Here is our favorite alien trio. I find it nice that the Korean merchandise makers added Pie and Tart to this game. You don’t really get to see them included much. In fact, this is the only time I’ve seen them in any Mew Mew item I’ve bought (excluding books) XD.
So, in tokyo mew mew all of the mew mews seem to have an instrument. Ichigo has the bell, Lettuce has the castanets, Pudding has the tamborine, Mint has the arrow that looks like a harp. But I can't really tell what Zakuro's would be as an instrument. Now it looks like a cross linking back to her strong faith we see throughout her storyline, but do you hvae any thoughts on it being an instrument?
That’s a good point about everyone else having musical weapons. And yeah, as far as I can tell, Zakuro’s weapon is blend of crucifix and whip — no music involved. Well, she’s the Unfriendly Hottie character, so I guess it makes sense that she’d break up the pattern. She doesn’t play by your rules, man!
It’s a flute!
The round things on the gold part of her weapon are suppose to resemble flute keys.
Here are the victory poses each Mew Mew gives when you beat a level in the Berry Berry Mew Mew CD-Rom Game. I’ll be posting up the aliens soon.
Being a student of Latin, it was a pleasant surprise to see the Mew Aqua Rod’s incantation in the Tokyo Mew Mew anime was grammatically correct. It’s rare to find people who use Latin correctly when writing magic words.
It was nice. However, as I can confirm in an official Japanese script that I own of episode 26, she was originally talking English when the attack happened, saying “Mew Aqua Rod! Shining! Ribbon Aqua Drops!”
The fansubbers wrote it in Latin for no good reason, other than to make it look fancy-shmancy. I also found it weird that they went through the trouble to do so in episode 26 but didn’t bother with it in episode 43, keeping it in English.
Where did it state that the aliens were all brothers (or pie and tart are brothers, and Kish is adopted?) And they that had a last name?
A lot of Italian Mew Mew fansites state this. They claimed that Mia Ikumi confirmed this in an interview at an Italian con (I can confirm that she was a guest years ago at Romics, and Italian anime convention.). Although, while some claim that a physical copy of the interview exists, I haven’t been able to find it anywhere and as the years go by, the chances of finding it decrease.
During my playthrough for Berry Berry Mew Mew (note: this is the Korean dub title for Tokyo Mew Mew), I made screencaps of various things from the game, including the playable characters, the aliens and various character emotion icons. This one are the 5 girls’ main poses. These are also transparent, so feel free to use them however you like. I’ll post their victory poses soon.
For those who missed the Let’s Play for this game, you can view it on my playlist HERE!
All of the Tokyo Mew Mew fans on Tumblr seem to be in a crack shipping mood, so I decided to join in with this. I made it a couple weeks ago as a segment for my next Mew Mew Funnies video (I’m about halfway done with the whole thing XD). Enjoy the craziness!~~~ More insane stuff is on the way!
BTW, to those curious, the only crack ship I take seriously (and love) is Ichigo X Deep Blue X3.
Just curious what made you love TMM do much? Did you just always really like it? Most dedicated magical girl fans usually love sailor moon the most (or from what I've seen haha). Great blog btw!!
While I do love Sailor Moon also, Tokyo Mew Mew beats it for me since it was my first Magical Girl anime (I couldn’t watch Sailor Moon when I was a kid because it was on cable during its peak and I didn’t have cable at the time.). It started with the manga and then I read the extra Ikumi wrote about it being an anime, so I searched for it online and it all went downhill from there XD.
As for my Youtube and Tumblr being full of TMM stuff, it just ending up being what I was known for online. I did try to post up different stuff on Youtube but those things usually ended up being taken down for the usual copyright reasons or people just didn’t watch them because it wasn’t Mew Mew XD. I recently started doing comparison videos for Mermaid Melody as well and I started getting comments asking “Does this mean you don’t like Tokyo Mew Mew anymore?” as if I’m only allowed to like one thing XDD.
Although I don’t really mind because it does seem that TMM is the anime I always go back to (that and Digimon when I’m in a shounen mood). It’s probably due to the nostalgia of it. I’m 28 and starting to feel my age lately. TMM always makes me feel like a kid again.
aa hello!! Umm, do you know if anything happened to Mia Ikumi? Her website is down and it looks like she hasn't worked on any manga in a while. (Sorry for bothering you about this; I just feel like if anyone has the slightest clue - it would be you.)
There has not been any news of anything bad happening to her, so I assume she’s doing okay. The last manga she did was Koi Cupid, which finished in 2008.
I’m guessing that she’s either on a temporary break from making manga or she doesn’t have any new story ideas yet (and even if she stops making manga for good, I still wish her the best). As for her website, it had been inactive for many years. Personal domain sites cost money, so there’s not really a point of paying to keep something up, especially if there were no plans for any future updates.
The names of Tokyo Mew Mew characters. Is it Pudding, Purin, or Bu-ling? Is her last name Fon, Fong or Huang?
She, her family, Ryou, Keiichiro, Zakuro (and any character who can pronounce Chinese) say Bu-Ling Huang. The other characters pronounce it as “Purin Fon” since that’s how the Kanji in her name is pronounced in Japanese. When she’s transformed, her name is written in katakana, so she’s only called “Pudding” in Mew Mew form.
Fong is how most English speakers pronounce Huang, so that’s why the manga translations used it.
So yeah, that’s one of the complicated things when figuring out a Chinese character’s proper name in anime XDD.
I’ve never heard them say “Bu-Ling” on the show, and “Purin” is not how they’d say that name, it’s literally a loan word for “pudding”.
I know, which is why she’s called Mew Pudding when transformed. Her name, when it’s written when she’s normal, it’s Chinese Kanji that are not load words. The Chinese characters literally mean “Walking Bell Yellow” with no connection to the food. The Japanese pronounce the characters as Purin so they can make a pun on her Mew name but it does not mean Pudding when normal. That and the fact that she is Chinese means that she is meant to be called Bu-Ling Huang/Mew Pudding. The Japanese used different writing systems to add to the whole secret identity thing to the whole civilian/Mew Mew thing. The problem is that it’s not that obvious to some viewers unless they see it written, especially if they’re not native speakers.
So in tokyo mew mew all of the mew mews seem to have an instrument. Ichigo has the bell, Lettuce has the castanets, Pudding has the tamborine, Mint has the arrow that looks like a harp. But I can't really tell what Zakuro's would be as an instrument. Now it looks like a cross linking back to her strong faith we see throughout her storyline, but do you have any thoughts on it being an instrument?