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2nd Apr '16 6:12:16 PM Orbiting
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* AllMythsAreTrue: Despite the characters' skepticism, all the rumors about the city being haunted by demon who play hide and seek with groups of eight people are completely true. [[spoiler:It makes sense; the leader of the demon was spreading the rumor to attract more kids to come and investigate it.]]

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* AllMythsAreTrue: Despite the characters' skepticism, all the rumors about the city being haunted by demon demons who play hide and seek with groups of eight people are completely true. [[spoiler:It makes sense; the leader of the demon demons was spreading the rumor to attract more kids to come and investigate it.]]



* AndThenJohnWasAZombie: [[spoiler:Hikkora becomes the host of the fifth demon and starts the next game of Hide and Seek.]]

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* AndThenJohnWasAZombie: [[spoiler:Hikkora becomes the host of the fifth demon Nine-Tailed Fox and starts the next game of Hide and Seek.]]
2nd Apr '16 6:10:36 PM Orbiting
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!!Provides examples of:

* AllMythsAreTrue

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!!This film provides
examples of:

* AllMythsAreTrueAllMythsAreTrue: Despite the characters' skepticism, all the rumors about the city being haunted by demon who play hide and seek with groups of eight people are completely true. [[spoiler:It makes sense; the leader of the demon was spreading the rumor to attract more kids to come and investigate it.]]



* [[spoiler:AndThenJohnWasAZombie]]

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* [[spoiler:AndThenJohnWasAZombie]]AndThenJohnWasAZombie: [[spoiler:Hikkora becomes the host of the fifth demon and starts the next game of Hide and Seek.]]



* BecomingTheMask: A [[UnderStatement slightly]] [[FateWorseThanDeath more literal case here.]]

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* BecomingTheMask: A [[UnderStatement slightly]] [[FateWorseThanDeath more literal case here.]]here]]; when the host of the fifth demon takes off its mask (which it only does when it reveals its true nature to its victim), you see that there's nothing remotely human underneath anymore.



* CreepyChild: A few of the players, including [[spoiler:the Sorincha-imposter, and Hikkora]] at the end.
* CreepyTwins: Subverted. Despite their creepy silence and [[RedEyesTakeWarning glowing eyes]], they never do any evil at all.
* CuteMute: It's hard to say if she can really be called "cute," since her face is covered by a fox-mask, but the lone female player doesn't speak, and her mask/costume are pretty cute...[[spoiler:Neither the muteness nor the cuteness lasts.]]
* [[spoiler:DemonicPossession: What the Fifth Demon is doing.]]

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* CreepyChild: A few of the players, players ([[CoughSnarkCough cough cough the twins, cough cough]]), including [[spoiler:the Sorincha-imposter, and Hikkora]] at the end.
* CreepyTwins: Subverted. Despite their creepy silence and [[RedEyesTakeWarning glowing eyes]], they never do any anything evil at all.
* CuteMute: It's hard to say if she can really be called "cute," since her face is covered by a fox-mask, but the lone female player doesn't speak, and her mask/costume are is pretty cute...[[spoiler:Neither the muteness nor the cuteness lasts.]]
* [[spoiler:DemonicPossession: What DemonicPossession: [[spoiler:What the Fifth Demon is doing.doing to the play who survived the longest.]]



** She [[CassandraTruth speaks plenty]], its just not with [[spoiler: the VoiceOfTheLegion]] until the endgame.

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** She [[CassandraTruth speaks plenty]], plenty]] (though only in the opening voiceover), its just not with [[spoiler: the VoiceOfTheLegion]] until the endgame.



* GlowingEyesOfDoom: [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] with the [[CreepyTwins twins]]. Played straight with the demons.
* HuntingTheMostDangerousGame

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* GlowingEyesOfDoom: [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] with the [[CreepyTwins twins]].twins]], who look evil but aren't. Played straight with the demons.
* HuntingTheMostDangerousGameHuntingTheMostDangerousGame: The five demons hunt down the human children in the city.



* [[spoiler:KillEmAll]]: [[spoiler: Or rather, kill all but Hikkora. He just gets possessed by the main demon - arguably a FateWorseThanDeath.]]

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* [[spoiler:KillEmAll]]: KillEmAll: [[spoiler: Or rather, kill all but Hikkora. He just gets possessed by the main demon - arguably a FateWorseThanDeath.]]



* [[spoiler:LivingBattery: The machines use the children they captured for this.]]
* {{Mecha}}: The demons's designs are partly based on this.

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* [[spoiler:LivingBattery: The LivingBattery: [[spoiler:The machines use the children they captured for this.]]
* {{Mecha}}: The demons's demons' designs are partly based on this.this, looking like living wooden machines.



* OminousFog: Appears at the end.

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* OminousFog: Appears at the end.end, [[spoiler:at the start of the ''next'' game of hide and seek.]]



* [[spoiler:PoweredByAForsakenChild:]] What happens to the children who play the game and lose? [[spoiler:Their bodies are taken to the center of the town and are plugged into strange machines--their LifeEnergy is used to light up the town.]]
* RedEyesTakeWarning: [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] with the [[CreepyTwins twins]]. Played straight with the demons.

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* [[spoiler:PoweredByAForsakenChild:]] PoweredByAForsakenChild: What happens to the children who play the game and lose? [[spoiler:Their bodies are taken to the center of the town and are plugged into strange machines--their machines- their LifeEnergy is used to light up the town.]]
* RedEyesTakeWarning: [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] with the [[CreepyTwins twins]]. twins]]; despite looking evil, they never doing anything remotely harmful. Played straight with the demons.demons, whose eye are also a glowing red.



* [[spoiler: SchmuckBait: The Nine-Tailed Fox tells the children exactly how to reach the arena and specifically of the demons to pique their interests.]] [[CassandraTruth The kids naturally don't listen]].

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* [[spoiler: SchmuckBait: The [[spoiler:The Nine-Tailed Fox tells the children exactly how to reach the arena and specifically of about how the demons to pique their interests.kill the children who go in there.]] [[CassandraTruth The kids naturally don't listen]].



* SiblingTeam: The twins, plus Sorincha and Hikkora kinda.

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* SiblingTeam: The twins, plus Sorincha and Hikkora kinda.Hikkora... kinda. [[spoiler:He doesn't ''know'' it's her when they team up (since her face is hidden and she doesn't talk), though he realizes there's something familiar about her.]]



* ThereAreNoAdults: No adults are seen or even referred to in this short--no, no one even mentions having parents. (Early concept art shows that originally, there ''were'' going to be adults in the town, but any adult who came in to find their children was turned into a featureless, mindless zombie.)
* [[spoiler: TooDumbToLive:]] All the kids but especially Noshiga for not listening when Sorincha [[spoiler: the BigBad tells them explicitly about all the dangers that they promptly disregard as fairy tales until its too late.]]

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* ThereAreNoAdults: No adults are seen or even referred to in this short--no, short-- no, no one even mentions having parents. (Early concept art shows that originally, there ''were'' going to be adults in the town, but any adult who came in to find their children was turned into a featureless, mindless zombie.)
* [[spoiler: TooDumbToLive:]] TooDumbToLive: All the kids kids, but especially Noshiga and co. for not listening when Sorincha [[spoiler: the BigBad Nine-Tailed fox tells them explicitly about all the dangers that they promptly disregard as fairy tales until its too late.]]



** [[spoiler: The "winner" - basically, the last one standing - is possessed by the final demon, is made "it", and is used to lure in more children, as we see with Hikkora in the end. Not to mention, and on a side note, the same thing probably happened to Sorincha earlier (off-screen) before "she" passes her brother the baton figuratively speaking, as it is highly likely that she was the previous "winner"; and that would explain why Hikkora thinks he is seeing and hearing his sister at first even though she is not the same anymore since the Fifth Demon has taken over her.]]

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** [[spoiler: The "winner" - basically, the last one standing - is possessed by the final demon, is made "it", and is used to lure in more children, as we see with Hikkora in the end. Not to mention, and on a side note, the same thing probably happened to Sorincha earlier (off-screen) before "she" passes her brother the baton figuratively speaking, as it is highly likely that she was the previous "winner"; and that would explain why Hikkora thinks he is seeing and hearing his sister at first even though she is not the same anymore since the Fifth Demon has taken over her.]]
10th Nov '15 11:46:44 AM Black_Diesel
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22nd Nov '14 3:33:55 AM Coldblood
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* {{Mecha}}: The demons's designs are partly based on this.



* {{Mecha}}: The demons's designs are partly based on this.
22nd Nov '14 3:30:57 AM Coldblood
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* DirtyCoward: Noshiga, full stop.
22nd Nov '14 3:29:28 AM Coldblood
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* BecomingTheMask: A [[Understatement slightly]] [[FateWorseThanDeath more literal case here.]]

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* BecomingTheMask: A [[Understatement [[UnderStatement slightly]] [[FateWorseThanDeath more literal case here.]]
22nd Nov '14 3:29:02 AM Coldblood
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* BecomingTheMask: A [[Understatement slightly]] [[FateWorseThanDeath more literal case here.]]
22nd Nov '14 3:25:03 AM Coldblood
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* ExactWords: Yaimao told Hikkora to find Sorincha. [[ItGotWorse Hoo Boy]].

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* ExactWords: Yaimao told Hikkora to find Sorincha. [[ItGotWorse [[FromBadToWorse Hoo Boy]].
22nd Nov '14 3:24:04 AM Coldblood
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* ExactWords: Yaimao told Hikkora to find Sorincha. [[ItGotWorse Hoo Boy]].


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* OhCrap: When Hikkora realizes that [[spoiler: Sorincha is the fifth demon]].
22nd Nov '14 3:16:36 AM Coldblood
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* [[spoiler: TooDumbToLive:]] All the kids but especially Noshiga for not listening when Sorincha [[spoiler: the BigBad tells them explicitly about all the dangers that they promptly disregard as fairy tales until its too late.]]
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