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There's trouble on the Dark Moon set, and surprisingly it's not Kyoko's fault. Ren is having difficulty acting the part of a love-struck suitor since he's never really been in love before. Stressed by his sudden acting impotence, Ren goes MIA. Kyoko is determined to help her friend, and joins forces with Ren's manager Yashiro. But as Ren sees the two of them getting close, he realizes he might know more about serious emotion than he thought!

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There's trouble on the Dark Moon ''Dark Moon'' set, and surprisingly it's not for once Kyoko's fault. not at the center of it. Superstar Ren is having difficulty acting the part of a love-struck suitor caught in a blossoming forbidden romance since he's [[WhatIsThisThingYouCallLove never really been in love before. Stressed before]]. Unnerved by his sudden acting impotence, Ren takes the director's advice to "take some time off" to "figure things out" a little to literally and goes MIA. completely MIA from filming.

Kyoko is determined to help her friend, friend and joins colleague, so she busts out her two biggest weapons: [[EmbarrassingAnimalSuit Bo the Chicken]], and joining forces with Ren's manager Yashiro. But as Ren sees the two of them Kyoko and Yashiro getting close, he realizes he might know more about serious emotion than he thought!



* Act 64. "The Spell at Dawn" [[note]]Ren confides to Bo about his heart, not knowing that it's really Kyoko.[[/note]]

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* Act 64. "The Spell at Dawn" [[note]]Ren confides to Bo about his heart, not knowing that it's really Kyoko.Kyoko under all the feathers.[[/note]]



* AgeGapAlgebra: Discussed. As Kyoko and Ren watch TV over dinner in Ren's apartment, the program they're watching features a couple with a 19 year age gap who met when the woman was in high school and the man was her teacher. Kyoko is surprised to find that Ren is happy for the couple and doesn't mind that kind of age gap -- he had previously said that he couldn't pursue a relationship with the object of his affections because she is 16 and in high school while he is 20, leaving a 4 year age gap between them. Kyoko wants to confront Ren about his double standards but she can't, as Ren had only admitted that information to her while she was disguised as Bo the Chicken. Kyoko doesn't want him to find out it's her in the bird suit.

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* AgeGapAlgebra: Discussed. Discussed ''and'' conversed. As Kyoko and Ren watch TV over dinner in Ren's apartment, the program they're watching features a couple with a 19 year age gap who met [[TeacherStudentRomance when the woman was in high school and the man was her teacher. teacher]]. Kyoko is surprised to find that Ren is happy for the couple and doesn't mind couple, having no qualms with that kind large of an age gap -- he had previously said that he couldn't pursue a relationship with the object of his affections because of a 4 year age gap: she is 16 and in high school school, while he is 20, leaving a 4 year age gap between them.20. Kyoko wants to confront Ren about his double standards but she can't, as Ren had only admitted that information to her while she was disguised as Bo the Chicken. Kyoko doesn't want him to find out it's her in the bird suit.


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* WhatIsThisThingYouCallLove: Ren has had plenty of girlfriends, but he's never been "in love" before. It's causing him to have difficulties portraying Katsuki as a love-struck suitor in a forbidden romance.

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* LargeHam: Lory Takarada shows up to the set of ''Dark Moon'' for a causal visit... with an entire masquerade ball in tow. This doesn't even rate in his top 5 most outlandish entourages.


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* ShipperOnDeck: While disguised as Bo the Chicken, Kyoko tries to get Ren to open up about his love life, asking if there's anyone he's currently got feelings for. He admits that there is a ''certain'' high school girl he's been thinking about, but that she's too young for him. Kyoko objects to this, telling him that he's only twenty and that an age gap of four years shouldn't put him off -- he should pursue this girl with all his heart, and use the emotions that he feels to help him craft his performance of Katsuki. She starts to wonder if the girl is one of her co-workers, but never suspects that Ren's feelings are for ''her''.


* EmbarrassingAnimalSuit: The return of Kyoko's Bo the Chicken suit. Kyoko still has the reoccurring bit part on "Yappa Kimagure Rock," and she manages to smuggle part of the chicken suit into the studio where Ren is moping because he can't get into character as Katsuki. She figures that if he was willing to open up to "Bo the Chicken" the last time he had trouble with his acting, he'd be willing to do it again.

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* AgeGapAlgebra: Discussed. As Kyoko and Ren watch TV over dinner in Ren's apartment, the program they're watching features a couple with a 19 year age gap who met when the woman was in high school and the man was her teacher. Kyoko is surprised to find that Ren is happy for the couple and doesn't mind that kind of age gap -- he had previously said that he couldn't pursue a relationship with the object of his affections because she is 16 and in high school while he is 20, leaving a 4 year age gap between them. Kyoko wants to confront Ren about his double standards but she can't, as Ren had only admitted that information to her while she was disguised as Bo the Chicken. Kyoko doesn't want him to find out it's her in the bird suit.
* EmbarrassingAnimalSuit: The return of Kyoko's Bo the Chicken suit. Kyoko still has the reoccurring bit part on "Yappa ''Yappa Kimagure Rock," Rock'', and she manages to smuggle part of the chicken suit into the studio where Ren is moping because he can't get into character as Katsuki. She figures that if he was willing to open up to "Bo the Chicken" the last time he had trouble with his acting, he'd be willing to do it again.



* ShowWithinAShow: ''Dark Moon'' is a type 1 example, where "characters are involved in the production of the show."

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* ShowWithinAShow: ''Dark Moon'' is a type 1 example, where "characters are involved in the production of the show." " ''Yappa Kimagure Rock'' also counts.


There's trouble on the Dark Moon set, and surprisingly it's not Kyoko's fault. Ren is having difficulty acting the part of a love-struck suitor since he's never really been in love before. Stressed by his sudden acting impotence, Ren goes MIA. Kyoko is determined to help her friend, and joins forces with Ren's manager. But as Ren sees the two of them getting close, he realizes he might know more about serious emotion than he thought!

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There's trouble on the Dark Moon set, and surprisingly it's not Kyoko's fault. Ren is having difficulty acting the part of a love-struck suitor since he's never really been in love before. Stressed by his sudden acting impotence, Ren goes MIA. Kyoko is determined to help her friend, and joins forces with Ren's manager.manager Yashiro. But as Ren sees the two of them getting close, he realizes he might know more about serious emotion than he thought!



* Act 61. "And the Trigger Was Pulled" [[note]] Ren's troubles with Dark Moon are just beginning.[[/note]]
* Act 62. "Lunar Eclipse" [[note]] Ren struggles with portraying Katsuki. Sho frets over imagining Kyoko and Ren as colleagues.[[/note]]
* Act 63. "The Permissible Encounter" [[note]] Kyoko is full of compassion and worry for Ren. Stumbling upon him after her filming, she comes up with a plan to help him with the aid of Bo the Chicken.[[/note]]
* Act 64. "The Spell at Dawn" [[note]] Ren confides to Bo about his heart, not knowing that it's really Kyoko.[[/note]]
* Act 65. "The Silent Siren" [[note]] Ren struggles with the realization that he has feelings for Kyoko. Yashiro connives to get them some alone time.[[/note]]
* Act 66. "Unbalanced Lock" [[note]] Kyoko cooks dinner for Ren at his apartment, but is unsettled that Ren seems to be so happy about it.[[/note]]

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* Act 61. "And the Trigger Was Pulled" [[note]] Ren's [[note]]Ren's troubles with Dark Moon ''Dark Moon'' are just beginning.[[/note]]
* Act 62. "Lunar Eclipse" [[note]] Ren [[note]]Ren struggles with portraying Katsuki. Sho frets over imagining Kyoko and Ren as colleagues.[[/note]]
* Act 63. "The Permissible Encounter" [[note]] Kyoko [[note]]Kyoko is full of compassion and worry for Ren. Stumbling upon him after her filming, she comes up with a plan to help him with the aid of Bo the Chicken.[[/note]]
* Act 64. "The Spell at Dawn" [[note]] Ren [[note]]Ren confides to Bo about his heart, not knowing that it's really Kyoko.[[/note]]
* Act 65. "The Silent Siren" [[note]] Ren [[note]]Ren struggles with the realization that he has feelings for Kyoko. Yashiro connives to get them some alone time.[[/note]]
* Act 66. "Unbalanced Lock" [[note]] Kyoko [[note]]Kyoko cooks dinner for Ren at his apartment, but is unsettled that Ren seems to be so happy about it.[[/note]]


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* NoodlePeople: Most characters in the series are drawn with excessively long arms and legs, but especially the prettyboys like Ren and Sho, who are actors/ models/ pop idols.
* ShowWithinAShow: ''Dark Moon'' is a type 1 example, where "characters are involved in the production of the show."


* Act 66. "Unbalancked Lock" [[note]] Kyoko cooks dinner for Ren at his apartment, but is unsettled that Ren seems to be so happy about it.[[/note]]

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* Act 66. "Unbalancked "Unbalanced Lock" [[note]] Kyoko cooks dinner for Ren at his apartment, but is unsettled that Ren seems to be so happy about it.[[/note]]


* Act 61 "And the Trigger Was Pulled" [[note]] Ren's troubles with Dark Moon are just beginning.[[/note]]
* Act 62 "Lunar Eclipse" [[note]] Ren struggles with portraying Katsuki. Sho frets over imagining Kyoko and Ren as colleagues.[[/note]]
* Act 63 "The Permissible Encounter" [[note]] Kyoko is full of compassion and worry for Ren. Stumbling upon him after her filming, she comes up with a plan to help him with the aid of Bo the Chicken.[[/note]]
* Act 64 "The Spell at Dawn" [[note]] Ren confides to Bo about his heart, not knowing that it's really Kyoko.[[/note]]
* Act 65 "The Silent Siren" [[note]] Ren struggles with the realization that he has feelings for Kyoko. Yashiro connives to get them some alone time.[[/note]]
* Act 66 "Unbalancked Lock" [[note]] Kyoko cooks dinner for Ren at his apartment, but is unsettled that Ren seems to be so happy about it.[[/note]]

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* Act 61 61. "And the Trigger Was Pulled" [[note]] Ren's troubles with Dark Moon are just beginning.[[/note]]
* Act 62 62. "Lunar Eclipse" [[note]] Ren struggles with portraying Katsuki. Sho frets over imagining Kyoko and Ren as colleagues.[[/note]]
* Act 63 63. "The Permissible Encounter" [[note]] Kyoko is full of compassion and worry for Ren. Stumbling upon him after her filming, she comes up with a plan to help him with the aid of Bo the Chicken.[[/note]]
* Act 64 64. "The Spell at Dawn" [[note]] Ren confides to Bo about his heart, not knowing that it's really Kyoko.[[/note]]
* Act 65 65. "The Silent Siren" [[note]] Ren struggles with the realization that he has feelings for Kyoko. Yashiro connives to get them some alone time.[[/note]]
* Act 66 66. "Unbalancked Lock" [[note]] Kyoko cooks dinner for Ren at his apartment, but is unsettled that Ren seems to be so happy about it.[[/note]]


* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: The cover illustration shows Kyoko in her role as Mio Hongo with bright blue hair. There's [[CoversAlwaysLie absolutely no indication that Mio has blue hair in the series]].

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* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: The cover illustration shows Kyoko in her role as Mio Hongo with bright blue hair. There's [[CoversAlwaysLie absolutely no indication that Mio has blue hair in the series]].series]].

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[[caption-width-right:250: It's not all sunshine and daisies on the set of Dark Moon - there's a storm brewing!]]

There's trouble on the Dark Moon set, and surprisingly it's not Kyoko's fault. Ren is having difficulty acting the part of a love-struck suitor since he's never really been in love before. Stressed by his sudden acting impotence, Ren goes MIA. Kyoko is determined to help her friend, and joins forces with Ren's manager. But as Ren sees the two of them getting close, he realizes he might know more about serious emotion than he thought!

!! This volume contains the chapters:

* Act 61 "And the Trigger Was Pulled" [[note]] Ren's troubles with Dark Moon are just beginning.[[/note]]
* Act 62 "Lunar Eclipse" [[note]] Ren struggles with portraying Katsuki. Sho frets over imagining Kyoko and Ren as colleagues.[[/note]]
* Act 63 "The Permissible Encounter" [[note]] Kyoko is full of compassion and worry for Ren. Stumbling upon him after her filming, she comes up with a plan to help him with the aid of Bo the Chicken.[[/note]]
* Act 64 "The Spell at Dawn" [[note]] Ren confides to Bo about his heart, not knowing that it's really Kyoko.[[/note]]
* Act 65 "The Silent Siren" [[note]] Ren struggles with the realization that he has feelings for Kyoko. Yashiro connives to get them some alone time.[[/note]]
* Act 66 "Unbalancked Lock" [[note]] Kyoko cooks dinner for Ren at his apartment, but is unsettled that Ren seems to be so happy about it.[[/note]]

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!!Chapters in this volume provide examples of:

* EmbarrassingAnimalSuit: The return of Kyoko's Bo the Chicken suit. Kyoko still has the reoccurring bit part on "Yappa Kimagure Rock," and she manages to smuggle part of the chicken suit into the studio where Ren is moping because he can't get into character as Katsuki. She figures that if he was willing to open up to "Bo the Chicken" the last time he had trouble with his acting, he'd be willing to do it again.
* FlowerMotifs: It's a [[ShoujoDemographic shoujo]] managa after all - the cover shows Kyoko in her role as Mio against a backdrop of oriental lilies, and most chapters have a few instances of panel backgrounds filling with unexplained flowers.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: The cover illustration shows Kyoko in her role as Mio Hongo with bright blue hair. There's [[CoversAlwaysLie absolutely no indication that Mio has blue hair in the series]].

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