History Characters / Area88

26th Jul '16 12:20:52 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* HimeCut



* YamatoNadeshiko: Played straight in the TV series.
** Deconstructed in the manga. Her love and loyalty to Shin make her an easy target for Kanzaki's manipulation.
** In the manga, she lacks the maturity and wisdom of the traditional Yamato Nadeshiko, making her a possible subversion of this trope as well.

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* YamatoNadeshiko: Played straight in the TV series.
** Deconstructed in the manga. Her love and loyalty to Shin make her an easy target for Kanzaki's manipulation.
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series. In the manga, she lacks the maturity and wisdom of the traditional Yamato Nadeshiko, making her a possible subversion downplaying of this trope as well.trope.
15th Jul '16 5:26:57 PM Scabbard
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* ArrestedForHeroism: In the OVA, he stops a robbery by throwing a knife into the robber's sholder. He spends a night in a Paris jail for his trouble.

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* ArrestedForHeroism: In the OVA, he stops a robbery by throwing a knife into the robber's sholder.shoulder. He spends a night in a Paris jail for his trouble.
11th Jul '16 7:56:25 AM Nopperabo
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* PlotArmor: Shin survives injuries and dangerous situations that logically should have killed him. Then again, if Shin were killed off, there would be no story.
30th Jun '16 2:48:54 PM Nopperabo
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* AffablyEvil: He's friendly and disarming, and he seems to genuinely like Shin. He also insists on trying to kill Shin in the air instead of doing so "in the dark" on the ground.


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* ConsummateProfessional: After Shin defeats him in aerial combat, Charlie refuses to reveal who hired him. He takes the secret to his grave.


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* NobleDemon: Charlie adheres to a code of conduct. For example, he tries to kill Shin honorably in combat, even though he admits that it would have been easier to kill Shin quietly on the ground.
25th Jun '16 4:56:03 PM Nopperabo
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* [[{{EvenEvilHasStandards}} Even Mercenaries Have Standards]]: He's shocked when he learns that Saki wants to use nuclear weapons against the anti-government forces in the manga.

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* [[{{EvenEvilHasStandards}} Even Mercenaries Have Standards]]: Standards]]:
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He's shocked when he learns that Saki wants to use nuclear weapons against the anti-government forces in the manga.manga.
** Even though he is a soldier of fortune, Mickey still values his fellow soldiers and resents Saki for taking the pilots for granted. In the manga and OVA, Mickey is stunned when he learns that Shin has been working without sleep and angrily criticizes Saki for not intervening. In another scene, Mickey calls Saki a "cold bastard" when Saki expresses indifference over combat casualties.
20th May '16 9:25:54 AM Morgenthaler
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* BlondesAreEvil: She's a blonde woman with no qualms about working for a mafia don, arranging executions, sleeping with Kanzaki, or joining Project 4.
17th May '16 6:48:28 AM Eyeshield
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* [[IconicOutfit Iconic]] NoseArt: His flaming unicorn on his F-20. It even appears in VideoGame/AceCombatZeroTheBelkanWar!



-->'''Mickey:''' If you look into their origins, you find that most wars aren't begin for specific reasons. You're always left wondering if there couldn't have been a better solution. Then, in the end, you decide it was just fate. That's the excuse everyone uses.

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-->'''Mickey:''' If you look into their origins, you find that most wars aren't don't begin for specific reasons. You're always left wondering if there couldn't have been a better solution. Then, in the end, you decide it was just fate. That's the excuse everyone uses.


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** And then of course there's his ConsummateProfessional standards. No betrayal for him.
13th May '16 8:09:53 AM Nopperabo
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* JerkassBall: In the manga, he leers at Saki's bodyguards behaves rudely when they won't talk to him or allow him to enter Saki's office.



* JerkassBall: He and Shin are rude to Saki's bodyguards in the manga.



** JerkassHasAPoint: In the manga. Kanzaki tells Ryoko that her fixation on an absentee Shin is reminiscent of his mother's fixation on his estranged father, which ended in his mother's suicide. [[spoiler: Confirmed later in the manga when Ryoko tries to kill herself after Shin breaks her heart over the phone.]]

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** * JerkassHasAPoint: In the manga. Kanzaki tells Ryoko that her fixation on an absentee Shin is reminiscent of his mother's fixation on his estranged father, which ended in his mother's suicide. [[spoiler: Confirmed later in the manga when Ryoko tries to kill herself after Shin breaks her heart over the phone.]]




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* SheIsAllGrownUp: Josie disappears from the manga for a long time after meeting Saki in Switzerland. In later manga issues that didn't make it stateside, Josie reappears as a teenage girl and looks completely different.
4th May '16 11:21:02 AM Nopperabo
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* Dripping Disturbance: In an issue of the manga that didn't make it stateside, [[spoiler:after he leaves Area 88 and takes up residence in Paris]], Shin can't sleep due to a dripping faucet in his apartment. Furious, he sits up in bed and screams at the faucet. This is a decidedly non-comical example, since it is intended to show Shin's psychological disintegration due to war trauma.

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* Dripping Disturbance: DrippingDisturbance: In an issue of the manga that didn't make it stateside, [[spoiler:after he leaves Area 88 and takes up residence in Paris]], Shin can't sleep due to a dripping faucet in his apartment. Furious, he sits up in bed and screams at the faucet. This is a decidedly non-comical example, since it is intended to show Shin's psychological disintegration due to war trauma.
4th May '16 11:20:41 AM Nopperabo
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* DissonantLaughter / LaughingMad: [[spoiler: In the penultimate issue of the manga, Shin is so emotionally overwhelmed by the deaths of Saki, Mickey, and Sela that he starts laughing hysterically. His laughter makes Kim extremely uncomfortable. He returns to his senses when Kanzaki contacts him.]]


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* Dripping Disturbance: In an issue of the manga that didn't make it stateside, [[spoiler:after he leaves Area 88 and takes up residence in Paris]], Shin can't sleep due to a dripping faucet in his apartment. Furious, he sits up in bed and screams at the faucet. This is a decidedly non-comical example, since it is intended to show Shin's psychological disintegration due to war trauma.


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* LaughingMad: [[spoiler: In the penultimate issue of the manga, Shin is so emotionally overwhelmed by the deaths of Saki, Mickey, and Sela that he starts laughing hysterically. His laughter makes Kim extremely uncomfortable. He returns to his senses when Kanzaki contacts him.]]
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