History Characters / Coco

14th Dec '17 11:44:45 PM reppuzan
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* FatalFlaw: [[ItsAllAboutMe Selfishness]]. His single-minded interest to fulfill his own aspirations causes him to denounce his loving (if flawed) family, perform KickTheDog moments, and nearly become a spirit.

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* FatalFlaw: [[ItsAllAboutMe Selfishness]]. His single-minded interest Selfishness]], or more accurately, narrow-minded ambition. Miguel is so determined to fulfill his own long-repressed aspirations causes him to denounce that he denounces his loving (if flawed) family, perform performs numerous KickTheDog moments, and nearly become becomes a spirit.spirit. It also leads Miguel to forsake the foresight and advice of others if they don't apply to his "here and now", generally rushing to what seems to be the simplest and most direct answer to his problems without considering the potential consequences.
14th Dec '17 7:59:08 PM creader
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* TogetherInDeath: Hector and [[spoiler: Coco]] in the end.

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* TogetherInDeath: Hector and The epilogue shows that Héctor was ''finally'' able to reunite with [[spoiler: Coco]] in the end.Coco after she died]].
14th Dec '17 3:40:44 PM AdelePotter
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* DiedHappilyEverAfter: [[spoiler:She passes away during the TimeSkip, but is shown to be happy in the afterlife, reunited with her parents and visiting her living family members during Dia de los Muertos. She also seems to be more lucid as a spirit than she was towards the end of her life.]]
14th Dec '17 3:08:05 AM victorhugofan2
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* PetTheDog: When Miguel is [[spoiler:thrown into the cenote, Héctor comfort the him as he is scared and crying of being betrayed by Ernesto and not being able to see his family. What makes Héctor's act truly kind is that this is ''before'' they both realize their related. As such, Héctor still believes that Miguel is the great-great grandson of his murderer along with the fact the earlier on, Miguel [[KickTheDog called off]] their deal because Héctor was about to him back to his their other family members. Despite all of this, Héctor gives genuine comfort and soothing words to the distressed Miguel.]]

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* PetTheDog: When Miguel is [[spoiler:thrown into the cenote, Héctor comfort immediately comforts the him as he boy, who is scared and crying of over being betrayed by Ernesto and not being able to see his family.Ernesto. What makes Héctor's act truly kind is that this is ''before'' they both realize their related. As such, Héctor still believes that Miguel is the great-great grandson of his murderer along murderer. This is coupled with the fact with the fact that, earlier on, Miguel [[KickTheDog called off]] their deal because Héctor was about to take him back to his their other family members. Despite all of this, Héctor gives genuine comfort and soothing words to the distressed Miguel.]]
13th Dec '17 10:12:49 PM creader
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* TechnicianVsPerformer: Has shades of this with [[spoiler:Ernesto]]. Hector is the sincere, heart-felt Performer to [[spoiler:Ernesto's]] polished and pristine but emotionally vacant Technician. It's especially apparent in how they both sing "Remember Me": [[spoiler: Ernesto turned it into a cheesy love ballad aimed at no one in particular, while Hector originally wrote it as a lullaby for his beloved daughter. And then, there's that Ernesto stole Hector's songs because he knew he wasn't gifted enough to make it on his own artistic merit.]]

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* TechnicianVsPerformer: Has shades of this with [[spoiler:Ernesto]]. Hector Héctor is the sincere, heart-felt Performer to [[spoiler:Ernesto's]] polished and pristine but emotionally vacant Technician. It's especially apparent in how they both sing "Remember Me": [[spoiler: Ernesto turned it into a cheesy love ballad aimed at no one in particular, while Hector Héctor originally wrote it as a lullaby for his beloved daughter. And then, there's that Ernesto stole Hector's Héctor's songs because he knew he wasn't gifted enough to make it on his own artistic merit.]]



** To Miguel -- [[spoiler:Ernesto represents Miguel if the latter had let his own self-interest become the more important than his loved ones. What's more telling, both Ernesto and Miguel perform [[KickTheDog hurtful]] acts, but while Miguel [[PetTheDog makes it up]], Ernesto doesn't.]]

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** To Miguel -- [[spoiler:Ernesto represents Miguel if the latter had let his own self-interest become the more important than his loved ones. What's more telling, both Ernesto and Miguel perform [[KickTheDog hurtful]] acts, acts in the pursuit of their goals, but while Miguel realizes his mistakes and [[PetTheDog makes it up]], Ernesto doesn't.]]



* TechnicianVsPerformer: Has shades of this with Hector. Hector is the sincere, heart-felt Performer to Ernesto's polished and pristine but emotionally vacant Technician. It's especially apparent in how they both sing "Remember Me": [[spoiler: Ernesto turned it into a cheesy love ballad aimed at no one in particular, while Hector originally wrote it as a lullaby for his beloved daughter. And then, there's the fact that Ernesto stole Hector's songs because he knew he wasn't gifted enough to make it on his own artistic merit.]]

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* TechnicianVsPerformer: Has shades of this with Hector. Hector Héctor. Héctor is the sincere, heart-felt Performer to Ernesto's polished and pristine but emotionally vacant Technician. It's especially apparent in how they both sing "Remember Me": [[spoiler: Ernesto turned it into a cheesy love ballad aimed at no one in particular, while Hector Héctor originally wrote it as a lullaby for his beloved daughter. And then, there's the fact that Ernesto stole Hector's Héctor's songs because he knew he wasn't gifted enough to make it on his own artistic merit.]]
13th Dec '17 10:10:51 PM creader
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* IdenticalGrandson: With [[spoiler: Héctor. A subtle clue that they are actually related is that they share the same straight, parted bangs while Ernesto's bangs are curled. They also share similar quirks that set them apart from the rest of their family, including their talent for music and their less savory penchant for being deceitful in order to get what they want.]]

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* IdenticalGrandson: With [[spoiler: Héctor. A subtle clue that they are actually related is that they share the same straight, parted bangs while Ernesto's bangs are curled. They also share another similar quirks that set them apart from the rest of their family, including their talent for music and their less savory penchant for being deceitful physical trait in order to get what they want.having only one dimple.]]



* YourTraditionIsNotMine: The Rivieras are a clan of shoemakers, a tradition passed down from Imelda to Coco onwards. Miguel doesn't want to be another shoemaker [[spoiler: though after his time with Hector and Ernesto, he's okay about it as he learns to put family above his ambitions. Luckily Imelda and the other matriarchs relent about their disdain for music and let him pursue his dream.]]

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* YourTraditionIsNotMine: The Rivieras are a clan of shoemakers, a tradition passed down from Imelda to Coco onwards. Miguel doesn't want to be another shoemaker [[spoiler: though after his time with Hector Héctor and Ernesto, he's okay about it as he learns to put family above his ambitions. Luckily Imelda and the other matriarchs relent about their disdain for music and let him pursue his dream.]]



* BlackSheep: [[spoiler:To the Rivera family for abandoning his family to pursue his musical aspirations.]]



* PetTheDog: When Miguel is [[spoiler:thrown into the cenote, Héctor comfort the him as he is scared and crying of being betrayed by Ernesto and not being able to see his family. What makes Héctor's act truly kind is that this is ''before'' they both realize their related. As such, Héctor still believes that Miguel is the great-great grandson of his murderer along with the fact the earlier on, Miguel [[KickTheDog called off]] their deal because Héctor was about to him back to his their other family members. Despite all of this, Héctor gives genuine comfort and soothing words to the distressed Miguel.]]



* {{Tsundere}}: When she and [[spoiler:Héctor]] reunite, she is still angry and bitter towards him for abandoning their family. [[spoiler:Learning he was murdered, softens her to help him. When they and their family were sneaking into the Sunrise Concert, Imelda was having trouble removing her Frida Kahlo costume and when Héctor offered to help, she quickly and angrily rejects it. And when is face-to-face with Ernesto, she goes ViolentlyProtectiveGirlfriend on him for murdering Héctor, "the love of [her] life". And when her statement is brought up twice, she denies. A year later, she is shown to have reconciled with Héctor.]]

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* {{Tsundere}}: When she and [[spoiler:Héctor]] reunite, she is still angry and bitter towards him for abandoning their family. [[spoiler:Learning he was murdered, murdered by Ernesto before he could return home, softens her and while she still doesn't forgive him, she agrees to help ''help'' him. When they and their the family were was sneaking into the Sunrise Concert, Imelda was having trouble removing her Frida Kahlo costume and when costume, Héctor offered to help, but she quickly and angrily rejects it. And when she is face-to-face with Ernesto, she goes ViolentlyProtectiveGirlfriend on him for murdering Héctor, "the love of [her] life". And when her statement is brought up twice, she denies. denies ever saying. After performing "La Llorona", she energetically leaps into Héctor's arms before shyly moving away. A year later, she is shown to have reconciled with Héctor.Héctor, as they both share a kiss, hold hands, and dance with one another while visiting their living family.]]



* ShadowArchetype: [[spoiler:Ernesto is a dark reflection of both Miguel and Héctor if they were consumed with their self-interests to sociopathic levels.]]

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* ShadowArchetype: ShadowArchetype:
** To Héctor --
[[spoiler:Ernesto is a dark reflection of both Miguel and represents Héctor if they were consumed with their self-interests to sociopathic levels.]]the latter was devoid of any ''true'' familial love for his relatives.]]
** To Miguel -- [[spoiler:Ernesto represents Miguel if the latter had let his own self-interest become the more important than his loved ones. What's more telling, both Ernesto and Miguel perform [[KickTheDog hurtful]] acts, but while Miguel [[PetTheDog makes it up]], Ernesto doesn't.]]
13th Dec '17 9:55:29 PM creader
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* TheBabyOfTheBunch: He's the youngest Rivera at the time the film takes place. As a result, he tends to get treated as such, with his family members referring to him as ''mijo'' or "my son" as a sign of affection. His ''abuelita'' takes this further, referring to him as ''Mijito Chiquito Miguelito'', or roughly, "My dearest, sweetest, tiny son Miguel". [[spoiler:Héctor also begins referring to Miguel as ''mijo'' rather than ''chamaco'' or ''muchacho'' (boy or kid) after learning that they're related.]]

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* TheBabyOfTheBunch: {{Downplayed|Trope}}. He's not the youngest ''youngest'' Rivera at the time the film takes place.place, but is the youngest of the ''older'' children. As a result, he tends to get treated as such, with his family members referring to him as ''mijo'' or "my son" as a sign of affection. His ''abuelita'' takes this further, referring to him as ''Mijito Chiquito Miguelito'', or roughly, "My dearest, sweetest, tiny son Miguel". [[spoiler:Héctor also begins referring to Miguel as ''mijo'' rather than ''chamaco'' or ''muchacho'' (boy or kid) after learning that they're related.]]
13th Dec '17 8:41:18 PM gjjones
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* EpicFail: Miguel's ''grito'', or Mariachi shout, is unimpressive at first, being a high-pitched, crackly squeak that makes even the otherwise happy-go-lucky Dante cringe. Luckily for Miguel, he manages to fix this before he gets on stage for the first time.

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* EpicFail: Miguel's ''grito'', or which the Spanish word for "scream" and is used by Mariachi shout, singers, is unimpressive at first, being a high-pitched, crackly squeak that makes even the otherwise happy-go-lucky Dante cringe. Luckily for Miguel, he manages to fix this before he gets on stage for the first time.



* {{Deuteragonist}}: He's the second lead of the film.

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* {{Deuteragonist}}: He's the second lead focal character of the film.film after Miguel.



* ATragedyOfImpulsiveness: Elena destroys Miguel's personal guitar to make an example of why the Riveras don't want music in the first place. It only drives her grandson into going to steal Ernesto's guitar to participate in the talent contest.

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* ATragedyOfImpulsiveness: Elena destroys destroying Miguel's personal guitar to make an example of why the Riveras don't want music in the first place. It only drives her grandson into going place gave him the opportunity to steal Ernesto's guitar to participate in the talent contest.



* RobbingTheDead: Big time. [[spoiler:After murdering Héctor, Ernesto took his guitar, his music, his family's respect for him, his duly deserved fame and fortune, and his chance to see his daughter again, all to further his own career.]]

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* RobbingTheDead: Big time. [[spoiler:After murdering Héctor, Ernesto took his guitar, his music, his family's respect for him, his duly deserved fame and fortune, and his chance to see his daughter again, all to further his own career. However, Miguel returns the guitar and fame to its rightful owner once and for all.]]
13th Dec '17 7:01:11 PM reppuzan
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* MyBelovedSmother: Although she's Miguel's grandmother, Elena can be considerably overprotective, watching him to keep his mind off of music and making him eat more when he doesn't really want to.

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* MyBelovedSmother: Although she's Miguel's grandmother, Elena can be considerably quite overprotective, watching him at every hour of the day to keep his mind off of music and making him eat more when he doesn't really want to.



-->'''Elena:''' ''[threatening]'' I ''asked'' [[AnOfferYouCantRefuse if you would like more ta-ma-les...]]

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-->'''Elena:''' ''[threatening]'' I ''asked'' [[AnOfferYouCantRefuse if you would like more more]] ''[[AnOfferYouCantRefuse ta-ma-les...]]]]''



* ATragedyOfImpulsiveness: Elena destroys Miguel's personal guitar to make an example of why the Riveras don't want music in the first place. It only draws her grandson into going to steal Ernesto's guitar to participate in the talent contest.

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* ATragedyOfImpulsiveness: Elena destroys Miguel's personal guitar to make an example of why the Riveras don't want music in the first place. It only draws drives her grandson into going to steal Ernesto's guitar to participate in the talent contest.
13th Dec '17 6:43:54 PM reppuzan
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The woman responsible for the current trade and traditions of the Rivera family, she's the one that started the family shoemaking business and strictly forbade music after her husband left her and Coco to become a musician. She's strict and unwavering, and is the matriarch of the deceased Riveras. No one in her family (dead or alive) dares to stand up against her.

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The woman responsible for the current trade and traditions of the Rivera family, she's Miguel's great-great grandmother, Imelda is the one that started the family shoemaking business and strictly forbade music after her husband left her and Coco to become a musician. She's strict and unwavering, and is the matriarch of the deceased Riveras. No one in her family (dead or alive) dares to stand up against her.



Imelda's brothers and Miguel's great-great-uncles--a pair of twins who always stand together and dress identically.

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Imelda's brothers and Miguel's great-great-uncles--a great-great granduncles--a pair of twins who always stand together and dress identically.



Miguel's great-aunt, Julio's sister and Mama Coco's sister-in-law. She cares for Miguel dearly and helps the rest of the family look for him when he runs away.

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Miguel's great-aunt, great-grandaunt, Julio's sister and Mama Coco's sister-in-law. She cares for Miguel dearly and helps the rest of the family look for him when he runs away.



Miguel's stern grand-aunt, and Abuelita's sister.

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Miguel's stern grand-aunt, grandaunt, and Abuelita's sister.
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