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--> "Flying in the sky and looking down on this city, with everyone, things look different, itís so magical."
-->- '''Shan-ran-ran''', ''Flying Witch'' Opening Song

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--> "Flying ->''"Flying in the sky and looking down on this city, with everyone, things look different, itís so magical."
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'''Shan-ran-ran''', ''Flying Witch'' Opening Song
Theme


** Nana mistakes Nao for Kei's girlfriend when Nao visits Makoto's garden for the first time.

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** Nana Akane mistakes Nao for Kei's girlfriend when Nao visits Makoto's garden for the first time.


* ChekhovsHobby: discussed. When Makoto visits another witch to discover her elemental affinity, he asks her a lot of questions about her hobbies and pastimes, as he's working on a theory that a witches' elemental affinity influences the things they enjoy. [[spoiler: When Makoto turns out to be a darkness witch, known for their creative talents, Kei and Chinatsu points out that several of her pastimes include creating things; her garden creates vegetables, she created Chinatsu's witch robe, and so on.]]

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* ChekhovsHobby: discussed. When Makoto visits another witch to discover her elemental affinity, he asks her a lot of questions about her hobbies and pastimes, as he's working on a theory that a witches' elemental affinity influences the things they enjoy. [[spoiler: When Makoto turns out to be a darkness witch, known for their creative talents, Kei and Chinatsu points out that several of her pastimes include creating things; her garden creates vegetables, she created Chinatsu's witch robe, and so on.]]on]].



* DarkIsNotEvil: Despite being clad entirely in black and sporting an intimidating appearance, the Harbinger of Spring is a benevolent spirit who heralds the arrival of the spring season. He gives Chinatsu a vase with flowers as a gesture of kindness.
** Similarly, the Paperboy cuts quite an intimidating figure, being entirely clad in shadow and not saying a word as he slowly approaches the house; he is however quite civil, tipping his hat to Chinatsu before taking payment from Akane for a copy of the paper used by witches.
** As of manga vol 8, this includes [[spoiler: Makoto herself. She visits another witch to find her elemental affinity, and is discovered to be a very rare (1 in 20,000) darkness witch. Chinatsu's worried initially, until the witch who did the testing reassures her "[[ShoutOut It's not like the]] [[Franchise/StarWars Dark Side of the Force or anything!]]" In fact, darkness witches are also known as creation witches, as they are said to be closer to the source of pure mana and have a knack for, well, creating things.]]

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* DarkIsNotEvil: DarkIsNotEvil:
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Despite being clad entirely in black and sporting an intimidating appearance, the Harbinger of Spring is a benevolent spirit who heralds the arrival of the spring season. He gives Chinatsu a vase with flowers as a gesture of kindness.
** Similarly, the Paperboy cuts quite creates an intimidating figure, impression, being entirely clad in shadow and not never saying a word as he slowly approaches the house; house. Despite his appearance, he is however quite civil, very polite, tipping his hat to Chinatsu before taking payment from Akane for a copy of the paper used by witches.
** As of manga vol 8, this includes the manga's eighth volume, [[spoiler: Makoto herself. She visits another witch to find her elemental affinity, and is discovered to be a very rare (1 in 20,000) darkness witch. Chinatsu's worried initially, until the witch who did the testing reassures her "[[ShoutOut It's not like the]] [[Franchise/StarWars Dark Side of the Force or anything!]]" In fact, darkness witches are also known as creation witches, as they are said to be closer to the source of pure mana and have a knack for, well, creating things.]]things]].



* ExtraStrengthMasquerade: The Witches' society actively suppresses dissemination of information relating to magic and witches, with misfortune striking those who investigate too closely. A handful of instances including the Harbinger of Summer's blunder - causing snow in ''July'' - making the news lead some characters to believe that the Society is slackening restrictions and may even reveal the presence of witches to the world.

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* ExtraStrengthMasquerade: The Witches' society actively suppresses dissemination of information relating to magic and witches, with misfortune striking those who investigate too closely. A handful of instances including One example is when the Harbinger of Summer's blunder - causing snow in ''July'' - making the news lead some (causing a July snowfall) leads characters to believe that the Society is slackening restrictions and may even reveal the presence of witches to the world.



* SolidGoldPoop: Ohgetsuhime rice is a highly prized variety of rice, said to be so delicious that one could never eat ordinary rice again after tasting it. It's produced by the Plantelle of the same name. [[spoiler: It's described as basically otherwordly deer droppings.]]

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* SolidGoldPoop: Ohgetsuhime rice is a highly prized variety of rice, said to be so delicious that one could never eat ordinary rice again after tasting it. It's it and is produced by the Plantelle of the same name. [[spoiler: It's described as basically otherwordly otherworldly deer droppings.]]droppings]].


* ChekhovsGun: The mandrake recovered from the back yard early in the series surprisingly becomes this; at first Makoto gives some pieces to the Harbinger of Spring, and much later in the series she offers to use some to help cure the back pain Nao's father suffers from; it's then that we find Makoto's use of magical ash has caused the plant to breed into a subspecies of [[RidiculouslyCuteCritter cute little living plants]] that're still classed as mandrakes.

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* ChekhovsGun: The mandrake recovered from the back yard empty lot early in the series surprisingly becomes this; at first Makoto gives some pieces to the Harbinger of Spring, and much later in the series she offers to use some to help cure the back pain Nao's father suffers from; it's then that we find Makoto's use of magical ash has caused the plant to breed into a subspecies of [[RidiculouslyCuteCritter cute little living plants]] that're still classed as mandrakes.mandrakes.
* ChekhovsHobby: discussed. When Makoto visits another witch to discover her elemental affinity, he asks her a lot of questions about her hobbies and pastimes, as he's working on a theory that a witches' elemental affinity influences the things they enjoy. [[spoiler: When Makoto turns out to be a darkness witch, known for their creative talents, Kei and Chinatsu points out that several of her pastimes include creating things; her garden creates vegetables, she created Chinatsu's witch robe, and so on.]]



* ComicalOverreacting: Kei denies Chinatsu's request for doughnuts as a treat for helping introduce Makoto to the area and showing her where the local shopping centre is, pausing dramatically and stating that he's very much like some doughnuts, as well.

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* ComicalOverreacting: Kei denies Chinatsu's request for doughnuts as a treat for helping introduce Makoto to the area and showing her where the local shopping centre is, pausing dramatically and stating that he's he'd very much like some doughnuts, as well.


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** As of manga vol 8, this includes [[spoiler: Makoto herself. She visits another witch to find her elemental affinity, and is discovered to be a very rare (1 in 20,000) darkness witch. Chinatsu's worried initially, until the witch who did the testing reassures her "[[ShoutOut It's not like the]] [[Franchise/StarWars Dark Side of the Force or anything!]]" In fact, darkness witches are also known as creation witches, as they are said to be closer to the source of pure mana and have a knack for, well, creating things.]]

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* {{Planimal}}: One parallel realm is inhabited by Plantelle: animals that are partially plant. Makoto, Chinatsu, and Sayo encounter a deer with wooden antlers, a jackal with a flower bush around its shoulders, and more.


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* SolidGoldPoop: Ohgetsuhime rice is a highly prized variety of rice, said to be so delicious that one could never eat ordinary rice again after tasting it. It's produced by the Plantelle of the same name. [[spoiler: It's described as basically otherwordly deer droppings.]]


* ExtraStrengthMasquerade: The Witches' society actively suppresses dissemination of information relating to magic and witches, with misfortune striking those who investigate too closely.

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* ExtraStrengthMasquerade: The Witches' society actively suppresses dissemination of information relating to magic and witches, with misfortune striking those who investigate too closely. A handful of instances including the Harbinger of Summer's blunder - causing snow in ''July'' - making the news lead some characters to believe that the Society is slackening restrictions and may even reveal the presence of witches to the world.

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** Similarly, the Paperboy cuts quite an intimidating figure, being entirely clad in shadow and not saying a word as he slowly approaches the house; he is however quite civil, tipping his hat to Chinatsu before taking payment from Akane for a copy of the paper used by witches.


** While out picking plants, Kei makes a point that the group need to make a lot of noise to scare away bears. A few moments later, Nao screams in terror when a frog jumps on her, and elsewhere in the forest, a bear hears the scream and runs off.

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** While out picking plants, Kei makes a point jokingly remarks that the group need to make a lot of noise to Nao's screams can scare away bears. A few moments later, Nao screams in terror when a frog jumps on her, and elsewhere in the forest, a bear hears the scream and runs off.



* ComicallyMissingThePoint: While visiting a festival, Makoto comments that Chinatsu would rather "hustle to get the food than look at cherry blossoms." Chinatsu interprets that she needs to do the hustle dance.

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* ComicallyMissingThePoint: ComicallyMissingThePoint:
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While visiting a festival, Makoto comments that Chinatsu would rather "hustle to get the food than look at cherry blossoms." Chinatsu interprets that she needs to do the hustle dance.



** Whenever Chinatsu tries to eat vegtables.



** Makoto's affinity as a witch is darkness, but this just means she can draw mana from shadows.



* MistakenForRomance: After meeting with Makoto for the first time in six years, Chinatsu wonders if Makoto is Kei's girlfriend.

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* MistakenForRomance: MistakenForRomance:
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After meeting with Makoto for the first time in six years, Chinatsu wonders if Makoto is Kei's girlfriend.



** In the manga there is also the Summer harbinger who roots out winter seeds so it does snow in summer.
* RealDreamsAreWeirder: In a vivid dream she has while sleeping in class, Makoto finds herself sitting on a bench in Yokohama with a conch in her lap and runs into Nao, who shows her a mole on her neck resembling the character for "excellent luck". When recounting this story to Nao later, Makoto states that Witches' dreams are prophetic and says that Nao's luck will be good. Doubles as a BrickJoke during the post-credit skit.

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** In the manga there is also the Summer harbinger who roots out winter seeds so it does snow in summer.
* RealDreamsAreWeirder: In a vivid dream she has while sleeping in class, Makoto finds herself sitting on a bench in Yokohama with a conch in her lap and runs into Nao, who shows her a mole on her neck resembling the character for "excellent luck". When recounting this story to Nao later, Makoto states that Witches' dreams are prophetic and says that Nao's luck will be good. Doubles as a BrickJoke during the post-credit skit.



** During an after credit skit Akane uses a summoning circle to bring Makoto to her and take a photo, she was in Vietnam at the time.
* WickedWitch: When Makoto asks Chinatsu what she wants to do as a witch, Chinatsu jokingly replies that she'd be inclined to [[Literature/HanselAndGretel build a gingerbread house]] and then [[ChildEater it would eat anyone who tried to enter.]].

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** During an after credit skit Akane uses a summoning circle to bring Makoto to her and take a photo, she was in Vietnam at the time.
* WickedWitch: When Makoto asks Chinatsu what she wants to do as a witch, Chinatsu jokingly replies that she'd be inclined to [[Literature/HanselAndGretel build a gingerbread house]] and then [[ChildEater it would eat anyone who tried tries to enter.]].enter]].


** Kei jokingly remarks that Nao's screams can scare away bears. A few moments later, Nao screams in terror when a frog jumps on her, and elsewhere in the forest, a bear hears the scream and runs off.

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** While out picking plants, Kei jokingly remarks makes a point that Nao's screams can the group need to make a lot of noise to scare away bears. A few moments later, Nao screams in terror when a frog jumps on her, and elsewhere in the forest, a bear hears the scream and runs off.



** Makoto's affinity as a witch is darkness, but this just means she can draw mana from shadows.



* RealDreamsAreWeirder: In a vivid dream she has while sleeping in class, Makoto finds herself sitting on a bench in Yokohama with a conch in her lap and runs into Nao, who shows her a mole on her neck resembling the character for "excellent luck". When recounting this story to Nao later, Makoto states that Witches' dreams are prophetic and says that Nao's luck will be good.

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* RealDreamsAreWeirder: In a vivid dream she has while sleeping in class, Makoto finds herself sitting on a bench in Yokohama with a conch in her lap and runs into Nao, who shows her a mole on her neck resembling the character for "excellent luck". When recounting this story to Nao later, Makoto states that Witches' dreams are prophetic and says that Nao's luck will be good. Doubles as a BrickJoke during the post-credit skit.


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** During an after credit skit Akane uses a summoning circle to bring Makoto to her and take a photo, she was in Vietnam at the time.


* ComicallyMissingThePoint: When Makoto, Chinatsu and Kei visit Café Concurio, Chinatsu is surprised by the café's outward appearance.

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* ComicallyMissingThePoint: While visiting a festival, Makoto comments that Chinatsu would rather "hustle to get the food than look at cherry blossoms." Chinatsu interprets that she needs to do the hustle dance.
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When Makoto, Chinatsu and Kei visit Café Concurio, Chinatsu is surprised by the café's outward appearance.



** Whenever Chinatsu tries to eat vegtables.



** Nana mistakes Nao for Kei's girlfriend when Nao visits Makoto's garden for the first time.



** In the manga there is also the Summer harbinger who roots out winter seeds so it does snow in summer.



* WickedWitch: When Makoto asks Chinatsu what she wants to do as a witch, Chinatsu jokingly replies that she'd be inclined to [[Literature/HanselAndGretel build a gingerbread house]] and then [[ChildEater eat children]].

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* WickedWitch: When Makoto asks Chinatsu what she wants to do as a witch, Chinatsu jokingly replies that she'd be inclined to [[Literature/HanselAndGretel build a gingerbread house]] and then [[ChildEater it would eat children]].anyone who tried to enter.]].

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* ChekhovsGun: The mandrake recovered from the back yard early in the series surprisingly becomes this; at first Makoto gives some pieces to the Harbinger of Spring, and much later in the series she offers to use some to help cure the back pain Nao's father suffers from; it's then that we find Makoto's use of magical ash has caused the plant to breed into a subspecies of [[RidiculouslyCuteCritter cute little living plants]] that're still classed as mandrakes.


* ExtraStrengthMasquerade: The Society's "Rabbit Rule" operates to magically suppress information about witches and magic. Anyone investigating the subject will run into coincidental mishaps, from dead batteries to monkeys stealing equipment. Even something like snow falling on a park in July (and ''only'' on that park) doesn't get very wide coverage.

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* ExtraStrengthMasquerade: The Society's "Rabbit Rule" operates to magically suppress Witches' society actively suppresses dissemination of information about witches relating to magic and magic. Anyone investigating the subject will run into coincidental mishaps, from dead batteries to monkeys stealing equipment. Even something like snow falling on a park in July (and ''only'' on that park) doesn't get very wide coverage.witches, with misfortune striking those who investigate too closely.



* TheMasquerade: While Makoto is aware that she should not reveal herself as a Witch freely to everyone save family and friends, she's not too concerned and makes only a minimal effort in concealing her background. Other witches are a little more circumspect, sometimes using magical items that operate rather like the [[Series/GetSmart Cone of Silence]] to cover conversations in public.
* MagicalRealism: Supernatural elements and magic coexist very naturally with the otherwise ordinary world of ''Flying Witch''.

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* TheMasquerade: While Witches are advised not to make their presence known, and while Makoto is aware that she should not reveal herself as blasé about this guideline, other witches make a Witch freely to everyone save family and friends, she's not too concerned and makes only a minimal more concerted effort in concealing her background. Other witches are a little more circumspect, sometimes using magical items that operate rather like the [[Series/GetSmart Cone of Silence]] to cover conversations in public.
their presence.
* MagicalRealism: Supernatural elements and magic coexist very naturally with the otherwise ordinary world of ''Flying Witch''.


* ExtraStrengthMasquerade: The Society's "Rabbit Rule" operates to magically suppress information about witches and magic. Anyone investigating the subject will run into coincidental mishaps, from dead batteries to monkeys stealing equipment. Even something like snow falling on a park in July (and ''only'' on that park) doesn't get very wide coverage.



* ImTakingHerHomeWithMe: Akane finds Chintasu adorable and asks Kei as to whether or not she can keep her.

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* ImTakingHerHomeWithMe: Akane finds Chintasu Chinatsu adorable and asks Kei as to whether or not she can keep her.



* TheMasquerade: While Makoto is aware that she should not reveal herself as a Witch freely to everyone save family and friends, she's not too concerned and makes only a minimal effort in concealing her background.

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* TheMasquerade: While Makoto is aware that she should not reveal herself as a Witch freely to everyone save family and friends, she's not too concerned and makes only a minimal effort in concealing her background. Other witches are a little more circumspect, sometimes using magical items that operate rather like the [[Series/GetSmart Cone of Silence]] to cover conversations in public.


* UnnaturallyLoopingLocation: In chapters 35-36, Makoto and Kazuno investigate people getting lost in a nearby shopping district. Walking the streets takes them on a loop, and the aerial view looks like the district has been replicated infinitely. It's caused by a Narunaru, a magical creature that created the loop to eat all the insects in the replicated area.

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* UnnaturallyLoopingLocation: In chapters 35-36, thirty-five and thirty six, Makoto and Kazuno investigate people getting lost in a nearby shopping district. Walking the streets takes them on a loop, and the aerial view looks like the district has been replicated infinitely. It's caused by sets off to capture a Narunaru, a magical creature that created the whose presence creates an infinite loop to eat all in the shopping street, causing people to become lost as it searches for insects in the replicated area.to eat.


* UnnaturallyLoopingLocation: In one chapter, Makoto sets off to capture a magical creature whose presence causes the shopping street to loop infinitely.

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* UnnaturallyLoopingLocation: In one chapter, chapters 35-36, Makoto sets off to capture and Kazuno investigate people getting lost in a nearby shopping district. Walking the streets takes them on a loop, and the aerial view looks like the district has been replicated infinitely. It's caused by a Narunaru, a magical creature whose presence causes that created the shopping street to loop infinitely.to eat all the insects in the replicated area.

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