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Who is being parodied by Onizuka?
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Onizuka is making a reference to Kenshiro from "Fist of the North Star". In the English translation of the manga, this was added as a note. Kenshiro's fiancée is called Yuria.

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What's this anime with a boy and girl meeting and becoming siblings?
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It's Marmalade Boy. Originally a manga, had an anime adaptation later. From the Wikipedia page I linked above: Miki Koishikawa's ordinary life as a high school sophomore is turned upside down when ...

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Was Krillin based on the Turkish folk character Keloglan?
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This seems to be a coincidence. From http://dragonball.wikia.com/wiki/Krillin: Like most characters in the series, the name Krillin is a pun. In his case, its Japanese source, Kuririn, is made up ...

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Is it possible to have absolute obedience using Death Note?
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There are a few practical limits. In the movie the death had to occur within 23 days. In the anime, Light experimented with what he could make the victims do. If it was physically impossible for ...

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Why is harem a common theme in manga/anime?
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The target audience of "harem" shows is adolescent males - teenage boys. The main character is usually a male high school or cram school student, who is awkward around girls - someone the target ...

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Anime about a guy who sees and then eats invisible bugs?
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This sounds like an episode of Boogiepop Phantom. Different episodes focused on different characters, each having a special ability... that was usually not as beneficial as it seemed. Their stories ...

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Who was Hajime talking to at the end of Gatchaman Crowds?
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Yes, that's Katze. Most of the time, Katze talks with a high pitch, especially when bullying people. However, when Katze is not in control of the situation, his/her voice drops. This can be heard ...

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Why didn't Light just kill the Task Force?
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As long as there was a Task Force, there was a line of communication with Near. And thus (more) opportunities to find out the true identities of Near and Mello. The Task Force was still a valuable ...

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What are the characteristics and themes present in Gundam characters based on Char Aznable?
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It seems that there is always a masked antagonist in the Gundam series, but they vary in how much they resemble the original Char. In Gundam Seed, it is Rau Le Creuset . Masked, and related by blood ...

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Who set Yuuko's sphere of allowable interference?
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This seems to be more like a law of nature. At some point, she has a conversation: "A witch operates by many restrictions, doesn't she?" "It must be, or everything comes apart". I'm quoting from ...

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