History Characters / Bokurano

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The Character Sheet for the series ''Bokurano''.

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The Character Sheet for the series ''Bokurano''.
''Bokurano''. Be warned: many spoilers are unmarked.



* [[spoiler:DroppedABridgeOnHer: In the manga, she was shot by a nameless assassin.]]
* [[spoiler:DyingAlone]]: In the anime, [[spoiler:She passes on with only the remains of Koyemshi nearby, after saying goodbye to Ushiro and Kana]]

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* [[spoiler:DroppedABridgeOnHer: DroppedABridgeOnHer: In the manga, she was shot by a nameless assassin.]]
assassin and is taken off life support.
* [[spoiler:DyingAlone]]: DyingAlone: In the anime, [[spoiler:She passes on with only the remains of Koyemshi nearby, after saying goodbye to Ushiro and Kana]]



* [[spoiler:TheMole]]

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* [[spoiler:TheMole]]TheMole: She's the only one who isn't in the contract and essentially works for Koyemshi.



* [[spoiler:NotFunnyAnymore In the manga, Machi says the kids might have assassins sent after them, which is considered as a passing comment making some black humor about the situation. She's shot to death some episodes later, and Koyemshi has to kill her to ease her suffering.]]

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* [[spoiler:NotFunnyAnymore NotFunnyAnymore: In the manga, Machi says the kids might have assassins sent after them, which is considered as a passing comment making some black humor about the situation. She's shot to death some episodes later, and Koyemshi has to kill her to ease her suffering.]]



* [[spoiler:RedemptionEqualsDeath]]: [[spoiler:In the anime, after betraying Koyemshi and helping Ushiro kill him to hijack Zearth, she's the first to go. She wins her battle and dies]].

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* [[spoiler:RedemptionEqualsDeath]]: RedemptionEqualsDeath: [[spoiler:In the anime, after betraying Koyemshi and helping Ushiro kill him to hijack Zearth, she's the first to go. She wins her battle and dies]].



* [[spoiler:SnowMeansDeath]]
* [[spoiler:SpannerInTheWorks (in the anime, upon Ushiro's request she out-gambits and kills Koyemshi, undoing his cruel manipulations on him and Kana and forcing her way into the contract.]])

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* [[spoiler:SnowMeansDeath]]
SnowMeansDeath: She dies while it's snowing.
* [[spoiler:SpannerInTheWorks (in SpannerInTheWorks: Iin the anime, upon Ushiro's request request, she out-gambits and kills Koyemshi, undoing his cruel manipulations on him and Kana and forcing her way into the contract.]])



* [[spoiler:TomatoInTheMirror (She is Koyemshi's little sister)]]

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* [[spoiler:TomatoInTheMirror (She TomatoInTheMirror: She is Koyemshi's little sister)]]sister)



* [[spoiler:TheAtoner: After the death of Kana and Tanaka.]]

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* [[spoiler:TheAtoner: After TheAtoner: He gradually realizes the death error of Kana his ways and Tanaka.]]how much he hurt Kana. In the anime, [[spoiler:he takes Kana's place in the last battle]]. In the manga, [[spoiler:he chooses to volunteer as a pilot so that some stranger won't have to]].



* [[spoiler: DyingAlone (anime)]]

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* [[spoiler: DyingAlone (anime)]] DyingAlone: In the anime, [[spoiler:at the end of the last battle, he dies in Zearth's cockpit, alone, and it soon falls apart around him]].



* [[spoiler:LukeIAmYourFather (Ushiro, Captain Tanaka is your true mom. She's dying, though. Eeeh...)]]



* [[spoiler:MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Upon realizing how much he had mistreated Kana.]]

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* [[spoiler:MyGodWhatHaveIDone: MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Upon realizing how much he had mistreated Kana.]]



* [[spoiler: WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds (In the manga, AND HOLY SHIT HOW! And for worse, it's not ''our'' world he's trying to single-handedly destroy - he has to kill ''every'' single inhabitant of the other Earth if he wants to save ours. '''And he does'''.]]

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* [[spoiler: WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds (In WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: In the manga, AND HOLY SHIT HOW! And for worse, it's not ''our'' world he's trying to single-handedly destroy - he has [[spoiler:having suffered the loss of all his friends, his sister and his biological mother, his final task is to kill ''every'' single inhabitant of everyone on the other Earth if last planet to make sure he wants to save ours. '''And he does'''.]]kills the enemy pilot]].



* [[spoiler: [[YakuzaPrincess Yakuza Prince]] (In the anime, then subverted. His father Ichiro ''was'' a Yakuza heir, but after he was killed by his enemies, his mom Miko (later, Misumi Tanaka) gave Ushiro away to her cousin so he'd have a normal life.)]]


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* [[spoiler: [[YakuzaPrincess Yakuza Prince]] (In Prince]]: In the anime, then subverted. His his father Ichiro ''was'' a Yakuza heir, but after he was killed by his enemies, his mom Miko (later, Misumi Tanaka) gave Ushiro away to her cousin so he'd have a normal life.)]]

life.




* {{Ubermensch}}: In the eyes of his son.

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* {{Ubermensch}}: In the eyes of his son.son.

!!Mr. Ushiro

Kana's biological father and Jun's adoptive father.
*CoolTeacher: His students respect and look up to him. In the anime, he runs a school that teaches non-traditional values.
*OutlivingOnesOffspring: [[spoiler:Jun in the anime, ''both'' his children in the manga]].
*ParentalFavoritism: He admits that he tried to love Jun the same way he loved Kana, but it's not the same. It's further driven home when he realizes that [[spoiler:Kana will pilot next]], he's genuinely heartbroken, admitting that [[spoiler:he didn't react the same way when he heard about Jun]].
*ParentsAsPeople: In the manga, he admits that he was scared of getting close to Jun, and so treated him as just another student, which damaged his relationship with ''both'' his children.
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* TokenEvilTeammate

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* TokenEvilTeammateTokenEvilTeammate: While most of the others are troubled in various ways, few of them possess as cavalier an attitude to the loss of human life



* VillainProtagonist
* WellDoneSonGuy

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* VillainProtagonist
* WellDoneSonGuy
VillainProtagonist: He has no scruples to speak of, but in the end, if he loses, the protagonists' world will be destroyed.



* [[spoiler: DeathByAdaptation]]



* [[spoiler: EarnYourHappyEnding (Sorta. While he dies, his siblings are safe.).]]

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* [[spoiler: EarnYourHappyEnding (Sorta. While *EarnYourHappyEnding: In a sense [[spoiler:While he dies, his siblings are safe.).]]



* [[spoiler:LastRequest]]: In the anime, [[spoiler:he asks Koyemshi to hide his body, and asks Ushiro to treat Kana kindly before he dies]].

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* [[spoiler:LastRequest]]: LastRequest: In the anime, [[spoiler:he asks Koyemshi to hide his body, and asks Ushiro to treat Kana kindly before he dies]].




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* SparedByTheAdaptation: [[spoiler:He's the third pilot in the manga and the fifth in the anime, meaning that he gets to live a little longer]].



* [[spoiler: EnjoKosai (Almost gets into it to get enough money for the uniforms. Her "client" turns out to be a friend of her mom, and manages to talk her out.)]]

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* EnjoKosai: [[spoiler: EnjoKosai (Almost She almost gets into it to get enough money for the uniforms. Her "client" turns out to be a friend of her mom, and manages to talk her out.)]]



* [[spoiler: AttemptedRape (In the manga, he tries this on Chizu soon after he learns he's next in line to pilot. She fends him off, of course.)]]

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* [[spoiler: AttemptedRape (In AttemptedRape: [[spoiler:In the manga, he tries this on Chizu soon after he learns he's next in line to pilot. She fends him off, of course.)]]though.]]



* [[spoiler: DroppedABridgeOnHim]]: In the manga [[spoiler:Chizu stabs him in the neck]]. In the anime, [[spoiler:he's pushed down the stairs, hurt badly enough that he can't move, and dies after the building collapses on him]].
* FreakOut (In the middle of his own fight. [[spoiler: Chizu stabs him, then]])

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* [[spoiler: DroppedABridgeOnHim]]: DroppedABridgeOnHim: In the manga [[spoiler:Chizu stabs him in the neck]]. In the anime, [[spoiler:he's pushed down the stairs, hurt badly enough that he can't move, and dies after the building collapses on him]].
* FreakOut (In FreakOut: In the middle of his own fight. [[spoiler: Chizu stabs him, then]])then]]



* JerkAss
* PowerFantasy (has a disturbing dream in which he takes revenge on everyone who was mocking him)

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* JerkAss
JerkAss: While he seems more pathetic than anything, he looks down on Kirie so that he will have someone to look down on, and when the time comes to fight, he's far more concerned about his own safety.
* PowerFantasy (has PowerFantasy: [[spoiler:In the manga, he has a disturbing dream in which he takes revenge on everyone who was mocking him)
him]]:



* [[spoiler:AccidentalMurder]]: In the anime, [[spoiler:she pushes Kako down some stairs during the rape attempt, and then runs out. The building collapses on him as he's immobilized, killing him]].

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* [[spoiler:AccidentalMurder]]: AccidentalMurder: In the anime, [[spoiler:she pushes Kako down some stairs during the rape attempt, and then runs out. The building collapses on him as he's immobilized, killing him]].him]].
* AdaptationalHeroism: In the manga, she plans on using Zearth to kill her rapists without caring how many die as collateral damage (with the exception of her sister).
* AmoralNihilist: In the manga, decides that "the death of any one person is meaningless", after learning that she is going to die as Zearth's pilot, and her baby will die with her.



* BreakTheCutie
* BrokenBird: Of the [[spoiler: {{Yandere}}]] kind.
* GoodIsDumb: [[spoiler: Her family in the manga]] Subverted, however, [[spoiler:as it is eventually IMPLIED that the would-be car thief was merely trying to return a favor.]]

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* BreakTheCutie
BreakTheCutie: Her being raped by Hatagai, particularly the revelation that the man she loved betrayed her.
* BrokenBird: Of the [[spoiler: {{Yandere}}]] {{Yandere}} kind.
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: A variant, as the only person Chizu cares about enough to not want to kill in her RoaringRampageOfRevenge is her older sister.
* GoodIsDumb: [[spoiler: Her [[spoiler: In the manga, she sees her family in the manga]] as overly gullible and idealistic.]] Subverted, however, [[spoiler:as it is eventually IMPLIED that the would-be car thief was merely trying to return a favor.]]



* [[spoiler:KickTheSonOfABitch]] (manga): [[spoiler:Firing Zearth's lasers at the men who raped her]].
** [[spoiler: KickTheDog: One of them is carrying his young daughter. She clearly sees this, and kills him (and likely the kid too) anyway.]]
* [[spoiler: KnifeNut After being "broken", in the manga she carries a knife for self-defense. She uses it to kill Kako, and before dying she gives it to Kirie. [[ChekhovsGun Who uses it to injure Hatagai]].]]
* [[spoiler: RapeAsDrama]]
* [[spoiler: RoaringRampageofRevenge: In the manga. Using half a kilometre tall HumongousMecha, no less.]]
* [[spoiler:ShutUpKirk]]: In the manga, [[spoiler:when Tanaka protests her use of Zearth for her revenge]]
-->'''Tanaka''': [[spoiler:[[WhatTheHellHero What makes you think this is even remotely acceptable]]? We live under a constitutional government to prevent that from happening]]!
-->'''Chizu''': [[spoiler:Constitutional government? Then go ahead and make a world with a perfect government. However, I don't have the time to wait for that to happen]].
* [[spoiler:StrawNihilist]]: In the manga, [[spoiler:decides that "the death of any one person is meaningless", after learning that she is going to die as Zearth's pilot, and her baby will die with her]].
* [[spoiler: TeenPregnancy]] (played ''very'' straight)

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* [[spoiler:KickTheSonOfABitch]] KickTheSonOfABitch: (manga): [[spoiler:Firing Firing Zearth's lasers at the men who raped her]].
her.
** [[spoiler: KickTheDog: One of them is carrying his young daughter. She clearly sees this, and kills him (and likely the kid too) anyway.]]
anyway, without any remorse over the collateral damage.
* [[spoiler: KnifeNut After being "broken", in the manga she carries a knife for self-defense. She uses it to kill Kako, and before dying she gives it to Kirie. [[ChekhovsGun Who uses it to injure Hatagai]].]]
Hatagai]].
* [[spoiler: RapeAsDrama]]
MurderSuicide: She plans this on Hatagai after finding out that he had her gang raped and is moving on to someone else. The realization that she's pregnant, though, causes her to reconsider, until she learns she'll die anyway as part of her contract.
* [[spoiler: RapeAsDrama: Her backstory is easily the darkest part of the manga for this reason, among others.
*
RoaringRampageofRevenge: In the manga. Using half a kilometre tall HumongousMecha, no less.]]
less.
* [[spoiler:ShutUpKirk]]: ShutUpKirk: In the manga, [[spoiler:when when Tanaka protests her use of Zearth for her revenge]]
revenge
-->'''Tanaka''': [[spoiler:[[WhatTheHellHero [[WhatTheHellHero What makes you think this is even remotely acceptable]]? We live under a constitutional government to prevent that from happening]]!
happening!
-->'''Chizu''': [[spoiler:Constitutional Constitutional government? Then go ahead and make a world with a perfect government. However, I don't have the time to wait for that to happen]].
happen.
* [[spoiler:StrawNihilist]]: In the manga, [[spoiler:decides that "the death of any one person TeenPregnancy: It's indicated this is meaningless", after learning that why she is going to die as Zearth's pilot, didn't kill Hatagai at first, and her baby will die with her]].
* [[spoiler: TeenPregnancy]] (played ''very'' straight)
why Zearth has an extra pilot.



* [[spoiler: WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds.]]
* [[spoiler: {{Yandere}} (and HOW)]]

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* [[spoiler: WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds.]]
WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: She's a victim of gang rape and teen pregnancy who nevertheless is responsible for potentially thousands of deaths in the name of her revenge.
* [[spoiler: {{Yandere}} (and HOW)]]
{{Yandere}}: She



** [[spoiler: IWantMyBelovedToBehappy (removes himself out of the picture to make Nagi and Tsubasa happy)]]

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** [[spoiler: IWantMyBelovedToBehappy (removes himself out of the picture * IWantMyBelovedToBehappy: Having come to make terms with his impending death, he decides to donate his heart to Nagi and Tsubasa happy)]]so that he will be able to be with Tsubasa.



* BerserkButton: Ushiro hitting Kana.

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* AbusiveParents: In the manga, it's implied that her mother was absolutely terrible, and by the time Maki was removed from the home as a baby, she was on the verge of death.
* BerserkButton: Ushiro hitting Kana.Kana infuriates her.



* [[spoiler:HappilyAdopted]]: [[spoiler:She has a few insecurities, but when she teases her father about watching anime while his first child is on the way, he responds by saying ''she's'' his first child.]]

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* [[spoiler:HappilyAdopted]]: [[spoiler:She HappilyAdopted: She has a few insecurities, insecurities when her parents get pregnant with a new child but when she teases her father about watching anime while his first child is on the way, he responds by saying ''she's'' his first child.]]



* [[spoiler: AchillesInHisTent (In the anime, after surviving his first duel by pretty much driving the other pilot to suicide, he seriously ponders not returning. When he sees that his family and specially his mother is doing well, though, Kirie comes back to the fight, wins his duel, unmasks Youko and then dies.)]]

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* [[spoiler: AchillesInHisTent (In AchillesInHisTent: In the anime, after surviving his first duel by pretty much driving the other pilot to suicide, he seriously ponders not returning. When he sees that his family and specially his mother is doing well, though, Kirie comes back to the fight, wins his duel, unmasks Youko and then dies.)]]



* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass (a surprisingly effective, pragmatic and skilled pilot. Who would've thought of it?)
** He made Zearth ''jump''. Even Ushiro is impressed in the anime.

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* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass (a surprisingly effective, pragmatic and skilled pilot. Who would've thought of it?)
** He made
CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: He's a timid boy with poor self-esteem, but in the anime, he ends up making Zearth ''jump''. Even ''jump'', impressing even Ushiro is impressed in the anime.as he looks back on it.



* GentleGiant
* HeroicSelfDeprecation (Seeing his HikikoMori cousin suffer so much makes him question his own worth. Same goes to his IllGirl mom)
* [[spoiler:LastRequest]]: In the manga, [[spoiler:asks that his cousin be told about him when it is possible to do so]].
* ShutUpHannibal: [[spoiler:Stabbing Hatagai, largely to prevent himself from ever becoming like him]].
* TheStoic [[spoiler:in the anime]]
** NotSoStoic [[spoiler: in the manga.)]]

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* GentleGiant
GentleGiant: He's significantly larger than the others, and is a kind person at heart.
* HeroicSelfDeprecation (Seeing In the manga, seeing his HikikoMori cousin suffer so much makes him question his own worth. Same goes to his IllGirl mom)
mom in the anime.
* [[spoiler:LastRequest]]: LastRequest: In the manga, [[spoiler:asks he asks that his cousin be told about him when it is possible to do so]].
so.
* ShutUpHannibal: [[spoiler:Stabbing Stabbing Hatagai, largely to prevent himself from ever becoming like him]].
him.
* TheStoic [[spoiler:in In the anime]]
anime, he's relatively quiet and reserved.
** NotSoStoic [[spoiler: in NotSoStoic: In the manga.)]]manga, he loses his cool and stabs Hatagai when Hatagai tries to teach him about his way of life.



* [[spoiler: TalkingTheMonsterToDeath (Sorta, as he drives an enemy pilot to suicide ''with words alone'')]]
* TragicKeepsake [[spoiler: In the manga, Chizu gives him her knife before dying. [[ChekhovsGun He uses it to stab Hatagai later]].]]
* WhamLine: In the anime, as he, with some of his last words, reveals [[spoiler:who is not contracted]].

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* [[spoiler: TalkingTheMonsterToDeath (Sorta, as he drives an enemy pilot to suicide ''with words alone'')]]
* TragicKeepsake [[spoiler: In the manga, Chizu gives him her knife before dying. [[ChekhovsGun He uses it to stab Hatagai later]].]]
later]].
* WhamLine: In the anime, as he, with some of his last words, reveals [[spoiler:who is not contracted]].who isn't in the contract.



* [[spoiler: DisappearedDad In the anime, Congressman Komoda gets assassinated by members of the conspiracy.]]

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* [[spoiler: DisappearedDad DisappearedDad: In the anime, Congressman Komoda gets assassinated by members of the conspiracy.]]



* [[spoiler: GoOutWithASmile (Manga)]]

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* [[spoiler: GoOutWithASmile (Manga)]](Manga)



* [[spoiler: DiedInYourArmsTonight ''and'' GoOutWithASmile (anime, when she perishes in Kanji's embrace)]]
** [[spoiler: She dies in her father's arms in the manga, but not smiling.]]

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* [[spoiler: DiedInYourArmsTonight ''and'' GoOutWithASmile (anime, when she perishes in Kanji's embrace)]]
embrace)
** [[spoiler: She dies in her father's arms in the manga, but not smiling.]]



* [[spoiler: SnowMeansDeath]]: (manga) [[spoiler:Dies on top of Chutenro tower as it's snowing, with his last thoughts on the weather]].

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* [[spoiler: SnowMeansDeath]]: (manga) [[spoiler:Dies SnowMeansDeath: In the manga, he dies on top of Chutenro tower as it's snowing, with his last thoughts on the weather]].weather.



* [[spoiler:BecomingTheMask (She was raised in our Earth, comes to truly love our world and, in the anime, she sacrifices herself for us. Her crush on Ushiro helps a bit, too.)]]

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* [[spoiler:BecomingTheMask BecomingTheMask (She was raised in our Earth, comes to truly love our world and, in the anime, she sacrifices herself for us. Her crush on Ushiro helps a bit, too.)]])



* [[spoiler:AnArmAndALeg]]: [[spoiler:After pointing a gun at Koyemshi, he loses his hand]]
* [[spoiler: HeroicSacrifice (In the manga, he willingly becomes a living target to help Kanji in his battle)]]
* [[spoiler: ScarsAreForever (In the TV series he loses an arm after threatening Koyemshi, then has it replaced with a prothesis)]]
* [[spoiler:SparedByTheAdaptation]]: [[spoiler:Survives in the anime]].

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* [[spoiler:AnArmAndALeg]]: [[spoiler:After AnArmAndALeg: In the anime, after pointing a gun at Koyemshi, he loses his hand]]
hand
* [[spoiler: HeroicSacrifice (In HeroicSacrifice: In the manga, he willingly becomes a living target to help Kanji in his battle)]]
battle.
* [[spoiler: ScarsAreForever (In ScarsAreForever: In the TV series he loses an arm after threatening Koyemshi, then has it replaced with a prothesis)]]
prothesis.
* [[spoiler:SparedByTheAdaptation]]: SparedByTheAdaptation]]: [[spoiler:Survives in the anime]].



* [[spoiler: KarmaHoudini]]: [[spoiler:Chizu backs down from killing him, and in the manga, her family doesn't believe they can legitimately press charges against him after Chizu killed innocent people in the pursuit of her revenge against him.]]

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* [[spoiler: KarmaHoudini]]: [[spoiler:Chizu KarmaHoudini: Chizu backs down from killing him, and in the manga, her family doesn't believe they can legitimately press charges against him after Chizu killed innocent people in the pursuit of her revenge against him.]]



* [[spoiler: YourCheatingHeart: (In the anime)]]

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* [[spoiler: YourCheatingHeart: (In In the anime)]]
anime, he has an affair that is used against him in an attempt to discredit the plans to go live about Zearth..



* [[spoiler: {{Fingore}} (Threatens Koyemshi with a gun, gets his fingers severed. He later gets them reattatched.)]]

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* [[spoiler: {{Fingore}} (Threatens In the manga, he threatens Koyemshi with a gun, gets his fingers severed. He later gets them reattatched.)]]
reattatched.



* [[spoiler: MyGreatestFailure: Was a friend of Ushiro's deceased father Ichirou, blames himself for his death]]

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* [[spoiler: MyGreatestFailure: Was a friend of Ushiro's deceased father Ichirou, blames himself for his death]]death.



* [[spoiler:NeverSpeakIllOfTheDead]]: [[spoiler:The main characters have to keep up the illusion that he's one of them]].

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* [[spoiler:NeverSpeakIllOfTheDead]]: [[spoiler:The NeverSpeakIllOfTheDead: The main characters have to keep up the illusion that he's one of them]].them,.



* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler:Pretending to be the pilot of a machine that's killed thousands of people is essentially inviting your own death]].

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* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler:Pretending Pretending to be the pilot of a machine that's killed thousands of people is essentially inviting your own death]].death.



* [[spoiler:WeHardlyKnewYe]]: [[spoiler:Shot dead mere pages after his introduction]].

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* [[spoiler:WeHardlyKnewYe]]: [[spoiler:Shot WeHardlyKnewYe: Shot dead mere pages after his introduction]].
introduction.
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* [[spoiler: DeathByFallingOver (Subverted. The kids thought that Ushiro accidentally killed him by pushing him off Zearth's shoulder, but Waku was already dead)]]
* [[spoiler: DecoyProtagonist]]

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* [[spoiler: DeathByFallingOver (Subverted. The DeathByFallingOver: Subverted. [[spoiler:The kids thought that Ushiro accidentally killed him by pushing him off Zearth's shoulder, but Waku was already dead)]]
dead.]]
* [[spoiler: DecoyProtagonist]]DecoyProtagonist: He is presented in a way that couldn't be mistaken for anything other than the classic HotBlooded shonen KidHero. At least until [[spoiler:he dies after piloting the robot in the second episode (first volume of the manga)]].



* [[spoiler:PosthumousNarration]]: It's presumably Waku's voice that we hear in the opening of epsiode 1 where said voice talks about the game as if it's already happened.

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* [[spoiler:PosthumousNarration]]: It's JumpedAtTheCall: He's eager to be FallingIntoTheCockpit.
* PosthumousNarration: [[spoiler:It's
presumably Waku's voice that we hear in the opening of epsiode episode 1 where said voice talks about the game as if it's already happened.]]
* StockShonenHero: Out of the dozen main characters, Waku gets the most emphasis early on and has the most "stereotypical" shonen protagonist traits, despite the series being seinen. He's boisterous, shouts while attacking, is BookDumb, and is happy to become a hero. Then things get ugly when Waku gets to see what happens to characters of this type when put in the wrong genre and [[spoiler:he dies before the first volume is done (episode 2 of the anime) to set the tone of the series]].
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* NiceGuy: He's one of the kindest cast members, from supporting his siblings to being surprisingly patient with Ushiro.



* PromotionToParent

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* PromotionToParent
PromotionToParent: He raises his three younger siblings, with their father missing and their mother dead.



* DirtyCoward

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* DirtyCowardDirtyCoward: In the manga, he doesn't fight back, hoping that if he does nothing, he'll survive. When he does act, he flees the battle, trampling over many houses, [[spoiler:until Chizu stabs him]].



* BeautyMark (under her left eye)

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* BeautyMark (under BeautyMark: She has one under her left eye)eye



* BrokenBird (Of the [[spoiler: {{Yandere}}]] kind)

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* BrokenBird (Of BrokenBird: Of the [[spoiler: {{Yandere}}]] kind)kind.



* [[spoiler: KnifeNut (After being "broken", in the manga she carries a knife for self-defense. She uses it to kill Kako, and before dying she gives it to Kirie. [[ChekhovsGun Who uses it to injure Hatagai]].)]]

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* [[spoiler: KnifeNut (After After being "broken", in the manga she carries a knife for self-defense. She uses it to kill Kako, and before dying she gives it to Kirie. [[ChekhovsGun Who uses it to injure Hatagai]].)]]]]



* BigBrotherMentor (to a degree)
* LoveTriangle (with his IllBoy friend Nagi and a girl named Tsubasa Hiiragi)

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* BigBrotherMentor (to BigBrotherMentor: To a degree)
degree.
* LoveTriangle (with LoveTriangle: He's in one with his IllBoy friend Nagi and a girl named Tsubasa Hiiragi)Hiiragi.



* [[spoiler: BirthDeathJuxtaposition (Her battle happens at the same time as the birth of her baby brother. She manages to witness it right before passing away, even getting to hug the baby and [[GoOutWithASmile pass away smiling.]])]]

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* [[spoiler: BirthDeathJuxtaposition (Her Her battle happens at the same time as the birth of her baby brother. She manages to witness it right before passing away, even getting to hug the baby and [[GoOutWithASmile pass away smiling.]])]]]]]]



* {{Otaku}} (Both she and her dad)

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* {{Otaku}} (Both {{Otaku}}: Both she and her dad)dad have an avid interest in HumongousMecha.



* TomboyAndGirlyGirl (With Anko, Kana and Komo)

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* TomboyAndGirlyGirl (With TomboyAndGirlyGirl: She's the tomboy to Anko, Kana and Komo)
Komo.



* [[spoiler: DisappearedDad (in the anime, Congressman Komoda gets killed off.)]]

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* AdaptationalBadass: In the anime, she's somewhat more resilient than in the manga, and [[spoiler:fights and wins her battle easily, even knowing that her father has died and she will join him at the end]]. In the manga, [[spoiler:she's about to lose her fight when the enemy pilot retreats]].
* [[spoiler: DisappearedDad (in In the anime, Congressman Komoda gets killed off.)]]assassinated by members of the conspiracy.]]



* ArmorPiercingSlap (In the anime she applies ''several'' to [[spoiler: Youko]] while giving [[spoiler: her]] a heartfelt WhatTheHellHero after [[spoiler: Kirie outs her before dying.]])

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* ArmorPiercingSlap (In ArmorPiercingSlapL In the anime she applies ''several'' to [[spoiler: Youko]] while giving [[spoiler: her]] a heartfelt WhatTheHellHero after [[spoiler: Kirie outs her before dying.]])]]



* CaughtWithYourPantsDown (By Koyemshi, in the manga. It wasn't anything sexual, mind you! [[spoiler:Just her indulging into her Idol's fantasies.]])
* DanceBattler (Manga only, where she uses her dance experience to catch upon her elusive opponent)
* DarkSkinnedBlonde (Partially. Her hair is light brown, but her skin tone is darker than the other kids)

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* CaughtWithYourPantsDown (By By Koyemshi, in the manga. It wasn't anything sexual, mind you! [[spoiler:Just her indulging into her Idol's fantasies.]])
]]
* DanceBattler (Manga DanceBattler: Manga only, where she uses her dance experience to catch upon her elusive opponent)
opponent.
* DarkSkinnedBlonde (Partially. DarkSkinnedBlonde: Partially. Her hair is light brown, but her skin tone is darker than the other kids)kids



* RousingSpeech (In the manga, [[spoiler: before dying]])

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* RousingSpeech (In In the manga, [[spoiler: before dying]])dying]]



* TokenRomance (With [[spoiler:Kanji]], but only in the anime. Since it occurs [[LastMinuteHookup with no build up prior to the episode where it happens]], it comes as kinda awkward.)

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* TokenRomance (With With [[spoiler:Kanji]], but only in the anime. Since it occurs [[LastMinuteHookup with no build up prior to the episode where it happens]], it comes as kinda awkward.)
awkward.



* MissingMom (manga): In the manga, she committed suicide after Chutenro Tower was constructed, believing it to be unsafe.

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* MissingMom (manga): In the manga, she committed suicide after Chutenro Tower was the Ascension Towers were constructed, believing it them to be unsafe.



* NiceJobBreakingItHero: In the manga, his insistence on fighting near the Ascension Towers essentially leads to many deaths [[spoiler:including Seki's HeroicSacrifice, which leaves them another pilot short]].
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: He gives one to Ushiro in the manga, calmly accusing him of abusing Kana to take out his anger towards his mother on her.
* SecretKeeper: In the manga, he reveals that he didn't tell anyone about Ushiro hurting Kana because [[spoiler:Kana herself]] asked him to do so.



* YamatoNadeshiko (One in training)

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* YamatoNadeshiko (One YamatoNadeshiko: One in training)
training



* NiceHat (Has a very cute white one)
* [[spoiler:NotFunnyAnymore (In the manga, Machi says the kids might have assassins sent after them, which is considered as a passing comment making some black humor about the situation. She's shot to death some episodes later, and Koyemshi has to kill her to ease her suffering.)]]

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* NiceHat (Has NiceHat: She has a very cute white one)
one
* [[spoiler:NotFunnyAnymore (In In the manga, Machi says the kids might have assassins sent after them, which is considered as a passing comment making some black humor about the situation. She's shot to death some episodes later, and Koyemshi has to kill her to ease her suffering.)]]]]



* [[spoiler:RedemptionEqualsDeath]] (in the anime)

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* [[spoiler:RedemptionEqualsDeath]] (in [[spoiler:RedemptionEqualsDeath]]: [[spoiler:In the anime)anime, after betraying Koyemshi and helping Ushiro kill him to hijack Zearth, she's the first to go. She wins her battle and dies]].



* [[spoiler:TomatoInTheMirror (She is Koeyemshi's little sister)]]
* UnrequitedLove (for [[spoiler:Ushiro]])

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* [[spoiler:TomatoInTheMirror (She is Koeyemshi's Koyemshi's little sister)]]
* UnrequitedLove (for [[spoiler:Ushiro]])for [[spoiler:Ushiro]]



* KickTheDog: In the manga, when they're running short on pilots, he casually suggests that Kana pilot, [[spoiler:not knowing that she's already volunteered for it]].



* VomitIndiscretionShot ([[spoiler: in the manga, during his battle. He's in an HeroicBSOD because of the stress and throws up on his lap, so he has to put on a custom uniform.]])

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* VomitIndiscretionShot ([[spoiler: in [[spoiler: In the manga, during his battle. He's in an HeroicBSOD because of the stress and throws up on his lap, so he has to put on a custom uniform.]])]]



* [[spoiler: AloofBigBrother (To Youko)]]

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* [[spoiler: AloofBigBrother (To Youko)]]To Youko]]



* AdultsAreUseless (Averted in the anime, where he works with other adults (Komo's dad, Kanji's mom, etc.) to find out what is going on and try saving the kids. In the manga he still tries to support Anko as much as he can.)

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* AdultsAreUseless (Averted Averted in the anime, where he works with other adults (Komo's dad, Kanji's mom, etc.) to find out what is going on and try saving the kids. In the manga he still tries to support Anko as much as he can.)



* ParentsAsPeople

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* ParentsAsPeopleParentsAsPeople: He feels guilty about not spending more time with Anko. In the manga, after sharing some of his reservations with his boss, his boss says that he's not exactly a good father, but he has the mindset of a great journalist.



* CanonForeigner (appears only in the anime)

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* CanonForeigner (appears CanonForeigner: He only appears in the anime)anime.



* [[spoiler: MyGreatestFailure (Komo's death is this for him, in the manga.)]]
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure (in the anime, he's a congressman. In the manga, he's in the military, and Komo talking to him is what gets the military involved)

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* [[spoiler: MyGreatestFailure (Komo's Komo's death is this for him, in the manga.)]]
]]
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure (in ReasonableAuthorityFigure: In the anime, he's a congressman. In the manga, he's in the military, and Komo talking to him is what gets the military involved)involved.



* [[spoiler: GoThroughMe (Attempting to snap Chizuru out of her RoaringRampageOfRevenge, she stands between Zearth's arm and Hatagai and tells her little sister to kill ''her'' instead, dumping the blame on herself. Chizu stops, but Ichiko can't save her from dying. In the manga, she knows that Chizu is there. In the anime, she shields Hatagai with her body, without ever seeing Chizu]])
* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter (she's dating ''Hatagai'', 'nuff said. [[spoiler:In the manga, she breaks up with him after she learns of what he did to Chizu; in the anime, there's no indication that she finds out about what happened to Chizu]])

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* [[spoiler: GoThroughMe (Attempting Attempting to snap Chizuru out of her RoaringRampageOfRevenge, she stands between Zearth's arm and Hatagai and tells her little sister to kill ''her'' instead, dumping the blame on herself. Chizu stops, but Ichiko can't save her from dying. In the manga, she knows that Chizu is there. In the anime, she shields Hatagai with her body, without ever seeing Chizu]])
Chizu]].
* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter (she's HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: She's dating ''Hatagai'', 'nuff said. [[spoiler:In the manga, she breaks up with him after she learns of what he did to Chizu; in the anime, there's no indication that she finds out about what happened to Chizu]])Chizu]].



* MeaningfulName: His nickname means "to deceive" or "cheat," since he's [[spoiler:a fake Zearth Pilot]].



* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler:Pretending to be the pilot of a machine that's killed thousands of people is essentially inviting your own death]].



* BadBoss

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* BadBossBadBoss: He abuses his own subordinates for not meeting his standards.



* CorruptCorporateExecutive

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* CorruptCorporateExecutiveCorruptCorporateExecutive: He intends to profit off of the destruction Zearth wreaks.
4th Mar '16 2:01:14 AM InsomniacWeasel
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* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: In the manga, [[spoiler: after his sister is killed]], he is not laughing anymore. He is not smug. He is not condescending. He is ''angry'', and [[FateWorseThanDeath his ''first'' act of anger is to teleport the killer ''somewhere'' which is implied to be very, very bad.]]
18th Aug '15 8:16:56 PM nombretomado
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* TheyCallMeMisterTibbs: Once demands to be called "Koyemshi-[[JapaneseHonorifics sama]]". He's amused when Tanaka calls him "Koyemshi-san".

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* TheyCallMeMisterTibbs: Once demands to be called "Koyemshi-[[JapaneseHonorifics "Koyemshi-[[UsefulNotes/JapaneseHonorifics sama]]". He's amused when Tanaka calls him "Koyemshi-san".
11th Jul '15 3:51:19 PM AquaRegia
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* [[spoiler: WouldHurtAChild]]: [[spoiler: At least if one of her rapists was carrying one.]]
** [[spoiler:In the manga, she stabs Kako in the neck. Kako is only a child, like herself. Thus, this trope is played awfully straight.]]
8th Jun '15 1:52:42 PM WillBGood
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* TheDanza: Voiced by Creator/KanaAsumi.



* PlayingAgainstType: AND HOW
8th Jun '15 1:46:23 PM WillBGood
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* AntiHero: Type V. He intends to save the world, but is not only not troubled by collateral damage, but sees it as desirable [[spoiler:Except for his father, that is]].

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* AntiHero: Type V.NominalHero. He intends to save the world, but is not only not troubled by collateral damage, but sees it as desirable [[spoiler:Except for his father, that is]].
8th Jun '15 12:32:06 PM WillBGood
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The Character Sheet for the series {{Bokurano}}

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The Character Sheet for the series {{Bokurano}}
''Bokurano''.
This list shows the last 10 events of 113. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Characters.Bokurano