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* ''Manga/TheRedRangerBecomesAnAdventuerInAnotherWorld'' is exactly what it sounds like: a tale about a HotBlooded Red Ranger who ends up [[TrappedInAnotherWorld trapped in a fantasy world]] after the final climactic battle with the Rangers' enemies, and uses his Ranger powers to become an adventurer while he looks for a way home - much to the confusion of the otherworld's residents, who have absolutely no context for sentai heroes or their powers.

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* ''Manga/TheRedRangerBecomesAnAdventuerInAnotherWorld'' ''Manga/TheRedRangerBecomesAnAdventurerInAnotherWorld'' is exactly what it sounds like: a tale about a HotBlooded Red Ranger who ends up [[TrappedInAnotherWorld trapped in a fantasy world]] after the final climactic battle with the Rangers' enemies, and uses his Ranger powers to become an adventurer while he looks for a way home - much to the confusion of the otherworld's residents, who have absolutely no context for sentai heroes or their powers.


* ''Wecomic/{{Swords}}'' is about swords.

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* ''Wecomic/{{Swords}}'' ''Webcomic/{{Swords}}'' is about swords.


This trope is only for titles or names given deliberately by authors or marketers. All Real Life Examples go in Titles or Advertising section. This is not a trope for the names of things in general.

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This trope is only for titles or names given deliberately by authors or marketers. All Real Life Examples RealLife examples go in Titles or Advertising section. This is not a trope for the names of things in general.


* ''LightNovel/TheMisfitOfDemonKingAcademy'' isn't quite an example until you tack on its [[ShortTitleLongElaborateSubtitle lengthy subtitle]]: "History's Strongest Demon King Reincarnates and Goes to School with His Descandants."

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* ''LightNovel/TheMisfitOfDemonKingAcademy'' isn't quite an example until you tack on its [[ShortTitleLongElaborateSubtitle lengthy subtitle]]: "History's Strongest Demon King Reincarnates and Goes to School with His Descandants.Descendants."


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* ''LightNovel/SupposeAKidFromTheLastDungeonBooniesMovedToAStarterTown'', in which a kid from... yeah. As one would expect, he [[NormalFishInATinyPond becomes the strongest person around]], and hijinks ensue.


->''"Moviegoers who knowingly buy a ticket for 'Film/TheMummyTombOfTheDragonEmperor' are going to get exactly what they expect: There is a mummy, a tomb, a dragon and an emperor. And the movie about them is all that it could be."''

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->''"Moviegoers who knowingly buy a ticket for 'Film/TheMummyTombOfTheDragonEmperor' ''Film/TheMummyTombOfTheDragonEmperor'' are going to get exactly what they expect: There is a mummy, a tomb, a dragon and an emperor. And the movie about them is all that it could be."''


* ''Film/HaroldAndKumarGoToWhiteCastle'': So what are the main characters' names, and where are they going?

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* ''Film/HaroldAndKumarGoToWhiteCastle'': So what are the main characters' names, and where are they going?going? This film also has the MarketBasedTitle ''Harold and Kumar Get the Munchies''. So, who are the main characters, and what happens to their appetite after they smoke some weed?

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* ''A Lazy Guy Woke Up As A Girl One Morning'' is about a high schooler named Yasuda who wakes up to find that [[GenderBender he's been turned into a girl]]. Much of the comedy is about the problems he faces now that he's been transformed into the opposite sex, and how he always takes the path of least resistance.

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* Invoked by early 1990s ads for Listerine, with the tagline "It says what it does / It does what it says".

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* ''Manga/TheRedRangerBecomesAnAdventuerInAnotherWorld'' is exactly what it sounds like: a tale about a HotBlooded Red Ranger who ends up [[TrappedInAnotherWorld trapped in a fantasy world]] after the final climactic battle with the Rangers' enemies, and uses his Ranger powers to become an adventurer while he looks for a way home - much to the confusion of the otherworld's residents, who have absolutely no context for sentai heroes or their powers.

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* The Music/StrawberryAlarmClock song that plays over some scenes in ''Film/PsychOut'' is officially titled "The Pretty Song from ''Psych-Out''."


* ''VisualNovel/SakuyaIzayoiGivesYouAdviceAndDabs'': In this fan visual novel, you talk to [[VideoGame/{{Touhou}} Sakuya Izayoi]]. She gives you some advice. Then she dabs.

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In this fan visual novel, you talk to [[VideoGame/{{Touhou}} Sakuya Izayoi]]. She gives you some advice. Then she dabs.dabs.
** In the DLC, titled ''Nitori Kawashiro Offers You Advice In Exchange For Cucumbers And Eats The Cucumbers'', Nitori Kawashiro offers you some advice in exchange for cucumbers, and then eats the cucumbers.


** [[ComicBook/FantasticFourEnemies Dragon Man]] is a humanoid dragon creature.

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** [[ComicBook/FantasticFourEnemies [[ComicBook/FantasticFour Dragon Man]] is a humanoid dragon creature.


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** The Worldkillers from ''ComicBook/LastDaughterOfKrypton'' are biological weapons created to kill worlds.


* ''[[Manga/KyochuuRettou The Island Of Giant Insects]]''. Not surprisingly, these inflated insects [[SlasherMovie aren't very friendly]].

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* ''[[Manga/KyochuuRettou The Island Of Giant Insects]]''.''Manga/TheIslandOfGiantInsects''. Not surprisingly, these inflated insects [[SlasherMovie aren't very friendly]].

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* The "Origins" arc of ''ComicBook/JusticeLeague2011'' is about the origins of both the Justice League [[AdaptationOriginConnection and]] ComicBook/{{Cyborg}} in the ComicBook/New52 universe.


A title should tell you what a movie, show, episode of a show or product is about or does. Sometimes, though, the premise or plot of the story is '''all''' right there in the title. That's when you can say that the story is "Exactly What It Says on the Tin". Thus, this trope.

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A title should tell you what a movie, show, episode of a show or product is about or does. Sometimes, though, the premise or plot of the story is '''all''' right there in the title. That's when you can say that the story is "Exactly "[[TitleDrop Exactly What It Says on the Tin".Tin]]". Thus, this trope.

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