Yandere 101: How to Deal with a Yandere is a Youtube video series about Joey Johnson and Lilith Madlove, animated, written, and voiced by ThatOneMKFanGirl, aka KentuckyFriedChen. The series plays thoroughly with the Yandere trope and its effect on Joey, his friends, and his family. Hilarity Ensues, along with rampant Fourth-Wall-breaking, overdose levels of snark, and the occasional Black Comedy. Animated using the create.swf Touhou Virtual Paper Doll Engine.
Watch the series here.
This series provides examples of:
- A Day in the Limelight:
- Penelope becomes the focus on Episode 8.
- Lily herself gets one in Episode 9, which gets pointed out.
- Alliterative Family: Joey and Jessica Johnson.
- By "No", I Mean "Yes": In Episode 2, when the Narrator goes to check on Jessica after Lily beats her up...Joey: So, how'd it go?Narrator: Pretty good, if you count Jessica being in the hospital as good.
- Crossdressing Voices: ThatOneMKFanGirl voices all of the characters, including Joey and The Narrator With A Dumb Accent.
- Curse Cut Short: In Episode 6.Penelope: News flash, Mr. Narrator: we're six episodes in and we still don't love each other enough, and odds are, judging by this situation, we probably won't be.Lily: THAT IS BULL- *faints*
- Disproportionate Retribution: In episode 1, when a bird takes Lily's Joey plushie, her reaction is to stab it to death with her halberd.
- The Everyman: Joey Johnson.
- Falling-in-Love Montage: In Episode 4 with both Yandere Joey and Lily.
- Fiery Redhead: Lily.
- Getting Crap Past the Radar: "Its that time of the month again! Its Weapon Evaluation Time!"
- Insane Troll Logic: In Episode 4, Lily rationalizes that Joey thinks shes cheating on him with her dolls, then throws away her Joey plushy in disgust.
- Meaningful Name: Really? Lilith Madlove? Who has that kind of name?
- Medium Awareness: In Episode 6, Joey complains about how the show started using a Fourth-Wall Mail Slot format instead. The Narrator changes it back.
- Narrator: With a dumb accent. He eventually gets it removed in episode 7.
- No Fourth Wall: A trademark of the series.
- Postmodernism: It's a completely self-aware series about the Yandere trope.
- She Is Not My Girlfriend: Used by Joey in the Pilot and Penelope in Episode 6. The narrator seems to think Joey and Penelope are a couple.
- Shout-Out: Plenty...
- In Episode 1, Lily goes "Bingo! Bye bye!" after killing Penelope in an example. Later, in another example, she kills Joey, and it plays the death music from Kirby. Lily's Evil Laugh is from Rena Ryuugu.
- In Episode 4, a bookshelf contains Fifty Shades of Grey and Diamond in the Rough (Touhou).
- In Episode 5, the narrator mentions that Penelope's drink is poisoned... with poison!
- This Is Gonna Suck: At the end of Episode 1, after the narrator says Joey can't run away.
- Weapon of Choice: For Lily, her halberd.
- What the Hell Is That Accent?: The narrator with a dumb accent. In Episode 7, he gets it removed.
- White Void Room: Usually when a character is talking to the Narrator.
- Why Don't You Just Shoot Him?: Multiple examples...
Comment: Why Joey doesn't kill her with a gun or something?ThatOneMKFangirl: The narrator won't let him, since that would be "too easy". :P
- Episode 4 reveals why Joey can't merely just go Yandere for Lily.
- Episode 7 focuses on why fixing a Yandere is a bad idea.
- A literal Meta example: