History AdultFear / AnimeAndManga

20th Apr '17 3:17:33 PM MajinAkuma
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** Some heroes have to deal with the possibility of leaving their children orphaned if they die in the line of duty, which is exactly what happened to Kouta when his parents were killed. For this reason, this is why [[spoiler: Nana Shimura, All Might's predecessor]], gave away their child for adoption to a civilian family to keep their child from heartbreak and danger.
** Izuku's mother crying and apologizing to her son for being quirkless. Being a quirkless person in this world is almost equal to being disabled. In Eastern countries (especially Japan or China), when a child is born disabled, the blame usually would fall on the mother. Later on, she saw her son willingly mutilating his own body for the sake of his dream on live television and she had to cope with Izuku being targeted by a villain in a public area when he was out with his friends.

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** Some heroes have to deal with the possibility of leaving their children orphaned if they die in the line of duty, which is exactly what happened to Kouta when his parents were killed. For this reason, this is why [[spoiler: Nana [[spoiler:Nana Shimura, All Might's predecessor]], gave away their child for adoption to a civilian family to keep their child from heartbreak and danger.
** Izuku's Midoriya's mother crying and apologizing to her son for being quirkless. Being a quirkless person in this world is almost equal to being disabled. In Eastern countries (especially Japan or China), when a child is born disabled, the blame usually would fall on the mother. Later on, she saw her son willingly mutilating his own body for the sake of his dream on live television and she had to cope with Izuku Midoriya being targeted by a villain in a public area when he was out with his friends.
11th Apr '17 10:43:50 PM gjjones
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* ''Anime/TheTaleOfPrincessKaguya'': A toddler Kaguya strays from her father in the woods and gets nearly attacked by a wild boar. Luckily, she's rescued.

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* ''Anime/TheTaleOfPrincessKaguya'': ''Anime/TheTaleOfThePrincessKaguya'': A toddler Kaguya strays from her father in the woods and gets nearly attacked by a wild boar. Luckily, she's rescued.
6th Apr '17 9:52:10 PM nombretomado
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** ''PokemonSpecial'' and ''Manga/PhantomThiefPokemon7'' in particular prey on the "What if your young child is kidnapped and they can't be found?" fear.

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** ''PokemonSpecial'' ''Manga/PokemonSpecial'' and ''Manga/PhantomThiefPokemon7'' in particular prey on the "What if your young child is kidnapped and they can't be found?" fear.
23rd Dec '16 7:16:48 AM SenseiLeRoof
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** There's also the ''massive'' amounts of abuse in general, and ''specially'' child abuse/neglection, both physical and psychological. Most of the characters are able to escape or overcome it by the end of the series, but it's still horrifying, especially considering how well most of it is covered up. And it's made even worse when [[spoiler:the biggest of the abusers... turns out to have been [[TroubledAbuser one of the most abused victims]]. [[EvilIsPetty For a really selfish and petty reason, too]].]]

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** There's also the ''massive'' amounts of abuse in general, and ''specially'' ''especially'' child abuse/neglection, abuse/neglect, both physical and psychological. Most of the characters are able to escape or overcome it by the end of the series, but it's still horrifying, especially considering how well most of it is covered up. And it's made even worse when [[spoiler:the biggest of the abusers... turns out to have been [[TroubledAbuser one of the most abused victims]]. [[EvilIsPetty For a really selfish and petty reason, too]].]]
22nd Dec '16 2:10:34 PM Jake18
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** The Chapel children. They were all the result of a group of women being given, without their knowledge, drugs that altered the development their unborn children. Not only that, but the parents are unable to properly care for their children because ''they're all afraid of them''. [[spoiler:Worse, though the children take on adult roles in the town they run, it becomes evident that the kids still need the love and support of their parents.]]

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** The Chapel children. They were all the result of a group of women being given, without their knowledge, drugs that altered the development of their unborn children. Not only that, but the parents are unable to properly care for their children because ''they're all afraid of them''. [[spoiler:Worse, though the children take on adult roles in the town they run, it becomes evident that the kids still need the love and support of their parents.]]
22nd Dec '16 2:26:36 AM Mhazard
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* ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica''. One girl has gone missing, another girl found dead, and their friend is very troubled by all that- but refuses any help from anyone. The mother of the latter is seen in the 11th episode, and doesn't cry because she tries to assure herself that the girl can probably handle the stress given enough time. Her mother must have felt powerless and desperate, seeing her once cheerful and gentle daughter grow so distant and detached.

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* ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica''. ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica''
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One girl has gone missing, another girl found dead, and their friend is very troubled by all that- but refuses any help from anyone. The mother of the latter is seen in the 11th episode, and doesn't cry because she tries to assure herself that the girl can probably handle the stress given enough time. Her mother must have felt powerless and desperate, seeing her once cheerful and gentle daughter grow so distant and detached.


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** Kyubey is guilty of the crime of [[spoiler:HUMAN TRAFFICKING, and his exploitative recruitment methods are comparable to Child Porn. A ManipulativeBastard who uses the emotion and desperation of little girls in order to scam them into a DealWithTheDevil and force them in a dangerous job as enslaved prostitutes, er, "Magical Girls". Plus, being InvisibleToNormals means that those who contracts cant talk about him to anyone lest people think they're crazy.]]
19th Dec '16 5:55:54 AM MsZephy7
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** Goku falling ill and being completely helpless in the Android saga from an unknown virus and suffering incredible pain throughout it. His family and friends could do very little but watch and hope the medicine was working. All the while Goku is being hunted down by androids trying to kill him.
15th Dec '16 11:15:10 AM MsZephy7
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** In the movie ''[[Anime/DragonBallZBrolyTheLegendarySuperSaiyan Broly - the Legendary Super Saiyan]]'', Broly maniacally asked Goku how much he loved his son, implying Gohan would be his next target, [[PapaWolf Goku]] immediately ordered Gohan to run. But despite Goku's efforts, Broly almost manages to kill the unconscious Gohan, if not for the timely arrival of Piccolo.
4th Dec '16 3:14:14 PM Gamermaster
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** Not to mention the Wolkenritter's perspective as they have to deal with the fear of losing a loved one.

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** Not to mention *** And then there's the Wolkenritter's perspective perspective, as they have to deal with the fear of losing a loved one.one to illness.
4th Dec '16 3:13:39 PM Gamermaster
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** Not to mention the Wolkenritter's perspective as they have to deal with the fear of losing a loved one.
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