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* MismatchedEyes: Minato has one gray eye and one green eye.
** [[spoiler: This is also a trait shared by Mamiya Yumehisa and all of the pink house members' Mamiyas]].


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* SharedUnusualTrait: Minato has one gray eye and one green eye. [[spoiler: This is also a trait shared by Mamiya Yumehisa and all of the pink house members' Mamiyas]].

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* FourTemperamentEnsemble:
** Keito is Saguine, friendly and optimistic, but overly idealistic and egotistical at times.
** Haruki is Choleric. Cynical and bossy, he's full of self-confidence (for the most part) and surprisingly insightful.
** Ryou is Melancholic, loyal to his loved ones, but pessimistic and has a very low opinion of himself.
** Minato is Phlegmatic. He has a good sense of humor and can get along with anybody, but in order to maintain his social standing he is quick to fold in order to get along with others.

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* NonUniformUniform: Ryou and Minato only wear their school uniforms properly when attending Natsume's funeral. In their day to day lives, they both ditch the blazers and put on either a pullover sweater (Ryou) or cardigan (Minato) instead.


* BirdsOfAFeather: Haruki and [[spoiler: Mayuri. She started opening up to him when they were patient and nurse because she realized they're both painfully alone]].



* DumbJock: Keito, the resident {{Cloudcuckoolander}}, is actually pretty athletic. He's on the lacrosse team.



* IJustWantToBeSpecial: The main source of conflict for Keito's routes.



* ProneToTears: Natsume. He cries quite a bit over the course of trying to save his friends.



* TrademarkFavoriteFood: For Ryou, strawberry donuts. [[spoiler: They were what Osamu, his mother's ex-boyfriend, gave him as a child]].



* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Suou Keito. It serves to highlight his air-headed nature.

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* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Suou Keito. It serves to highlight his air-headed nature.


* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Deconstructed with Keito. His cloudcuckoolander lead to [[spoiler: him having difficulty distinguishing his dreams from reality]].



* DoesNotLikeSpam: Samejima, despite being a gourmet, absolutely refuses to eat his vegetables.



* FullNameBasis: Natsume refers to all his friends by full name, only changing it up at the end of some routes, most notably Minato's.



* {{Tsundere}}: Kikuchi Ryou is a mild case of the harsh variety. He's normally prickly and unapproachable, but as his childhood friend Minato claims, he's just shy. Ryou dotes on his little sister Midori and shows quite a bit of concern in his friends' routes (i.e. Minato and Keito) when their mental states start spiraling.

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* {{Tsundere}}: Kikuchi TrainingFromHell: Ryou is a mild case of the harsh variety. He's normally prickly and unapproachable, but as his childhood friend Minato claims, he's just shy. Ryou dotes on his little sister Midori and shows quite a bit of concern subjects Natsume to this in his friends' routes (i.e. Minato and Keito) when [=DownFall=] so their mental states start spiraling."sponging" sessions stop being [[CurbStompBattle so one-sided]].



* YoungerThanTheyLook: [[spoiler: Natsume, who is a 17-year old high school boy occupying the body of a 23-year old detective]].


->[[ArcWords ''"Tokyo, during the year in which the world was prophesied to end..."'']]

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->[[ArcWords ''"Tokyo, ->''[[ArcWords "Tokyo, during the year in which the world was prophesied to end..."'']]
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* LostInTranslation: In Japanese, Natsume's group of friends spell Mamiya as "マミヤ", using [[UsefulNotes/JapaneseWritingSystem katakana]] to highlight Mamiya's perceived otherworldliness[[labelnote]]Note: This is how the title of the game spells Mamiya as well[[/labelnote]]. However, the group from the pink house spell Mamiya as "間宮", using kanji and making the name feel more human. Not coincidently, [[spoiler: Mamiya Yumehisa spells his surname using that same kanji]].

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* LostInTranslation: In Japanese, Natsume's group of friends spell Mamiya as "マミヤ", using [[UsefulNotes/JapaneseWritingSystem katakana]] to highlight Mamiya's perceived otherworldliness[[labelnote]]Note: otherworldliness [[labelnote:Note]] This is how the title of the game spells Mamiya as well[[/labelnote]]. However, the group from the pink house spell Mamiya as "間宮", using kanji and making the name feel more human. Not coincidently, [[spoiler: Mamiya Yumehisa spells his surname using that same kanji]].


* LostInTranslation: In Japanese, Natsume's group of friends spell Mamiya as "マミヤ", using [[UsefulNotes/JapaneseWritingSystem katakana]] to highlight Mamiya's perceived otherworldliness[[note: This is how the title of the game spells Mamiya as well]]. However, the group from the pink house spell Mamiya as "間宮", using kanji and making the name feel more human. Not coincidently, [[spoiler: Mamiya Yumehisa spells his surname using that same kanji]].

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* LostInTranslation: In Japanese, Natsume's group of friends spell Mamiya as "マミヤ", using [[UsefulNotes/JapaneseWritingSystem katakana]] to highlight Mamiya's perceived otherworldliness[[note: otherworldliness[[labelnote]]Note: This is how the title of the game spells Mamiya as well]].well[[/labelnote]]. However, the group from the pink house spell Mamiya as "間宮", using kanji and making the name feel more human. Not coincidently, [[spoiler: Mamiya Yumehisa spells his surname using that same kanji]].



* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: The identity of Mamiya. At first glance, they appear to be a supernatural being, but [=FallDown=] seems to support the idea that they are a shared illusion appearing to youths with troubled minds. [=DownFall=] reveals [[spoilers: that the Mamiyas encountered in [=FallDown=] were illusions that manifested themselves based on the influence of the members of the pink house. In fact, Ryou and the rest of Natsume's friends were specifically targeted by the members of the pink house to "carry on the message of Mamiya", as children were more easily influenced. However, the identity of the original Mamiya the [=DownFall=] group met remains a mystery]].

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* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: The identity of Mamiya. At first glance, they appear to be a supernatural being, but [=FallDown=] seems to support the idea that they are a shared illusion appearing to youths with troubled minds. [=DownFall=] reveals [[spoilers: [[spoiler: that the Mamiyas encountered in [=FallDown=] were illusions that manifested themselves based on the influence of the members of the pink house. In fact, Ryou and the rest of Natsume's friends were specifically targeted by the members of the pink house to "carry on the message of Mamiya", as children were more easily influenced. However, the identity of the original Mamiya the [=DownFall=] group met remains a mystery]].

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* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: The identity of Mamiya. At first glance, they appear to be a supernatural being, but [=FallDown=] seems to support the idea that they are a shared illusion appearing to youths with troubled minds. [=DownFall=] reveals [[spoilers: that the Mamiyas encountered in [=FallDown=] were illusions that manifested themselves based on the influence of the members of the pink house. In fact, Ryou and the rest of Natsume's friends were specifically targeted by the members of the pink house to "carry on the message of Mamiya", as children were more easily influenced. However, the identity of the original Mamiya the [=DownFall=] group met remains a mystery]].


->''"Tokyo, during the year in which the world was prophesied to end..."''

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->''"Tokyo, ->[[ArcWords ''"Tokyo, during the year in which the world was prophesied to end..."''
"'']]



* ArcWords: The page quote, "Tokyo, during the year in which the world was prophesied to endó" which is repeated throughout the work to establish setting.



* LostInTranslation: In Japanese, the title of the game and Natsume's group of friends spell Mamiya as "マミヤ", using katakana to highlight Mamiya's perceived otherworldliness. However, the group from the pink house spell Mamiya as "間宮", using kanji and making the name feel more human.
** Interestingly, [[spoiler: Mamiya Yumehisa spells his surname using that same kanji]].

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* LostInTranslation: In Japanese, the title of the game and Natsume's group of friends spell Mamiya as "マミヤ", using katakana [[UsefulNotes/JapaneseWritingSystem katakana]] to highlight Mamiya's perceived otherworldliness.otherworldliness[[note: This is how the title of the game spells Mamiya as well]]. However, the group from the pink house spell Mamiya as "間宮", using kanji and making the name feel more human. \n** Interestingly, Not coincidently, [[spoiler: Mamiya Yumehisa spells his surname using that same kanji]].kanji]].
** At the end of the flashback segments showing [[spoiler:how the [=FallDown=] group and the [=DownFall=] group first met, the chosen [=DownFall=] member reintroduces themselves to the [=FallDown=] member as [[CollectiveIdentity Mamiya]]. This time, the katakana spelling, "マミヤ", is used]].


''MAMIYA - A Shared Illusion of the World's End -'' is a captivating, dark visual novel in which a group of young men struggle against existential dread before the end of the world. Written, illustrated, and programmed by the one-man team Kenkou Land, ''MAMIYA'' is split into two parts: Fall Down and [=DownFall=]. Fall Down serves as an introduction to Natsume's four friends, while [=DownFall=] introduces a new protagonist and group of characters and expands on the universe.

''MAMIYA'' is a [[PsychologicalHorror psychological horror]] story and contains a number of dark and depressing topics, including child abuse, violence, bullying, illness, self-harm, and suicide. Grief, gender identity, and sexual themes are also explored. The game is available on [[https://store.steampowered.com/app/1394930/ Steam]], with Fruitbat Factory providing the English localization. For those wanting to dip their toes into the story before buying the full game, Fall Down is also available as a free demo.

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''MAMIYA - A Shared Illusion of the World's End -'' is a captivating, dark visual novel in which a group of young men struggle against existential dread before the end of the world. Written, illustrated, and programmed by the one-man team Kenkou Land, ''MAMIYA'' is split into two parts: Fall Down [=FallDown=] and [=DownFall=]. Fall Down [=FallDown=] serves as an introduction to Natsume's four friends, while [=DownFall=] introduces a new protagonist and group of characters and expands on the universe.

universe. A sequel, [=DoomsdayDreams=], is currently in production.

''MAMIYA'' is a [[PsychologicalHorror psychological horror]] story and contains a number of dark and depressing topics, including child abuse, violence, bullying, illness, self-harm, and suicide. Grief, gender identity, and sexual themes are also explored. The game is available on [[https://store.steampowered.com/app/1394930/ Steam]], with Fruitbat Factory providing the English localization. For those wanting to dip their toes into the story before buying the full game, Fall Down [=FallDown=] is also available as a free demo.



* BookEnds: In each of the Fall Down routes, the characters' internal monologue at the beginning of the route will be repeated at the end of route before [[spoiler: they inevitably pass away]]. It usually comes with a healthy dose of IronicEcho.
** This also applies to [=FallDown=] as a whole. Although MAMIYA has no recommended route order, if the player follows the game's "suggested" route order (i.e. Ryou, Minato, Haruki, Keito), Fall Down will reveal an interesting parallel. Ryou's route starts with him finding Keito unconscious in the sea and ends with Ryou [[spoiler: dying]] in the rain. Keito's route starts with him finding Ryou unconscious in the rain and ends with Keito [[spoiler: dying]] in the sea.

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* BookEnds: In each of the Fall Down [=FallDown=] routes, the characters' internal monologue at the beginning of the route will be repeated at the end of route before [[spoiler: they inevitably pass away]]. It usually comes with a healthy dose of IronicEcho.
** This also applies to [=FallDown=] as a whole. Although MAMIYA has no recommended route order, if the player follows the game's "suggested" route order (i.e. Ryou, Minato, Haruki, Keito), Fall Down [=FallDown=] will reveal an interesting parallel. Ryou's route starts with him finding Keito unconscious in the sea and ends with Ryou [[spoiler: dying]] in the rain. Keito's route starts with him finding Ryou unconscious in the rain and ends with Keito [[spoiler: dying]] in the sea.



* DidIMentionItsChristmas: Despite the story taking place during December, Christmas is rarely brought up. Justified, of course, as [[ChristmasInJapan Christmas in Japan isn't really a major holiday]]. The one route that does bring it up frequently is Haruki's, as he was raised Christian.

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* DidIMentionItsChristmas: Despite the story taking place during December, Christmas is rarely brought up. Justified, of course, as [[ChristmasInJapan [[UsefulNotes/ChristmasInJapan Christmas in Japan isn't really a major holiday]]. The one route that does bring it up frequently is Haruki's, as he was raised Christian.



*** His Fall Down route is the only one that doesn't end with [[spoiler: Mamiya taking him to the Trichiliocosm]].

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*** His Fall Down [=FallDown=] route is the only one that doesn't end with [[spoiler: Mamiya taking him to the Trichiliocosm]].



* PlotTriggeringDeath: Fall Down begins with Natsume's funeral, leading to his four friends meeting Mamiya and resulting in [[spoiler: their deaths]].
** The members of the pink house first meet when Mamiya dies and decide to live together because they're [[CommonalityConnection the only ones]] who can remember Mamiya. [[spoiler: This turns out to have led to Mamiya's appearance in Fall Down, as the members of the pink house worked together to spread Mamiya's illusion to vulnerable children]].

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* PlotTriggeringDeath: Fall Down [=FallDown=] begins with Natsume's funeral, leading to his four friends meeting Mamiya and resulting in [[spoiler: their deaths]].
** The members of the pink house first meet when Mamiya dies and decide to live together because they're [[CommonalityConnection the only ones]] who can remember Mamiya. [[spoiler: This turns out to have led to Mamiya's appearance in Fall Down, [=FallDown=], as the members of the pink house worked together to spread Mamiya's illusion to vulnerable children]].


** This also applies to Fall Down as a whole. Although MAMIYA has no recommended route order, if the player follows the game's "suggested" route order (i.e. Ryou, Minato, Haruki, Keito), Fall Down will reveal an interesting parallel. Ryou's route starts with him finding Keito unconscious in the sea and ends with Ryou [[spoiler: dying]] in the rain. Keito's route starts with him finding Ryou unconscious in the rain and ends with Keito [[spoiler: dying]] in the sea.

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** This also applies to Fall Down [=FallDown=] as a whole. Although MAMIYA has no recommended route order, if the player follows the game's "suggested" route order (i.e. Ryou, Minato, Haruki, Keito), Fall Down will reveal an interesting parallel. Ryou's route starts with him finding Keito unconscious in the sea and ends with Ryou [[spoiler: dying]] in the rain. Keito's route starts with him finding Ryou unconscious in the rain and ends with Keito [[spoiler: dying]] in the sea.



* DidIMentionItsChristmas: Despite the story taking place during December, Christmas is rarely brought up. Justified, of course, as [[ChristmasInJapan Christmas in Japan isn't really a major holiday]]. The one route that does bring it up frequently is Haruki's, as he was raised Christian.



* DoesNotLikeSpam: Samejima, despite being a gourmet, absolutely refuses to eat his vegetables.



*** His [=Downfall=] route is [[spoiler: a Not Ending]]. When Natsume realizes that [[spoiler: the story isn't ending]], he remembers that Keito implied there would be [[spoiler: a fifth Friday in the month. The other three routes only had four Fridays in December because they took place in 2012, but Keito's route takes place in 1999]].

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*** His [=Downfall=] [=DownFall=] route is [[spoiler: a Not Ending]]. When Natsume realizes that [[spoiler: the story isn't ending]], he remembers that Keito implied there would be [[spoiler: a fifth Friday in the month. The other three routes only had four Fridays in December because they took place in 2012, but Keito's route takes place in 1999]].1999]].
*** Additionally, all the other [=DownFall=] routes have a scene where [[spoiler:the other three main characters remark on Natsume and his chosen boy's developing relationship. Keito's route lacks that; instead the role is passed to Samejima]].


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* SeriesMascot: Ryou's bunny-headed Mamiya. He's used the most often as promo, showing up on the cover of [=FallDown=]'s Japanese release and as the icon for MAMIYA's Steam release.


** The members of the pink house first meet when Mamiya dies and decide to live together because they're [[CommonalityConnection the only ones]] who can remember Mamiya.

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** The members of the pink house first meet when Mamiya dies and decide to live together because they're [[CommonalityConnection the only ones]] who can remember Mamiya. [[spoiler: This turns out to have led to Mamiya's appearance in Fall Down, as the members of the pink house worked together to spread Mamiya's illusion to vulnerable children]].


* CastFullOfPrettyBoys: Has an unusually high percentage of male characters for a visual novel that's neither an [[RomanceGame Otome game or a BL game]].

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* CastFullOfPrettyBoys: Has an unusually high percentage of beautiful male characters for a visual novel that's neither an [[RomanceGame Otome game or a BL game]].game]]. Kenkou Land's character design notes state that the main four characters were all designed to be slender ikemen-types.


* YoungerThanTheyLook: [[Natsume, who is a 17-year old high school boy occupying the body of a 23-year old detective]].

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* YoungerThanTheyLook: [[Natsume, [[spoiler: Natsume, who is a 17-year old high school boy occupying the body of a 23-year old detective]].

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