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** Japanese ''PAD'' players discovered the Chinese ''Dragon Attack'' was not only a clone but a shameless ripoff of the entire ''PAD'' app engine. The only thing that was different was monster art, but every monster was the same. While some monsters in ''Dragon Attack'' looked nothing like the original ''PAD'' ones, whoever was doing the art just gave up and just basically made fanart; however, all of the female characters ended up with larger breasts and smaller clothing. ''Dragon Attack'' also has collaborations which are even ''more'' of a copyright violation than the game itself, featuring blatantly lifted characters from ''Franchise/YuGiOh'', ''Franchise/OnePiece'', ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'', ''LightNovel/SwordArtOnline'', ''Franchise/CodeGeass'', and ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' (pre-dating the actual ''Attack on Titan'' collab in ''PAD''). ''Dragon Attack'' also became ''Dragon Crush'' in Thailand and ''Xếp Rồng Soha'' in Vietnam.

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** Japanese ''PAD'' players discovered the Chinese ''Dragon Attack'' was not only a clone but a shameless ripoff of the entire ''PAD'' app engine. The only thing that was different was monster art, but every monster was the same. While some monsters in ''Dragon Attack'' looked nothing like the original ''PAD'' ones, whoever was doing the art just gave up and just basically made fanart; however, all of the female characters ended up with larger breasts and smaller clothing. ''Dragon Attack'' also has collaborations which are even ''more'' of a copyright violation than the game itself, featuring blatantly lifted characters from ''Franchise/YuGiOh'', ''Franchise/OnePiece'', ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'', ''LightNovel/SwordArtOnline'', ''Franchise/CodeGeass'', and ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' (pre-dating the actual ''Attack on Titan'' and ''Yu-Gi-Oh'' collab in ''PAD''). ''Dragon Attack'' also became ''Dragon Crush'' in Thailand and ''Xếp Rồng Soha'' in Vietnam.


** Several collaboration events have not been seen outside of Japan due to licensing rights. ''Anime/DragonBallZKai'', the ''VideoGame/MonsterHunter'' Felynes, ''Final Fantasy Crystal Defenders'', ''VideoGame/DragonsDogma'', ''Manga/HunterXHunter'', ''Manga/SaintSeiya'', ''Anime/GhostInTheShellArise'', Bikkuriman, ''Franchise/DuelMasters'', ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'', ''Magazine/ShonenSunday'', ''Manga/{{Crows}}'', ''VideoGame/AceAttorney'', ''Weekly Magazine'', and ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' are currently Japan-only. However, most rebalances and major additions (new god pantheons, new ultimate evolutions for existing pantheons, etc.) will arrive to the West after a month or two, thus averting this trivia trope.

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** Several collaboration events have not been seen outside of Japan due to licensing rights. ''Anime/DragonBallZKai'', the ''VideoGame/MonsterHunter'' Felynes, ''Final Fantasy Crystal Defenders'', ''VideoGame/DragonsDogma'', ''Manga/HunterXHunter'', ''Manga/SaintSeiya'', ''Anime/GhostInTheShellArise'', Bikkuriman, ''Franchise/DuelMasters'', ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'', ''Magazine/ShonenSunday'', ''Manga/{{Crows}}'', ''VideoGame/AceAttorney'', ''Franchise/AceAttorney'', ''Weekly Magazine'', and ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' are currently Japan-only. However, most rebalances and major additions (new god pantheons, new ultimate evolutions for existing pantheons, etc.) will arrive to the West after a month or two, thus averting this trivia trope.


** ''Tower of Saviors'', produced by Hong Kong company Madhead, is a ''PAD'' clone with a mechanical difference in which if you line up more than 5 orbs, it produces a reinforced orb. Everything else, from the characters to gameplay, are almost identical to ''PAD''. Unlike the aforementioned examples above, Madhead blatantly proclaimed that their game was original, which [[InternetBackdraft led to a protest]]. Somehow, it is still going strong, and has had crossovers with Music/BigBang, Pili, PAD's rival ''VideoGame/MonsterStrike'', Creator/{{Disney}} movies, and even ''VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters'' months before PAD had its own KOF event.

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** ''Tower of Saviors'', produced by Hong Kong company Madhead, is a ''PAD'' clone with a mechanical difference in which if you line up more than 5 orbs, it produces a reinforced orb. Everything else, from the characters to gameplay, are almost identical to ''PAD''. Unlike the aforementioned examples above, Madhead blatantly proclaimed that their game was original, which [[InternetBackdraft led to a protest]].protest. Somehow, it is still going strong, and has had crossovers with Music/BigBang, Pili, PAD's rival ''VideoGame/MonsterStrike'', Creator/{{Disney}} movies, and even ''VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters'' months before PAD had its own KOF event.


** ''Tower of Saviors'', produced by Hong Kong company Madhead, is a ''PAD'' clone with a mechanical difference in which if you line up more than 5 orbs, it produces a reinforced orb. Everything else, from the characters to gameplay, are almost identical to ''PAD''. Unlike the aforementioned examples above, Madhead blatantly proclaimed that their game was original, which [[InternetBackdraft led to a protest]]. Somehow, it is still going strong, and has had crossovers with Music/BigBang, Pili, PAD's rival ''VideoGame/MonsterStrike'', Franchise/{{Disney}} movies, and even ''VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters'' months before PAD had its own KOF event.

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** ''Tower of Saviors'', produced by Hong Kong company Madhead, is a ''PAD'' clone with a mechanical difference in which if you line up more than 5 orbs, it produces a reinforced orb. Everything else, from the characters to gameplay, are almost identical to ''PAD''. Unlike the aforementioned examples above, Madhead blatantly proclaimed that their game was original, which [[InternetBackdraft led to a protest]]. Somehow, it is still going strong, and has had crossovers with Music/BigBang, Pili, PAD's rival ''VideoGame/MonsterStrike'', Franchise/{{Disney}} Creator/{{Disney}} movies, and even ''VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters'' months before PAD had its own KOF event.


* PortmanteauSeriesNickname: "[=PuzzDra=]" amongst English speakers, パズドラ (''pazudora'') amongst Japanese speakers.

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* PortmanteauSeriesNickname: "[=PuzzDra=]" amongst English speakers, パズドラ (''pazudora'') amongst Japanese speakers.speakers. In English, the series can be called "[=PuzzDra=]", although in practice most Western fans call it "PAD" instead.

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*** And later on MADHEAD develop the new level of difference in their own mechanics ,Including leader skill which allow player to match three (not in line also do) to dissolve or skill(in both types) which allow player to dissolve with "two" or more matchs for devastating skyfall&combo.


** Several collaboration events have not been seen outside of Japan due to licensing rights. Anime/DragonBallZ, VideoGame/MonsterHunter, VideoGame/DragonsDogma, Manga/HunterXHunter, Manga/SaintSeiya, Anime/GhostInTheShellArise, Franchise/DuelMasters, Manga/AttackOnTitan, Magazine/ShonenSunday, Crows, and VideoGame/AceAttorney are currently Japan-only. As is the ''Puzzle & Dragons Battle Tournament'' collab, despite it being a spinoff of PAD. However, most rebalances and major additions (new god pantheons, new ultimate evolutions for existing pantheons, etc.) will arrive to the West after a month or two, thus averting this trivia trope.
*** The international editions have, however, gotten some fairly obscure collabs such as Shinrabansho, Kapibara-san, and VideoGame/TaikoMaster, and they have received Manga/{{Bleach}}, Franchise/FinalFantasy, Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar, and Manga/RurouniKenshin so there is some hope for some fairly recent acquisitions.

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** Several collaboration events have not been seen outside of Japan due to licensing rights. Anime/DragonBallZ, VideoGame/MonsterHunter, VideoGame/DragonsDogma, Manga/HunterXHunter, Manga/SaintSeiya, Anime/GhostInTheShellArise, Franchise/DuelMasters, Manga/AttackOnTitan, Magazine/ShonenSunday, Crows, ''Anime/DragonBallZKai'', the ''VideoGame/MonsterHunter'' Felynes, ''Final Fantasy Crystal Defenders'', ''VideoGame/DragonsDogma'', ''Manga/HunterXHunter'', ''Manga/SaintSeiya'', ''Anime/GhostInTheShellArise'', Bikkuriman, ''Franchise/DuelMasters'', ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'', ''Magazine/ShonenSunday'', ''Manga/{{Crows}}'', ''VideoGame/AceAttorney'', ''Weekly Magazine'', and VideoGame/AceAttorney ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' are currently Japan-only. As is the ''Puzzle & Dragons Battle Tournament'' collab, despite it being a spinoff of PAD.Japan-only. However, most rebalances and major additions (new god pantheons, new ultimate evolutions for existing pantheons, etc.) will arrive to the West after a month or two, thus averting this trivia trope.
*** The international editions have, however, gotten some fairly obscure collabs such as Shinrabansho, Kapibara-san, and VideoGame/TaikoMaster, ''VideoGame/TaikoMaster'', and they have received Manga/{{Bleach}}, Franchise/FinalFantasy, Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar, ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'', ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'', ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'', and Manga/RurouniKenshin ''Manga/RurouniKenshin''[[note]]except for the 3rd installment due to the author's arrest[[/note]] so there is some hope for some fairly recent acquisitions.acquisitions.
*** The ''Puzzle & Dragons Battle Tournament'' collab was for a long time a Japan exclusive, despite it being a spinoff of PAD, but the end of the arcade game's service in Japan led to all of the formerly collab exclusive cards to enter the regular gacha lineup and its related dungeon was made a permanent addition to the Coin Dungeon lineup (the same fate which befell the "collaborations" for [=GungHo=], ''Emil Chronicle Online'', ''Taiko no Tatsujin'', Gunma Prefecture, ''VideoGame/GrooveCoaster'', and Takaoka City; ''VideoGame/RagnarokOnline'' and Poring Tower are mysteriously absent, while ''RO Ace'' is in the regular descend rotation) which eventually made its way internationally.


** ''Tower of Saviors'', produced by Hong Kong company Madhead, is a ''PAD'' clone with a mechanical difference in which if you line up more than 5 orbs, it produces a reinforced orb. Everything else, from the characters to gameplay, are almost identical to ''PAD''. Unlike the aforementioned examples above, Madhead blatantly proclaimed that their game was original, which [[InternetBackdraft led to a protest]]. Somehow, it is still going strong, and has had crossovers with Music/BigBang, Pili, PAD's rival ''VideoGame/MonsterStrike'', and even ''VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters'' months before PAD had its own KOF event.

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** ''Tower of Saviors'', produced by Hong Kong company Madhead, is a ''PAD'' clone with a mechanical difference in which if you line up more than 5 orbs, it produces a reinforced orb. Everything else, from the characters to gameplay, are almost identical to ''PAD''. Unlike the aforementioned examples above, Madhead blatantly proclaimed that their game was original, which [[InternetBackdraft led to a protest]]. Somehow, it is still going strong, and has had crossovers with Music/BigBang, Pili, PAD's rival ''VideoGame/MonsterStrike'', Franchise/{{Disney}} movies, and even ''VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters'' months before PAD had its own KOF event.


** ''[[RomanceOfTheThreeKingdoms Three Kingdoms]] Puzzle Wars'' is a Chinese-made ''PAD'' clone featuring Chinese historical figures that's gained popularity in Taiwan and Japan. Aside from all original characters, there is a unique difference in mechanics such that the tiles cascade upwards like an advancing army instead of dropping down and the play board is 7×5.
** ''Tower of Saviors'', produced by Hong Kong company Madhead, is a ''PAD'' clone with a mechanical difference in which if you line up more than 5 orbs, it produces a reinforced orb. Everything else, from the characters to gameplay, are almost identical to ''PAD''. Unlike the aforementioned examples above, Madhead blatantly proclaimed that their game was original, which [[InternetBackdraft led to a protest]].

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** ''[[RomanceOfTheThreeKingdoms ''[[Literature/RomanceOfTheThreeKingdoms Three Kingdoms]] Puzzle Wars'' is was a Chinese-made ''PAD'' clone featuring Chinese historical figures that's that gained popularity in Taiwan and Japan. Aside from all original characters, there is a unique difference in mechanics such that the tiles cascade upwards like an advancing army instead of dropping down and the play board is 7×5.
** ''Tower of Saviors'', produced by Hong Kong company Madhead, is a ''PAD'' clone with a mechanical difference in which if you line up more than 5 orbs, it produces a reinforced orb. Everything else, from the characters to gameplay, are almost identical to ''PAD''. Unlike the aforementioned examples above, Madhead blatantly proclaimed that their game was original, which [[InternetBackdraft led to a protest]]. Somehow, it is still going strong, and has had crossovers with Music/BigBang, Pili, PAD's rival ''VideoGame/MonsterStrike'', and even ''VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters'' months before PAD had its own KOF event.


** Several collaboration events have not been seen outside of Japan due to licensing rights. Franchise/DragonBallZ, VideoGame/MonsterHunter, VideoGame/DragonsDogma, Manga/HunterXHunter, Manga/SaintSeiya, Anime/GhostInTheShellArise, Franchise/DuelMasters, Manga/AttackOnTitan, Magazine/ShonenSunday, Crows, and VideoGame/AceAttorney are currently Japan-only. As is the ''Puzzle & Dragons Battle Tournament'' collab, despite it being a spinoff of PAD. However, most rebalances and major additions (new god pantheons, new ultimate evolutions for existing pantheons, etc.) will arrive to the West after a month or two, thus averting this trivia trope.

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** Several collaboration events have not been seen outside of Japan due to licensing rights. Franchise/DragonBallZ, Anime/DragonBallZ, VideoGame/MonsterHunter, VideoGame/DragonsDogma, Manga/HunterXHunter, Manga/SaintSeiya, Anime/GhostInTheShellArise, Franchise/DuelMasters, Manga/AttackOnTitan, Magazine/ShonenSunday, Crows, and VideoGame/AceAttorney are currently Japan-only. As is the ''Puzzle & Dragons Battle Tournament'' collab, despite it being a spinoff of PAD. However, most rebalances and major additions (new god pantheons, new ultimate evolutions for existing pantheons, etc.) will arrive to the West after a month or two, thus averting this trivia trope.


** ''Battle Camp'' has been seeing a lot of advertisement on Tumblr professing that it is the "Lovechild of {{Pokemon}} and WorldOfWarcraft" along with some artwork that would probably get someone sued for copyright infringement (there was one that was [[http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Ac2NnMMxiOg/VR70IHTIxjI/AAAAAAAAAAY/llTWp3DzAFE/s0/sb-ash_pika.jpg obviously a ripoff of Ash and Pikachu]]). It turns out it's just a ''PAD'' clone with Website/GaiaOnline-esque avatar customization and guilds. Their multiplayer predated PAD's by months.

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** ''Battle Camp'' has been seeing a lot of advertisement on Tumblr professing that it is the "Lovechild of {{Pokemon}} Franchise/{{Pokemon}} and WorldOfWarcraft" VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft" along with some artwork that would probably get someone sued for copyright infringement (there was one that was [[http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Ac2NnMMxiOg/VR70IHTIxjI/AAAAAAAAAAY/llTWp3DzAFE/s0/sb-ash_pika.jpg obviously a ripoff of Ash and Pikachu]]). It turns out it's just a ''PAD'' clone with Website/GaiaOnline-esque avatar customization and guilds. Their multiplayer predated PAD's by months.


** ''[[VideoGame/PuyoPuyo Puyo Puyo!! Quest]] can be basically described as ''PAD'' with a Puyo Puyo board and Puyo Puyo characters. Everything else is nearly identical.

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** ''[[VideoGame/PuyoPuyo Puyo Puyo!! Quest]] Quest]]'' can be basically described as ''PAD'' with a Puyo Puyo board and Puyo Puyo characters. Everything else is nearly identical.


** ''Tower of Saviors'', produced by Hong Kong company Madhead, is a blatant ripoff of P&D, unlike the aforementioned examples above, Madhead blatantly proclaimed that their game was original, which [[InternetBackdraft led to a protest]].

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** ''Tower of Saviors'', produced by Hong Kong company Madhead, is a blatant ripoff of P&D, unlike ''PAD'' clone with a mechanical difference in which if you line up more than 5 orbs, it produces a reinforced orb. Everything else, from the characters to gameplay, are almost identical to ''PAD''. Unlike the aforementioned examples above, Madhead blatantly proclaimed that their game was original, which [[InternetBackdraft led to a protest]].

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** ''[[VideoGame/PuyoPuyo Puyo Puyo!! Quest]] can be basically described as ''PAD'' with a Puyo Puyo board and Puyo Puyo characters. Everything else is nearly identical.


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* NoExportForYou:NoExportForYou: It would be easier to list which games ''did'' make it outside of Japan:

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