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* TheBeautifulElite: All the tea princes and princess are very beautiful people that can turn heads whenever they appear in their full form.



* {{Bishonen}}: All the tea princes and princess are very beautiful people that can turn heads whenever they appear in their full form.



* DefrostingIceQueen: The student president Kikuka was quite cold and harsh in her first few appearances. But once Peco came to her, Kikuka changed and smiled a lot more, her demeanor also became more gentle and motherly.



** The second choice is that they bring their human lover to their world to live together, but because time flow different between the two worlds and the human's time is still that of a mortal, they will suffer RapidAging and other side effects (such as lack of sleeps) and then dies of old age after a few years in the Tea World. The most recent victim of this choice was [[spoiler: Assam's mom who passed away as an old woman while Assam was still very young]].
** The third choice, the tea prince/princess becomes mortal to be with their lover in the human world; but the catch here is that [[spoiler: everyone's memories of them, including their human lover's, will be erased and there is no guarantee that the two could fall in love again]]. Though it shows that even with that, there're still chances that [[spoiler: those memories don't completely disappear and can even return]] with the right trigger. [[spoiler: Taiko and Assam chose this path, with the latter promised the former that even if she did forget him, he would make her fall in love with him again, and he did]]. In a side-story, it shows that there's another couple that made this choice and is now still very much in love so perhaps the caught isn't that horrible if your love is strong enough.

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** The second choice is that they bring their human lover to their world to live together, but because time flow different between the two worlds and the human's time is still that of a mortal, they will suffer RapidAging and other side effects (such as lack of sleeps) and then dies of old age after a few years in the Tea World. The most recent victim of this choice was [[spoiler: Assam's mom who passed away as an old woman while Assam was still very young]].
young]]. Alternately, the prince stays in the human world but they would eventually see their lover grow old and die.
** The third choice, the tea prince/princess becomes mortal to be with their lover in the human world; but the catch here is that [[spoiler: everyone's memories of them, including their human lover's, will be erased and there is no guarantee that the two could fall in love again]]. Though it shows that even with that, there're still chances that [[spoiler: those memories don't completely disappear and can even return]] with the right trigger. [[spoiler: Taiko and Assam chose this path, with the latter promised the former that even if she did forget him, he would make her fall in love with him again, and he did]]. In a side-story, it shows that there's another couple that made this choice and is now still very much in love so perhaps the caught isn't that horrible if your love is strong enough.

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* LoveAtFirstPunch: In the "Snow White" Omake, the prince (Assam) falls in love with Snow White (Taiko) after the first time they meet where she kicks him, and then after the second meeting ends with him on his ass once more, he decides to marry her.


* ThemeNaming: Obviously, all the tea prince and princess are named after the tea that would summon them, like Assam, Earl Grey, Ceylon, Pekoe, Princeton, and [[spoiler: Darjeeling]].



* YearOutsideHourInside: Time flows slower in the Tea World, so a year there is amount to 10 years in the Human World, or 2 days in Tea World is about 2 weeks of Human time. The catch is that because people that cross between the two world are still bounded by their native time so a human living in Tea World will age very fast and die in about 5 years there while a tea fairy will eventually outlive their all human friends.

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* YearOutsideHourInside: Time flows slower in the Tea World, so a year there is amount to 10 years in the Human World, or 2 days in Tea World is about 2 weeks of Human time. The catch is that because people that cross between the two world are still bounded by their native time so a human living in Tea World will age very fast and die in about 5 years there (from the natives' perspective) while a tea fairy will eventually outlive can live with their all human friends.friends for a few years but barely age themselves.


* ExpressDelivery: It took not even a month after conception for [[spoiler: Assam]] to be born since his mother is a human living in the Tea World where time flows much slower compare to Human World's.



* LoveHurts: Almost any kind of relationships between a tea prince/princess with a human will eventually end in tears because once the three wishes are fulfilled, the former will need to return to their kingdom and the latter cannot summon another one again. Even if the summoner tries to delay it by not wishing at all, their tea prince will inevitably outlive them. [[SadisticChoice And God help you if you two actually fall in love with each other.]]

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* LoveHurts: Almost any kind of relationships between a tea prince/princess with a human will eventually end in tears because once the three wishes are fulfilled, the former will need to return to their kingdom and the latter cannot summon another one again. Even if the summoner tries to delay it by not wishing at all, their tea prince will inevitably outlive them. [[SadisticChoice And God help you if you two actually fall in love with each other.]] other]]. Because of that, some tea princes make a rule for themselves to not get too attach with their human master, often by nagging them to finish the wishes fast so they can go home, or if they're an heir to their kingdom, will quickly inherit the throne as soon as possible to stop going to the human world altogether.



* ThreeWishes: What a tea fairy will you after you successfully performed the summoning ritual, but it should be noted that you cannot wish for something that's too big or affects other people except for certain circumtances when it allows so. It also depends on what prince you get that you can have a lot of flexibility in wishing, too. Some princes will freely perform small magics to help you in daily lives and save the wishes for more important things; some other princes will only strictly perform his magic for you when you actually make a wish.



* {{Yandere}}: It's ambiguous whether it was romantic or not, but the whole mess of the main plot point started and three people lost their lives because Gopaldhara loves [[spoiler: Darjeeling]] too much to let him go and have all memories be erased. In the present days, he wants to start it again to not lost Assam too.

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* {{Yandere}}: It's ambiguous whether it was romantic or not, but the whole mess of the main plot point started and three people lost their lives because Gopaldhara loves [[spoiler: Darjeeling]] too much to let him go and have all memories be erased. In the present days, he wants to start it again to not lost Assam too.too.
* YearOutsideHourInside: Time flows slower in the Tea World, so a year there is amount to 10 years in the Human World, or 2 days in Tea World is about 2 weeks of Human time. The catch is that because people that cross between the two world are still bounded by their native time so a human living in Tea World will age very fast and die in about 5 years there while a tea fairy will eventually outlive their all human friends.


** In the past, [[spoiler: Darjeeling]], Gopaldhara and Aliya. But it was much more complicate than the above example as in the beginning, [[spoiler: Gopaldhara didn't love Aliya but kept her around to make sure he wouldn't lost Darjeeling. He does seem to come to care for her during their marriage and believes that until her death, Aliya was still in love with the other man. Howerever, according to Darjeeling, at some point during her marriage with Gopalhara, she has actually fallen in love with him for real or at least care enough for him to see Gopalhara as Assam's actual father]].

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** In the past, [[spoiler: Darjeeling]], Gopaldhara and Aliya. But it was much more complicate than the above example as in the beginning, [[spoiler: Gopaldhara didn't love Aliya but [[spoiler:but kept her around to make sure he wouldn't lost Darjeeling. He does did seem to come to care for her during their marriage and believes that until her death, Aliya was still in love with the other man. man]]. Howerever, according to Darjeeling, [[spoiler: Darjeeling]], at some point during her marriage with Gopalhara, she has actually fallen in love with him for real or [[spoiler: at least care enough for him to see Gopalhara as Assam's actual father]].father]]. Not to mention, people have observed that there was no way that Assam was a child that was raised between two people not in love with each other.
* MamasBabyPapasMaybe: Once the secret about Aliya, Assam's mother, and her summon [[spoiler: prince Darjeeling]] is revealed, it becomes doubtful whether Assam is actually Gopaldhara's son or not, but everyone said that at some points in the past, Aliya fell and miscarried her baby and then married Gopaldhara to have Assam. [[spoiler: Turn out he's really Darjeeling's son, and Gopaldhara just used the accident as an excuse to make up the miscarriage and presented Assam as his own son]].


** In the past, [[spoiler: Darjeeling]], Gopaldhara and Aliya. But it was much more complicate than the above example as in the beginning, Gopaldhara didn't love Aliya but kept her around to make sure he wouldn't lost Darjeeling. He does seem to come to care for her during their marriage and believes that until her death, Aliya was still in love with the other man. Howerever, according to [[spoiler: Darjeeling]], at some point during her marriage with Gopalhara, she has actually fallen in love with him for real or at least care enough for him to see Gopalhara as [[spoiler: Assam's actual father]].

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** In the past, [[spoiler: Darjeeling]], Gopaldhara and Aliya. But it was much more complicate than the above example as in the beginning, [[spoiler: Gopaldhara didn't love Aliya but kept her around to make sure he wouldn't lost Darjeeling. He does seem to come to care for her during their marriage and believes that until her death, Aliya was still in love with the other man. Howerever, according to [[spoiler: Darjeeling]], Darjeeling, at some point during her marriage with Gopalhara, she has actually fallen in love with him for real or at least care enough for him to see Gopalhara as [[spoiler: Assam's actual father]].



** Similarly, in the Alice in Wonderland side-story, Kikuka (playing the Queen of Hearts) also have a very close bond with her Magic Mirror (played by Peco) and said Mirror acts like a scorned wife when the Queen shows too much interest in Alice, resulting in Mirror curses both Alice and Chesire. Then both Kikuka and Peco play Alice's sister and her maid; again, they're very close.

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** Similarly, in the Alice in Wonderland side-story, Kikuka (playing the Queen of Hearts) also have a very close bond with her Magic Mirror (played by Peco) and said Mirror acts like a scorned wife when the Queen shows too much interest in Alice, resulting in Mirror curses cursing both Alice and Chesire. Then both Kikuka and Peco play Alice's sister and her maid; again, they're very close.


* HalfHumanHybrid: [[spoiler: Assam]], his mother was human but he himself isn't that much different from people on his father's side.



** In the past, [[spoiler: Darjeeling]], Gopaldhara and Aliya. Gopaldhara believes that until her death, Aliya was still in love with the other man but according to [[spoiler: Darjeeling]], at some point during her marriage with Gopalhara, she has actually fallen in love with him for real.
* RomanticTwoGirlFriendship: The student president Yukika and her tea princess Peco are very, very close. The mangaka's love of ship teasing them, especially in the Omakes doesn't help.
** To be specific, In the Snow White side-story, Yukika was acting as the evil queen and Peco as her magic mirror, the mirror accidentally ate the poisonous apple and the queen immediately saved her with a kiss! The story ended with the queen and the mirror lived happily ever after together!

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** In the past, [[spoiler: Darjeeling]], Gopaldhara and Aliya. But it was much more complicate than the above example as in the beginning, Gopaldhara didn't love Aliya but kept her around to make sure he wouldn't lost Darjeeling. He does seem to come to care for her during their marriage and believes that until her death, Aliya was still in love with the other man but man. Howerever, according to [[spoiler: Darjeeling]], at some point during her marriage with Gopalhara, she has actually fallen in love with him for real.
real or at least care enough for him to see Gopalhara as [[spoiler: Assam's actual father]].
* RomanticTwoGirlFriendship: The student president Yukika Kikuka and her tea princess Peco are very, very close. The mangaka's love of ship teasing them, especially in the Omakes doesn't help.
** To be specific, In the Snow White side-story, Yukika Kikuka was acting as the evil queen and Peco as her magic mirror, Magic Mirror, the mirror accidentally ate the poisonous apple and the queen immediately saved her with a kiss! The story ended with the queen and the mirror lived happily ever after together! together!
** Similarly, in the Alice in Wonderland side-story, Kikuka (playing the Queen of Hearts) also have a very close bond with her Magic Mirror (played by Peco) and said Mirror acts like a scorned wife when the Queen shows too much interest in Alice, resulting in Mirror curses both Alice and Chesire. Then both Kikuka and Peco play Alice's sister and her maid; again, they're very close.



* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Taiko as the tomboy and Yukiko as the girly girl.

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* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Taiko as the tomboy and Yukiko as the girly girl.girl.
* {{Yandere}}: It's ambiguous whether it was romantic or not, but the whole mess of the main plot point started and three people lost their lives because Gopaldhara loves [[spoiler: Darjeeling]] too much to let him go and have all memories be erased. In the present days, he wants to start it again to not lost Assam too.


''Koucha Ouji'' (also known as ''Black Tea Prince'' or ''Tea Prince'') is a shoujo manga by Yamada Nanpei. According to a legend, at midnight during the full moon, if you mix a cup of tea in a white china cup with a silver spoon in the reflection of the moon, a tea prince will appear to grant you {{three wishes}}! Well, as it turns out, the legend is true, as Taiko, Yukiko and Haruka of the Tea Association soon discover. Earl Grey and Assam appear ready to grant the wishes of those who brewed their tea but they can't really grant big wishes.. nor can they go back to their world until their summoners use all three wishes...

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''Koucha Ouji'' (also known as ''Black Tea Prince'' or ''Tea Prince'') is a shoujo manga by Yamada Nanpei.''Yamada Nanpei''. According to a legend, at midnight during the full moon, if you mix a cup of tea in a white china cup with a silver spoon in the reflection of the moon, a tea prince will appear to grant you {{three wishes}}! Well, as it turns out, the legend is true, as Taiko, Yukiko and Haruka of the Tea Association soon discover. Earl Grey and Assam appear ready to grant the wishes of those who brewed their tea but they can't really grant big wishes.. nor can they go back to their world until their summoners use all three wishes...



* {{Bishonen}}: All the tea princes and princess are very beautiful that can turn heads whenever they appear in their full form.

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* {{Bishonen}}: All the tea princes and princess are very beautiful people that can turn heads whenever they appear in their full form.



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Ceylon. He's maybe very abrasive but the guy also has a much softer side that shows up now and then.



* LoveHurts: Almost relationship between a tea prince/princess with a human will eventually end in tears because once the three wishes are fulfilled, the former will need to return to their kingdom and the latter cannot summon another one again. Even if the summoner tries to delay it by not wishing at all, their tea prince will inevitably outlive them. [[SadisticChoice And God help you if you two actually fall in love with each other.]]

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* LoveHurts: Almost relationship any kind of relationships between a tea prince/princess with a human will eventually end in tears because once the three wishes are fulfilled, the former will need to return to their kingdom and the latter cannot summon another one again. Even if the summoner tries to delay it by not wishing at all, their tea prince will inevitably outlive them. [[SadisticChoice And God help you if you two actually fall in love with each other.]] ]]
* LoveTriangle: Both Assam and Haruka loves Taiko and unfortunate for the latter, Taiko only sees him as her childhood friend while returning Assam's feeling.
** In the past, [[spoiler: Darjeeling]], Gopaldhara and Aliya. Gopaldhara believes that until her death, Aliya was still in love with the other man but according to [[spoiler: Darjeeling]], at some point during her marriage with Gopalhara, she has actually fallen in love with him for real.



* SadisticChoice: When a tea prince/princess fall in love with a human, they have three choices and none of those can lead to a full happy ending.
** The first choice is that they don't follow their heart, get the three wishes done, return to the Tea World, moving on with their lives and duties and accept that they will never meet again. [[spoiler: Yukiko]] chose this.

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* SadisticChoice: When a tea prince/princess fall falls in love with a human, they have three choices and none of those can lead to a full happy ending.
** The first choice is that they don't follow their heart, get the three wishes done, return to the Tea World, moving on with their lives and duties and accept that they will never meet again. [[spoiler: Yukiko]] chose this.this because she knew her tea prince cannot falling in love with her without causing both of them great pain.


''Koucha Ouji'' (also known as ''Black Tea Prince'' or ''Tea Prince'') is a shoujo manga by Yamada Nanpei. According to a legend, at midnight during the full moon, if you mix a cup of tea in a white china cup with a silver spoon in the reflection of the moon, a tea prince will appear to grant you three wishes! Well, as it turns out, the legend is true, as Taiko, Yukiko and Haruka of the Tea Association soon discover. Earl Grey and Assam appear ready to grant the wishes of those who brewed their tea but they can't really grant big wishes.. nor can they go back to their world until their summoners use all three wishes...

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''Koucha Ouji'' (also known as ''Black Tea Prince'' or ''Tea Prince'') is a shoujo manga by Yamada Nanpei. According to a legend, at midnight during the full moon, if you mix a cup of tea in a white china cup with a silver spoon in the reflection of the moon, a tea prince will appear to grant you three wishes! {{three wishes}}! Well, as it turns out, the legend is true, as Taiko, Yukiko and Haruka of the Tea Association soon discover. Earl Grey and Assam appear ready to grant the wishes of those who brewed their tea but they can't really grant big wishes.. nor can they go back to their world until their summoners use all three wishes...

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''Koucha Ouji'' (also known as ''Black Tea Prince'' or ''Tea Prince'') is a shoujo manga by Yamada Nanpei. According to a legend, at midnight during the full moon, if you mix a cup of tea in a white china cup with a silver spoon in the reflection of the moon, a tea prince will appear to grant you three wishes! Well, as it turns out, the legend is true, as Taiko, Yukiko and Haruka of the Tea Association soon discover. Earl Grey and Assam appear ready to grant the wishes of those who brewed their tea but they can't really grant big wishes.. nor can they go back to their world until their summoners use all three wishes...

It has a {{Sequel}} called ''Koucha Ouji no Himegimi'' focus on Taiko and [[spoiler: Assam]]'s daughter Anri.
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!!Tropes used in this work include:
* BelligerentSexualTension: Taiko and Assam with Taiko being the one that regularly throwing punches and kicks. [[spoiler: It gets to the point that even when her memories of him had been erased, she still attacked him as a reflex when he gets her flushed.]]
* {{Bishonen}}: All the tea princes and princess are very beautiful that can turn heads whenever they appear in their full form.
* DaddysGirl: Taiko was very close with her dad before his death. And in the sequel, her daughter with [[spoiler: Assam]] is very huge on this trope too.
* InterspeciesRomance: Happens when a human and a tea prince(ss) fall in love with each other, which often leads to the LoveHurts and SadisticChoice scenario below.
* LoveHurts: Almost relationship between a tea prince/princess with a human will eventually end in tears because once the three wishes are fulfilled, the former will need to return to their kingdom and the latter cannot summon another one again. Even if the summoner tries to delay it by not wishing at all, their tea prince will inevitably outlive them. [[SadisticChoice And God help you if you two actually fall in love with each other.]]
* RomanticTwoGirlFriendship: The student president Yukika and her tea princess Peco are very, very close. The mangaka's love of ship teasing them, especially in the Omakes doesn't help.
** To be specific, In the Snow White side-story, Yukika was acting as the evil queen and Peco as her magic mirror, the mirror accidentally ate the poisonous apple and the queen immediately saved her with a kiss! The story ended with the queen and the mirror lived happily ever after together!
* SadisticChoice: When a tea prince/princess fall in love with a human, they have three choices and none of those can lead to a full happy ending.
** The first choice is that they don't follow their heart, get the three wishes done, return to the Tea World, moving on with their lives and duties and accept that they will never meet again. [[spoiler: Yukiko]] chose this.
** The second choice is that they bring their human lover to their world to live together, but because time flow different between the two worlds and the human's time is still that of a mortal, they will suffer RapidAging and other side effects (such as lack of sleeps) and then dies of old age after a few years in the Tea World. The most recent victim of this choice was [[spoiler: Assam's mom who passed away as an old woman while Assam was still very young]].
** The third choice, the tea prince/princess becomes mortal to be with their lover in the human world; but the catch here is that [[spoiler: everyone's memories of them, including their human lover's, will be erased and there is no guarantee that the two could fall in love again]]. Though it shows that even with that, there're still chances that [[spoiler: those memories don't completely disappear and can even return]] with the right trigger. [[spoiler: Taiko and Assam chose this path, with the latter promised the former that even if she did forget him, he would make her fall in love with him again, and he did]]. In a side-story, it shows that there's another couple that made this choice and is now still very much in love so perhaps the caught isn't that horrible if your love is strong enough.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Taiko as the tomboy and Yukiko as the girly girl.

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