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1[[quoteright:350:]]²Samurai Girl is an Creator/ABCFamily MiniSeries, that aired in September 2008, about a girl named [[MeaningfulName Heaven]] and her journey as a {{Samurai}}. It is based off of the book series of the same name by Carrie Asai.²²The series consists of six episodes that aired over the course of three days, with Friday airing the ''Book of the Sword'' two-parter, Saturday airing ''Book of the Heart'' parts one and two, and Sunday finishing with the final two episodes, ''Book of the Shadow''.²²!!This miniseries provides examples of:²* AndTheAdventureContinues: The series ends with [[spoiler:Heaven bumping into Sato and a bunch of ninja, ready to take them out]].²* ArrangedMarriage: Heaven Kogo and Teddy Yukemura.²* BadassBiker: Jake.²* BikerBabe: Karen.²* BoundAndGagged: [[spoiler:Karen does this to Cheryl when kidnapping her]].²* CoolSword: ''[[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast The Whisper of Death]]''.²* DarkActionGirl: [[spoiler:Karen]].²* DeadManWriting: The video version is included in a bag that Heaven's brother had given Jake the night he died.²* DeepCoverAgent: [[spoiler:Karen is really Kylie Devlin]].²* DesignatedGirlFight: The final battle between Heaven and [[spoiler:Karen]].²* FeedTheMole: Heaven gives a fake location of where to take the artifacts so that [[spoiler:Karen]] will relay the wrong location.²* GagEcho: "Be my shining knight on a dark, dark day."²* GroinAttack: Heaven used this a lot before getting actual training.²* HollywoodHacking: Otto's specialty.²* InTheBack: [[spoiler:Karen]] throws a knife at [[spoiler:Jake]] right after [[spoiler:he]] finds out that [[spoiler:she's TheMole]].²* InterchangeableAsianCultures: You'd think something with ''{{Samurai}}'' in the title would be heavy in Japanese people. Instead, it's just heavy in [[FakeNationality Asians in general]].²* InterruptedSuicide: Sato ordered Noriyuki to kill himself, but Heaven and Jake thankfully arrive just in time.²* LostInACrowd: Good thing that Japanese wedding happened within walking distance of a costume party.²* LoveDodecahedron: Heaven is engaged to Teddy who actually liked her, but Heaven has a crush on Jake. Then Heaven meets Otto who has a major crush on her, but so does Jake. Then Jake's (ex-)fiance, Karen arrives back in town with much approval from Otto.²** AllLoveIsUnrequited: [[spoiler:Everyone still ends up single in the end]].²* MeaningfulName: She's called Heaven because it seemed as if she fell from the sky as the sole survivor of a plane crash.²* MiniSeries²* TheMole: [[spoiler:Karen]].²* NakedFirstImpression: When Heaven and Otto "officially" meet, Otto is [[PantsFree not wearing pants]].²* NotTheFallThatKillsYou: [[spoiler:Heaven]] is forced to [[spoiler:cut Jake's rope]] while rock climbing and [[spoiler:he falls to his supposed death]].²* NotQuiteDead: [[spoiler:Jake]].²* TheOnlyOneITrust: The reason that Heaven finds Jake to begin with.²* PrecisionFStrike: In the ''first episode'' no less!²--> '''Heaven:''' "Shh. Keep your voice down. Can you help me get outta here?"²--> '''Woman:''' "She's in here!"²--> '''Heaven:''' "Bitch!"²* RaceLift: Jake was Asian in the books.²* RebelliousPrincess: Heaven.²* {{Rotoscoping}}: Used for the {{Eyecatch}}es.²* RunawayBride: Heaven. Although, it's not like she had much of a choice.²* SamuraiInNinjaTown: Ninja are frequently used as the antagonists.²* ThoseTwoGuys: Cheryl and Otto.²* TrainingMontage: Naturally.²* WeddingsInJapan: Inverted. Heaven has an Eastern-style wedding, but travels to California to have it.²* WeddingSmashers: Heaven's wedding is attacked by ninjas.²* [[YouKilledMyFather You Killed My Brother]]: Heaven watches her brother get stabbed, which is her motivation to train to be a {{Samurai}}.


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