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* AmbiguousSituation: In their first encounter, Akira gives Utako some whisky chocolates, which naturally get her drunk and needing some help to lie in her bed before he exits. It is interestingly left unclear if he did it on purpose, as to avoid her to think on call the mansion's guards, or if he genuinely didn't expect her to hold so badly her liquor. Given how CrazyPrepared yet ingenue Akira is at the same time, any of the two might be possible.



* CloudCuckooLander: Akira's mothers, so very much.

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* CloudCuckooLander: {{Cloudcuckoolander}} Akira's mothers, so very much.



* FeminineWomenCanCook: Utako becomes obsessed with becoming a good cook, seamstress, and other things, hoping to win Akira's heart, although it turns out she didn't need to.
** [[LethalChef Good thing she didn't]].

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* FeminineWomenCanCook: Utako becomes obsessed with becoming a good cook, seamstress, and other things, hoping to win Akira's heart, although it turns out she didn't need to.
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to. [[LethalChef Good thing she didn't]].



* HilariouslyAbusiveChildhood: Akira's mothers force him to steal things for no good reason. It's all played for laughs.
* KidHero: "Hero" is kind of a stretch, but Akira still qualifies.
* LoveAtFirstSight: Akira (as 20 Faces) [[MeetCute crashes into Utako's bedroom while fleeing the police]]. She asks him to be her boyfriend on the spot.

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* HilariouslyAbusiveChildhood: Akira's mothers force him to steal things for no good reason.reason and are incredibly incompetent at her motherly tasks. It's all played for laughs.
* KidHero: "Hero" is kind of a stretch, but Akira still qualifies.
qualifies for being an heroic thief.
* LoveAtFirstSight: Akira (as 20 Faces) [[MeetCute crashes into Utako's bedroom while fleeing the police]]. She asks him to be her boyfriend on the spot.after some talk.



* {{Precocious Crush}}: Akira is nine, and Utako is five, when they meet. So it would count as this trope.
** It especially counts when earlier Utako had a crush on her teacher, who says it can't work out (for obvious reasons).

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* {{Precocious Crush}}: Akira is nine, and Utako is five, when they meet. So it would count as this trope.
** It especially counts when earlier
PrecociousCrush: Utako had a crush on her teacher, who says it can't work out (for for obvious reasons).reasons. Also, given that Akira is nine and Utako is five, it might count on it for them as well.


* WholeCostumeReference: Utako wears a little version of the horse race dress from ''Theatre/MyFairLady'' for one of her birthdays.

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* WholeCostumeReference: Utako wears a little version of the horse race dress from ''Theatre/MyFairLady'' ''Film/MyFairLady'' for one of her birthdays.


A two-volume Manga by Creator/{{CLAMP}}, it follows the nine-year old Akira who steals valuable objects for his two mothers, known to the public as the 'Man of 20 faces'.

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A two-volume Manga by Creator/{{CLAMP}}, it follows the nine-year old Akira who steals valuable objects for his two mothers, known to the public as the 'Man "Man of 20 faces'.
faces".


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* KidHero

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* KidHeroKidHero: "Hero" is kind of a stretch, but Akira still qualifies.



* RealityEnsues: One of the omake shows that Akira and Utako meet in her room for tea-parties after successful heists. It's past Utako's bedtime, so she falls asleep.

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* RealityEnsues: One of the omake shows that Akira and Utako meet in her room for tea-parties after successful heists. It's past Utako's bedtime, so she usually falls asleep.



* TantrumThrowing: When angry, Utako is typically seen violently beating stuff on her bedroom by using a crocodile plushie as a club.

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* TantrumThrowing: When angry, Utako is typically seen violently beating stuff on her bedroom by using a crocodile plushie as a club.

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* PhantomThief: 20 Faces.


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* TantrumThrowing: When angry, Utako is typically seen violently beating stuff on her bedroom by using a crocodile plushie as a club.


The eponymous thief is also part of the ''ClampSchoolDetectives'' (for reasons entirely based on RuleOfFunny).

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The eponymous thief is also part of the ''ClampSchoolDetectives'' ''Manga/ClampSchoolDetectives'' (for reasons entirely based on RuleOfFunny).


* GentlemanThief

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* GentlemanThiefGentlemanThief: Akira steals a statue from Utako (because his mothers wanted that), but gives her a present in return.



* PrettyInMink: The second volume cover art, and a couple of the pictures in the manga.

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* PrettyInMink: The In the second volume cover art, art Utako looks a bit older and is wearing a couple of fur-trimmed cape and hat. In the pictures in manga at the manga.end of a Christmas chapter, Utako's older sister is wearing a fur-trimmed dress.



* TheyDo: ... had already occurred. Likely related to its creation as an "all ages" manga.

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* TheyDo: ... had already occurred. Likely related to its creation as an "all ages" manga.TheyDo: [[spoiler:The last few chapters are about the two leads getting engaged and then marry.]]


* WholeCostumeReference: Utako wears a little version of the horse race dress from ''MyFairLady'' for one of her birthdays.

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* WholeCostumeReference: Utako wears a little version of the horse race dress from ''MyFairLady'' ''Theatre/MyFairLady'' for one of her birthdays.

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* MayDecemberRomance: [[spoiler: The DistantFinale revealed that Utako's older sister, Makoto, married one of her grade-school treachers.]]


* CloudCuckooLander: Akira's mothers, so very much.



** [[LethalChef Good thing she didn't]].
* GenreSavvy: Akira worries when his mothers insist he steal the curtain from the school theatre for them, since the police will realize that 20 Faces must be a student there. He also practices writing in different styles so 20 Faces's calling cards can't be traced to him.



* HasTwoMommies

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* HasTwoMommiesHappilyMarried: Akira and Utako by the epilogue.
* HasTwoMommies: Akira's mothers are identical twins who were both courted by the original 20 Faces. ''They can't even remember which one of them actually gave birth to Akira''.



* LoveAtFirstSight: Akira (as 20 Faces) [[MeetCute crashes into Utako's bedroom while fleeing the police]]. She asks him to be her boyfriend on the spot.



* PuppyLove
* RealityEnsues: One of the omake shows that Akira and Utako meet in her room for tea-parties after successful heists. It's past Utako's bedtime, so she falls asleep.
* SecondLove: Utako's kindergarten teacher refused her due to the age differences, so Akira is her second love.



* TheyDo: ...had already occurred. Likely related to its creation as an "all ages" manga.

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* TheyDo: ... had already occurred. Likely related to its creation as an "all ages" manga.

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* AdorablyPrecociousChild: Akira, so much.

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* HilariouslyAbusiveChildhood: Akira's mothers force him to steal things for no good reason. It's all played for laughs.


A two-volume Manga by {{CLAMP}}, it follows the nine-year old Akira who steals valuable objects for his two mothers, known to the public as the 'Man of 20 faces'.

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A two-volume Manga by {{CLAMP}}, Creator/{{CLAMP}}, it follows the nine-year old Akira who steals valuable objects for his two mothers, known to the public as the 'Man of 20 faces'.


* DistantFinale: [[spoiler:Akira has retired from crime, and is starting a legit job as a teacher.]]

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* DistantFinale: [[spoiler:Akira has retired from crime, marries Utako and is starting a legit job as a teacher.]]


* TheyDo

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* TheyDoSleepingSingle: In the Epilogue, two separate beds are clearly seen, even though...
* TheyDo: ...had already occurred. Likely related to its creation as an "all ages" manga.

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