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!!''Baby and Me'' provides examples of:


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!!''Baby and Me'' provides examples of:


* AdultFear: The story arc about Harumi and Yukako meeting deals with all sorts of struggles that adults deal with or at least think about. From [[spoiler: Yukako feeling the need to move in with Harumi due to her own home not being safe]] to [[spoiler: unplanned pregnancy]], among other things.

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The story arc about Harumi and Yukako meeting deals with all sorts of struggles that adults deal with or at least think about. From [[spoiler: Yukako feeling the need to move in with Harumi due to her own home not being safe]] to [[spoiler: unplanned pregnancy]], among other things.



* TrueCompanions: Takuya and his friends.

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* TrueCompanions: TrueCompanions:
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Takuya and his friends.



* UnsettlingGenderReveal: Twice in the bank robber arc. [[spoiler: The female bank robber]] is not actually female. Neither is the [[spoiler: young woman in the photograph Moriguchi wonders about his dad having.]] In the latter case, [[spoiler: the woman in the photo ''is'' Moriguchi’s dad.]]

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* UnsettlingGenderReveal: UnsettlingGenderReveal:
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Twice in the bank robber arc. [[spoiler: The female bank robber]] is not actually female. Neither is the [[spoiler: young woman in the photograph Moriguchi wonders about his dad having.]] In the latter case, [[spoiler: the woman in the photo ''is'' Moriguchi’s dad.]]



'''Baby and Me''' is a {{Shoujo}} SliceOfLife manga by Marimo Ragawa, which ran from 1991 to 1997. It was translated into English in its entirety by Creator/VIZMedia. An anime adaptation was made as well, but [[NoExportForYou it has not received an official English translation.]]

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\n'''Baby ''Baby and Me''' Me'' is a {{Shoujo}} SliceOfLife manga by Marimo Ragawa, which ran from 1991 to 1997. It was translated into English in its entirety by Creator/VIZMedia. An anime adaptation was made as well, but [[NoExportForYou it has not received an official English translation.]]


* PhenotypeStereotype: Americans are shown with blond hair and blue eyes. Some cast members do look ever so slightly European due to the art style, but subtle things like the sort of hand-gestures and language make it clear they are meant to be Asian, more specifically Japanese.

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* PhenotypeStereotype: Americans are shown with blond hair and blue eyes. Some cast members do look ever so slightly European due to the art style, but subtle things like the sort of hand-gestures and language make it clear they are meant to be Asian, more specifically Japanese.


* PhenotypeStereotype: Americans are shown with blond hair and blue eyes. Most of the charatcers are slightly averted in that some of them look suspiciously European (Minoru and Yukako particularly) yet subtle things like the sort of hand-gestures and language make it clear they are meant to be Asian.

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* PhenotypeStereotype: Americans are shown with blond hair and blue eyes. Most of the charatcers are Some cast members do look ever so slightly averted in that some of them look suspiciously European (Minoru and Yukako particularly) yet due to the art style, but subtle things like the sort of hand-gestures and language make it clear they are meant to be Asian.Asian, more specifically Japanese.


* DVDCommentary: The author’s notes interspersed throughout the chapters have this sort of feel. Sometimes they relate to the chapter and the process of creating it. Sometimes they go on wild tangents and discuss Ragawa’s pet rabbit.


* [[spoiler: [[FamilyUnfriendlyDeath Family Unfriendly]] DisneyDeath]] : [[spoiler: The immediate aftermath of Minoru’s car accident is rather bloody, and the scenes of him in the hospital aren’t much better.]]

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* [[spoiler: [[FamilyUnfriendlyDeath Family Unfriendly]] DisneyDeath]] : DisneyDeath: [[spoiler: The immediate aftermath of Minoru’s car accident is rather bloody, and the scenes of him in the hospital aren’t much better.]]


* ArtEvolution: In early volumes a lot of the artwork looks like unfinished sketches; it is noticeably cleaner and more detailed in later volumes .

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* ArtEvolution: In early volumes a lot of the artwork looks like unfinished sketches; it is noticeably cleaner and more detailed in later volumes .volumes.



* BringMyBrownPants: Minoru wets himself after hearing a scary story during school in Chapter 21.



* NoExportForYou: While the manga is released in its entirety stateside, the anime is not.



* PottyFailure: Occasionally one of the really little kids in the story will wet the bed.

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* PottyEmergency: Minoru has a small one in Chapter 21, PottyDance and all.
* PottyFailure: Occasionally one of the really little kids in the story will wet the bed.bed and/or their pants.



* {{Yakuza}}: One of the many side characters has this as his backstory.

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* {{Yakuza}}: One of the many side characters has this as his backstory.backstory.
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* BigBrotherInstinct: [[CaptainObvious Takuya towards Minoru.]]

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* BigBrotherInstinct: [[CaptainObvious Takuya towards Minoru.]]


* Early Installment Weirdness: This is very in-universe but Yukako seems extremely different in the flashback arc where we find out about how she and Harumi met, whenever she appears by flashback or in spirit she seems very cheerful and firm but supportive, in the mini-arc she is rather skittish and paranoid.

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* Early Installment Weirdness: EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: This is very in-universe but Yukako seems extremely different in the flashback arc where we find out about how she and Harumi met, whenever she appears by flashback or in spirit she seems very cheerful and firm but supportive, in the mini-arc she is rather skittish and paranoid.


* TroublingUnchildlikeBehaviour: Megumi commits “reverse sexual harassment” against her male classmates in order to make a point that sexual harassment can be done by anybody to anybody. She’s eleven.

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* TroublingUnchildlikeBehaviour: Megumi commits “reverse sexual harassment” against her male classmates in order to make a point that sexual harassment can be done by anybody to anybody. She’s eleven. Ichika can come off as a little creepy at times though most of the time she just seems bizarre, Minoru and Takuya despite their attractive appearances and kind, cheery natures can be terrifying when they are angry, even the dad and the teachers are scared of them.


* OutOfBodyExperience: [[spoiler: The golfer is actually an astral projection of a man in a coma.]]
* PhenotypeStereotype: Americans are shown with blond hair and blue eyes.

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* OutOfBodyExperience: [[spoiler: The golfer is actually an astral projection of a man in a coma.]]
]] The main charatcers are horrified when he dissapears literally before their eyes though Takuya stumbles upon a news-article announcing the golfer's recent victory.
* PhenotypeStereotype: Americans are shown with blond hair and blue eyes. Most of the charatcers are slightly averted in that some of them look suspiciously European (Minoru and Yukako particularly) yet subtle things like the sort of hand-gestures and language make it clear they are meant to be Asian.


* ChildhoodMarriagePromise: Subverted and played for laughs. Minoru will agree to marry anyone who asks him. He has no idea what the meaning of “Minoru, will you marry me?” is.

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* ChildhoodMarriagePromise: Subverted and played for laughs. Minoru will agree to marry anyone who asks him. He has no idea what the meaning of “Minoru, will you marry me?” is. To be sure, Minoru is by no means among the brighter characters in the series and he seems to be slightly less intelligent even by toddler standards.

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* Early Installment Weirdness: This is very in-universe but Yukako seems extremely different in the flashback arc where we find out about how she and Harumi met, whenever she appears by flashback or in spirit she seems very cheerful and firm but supportive, in the mini-arc she is rather skittish and paranoid.


* HotMom: Name a mom, any mom. Yukako gets a special mention.
* HotDad: Harumi Enoki gets special mention.

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