History Characters / Area88

16th Apr '18 1:57:30 PM ChaoticNovelist
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* BadassGrandpa: Even in his autumn years, Roundel is a skilled fighter pilot.




to:

* OldSoldier: Even in his autumn years, Roundel is a skilled fighter pilot.
4th Apr '18 12:45:47 PM Nopperabo
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* BeneathTheMask: In the manga and OVA, Mickey presents a friendly, upbeat exterior to others. From time to time, the mask slips, allowing viewers to see the cynicism, regret, and despair underneath.



* MrFanservice: In the manga, he gets several shirtless scenes.



* StepfordSmiler: [[BeneathTheMask Type A]] with shades of [[ShellShockedVeteran type C]]. He veils his war trauma, cynicism, and regret with a friendly exterior.

to:

* StepfordSmiler: [[BeneathTheMask Type A]] Primarily of the depressed type, with shades of [[ShellShockedVeteran type C]].the unstable type]]. He veils his war trauma, cynicism, and regret with a friendly exterior.



* TheVietnamVet: He served as a fighter pilot in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.

to:

* TheVietnamVet: He served as a fighter pilot in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.War, which took a [[ShellShockedVeteran heavy psychological toll]] on him.
3rd Apr '18 1:10:38 PM Nopperabo
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* AffablyEvil: Even though he's a mercenary who has no moral qualms about killing for pay or taking part in an ugly war, he's very friendly and talkative.

to:

* AffablyEvil: Even though he's a mercenary who has no moral qualms about killing for pay or taking part in an ugly war, he's very friendly and talkative. His PetTheDog moments in the manga and OVA help to make him sympathetic.


Added DiffLines:

* PetTheDog: [=McCoy=] has kind-hearted moments when he's not committing dubious acts for profit.
** In the manga and OVA, he gives Shin free ramen after returning from an overseas trip, telling Shin that he's a good customer.
** In the manga, [=McCoy=] rides in the ambulance with an injured Shin and urges Shin not to move too much.
27th Mar '18 12:30:37 PM Nopperabo
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Foreshadowing: Saki is giving a bit of {{Exposition}} in which he outlines the only three ways to leave Area 88, the third being "deserting". At the mention of this word, the three pilots (whom we are not yet privy to their purpose), overhear that word and noticeably look up from their own private conversation.
* Leitmotif: When the three pilots arrive and it is revealed that they are Black, a kind of "funk" style music plays as they exit their planes.

to:

* Foreshadowing: {{Foreshadowing}}: Saki is giving a bit of {{Exposition}} in which he outlines the only three ways to leave Area 88, the third being "deserting". At the mention of this word, the three pilots (whom we are not yet privy to their purpose), overhear that word and noticeably look up from their own private conversation.
* Leitmotif: {{Leitmotif}}: When the three pilots arrive and it is revealed that they are Black, a kind of "funk" style music plays as they exit their planes.



* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Lavender Hair]]

to:

* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Lavender Hair]]Hair]]: She's depicted with lavender hair in the OVA and TV anime.



* EvenEvilHasStandards: [[spoiler:She cannot bring herself to kill Soria. She arranges for Soria's cryogenic chamber to be transported outside of Asran before burning down Soria's tomb.]]



* [[spoiler:KarmaHoudini: She's never held accountable for her crimes.]]

to:

* [[spoiler:KarmaHoudini: She's KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler:She's never held accountable for her crimes.]]
18th Sep '17 1:21:19 PM ChaoticNovelist
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* BadassPrincess: She's a member of the Asranian royal family ''and'' a skilled fighter pilot.



* InSeriesNickname: Mickey calls her "Princess", which is [[BadassPrincess entirely deliberate]].

to:

* InSeriesNickname: Mickey calls her "Princess", which is [[BadassPrincess [[RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething entirely deliberate]].
11th Jul '17 3:09:35 PM Nopperabo
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* AdaptationDyeJob: He has blond hair in the manga and TV series, but brown hair in the OVA.

to:

* AdaptationDyeJob: He has blond hair in the manga and TV series, but brown hair in the OVA. Kaoru Shintani's official art depicts him with every shade of hair imaginable, from off-white to dark brown.
8th Jun '17 3:45:40 AM jormis29
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* [[spoiler:YouCantGoHomeAgain: In the OVA series, where he forgoes a chance at reuniting with Ryoko in order to go back to Area88.]]

to:

* [[spoiler:YouCantGoHomeAgain: In the OVA series, where he forgoes a chance at reuniting with Ryoko in order to go back to Area88.Area 88.]]
25th Apr '17 6:40:14 PM Nopperabo
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* {{Hypocrite}}: Hoover was devastated when he thought his actions led to the accidental deaths of several pilots back in Europe. What does he do to escape his painful past? He becomes a mercenary and ''kills enemy pilots for a living.''



* MyGreatestFailure: Hoover blames himself for the deaths of several pilots during a training exercise back in Europe.


Added DiffLines:

* MoralMyopia: Hoover was devastated when he thought his actions led to the accidental deaths of several pilots back in Europe. What does he do to escape his painful past? He becomes a mercenary and ''kills enemy pilots for a living.''
* MyGreatestFailure: Hoover blames himself for the deaths of several pilots during a training exercise back in Europe.
10th Apr '17 8:50:56 PM Nopperabo
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* 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 Bambara family. The real world [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bambara_people Bambara ethnic group]] is composed of Black Africans.

to:

* AmbiguouslyBrown: Western viewers may have thought him Indian due to the turban. Later issuses issues of the manga that didn't make it to the states, however reveal the Bambara family. The real world [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bambara_people Bambara ethnic group]] is composed of Black Africans.



* 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. A Japanese fan-developed card game depicts him with dark brown hair.

to:

* 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. A Japanese [[http://sp.pf-img-a.mbga.jp/12011959?url=http://m-area-mainsp.alggames.net/img/sp/card/C_P_0521_l.gif fan-developed card game game]] depicts him with dark brown hair.
26th Mar '17 11:27:11 AM Nopperabo
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* 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. A [[http://エリア88.labswiki.com/%E3%83%95%E3%83%BC%E3%83%90%E3%83%BC%E3%83%BB%E3%82%AD%E3%83%83%E3%83%9A%E3%83%B3%E3%83%99%E3%83%AB%E3%82%B0%E3%80%90HL%E3%80%91%EF%BC%883%EF%BC%89 Japanese fan-developed card game]] depicts him with dark brown hair.

to:

* 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. A [[http://エリア88.labswiki.com/%E3%83%95%E3%83%BC%E3%83%90%E3%83%BC%E3%83%BB%E3%82%AD%E3%83%83%E3%83%9A%E3%83%B3%E3%83%99%E3%83%AB%E3%82%B0%E3%80%90HL%E3%80%91%EF%BC%883%EF%BC%89 Japanese fan-developed card game]] game depicts him with dark brown hair.
This list shows the last 10 events of 350. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Characters.Area88