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“I Know You’re in There Somewhere” Fight: Conrad tries to avoid this, but Yuuri is too lost in his angst to pay attention. Innocent Innuendo: Wolfram awakens on a ship to hear Yuuri and Conrad having a rather sexual exchange of words. Turns out Yuuri was just getting his contact lenses put in. In the Hood: Generally villains employ this trope, though Conrad and Wolfram have been known to as well. Instant Messenger Pigeon: Or in this case, doves. Interspecies Romance: Demons and Humans Just Friends: Something Wolfram refuses to accept this from Yuuri. Kissing Under the Influence: In the OVA, when Wolfram gets possessed by Shinou and kisses Yuri. Knight in Sour Armor: Adelbert von Grantz Kryptonite Factor: Mazoku are generally unable to use their magic and experience great pain when in the presence of Houseki. A glowing rock. Kubrick Stare: King Belar often uses this stare so that you know he’s EVIL. Limited Wardrobe: Justified in that it’s their official uniforms, slightly averted when they have to disguise themselves. Averted completely by Wolfram, who is shown to have several other outfits. In the manga, he wears his uniform less than half the time. Literal Cliffhanger Lost Technology: The Okiku death robot giant thingie conveniently located under Blood Pledge Castle. Luminescent Blush Magic Music: Yuuri’s magic flute. Maligned Mixed Marriage: Marriages between humans and the Mazoku certainly count, given all the problems that befall them and their children. Mangst: Adelbert and Conrad and their periodical Mangst sessions where they sit around Mangsting about, who else, Julia. Manipulative Bastard: Shinou/The Great One Marshmallow Hell: Cheri does this to Yuuri, and occasionally to Wolfram. Everyone else is just too tall. Mayfly December Romance: Yuuri is fifteen, his fiance’s eighty two. Addressed through Cheri and Don Hiri and ignored by Hube and Nikola. The Medic: Gisela and Julia Meaningful Name: Yuuri’s mother named him after the apparently German word for July, pronunciation wise. Wolfram is the old name for tungsten, which in pure form has visit the highest melting point out of all the elements. Medieval European Fantasy Medieval Stasis: The Demon Kingdom (and the rest of the world) barely changes at all over 4000 years. Meido: The three maids in Blood Pledge Castle. Yuuri once, and Yozak, of course. Memento MacGuffin: Yuuri’s necklace. Mentor Ship: Conrad and Yuuri are actually the most popular ship in Japan. Wolfram beat Conrad out in America, probably a case of Values Dissonance. Mind Control Eyes Missing Mom: Averted with Alazon. Played straight with Greta’s mother. Mistaken for Cheating: Wolfram is ALWAYS accusing Yuuri of cheating, and Yuuri never is. Mistaken for Gay: Yuuri has given up on figuring out what everyone thinks his relationship with Wolfram exactly is by the third volume. Modesty Towel: Cheri wears one on her first encounter with Yuuri in the baths. Mooks Ms. Fanservice: Cheri: “I came all the way here just to show him some leg.”

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