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* OdeToFood: You's special single "Hee! Hee! Foo! Foo!" is about his favourite food, curry. The B-side, "Layla, you call me splendour" uses melting curry as a metaphor for love.


For the most part, the franchise consists of albums and Drama [=CDs=], each explaining the characters and their motivations more clearly. An anime about the male groups, ''Tsukiuta the Animation'', aired in the Summer2016Anime season animated by Creator/StudioPierrot, while a mobile RhythmGame, VideoGame/TsukinoParadise, debuted in 2017. A second anime season was announced at Animate Girls Festival 2018, this time focusing on the 2019 era of Tsukiuta and produced by Children's Playground Entertainment. The ''Tsukitsui'' {{Yonkoma}} manga began around the same t iki me in 2016, and ran on the webcomic host ''Yuruyon''.

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For the most part, the franchise consists of albums and Drama [=CDs=], each explaining the characters and their motivations more clearly. An anime about the male groups, ''Tsukiuta the Animation'', aired in the Summer2016Anime season animated by Creator/StudioPierrot, while a mobile RhythmGame, VideoGame/TsukinoParadise, debuted in 2017. A second anime season was announced at Animate Girls Festival 2018, this time focusing on the 2019 era of Tsukiuta and produced by Children's Playground Entertainment. The ''Tsukitsui'' {{Yonkoma}} manga began around the same t iki me time in 2016, and ran on the webcomic host ''Yuruyon''.


For the most part, the franchise consists of albums and Drama [=CDs=], each explaining the characters and their motivations more clearly. An anime about the male groups, ''Tsukiuta the Animation'', aired in the Summer2016Anime season animated by Creator/StudioPierrot, while a mobile RhythmGame, VideoGame/TsukinoParadise, debuted in 2017. A second anime season was announced at Animate Girls Festival 2018, this time focusing on the 2019 era of Tsukiuta and produced by Children's Playground Entertainment.

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For the most part, the franchise consists of albums and Drama [=CDs=], each explaining the characters and their motivations more clearly. An anime about the male groups, ''Tsukiuta the Animation'', aired in the Summer2016Anime season animated by Creator/StudioPierrot, while a mobile RhythmGame, VideoGame/TsukinoParadise, debuted in 2017. A second anime season was announced at Animate Girls Festival 2018, this time focusing on the 2019 era of Tsukiuta and produced by Children's Playground Entertainment.
Entertainment. The ''Tsukitsui'' {{Yonkoma}} manga began around the same t iki me in 2016, and ran on the webcomic host ''Yuruyon''.


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''[[http://tsukiuta.com/ Tsukiuta.]]'' is a project under the fictional [[Music/{{Tsukipro}} Tsukino Talent Productions]] agency, a group of Music/{{Vocaloid}} and Niconico producers working together to produce songs for individual characters. Beginning in 2012, it consists of four idol units representing the months of the year, with the male half of the project being the main focus. The men came first in 2012, while the women debuted in 2014.

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''[[http://tsukiuta.com/ Tsukiuta.]]'' Tsukiuta。]]'' is a project under the fictional [[Music/{{Tsukipro}} Tsukino Talent Productions]] agency, a group of Music/{{Vocaloid}} and Niconico producers working together to produce songs for individual characters. Beginning in 2012, it consists of four idol units representing the months of the year, with the male half of the project being the main focus. The men came first in 2012, while the women debuted in 2014.


For the most part, the franchise consists of albums and Drama [=CDs=], each explaining the characters and their motivations more clearly. An anime about the male groups, ''Tsukiuta the Animation'', aired in the Summer2016Anime season animated by Creator/StudioPierrot, while a mobile RhythmGame debuted in 2017. A second anime season was announced at Animate Girls Festival 2018, this time focusing on the 2019 era of Tsukiuta and produced by Children's Playground Entertainment.

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For the most part, the franchise consists of albums and Drama [=CDs=], each explaining the characters and their motivations more clearly. An anime about the male groups, ''Tsukiuta the Animation'', aired in the Summer2016Anime season animated by Creator/StudioPierrot, while a mobile RhythmGame RhythmGame, VideoGame/TsukinoParadise, debuted in 2017. A second anime season was announced at Animate Girls Festival 2018, this time focusing on the 2019 era of Tsukiuta and produced by Children's Playground Entertainment.


* SliceOfLife: While it does focus on their day to day activities as idols, it also goes into their off-time moments a lot in the show. The magical elements outside of the Goddess Candidates' episode are also severely downplayed, to the point where Shun's Demon King shtick comes off as just an act.

! Tropes applying to the stage plays:
* AlternateEnding:
** A short story included on the Yumemigusa blurays provides a happy version, where You/Arata's illness is cured by sending just the illness to the other world, where it's easily cured. So the actors get to do a dramatic DiedInYourArmsTonight scene, but the fans still get a version where they don't die.
** The last few Memorial Tour performances do this for "Koiwasuregusa" - in most of the performances, Haru leaves Hajime, and Hajime is left longing for him, with the red sash he suggestively took off of Haru, holding it to his face, trying to savor the memory... but in the Memorial Tour version, Haru goes back to him in the end, wraps the sash around his shoulders, caresses his face, and they walk off together, with their arms around each other. Except, one might wonder what Heartbreak Red thinks about this...
* AlternateUniverse: Rabbits Kingdom and Tsukino Empire are full-out AU stories, as opposed to having the real-world idol characters get TrappedInAnotherWorld for the story. The Tsukino Shrine world (as seen in Kurenai Enishi and SQS2) and the Yumemigusa world do have alternate-universe versions of the characters, so they do count as well, even though the stories are from the point of view of the trapped real-world characters.
* AnAssKickingChristmas: Cyber-Dive Connection has the idols rescuing Santa from the digital world, by fighting video game monsters
* AndYouWereThere: In Kurenai Enishi, the black tengu are played by the same actors who play You's brothers. The story revolves around the original character Koutarou and his relationship with his older brothers, the black and white tengu leaders.
* AppearanceIsInTheEyeOfTheBeholder: When Haru/Kai see Kurotenko and Shirotenko, they immediately recognize Hajime and Shun, but when the tengu see them, they see actual foxes. Only those who are closely acquainted with Hajime and Shun can see their [[LittleBitBeastly mostly-human]] forms.
* AudienceParticipation:
** In Natsuyumesai, in the end, the cast members invite the audience to get up and dance with them in the aisles of the theatre.
** In Kurenai Enishi, Kakeru goes around the audience asking people how to become a stronger ninja.
* BareHandedBladeBlock: Koi surprisingly is able to do this in the junior group's first fight against the monsters in Yumemigusa. It doesn't work two years later in Kurenai Enishi.
* BreakingTheFourthWall: Somewhat often. The characters tend to hand things to the audience during the improv segments, and things like that. It's interesting, since there are portions of the shows where they are performing for an audience, alongside portions that are supposed to be just them talking backstage, or in their dorms, in their daily life.
* ChangelingTale: Inverted with [[spoiler: Koutarou in Kurenai Enishi]] who finds out in the end that [[spoiler: he's human, and his tengu brothers found him as a baby. What's more, the tengu village leader, his eldest brother Taroubou, sacrificed his long life to give Koutarou some degree of magic, and that's the cause of all the issues that have occurred since.]]
* CherryBlossoms: Yumemigusa: Sakura no Sho, of course. It ends with a flurry of sakura petals as [[spoiler: Arata dies in Aoi's arms]]. Kurenai Enishi echoes this with fall leaves.
* ClashingCousins: the clashing Kuro and Shiro tengu villages in Kurenai Enishi are ruled by two brothers.
* CoolSword: Yumemigusa and Rabbits Kingdom feature these for the whole cast.
** Yumemigusa gives the cast various forms of Japanese swords, with Rui and Kakeru each using two tantou. Kai has a spear.
** Rabbits Kingdom throws setting-specificity out the window, and charges ahead with RuleOfCool - as Rabbits Kingdom does. Prince Aoi's RoyalRapier has an elegant flower design, his knight Arata is DualWielding scimitars, and Iku has a {{BFS}}.
** Kurenai Enishi has, of course, more katanas, with Iku and You DualWielding this time.
** Cyber-Dive has an assortment of cool cyber-style weapons, many of which are other forms (bows, guns, scythes), but many are also swords.
* CostumePorn:
** Rabbits Kingdom, Lunatic Party, Yumemigusa, Kurenai Enishi, and Cyber-Dive Connect all have stunningly gorgeous original costumes.
** Tsukino Empire takes this to another level, bring the costumes from the illustrations to life with lush detailing and stunning textures. However, what takes it to the next level is Shun's costume as the second prince of the empire, [[spoiler: and Hajime's equivalent but color-swapped version, which was kept a total secret until it appeared in the play itself. Photos weren't even posted on twitter until after the final performance.]]
** The costumes for the dance-live portions are also amazing - check the movement of the 2018 costumes when they dance, with parts like Hajime's coat, Shun's cape, and Iku's kilt. Also Gravi's feather parts.
* UsefulNotes/CyberGoth: Cyber-Dive Connection features this style, complete with cyberlox hair extensions and the most revealing costumes yet.
* DanceBattler: Shun in Yumemigusa, at least until he steps to the side, snaps his fingers, and has Kai finish them off.
* DatingSim: Shun's game level in Cyber-Dive Connection. Of course, the character in the game is Hajime.
* DiedInYourArmsTonight: Arata or You (depending on the version) in Yumemigusa, with Aoi or Yoru.
* DualWielding:
** Kakeru and Rui in Yumemigusa
** Arata in Rabbits Kingdom
** You and Iku in Kurenai Enishi
* ElevenOClockNumber: The TitleDrop song of each play is usually this. In the action episodes (2, 5, 6, and 7), the final big battle takes place as they sing this song. Tsukino Empire is a notable exception to this, however - it takes place during the final battle, but the characters don't fight during the song. They dance and show support to their leaders.
* FiveManBand: The group of villagers in "Natsuyumesai" - "Soncho-dairi" as the leader, a larger guy, a smaller guy, and two girls.
* FramingDevice: Rabbits Kingdom: a mysterious book that Hajime found, in a language he doesn't recognize, but it felt like it was calling to him. He brings it to Shun, who, of course, recognizes it and can read it, and reads it to him.
* GratuitousNinja: The ninja-themed Kurenai Enishi gives us Charisma Ninja Mutsuki-kun - a.k.a. a whole scene of ninja jokes that changes in every performance.
* HappilyAdopted: The reveal that [[spoiler: Koutarou is human]] means that he isn't actually a blood relative of his [[spoiler: brothers]], but that doesn't bother him, and it never stopped them from loving him.
* HighSchoolAU: "Tri School Revolution" is sort of the thematic opposite of the other plays.
* KimonoFanservice: "Koiwasuregusa" - Hajime and Haru all over each other. The costume change adds to the effect, particularly with that song.
* LittleBitBeastly:
** Rabbits Kingdom has all of them with bunny ears and tails.
** Natsuyumesai, Kurenai Enishi, and SQS episode 2 all feature the ayakashi AU. Hajime and Shun are four-tailed foxes, Ichiru and Issei are kamaitachi, and Tsubasa and Kai are tengu - with wings, unlike the tengu who appear in Kurenai Enishi (Tengu Kai is only in Natsuyumesai, but he's mentioned in KE).
* LongRunnerCastTurnover: As of 2018's stage plays 6 and 7, the series is starting to become this. Five of the original twelve cast members have graduated.
* MassiveMultiplayerEnsembleNumber: The title songs for each stage play are this, during the climax of the story, often sung while sword fighting. Kurenai Enishi takes this to a new extreme, with three or four separate fights happening at once on stage.
* MasqueradeBall: In Rabbits Kingdom, complete with, "For tonight, I'm not the king, I'm just Hajime".
* MonoNoAware: The plots of the stage plays tend to have this sort of theme - possibly a most notable example is the Magician's Cat's story in Lunatic Party, an otherwise comedic story that still ends with a character coping with the death of a loved one, and having to come to understand how much his caretaker sacrificed for him.
* ReconcileTheBitterFoes: The main cast to the kuro and shiro tengu in Kurenai Enishi.
* SavingChristmas: The plot of Cyber-Dive. They need to rescue Santa.
* SingerNamedrop: The title song of Yumemigusa does this along the same lines as "Tsukinouta".
* ShowWithinAShow: Yumemigusa, a play that the middle pairs are starring in in the story... until they get sucked into the story's alternate universe.
* StorybookOpening: The frame story of Rabbits Kingdom. This is presented in the live play through an excellent use of projections.
* SwordOfPlotAdvancement: In Yumemigusa, since Hajime and Shun don't exist in that world, their swords hold the power to send the villain back to his world. In the finale, they give them to the starring middle pair, saying that the bond of ChildhoodFriends amplifies their power.
* TrappedInAnotherWorld: The plot of "Yumemigusa" (Shinsengumi AU) and "Lunatic Party" (Demon World). "Rabbits Kingdom", on the other hand, is a pure AU that doesn't feature the "real-world" versions of the characters except in the frame story. (But in Kurenai Enishi, Arata references it as a world that they visited).
* UnexpectedCharacter: An odd but wonderful BreakingTheFourthWall example - during the second performance of "Natsuyumesai", Ichiru and Issei spotted Shiki's stage actor in the audience and pulled him up on stage for a surprise appearance during the adlib portion of the play.
* WeAllDieSomeday: Arata spins this at Aoi during their initial conversation about Arata's illness in Yumemigusa: Sakura no Sho.
* WeirdnessMagnet: Lampshaded in Lunatic Party. "Oh, another world again? Okay, Shun, how do we get out of this?" This is also referenced in Kurenai Enishi.
* YourDaysAreNumbered: Arata or You in Yumemigusa. Arata has accepted his death, saying that he isn't scared of it, it's just mysterious. You, on the other hand...

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* SliceOfLife: While it does focus on their day to day activities as idols, it also goes into their off-time moments a lot in the show. The magical elements outside of the Goddess Candidates' episode are also severely downplayed, to the point where Shun's Demon King shtick comes off as just an act.

! Tropes applying to the stage plays:
* AlternateEnding:
** A short story included on the Yumemigusa blurays provides a happy version, where You/Arata's illness is cured by sending just the illness to the other world, where it's easily cured. So the actors get to do a dramatic DiedInYourArmsTonight scene, but the fans still get a version where they don't die.
** The last few Memorial Tour performances do this for "Koiwasuregusa" - in most of the performances, Haru leaves Hajime, and Hajime is left longing for him, with the red sash he suggestively took off of Haru, holding it to his face, trying to savor the memory... but in the Memorial Tour version, Haru goes back to him in the end, wraps the sash around his shoulders, caresses his face, and they walk off together, with their arms around each other. Except, one might wonder what Heartbreak Red thinks about this...
* AlternateUniverse: Rabbits Kingdom and Tsukino Empire are full-out AU stories, as opposed to having the real-world idol characters get TrappedInAnotherWorld for the story. The Tsukino Shrine world (as seen in Kurenai Enishi and SQS2) and the Yumemigusa world do have alternate-universe versions of the characters, so they do count as well, even though the stories are from the point of view of the trapped real-world characters.
* AnAssKickingChristmas: Cyber-Dive Connection has the idols rescuing Santa from the digital world, by fighting video game monsters
* AndYouWereThere: In Kurenai Enishi, the black tengu are played by the same actors who play You's brothers. The story revolves around the original character Koutarou and his relationship with his older brothers, the black and white tengu leaders.
* AppearanceIsInTheEyeOfTheBeholder: When Haru/Kai see Kurotenko and Shirotenko, they immediately recognize Hajime and Shun, but when the tengu see them, they see actual foxes. Only those who are closely acquainted with Hajime and Shun can see their [[LittleBitBeastly mostly-human]] forms.
* AudienceParticipation:
** In Natsuyumesai, in the end, the cast members invite the audience to get up and dance with them in the aisles of the theatre.
** In Kurenai Enishi, Kakeru goes around the audience asking people how to become a stronger ninja.
* BareHandedBladeBlock: Koi surprisingly is able to do this in the junior group's first fight against the monsters in Yumemigusa. It doesn't work two years later in Kurenai Enishi.
* BreakingTheFourthWall: Somewhat often. The characters tend to hand things to the audience during the improv segments, and things like that. It's interesting, since there are portions of the shows where they are performing for an audience, alongside portions that are supposed to be just them talking backstage, or in their dorms, in their daily life.
* ChangelingTale: Inverted with [[spoiler: Koutarou in Kurenai Enishi]] who finds out in the end that [[spoiler: he's human, and his tengu brothers found him as a baby. What's more, the tengu village leader, his eldest brother Taroubou, sacrificed his long life to give Koutarou some degree of magic, and that's the cause of all the issues that have occurred since.]]
* CherryBlossoms: Yumemigusa: Sakura no Sho, of course. It ends with a flurry of sakura petals as [[spoiler: Arata dies in Aoi's arms]]. Kurenai Enishi echoes this with fall leaves.
* ClashingCousins: the clashing Kuro and Shiro tengu villages in Kurenai Enishi are ruled by two brothers.
* CoolSword: Yumemigusa and Rabbits Kingdom feature these for the whole cast.
** Yumemigusa gives the cast various forms of Japanese swords, with Rui and Kakeru each using two tantou. Kai has a spear.
** Rabbits Kingdom throws setting-specificity out the window, and charges ahead with RuleOfCool - as Rabbits Kingdom does. Prince Aoi's RoyalRapier has an elegant flower design, his knight Arata is DualWielding scimitars, and Iku has a {{BFS}}.
** Kurenai Enishi has, of course, more katanas, with Iku and You DualWielding this time.
** Cyber-Dive has an assortment of cool cyber-style weapons, many of which are other forms (bows, guns, scythes), but many are also swords.
* CostumePorn:
** Rabbits Kingdom, Lunatic Party, Yumemigusa, Kurenai Enishi, and Cyber-Dive Connect all have stunningly gorgeous original costumes.
** Tsukino Empire takes this to another level, bring the costumes from the illustrations to life with lush detailing and stunning textures. However, what takes it to the next level is Shun's costume as the second prince of the empire, [[spoiler: and Hajime's equivalent but color-swapped version, which was kept a total secret until it appeared in the play itself. Photos weren't even posted on twitter until after the final performance.]]
** The costumes for the dance-live portions are also amazing - check the movement of the 2018 costumes when they dance, with parts like Hajime's coat, Shun's cape, and Iku's kilt. Also Gravi's feather parts.
* UsefulNotes/CyberGoth: Cyber-Dive Connection features this style, complete with cyberlox hair extensions and the most revealing costumes yet.
* DanceBattler: Shun in Yumemigusa, at least until he steps to the side, snaps his fingers, and has Kai finish them off.
* DatingSim: Shun's game level in Cyber-Dive Connection. Of course, the character in the game is Hajime.
* DiedInYourArmsTonight: Arata or You (depending on the version) in Yumemigusa, with Aoi or Yoru.
* DualWielding:
** Kakeru and Rui in Yumemigusa
** Arata in Rabbits Kingdom
** You and Iku in Kurenai Enishi
* ElevenOClockNumber: The TitleDrop song of each play is usually this. In the action episodes (2, 5, 6, and 7), the final big battle takes place as they sing this song. Tsukino Empire is a notable exception to this, however - it takes place during the final battle, but the characters don't fight during the song. They dance and show support to their leaders.
* FiveManBand: The group of villagers in "Natsuyumesai" - "Soncho-dairi" as the leader, a larger guy, a smaller guy, and two girls.
* FramingDevice: Rabbits Kingdom: a mysterious book that Hajime found, in a language he doesn't recognize, but it felt like it was calling to him. He brings it to Shun, who, of course, recognizes it and can read it, and reads it to him.
* GratuitousNinja: The ninja-themed Kurenai Enishi gives us Charisma Ninja Mutsuki-kun - a.k.a. a whole scene of ninja jokes that changes in every performance.
* HappilyAdopted: The reveal that [[spoiler: Koutarou is human]] means that he isn't actually a blood relative of his [[spoiler: brothers]], but that doesn't bother him, and it never stopped them from loving him.
* HighSchoolAU: "Tri School Revolution" is sort of the thematic opposite of the other plays.
* KimonoFanservice: "Koiwasuregusa" - Hajime and Haru all over each other. The costume change adds to the effect, particularly with that song.
* LittleBitBeastly:
** Rabbits Kingdom has all of them with bunny ears and tails.
** Natsuyumesai, Kurenai Enishi, and SQS episode 2 all feature the ayakashi AU. Hajime and Shun are four-tailed foxes, Ichiru and Issei are kamaitachi, and Tsubasa and Kai are tengu - with wings, unlike the tengu who appear in Kurenai Enishi (Tengu Kai is only in Natsuyumesai, but he's mentioned in KE).
* LongRunnerCastTurnover: As of 2018's stage plays 6 and 7, the series is starting to become this. Five of the original twelve cast members have graduated.
* MassiveMultiplayerEnsembleNumber: The title songs for each stage play are this, during the climax of the story, often sung while sword fighting. Kurenai Enishi takes this to a new extreme, with three or four separate fights happening at once on stage.
* MasqueradeBall: In Rabbits Kingdom, complete with, "For tonight, I'm not the king, I'm just Hajime".
* MonoNoAware: The plots of the stage plays tend to have this sort of theme - possibly a most notable example is the Magician's Cat's story in Lunatic Party, an otherwise comedic story that still ends with a character coping with the death of a loved one, and having to come to understand how much his caretaker sacrificed for him.
* ReconcileTheBitterFoes: The main cast to the kuro and shiro tengu in Kurenai Enishi.
* SavingChristmas: The plot of Cyber-Dive. They need to rescue Santa.
* SingerNamedrop: The title song of Yumemigusa does this along the same lines as "Tsukinouta".
* ShowWithinAShow: Yumemigusa, a play that the middle pairs are starring in in the story... until they get sucked into the story's alternate universe.
* StorybookOpening: The frame story of Rabbits Kingdom. This is presented in the live play through an excellent use of projections.
* SwordOfPlotAdvancement: In Yumemigusa, since Hajime and Shun don't exist in that world, their swords hold the power to send the villain back to his world. In the finale, they give them to the starring middle pair, saying that the bond of ChildhoodFriends amplifies their power.
* TrappedInAnotherWorld: The plot of "Yumemigusa" (Shinsengumi AU) and "Lunatic Party" (Demon World). "Rabbits Kingdom", on the other hand, is a pure AU that doesn't feature the "real-world" versions of the characters except in the frame story. (But in Kurenai Enishi, Arata references it as a world that they visited).
* UnexpectedCharacter: An odd but wonderful BreakingTheFourthWall example - during the second performance of "Natsuyumesai", Ichiru and Issei spotted Shiki's stage actor in the audience and pulled him up on stage for a surprise appearance during the adlib portion of the play.
* WeAllDieSomeday: Arata spins this at Aoi during their initial conversation about Arata's illness in Yumemigusa: Sakura no Sho.
* WeirdnessMagnet: Lampshaded in Lunatic Party. "Oh, another world again? Okay, Shun, how do we get out of this?" This is also referenced in Kurenai Enishi.
* YourDaysAreNumbered: Arata or You in Yumemigusa. Arata has accepted his death, saying that he isn't scared of it, it's just mysterious. You, on the other hand...
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There is also an ongoing stage play series that started in 2016, with 7 plays by the end of 2018. Most of them are done with two sides in repertory, a "black" side focusing on the Six Gravity members, and a "white" side focusing on the Procellarum members.

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There is also an ongoing [[{{Theatre/Tsukiuta}} stage play series series]] that started in 2016, with 7 multiple plays by the end of 2018.every year since. Most of them are done with two sides in repertory, a "black" side focusing on the Six Gravity members, and a "white" side focusing on the Procellarum members.


* 2.5 Dimension Dance Live Tsukiuta Act 8: Tsukino Empires - 2019/03/26-31 in Tokyo (guest starring [=SolidS=] and Quell)

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* 2.5 Dimension Dance Live Tsukiuta Act 8: Tsukino Empires Empire - 2019/03/26-31 in Tokyo (guest starring [=SolidS=] and Quell)



* FourGods: The four empires in Empires are based on these.

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* FourGods: The four empires first tier familiars in Empires ''Tsukino Empire'' are based on these.



* GoodLookingPrivates: The "Empires" AU is basically just an excuse to draw them in military uniforms, for fanservice.

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* GoodLookingPrivates: The "Empires" ''Tsukino Empire'' AU is basically just started as an alluded to ShowWithinAShow that was essentially an excuse to draw them in military uniforms, for fanservice.because it's hot.



* SideStoryBonusArt: Several AlternateUniverse situations, such as Origins (angels and demons) and Tsukino Empires. Rabbits Kingdom and Yumemigusa became full stage plays.

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* SideStoryBonusArt: Several At various events, particularly Animate Girls' Fest, new AlternateUniverse situations, such as Origins (angels and demons) and Tsukino Empires. Rabbits Kingdom and Yumemigusa became situations are created to sell merchandise. As for the story, usually just a brief outline of the worldbuilding is given. However, several of these have since become full stage plays.plays with complex stories, and more detail to the worlds than was present in the original pamphlets.



* AlternateUniverse: Yumemigusa and Rabbits Kingdom take place in these.

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* AlternateUniverse: Yumemigusa and Rabbits Kingdom take place and Tsukino Empire are full-out AU stories, as opposed to having the real-world idol characters get TrappedInAnotherWorld for the story. The Tsukino Shrine world (as seen in these.Kurenai Enishi and SQS2) and the Yumemigusa world do have alternate-universe versions of the characters, so they do count as well, even though the stories are from the point of view of the trapped real-world characters.



* CostumePorn: Rabbits Kingdom, Lunatic Party, Yumemigusa, Kurenai Enishi, and Cyber-Dive Connect all have stunningly gorgeous original costumes. The costumes for the dance-live portions are also amazing - check the movement of the 2018 costumes when they dance, with parts like Hajime's coat, Shun's cape, and Iku's kilt. Also Gravi's feather parts.

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* CostumePorn: CostumePorn:
**
Rabbits Kingdom, Lunatic Party, Yumemigusa, Kurenai Enishi, and Cyber-Dive Connect all have stunningly gorgeous original costumes. costumes.
** Tsukino Empire takes this to another level, bring the costumes from the illustrations to life with lush detailing and stunning textures. However, what takes it to the next level is Shun's costume as the second prince of the empire, [[spoiler: and Hajime's equivalent but color-swapped version, which was kept a total secret until it appeared in the play itself. Photos weren't even posted on twitter until after the final performance.]]
**
The costumes for the dance-live portions are also amazing - check the movement of the 2018 costumes when they dance, with parts like Hajime's coat, Shun's cape, and Iku's kilt. Also Gravi's feather parts.



* ElevenOClockNumber: The TitleDrop song of each play is usually this. In the action episodes (2, 5, and 6), the final big battle takes place as they sing this song.

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* ElevenOClockNumber: The TitleDrop song of each play is usually this. In the action episodes (2, 5, 6, and 6), 7), the final big battle takes place as they sing this song.song. Tsukino Empire is a notable exception to this, however - it takes place during the final battle, but the characters don't fight during the song. They dance and show support to their leaders.



* HighSchoolAU: "Tri School Revolution" is sort of the thematic opposite of the other AU plays.

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* HighSchoolAU: "Tri School Revolution" is sort of the thematic opposite of the other AU plays.


* ''Natsuyumesai'', a {{youkai}}-AU side story performed 2018/7/28-29 at Tsukipro Bunkasai 2018, featuring Rui and Kai from Procellarum with Ichiru and Issei from [[Franchise/{{Tsukipro}} Quell]].

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* ''Natsuyumesai'', a {{youkai}}-AU side story performed 2018/7/28-29 at Tsukipro Bunkasai 2018, featuring Rui and Kai from Procellarum with Ichiru and Issei from [[Franchise/{{Tsukipro}} [[Music/{{Tsukipro}} Quell]].



The cast also performs separate concerts: Lunatic Live in 2017, Memorial Tour in February and March 2018, and Lunatic Live in Omiya in December 2018 (together with the cast of [[Franchise/{{Tsukipro}} SQS]]). In contrast to the drama [=CDs=] and anime, the stage plays often feature fantasy AU stories with elaborate costumes. The final performances of each play are filmed for bluray.

The characters play minor roles and sometimes cameo in the other ''Franchise/{{Tsukipro}}'' series, including ''Tsukipro the Animation'' as the ''sempai'' groups of all of the main characters in that adaptation.

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The cast also performs separate concerts: Lunatic Live in 2017, Memorial Tour in February and March 2018, and Lunatic Live in Omiya in December 2018 (together with the cast of [[Franchise/{{Tsukipro}} [[Music/{{Tsukipro}} SQS]]). In contrast to the drama [=CDs=] and anime, the stage plays often feature fantasy AU stories with elaborate costumes. The final performances of each play are filmed for bluray.

The characters play minor roles and sometimes cameo in the other ''Franchise/{{Tsukipro}}'' ''Music/{{Tsukipro}}'' series, including ''Tsukipro the Animation'' as the ''sempai'' groups of all of the main characters in that adaptation.



** The Tsukiuta and [[Franchise/{{Tsukipro}} SQ]] members each have Latin fanclub names (the boy and girl for each month share theirs). The names are mostly a translation of the characters's names - e.g. Kai = Mare = Sea, Koi = Amor = Love, Tsubasa = Ala = Wing - but some mean other things.

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** The Tsukiuta and [[Franchise/{{Tsukipro}} [[Music/{{Tsukipro}} SQ]] members each have Latin fanclub names (the boy and girl for each month share theirs). The names are mostly a translation of the characters's names - e.g. Kai = Mare = Sea, Koi = Amor = Love, Tsubasa = Ala = Wing - but some mean other things.


''[[http://tsukiuta.com/ Tsukiuta.]]'' is a project under the fictional [[Franchise/{{Tsukipro}} Tsukino Talent Productions]] agency, a group of Music/{{Vocaloid}} and Niconico producers working together to produce songs for individual characters. Beginning in 2012, it consists of four idol units representing the months of the year, with the male half of the project being the main focus. The men came first in 2012, while the women debuted in 2014.

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''[[http://tsukiuta.com/ Tsukiuta.]]'' is a project under the fictional [[Franchise/{{Tsukipro}} [[Music/{{Tsukipro}} Tsukino Talent Productions]] agency, a group of Music/{{Vocaloid}} and Niconico producers working together to produce songs for individual characters. Beginning in 2012, it consists of four idol units representing the months of the year, with the male half of the project being the main focus. The men came first in 2012, while the women debuted in 2014.


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''[[http://tsukiuta.com/ Tsukiuta.]]'' is a project under the fictional [[Franchise/{{Tsukipro}} Tsukino Talent Productions]] agency, a group of Music/{{Vocaloid}} and Niconico producers working together to produce songs for individual characters. Beginning in 2012, it consists of four idol units representing the months of the year, with the male half of the project being the main focus. The men came first in 2012, while the women debuted in 2014.

The groups are as follows:
* Six Gravity (male) and Fluna (female), for December-May
* Procellarum (male) and Selas (female), for June-November

For the most part, the franchise consists of albums and Drama [=CDs=], each explaining the characters and their motivations more clearly. An anime about the male groups, ''Tsukiuta the Animation'', aired in the Summer2016Anime season animated by Creator/StudioPierrot, while a mobile RhythmGame debuted in 2017. A second anime season was announced at Animate Girls Festival 2018, this time focusing on the 2019 era of Tsukiuta and produced by Children's Playground Entertainment.

There is also an ongoing stage play series that started in 2016, with 7 plays by the end of 2018. Most of them are done with two sides in repertory, a "black" side focusing on the Six Gravity members, and a "white" side focusing on the Procellarum members.
* 2.5 Dimension Dance Live Tsukiuta - Side Black and Side White - 2016/4/23-5/1
* 2.5 Dimension Dance Live Tsukiuta Act 2: Yumemigusa - Sakura no Sho[[note]]CherryBlossom chapter[[/note]] and Tsuki no Sho[[note]]Moon chapter[[/note]] 2016/10/27-31
* 2.5 Dimension Dance Live Tsukiuta TRI! SCHOOL REVOLUTION! - ver.BLACK and ver.WHITE - 2017/3/8-12 and 3/17-26
* 2.5 Dimension Dance Live Tsukiuta Act 4: Lunatic Party[[note]]Only one side[[/note]] - 2017/10/11-15
* 2.5 Dimension Dance Live Tsukiuta Act 5: Rabbits Kingdom - Kurousagi-oukoku and Shirousagi-oukoku - 2017/11/30-12/3
* ''Natsuyumesai'', a {{youkai}}-AU side story performed 2018/7/28-29 at Tsukipro Bunkasai 2018, featuring Rui and Kai from Procellarum with Ichiru and Issei from [[Franchise/{{Tsukipro}} Quell]].
* 2.5 Dimension Dance Live Tsukiuta Act 6: Kurenai Enishi[[note]]Crimson Fate[[/note]] Kuro no Sho and Aka no Sho [[note]] red instead of white for Procella this time[[/note]]- 2018/10/18-11/4
* 2.5 Dimension Dance Live Tsukiuta Act 7: Cyber-Dive-Connection - 2018/12/5-9 in Tokyo and 2018/12/13-16 in Osaka.
* 2.5 Dimension Dance Live Tsukiuta Act 8: Tsukino Empires - 2019/03/26-31 in Tokyo (guest starring [=SolidS=] and Quell)

The cast also performs separate concerts: Lunatic Live in 2017, Memorial Tour in February and March 2018, and Lunatic Live in Omiya in December 2018 (together with the cast of [[Franchise/{{Tsukipro}} SQS]]). In contrast to the drama [=CDs=] and anime, the stage plays often feature fantasy AU stories with elaborate costumes. The final performances of each play are filmed for bluray.

The characters play minor roles and sometimes cameo in the other ''Franchise/{{Tsukipro}}'' series, including ''Tsukipro the Animation'' as the ''sempai'' groups of all of the main characters in that adaptation.
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!! The franchise provides examples of:

* AliceAllusion: An ''Alice in Wonderland'' retelling happens in one of the Drama [=CDs=], with all the boys acting the part of the characters.
* AllAnimalsAreDomesticated: Hand-waved? Justified? Averted? The penguin and panda are magical, which is how they can live in a dorm with humans and not need special food or temperatures. As for the palm-sized reindeer, well, he's actually a fairy.
* AllThereInTheManual: Part of why it's so hard to get into - there's ''way'' more manual than main story. There isn't really even one "main story" - there's the drama [=CDs=], but they don't make up the majority of what's been made, either.
* AnimalMotifs: Rabbits, as befitting the [[MoonRabbit lunar theme]] the project has. Procellarum has a small white pet rabbit and Six Gravity has a big black one, and the {{Mascot}}, the Tsukiusa, is also one.
* AudienceParticipationSong:
** Gravitic Love's chorus - "So Fast!" "So Vast!"/ "So High!" "Turn Round!"
** During the dance portions of the stage plays, during "tsukinouta", fans will call out the characters' names at their line in the SingerNamedrop song.
* BareYourMidriff: Almost ''everyone'' has a bit of this area showing in the Origins AU, whether that's cutouts on the side like Aoi has, or a costume like Kakeru's with more fabric in the sleeves than in the legs and torso.
* BreakUpSong: A 2D idol magazine once had a series of polls for readers' favorite songs on various topics. For "Best Heartbreak Song", ''three'' Tsukiuta songs took the top spots, and number 1 was Arata's "Sakura to tomo ni, kimi dake wo". So of course, Arata being Arata, he decides that they are now the Heartbreak Rangers, and he's the leader, Heartbreak Red. Since then, Heartbreak Red has appeared in many places around the franchise - in the stage plays, in especially in any April Fools related post, since Arata is the April representative. In summer 2018's Tsukipro Bunkasai, they even made a Heartbreak Red escape game.
* CastOfPersonifications: The groups consist of idols who each personify a month of the year, with each month being represented by both a boy and a girl.
* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: For simplicity's sake, the motif colors of each month's representative are the same. December is gold, January is purple, February is pink, March is green, April is orange, May is light blue, June is teal, July is dark blue, August is red, September is yellow, October is dark brown, and November is silver.
* ComicBookTime: Averted, surprisingly. Each year the project goes on means the characters age and grow accordingly, and so do their circumstances.
* CoverVersion: The introductory CD sets have all of the idols sing covers of traditional Japanese songs.
* DarkAndTroubledPast: Procellarum has a few members that have some sad backstories. Rui, for example, had a terrible home life and went homeless, while Kai lost his childhood friend at a young age and still gets hung up over it around the time she died.
* DarkIsNotEvil: The group with black as their unit color, and with "the Black King" Hajime, with his dark-toned solo songs, as their leader, is one of the two main groups - arguably ''the'' main group, as they come before Procella - as opposed to being the "hardcore rival" trio or quartet that competes against the sparkly, bright, rainbow-colored, intoxicatingly-plucky 7-9 member main unit, which is the pattern that many of the more popular idol series go with. In that pattern, the darker unit might become friends later on, but rarely are they the main characters.
* DreamIntro: Hajime's first drama CD begins with him performing with Six Gravity as their leader, as he does, then reveals that the scene was a dream he had before being scouted. He wakes up remarking that the dream was very realistic, but he can't remember it.
* DuoTropes: All units have their idols work in pairs, no exceptions.
* EnsembleCast: Both groups of boy idols are the main characters in the anime, leaving 12 characters to run around with and give spotlight to. The rest of the series juggles between ''double'' that amount.
* EveryoneMeetsEveryone: Six Gravity's first drama CD starts with the three pairs first meeting after being scouted. All of the partners knew each other, and went to school together, but they first meet the other pairs upon moving into the dorms.
* {{Familiar}}: in the Empires AU. The SQ and Alive members have the same familiars, but the Tsukiuta members all have unique ones.
* FashionableAsymmetry:
** Almost all of their costumes, but the boys' first season covers costumes take this to a questionable extreme. Almost all of them are wearing what looks to be opposite halves of two different jackets. It works for some of them, like Hajime's one kimono sleeve, but others...
** In Rabbits Kingdom, Arata wears an eyepatch, because he has two different color eyes. Why? Because it's cool, that's all.
* FluffyFashionFeathers:
** Gravi's 2017 idol costumes all feature feathers. Some have them around their arms or legs, some on shoulders, etc.
** The ''Lunatic Party'' stage play's special costumes are black with feathers, lace, and glitter, and accents of each members' image colors.
* FourGods: The four empires in Empires are based on these.
* GhostlyGlide: How Diablo moves around.
* GoldAndWhiteAreDivine: The Angels' costumes in the "Origins" Angels and Demons AU.
* GoodLookingPrivates: The "Empires" AU is basically just an excuse to draw them in military uniforms, for fanservice.
* GratuitousForeignLanguage:
** Including the standard English in idol pop songs like the rest of the discography has, "Genau!" is peppered with German. The title itself is German for "I agree".
** The dorm pets are called "animals" in English.
** The Tsukiuta and [[Franchise/{{Tsukipro}} SQ]] members each have Latin fanclub names (the boy and girl for each month share theirs). The names are mostly a translation of the characters's names - e.g. Kai = Mare = Sea, Koi = Amor = Love, Tsubasa = Ala = Wing - but some mean other things.
** Shun apparently speaks about 7 languages and frequently uses this. Some of his favorite phrases are "Mou man tai" and "Que sera sera".
* HairContrastDuo: The two leaders for both the male and female teams have this going on, with both having a white hair/black hair theme. Hajime is more parental and serious, while Shun is more laid back and likes to nap. Meanwhile, Yuki is an {{Ojou}} through and through, with Tsubaki as a free-spirit.
* TheHerald: The rabbits Kuroda and Shiroda, who found most of the members and led them to the company to become idols.
* HomoeroticSubtext:
** The pairs often seem more like couples than like just friends. This is especially true in their stories in the game Tsukipara, and for both middle pairs in their respective versions of the Yumemigusa stage plays.
** Hajime and Haru's performance of their duet song "Koiwasuregusa" takes this beyond subtext.
** On top of his relationship with Kai, Shun has a massive crush on Hajime. He goes on and on about how much he loves him, constantly interrupting important conversations to ask Hajime to pet him on the head, or call him "onii-san".
** Rui's admiration of Iku is decidedly romantic.
** The stage actors and voice actors have also described several of the pairs' relationships as romantic.
* HugeGuyTinyGirl: The two pet rabbits, Kuroda and Shiroda. Kuroda is unusually large - when Hajime holds him, Kuroda is about the size of Hajime's entire chest. And Shiroda is unusually small, fitting in the palm of Shun's hand.
* IdolSinger: Twenty-four of them.
* ImageSong: The series consists of more solos and duets than unit songs. Each of the boys has 4+ solos, and 2 duets, while there are only 5 unit songs (two for each group, and "Tsukinouta" with both groups). All 24 members are getting new solo songs in 2018-19, and Fluna and Seleas are getting their first unit songs.
* KiGo: The core of the whole concept, essentially. Also, one of the many areas where this series is surprisingly full of traditional motifs.
* MagicalGirl:
** In Procella's "Shunderella" audio drama, where they draw roles from a hat and {{improv}} a retelling of Cinderella, Rui's take on the "magician" (fairy godmother) role is along these lines.
** The 2018 April Fools Day joke had some of the boys become magical girls for the day.
* MagicRealism: People who have only seen the anime series are often surprised by how much of the supernatural there is in the rest of this franchise.
* MoeAnthropomorphism: Of the months of the year.
* {{Lunarians}}: The female units. According to their backstory, they are all candidates for ruler of the moon (called Goddess Candidates), and have to [[MagicalGirlQueenlinessTest undergo training and prove themselves]] in order to be picked. They make base up there, but easily travel from the moon to Earth. And as for why they look human-- well, Humanity and the Moon People are one and the same. It's just that Humanity decided to leave the Moon at one point.
* OurAngelsAreDifferent: The Origins AU has some of the more mythologically accurate terminology, and the multiple wings thing, but it also creates a lot of its mythology from scratch. The angels and demons are also not enemies, they get along quite well.
* ParrotPetPosition: Bet you've never seen this with a reindeer before.
* RedStringOfFate: The "en" that binds the twelve members together is described as this. It's also, apparently, what makes them a WeirdnessMagnet.
** To use the more general metaphorical version, in Kurenai Enishi, Kakeru says that the red string of fate that binds them all together is more like a steel wire.
* RotatingProtagonist:
** The episodes of the anime, and the stage plays, feature different leads each time, giving each character some amount of focus.
** The official twitter does this quite literally, with the boy for each month managing the account, and passing it to the next month's representative on the first of the month.
* SealedEvilInACan: Diablo, in a box of oranges.
* SecondYearProtagonist: Sort of. When the series started, the middle pairs were this, while the senior pairs were third-years, and the junior pairs were first-years. (This is why Hajime, Haru, and Shun are seniors even though they're only a few months older than the middle pairs). The reasons cited on the trope page apply, though - the middle pairs as characters do feel like a balance between the seniors and juniors, which is likely why they're featured as mains for such compelling stories as Yumemigusa and Kurenai Enishi.
* SideStoryBonusArt: Several AlternateUniverse situations, such as Origins (angels and demons) and Tsukino Empires. Rabbits Kingdom and Yumemigusa became full stage plays.
* ThemeNaming: The boys' family names are all the poetic names of the months they represent. The girls are the same, but they take a couple of liberties with the names and what they represent.
* ThemeTwinNaming: Koi and Ai, the male and female representatives for February. They have pink hair, and their birthday is Valentine's day.
* TsurimeEyes: Over time, all of the boys started to slip into this to show their maturity, with only Kakeru managing to keep his [[TaremeEyes large, round eyes]].
* UniversalAdaptorCast: All the [=AUs=] that place the cast in different scenarios, from fantasy situations to turning them all into cats.
* WingedHumanoid: The angels and demons in the Origins AU.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Except for Shun and Koi, both of whom have a connection to the supernatural, only the goddess candidates provide examples of this. In the larger franchise, [=SolidS=] and some members of [=VazzRock=] have unusual hair colors, but they mostly stay natural.


! Tropes applying to ''Tsukiuta the Animation'':
* TwentyMinutesIntoThePast: The first season takes place during the 2014 era of ''Tsukiuta'', while the anime ran in 2016. This is averted for the second season, which aired and took place in 2019.
* ADayInTheLimelight: The female units get an episode to themselves in episode 8, where they all suffer a machine mishap and get Rui's help in order to change back.
* BeachEpisode: Episodes 6 and 7 serve as this for the male units, but they're prevented from getting back home because of a burnt bridge. They have to fix their residence house after a storm and try to find a radio signal to contact their peers with.
* ConspicuousCGI: The anime's three idol performances, "Gravitic Love", "LOLV -Lots of Love-", and "Tsukinouta", are a large case of this compared to the rest of the show.
* EldritchLocation: Shun's room. Despite being clearly attached to the Tsukipro residence building, the room seems to change, it has a suspicious aura surrounding it, and no one has seen it clearly. Goes hand in hand with Shun marketing himself as a Demon King.
* InvisibleToNormals: The female units turn into walking, talking Tsukiusas after a gadget went awry. Only Rui could see them and interact with them, while everyone else was confused.
* LieToTheBeholder: When Shun and Hajime go on a date, Shun casts a spell so that they won't be recognized.
* MsExposition: We meet a fan of Six Gravity in the first episode, who carefully explains who each boy is and their relationships with each other to her uninterested little brother.
* ProductPlacement: For the store Animate, in Episode 3. Haru of Six Gravity has to do a "manager for a day" event over there, while the rest of the boys take on various jobs in the facility. After the day is through, they perform a mini concert.
* SingerNamedrop: Their final performance number, "Tsuki no Uta", had them all sing lines that have wordplay corresponding to their names. Either it's the actual name used as a word, or a word that means roughly the same thing as the name. And everyone gets to sing one part of the song, meaning that each namedrop comes back-to-back-to-back after each other.
* SomethingCompletelyDifferent: Despite the franchise having tons of magical elements, this series is very low key with such as detailed in SliceOfLife below. Episode 8 is the most explicitly fantastic in nature, however, due to focusing on the Goddess Candidates and their shenanigans.
* StockFootage: The music videos for "Gravitic Love" and "LOLV -Lots of Love-" are used as extra performances whenever they can, or they're featured on digital screens in the story.
* SliceOfLife: While it does focus on their day to day activities as idols, it also goes into their off-time moments a lot in the show. The magical elements outside of the Goddess Candidates' episode are also severely downplayed, to the point where Shun's Demon King shtick comes off as just an act.

! Tropes applying to the stage plays:
* AlternateEnding:
** A short story included on the Yumemigusa blurays provides a happy version, where You/Arata's illness is cured by sending just the illness to the other world, where it's easily cured. So the actors get to do a dramatic DiedInYourArmsTonight scene, but the fans still get a version where they don't die.
** The last few Memorial Tour performances do this for "Koiwasuregusa" - in most of the performances, Haru leaves Hajime, and Hajime is left longing for him, with the red sash he suggestively took off of Haru, holding it to his face, trying to savor the memory... but in the Memorial Tour version, Haru goes back to him in the end, wraps the sash around his shoulders, caresses his face, and they walk off together, with their arms around each other. Except, one might wonder what Heartbreak Red thinks about this...
* AlternateUniverse: Yumemigusa and Rabbits Kingdom take place in these.
* AnAssKickingChristmas: Cyber-Dive Connection has the idols rescuing Santa from the digital world, by fighting video game monsters
* AndYouWereThere: In Kurenai Enishi, the black tengu are played by the same actors who play You's brothers. The story revolves around the original character Koutarou and his relationship with his older brothers, the black and white tengu leaders.
* AppearanceIsInTheEyeOfTheBeholder: When Haru/Kai see Kurotenko and Shirotenko, they immediately recognize Hajime and Shun, but when the tengu see them, they see actual foxes. Only those who are closely acquainted with Hajime and Shun can see their [[LittleBitBeastly mostly-human]] forms.
* AudienceParticipation:
** In Natsuyumesai, in the end, the cast members invite the audience to get up and dance with them in the aisles of the theatre.
** In Kurenai Enishi, Kakeru goes around the audience asking people how to become a stronger ninja.
* BareHandedBladeBlock: Koi surprisingly is able to do this in the junior group's first fight against the monsters in Yumemigusa. It doesn't work two years later in Kurenai Enishi.
* BreakingTheFourthWall: Somewhat often. The characters tend to hand things to the audience during the improv segments, and things like that. It's interesting, since there are portions of the shows where they are performing for an audience, alongside portions that are supposed to be just them talking backstage, or in their dorms, in their daily life.
* ChangelingTale: Inverted with [[spoiler: Koutarou in Kurenai Enishi]] who finds out in the end that [[spoiler: he's human, and his tengu brothers found him as a baby. What's more, the tengu village leader, his eldest brother Taroubou, sacrificed his long life to give Koutarou some degree of magic, and that's the cause of all the issues that have occurred since.]]
* CherryBlossoms: Yumemigusa: Sakura no Sho, of course. It ends with a flurry of sakura petals as [[spoiler: Arata dies in Aoi's arms]]. Kurenai Enishi echoes this with fall leaves.
* ClashingCousins: the clashing Kuro and Shiro tengu villages in Kurenai Enishi are ruled by two brothers.
* CoolSword: Yumemigusa and Rabbits Kingdom feature these for the whole cast.
** Yumemigusa gives the cast various forms of Japanese swords, with Rui and Kakeru each using two tantou. Kai has a spear.
** Rabbits Kingdom throws setting-specificity out the window, and charges ahead with RuleOfCool - as Rabbits Kingdom does. Prince Aoi's RoyalRapier has an elegant flower design, his knight Arata is DualWielding scimitars, and Iku has a {{BFS}}.
** Kurenai Enishi has, of course, more katanas, with Iku and You DualWielding this time.
** Cyber-Dive has an assortment of cool cyber-style weapons, many of which are other forms (bows, guns, scythes), but many are also swords.
* CostumePorn: Rabbits Kingdom, Lunatic Party, Yumemigusa, Kurenai Enishi, and Cyber-Dive Connect all have stunningly gorgeous original costumes. The costumes for the dance-live portions are also amazing - check the movement of the 2018 costumes when they dance, with parts like Hajime's coat, Shun's cape, and Iku's kilt. Also Gravi's feather parts.
* UsefulNotes/CyberGoth: Cyber-Dive Connection features this style, complete with cyberlox hair extensions and the most revealing costumes yet.
* DanceBattler: Shun in Yumemigusa, at least until he steps to the side, snaps his fingers, and has Kai finish them off.
* DatingSim: Shun's game level in Cyber-Dive Connection. Of course, the character in the game is Hajime.
* DiedInYourArmsTonight: Arata or You (depending on the version) in Yumemigusa, with Aoi or Yoru.
* DualWielding:
** Kakeru and Rui in Yumemigusa
** Arata in Rabbits Kingdom
** You and Iku in Kurenai Enishi
* ElevenOClockNumber: The TitleDrop song of each play is usually this. In the action episodes (2, 5, and 6), the final big battle takes place as they sing this song.
* FiveManBand: The group of villagers in "Natsuyumesai" - "Soncho-dairi" as the leader, a larger guy, a smaller guy, and two girls.
* FramingDevice: Rabbits Kingdom: a mysterious book that Hajime found, in a language he doesn't recognize, but it felt like it was calling to him. He brings it to Shun, who, of course, recognizes it and can read it, and reads it to him.
* GratuitousNinja: The ninja-themed Kurenai Enishi gives us Charisma Ninja Mutsuki-kun - a.k.a. a whole scene of ninja jokes that changes in every performance.
* HappilyAdopted: The reveal that [[spoiler: Koutarou is human]] means that he isn't actually a blood relative of his [[spoiler: brothers]], but that doesn't bother him, and it never stopped them from loving him.
* HighSchoolAU: "Tri School Revolution" is sort of the thematic opposite of the other AU plays.
* KimonoFanservice: "Koiwasuregusa" - Hajime and Haru all over each other. The costume change adds to the effect, particularly with that song.
* LittleBitBeastly:
** Rabbits Kingdom has all of them with bunny ears and tails.
** Natsuyumesai, Kurenai Enishi, and SQS episode 2 all feature the ayakashi AU. Hajime and Shun are four-tailed foxes, Ichiru and Issei are kamaitachi, and Tsubasa and Kai are tengu - with wings, unlike the tengu who appear in Kurenai Enishi (Tengu Kai is only in Natsuyumesai, but he's mentioned in KE).
* LongRunnerCastTurnover: As of 2018's stage plays 6 and 7, the series is starting to become this. Five of the original twelve cast members have graduated.
* MassiveMultiplayerEnsembleNumber: The title songs for each stage play are this, during the climax of the story, often sung while sword fighting. Kurenai Enishi takes this to a new extreme, with three or four separate fights happening at once on stage.
* MasqueradeBall: In Rabbits Kingdom, complete with, "For tonight, I'm not the king, I'm just Hajime".
* MonoNoAware: The plots of the stage plays tend to have this sort of theme - possibly a most notable example is the Magician's Cat's story in Lunatic Party, an otherwise comedic story that still ends with a character coping with the death of a loved one, and having to come to understand how much his caretaker sacrificed for him.
* ReconcileTheBitterFoes: The main cast to the kuro and shiro tengu in Kurenai Enishi.
* SavingChristmas: The plot of Cyber-Dive. They need to rescue Santa.
* SingerNamedrop: The title song of Yumemigusa does this along the same lines as "Tsukinouta".
* ShowWithinAShow: Yumemigusa, a play that the middle pairs are starring in in the story... until they get sucked into the story's alternate universe.
* StorybookOpening: The frame story of Rabbits Kingdom. This is presented in the live play through an excellent use of projections.
* SwordOfPlotAdvancement: In Yumemigusa, since Hajime and Shun don't exist in that world, their swords hold the power to send the villain back to his world. In the finale, they give them to the starring middle pair, saying that the bond of ChildhoodFriends amplifies their power.
* TrappedInAnotherWorld: The plot of "Yumemigusa" (Shinsengumi AU) and "Lunatic Party" (Demon World). "Rabbits Kingdom", on the other hand, is a pure AU that doesn't feature the "real-world" versions of the characters except in the frame story. (But in Kurenai Enishi, Arata references it as a world that they visited).
* UnexpectedCharacter: An odd but wonderful BreakingTheFourthWall example - during the second performance of "Natsuyumesai", Ichiru and Issei spotted Shiki's stage actor in the audience and pulled him up on stage for a surprise appearance during the adlib portion of the play.
* WeAllDieSomeday: Arata spins this at Aoi during their initial conversation about Arata's illness in Yumemigusa: Sakura no Sho.
* WeirdnessMagnet: Lampshaded in Lunatic Party. "Oh, another world again? Okay, Shun, how do we get out of this?" This is also referenced in Kurenai Enishi.
* YourDaysAreNumbered: Arata or You in Yumemigusa. Arata has accepted his death, saying that he isn't scared of it, it's just mysterious. You, on the other hand...


''[[http://tsukiuta.com/ Tsukiuta.]]'' is a project under the fictional Tsukino Talent Productions agency. Beginning in 2012, it consists of four idol units representing the months of the year, with the male half of the project being the main focus. The men came first in 2012, while the women debuted in 2014.

The groups are as follows:
* Six Gravity (male) and Fluna (female), for December-May
* Procellarum (male) and Selas (female), for June-November

An anime about the male groups, ''Tsukiuta the Animation'', aired in the Summer2016Anime season.

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!! Provides Examples Of:
* AliceAllusion: An ''Alice in Wonderland'' retelling happens in one of the Drama [=CDs=], with all the boys acting the part of the characters.
* AnimalMotifs: Rabbits, as befitting the lunar theme the project has. Procellarum has a small white pet rabbit and Six Gravity has a big black one, and the Series Mascot, the Tsukiusa, is also one.
* BeachEpisode: Episodes 6 and 7 serve as this for the male units, but they're prevented from getting back home because of a burnt bridge. They have to fix their residence house after a storm and try to find a radio signal to contact their peers with.
* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: For simplicity's sake, the motif colors of each month's representative are the same. December is brown, January is purple, February is pink, March is green, April is orange, May is blue, June is teal, July is indigo, August is red, September is gold, October is a lighter brown, and November is grey/white.
* ConspicuousCGI: The anime's three idol performances, "Gravitic Love", "LOLV -Lots of Love-", and "Tsuki no Uta", are a large case of this compared to the rest of the show.
* ComicBookTime: Averted, surprisingly. Each year the project goes on means the characters age and grow accordingly.
* CoverVersion: The introductory CD sets have all of the idols sing covers of traditional Japanese songs.
* DarkAndTroubledPast: Procellarum has a few members that have some sad backstories. Rui, for example, had a terrible home life and went homeless, while Kai lost his childhood friend at a young age and still gets hung up over it around the time she died.
* EldritchLocation: Shun's room. Despite being clearly attached to the Tsukipro residence building, the room seems to change, it has a suspicious aura surrounding it, and no one has seen it clearly. Goes hand in hand with Shun marketing himself as a wizard.
* EnsembleCast: Both groups of boy idols are the main characters in the anime, leaving 12 characters to run around with and give spotlight to. The rest of the series juggles between ''double'' that amount.
* IdolSinger: Twenty-four of them.
* InvisibleToNormals: The female units turn into walking, talking Tsukiusas after a gadget went awry. Only Rui could see them and interact with them, while everyone else was confused.
* MoeAnthropomorphism: All of them are based on the twelve months of the year.
* MoonRabbit[=/=]{{Lunarians}}: Strangely enough, this only applies to the female units. According to their appearances in the anime, they are all candidates for ruler of the moon, and have to [[MagicalGirlQueenlinessTest undergo training and prove themselves]] in order to be picked. They make base up there, but easily travel from the moon to Earth.
* OneNoteChef: You is a [[TrademarkFavoriteFood fanatic]] for curry, and admits in his character profile that he's been studying ways to make curry more delicious. He doesn't seem to make anything else, nor does he care.
* ProductPlacement: For the store Animate, in Episode 3. Haru of Six Gravity has to do a "manager for a day" event over there, while the rest of the boys take on various jobs in the facility. After the day is through, they perform a mini concert.
* SecondYearProtagonist:any of the members of both male teams are still on high school, and have to balance out their work for Tsukino Pro with their activities in class.
* StockFootage: "Gravitic Love" and "LOLV -Lots of Love-"'s music videos are used as extra performances whenever they can, or they're featured on digital screens in the story.
* ThemeNaming: The boys' family names are all the poetic names of the months they represent.
* ThemeTwinNaming: Koi and Ai, the male and female representatives for February. They have pink hair, and their birthday is Valentine's day.

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''[[http://tsukiuta.com/ Tsukiuta.]]'' is a project under the fictional Tsukino Talent Productions agency. Beginning in 2012, it consists of four idol units representing the months of the year, with the male half of the project being the main focus. The men came first in 2012, while the women debuted in 2014.

The groups are as follows:
* Six Gravity (male) and Fluna (female), for December-May
* Procellarum (male) and Selas (female), for June-November

An anime about the male groups, ''Tsukiuta the Animation'', aired in the Summer2016Anime season.

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!! Provides Examples Of:
* AliceAllusion: An ''Alice in Wonderland'' retelling happens in one of the Drama [=CDs=], with all the boys acting the part of the characters.
* AnimalMotifs: Rabbits, as befitting the lunar theme the project has. Procellarum has a small white pet rabbit and Six Gravity has a big black one, and the Series Mascot, the Tsukiusa, is also one.
* BeachEpisode: Episodes 6 and 7 serve as this for the male units, but they're prevented from getting back home because of a burnt bridge. They have to fix their residence house after a storm and try to find a radio signal to contact their peers with.
* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: For simplicity's sake, the motif colors of each month's representative are the same. December is brown, January is purple, February is pink, March is green, April is orange, May is blue, June is teal, July is indigo, August is red, September is gold, October is a lighter brown, and November is grey/white.
* ConspicuousCGI: The anime's three idol performances, "Gravitic Love", "LOLV -Lots of Love-", and "Tsuki no Uta", are a large case of this compared to the rest of the show.
* ComicBookTime: Averted, surprisingly. Each year the project goes on means the characters age and grow accordingly.
* CoverVersion: The introductory CD sets have all of the idols sing covers of traditional Japanese songs.
* DarkAndTroubledPast: Procellarum has a few members that have some sad backstories. Rui, for example, had a terrible home life and went homeless, while Kai lost his childhood friend at a young age and still gets hung up over it around the time she died.
* EldritchLocation: Shun's room. Despite being clearly attached to the Tsukipro residence building, the room seems to change, it has a suspicious aura surrounding it, and no one has seen it clearly. Goes hand in hand with Shun marketing himself as a wizard.
* EnsembleCast: Both groups of boy idols are the main characters in the anime, leaving 12 characters to run around with and give spotlight to. The rest of the series juggles between ''double'' that amount.
* IdolSinger: Twenty-four of them.
* InvisibleToNormals: The female units turn into walking, talking Tsukiusas after a gadget went awry. Only Rui could see them and interact with them, while everyone else was confused.
* MoeAnthropomorphism: All of them are based on the twelve months of the year.
* MoonRabbit[=/=]{{Lunarians}}: Strangely enough, this only applies to the female units. According to their appearances in the anime, they are all candidates for ruler of the moon, and have to [[MagicalGirlQueenlinessTest undergo training and prove themselves]] in order to be picked. They make base up there, but easily travel from the moon to Earth.
* OneNoteChef: You is a [[TrademarkFavoriteFood fanatic]] for curry, and admits in his character profile that he's been studying ways to make curry more delicious. He doesn't seem to make anything else, nor does he care.
* ProductPlacement: For the store Animate, in Episode 3. Haru of Six Gravity has to do a "manager for a day" event over there, while the rest of the boys take on various jobs in the facility. After the day is through, they perform a mini concert.
* SecondYearProtagonist:any of the members of both male teams are still on high school, and have to balance out their work for Tsukino Pro with their activities in class.
* StockFootage: "Gravitic Love" and "LOLV -Lots of Love-"'s music videos are used as extra performances whenever they can, or they're featured on digital screens in the story.
* ThemeNaming: The boys' family names are all the poetic names of the months they represent.
* ThemeTwinNaming: Koi and Ai, the male and female representatives for February. They have pink hair, and their birthday is Valentine's day.
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* SecondYearProtagonist:any of the members of both male teams are still on high school, and have to balance out their work for Tsukino Pro with their activities in class.


* MoonRabbit: Strangely enough, this only applies to the female units. According to their appearances in the anime, they are all candidates for ruler of the moon, and have to [[MagicalGirlQueenlinessTest undergo training and prove themselves]] in order to be picked. They make base up there, but easily travel from the moon to Earth.

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* MoonRabbit: MoonRabbit[=/=]{{Lunarians}}: Strangely enough, this only applies to the female units. According to their appearances in the anime, they are all candidates for ruler of the moon, and have to [[MagicalGirlQueenlinessTest undergo training and prove themselves]] in order to be picked. They make base up there, but easily travel from the moon to Earth.


* AliceAllusion: An ''Alice in Wonderland'' retelling happens in one of the Drama [=CDs=], with all the boys acting the part of the characters.



* ProductPlacement: For the store Animate, in Episode 3. Haru of Six Gravity has to do a "manager for a day" event over there, while the rest of the boys take n various jobs in the facility. After the day is through, they perform a mini concert.

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* ProductPlacement: For the store Animate, in Episode 3. Haru of Six Gravity has to do a "manager for a day" event over there, while the rest of the boys take n on various jobs in the facility. After the day is through, they perform a mini concert.concert.
* StockFootage: "Gravitic Love" and "LOLV -Lots of Love-"'s music videos are used as extra performances whenever they can, or they're featured on digital screens in the story.

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