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* InferredHolocaust: Oh boy, I hope that the moon being a direct cause of the massive flood has no impact on the billions of lives across the world or sets humanity back to centuries because most of our technology has been destroyed!

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* InferredHolocaust: Oh boy, I sure do hope that the moon being a direct cause of the massive flood has no impact on the billions of lives across the world or sets humanity back to centuries because most of our technology has been destroyed!

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* InferredHolocaust: Oh boy, I hope that the moon being a direct cause of the massive flood has no impact on the billions of lives across the world or sets humanity back to centuries because most of our technology has been destroyed!


** Ponyo, when we first see her. As the movie poster demonstrates, she starts out of a human-like but androgynous fish with nothing communicating her sex.

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** Ponyo, when we first see her. As the movie poster demonstrates, she starts out of a human-like but androgynous fish with nothing communicating her sex.


* BaseBreakingCharacter: The title character herself Ponyo is this, [[AmericansHateTingle especially in America]] where much of her behavior that is meant to be cure more comes off as creepy and gross. Even in Japan though she is rather divisive, with many feeling she a rather unsympathetic and selfish character who endangers a lot of people (albeit unintentionally) with her actions.

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* BaseBreakingCharacter: The title character herself Ponyo is this, [[AmericansHateTingle especially in America]] where much of her behavior that is meant to be cure cute can come off more comes off as creepy and gross. Even in Japan though she is rather divisive, with many feeling she a rather an unsympathetic and selfish character who endangers a lot of people (albeit unintentionally) with her actions.



** Ponyo, when we first see her. Look at the movie poster.

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** Ponyo, when we first see her. Look at As the movie poster.poster demonstrates, she starts out of a human-like but androgynous fish with nothing communicating her sex.


* BaseBreakingCharacter: The title character herself Ponyo is this, [[AmericansHateTingle especially in America]] where much of her behavior that is meant to be cure more comes off as creepy and gross. Even in Japan though she is rather divisive, with many feeling she a rather unsympathetic and selfish character who endangers a lot of people (albeit unintentionally) with her actions.



* SugarWiki/SweetDreamsFuel: ''Ponyo'' is easily Studio Ghibli's most feel-good movie with especially whimsical moments and incredibly warm ending.

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* SugarWiki/SweetDreamsFuel: ''Ponyo'' is easily Studio Ghibli's most feel-good movie with especially whimsical moments and an incredibly warm ending.


* SoOkayItsAverage: Though regarded as Ghibli's best by some, there is also a number of Ghibli fans who find the movie good but forgettable. The most common complaints being the film having flat and uninteresting characters and a story that takes ''really'' takes its time.

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* SoOkayItsAverage: Though regarded as Ghibli's best by some, there is also a number of Ghibli fans who find the movie good but forgettable. The most common complaints being the film having flat and uninteresting characters and a story that takes ''really'' takes its time.has little conflict and slow pacing.



* SugarWiki/SweetDreamsFuel: ''Ponyo'' is easily Studio Ghibli's most feel-good movie.

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* SugarWiki/SweetDreamsFuel: ''Ponyo'' is easily Studio Ghibli's most feel-good movie.movie with especially whimsical moments and incredibly warm ending.


* AccidentalInnuendo: "I'd let a fish lick me if it'd get me outta this wheelchair"

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* AccidentalInnuendo: "I'd let a fish lick me if it'd get me outta this wheelchair"wheelchair."


* HarsherInHindsight: The March 2011 8.9 earthquake in Tohoku had the ocean sweeping over elevated roads in the same fashion as the film. Nobody dying, and everyone shrugging it off as a 2.0 earthquake? ....yeeeeeeeeeaah.... not really. Makes it a FunnyAneurysmMoment in the film, too.
* HilariousInHindsight:
** Creator/MattDamon and Creator/TinaFey's characters are a married couple, although are in separate distance from each other. In the new season of ''[[Series/ThirtyRock 30 Rock]]'', Tina Fey and Matt Damon play characters who are dating each other.
** Creator/LiamNeeson playing a loving, extremely protective father in this movie...then playing an extremely violent version of the same archetype in ''Film/{{Taken}}''.
** ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' fans might notice one of Sosuke's peers holding [[http://imgur.com/r/adventuretime/qz9cVzC a green plush elephant]] that resembles Tree Trunks with tusks, although ''Adventure Time'' had yet to become an actual show when ''Ponyo'' premiered.


** The baby that Ponyo just met has an [[AmbiguousGender unknown gender]].

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** The baby that Ponyo just met meets has an [[AmbiguousGender unknown gender]].gender]], although the English dub refers to the baby with male pronouns.

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* SoOkayItsAverage: Though regarded as Ghibli's best by some, there is also a number of Ghibli fans who find the movie good but forgettable. The most common complaints being the film having flat and uninteresting characters and a story that takes ''really'' takes its time.


** Why isn't staying at home an option? Did the old people at the retirement home at least give her a light lecture? They've lived a full life, but if anything happens to Lisa, or her husband at sea during the typhoon, the two kids wouldn't last long.


* EnsembleDarkhorse: Fujimoto. Despite (or even because of) the fact that he's a henpecked, crotchety, and overprotective father, ''two-thirds'' of the small but growing fanwork base involves him.

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* EnsembleDarkhorse: Fujimoto. Despite (or even because of) the fact that he's a henpecked, crotchety, and overprotective father, ''two-thirds'' of the small but growing fanwork base involves him. It helps that he's voiced by Liam Neeson in the American dub.


* PainfulRhyme: "She's a little fish from the deep blue sea" / "She's a little girl with a round [[AcCENTUponTheWrongSylLAble tum-MY]]."


* EarWorm: The theme song. Partially due to the presence of certain siblings of certain controversial Disney personalities. But even if you hate the song, it's undeniably catchy... which makes it much more of an EarWorm if you do hate it.


* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: This anime film by Hayao Miyazaki based loosely on Creator/HansChristianAndersen's TearJerker FairyTale "Literature/TheLittleMermaid" was apparently popular in Denmark enough due to the fact that Denmark simply gave it its own [[http://www.kino.dk/film/p/po/ponyo-paa-klippen-ved-havet Official Website]].

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* FauxSymbolism: A little girl who happens to be the daughter of a deity, running across the water.
* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: This anime film by Hayao Miyazaki based loosely on Creator/HansChristianAndersen's TearJerker FairyTale "Literature/TheLittleMermaid" ''Literature/TheLittleMermaid'' was apparently popular in Denmark enough due to the fact that Denmark simply gave it its own [[http://www.kino.dk/film/p/po/ponyo-paa-klippen-ved-havet Official Website]].



* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic: A little girl who happens to be the daughter of a deity, running across the water.

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