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1* ActingForTwo: As with any animated series, you'll find some of this among the minor and one-off characters, but the most notable instance is Sean Hennigan; his main role is Decade, but he also plays the mob boss from November 11's introduction at the beginning of episode 5. This may have been a deliberate CastingGag since [[spoiler:the mob boss and his men are the first of November 11's victims we see, and Decade and his men are [[BookEnds the last]]]].* AnimeFirst: One of the rare {{double subversion}}s: there actually was a [[ShoujoDemographic Shoujo]] manga spinoff released ''before'' the ''Black Contractor'' anime (its first chapter was released in ''Monthly Asuka'' magazine on February 24, 2007, while the first episode was released on April 5, 2007).* FakeBrit: November 11 is played by American Creator/TroyBaker in the English dub.* FanNickname:** Yin's [[spoiler:OppositeSexClone from the season 2 finale is often called "Yang"]].** For Hei: Chinese Electric Batman, for pretty obvious reasons. In the second season, with the addition of WildHair and PermaStubble, he has been dubbed "Hobo Hei". Or "Heibo", if you're one of those informal types.** For Suou: Mary Sueoh.** For Mina Hazuki: Japanese Lesbian ComicBook/{{Catwoman}}, due to personality and style similarities to Hei and the fact that she's a PsychoLesbian.*** Also, Lightsaber Lesbian.** For Goran: [[TrademarkFavoriteFood Burger-kun]] or Russian Burger Flash.* MemeAcknowledgment: Funimation is aware of the comparisons of Hei being Batman. Jason Liebrecht acknowledges the meme and mentions in a commentary for ''Anime/PsychoPassTheMovie'' that Hei's the closest thing to being Batman.* NamesTheSame: Hell's Gate did not appear due to [[VideoGame/BattleArenaToshinden Kayin Amoh]]'s use of said special move.* NoExportForYou: The Drama [=CD=] special was not released outside of Japan, and the ''Shikoku no Hana'' manga got outside releases only in French-speaking countries/territories.* PlayingAgainstType: ** Nana Mizuki and Kate Oxley as Misaki Kirihara. Both women are known to play teenagers, young boys and girls. The latter was mentioned by several of the voice actors involved in several ''Darker than Black''-related commentaries. ** Jerry Jewell for Kastinen. Zach Bolton mentions that he was happy to have this trope for him since he portrays teenagers and young men.** Caitlin Glass as Alice Wang, who has an obsessive complex towards Misaki. She's known for voicing Winry Rockbell, Triela, and Cammy.** Creator/EliseBaughman as Michiru. You may know her as Pan and Sayoko Shiranagatani.* PopCultureUrbanLegends: Rumors have it that the show would have an OVA that centers on what happened during Heaven's War in Brazil. It never went through.----

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