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The manga ''Nana'' is technically {{shoujo}}, but according to Wiki/TheOtherWiki, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Nana_%28manga%29#.22Genre.22 it's often been confused for]] {{josei}}, and according to that same wiki, by 2005, it was the fourth best selling {{shoujo}} manga. The first live action movie was the #2 film in Japan in 2005, behind only the latest film from Creator/StudioGhibli. The anime ran for 47 episodes, and is licensed for distribution in North America.

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The manga ''Nana'' is technically {{shoujo}}, but according to Wiki/TheOtherWiki, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Nana_%28manga%29#.22Genre.22 it's often been confused for]] {{josei}}, and according to that same wiki, by 2005, it was the fourth best selling {{shoujo}} manga. The first live action movie was the #2 film in Japan in 2005, behind only the latest film from Creator/StudioGhibli. The anime ran for 47 episodes, and is licensed for distribution in North America. \n Both the anime and the manga are licensed by Creator/VIZMedia.


* BreaktheCutie: One of the premier examples in shoujo manga.

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* BreaktheCutie: BreakTheCutie: One of the premier examples in shoujo manga.


* EverybodySmokes: The vast majority of the cast. BLAST is even named after BlackStones, a real-life Swisher brand of cigarettes.

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* EverybodySmokes: The vast majority of the cast. BLAST is even named after BlackStones, [=BlackStones=], a real-life Swisher brand of cigarettes.


* FromBadToWorse: [[spoiler:Trapnest's agency and Takumi are against Ren deciding to check himself into rehab as too many absences would make the media suspicious and the foreseeable scandal would make it the end for Trapnest. Layla takes it upon herself to run away as a distraction, but Ren--being the selfless person he is--goes after her. He starts speeding on the snow-covered roads to lose paparazzi following him, but crashes. Those who were worried about scandals possibly ending Trapnest have to accept that they're over for good with Ren dead. It not only affects Trapnest and becomes a catalyst towards Nana O.'s future disappearance that in turn forces Black Stones to become inactive.]]

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* FromBadToWorse: [[spoiler:Trapnest's agency and Takumi are against Ren deciding to check himself into rehab as too many absences would make the media suspicious and the foreseeable scandal would make it the end for Trapnest. Layla takes it upon herself to run away as a distraction, but Ren--being the selfless person he is--goes after her. He starts speeding on the snow-covered roads to lose paparazzi following him, but crashes. Those who were worried about scandals possibly ending Trapnest have to accept that they're over for good with Ren dead. It not only affects Trapnest and Trapnest, but becomes a catalyst towards Nana O.'s future disappearance that in turn forces Black Stones to become inactive.]]


* FromBadToWorse: [[spoiler:Trapnest's agency and Takumi are against Ren deciding to check himself into rehab as too many absences would make the media suspicious and the foreseeable scandal would make it the end for Trapnest. Layla takes it upon herself to run away as a distraction, but Ren--being the selfless person he is--goes after her. He starts speeding on the snow-covered roads to lose paparazzi following him, but crashes. Those who were worried about scandals possibly ending Trapnest have to accept that they're over for good with Ren dead, and his death affects more than just the band.]]

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* FromBadToWorse: [[spoiler:Trapnest's agency and Takumi are against Ren deciding to check himself into rehab as too many absences would make the media suspicious and the foreseeable scandal would make it the end for Trapnest. Layla takes it upon herself to run away as a distraction, but Ren--being the selfless person he is--goes after her. He starts speeding on the snow-covered roads to lose paparazzi following him, but crashes. Those who were worried about scandals possibly ending Trapnest have to accept that they're over for good with Ren dead, and his death dead. It not only affects more than just the band.Trapnest and becomes a catalyst towards Nana O.'s future disappearance that in turn forces Black Stones to become inactive.]]


* DeathByIrony: [[spoiler:Ren. You'd think death by overdose (since he's a total druggie by the later chapters), but it is in fact a car crash that does him in.]]

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* DeathByIrony: [[spoiler:Ren. You'd think death by overdose (since he's he has a total druggie really bad addiction relapse by the later chapters), but it is in fact a car crash that does him in.]]



* DysfunctionJunction: The majority of the characters. For example, Nana O was abandoned by her mother, and Takumi had an alcoholic father.

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* DysfunctionJunction: The majority of the characters. For example, Nana O O. was abandoned by her mother, and Takumi had an alcoholic father.



* EvenTheGirlsWantHer: Nana O's fans are mostly girls, and they go all lovestruck all over her. Nana K loves her too, and Misato.

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* EvenTheGirlsWantHer: Nana O's O.'s fans are mostly girls, and they go all lovestruck all over her. Nana K K. loves her too, and Misato.



* EverybodySmokes: The vast majority of the cast. BLAST is named after an in-universe brand of cigarettes.

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* EverybodySmokes: The vast majority of the cast. BLAST is even named after an in-universe BlackStones, a real-life Swisher brand of cigarettes.



* FanGirl: Misato, who has binders of Blast trivia

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* FanGirl: Misato, who has binders of Blast triviaBLAST trivia.



* OneSteveLimit: The aversion of this is the idea from where it all kicks off. Nana Komatsu is nicknamed "Hachi" to tell her apart from Nana Ohsaki. Having their given names the same makes their differences more obvious.

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* OneSteveLimit: The aversion of this is the idea from where it all kicks off. Nana Komatsu is nicknamed "Hachi" to tell her apart from Nana Ohsaki.Osaki. Having their given names the same makes their differences more obvious.



* RomanticTwoGirlFriendship: Played up pretty high between the two Nanas [[spoiler:only to fizzle out during the course of the series]].

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* RomanticTwoGirlFriendship: Played up pretty high between the two Nanas [[spoiler:only to fizzle out during the course of the series]].series.]]



* SecretRelationship: [[spoiler:Takumi/Hachi and Shin/Reira]]

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* SecretRelationship: [[spoiler:Takumi/Hachi and Shin/Reira]]Shin/Reira.]]



* StalkerShrine: Misato has a framed photo of Nana and bookshelves full of organized Blast material.

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* StalkerShrine: Misato has a framed photo of Nana and bookshelves full of organized Blast BLAST material.



* TeamMom: Hachi, who is usually the childish one in most of her relationships, is actually quite motherly towards the members of Blast (with the exception of Yasu, who is this type of character himself), even before [[spoiler:she finds out she's pregnant]]. Afterwards, it only increases especially in regard to [[spoiler: her taking care of Nana after Ren's death in the current story arc. Shin even starts refering to her as "his mother".]]

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* TeamMom: Hachi, who is usually the childish one in most of her relationships, is actually quite motherly towards the members of Blast (with the exception of Yasu, who is this type of character himself), even before [[spoiler:she finds out she's pregnant]]. Afterwards, it only increases especially in regard to [[spoiler: her taking care of Nana after Ren's death in the current story arc. Shin even starts refering referring to her as "his mother".]]



* ThoseTwoGuys: In-universe, Takumi mentions that most people only know him and Naoki as "The long haired guy and the blond guy".

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* ThoseTwoGuys: In-universe, Takumi mentions that most people only know him and Naoki as "The "the long haired guy and the blond guy".



* TookALevelInBadass: Yasu dealing with the paparazzi [[spoiler:and the media circus around Nana O and Ren's relationship in episode 39 of the anime. ''Twice''.]]

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* TookALevelInBadass: Yasu dealing with the paparazzi [[spoiler:and the media circus around Nana O O. and Ren's relationship in episode 39 of the anime. ''Twice''.]]



** [[spoiler:The flashforward chapters are whole built into this. The first flashforward chapter reveals that Hachi had a cute little girl named Satsuki, but the ''WHAM'' happens many chapters later when it is revealed that she has an ''older'' brother, named Ren.]]
** [[spoiler:When it is discovered that while Nana's mom abandoned her, she formed a new family, and ''Misato'', her fan number one, is not who ''she'' is supposed to be, taking the name of Nana's real ''half-sister''.]]
** [[spoiler:In another flashforward chapter, Hachi finds out that Nana is still alive and well, and her whereabouts are rumoured to be in Europe.]]

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** [[spoiler:The flashforward flash forward chapters are whole built into this. The first flashforward flash forward chapter reveals that Hachi had a cute little girl named Satsuki, but the ''WHAM'' happens many chapters later when it is revealed that she has an ''older'' brother, named Ren.]]
** [[spoiler:When it is discovered that while Nana's mom abandoned her, she formed a new family, and ''Misato'', her fan number one, one fan, is not who ''she'' is supposed to be, taking the name of Nana's real ''half-sister''.]]
** [[spoiler:In another flashforward flash forward chapter, Hachi finds out that Nana is still alive and well, and her whereabouts are rumoured to be in Europe.]]



* WhosYourDaddy: [[spoiler:Hachi's pregnancy in the current storyline-- nobody's sure if Little Ren is (biologically) Takumi's or Nobu's, and some fans aren't even sure if his mother is really Hachi. Given the unclear age difference between him and Satsuki, he might even be Reira's.]]

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* WhosYourDaddy: [[spoiler:Hachi's pregnancy in the current storyline-- nobody's storyline--nobody's sure if Little little Ren is (biologically) Takumi's or Nobu's, and some fans aren't even sure if his mother is really Hachi. Given the unclear age difference between him and Satsuki, he might even be Reira's.Nobu's.]]


* FromBadToWorse: [[spoiler:Trapnest's agency and Takumi are against Ren deciding to check himself into rehab as too many absences would make the media suspicious and the foreseeable scandal would make it the end for Trapnest. Layla takes it upon herself to run away as a distraction, but Ren--being the selfless person he is--goes after her. He starts speeding on the snow-covered roads to lose paparazzi following him, but crashes. Those who were worried about scandals possibly ending Trapnest have to accept that the band is over for good with Ren dead.]]

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* FromBadToWorse: [[spoiler:Trapnest's agency and Takumi are against Ren deciding to check himself into rehab as too many absences would make the media suspicious and the foreseeable scandal would make it the end for Trapnest. Layla takes it upon herself to run away as a distraction, but Ren--being the selfless person he is--goes after her. He starts speeding on the snow-covered roads to lose paparazzi following him, but crashes. Those who were worried about scandals possibly ending Trapnest have to accept that the band is they're over for good with Ren dead.dead, and his death affects more than just the band.]]


* FromBadToWorse: [[spoiler:Trapnest's agency and Takumi are against Ren deciding to check himself into rehab as too many absences would make the media suspicious and the foreseeable scandal would make it the end for Trapnest. Layla takes it upon herself to run away as a distraction, but Ren--being the selfless person he is--goes after her. He starts speeding on the snow-covered roads to lose paparazzi, but crashes. Those who were worried about scandals possibly ending Trapnest have to accept that it's certainly done for with Ren dead.]]

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* FromBadToWorse: [[spoiler:Trapnest's agency and Takumi are against Ren deciding to check himself into rehab as too many absences would make the media suspicious and the foreseeable scandal would make it the end for Trapnest. Layla takes it upon herself to run away as a distraction, but Ren--being the selfless person he is--goes after her. He starts speeding on the snow-covered roads to lose paparazzi, paparazzi following him, but crashes. Those who were worried about scandals possibly ending Trapnest have to accept that it's certainly done the band is over for good with Ren dead.]]


* FromBadToWorse: [[spoiler:Trapnest's agency and Takumi are against Ren deciding to check himself into rehab as too many absences would make the media suspicious and the foreseeable scandal would make it the end for Trapnest. Layla takes it upon herself to run away as a distraction, but Ren--being the selfless person he is--goes after her. He starts speeding in order to lose paparazzi, but crashes. Those who were worried about scandals possibly ending Trapnest have to accept that it's certainly done for with Ren dead.]]

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* FromBadToWorse: [[spoiler:Trapnest's agency and Takumi are against Ren deciding to check himself into rehab as too many absences would make the media suspicious and the foreseeable scandal would make it the end for Trapnest. Layla takes it upon herself to run away as a distraction, but Ren--being the selfless person he is--goes after her. He starts speeding in order on the snow-covered roads to lose paparazzi, but crashes. Those who were worried about scandals possibly ending Trapnest have to accept that it's certainly done for with Ren dead.]]

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* FromBadToWorse: [[spoiler:Trapnest's agency and Takumi are against Ren deciding to check himself into rehab as too many absences would make the media suspicious and the foreseeable scandal would make it the end for Trapnest. Layla takes it upon herself to run away as a distraction, but Ren--being the selfless person he is--goes after her. He starts speeding in order to lose paparazzi, but crashes. Those who were worried about scandals possibly ending Trapnest have to accept that it's certainly done for with Ren dead.]]


* GreyandGreyMorality / WhiteandGreyMorality: There really are no true antagonists but a rather SliceOfLife story with complex, human, and relatable characters.

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* GreyandGreyMorality GreyAndGreyMorality / WhiteandGreyMorality: WhiteAndGreyMorality: There really are no true antagonists but a rather SliceOfLife story with complex, human, and relatable characters.

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* GreyandGreyMorality / WhiteandGreyMorality: There really are no true antagonists but a rather SliceOfLife story with complex, human, and relatable characters.

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* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: Under all the emotional hardships and depressing elements of both the series and the manga is a heartfelt, realistic, relevant, and hopeful message of "as long as we are alive something good will happen"


* AbsenceMakesTheHeartGoYonder: Hachi's neglect of Shouji in favor of focusing her energy on Nana and Blast is part of the reason why [[spoiler:Shoji strays.]] Averted with [[spoiler:Nana and Ren whose love for one another did not dim while he was with Trapnest.]]

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* AbsenceMakesTheHeartGoYonder: Hachi's neglect of Shouji Shoji in favor of focusing her energy on Nana and Blast is part of the reason why [[spoiler:Shoji strays.]] Averted with [[spoiler:Nana and Ren whose love for one another did not dim while he was with Trapnest.]]



* DarkerandEdgier: This is a shoujo manga, not josei. But because all of the characters have realistic flaws and are constantly making poor choices because of those flaws, it can easily be mistaken for josei.

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* DarkerandEdgier: DarkerAndEdgier: This is a shoujo manga, not josei. But because all of the characters have realistic flaws and are constantly making poor choices because of those flaws, it can easily be mistaken for josei.



* TheFellowshipHasEnded: Happens twice. [[spoiler: The first is when Shouji cheats on Nana which effectively ends the friend group of him, Nana, Kyousuke, and Junko. The second is when Hachi picks Takumi over Nobu, which basically removes her "Team Mom" role from BLAST.]]

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* TheFellowshipHasEnded: Happens twice. [[spoiler: The first is when Shouji Shoji cheats on Nana which effectively ends the friend group of him, Nana, Kyousuke, and Junko. The second is when Hachi picks Takumi over Nobu, which basically removes her "Team Mom" role from BLAST.]]



* GratuitousEnglish: The grammar is good, but the pronunciation varies: In TheMovie, Mika Nakashima (Nana) has a very thick accent. The anime series used one bilingual singer and one who isn't fluent in English but has a good accent. On the other hand, bad English would be in-character.

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* GratuitousEnglish: The grammar is good, but the pronunciation varies: varies. In TheMovie, Mika Nakashima (Nana) has a very thick accent. The anime series used one bilingual singer and one who isn't fluent in English but has a good accent. On the other hand, bad English would be in-character.



* HugeGuyTinyGirl: Considering most of the male cast is near six feet or above... [[spoiler:But mostly present in Shouji/Sachiko.]]

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* HugeGuyTinyGirl: Considering most of the male cast is near six feet or above... [[spoiler:But mostly present in Shouji/Sachiko.Shoji/Sachiko.]]


The manga ''Nana'' is technically {{shoujo}}, but according to TheOtherWiki, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Nana_%28manga%29#.22Genre.22 it's often been confused for]] {{josei}}, and according to that same wiki, by 2005, it was the fourth best selling {{shoujo}} manga. The first live action movie was the #2 film in Japan in 2005, behind only the latest film from Creator/StudioGhibli. The anime ran for 47 episodes, and is licensed for distribution in North America.

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The manga ''Nana'' is technically {{shoujo}}, but according to TheOtherWiki, Wiki/TheOtherWiki, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Nana_%28manga%29#.22Genre.22 it's often been confused for]] {{josei}}, and according to that same wiki, by 2005, it was the fourth best selling {{shoujo}} manga. The first live action movie was the #2 film in Japan in 2005, behind only the latest film from Creator/StudioGhibli. The anime ran for 47 episodes, and is licensed for distribution in North America.

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