History Characters / BuddyComplex

12th Dec '17 5:55:13 PM ShinnBidan
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* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler:She used to be a member of the Great Zogilian army. Meeting and getting to know Aoba, as well as [[MistreatmentInducedBetrayal the way she was treated in the episodes preceding Episode 12, caused to join him and Dio aboard the Cygnus.]]

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* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler:She used to be a member of the Great Zogilian army. Meeting and getting to know Aoba, as well as [[MistreatmentInducedBetrayal the way she was treated treated]] in the episodes preceding Episode 12, caused her to join him and Dio aboard the Cygnus.]]



* {{Tritagonist}}: She's the heroine of the series, and the most prominent after Aoba and Dio.

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* {{Tritagonist}}: She's the heroine of the series, and the most prominent character after Aoba and Dio.
12th Dec '17 9:55:17 AM ShinnBidan
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* IdiotHero: [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] somewhat because he's gotten good as a pilot, but he just couldn't figure out [[spoiler: that the Hina he's fighting is NOT the Hina he knew from school until that Hina talked to him.]]

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* IdiotHero: [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] somewhat because he's gotten good as a pilot, but he just couldn't figure out [[spoiler: that [[spoiler:that the Hina he's fighting is NOT the Hina he knew from school until that Hina talked to him.]]



* {{Deuteragonist}}: He is stated to be the show's other protagonist after Aoba.



* AndIMustScream: [[spoiler: Thankfully averted thanks to a sudden epiphany on Aoba's part, but she came really close to being trapped in an eternal time paradox where she'd go back in time to save Aoba, lose her memories, become a pilot and meet him again only for the entire cycle to start over.]]

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* AndIMustScream: [[spoiler: Thankfully [[spoiler:Thankfully averted thanks to a sudden epiphany on Aoba's part, but she came really close to being trapped in an eternal time paradox where she'd go back in time to save Aoba, lose her memories, become a pilot and meet him again only for the entire cycle to start over.]]



* FountainOfYouth: [[spoiler: When she was separated from Aoba while going into the future, she was turned into a much younger version of herself and lost all of her memories save for her name.]]

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* FountainOfYouth: [[spoiler: When [[spoiler:When she was separated from Aoba while going into the future, she was turned into a much younger version of herself and lost all of her memories save for her name.]]



* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler:She used to be a member of the Great Zogilian army. We don't know yet why she chose to save Aoba.]]
* HeroOfAnotherStory: [[spoiler:Actually, she turns out to have been the original Heroine of ''This'' Story.]]
* LaserGuidedAmnesia: [[spoiler: When she was separated from Aoba when going into the future, she was de-aged and landed about a decade earlier, and could only remember her name.]]

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* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler:She used to be a member of the Great Zogilian army. We don't Meeting and getting to know yet why Aoba, as well as [[MistreatmentInducedBetrayal the way she chose was treated in the episodes preceding Episode 12, caused to save Aoba.join him and Dio aboard the Cygnus.]]
* HeroOfAnotherStory: [[spoiler:Actually, she turns out to have been the original Heroine heroine of ''This'' ''this'' Story.]]
* LaserGuidedAmnesia: [[spoiler: When [[spoiler:When she was separated from Aoba when going into the future, she was de-aged and landed about a decade earlier, and could only remember her name.]]



* TemporalParadox: [[spoiler: Was caught in one, but Aoba's last-minute realization pulls her out of it.]]

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* TemporalParadox: [[spoiler: Was [[spoiler:Was caught in one, but Aoba's last-minute realization pulls her out of it.]]
* {{Tritagonist}}: She's the heroine of the series, and the most prominent after Aoba and Dio.



* AntiVillain: Among the Zogilian forces, he is THE ReasonableAuthorityFigure and looks out for those under his command as best as possible and respects the abilities of his enemies. In fact, [[spoiler: he is mortified at Bizon's decision to use the Gorgon on his own army.]]

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* AntiVillain: Among the Zogilian forces, he is THE ReasonableAuthorityFigure and looks out for those under his command as best as possible and respects the abilities of his enemies. In fact, [[spoiler: he [[spoiler:he is mortified at Bizon's decision to use the Gorgon on his own army.]]



* ATeamFiring: Deploys practically the entire arsenal of his mech in episode 1, and ''still'' fails to hit a kid on a bicycle. [[spoiler: Justified because this would generate a time paradox, and hence, prevent the chain of events that led him to the past in the first place.]]

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* ATeamFiring: Deploys practically the entire arsenal of his mech in episode 1, and ''still'' fails to hit a kid on a bicycle. [[spoiler: Justified [[spoiler:Justified because this would generate a time paradox, and hence, prevent the chain of events that led him to the past in the first place.]]



* AxCrazy: Starts off pretty level-headed, but starts getting worse after [[spoiler: he sees Hina visibly trying to protect Aoba from him. Then it gets even worse when he becomes a Coupler with a new mech. Part of it may be due to the experimental technology Dr. Hahn was utilizing in it.]]
* BadassGrandpa: [[spoiler: He's ''over eighty years old'' as Gedar, but he still pilots his own AceCustom in order to fight the main PowerTrio of the series.]]
* BigBad: The post credit scene for episode thirteen reveals that [[spoiler: an old and very ill version of him was actually serving as one of the highest ranking members of the Zogilian leadership this entire time, and is ''still'' hellbent on taking Aoba's life.]]

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* AxCrazy: Starts off pretty level-headed, but starts getting worse after [[spoiler: he [[spoiler:he sees Hina visibly trying to protect Aoba from him. Then it gets even worse when he becomes a Coupler with a new mech. Part of it may be due to the experimental technology Dr. Hahn was utilizing in it.]]
* BadassGrandpa: [[spoiler: He's [[spoiler:He's ''over eighty years old'' as Gedar, but he still pilots his own AceCustom in order to fight the main PowerTrio of the series.]]
* BigBad: The post credit scene for episode thirteen reveals that [[spoiler: an [[spoiler:an old and very ill version of him was actually serving as one of the highest ranking members of the Zogilian leadership this entire time, and is ''still'' hellbent on taking Aoba's life.]]



* DieLaughing: Mortally wounded, Bizon decides to use the Gorgon's reserves to destroy everything the Treaty held dear before dying in a blaze of laughter. [[spoiler: It doesn't work.]]

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* DieLaughing: Mortally wounded, Bizon decides to use the Gorgon's reserves to destroy everything the Treaty held dear before dying in a blaze of laughter. [[spoiler: It [[spoiler:It doesn't work.]]



* EvilOldFolks: [[spoiler: He didn't die in episode 13; he ricochets into some point early in Zogilia's history where he could easily work his way up to a key position in the Zogilian leadership--all for the sake of eventually killing Aoba, when Dio and Aoba prevent him from going to the past and initiating a TemporalParadox]]

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* EvilOldFolks: [[spoiler: He [[spoiler:He didn't die in episode 13; he ricochets into some point early in Zogilia's history where he could easily work his way up to a key position in the Zogilian leadership--all for the sake of eventually killing Aoba, when Dio and Aoba prevent him from going to the past and initiating a TemporalParadox]]



* HopelessSuitor: Even with Aoba out of the picture, Hina will never see Bizon as anything more than a brother figure.
* KickTheSonOfABitch: [[spoiler: Bizon traps Dr. Hahn inside of the Gorgon, ensuring that he dies.]]
* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler: At long last in the finale.]]

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* HopelessSuitor: Even with Aoba out of the picture, Hina will would never see Bizon as anything more than a brother figure.
* KickTheSonOfABitch: [[spoiler: Bizon [[spoiler:Bizon traps Dr. Hahn inside of the Gorgon, ensuring that he dies.]]
* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler: At [[spoiler:At long last in the finale.]]



* MilitaryCoup: [[spoiler: As Evgeni, he takes over the Zogilian government right after Hina defects to the Alliance.]]
* NonActionBigBad: [[spoiler: ''Completely averted'' as Gedar. He gets his own AceCustom and joins in the front lines of the battle.]]

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* MilitaryCoup: [[spoiler: As [[spoiler:As Evgeni, he takes over the Zogilian government right after Hina defects to the Alliance.]]
* NonActionBigBad: [[spoiler: ''Completely [[spoiler:''Completely averted'' as Gedar. He gets his own AceCustom and joins in the front lines of the battle.]]



* ThePowerOfHate: Coupled with a heaping dosage of {{Revenge}}, this is Bizon's modus operandi [[spoiler: in the finale.]]

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* ThePowerOfHate: Coupled with a heaping dosage of {{Revenge}}, this is Bizon's modus operandi [[spoiler: in [[spoiler:in the finale.]]



* ThatManIsDead: [[spoiler: When he plans his coup, he takes on the name "Evgeni Kedar" to avoid suspicion since he gains power around the time his present-day self went MIA.]]
* VillainousBreakdown: Has one upon finding out that [[spoiler: he's an incompatible coupler with Hina]] and that [[spoiler: Aoba is way better at syncing up with her.]]

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* ThatManIsDead: [[spoiler: When [[spoiler:When he plans his coup, he takes on the name "Evgeni Kedar" to avoid suspicion since he gains power around the time his present-day self went MIA.]]
* VillainousBreakdown: Has one upon finding out that [[spoiler: he's [[spoiler:he's an incompatible coupler with Hina]] and that [[spoiler: Aoba [[spoiler:Aoba is way better at syncing up with her.]]



* EvenEvilHasStandards: Is visibly disgusted by the acting commander callously gives orders that endangered the lives of the Zolgilian soldiers in episode 13. When [[spoiler: Evgeni goes the same thing, she helps counter the coup and takes the Adminburo down.]]

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* EvenEvilHasStandards: Is visibly disgusted by the acting commander callously gives orders that endangered the lives of the Zolgilian soldiers in episode 13. When [[spoiler: Evgeni [[spoiler:Evgeni goes the same thing, she helps counter the coup and takes the Adminburo down.]]
27th Mar '17 10:06:27 AM MasterHero
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* BrutalHonesty: He doesn't hide the fact that he's from the past from the Alliance fleet he winds up with.
* CassandraTruth: They don't buy his BrutalHonesty initally.
* FallingIntoTheCockpit
* FishOutOfTemporalWater

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* BrutalHonesty: He doesn't hide the fact that he's from the past from the Alliance fleet he winds up with.
* CassandraTruth: They The ''Cygnus'' crew don't buy his BrutalHonesty initally.
believe he comes from the past.
* FallingIntoTheCockpit
FallingIntoTheCockpit: After being thrown into the future, he first awakens in the Luxon's cockpit.
* FishOutOfTemporalWaterFishOutOfTemporalWater: Hailing from 74 years in the past.
* TheHero: Compared to Dio, Aoba is a more traditional kind of hero. His story involves him saving a princess (Hina) from an evil king (Bizon).



* NiceGuy
* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent

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* NiceGuy
NiceGuy: Honest, polite and always ready to lay out a helping hand.
* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent
OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent: At least, that is how his story begins.



* AcePilot
* BigBrotherInstinct

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* AcePilot
AcePilot: The best pilot in the ''Cygnus''. For the Buddy system to work, Aoba must assimilate his piloting skills.
* BigBrotherInstinctBigBrotherInstinct: To Fiona, obviously.



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGoldJerkWithAHeartOfGold: Over time, he comes to respect Aoba.



* ActionGirl

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* ActionGirlActionGirl: As expected of a trained soldier.



* CoolOldGuy
* TheGoodCaptain
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure

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* CoolOldGuy
CoolOldGuy: A funny, relaxed old man and a capable leader.
* TheGoodCaptain
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure
ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Ready to let his subordinates handle a mission if the situation calls for it.



* NiceHat
* NumberTwo
* PowerHair

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* NiceHat
PragmaticHero: [[spoiler:She would have shot Aoba if he had left the ''Cygnus''. Although she takes no pleasure in shooting a civillian and is grateful for him saving their lives, the military would be taking a huge risk letting a civillian to his devices while knowing classified information. Fortunately, it doesn't come to that.]]
* NumberTwo
* PowerHair
NumberTwo: Second in command of the ''Cygnus''.



* ShipTease: It's heavily implied that he is dating Elvira.
** RelationshipUpgrade: they get married after the war.

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* ShipTease: It's heavily implied that he is dating Elvira.
** RelationshipUpgrade: they get married after
OfficialCouple: In the war.
epilogue, he marries Elvira.
* TeamDad: To the ''Cygnus'' pilots.



* StaticCharacter: Doesn't evolve as his teammates.



* HotScientist
* ShipTease: It's heavily implied that she is dating Lee.

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* HotScientist
HotScientist: She has a curvaceous figure, especially noticeable in her labcoat.
* ShipTease: It's heavily implied that OfficialCouple: In the epilogue, she is dating marries Lee.




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* FlatCharacter: She has a crush on Aoba and is friends with Elvira and Anessa. That's all there is to know about her.



* BridgeBunny

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* BridgeBunnyFlatCharacter: No distinguishing traits other than her crush on Fromm.



* TwinTails

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* TwinTails



* {{Expy}}: Looks a lot like [[TalesOfGraces Asbel]].
* NiceGuy

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* {{Expy}}: Looks a lot like [[TalesOfGraces Asbel]].
* NiceGuy
NiceGuy: He gets along with everyone in the ''Cygnus'', even Dio.



* AcePilot
* AntiVillain: Among the Zogilian forces, he is THE ReasonableAuthorityFigure and looks out for those under his command as best as possible and respects the abilities of his enemies. In fact, [[spoiler: he is mortified at Bizon's decision to use the Gorgon on his own army.]]
* {{Bishounen}}
* {{Expy}}: He's a fusion between Rau le Crueset from Mobile Suit Gundam SEED as TheAce and team leader of the Zogillian pilots, and Gilbert Durandal from Gundam SEED Destiny in terms of design, heck his lack of a mask and direct conflict with the hero is the only thing keeping him from being a a true CharClone.
* KnightTemplar

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* AcePilot
* AntiVillain: Among the Zogilian forces, he is THE ReasonableAuthorityFigure and looks out for those under his command as best as possible and respects the abilities of his enemies. In fact, [[spoiler: he is mortified at Bizon's decision to use the Gorgon on his own army.]]
]]
* {{Bishounen}}
* {{Expy}}: He's
RankUp: Negotiates a fusion between Rau le Crueset from Mobile Suit Gundam SEED as TheAce and team leader of the Zogillian pilots, and Gilbert Durandal from Gundam SEED Destiny in terms of design, heck his lack of a mask and direct conflict peace treaty with the hero is Alliance in the only thing keeping him from being finale, implying he has attained a a true CharClone.
* KnightTemplar
position in the post-war government.



!!Bizon Gerafil [[spoiler: Evgeni Gedar]]

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!!Bizon Gerafil [[spoiler: Evgeni Gerafil[[spoiler:/Evgeni Gedar]]



* AnimeHair
* BloodKnight

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* AnimeHair
AnimeHair: Pointed, unkempt hair.
* BloodKnight
BloodKnight: Aggressive, reckless and hotheaded; Tarjim always throws himself into a fight without question.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Despite his lack of patience, Tarjim follows orders and cares for his friends, even if he doesn't show it often.
* RedOniBlueOni: The aggressive and hotheaded red to Lasha's calm and gentle blue.



* AntiVillain
* DudeLooksLikeALady
* NiceGuy

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* AntiVillain
AntiVillain: Rivalring Alfried as the most moral Zogilia soldier.
* DudeLooksLikeALady
{{Bishonen}}: With his androgynous looks and being voiced by a woman, it's easy to mistake him for a girl.
* NiceGuy
NiceGuy: Seriously, there is not a mean bone in his body.
* RedOniBlueOni: The calm and gentle blue to Tarjim's aggressive and hotheaded red.



* EvenEvilHasStandards: Is visibly disgusted by the acting commander callously gives orders that endangered the lives of the Zolgilian soldiers in episode 13.
** When [[spoiler: Evgeni goes the same thing, she helps counter the coup and takes the Adminburo down.]]

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* EvenEvilHasStandards: Is visibly disgusted by the acting commander callously gives orders that endangered the lives of the Zolgilian soldiers in episode 13. \n** When [[spoiler: Evgeni goes the same thing, she helps counter the coup and takes the Adminburo down.]]



* GreenEyes



* HeelFaceTurn: She finds her conscience when Evgeni Gedar ([[spoiler:actually an aged Bizon]]) plans to cause destruction on a planetary scale. She then goes out to help Alfried and the Alliance to stop him.
* KarmaHoudini: Granted, she gets screwed over by losing her position but upon helping the good guys stop [[spoiler:Bizon]] from causing the end of the world. The epilogue implies she will have a position of power alongside Alfried in the post-war Zogilia. To be fair, she does own up to her mistakes and the show gives her a more sympathetic portrayal in the finale.



* {{Expy}}: Of Nunally Lamperouge from Code Geass. She's a a crippled little sister to one of the central protagonists.
* IllGirl
* GreenEyes

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* {{Expy}}: Of Nunally Lamperouge from Code Geass. She's a a crippled little sister to one of BigBrotherWorship: Dio means the central protagonists.
world to her and she always tries to get him to reconcile with her father.
* IllGirl
* GreenEyes
IllGirl: Her attack on her home city left her paraplegic.




* InsaneTrollLogic: See JerkAss below.
* JerkAss: He blames his son for the death of his wife and crippling of his daughter because he was a member of the fleet that was defending their home town--one which was simply overwhelmed.

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* InsaneTrollLogic: See JerkAss below.
* JerkAss:
He blames his son for the death of his wife and crippling of his daughter because he was a member of the fleet that was defending their home town--one which was simply overwhelmed. overwhelmed.
* {{Jerkass}}: Gives Dio the cold shoulder and blames him for his wife's death and Fiona's condition, even when Dio did everything he could to protect them.
18th Nov '16 9:02:40 AM AlexisTruehart
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-->Voiced by: Arthur Lounsbery

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-->Voiced by: Arthur LounsberyCreator/ArthurLounsbery
8th Aug '16 1:10:34 PM ChaoticNovelist
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20th May '16 11:30:59 AM Morgenthaler
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* BlondesAreEvil
23rd Oct '15 4:14:11 PM Morgenthaler
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* GenreSavvy: He suddenly becomes this in episode thirteen, [[spoiler: realizing that Hina is about to throw herself into a TemporalParadox and saving her from being trapped in the resulting time loop forever.]]



* GenreSavvy: He pretty much figures out from the get-go that Aoba will be piloting more than once.
31st Aug '15 9:06:19 AM sorako
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* PurpleEyes: She has these, as a hint that [[spoiler:she's a time traveller trapped in a TemporalParadox.]]

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* PurpleEyes: She has these, as a hint that [[spoiler:she's she's a time traveller trapped in a TemporalParadox.]]from the future.
31st Aug '15 9:04:27 AM sorako
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* HeroOfAnotherStory: [[spoiler:Actually, she turns out to have been the original Heroine Of ''This'' Story.]]

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* HeroOfAnotherStory: [[spoiler:Actually, she turns out to have been the original Heroine Of of ''This'' Story.]]



* PurpleEyes: She has these, as a hint that [[spoiler:she's a time traveller trapped in a TemporalParadox.]]



* {{Yandere}}: His obsessive love toward Hina and his insecurity and jealousy toward Aoba for getting Hina's interest leads to his obsession over killing Aoba, in the process he even hurts Hina and forces himself on her just so he can have her all for himself.



* {{Yandere}}: His obsessive love toward Hina and his insecurity and jealousy toward Aoba for getting Hina's interest leads to his obsession over killing Aoba, in the process he even hurts Hina and forces himself on her just so he can have her all for himself.

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* {{Yandere}}: His obsessive love toward Hina and his insecurity and jealousy toward Aoba for getting Hina's interest leads to his obsession over killing Aoba, in the process he even hurts Hina and forces himself on her just so he can have her all for himself.
31st Aug '15 8:51:38 AM sorako
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A mecha pilot from the future who comes to the past in order to protect Aoba. [[spoiler:She has Time-travel issues of her own.]]

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A mecha pilot from the future who comes to the past in order to protect Aoba. [[spoiler:She has Time-travel issues of her own.]]



* HopelessSuitor: Even with Aoba out of the picture, Hina will never see Bizon as anything more than a broher figure.

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* HopelessSuitor: Even with Aoba out of the picture, Hina will never see Bizon as anything more than a broher brother figure.
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