History Characters / Area88

28th Jan '16 4:42:28 PM arisboch
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* AmbiguouslyBrown: Western viewers may have thought him Indian due to the turban. Later issuses of the manga that didn't make it to the states, however reveal the Bambera family. The real world Bambera ethnic group is composed of Black Africans.
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* AmbiguouslyBrown: Western viewers may have thought him Indian due to the turban. Later issuses of the manga that didn't make it to the states, however reveal the Bambera Bambara family. The real world Bambera [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bambara_people Bambara ethnic group group]] is composed of Black Africans.
15th Jan '16 4:11:38 PM Nopperabo
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Oops. Moved "Hollywood Pudgy" to YMMV page.
* HollywoodPudgy: He's referred to as fat in the manga. He's stout (but nowhere near obese) compared to the rest of the rail-thin cast.
15th Jan '16 4:10:45 PM Nopperabo
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* HollywoodPudgy: He's referred to as fat in the manga. He's stout (but nowhere near obese) compared to the rest of the rail-thin cast.
8th Jan '16 1:22:34 PM Nopperabo
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* {{Guyliner}}: His eyelashes are pronounced in the 2004 TV anime.

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* CoolPlane: In manga issues that didn't make it stateside, he purchases an A-10 Thunderbolt, a state of the art aircraft at the time.
17th Nov '15 7:59:34 PM Nopperabo
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* AmbiguouslyGay: In the TV series, he's seen reading ''Playgirl'' magazine.
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* AmbiguouslyGay: In the TV series, he's seen reading ''Playgirl'' magazine. Subverted in the manga -- despite ample HoYay, Mickey only shows romantic interest in women.

* AdaptationDyeJob: He has blond hair in the manga, wheat-colored hair when he appears in the background of the OVA, and grey hair in the ''Area 88: Etranger 1995" video game.
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* AdaptationDyeJob: He has blond hair in the manga, wheat-colored hair when he appears in the background of the OVA, and grey hair in the ''Area 88: Etranger 1995" 1995'' video game.

* AdaptationDyeJob: He has blond hair CharacterizationMarchesOn: Benson is depicted as childish and selfish in the manga, wheat-colored hair when he appears in the background first issue of the OVA, and grey hair in the ''Area 88: Etranger 1995" video game.manga. Several issues later, he's a lot more subdued.

* AdaptationDyeJob: He has blond hair in DrugsAreBad: In the manga, wheat-colored hair when he appears in Abdael is a drug addict. At the background end of the OVA, and grey hair manga, Abdael stumbles through Asran City in the ''Area 88: Etranger 1995" video game.a drug-induced haze before Saki catches up with him.

* FunctionalAddict: In the manga, Abdael is a drug addict. Played straight at first, then subverted at the end of the manga, when Abdael stumbles through Asran City in a drug-induced haze.
17th Nov '15 7:52:14 PM Nopperabo
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* AdaptationDyeJob: He has blond hair in the manga, wheat-colored hair when he appears in the background of the OVA, and grey hair in the ''Area 88: Etranger 1995" video game.
27th Oct '15 9:45:38 AM Nopperabo
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* DroppedABridgeOnHim: After receiving ample character development, Hoover unceremoniously dies off-screen during battle.
26th Aug '15 10:35:39 AM Nopperabo
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* GloryDays: He went from being a NATO aerial commanded who trained pilots over Mont Blanc to a mercenary working in a third world backwater.
17th Aug '15 2:19:08 PM Nopperabo
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* SeventiesHair: He has long hair that almost touches his shoulders, and long sideburns to boot.
15th Aug '15 3:06:41 AM WildGoose
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Kim uses the USMC's Harrier II - note the anime, where he uses Sparrow missiles in one occasion. The standard RAF Harrier lacks radar.
-> Favorite Aircraft: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawker_Siddeley_Harrier Harrier]]
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-> Favorite Aircraft: [[http://en.[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawker_Siddeley_Harrier Harrier]]org/wiki/McDonnell_Douglas_AV-8B_Harrier_II AV-8B Harrier II]]
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