Maryoku Yummy is a TV show aimed towards pre-schoolers. The show takes place in Nozomu, a fantastical world where all children's wishes go to be granted, populated by the colorful 'Yummies.'
Gentle and understanding Maryoku is a wishsitter, who watches over wishes with her friends Fij Fij and Ooka.
- Aesop Amnesia: Seen in spades. Hadagi always forgets to be kinder to others, Fij Fij forgets to be less panicky, Shika forgets to be less uptight, and Ooka forgets to be less lazy.
- Big Guy, Little Guy: Yuzu and Nonki, both invertors. The former is shorter and does most of the talking, while the latter is taller and doesn't say a lot.
- Broken Aesop: "Flip, Flop, and Float" has Maryoku getting ill and keeps trying to help her friends but only makes things worse and only gets sicker. The moral says that "when you're sick, stay in bed", but the reason why Fij and Ooka wouldn't tell the truth to Maryoku was that they did not want to offend her. So it unintentionally states that it's fine to hurt someone's feelings if it's real important.
- By "No", I Mean "Yes": Baburu did this while commenting on Hadagi's latest scheme in "Ha Ha Hadagi."
- Catchphrase: Everyone says "Wishy Wish, Wishy Woo, another wish is coming true!" frequently.
- Cowardly Sidekick: Fij Fij is Maryoku's sidekick and is quite a wimp.
- Doomy Dooms of Doom: Fij Fij loves adding "doom" to a lot of his sentences.
- "Flowers for Algernon" Syndrome:
- In "Shika's Wish", Shika wishes Maryoku would follow the rules. It gets granted, but she winds up turning into an even bigger Obstructive Bureaucrat than he is until he renounces it, turning her back to normal.
- Gratuitous Japanese: Inverted. It's not so much the with a dialog but it's more so with the characters' names, in which case, it's Bob, Oolong, Jeppy, Tapo Tapo, and Fij Fij's names that stand out.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Hadagi. She's a bully to Oolong and a jerk to Maryoku, but she (occasionally) learns her lesson.
- Lovable Alpha Bitch: Hadagi, of course. She's completely stuck up and narcissistic, and the polar opposite of Maryoku.
- Mood Whiplash: Ooka's reaction to the broken statue of herself in "Detective Ooka". At first she begins to cry, but then stops when she realizes that it "didn't look like her anyways". Ironically, it DID look like her.
- Obstructive Bureaucrat: Shika. He knows all the rules, how they work, and will get mad if someone breaks them. In one episode, Shika's Wish, he wished for Maryoku to follow the rules, which made her into this trope to a degree that the other Nozomu residents to think she's not fun to be around anymore.
- Odd Name Out: Bob is the only character with a common human name.
- Smurfing: "Yum" finds its way into all kinds of words. Yumgantic, yumderful, etc.
- Silent Partner: Oolong. He's partners with Hadagi.
- Third-Person Person: Fudan talks like this, probably due to his young age.