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* DefeatMeansFriendship: Lunar seems to mellow out somewhat in the second half of the anime series.
** Mikawa after his introductory episode.

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* DefeatMeansFriendship: Lunar seems to mellow out somewhat in the second half of the anime series.
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** Mikawa after his introductory episode.episode, although he [[HeelFaceRevolvingDoor occasionally goes back to antagonizing Nagasumi]].


** Maki as "Chibi Lunar-Chan", [[BlatantLies subtly]] [[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech points out Lunar's flaws]] in episode 22 while she's putting on her ventriloquist act. They both get into an argument, then end up fighting each other hilariously. Amazingly, the class still thinks Lunar is just putting on a good ventriloquism act.

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** Episode 22 lampshades how NotSoDifferent they are, with Maki as "Chibi Lunar-Chan", [[BlatantLies subtly]] [[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech points pointing out Lunar's flaws]] in episode 22 while she's putting on her ventriloquist act. They both get into an argument, then end up fighting each other hilariously. Amazingly, the class still thinks Lunar is just putting on a good ventriloquism act.



* NightAndDayDuo: Sun and Lunar tend to be associated [[ShapedLikeItself with the sun and the moon]] for [[MeaningfulName obvious reasons]]. Sun is an honorable woman and kind to everyone she meets while Lunar has a bit of a rotten side and is Sun's SitcomArchNemesis.

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* NightAndDayDuo: Sun and Lunar tend to be associated [[ShapedLikeItself with the sun and the moon]] for [[MeaningfulName obvious reasons]]. Sun is an honorable woman and kind to everyone she meets while Lunar has a bit of a rotten side and is Sun's considers Sun to be her SitcomArchNemesis.


* UnknownRival: Lunar is always trying to top Sun out of jealousy.

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* UnknownRival: Lunar is always trying to top Sun out of jealousy.jealousy, a fact that Sun is usually oblivious to since she just considers them to be best friends (which to be fair, [[VitriolicBestBuds they kind of are.]])


** Parodied in episode 20 when Nagasumi incidentally spots Lunar's dad through a window across the street changing into his [[SailorFuku sailor schoolgirl's]] outfit while cute music plays. [[ReluctantFanserviceGirl Lunar's dad shouts at him in a hi-pitched voice to not look at him and shuts the curtains.]] Nagasumi clearly does ''not'' like what he just saw.



* BrainBleach: ''Everyone'' needs this when Lunar's dad starts going around in ''a sailor fuku.''

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* BrainBleach: ''Everyone'' needs this when Lunar's dad starts going around in ''a ''[[SailorFuku a sailor fuku.'']]''


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* SailorFuku: Worn by [[FanDisservice Lunar's dad]] as part of a misguided attempt to get closer to & better understand his daughter.


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* SoundtrackDissonance: Often used briefly for comedic effect, with cute/angelic music playing over something that is clearly neither of those things.


* ArtShift: Done fairly often by Nagasumi, into a semblance of ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' (see BattleAura below).

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* ArtShift: Done fairly often by Nagasumi, into a semblance of whatever the show feels like poking fun of at that moment, but particularly to ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' (see BattleAura below).



* LiteralAsskicking: Seems to be one of Lunar's favorite methods of tormenting Nagasumi. An extreme example, as she grabs his legs to keep him in place & uses her foot like a drill to [[AssShove repeatedly shove it in]] several times a second during multiple lengthy moments while [[ButtMonkey he's writhing around.]]



* MadeofIron: Lunar's dad. Played straight for the most part, since he's able shake off things such as being hit with a rocket launcher and a KillSat (courtesy of NASA), and even withstands Sun's dad's attacks. It's averted whenever Lunar hits him.

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* MadeofIron: MadeOfIron: Lunar's dad. Played straight for the most part, since he's able shake off things such as being hit with a rocket launcher and a KillSat (courtesy of NASA), and even withstands Sun's dad's attacks. It's averted whenever Lunar hits him.



* MoodWhiplash: The end of episode 12, which starts out comical, then suddenly shifts to being serious as Nagasumi is forcefully taken away from Sun.

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* MoodDissonance: When Luna begins telling a "sad" story about her failing grades to Nagasumi with melancholy music playing, while [[LiteralAsskicking she continues drilling his behind with her foot as he's writhing around on the ground in pain.]]
* MoodWhiplash: Typically happens about 3-8 times a scene, about as often [[ArtShift as characters change art styles,]] and almost always done for comedy, regardless of the "mood" that is being switched to/from.
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The end of episode 12, which starts out comical, then suddenly shifts to being serious serious, as Nagasumi is forcefully taken away from Sun.



** When Lunar's dad walks in on her naked from the waist down and Nagasumi rubbing her behind with a towel,[[note]] ...having just been drying her off after she'd been splashed with water.[[/note]] Lunar takes advantage of the [[NotWhatItLooksLike ensuing misunderstanding]] to try to steal Nagasumi away from Sun.

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** When An almost ''literal'' example, when [[TerminatorImpersonator Lunar's dad dad]] walks in on her naked from the waist down and Nagasumi rubbing her behind with a towel,[[note]] ...having just been drying her off after she'd been splashed with water.[[/note]] Lunar takes advantage of the [[NotWhatItLooksLike ensuing misunderstanding]] to try to steal Nagasumi away from Sun.


* AnnoyingArrows: When Mawari challenges Nagasumi to a card game and Sun and Saru join in, after an extremely brutal game, all of the characters are pretty much fine, except for Saru, [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments sitting in the background with an arrow in his back.]] He's fine afterward for the rest of the episode of course, though.

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* AnnoyingArrows: When Mawari challenges Nagasumi to a card game and Sun and Saru join in, after an extremely brutal game, all of the characters are pretty much fine, except for Saru, [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments sitting in the background with an arrow in his back.]] back. He's fine afterward for the rest of the episode of course, though.



* CerebusSyndrome: Well not exactly, but the last episodes tend to be more serious (and [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome awesome]])...or at least parody the more serious scenes.

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* CerebusSyndrome: Well not exactly, but the last episodes tend to be more serious (and [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome awesome]])...serious...or at least parody the more serious scenes.



* GratuitousEnglish: Lunar's dad is a walking ''factory'' of this trope. The most memorable being: ''[[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments "Masatsu Za Human!! TERMINATE!!]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAelnLrZcNE ("Kill the Human!! TERMINATE!!") ]]

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* GratuitousEnglish: Lunar's dad is a walking ''factory'' of this trope. The most memorable being: ''[[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments "Masatsu ''"Masatsu Za Human!! TERMINATE!!]] TERMINATE!! [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAelnLrZcNE ("Kill the Human!! TERMINATE!!") ]]



* RuleOfFunny: This shows runs on this. Only the SugarWiki/{{Heartwarming|Moments}} Father/Daughter and Nagasumi/Sun moments are played even ''remotely'' straight, and even then subverted with a good-natured chuckle.
** I will calm everyone down with the Mermaid Lullaby!! [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments Ralli-Ho!! Ralli-Ho!! Ralli Ralli Ralli HOOOO!!]] Truly, a yodeling mermaid is something you don't hear very often.

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* RuleOfFunny: This shows runs on this. Only the SugarWiki/{{Heartwarming|Moments}} Father/Daughter and Nagasumi/Sun moments are played even ''remotely'' straight, and even then subverted with a good-natured chuckle.
** I will calm everyone down with the Mermaid Lullaby!! [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments Ralli-Ho!! Ralli-Ho!! Ralli Ralli Ralli HOOOO!!]] HOOOO!! Truly, a yodeling mermaid is something you don't hear very often.



** Sun's "Song of Heroes", being MagicMusic, actually ''causes'' this effect on Nagasumi. Used normally in episode 26, where Nagasumi [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome powers up by himself]] by virtue of being ''extremely pissed off'' and the music just plays as BGM.

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** Sun's "Song of Heroes", being MagicMusic, actually ''causes'' this effect on Nagasumi. Used normally in episode 26, where Nagasumi [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome powers up by himself]] himself by virtue of being ''extremely pissed off'' and the music just plays as BGM.

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* MelancholyMusicalNumber: In episode 24, a large group can be seen singing sadly after hearing about Kai's "diagnosis".

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* FoodInterrogation: Nagasume gets interrogated by [[MeaningfulName Mowari]] [[InspectorZenigata Zenigata]]. She wants to know why she spotted Nagasumi and Sun emerge from the same household that morning. Nagasume ends up getting turned on by her gestures and methods... She eventually breaks Nagasume by tempting him with a bowl of fried pork with rice.
-->'''Nagasumi:''' I don't know why, but this little act of hers is exciting me... I don't mind this too much. Maybe I'll keep my mouth shut a little longer.


* TerminatorImpersonaor: Lunar's Papa takes the Terminator aspect and [[PlayedForLaughs plays it for as many laughs as possible.]] Both English and Japanese dubs give him Schwarzenegger-like mannerisms; he's never seen without his black shades; in his introductory episode, he relentlessly hunts down Nagasume in his own school while causing a panic among the students; he's [[NoSell completely unfazed]] when Nagasume hits him with a KillSat; and he makes his exit by climbing into a dumpster fire and slowly lowing himself down into it while giving a thumb's up.

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* TerminatorImpersonaor: TerminatorImpersonator: Lunar's Papa takes the Terminator aspect and [[PlayedForLaughs plays it for as many laughs as possible.]] Both English and Japanese dubs give him Schwarzenegger-like mannerisms; he's never seen without his black shades; in his introductory episode, he relentlessly hunts down Nagasume Nagasumi in his own school while causing a panic among the students; he's [[NoSell completely unfazed]] when Nagasume hits him hit with a KillSat; and he makes his exit by climbing into a dumpster fire and slowly lowing himself down into it while giving a thumb's up.


* TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou: When the gang shows up to save Nagasumi from Yoshio's guards, Fujishiro the shark says that he's the only one allowed to eat Nagasume.



* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Lunar gives one to Sun, and Mikawa gives one to Nagasumi as well. Both are jealous that the other seems to have everything while they believe they have nothing.



* TerminatorImpersonaor: Lunar's Papa takes the Terminator aspect and [[PlayedForLaughs plays it for as many laughs as possible.]] Both English and Japanese dubs give him Schwarzenegger-like mannerisms; he's never seen without his black shades; in his introductory episode, he relentlessly hunts down Nagasume in his own school while causing a panic among the students; he's [[NoSell completely unfazed]] when Nagasume hits him with a KillSat; and he makes his exit by climbing into a dumpster fire and slowly lowing himself down into it while giving a thumb's up.



* [[TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou The Only One Allowed To Eat You]]: Fujishiro the shark says that when the gang shows up to save Nagasumi from Yoshio's guards.
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Lunar gives one to Sun, and Mikawa gives one to Nagasumi as well. Both are jealous that the other seems to have everything while they believe they have nothing.


* SeriousBusiness: The Sun vs Lunar fan club war. It almost tore the school apart.

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* SeriousBusiness: SeriousBusiness:
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The Sun vs Lunar fan club war. It almost tore the school apart.


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** Mawari also takes ''karuta'' -- a Japanese card-matching game -- ''very'' seriously, as shown during the match between her, Nagasumi, and Sun.


Unfortunately, Sun is also [[MafiaPrincess the daughter]] of a mermaid {{Yakuza}} clan, and her [[OverprotectiveDad fiercely-overprotective father]] and several other clan members are not happy with the engagement and would rather just have him killed and be done with it. And there is also the matter of keeping it a secret that Sun is a mermaid as she starts attending his school. Then of course there's the matter of Sun's pint sized body guard who would like nothing better than to murder Nagasumi. Oh, and Sun's family decide it's a great idea to off some of the staff at Nagasumi's school and take their place so they can better watch Nagasumi. [[HilarityEnsues Do we really have to say it?]]

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Unfortunately, Sun is also [[MafiaPrincess the daughter]] of a mermaid {{Yakuza}} clan, and her [[OverprotectiveDad fiercely-overprotective father]] and several other clan members are not happy with the engagement and would rather just have him killed and be done with it. And there is also the matter of keeping it a secret that Sun is a mermaid as she starts attending his school. Then Then, of course course, there's the matter of Sun's pint sized body guard pint-sized bodyguard, who would like nothing better than to murder Nagasumi. Oh, and Sun's family decide it's a great idea to off some of the staff at Nagasumi's school and take their place so they can better watch Nagasumi. [[HilarityEnsues Do we really have to say it?]]


* AnnoyingArrows: When Mawari challenges Nagasumi to a card game and Sun and Saru join in, after an extremely brutal game, all of the characters are pretty much fine, except for Saru, [[CrowningMomentOfFunny sitting in the background with an arrow in his back.]] He's fine afterward for the rest of the episode of course, though.

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* AnnoyingArrows: When Mawari challenges Nagasumi to a card game and Sun and Saru join in, after an extremely brutal game, all of the characters are pretty much fine, except for Saru, [[CrowningMomentOfFunny [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments sitting in the background with an arrow in his back.]] He's fine afterward for the rest of the episode of course, though.



* CerebusSyndrome: Well not exactly, but the last episodes tend to be more serious (and [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome awesome]])...or at least parody the more serious scenes.

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* CerebusSyndrome: Well not exactly, but the last episodes tend to be more serious (and [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome awesome]])...or at least parody the more serious scenes.



* GratuitousEnglish: Lunar's dad is a walking ''factory'' of this trope. The most memorable being: ''[[CrowningMomentOfFunny "Masatsu Za Human!! TERMINATE!!]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAelnLrZcNE ("Kill the Human!! TERMINATE!!") ]]

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* GratuitousEnglish: Lunar's dad is a walking ''factory'' of this trope. The most memorable being: ''[[CrowningMomentOfFunny ''[[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments "Masatsu Za Human!! TERMINATE!!]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAelnLrZcNE ("Kill the Human!! TERMINATE!!") ]]



* RuleOfFunny: This shows runs on this. Only the CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming Father/Daughter and Nagasumi/Sun moments are played even ''remotely'' straight, and even then subverted with a good-natured chuckle.
** I will calm everyone down with the Mermaid Lullaby!! [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Ralli-Ho!! Ralli-Ho!! Ralli Ralli Ralli HOOOO!!]] Truly, a yodeling mermaid is something you don't hear very often.

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* RuleOfFunny: This shows runs on this. Only the CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming SugarWiki/{{Heartwarming|Moments}} Father/Daughter and Nagasumi/Sun moments are played even ''remotely'' straight, and even then subverted with a good-natured chuckle.
** I will calm everyone down with the Mermaid Lullaby!! [[CrowningMomentOfFunny [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments Ralli-Ho!! Ralli-Ho!! Ralli Ralli Ralli HOOOO!!]] Truly, a yodeling mermaid is something you don't hear very often.



* ThemeMusicPowerUp: Sun's "Song of Heroes", being MagicMusic, actually ''causes'' this effect on Nagasumi. Used normally in episode 26, where Nagasumi [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome powers up by himself]] by virtue of being ''extremely pissed off'' and the music just plays as BGM.

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* ThemeMusicPowerUp: ThemeMusicPowerUp:
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Sun's "Song of Heroes", being MagicMusic, actually ''causes'' this effect on Nagasumi. Used normally in episode 26, where Nagasumi [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome powers up by himself]] by virtue of being ''extremely pissed off'' and the music just plays as BGM.

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* JapaneseDelinquents: There's an entire class of these who've been held back for who knows how long, taught by Shark Fujishiro. Of particular note is "Mountain King", a [[spoiler:husband and father]] who's been held back in his third year of middle school until he was ''32''.


* MistakenForCheating: A NotWhatItLooksLike moment between Nagasumi and Lunar leading to a ShotgunWedding imposed by Lunar's father.

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* MistakenForCheating: A NotWhatItLooksLike moment between Nagasumi and Lunar leading to a ShotgunWedding imposed by Lunar's father. Sun becomes depressed thinking Nagasumi cheated on her with Lunar because she failed him as a wife, but regains her resolve and tries to take him back by declaring war on the Edomae Syndicate.



** Lunar seems to invoke this trope shortly after gloating over stealing Nagasumi away from Sun in episode 13.

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** Lunar seems to invoke inwardly invokes this trope shortly after while outwardly gloating over stealing Nagasumi away from Sun in episode 13.



* ShotgunWedding: Having seen Sun in her mermaid form, Nagasumi is given two choices: marry her, or one of them will have to be executed... and Gozaburo ain't gonna let it be his precious daughter.

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* ShotgunWedding: ShotgunWedding:
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Having seen Sun in her mermaid form, Nagasumi is given two choices: marry her, or one of them will have to be executed... and Gozaburo ain't gonna let it be his precious daughter.

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