History Characters / Akira

29th Mar '17 11:34:22 AM Tightwire
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* HoYay: Kai comes off as a bit too close to Yamagata in the anime, and it's much more obvious in the movie. WordOfGod is that Kai is gay and has a bit of a crush on Yamagata, who is straight.
29th Mar '17 11:32:38 AM Tightwire
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* HoYay: Kai comes off as a bit too close to Yamagata in the anime, and it's much more obvious in the movie. WordOfGod is that Kai is gay and has a bit of a crush on Yamagata, who is straight.
28th Feb '17 5:10:27 PM DodgerJ25
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->Kiyoko is voiced by: Sachie Ito (JP), Melora Harte (EN, Streamline dub), Creator/SandyFox (EN, Animaze dub), Isabel Martiñón (LA, first dub), Rossy Aguirre (LA, second dub)
->Takashi is voiced by: Tatsuhiko Nakamura (JP), Creator/BarbaraGoodson (EN, Streamline dub), Cody [=MacKenzie=] (EN, Animaze dub), Víctor Ugarte (LA, first dub), Kalimba Marichal (LA, second dub)

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->Kiyoko is voiced by: Sachie Ito (JP), Melora Harte (EN, Streamline dub), Creator/SandyFox (EN, Animaze dub), Isabel Martiñón (LA, first dub), Rossy Aguirre Creator/RossyAguirre (LA, second dub)
->Takashi is voiced by: Tatsuhiko Nakamura (JP), Creator/BarbaraGoodson (EN, Streamline dub), Cody [=MacKenzie=] (EN, Animaze dub), Víctor Ugarte Creator/VictorUgarte (LA, first dub), Kalimba Marichal (LA, second dub)



->Voiced by: Creator/TakeshiKusao (JP), Creator/BobBergen (EN, Streamline dub), Creator/MatthewMercer (EN, Animaze dub), Gabriel Ramos (LA, first dub), Ricardo Mendoza (LA, second dub)

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->Voiced by: Creator/TakeshiKusao (JP), Creator/BobBergen (EN, Streamline dub), Creator/MatthewMercer (EN, Animaze dub), Gabriel Ramos (LA, first dub), Ricardo Mendoza Creator/RicardoMendoza (LA, second dub)
28th Feb '17 11:02:24 AM varkarrus
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** In one of the last chapters its explained that awakening shredded his personality and that the same could happen to Tetsuo.
18th Jan '17 9:33:16 AM simonsolly
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* BodyHorror: One of the most iconic scenes from the anime involves this. He also suffers from this in the manga, but over a longer period of time.

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* BlobMonster: His mutated form is a flesh version of this.
* BodyHorror: One of the most iconic scenes from the anime involves this. Due to a SuperPowerMeltdown, his body starts to mutate into the epitome of this trope. He also suffers from this in the manga, but over a longer period of time.



* ClippedWingAngel: His fetus-thing transformation is terribly strong, but he doesn't have any control of it so attacks at random, making it less dangerous. Also, it slowly and painfully kills him.



* FetusTerrible: His mutated form resembles this.



* PowerMakesYourHairGrow: During the story, his hair becomes longer and more spiky. Inverted when he becomes a [[BodyHorror huge flesh blob.]]



* SpikesOfVillainy: Tetsuo's hair. Becomes a lot more defined when he starts using his powers.
5th Jan '17 5:14:53 AM Farnham
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* [[AFatherToHisMen A Mother To Her Followers]]: She deeply cares for her followers and anyone under her protection. [[spoiler:When Sakaki is morally wounded by the Colonel's soldiers, Miyako senses her death and screams the girl's name. She grieves her loss for the rest of the manga]].

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* [[AFatherToHisMen A Mother To Her Followers]]: She deeply cares for her followers and anyone under her protection. [[spoiler:When Sakaki is morally mortally wounded by the Colonel's soldiers, Miyako senses her death and screams the girl's name. She grieves her loss for the rest of the manga]].



* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: She goes to battle a mutated Tetsuo with a couple of her followers so Kiyoko and Masaru can be protected, despite Tetsuo being way more powerful than them]].

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* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: She goes to battle a mutated Tetsuo with a couple of her most powerful followers so Kiyoko and Masaru can be protected, despite Tetsuo being way more powerful than them]].all of them combined]].



* ParentalSubstitute: Is possibly this to Mozu, Miki, and Sakakai, who were likely orphans taken in by her church.

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* ParentalSubstitute: Is possibly this to Mozu, Miki, and Sakakai, Sakaki, who were likely orphans taken in by her church.



* LeanAndMean: Miki is noticeably thinner than the other girls, but she's not really mean, as she has close friendships with Mozu and Sakaki. She's just ruthless and very dedicated to bringing Akira to Lady Miyako.

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* LeanAndMean: Miki is noticeably thinner than the other girls, but she's not really mean, as she has a close friendships with Mozu and Sakaki. She's just ruthless and very dedicated to bringing Akira to Lady Miyako.



* MonsterClown: Averted in the manga where he becomes a pretty friendly, as well as a valuable ally in the battle against Tetsuo towards the end.

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* MonsterClown: Averted in the manga where he becomes a pretty friendly, as well as a valuable ally in the battle against Tetsuo towards the end.



* WouldHurtAChild: [[spoiler: In the final book of the manga, he shoots Akira to prevent an impending psychic explosion. Though it was clear that he was very reluctant in doing the act]].

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* WouldHurtAChild: [[spoiler: In the final book of the manga, he shoots Akira to prevent an impending psychic explosion. explosion that would have been powerful enough to destroy the world. Though it was clear that he was very ''very'' reluctant in doing the act]].
5th Jan '17 5:04:01 AM Farnham
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* WillingChanneler: What her power is. She can serve a spiritual conduit for the Espers, allowing her to use their PsychicPowers and do things the Espers themselves cannot. In the manga, it is shown more explicitly; at one point, she had to cleanse herself in a ritual bath to get rid of all physical and mental impurities before using her powers.

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* WillingChanneler: What her power is. She can serve as a spiritual conduit for the Espers, allowing her to use their PsychicPowers and do things the Espers themselves cannot. In the manga, it is shown more explicitly; at one point, she had to cleanse herself in a ritual bath to get rid of all physical and mental impurities before using her powers.



* ActionSurvivor: In TheMovie, he is one of the only four survivors. He also survives everything in the manga, though not unscathed.

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* ActionSurvivor: In TheMovie, he is one of the only four survivors.survivors that are shown. He also survives everything in the manga, though not unscathed.



* BloodKnight: While he is the OnlySaneMan of the military, Shikishima does not hesitate to enjoy a good fight, as being a soldier is the one thing he can do best.

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* BloodKnight: While he is the OnlySaneMan of the military, Shikishima does not hesitate to enjoy a good fight, as being a soldier is the one thing he can do best. In the latter half of the manga, after his organization is gone and he is isolated from the rest of the military due to Neo Tokyo's destruction, he engages in numerous battles himself.



* OnlySaneMan: The movie can give this impression of him, given that he is dealing with heavily corrupt politicians on one side and researchers who [[ForScience don't seem willing to balance the potential benefits of their research against the demonstrably severe risks.]] He's trying to run the research program while also trying to minimize the risk to the surrounding city.

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* OnlySaneMan: The movie can give this impression of him, given that he is dealing with heavily corrupt politicians on one side and researchers who [[ForScience don't seem willing to balance the potential benefits of their research against the demonstrably severe risks.]] He's trying to run the research program while also trying to minimize the risk to the surrounding city.city and the world.



* WellIntentionedExtremist: He's willing to do anything to protect his country, including [[spoiler: starting a secret project that uses psychic children as political/military weapons, and using a government-owned laser satellite to kill a psychic teenager. In the anime, he overthrows the government in a military coup]].

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* WellIntentionedExtremist: He's willing to do anything to protect his country, including [[spoiler: starting a secret project that uses psychic children as political/military weapons, and using a government-owned laser satellite to kill a psychic teenager. In the anime, he He also overthrows the government in a military coup]].coup right before Neo Tokyo's destruction]].
29th Sep '16 1:31:26 PM Scoutstr295
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* AdaptationalHeroism: While he's by no means perfect in the movie either, many of Kaneda nastier traits from the manga are suspiciously absent from the movie.

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* AdaptationalHeroism: While he's by no means perfect in the movie either, many of Kaneda Kaneda's nastier traits from the manga are suspiciously absent from the movie.
19th Sep '16 8:16:35 PM Randomfan11
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* ParentalSurrogate: Is possibly this to Mozu, Miki, and Sakakai, who were likely orphans taken in by her church.
* ProphetEyes

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* ParentalSurrogate: ParentalSubstitute: Is possibly this to Mozu, Miki, and Sakakai, who were likely orphans taken in by her church.
* ProphetEyesProphetEyes: Has milky, clouded eyes to visually represent her blindness. Also possesses clairvoyance, which allows her to sense present-day events as they happen around her.


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* SharpDressedMan: He's more cleanly dressed than his fellow Capsule gangsters, including wearing a tie with his outfit.
14th Sep '16 10:37:21 AM FF32
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* DeathByAdaptation: [[spoiler:Ryu dies in the film, but he survives in the manga]].
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