "You're going to hit subterranean levels if you keep digging yourself into a hole like that."]]''

--> - A prime example of [[ApologizesALot Rokuro's]] [[DidIJustSayThatOutLoud blundering personality]] and [[DeadpanSnarker Maruchi's]] [[CatsAreSnarkers snarky one]].


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-> ''"[[ThinkingOutLoud Well, ->'''Rokuro:''' ''"Well, Akemi had to get her looks from somewhere...]] [[{{Beat}} *beat*]] [[FeeFiFauxPas somewhere... *beat* I- I-! Uh-! Th-Thatís not-!]] [[BlatantLies not-! I meant her hair color, okay!?]] okay!? The weird hair color! [[DiggingYourselfDeeper Ack! I didn't mean weird! I just meant strange for a natural color-!]] [[ThatCameOutWrong color-! I- That came out wrong!]] [[BadLiar wrong! I meant-! Well... You know! I-! Uh- I mean-!]]"''

-> ''[[SarcasmMode "You're
mean-!"''\\
'''Maruchi:''' ''"You're
going to hit subterranean levels if you keep digging yourself into a hole like that."]]''

--> -
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-->--
A prime example of [[ApologizesALot Rokuro's]] [[DidIJustSayThatOutLoud Rokuro's blundering personality]] personality and [[DeadpanSnarker Maruchi's]] [[CatsAreSnarkers Maruchi's snarky one]].

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** Similar comments have been made on Maruchi looking like a purple-haired [[InuYasha Inuyasha]]. Even more so now that [[spoiler: we've seen what he looks like as a full-fledged adult.]]

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** Similar comments have been made on Maruchi looking like a purple-haired [[InuYasha Inuyasha]].Manga/InuYasha. Even more so now that [[spoiler: we've seen what he looks like as a full-fledged adult.]]



** [[InuYasha "Demons didn't exist in the fuedal era!"]]

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** [[InuYasha [[Manga/InuYasha "Demons didn't exist in the fuedal feudal era!"]]


-> ''"[[ThinkingOutLoud Well, Akemi had to get her looks from somewhere...]] [[{{Beat}} *beat*]] [[FeeFiFauxPas I- I-! Uh-! Th-Thatís not-!]] [[BlatantLies I meant her hair color, okay!?]] [[AnimeHair The weird hair color!]] [[DiggingYourselfDeeper Ack! I didn't mean weird! I just meant strange for a natural color-!]] [[ThatCameOutWrong I- That came out wrong!]] [[BadLiar I meant-! Well... You know! I-! Uh- I mean-!]]"''

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-> ''"[[ThinkingOutLoud Well, Akemi had to get her looks from somewhere...]] [[{{Beat}} *beat*]] [[FeeFiFauxPas I- I-! Uh-! Th-Thatís not-!]] [[BlatantLies I meant her hair color, okay!?]] [[AnimeHair The weird hair color!]] color! [[DiggingYourselfDeeper Ack! I didn't mean weird! I just meant strange for a natural color-!]] [[ThatCameOutWrong I- That came out wrong!]] [[BadLiar I meant-! Well... You know! I-! Uh- I mean-!]]"''


[[caption-width-right:350:[[ABoyAndHisX A girl and her boy(s).]] [[hottip:*: They're the same person.]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:[[ABoyAndHisX A girl and her boy(s).]] [[hottip:*: [[note]] They're the same person.]]]]
[[/note]]]]


There are currently thirty-nine chapters published online (1-1 to 15-1). [[http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2739233/1 Start here, if you wish]]. Just be warned that Cali is in the midst of [[GrammarNazi rewriting her earlier chapters]] and that there will be slight inconsistencies. And word puns. [[WorldOfPun Lots and lots of word puns]]. With cultural notes at the bottom of each chapter to explain.

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There are currently thirty-nine forty chapters published online (1-1 to 15-1).16-1). [[http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2739233/1 Start here, if you wish]]. Just be warned that Cali is in the midst of [[GrammarNazi rewriting her earlier chapters]] and that there will be slight inconsistencies. And word puns. [[WorldOfPun Lots and lots of word puns]]. With cultural notes at the bottom of each chapter to explain.



* AllWorkVSAllPlay: Maruchi and Rokuro are a pretty straight-forward example. As are Daisuke and Rie.

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* AllWorkVSAllPlay: Maruchi and Rokuro are a pretty straight-forward example. As are Daisuke and Rie.



* BattleAura: When Shigeru gets mad, or when he thinks Rokuro is being indecent towards his daughter, his aura flares red and purple. Usually ccompanied by his ScaryShinyGlasses.

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* BattleAura: When Shigeru gets mad, or when he thinks Rokuro is being indecent towards his daughter, his aura flares red and purple. Usually ccompanied accompanied by his ScaryShinyGlasses.


There are currently thirty-six chapters published online (1-1 to 14-1). [[http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2739233/1 Start here, if you wish]]. Just be warned that Cali is in the midst of [[GrammarNazi rewriting her earlier chapters]] and that there will be slight inconsistencies. And word puns. [[WorldOfPun Lots and lots of word puns]]. With cultural notes at the bottom of each chapter to explain.

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There are currently thirty-six thirty-nine chapters published online (1-1 to 14-1).15-1). [[http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2739233/1 Start here, if you wish]]. Just be warned that Cali is in the midst of [[GrammarNazi rewriting her earlier chapters]] and that there will be slight inconsistencies. And word puns. [[WorldOfPun Lots and lots of word puns]]. With cultural notes at the bottom of each chapter to explain.

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