My Jungle Book, Your Year is a YouTube-hosted Fanime series that focuses on a Japanese school girl named Demonica Bishi and her rivalry for the role of Student Council President with classmate Fuu Fuu Furi Furi Pupi. The series ended after 15 episodes, and can be viewed on this channel
My Jungle Book, Your Year provides examples of:
- Accidental Pervert:
- Furi knocks into Demonica and accidentally grabs her breasts in episode 2.
- Subverted when Cookie Dude purposefully grabs Cookie Girl's breasts when she falls on him.
- All Love Is Unrequited: Marbel and Bouncy love Furi who loves Demonica, who has no feelings toward him. Meanwhile, Ribbonista has a one-sided crush on Cones.
- Animation Bump: Episode 14 has more consistent and smooth animation, perhaps most noticeably in the scene when Demonica and the rest meet Marbel at the hospital.
- Art Shift:
- In Episode 9 Demonica and Ribbonista's chat shifts to the style of Animal Crossing.
- Episode 14 featured a scene animated by a fan of the series.
- Asleep in Class: Furi tends to sleep a lot during class, usually while Demonica is holding a discussion.
- Blood from the Mouth: Demonica coughs up blood in episode one while being chased by Furi.
- Died in Your Arms Tonight: Used in episode 1 when Demonica dies in Furi's arms.
- Dramatic Wind: Subverted in episode 4 when Marbel's hair blows dramatically until Vagli closes the window.
- Flash Back: Used in episode 1 when Demonica remembers Furi stealing her ice cream when they were children. And then again in the finale when Demonica and Furi are fighting.
- Flash Forward: The show starts with Demonica's death.
- Foil: Ribbonista to Demonica, Cookie Dude to Cookie Girl, and Cones to Furi.
- Forgotten First Meeting: Demonica and Furi met as kids when Furi stole her Vanilla Caramel. Subverted in that Furi remembers it at least.
- For Great Justice: Demonica claims this is the reason she wants to become the Student Council President.
- Four-Temperament Ensemble: Cones is sanguine, Marbel is choleric, Furi is melancholic, and Vagli is phlegmatic.
- Free-Range Children: Parents are never once mentioned.
- As of episode 10, Ribbonista has a mother.
- Friendship Moment: When Furi reveals he really does consider Marbel and Cones friends, and the entirety of episode 10. Furi also looks after Ribbonista when she goes catatonic.
- Fun with Subtitles:
- There were also random jokes added with annotations to the episode when Cones and Ribbonista are talking in the infirmary.
- Gratuitous Japanese: Characters seem to speak full Japanese sentences at random.
- Hair Wings: Demonica has a pair of actual wings growing out of her head. They seem to have no purpose...
- Halloween Cosplay: In the Halloween special, Marbel is dressed as Pururin from Welcome to the N.H.K. for her song.
- Identical Twin ID Tag: Bouncy has a different hairstyle from Marbel, and her eyes are more anime-like.
- Incredibly Lame Pun: In episode 4, Marbel says to Cones that he should relish this moment. Cue to her holding a bottle of Relish.
What do you get when dinosaurs crash your car? A TYRANNOSAURUS WRECKS!
- And then in episode 5 with the completely unrelated subtitles .
What did the dinosaur say after the car crash? I'MSOSAUROUS!
- And then...
- Internal HomageCones: Wait, what was that first part?
* Iron Butt Monkey: Cookie Dude survives on multiple occasions after being beaten up with a bat.
- It's the Only Way: Furi is intent on getting rid of the vending machines all together because they're put at the corner.Cones: Why not just move them?
* Karaoke Box: Most of the Halloween special may take place in one.
- Kindhearted Cat Lover: Multiple occasions have suggested Ribbonista may be one.
- Losing Your Head: Cookie Dude goes without his head for most of an episode.
- Love Letter Lunacy: Furi gets a love letter in epiode 8, and it's revealed in the same episode that Demonica receives them all the time.
- Meaningful Name: Cones was the ice-cream man who gave Demonica ice-cream cones.
- Morning Routine: Vagli's is shown without much reason at one point in the middle of a scene.
- Mundane Made Awesome: This show manages to be entertaining despite literally being about a girl trying to keep a school from getting rid of vending machines.
- Must Make Her Laugh: In episode 14 Cookie Dude tries twice to get Cookie Girl to cheer up after Ribbonista goes catatonic and Cones leaves. He succeeds, but not without the requisite blow to the face.
- Nonindicative Name: The show has absolutely nothing to do with The Jungle Book, or even jungles or books.
- Polar Opposite Twins: Marbel, who is mischievous and outgoing has an introverted and honest twin, Bouncy.
- Rose-Haired Sweetie: Cookie Girl of the strong and passionate type, and Ribbonista as both optimistic and sweet and romantic.
- Shout-Out: The Halloween episode to at least nine different anime including Steins;Gate, Mamotte Shugogetten, and Welcome to the NHK.
- Smash Cut: Marbel's song in the Halloween special cuts to the ending credits right before she begins to sing.
- The Rival: Furi is Demonica's rival in becoming the student council president.
- Victoria's Secret Compartment: Marbel pulls flyers from her cleavage in episode 2.
- Wham Episode: Episode 13: Bouncy beats the hell out of Demonica and reveals that Furi likes her, and Cones reveals himself to be an alien, and has to return home.