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13. "RE: Playlist/Mental Concert: AON x HTT"
In response to message #12
 
   >>So in 'normal' Japanese it would be written 五人, 'go-nin',
>>'5-people'.
>
>Someone involved with the song production for K-On! likes
>playing with numbers; there are several songs with Arabic numerals in
>the titles, and one of the recurring "insert" songs HTT plays on
>screen several times over the course of the series, "Gohan wa Okazu",
>contains an untranslatable pun based on the number 5. The chorus
>involves repeated chanting of the line, "Ichi, ni, san, shi, go-ha-n,"
>which is basically "one, two, three, four,
>five-and-also-the-first-syllable-of-rice". :)

Yeah, anime people do seem to be inveterate punsters. Consider the title of "My-HiME", which is a four-way cross-language pun all by itself.

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 Playlist/Mental Concert: AON x HTT [View All] Gryphonadmin Sep-01-14 TOP
   Source Addendum Gryphonadmin Sep-02-14 1
   song of the day, 2014.09.04 Gryphonadmin Sep-04-14 2
      song of the day, 2014.20.04 Gryphonadmin Sep-20-14 6
   RE: Playlist/Mental Concert: AON x HTT DaPatman89 Sep-06-14 3
      RE: Playlist/Mental Concert: AON x HTT SpottedKitty Sep-06-14 4
          RE: Playlist/Mental Concert: AON x HTT Gryphonadmin Sep-06-14 5
              RE: Playlist/Mental Concert: AON x HTT zojojojo Sep-20-14 7
   RE: Playlist/Mental Concert: AON x HTT Gryphonadmin Sep-25-14 8
   RE: Playlist/Mental Concert: AON x HTT Croaker Sep-26-14 9
      RE: Playlist/Mental Concert: AON x HTT Gryphonadmin Sep-26-14 10
          RE: Playlist/Mental Concert: AON x HTT Croaker Sep-26-14 11
              RE: Playlist/Mental Concert: AON x HTT Gryphonadmin Sep-26-14 12
                 RE: Playlist/Mental Concert: AON x HTT Croaker Sep-27-14 13
                      RE: Playlist/Mental Concert: AON x HTT Gryphonadmin Sep-27-14 14
                          RE: Playlist/Mental Concert: AON x HTT Nathan Sep-27-14 15


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