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"Greetings and salutations, dear readers..."

Naka Teleeli is a Let's Player who prefers to LP Lighter and Softer obscure games along with fan made games, usually playing as female characters when given a choice. He is joined most of the time by his close friend ElementalOgre and occasionally by his wife MadameBerry for multiplayer games. Much chaos and fun follows. His YouTube page is right here and he also has a forum here, a Twitter page here, a Tumblr page here, a DeviantArt page here, a Twitch channel here, a Discord server here, and an page here. Both Naka and Ogre have been hired on as co-hosts for the podcast Moonhawk Studios Presents. In late 2011, Naka created a new series based off of first impressions of recently acquired games, which has since been named Maiden Reactions, some episodes are done single-player and other episodes are done with Ogre and his friends from the Moonhawk Studios Presents podcast. On November 7, 2012 it was announced that the Maiden Reactions series would be retired for various reasons.


On March 15, 2013, he started a new series called "Dancing with BAMs", in which he solos BAMs in TERA. This has been replaced by "Dancing with Primals" which is pretty much the same thing but with the Primals of Final Fantasy XIV. He also does Fragment Fridays, in which he streams .hack//Fragment and other games.

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Naka's Game Series:

    Let's Played Games 0-I 

    Let's Played Games J-R 
0* Rabi-Ribi (Let's Try)
  • R-Type
    • Image Fight
    • Image Fight II: Operation Deepstriker
    • R-Type
    • R-Type II
    • Super R-Type
    • R-Type Leo
    • R-Type III: The Third Lightning
    • R-Type Delta
    • R-Type Final
  • Rakugaki Showtime
  • Reap
  • Refunct
  • Retrobattle
  • Robo Pit [Sega Saturn]
  • Robot Wants
    • Robot Wants Kitty
    • Robot Wants Puppy
    • Robot Wants Fishy
    • Robot Wants Ice Cream
    • Robot Wants It All

    Let's Played Games S-Z 

    Maiden Reactions/Quick look at 

    Streamed Games 

    Vivian.exe Plays 

Tropes that apply to them and their videos:

  • Added Alliterative Appeal: The Fighting Father's Day Fracas in the "Let's Muscle" series.
  • Afraid of Blood: Downplayed; as explained in his DOOM (2016) LP, Naka can stand blood, but gore squicks him right out if it's emphasized. Which is the reason he usually plays Lighter and Softer games.
  • Ambiguously Gay: Ogre in the more recent Persona 4 videos.
  • And Now for Someone Completely Different: For part 21 of 3D Dot Game Heroes, in which Ogre is a guest, Naka switches the Player Character from Miss Naka to Ogre's Author Avatar.
  • April Fools' Day: Oh Naka, you tease.
  • Art Evolution: Aside from the numbers in the thumbnails changing style over time, starting with the DOOM (2016) LP, custom art provided by Berry is also included.
  • Ascended Extra: MadameBerry, who only appeared temporarily in Super Mario 3D World playing alongside Naka and Ogre (as Toad), proceeded to return for Trine 2 and Kirby's Epic Yarn as the sole guest and in Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara, Dungeon Explorer, and Kirby Star Allies with Ogre once again. She's also usually in the background in the Fragment Friday streams.
    • Lenny, one of the chat mods in the Fragment Friday streams, joined Naka and Ogre when they did Parallel Quests in the Dragon Ball Xenoverse LP, and also for the Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara LPs.
  • Attention Deficit... Ooh, Shiny!: Several episodes from Minecraft: Journey Home were turned into bonus episodes because Naka's want of showing off all the dungeons in the mod came off as this.
  • Author Appeal: Naka has a soft spot for witch girls, as evident of how much he likes Mima and Marisa Kirisame. He dresses his Final Fantasy XIV character in a witch costume for Halloween events, and he even made Tofu, a character in his Welgaea games, a witch girl.
    • Naka also seems to like Playboy Bunny suits, as evidenced by Bunny Must Die!. Taken to its logical conclusion in Dragon Quest Builders 2, where he dresses the Builder in a cottontail costume and bunny ears along with a witch's hat as soon as he's able.
    • Both Naka and Ogre like DOOM, and according to them, Naka's dad played DOOM often, as well.
      • Naka also inherited a love for Ghostbusters from his dad, and he owned quite a few of the toys, as well. Ogre admits that it would be a series he'd be a fan of had he been introduced to it earlier.
    • They have a strong attachment to Homestar Runner, having been introduced to it around its internet debut and basing their humor on its style.
    • Manga-wise, they both like JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Fist of the North Star, Kinnikuman, and Dragon Ball, Naka likes .hack, and Ogre likes One Piece.
    • Ogre also really likes big boobs and will poke fun at any females in the games with absurdly big chests.
    • Naka reveals in Dragon Quest IV that he likes women who have large poofy hairstyles, citing the female main character Sofia as an example.
    • Ogre is a big fan of the Dragon Quest series, which was the main reason for the Dragon Quest IV LP, as Ogre wanted to introduce Naka to the series (and Naka would later go on to LP both Builders games).
    • As Naka grew up playing the TurboGrafx-16, a good number of his LPs are games from the console.
  • Author Avatar: Naka has one in the form of Naka "the Honeywhite" Teleeli, a.k.a. Miss Naka. Ogre and Berry also have one each.
  • Author Filibuster: With more plot-heavy games, Naka will often take a moment after cutscenes to express his thoughts and personal opinions regarding the story before resuming gameplay.
  • Awesomeness by Analysis: According to him, anyway.
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: Naka was hoping to find something in the caves at the beginning of episode 7 of Minecraft: Survival. Come the end of Episode 8, he's found a dungeon and a mineshaft, is filled up with items... and is completely, utterly lost, far from home, and has so many good items on him now, dying means the entire trip has become pointless.
    Naka: Maybe next time, we can... not... get completely lost in here—I just wanna go home!
  • Berserk Button: FREAKING ICE!!!
    • As for the comments section, spoilers and unnecessary references.
    • In one Paper Mario episode, Naka got into a rant about people claiming how something generic is actually a reference.
    • He hates it when enemies have the ability to heal themselves. This was demonstrated well in Paper Mario once again in the final fight with Bowser.
    • With Ogre, for whatever reason, sentient talking trees enrage him.
  • Big Bad: His Minecraft series has one in The Sign Maker.
  • Brief Accent Imitation: Naka and Ogre tends to use funny accents at times. Most predominantly in the Lost Vikings LP.
  • Broken Pedestal: According to one of his Behind the Scenes videos of his Minecraft series, the fight with the Ender Dragon at the end of Survival caused this in "Friend". Basically, Naka losing caused "Friend" to believe himself superior to his mentor figure, as opposed to an equal previously.
  • Buffy Speak: Is partial to this.
  • Catchphrase: "Greetings and salutations, dear viewer(s)." - used to open a Maiden Reactions vid or another non-Let's Play vid.
    • "I got this!"
    • "Eat it!" - usually said during boss fights.
    • " that's a thing," or "Let's do a thing" or other variants on that.
    • "Oh heavens!" - usually used for situations where Oh, Crap! doesn't quite suffice.
    • "That'll do her."
    • "That was almost dangerous."
    • More recently, Naka and Ogre have taken to saying "For freedom/glory!"
    • His euphemism "Fudge that noise".
    • "It's OHM NAKA!" from his Frägment Friday streams.
    • "...You're alright." - to a character he likes/approves of.
    • "It's one of these buttons." - when forgetting which button does what he wants to do.
    • "I'mma [name]!" - whenever his Player Character has to introduce themselves.
    • "Oh my goodness!" and "Mother of pearl!" when a game is really frustrating him.
    • "Heck?!" - when something unexpected happens.
    • "Until next time, everyone."
  • Chekhov's Skill: His math skills as a former high school math teacher, which he first shows in his Minecraft series, are occasionally displayed in several other LPs afterwards.
  • Christmas Cake: From the Persona 4 LP:
    Ogre: Well, we're 26, so... We're Christmas cakes, but we're manly Christmas cakes!
  • Cliffhanger: Minecraft: Journey Home ended on one, as Naka fell into the hands of the Sign Maker again.
  • Combined Energy Attack: The very end of the Touhou Mother LP, which has everyone in the entire Mother and Touhou universes lending their power to finally destroy Giygas and Porky once and for all.
  • Convection, Schmonvection: Discussed at the start of part 25 of New Super Mario Bros. U. They talk about convection and how they should currently be on fire. The conversation ends with them agreeing that the Mushroom Kingdom's physics are bullshit.
  • Cross Player: Most of the time, Naka will choose/make a female character when given a choice. Not to mention his regular Author Avatar, Miss Naka, who he recreated to be the Player Character for 3D Dot Game Heroes.
    • In the Minecraft series, his skin is Curly Brace.
    • Also, his Mii is a female version of him.
  • Crippling Overspecialization: Ysami, Naka's character in Dragon Ball Xenoverse, isn't good at anything... except Ki Supers. To put this into perspective: Naka hangs back for most his fights and lets his allies deal with their opponent while he charges his ki, but once he actually uses a Super (or an Ultimate) most, if not all of the enemies' health is just gone. Crosses over with Glass Cannon since that also includes lacking health. She slowly edges into Lightning Bruiser territory when Naka eventually maxes out Ki Supers and starts putting more points into other stats.
  • Cute Kitten: here.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Both Naka and Ogre can be pretty dry at times. Naka especially.
    Naka: It would help if we were actually in Japan.
    Ogre: [thinking Naka means in-game] We are.
    Naka: No we're not.
    Ogre: Yeah we are; Inaba, Japan?
    Naka: I'm on the East Coast, I'm not sure where you are.
  • Despair Event Horizon: Naka hits one in Episode 64 of Minecraft: Fate's Grasp. It is very painful to watch.
  • Dungeon Bypass: Minecraft: Journey Home has Naka doing this in a manner most awesome in Episode 46.
  • Early-Installment Weirdness: In the second Minecraft stream series, Naka uses a digital avatar of an Original Character, Vivian.exe, to represent himself as a sort of facecam. In the ninth stream, a Japanese text-to-voice program is used as Vivian.exe's voice, and starting with the twelfth stream, a digital English voice is used instead. According to Naka, he found it weird hearing his own voice coming out of Vivian.exe's mouth.
  • Ear Rape: YOOOOOSHIIII!!!
  • Evolving Title Screen: The thumbnail art for the Pokémon Shield LP has Pokémon added or changed to reflect any additions or evolutions in Naka's party.
  • Face Palm: Naka inserts an image of a double facepalm in Persona 4 episode 48 as his reaction to Ogre's rather blatant brony reference.
    Ogre: But I wanted to hit the bookstore! They were gonna have the new issue of My Little Chojin: Wrestling Is Magic!
    Naka: ...[groans]
    Ogre: Oh c'mon, I've been waiting for that issue forever! It's gonna have Applesmack take on Warsmare and we're gonna see the Hayseed Bomb! It's gonna be great!
    Naka: [double groan with double facepalm]
  • Filler: Episodes Lookout, Jungle, and Dungeon of Minecraft: Journey Home were dubbed as filler and removed from the playlist. Episode 50 Volcano has a short montage of Naka passing the entrances to the dungeon of those episode, but with Naka deciding to ignore them and continue onward.
  • Flat "What": During Episode 66 of Persona 4, on Ogre's description of "Men in History":
    Naka: What. And why must I read this?
  • Game Mod: He's the creator of Jumping Flash Doom, a gameplay conversion mod for GZDoom that replicates the gameplay and weapons of the Jumping Flash! series (specifically Jumping Flash! 2).
  • Genre Savvy: Both Naka and Ogre, to quite an extent.
    • Happens A LOT in the Persona 4 LP, as Ogre tends to predict what the characters will say.
  • Gosh Dang It to Heck!: Naka pretty much never curses in his videos, even when he's panicking. This definitely is averted when it comes to Ogre, though.
  • Gratuitous Spanish: The episode titles for the Guacamelee! LP are in Spanish.
  • Groin Attack: Once or twice, Ogre tries a Nut Punch. Which Naka usually blocks and counters.
  • Heroic BSoD: Ogre has one at the beginning of the Metal Slug 1 LP, because Law & Order was cancelled. Ronnie James Dio passed away, and he saw an episode of Glenn Beck. Thankfully, Naka snaps him out of it.
  • Heroic Comedic Sociopath: In the New Super Mario Bros. Wii LP, Ogre was stated from the beginning to be "murderous". And boy, does he prove that on several occasions. Except when the level's killing everyone enough so that he really isn't needed.
  • He's Back!: "Let's Muscle" FINALLY brought back Elemental Ogre for co-op series after a long absence.
    Naka: I really like the way everything's been going on the channel recently but... something just... feels like it's missing. And... I have no idea what.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: Naka and Ogre lampshade this trope here.
    • Naka has gone on record and said that Ogre actually complements him very well in his LPs, and he doesn't feel like he's as good in his videos without him by his side.
  • The Homeward Journey: Minecraft: Journey Home is an extended one of these following the finale of the original Survival LP.
  • Hope Spot: In the first episode of Minecraft: Journey Home, after going through loads of jungle, waking up to a village in flames, and traveling quite far, Naka finally makes it back home...or does he?
  • Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: Ogre's Namekian and Naka's female Majin, respectively, in Dragon Ball Xenoverse.
  • I'm Taking Her Home with Me!: Upon exiting a village in Mega Man Legends 2, Naka bumps into a Servbot who was left behind accidentally by Tron Bonne. After talking to the sad Servbot, Naka ends the video, picks up the Servbot, and runs toward the Flutter.
    Naka: Taking you home with me.
    • This turns into a Brick Joke in the following video:
    Naka: He didn't wanna go...
  • Indie Game: He's made a few of these, such as Tofu Tower (a card-based dungeon-crawler), Tofu Topple (a competitive puzzle game based on the Magical Drop series), and the upcoming Welgaea series. His wife Berry has also made a few games of her own.
  • The Lancer: Ogre, and HOW. Lampshaded in his One of Us quote.
  • Large Ham: Naka is a large ham (especially when in his manly moments) but when him and Ogre are together, it leads into Ham-to-Ham Combat territory.
  • Laugh with Me!: Part 40 of The Lost Vikings. 00:30
  • MSTing: The "Let's Watch" series of Space Channel 5 and its sequel, where Naka and Ogre merely watch the game and commentate over it in lieu of actually playing.
  • Moving the Goalposts: Seemed to be happening in Minecraft: Journey Home.
  • Narm Charm: In-Universe; Naka states in the first episode of Dragon Ball Xenoverse that the reason he and Ogre like Dragon Ball Z so much is because they find it so dorky.
  • Nerf: Discussed; in part 23 of New Super Mario Bros. U, Naka and Ogre talk about a difficult boss fight in an MMO that they fought way back when. They claim that if someone calls that fight easy, then they probably fought it after it was nerfed.
  • Official Couple: According to his Tumblr page, he and MadameBerry married in September 2017.
  • Psychopathic Manchild: The Sign Maker/Friend from Minecraft. He is described as a very young child whose maturity did not grow as he learned more about the world. In Fate's Grasp, it comes to a point where the Sign Maker drags Naka through many different worlds and tried to kill him various times because he simply viewed Naka as a plaything.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Ogre and Naka, respectively.
    • This extends to their playstyles as well; Naka is cautious and usually uses ranged attacks, while Ogre is more reckless and prefers melee attacks.
  • Running Gag:
    • Kirby and the Amazing Mirror: Most of the videos start with a small segment explaining why this mirror is so amazing.
    • Persona 4: "INABAAAA" (each time the name of the town is mentioned)
      • Municipal Hospital! (said in a goofy exaggerated manner)
      • Naka and Ogre (in unison): "RANKU AHP!" and more recently adding an adjective before the "RANKU AHP!" This one made a comeback in Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People and Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon: Every Buddy!.
    • Paper Mario: "Star Haven, I hear it's a haven for stars."
      • "Star Poots, away!"
    • Dragon Ball Xenoverse: Ogre (and Lenny, when present) correcting Naka's pronunciation of "Xenoverse" in the intros. It only gets more silly as time goes on. Ogre does it even when Naka switches his pronunciation of the word once, which Ogre lampshades after this is pointed out.
      • Ogre's character doing the Elder Kai dance.
      • Naka and Ogre (and Lenny in the parallel quest episodes) using different emotes to start each episode off in a pose.
    • The Super Marisa Land Underground music being used whenever he speeds up backtracking.
    • Grim Fandango: Regularly mentioning how broken bones would be the worst thing to happen to a skeleton.
    • In general:
    Ogre: [Elite mook!]
    Naka: God-dang it!
  • The Scrappy: In-Universe; as the Dragon Ball Xenoverse LP and livestreams show, Naka does not like Kid Trunks or Gotenks at all, and, when fighting them, will go out of his way to beat the tar out of them first.
    Naka: (after Gotenks appears) And thus the worst character in all of Dragon Ball Z appears.
  • The Scream: Near the end of That Stage We Will Never Speak Of Again in The Lost Vikings. You really can't blame him given what the level put him through.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here: In episode 35 of Minecraft: Journey Home, Naka decides he has had enough of the Sky Island, especially with the strange entity trying to keep him occupied with various tasks. Unfortunately, said island is floating above the void and there's no visible land in sight. But the compass is pointing in a certain direction, so he just builds a bridge in that direction. He eventually gets to solid ground again.
    • Happens again in the second episode of Escapecraft, after he gets nearly killed by the strange entity, apparently growing tired of him. He finds a loophole and gathers enough material to break out of where he is. Unfortunately, he could have incurred its wrath in the process if the end of the video was any indication.
  • Sequence Breaking: In The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, he intentionally glitches his way through the game and does everything out of order. The first episode, which went up on April Fools' Day, even had him sequence break past the final boss.
    Naka: Oh hey, we found the Triforce! Heck yeah. Well, I guess we beat the game. That was a short Let's Play.
    • He tries this again in the "BS Legend Of Zelda: Ancient Stone Tablets", resulting in some interesting glitches.
  • Shout-Out: The pair make numerous references, subtle or blatant, to JoJo's Bizarre Adventure. Each video even ends with the "To Be Continued" arrow.
  • Shown His Work: Frequently in his LPs. Most notable are the .//hack R1 Quadrilogy, where he splices in scenes from the related animes .hack//Liminality and .hack//SIGN; and Okami, where he points out the mythological references in the game. He likes to research the game and inform his watching audience of any related info to the scene while avoiding spoilers (minor ones get through but they don't reveal that much except little details).
    • During the Phantom Blood and Golden Wind LPs Naka and Ogre actually translate what's happening for the viewers because the games were never released in English. They also try to show off (or at least explain) all of the Secret Factors in the latter game, even the really hard ones.
    • With his LP of the R-Type series, he began every game by showing the series' ongoing timeline. Every major development and event was referenced, from Image Fight all the way to R-Type Final.
  • Sidetracked by the Gold Saucer: In-Universe; due to his experience with Metroidvanias, whenever Naka's playing a more non-linear game, he tends to forgo going where he's required to and advancing the plot in favor of exploring and finding as many secrets as he can with his current equipment.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: He's actually been raised to avert this trope, according to a response in part 3 of his Image Fight LP. That said, he occasionally utters the word "crap", but "crap" is so mild that it doesn't really count.
    • Played straight with Ogre, who uses much more profanity.
  • Stripperific: His female avatar, referred to as "Miss Naka".
  • Testosterone Poisoning: Both Naka and Ogre are particularly fond of this trope.
  • The Many Deaths of You: The patented death montages seen in the Let's Try of Eryi's Action.
  • The Reveal: Minecraft: Fate's Grasp, Episode 67. When Naka finally makes it back to his own world, after running one last Nightmare Fuel-filled gauntlet, we get a look at the Sign Maker's POV as he leaves Naka. We can see clearly he only has two things in his possession...a diamond sword, and 105 experience...something only one person had after slaying the Ender Dragon at the end of ''Survival''..."Friend".
  • Third-Person Person: Ogre on occasion, when assuming the personalities of certain characters.
    • Weegee. Dear God, Weegee...
  • A Tragedy of Impulsiveness: Though his usual strategy is to be as cautious as possible, every once in a while Naka does something impulsive (mainly due to not paying attention) that gets him in trouble.
    • In The Lost Vikings Naka had a habit of running off on his own without Olaf to protect him. They rarely ended well given his character Erik can't readily defend himself, one good example is getting torched by a fireball when going too far in one of the Egyptian levels. Ogre and Raven eventually caught on to this and would sternly remind Naka not to wander off when he would begin to.
    • In Dragon Quest IV, he nearly got the entire party killed after they exited a dungeon low on health and chose to try and walk to town rather than using Zoom, resulting a random encounter where they escape with only one character with a small sliver of health left. He lampshades the trope after barely surviving the encounter.
    • Ogre himself is also guilty of this; during an episode of Jet Force Gemini he pretends to shoot a tribal... only to actually shoot one by accident.
  • The 'Verse: Naka's own indie games (Tofu Tower, Tofu Topple, and the upcoming Welgaea series) are all established to take place in the same universe.
  • Virtual YouTuber: Vivian.exe, a blue-haired bespectacled Robot Maid who speaks with TTS, has occasionally done a few streams in Naka's place.
  • Yandere: Sign Maker, a.k.a. "Friend" from Naka's Minecraft series. According to the Behind the Scenes videos, Friend "did not take kindly to the idea of Naka meeting and speaking and hanging out with other people", implying that Friend killed all the people in the village and severely wounded Doggy with an explosion when Naka's back was turned because he wanted Naka all to himself.
  • Yank the Dog's Chain: In Minecraft: Survival; you want out of the mineshafts, Naka? Okay. We'll just plop you out here on a small island in the middle of the ocean.
    • The sad, sad fate of Doggie, Naka's first pet in Part 12.
    • Episode 50 of Journey Home. After going through most difficult dungeon to date, the only thing worthwhile things he finds is an enchanted diamond helmet and a diamond block. Not wanting to have to go back through the dungeon to get out he tunnels out of the boss' room. It turns out that he passed it on the way down. Most of this hour-long episode could have been avoided if he just investigated the out-of-place brick wall. At the end you can hear him trying not to slip into a Madness Mantra.
    • In episode 1 of Fate's Grasp, the being watching over Naka seems to be fond of this, though Naka WAS trying to run away multiple times...
  • Yuri Fan: A light touch of this is shown at times.

"Until next time, everyone."