History Characters / Gantz

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* TeensAreMonsters: an AxCrazy {{Sociopath}} by 14 years of age.
11th Dec '15 8:44:21 PM deltanine
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5th Dec '15 9:09:03 PM captainpat
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This trope is for attractive muscular females
* AmazonianBeauty: Most of the female giants, complete with the series standard GagBoobs.
1st Sep '15 5:49:17 PM MarkLungo
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* AnOfferYouCantRefuse: Gantz implants bombs in the heads of those whom it recruits; if you turn it down, your head goes ''boom''.

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* AnOfferYouCantRefuse: Gantz implants bombs in the heads of those whom it recruits; if you turn it down, your head goes ''boom''.
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* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal: You know shit has gotten real when the Giant Aliens attack the Gantz room, blowing the black ball out of the building and into the street, crushing the head of the man inside. Though, there's more where that one came from.]]
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* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal: You [[spoiler:You know shit has gotten real when the Giant Aliens attack the Gantz room, blowing the black ball out of the building and into the street, crushing the head of the man inside. Though, there's more where that one came from.]]

* [[spoiler: UnwittingPawn: As much a slave to forces beyond its control as the players it plagues. Although its powers are still near godlike and can be used to deadly effect no matter whose hand is controlling it.]]
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* [[spoiler: UnwittingPawn: As [[spoiler:As much a slave to forces beyond its control as the players it plagues. Although its powers are still near godlike and can be used to deadly effect no matter whose hand is controlling it.]]

* [[spoiler:AnArmAndALeg: Turns out to be fatal]]
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* [[spoiler:AnArmAndALeg: Turns AnArmAndALeg: [[spoiler:Turns out to be fatal]]

![[spoiler:Second Kei Kurono]]
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![[spoiler:Second !Second Kei Kurono]]Kurono

* [[spoiler: CruelAndUnusualDeath: Getting all but her head vaporized by the Nurarihyon Alien]]
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* [[spoiler: CruelAndUnusualDeath: Getting [[spoiler:Getting all but her head vaporized by the Nurarihyon Alien]]

* [[spoiler: CruelAndUnusualDeath: Apparently ripped apart by Nurarihyon. We only see that he's missing everything below his chest.]]
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* [[spoiler: CruelAndUnusualDeath: Apparently [[spoiler:Apparently ripped apart by Nurarihyon. We only see that he's missing everything below his chest.]]

* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal]]
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* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal]]%%* KilledOffForReal

* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal: Their entire population by the end of the series, bad and good.]]
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* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal: Their KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler:Their entire population by the end of the series, bad and good.]]
1st Sep '15 1:19:51 PM 43110
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** BadassBoast: "First, I will defeat you. Then, I will kill you. I will never forgive you for what you have done."
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** * BadassBoast: "First, I will defeat you. Then, I will kill you. I will never forgive you for what you have done."

** BrokenAce: But is probably this after the Giants have been defeated and his brother has been killed.

** * BrokenAce: But is probably this after the Giants have been defeated and his brother has been killed.

** BrokenAce: But is probably this after the Giants have been defeated and his brother has been killed. %%* LovecraftianSuperpower * LudicrousGibs: Their favorite method of execution [[spoiler: as Kurono found out personally.]] * NietzscheWannabe: A scary example, considering what they are...

* [[spoiler: WhatYouAreInTheDark: Cares more about the safety of his estranged older brother than his cool new vampire friends.]]
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* [[spoiler: WhatYouAreInTheDark: Cares [[spoiler:Cares more about the safety of his estranged older brother than his cool new vampire friends.]]
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%%* TheAce * ArrogantKungFuGuy: He's been taking karate lessons. Online.

* {{Badass}} * BaldOfEvil
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* %%* {{Badass}} * %%* BaldOfEvil

* ChaoticStupid * [[spoiler: CruelAndUnusualDeath: He gets caught and consumed by Nurarihyon's form (a giant and bizarre mass of naked women). Though, it does spit out his head.]]
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* %%* ChaoticStupid * [[spoiler: CruelAndUnusualDeath: He [[spoiler:He gets caught and consumed by Nurarihyon's form (a giant and bizarre mass of naked women). Though, it does spit out his head.]]

* {{Jerkass}}
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* %%* {{Jerkass}}

* LackOfEmpathy
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* %%* LackOfEmpathy

* LackOfEmpathy%%* NotSoStoic

* PunchClockHero * PsychoForHire * ScaryBlackMan * SmallNameBigEgo * TheSociopath * TheStoic ** NotSoStoic
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* %%* PunchClockHero * %%* PsychoForHire * %%* ScaryBlackMan * %%* SmallNameBigEgo * %%* TheSociopath * TheStoic ** NotSoStoic%%* TheStoic

* {{Badass}}: * ChaoticStupid
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* {{Badass}}: * %%* {{Badass}} %%* ChaoticStupid

* EvilIsPetty * {{Jerkass}} * [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal]]
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* %%* EvilIsPetty * %%* {{Jerkass}} * [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal]]%%* KilledOffForReal

* PunchClockHero * PsychoForHire
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* %%* PunchClockHero * %%* PsychoForHire

* BitchInSheepsClothing
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* %%* BitchInSheepsClothing

* {{Jerkass}} * KarmaHoudini * PunchClockHero * ScrewThisImOuttaHere * [[spoiler: VillainousBreakdown: When Knob, Shimaki, and Kuwabara are taken down.]]
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* %%* {{Jerkass}} * %%* KarmaHoudini * %%* PunchClockHero * %%* ScrewThisImOuttaHere * [[spoiler: VillainousBreakdown: [[spoiler: When Knob, Shimaki, and Kuwabara are taken down.]]

* BitchInSheepsClothing
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* %%* BitchInSheepsClothing

* DumbBlonde * GagBoobs
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* %%* DumbBlonde * %%* GagBoobs

* {{Jerkass}} * KarmaHoudini * PunchClockHero * ScrewThisImOuttaHere * [[spoiler: VillainousBreakdown: When her boyfriend Knob gets killed.]]
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* %%* {{Jerkass}} * %%* KarmaHoudini * %%* PunchClockHero * %%* ScrewThisImOuttaHere * [[spoiler: VillainousBreakdown: When [[spoiler:When her boyfriend Knob gets killed.]]

* {{Badass}}
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* %%* {{Badass}}

** GunsAkimbo * DeadpanSnarker
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** GunsAkimbo * %%* DeadpanSnarker

** GunsAkimbo * DeadpanSnarker%%* GunsAkimbo

* NiceGuy * PrettyBoy * TallDarkAndHandsome ** TallDarkAndSnarky
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* %%* NiceGuy * %%* PrettyBoy * %%* TallDarkAndHandsome ** %%* TallDarkAndSnarky

* {{Badass}} * BloodKnight
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* %%* {{Badass}} * %%* BloodKnight

* DeathSeeker
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* %%* DeathSeeker

* [[spoiler: GoOutWithASmile]] * HonorBeforeReason * JumpedAtTheCall: Believes in Kurono's cause. * [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal: Seems to have happened to him when he fights The God of War Giant to defend Kurono.]]
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* [[spoiler: GoOutWithASmile]] * %%* GoOutWithASmile %%* HonorBeforeReason * %%* JumpedAtTheCall: Believes in Kurono's cause. * [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal: Seems [[spoiler:Seems to have happened to him when he fights The God of War Giant to defend Kurono.]]

* TheQuietOne
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* %%* TheQuietOne

* ActionGirl * {{Badass}} * BloodKnight * BoobsOfSteel * DoesntLikeGuns
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* %%* ActionGirl * %%* {{Badass}} * %%* BloodKnight * %%* BoobsOfSteel * %%* DoesntLikeGuns

* ActionGirl * {{Badass}} * BloodKnight * BoobsOfSteel * DoesntLikeGunsNotSoStoic: When she shows her true feelings for Kaze.

* TheStoic ** NotSoStoic: When she shows her true feelings for Kaze.
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* %%* TheStoic ** NotSoStoic: When she shows her true feelings for Kaze.

* {{Badass}} ** BadassBookworm * [[spoiler: CruelAndUnusualDeath: Suffers one of the cruelest and most unusual deaths when he is hit by one of the Pandora's Box spores, turning him into a violent mutating mass of his own extremities, clothing, and weapons.]] * [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal]] * NervesOfSteel: "Yoshikawa! Cut off my arm!" * TheSmartGuy * StoicSpectacles
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* %%* {{Badass}} ** %%* BadassBookworm * [[spoiler: CruelAndUnusualDeath: Suffers [[spoiler:Suffers one of the cruelest and most unusual deaths when he is hit by one of the Pandora's Box spores, turning him into a violent mutating mass of his own extremities, clothing, and weapons.]] * [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal]] * %%* KilledOffForReal %%* NervesOfSteel: "Yoshikawa! Cut off my arm!" * %%* TheSmartGuy * %%* StoicSpectacles

* DeadpanSnarker * DualWielding * [[spoiler: DyingMomentOfAwesome: Killed immediately after delivering some serious blows to the nigh invincible God of War Giant, including cutting off some of his fingers, and letting everyone know that they can beat him.]] * TheFatalist * KatanasAreJustBetter * [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal: Cut in half by The God of War Giant.]] * MasterSwordsman
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* %%* DeadpanSnarker * %%* DualWielding * [[spoiler: DyingMomentOfAwesome: Killed [[spoiler:Killed immediately after delivering some serious blows to the nigh invincible God of War Giant, including cutting off some of his fingers, and letting everyone know that they can beat him.]] * %%* TheFatalist * %%* KatanasAreJustBetter * [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal: Cut [[spoiler:Cut in half by The God of War Giant.]] * %%* MasterSwordsman

* BadassGrandpa * CoolOldGuy * HotBlooded
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* %%* BadassGrandpa * %%* CoolOldGuy * %%* HotBlooded

* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal: Cut in two by The God of War Giant.]]
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* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal: Cut [[spoiler:Cut in two by The God of War Giant.]]

** BerserkerTears: A haunting villainous example. * BloodSplatteredWarrior
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** * BerserkerTears: A haunting villainous example. * %%* BloodSplatteredWarrior

* HumanoidAlien
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* %%* HumanoidAlien

* {{Invisibility}}
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* %%* {{Invisibility}}

* RevengeBeforeReason
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* %%* RevengeBeforeReason

* StarfishLanguage
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* %%* StarfishLanguage

* SuperStrength * SympathyForTheDevil * WolverineClaws
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* %%* SuperStrength * %%* SympathyForTheDevil * %%* WolverineClaws

* AliensAreBastards * FeatheredFiend * {{Flight}}
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* %%* AliensAreBastards * %%* FeatheredFiend * %%* {{Flight}}

* {{Invisibility}}
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* %%* {{Invisibility}}

* RazorWings * StarterVillain * WingedHumanoid
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* %%* RazorWings * %%* StarterVillain * %%* WingedHumanoid

* {{Badass}} * BizarreAlienBiology
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* AbsurdlySharpBlade: The swords which 1000 Arms possesses are capable of cutting through flesh, bone, the Gantz suits, and even stone. %%* {{Badass}} * BewareMyStingerTail: Which allows 1000 Arms to finish off [[spoiler:Kato even after it has been mortally wounded.]] %%* BizarreAlienBiology

* {{Badass}} * BizarreAlienBiologyDefiantToTheEnd: 100 Arms kills Kato during its last moments... after it has already been decapitated

* {{Badass}} * BizarreAlienBiologyDualWielding: The 1000 Arms statue carries two swords.

* HeroKiller: 1000 Arms.
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* FrickinLaserBeams: 1000 Arms has an ornament which can project deadly ones. * HealingFactor: 1000 Arms has one, via an ornament it possesses which seems to [[TimeMaster reverse any damage done to it]] so long as the ornament remains in tact. * HeroKiller: 1000 Arms.Arms kilsl [[spoiler:Kato]].

* HeroKiller: HollywoodAcid: 1000 Arms.Arms makes use of acid to fight, which viciously melts Kurono's arm and leg when he gets too close while attacking it.

* {{Invisibility}}
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* %%* {{Invisibility}}

* LightningBruiser
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* %%* LightningBruiser

* SuperPowerLottery: As well as strength and agility, the 1000 Arms Alien possesses... ** AbsurdlySharpBlade: Its statue's swords are, capable of cutting through flesh, bone, the Gantz suits, and even stone. ** BewareMyStingerTail: Comes in handy, seeing as how 1000 Arms is... ** DefiantToTheEnd: Kills Kato with its tail even after Kato has killed it with its own sword. ** DualWielding: It carries two swords. ** FrickinLaserBeams: One of its statue's ornaments can project deadly ones. ** HollywoodAcid: The kind that melts whatever it touches. ** MightyGlacier: In its statue disguise. ** NighInvulnerability: By way of... ** TimeMaster / HealingFactor: Another of its statues ornaments can reverse any damage that it takes, so long as the ornament survives. ** SymbioticPossession: Consumes a nerdy Gantzer's brains and adopts his personality to communicate with humans. The guy realizes this, but then he begins to like how powerful he feels in the alien's body. * SuperSpeed * SuperStrength
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* SuperPowerLottery: As well as strength and agility, the 1000 Arms Alien possesses... ** AbsurdlySharpBlade: Its statue's swords are, capable of cutting through flesh, bone, the Gantz suits, and even stone. ** BewareMyStingerTail: Comes in handy, seeing as how 1000 Arms is... ** DefiantToTheEnd: Kills Kato with its tail even after Kato has killed it with its own sword. ** DualWielding: It carries two swords. ** FrickinLaserBeams: One of its statue's ornaments can project deadly ones. ** HollywoodAcid: The kind that melts whatever it touches. ** MightyGlacier: In its statue disguise. ** NighInvulnerability: By way of... ** TimeMaster / HealingFactor: Another of its statues ornaments can reverse any damage that it takes, so long as the ornament survives. ** SymbioticPossession: Consumes a nerdy Gantzer's brains and adopts his personality to communicate with humans. The guy realizes this, but then he begins to like how powerful he feels in the alien's body. * %%* SuperSpeed * %%* SuperStrength

* SympathyForTheDevil: Though, we sympathize a lot more with the Tokyo Team, of course, since they are severely disadvantaged and out of their depth at this point.
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* SymbioticPossession: 1000 Arms consumes a nerdy Gantzer's brains and adopts his personality to communicate with humans. The guy realizes this, but then he begins to like how powerful he feels in the alien's body. %%* SympathyForTheDevil: Though, we sympathize a lot more with the Tokyo Team, of course, since they are severely disadvantaged and out of their depth at this point.

* ThisIsUnforgivable
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* %%* ThisIsUnforgivable

* AlasPoorVillain
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* %%* AlasPoorVillain

* {{Badass}}
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* %%* {{Badass}}

* {{Determinator}}: "Strong will."
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* %%* {{Determinator}}: "Strong will."

* HumanoidAliens
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* %%* HumanoidAliens

* InASingleBound
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* %%* InASingleBound

* PintSizedPowerHouse * PsychicRadar: The last one uses it to track down Kurono at his school. Which shocks him, since its the first time he's encountered an alien outside of the game. * TheRival: The last one seems to view Kurono as this. * RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Fight one of them, you fight all of them, each to the last breath. * SmugSuper
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* PintSizedPowerHouse * PsychicRadar: The last one uses it to track down Kurono at his school. Which shocks him, since its the first time he's encountered an alien outside of the game. * TheRival: The last one seems to view Kurono as this. * RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Fight one of them, you fight all of them, each to the last breath. * %%* SmugSuper

* {{Telepathy}}
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* %%* {{Telepathy}}

* AliensAreBastards
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* %%* AliensAreBastards

* AliensAreBastards
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* %%* AliensAreBastards

* AttackOfThe50FootWhatever * EldritchAbomination
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* %%* AttackOfThe50FootWhatever * %%* EldritchAbomination

* AliensAreBastards
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* %%* AliensAreBastards

* {{Jerkass}}
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* %%* {{Jerkass}}

* LovecraftianSuperPower * NightmareFetishist: All of them. * OurDemonsAreDifferent
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* %%* LovecraftianSuperPower * %%* NightmareFetishist: All of them. * %%* OurDemonsAreDifferent

* SmugSmiler * SmugSuper
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* %%* SmugSmiler * %%* SmugSuper

* AliensAreBastards
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* %%* AliensAreBastards

* BizarreAlienBiology * CloudCuckoolander / PsychopathicManchild: Nurarihyon observes attacks made against it as if it were observing someone challenging it at chess.
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* %%* BizarreAlienBiology * CloudCuckoolander / PsychopathicManchild: CloudCuckoolander[=/=]PsychopathicManchild: Nurarihyon observes attacks made against it as if it were observing someone challenging it at chess.

* HeroKiller: Nurarihyon.
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* %%* HeroKiller: Nurarihyon.

* LovecraftianSuperpower
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* %%* LovecraftianSuperpower

* MonsterLord
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* %%* MonsterLord

* OneWingedAngel / PhysicalGod: Nurarihyon itself.
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* OneWingedAngel / PhysicalGod: %%* OneWingedAngel[=/=]PhysicalGod: Nurarihyon itself.

* AliensAreBastards
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* %%* AliensAreBastards

* DeathFromAbove * [[spoiler: DiscOneFinalBoss: An extended vacation would have been much appreciated after this mission. Instead, they get TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt.]]
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* %%* DeathFromAbove * [[spoiler: DiscOneFinalBoss: An [[spoiler:An extended vacation would have been much appreciated after this mission. Instead, they get TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt.]]

* ForTheEvulz * FragileSpeedster
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* %%* ForTheEvulz * %%* FragileSpeedster

* SuperSpeed * SuperStrength
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* %%* SuperSpeed * %%* SuperStrength

** CallBack: [[spoiler: This was a callback to when Kurono killed a giant Buddhist Temple alien in the same manner earlier in the series.]]

* CharlesAtlasSuperPower
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* CallBack: [[spoiler: This was a callback to when Kurono killed a giant Buddhist Temple alien in the same manner earlier in the series.]] %%* CharlesAtlasSuperPower

* GeniusBruiser * HumanoidAliens * HumongousMecha
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* %%* GeniusBruiser * %%* HumanoidAliens * %%* HumongousMecha

* {{Jerkass}}: Many, though not all of them.
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* %%* {{Jerkass}}: Many, though not all of them.

* KnightOfCerebus: The God of War.
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* %%* KnightOfCerebus: The God of War.

* [[spoiler: The Remnant: Their numbers are severely depleted after their apparent defeat.]] * SmugSuper * SophisticatedAsHell * SufficientlyAdvancedAlien
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* [[spoiler: The Remnant: Their [[spoiler:Their numbers are severely depleted after their apparent defeat.]] * %%* SmugSuper * %%* SophisticatedAsHell * %%* SufficientlyAdvancedAlien

* AliensAreBastards
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* %%* AliensAreBastards

* EldritchAbomination * InsectoidAliens: Lots.
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* %%* EldritchAbomination * %%* InsectoidAliens: Lots.

* OurMonstersAreWeird * ViralTransformation: Pandora's Box.
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* %%* OurMonstersAreWeird * %%* ViralTransformation: Pandora's Box.

* AbusivePrecursors
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* %%* AbusivePrecursors

* BiggerBad: They are responsible for humanity's discovery and utilization of the Gantz technology.

* EldritchAbomination
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* %%* EldritchAbomination

* {{Jerkass}}
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* GreaterScopeVillain: They are responsible for humanity's discovery and utilization of the Gantz technology. %%* {{Jerkass}}

* LovecraftianSuperpower * LudicrousGibs: Their favorite method of execution [[spoiler: as Kurono found out personally.]] * NietzscheWannabe: A scary example, considering what they are... * TheOmniscient * PhysicalGod * ThePowersThatBe
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* LovecraftianSuperpower * LudicrousGibs: Their favorite method of execution [[spoiler: as Kurono found out personally.]] * NietzscheWannabe: A scary example, considering what they are... * %%* TheOmniscient * %%* PhysicalGod * %%* ThePowersThatBe

* {{Badass}} ** BadassInANiceSuit * CombatPragmatist
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* %%* {{Badass}} ** %%* BadassInANiceSuit * %%* CombatPragmatist

* GenreSavvy
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* %%* GenreSavvy

* {{Jerkass}}
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* %%* {{Jerkass}}

* LeanAndMean * LightningBruiser
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* %%* LeanAndMean * %%* LightningBruiser

* NobleDemon
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* %%* NobleDemon

* ProfessionalKiller
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* %%* ProfessionalKiller

* SmugSnake * TheStoic
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* %%* SmugSnake * %%* TheStoic

* {{Badass}} * DarkActionGirl
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* %%* {{Badass}} * %%* DarkActionGirl

* EmotionlessGirl: Supposedly. * KatanasAreJustBetter
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* %%* EmotionlessGirl: Supposedly. * %%* KatanasAreJustBetter

* OurVampiresAreDifferent
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* %%* OurVampiresAreDifferent

* {{UST}}: With Host Samurai.
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* {{UST}}: %%* UnresolvedSexualTension: With Host Samurai.

* TheAce ** BrokenAce: When he discovers he is a vampire.
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* TheAce ** BrokenAce: When he discovers he is a vampire.%%* TheAce

* {{Bishonen}} * [[spoiler: DroppedABridgeOnHim]] * [[spoiler: HeroicSacrifice]] * {{Jerkass}} ** JerkassWithAHeartOfGold * [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal]] * OurVampiresAreDifferent * [[spoiler: RedemptionEqualsDeath: He warns Kei that the vampires are coming for him, putting his own life in danger. A few panels later Host Samurai is holding his head in the air for Kei to see.]]
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* %%* {{Bishonen}} * [[spoiler: DroppedABridgeOnHim]] * [[spoiler: HeroicSacrifice]] * BrokenAce: When he discovers he is a vampire. %%* DroppedABridgeOnHim %%* HeroicSacrifice %%* JerkWithAHeartOfGold %%* {{Jerkass}} ** JerkassWithAHeartOfGold * [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal]] * %%* KilledOffForReal %%* OurVampiresAreDifferent * [[spoiler: RedemptionEqualsDeath: He [[spoiler:He warns Kei that the vampires are coming for him, putting his own life in danger. A few panels later Host Samurai is holding his head in the air for Kei to see.]]

* WalkingSpoiler
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* %%* WalkingSpoiler
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* CrazyPrepared * DeadpanSnarker
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* %%* CrazyPrepared * %%* DeadpanSnarker

* KnightTemplar
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* %%* KnightTemplar

* [[spoiler: MesACrowd: At first one Gantz seems bad. Then you find out there are thousands, if not, millions of Gantz balls on assembly lines and an endless supply of carbon copied men to "pilot" them.]]
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* [[spoiler: MesACrowd: At [[spoiler:At first one Gantz seems bad. Then you find out there are thousands, if not, millions of Gantz balls on assembly lines and an endless supply of carbon copied men to "pilot" them.]]

* SmugSnake
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* %%* SmugSnake

* {{Badass}} ** BadassNormal * BackFromTheDead
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* %%* {{Badass}} ** %%* BadassNormal * %%* BackFromTheDead

* HopelessSuitor: To Kishimoto * {{Jerkass}}--> {{Jerk With a Heart of Gold}}: Grows into a legitimately kind person whose still rough around the edges by the later parts of the story.
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* HopelessSuitor: To Kishimoto Kishimoto, who is firmly attracted to Kato and ignores his advances. * {{Jerkass}}--> {{Jerk With a Heart of Gold}}: JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Grows into a legitimately kind person whose still rough around the edges by the later parts of the story.story. * {{Jerkass}}: He begins the story as a very self-centered young man, seen when a homeless man falls on subway tracks at the beginning of the story and he hopes that the more heroic Kato won't call him over to help.

* HopelessSuitor: To Kishimoto * {{Jerkass}}--> {{Jerk With MaleFrontalNudity: There's a Heart very graphic closeup of Gold}}: Grows into a legitimately kind person whose still rough around the edges by the later parts of the story.his erect penis in chapter 168.

** MaleFrontalNudity: There's a very graphic closeup of his erect penis in chapter 168.

* TheProtagonist
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* TheProtagonistTheProtagonist: ''Gantz'' is focused on his (un-)life as he gets sucked into the world of alien hunting.

* SurvivalMantra * {{Technician Vs Performer}}: The Performer to Kato and Izumi's Technician. * TookALevelInBadass * TookALevelInKindness
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* %%* SurvivalMantra * {{Technician Vs Performer}}: TechnicianVsPerformer: The Performer to Kato and Izumi's Technician. * %%* TookALevelInBadass * %%* TookALevelInKindness

* {{Badass}} ** BadassNormal * BackFromTheDead
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* %%* {{Badass}} ** %%* BadassNormal * %%* BackFromTheDead

* CombatPragmatist * TheDeterminator * {{Deuteragonist}}
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* %%* CombatPragmatist * %%* TheDeterminator * %%* {{Deuteragonist}}

* TheHeart
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* %%* TheHeart

* TheLancer --> TheHero
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* %%* TheLancer --> TheHero

* TheObiWan: To Kurono
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* %%* TheObiWan: To KuronoKurono.

* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent
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* %%* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent

* TechnicalPacifist
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* %%* TechnicalPacifist

* ActionGirl * {{Adorkable}}
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* %%* ActionGirl * %%* {{Adorkable}}

* [[spoiler:BackFromTheDead [[BackForTheDead For The Dead]]: Brought back by advanced aliens only to kill her again to prove a point]].
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* [[spoiler:BackFromTheDead [[BackForTheDead For The Dead]]: Brought BackForTheDead: [[spoiler:Brought back by advanced aliens only to kill her again to prove a point]].

* TheChick
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* %%* TheChick

* HeroicSacrifice * MsFanservice
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* %%* HeroicSacrifice * %%* MsFanservice

* SacrificialLion
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* %%* SacrificialLion

* [[spoiler: EvilGloating: [[http://www.mangareader.net/gantz/365/5 He sure seems proud of trying to off Tae in front of Kei's eyes.]]]] * [[spoiler: EvilLaughter: [[http://www.mangareader.net/gantz/365/3 Sweet Jesus, does he find Kei's Heroic BSOD hilarious.]]]]
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* [[spoiler: EvilGloating: [[http://www.[[spoiler:[[http://www.mangareader.net/gantz/365/5 He sure seems proud of trying to off Tae in front of Kei's eyes.]]]] * [[spoiler: EvilLaughter: [[http://www.[[spoiler:[[http://www.mangareader.net/gantz/365/3 Sweet Jesus, does he find Kei's Heroic BSOD hilarious.]]]]

* [[spoiler: FreudianExcuse]]: It's never explicitly stated, but considering he was [[spoiler: thrown out of several-storey window by bullies he refused to back down against in an attempt to kill him. (Notably, when the bullies try to cover things up]] ""his entire class goes along with it.""), it's fairly freaking unlikely that his life is rosy, by any definitions of the term.
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* [[spoiler: FreudianExcuse]]: FreudianExcuse: It's never explicitly stated, but considering he was [[spoiler: thrown out of several-storey window by bullies he refused to back down against in an attempt to kill him. (Notably, when the bullies try to cover things up]] ""his entire class goes along with it.""), it's fairly freaking unlikely that his life is rosy, by any definitions of the term.

* IneffectualLoner * JerkAss
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* %%* IneffectualLoner * JerkAss%%* {{Jerkass}}

* [[spoiler:KilledOffForReal: He bites the dust in Chapter 366. It's interesting to note that Nishi, of all people, cries out for his mother as the alien ship disintegrates.]]
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* [[spoiler:KilledOffForReal: He KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler:He bites the dust in Chapter 366. It's interesting to note that Nishi, of all people, cries out for his mother as the alien ship disintegrates.]]

* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent * PsychoForHire
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* %%* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent * %%* PsychoForHire

* [[spoiler: SlasherSmile: Boy howdy, does he ever sport one in chapters 364 and 365.]] * {{The Social Darwinist}}
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* [[spoiler: SlasherSmile: Boy [[spoiler:Boy howdy, does he ever sport one in chapters 364 and 365.]] * {{The Social Darwinist}}%%* TheSocialDarwinist

* ActionGirl * AloofDarkHairedGirl
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* %%* ActionGirl * %%* AloofDarkHairedGirl

* [[spoiler:BackFromTheDead [[BackForTheDead For The Dead]]: Brought back by advance aliens only to kill her again to prove a point]]. * {{Badass}} * BikerBabe * BuxomIsBetter * [[DoggedNiceGuy Dogged Nice Girl]]: To Kurono.
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* [[spoiler:BackFromTheDead [[BackForTheDead For The Dead]]: Brought BackForTheDead: [[spoiler:Brought back by advance aliens only to kill her again to prove a point]]. * %%* {{Badass}} * %%* BikerBabe * %%* BuxomIsBetter * [[DoggedNiceGuy Dogged Nice Girl]]: %%* DoggedNiceGirl: To Kurono.

* SacrificialLion
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* %%* SacrificialLion

* BadAss * BloodKnight * BrokenAce * {{Dissonant Serenity}} * TheDreaded: To The Vampires.
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* BadAss * %%* {{Badass}} %%* BloodKnight * %%* BrokenAce * {{Dissonant Serenity}} * %%* DissonantSerenity %%* TheDreaded: To The Vampires.

* JerkAss
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* JerkAss%%* {{Jerkass}}

* {{Lack of Empathy}} * MasterSwordsman
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* {{Lack of Empathy}} * %%* LackOfEmpathy %%* MasterSwordsman

* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent
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* %%* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent

* PsychoForHire
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* %%* PsychoForHire

* SacrificialLion * SerialKiller * {{Sociopathic Hero}}: For any given definition of [[TokenEvilTeammate hero]]. * TheStoic * SuicideByCop * TallDarkAndSnarky * {{Technician Vs Performer}}: The Technician to Kurono's Performer. * TokenEvilTeamMate
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* %%* SacrificialLion * %%* SerialKiller * {{Sociopathic Hero}}: SociopathicHero: For any given definition of [[TokenEvilTeammate hero]]. * %%* TheStoic * %%* SuicideByCop * %%* TallDarkAndSnarky * {{Technician Vs Performer}}: TechnicianVsPerformer: The Technician to Kurono's Performer. * %%* TokenEvilTeamMate

* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent
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* %%* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent

* [[spoiler:BackFromTheDead [[BackForTheDead For The Dead]]: Brought back by advance aliens only to kill him again to prove a point]]. * BadassGrandpa
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* [[spoiler:BackFromTheDead [[BackForTheDead For The Dead]]: Brought BackForTheDead: [[spoiler:Brought back by advance aliens only to kill him again to prove a point]]. * %%* BadassGrandpa

* [[spoiler: CruelAndUnusualDeath: Each death, but particularly when he is beaten and torn apart by the Renaissance Statue Aliens.]] ** [[spoiler: DyingMomentOfAwesome: In that case he went guns blazing, trying to defend Inaba.]] * InSeriesNickname: Old Man.
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* [[spoiler: CruelAndUnusualDeath: Each [[spoiler:Each death, but particularly when he is beaten and torn apart by the Renaissance Statue Aliens.]] ** [[spoiler: * DyingMomentOfAwesome: In [[spoiler:In that case he went guns blazing, trying to defend Inaba.]] * %%* InSeriesNickname: Old Man.

* {{Badass}} ** BadassLongcoat: Sports a sleeveless one in his civilian life. ** BadassNormal: Doesn't wear a suit during his first mission. He ends up beating to death a few alien velociraptors and briefly defeats Gantz's superhuman target in a fistfight. * BareFistedMonk * TheBigGuy * BloodKnight * {{Bruiser with a Soft Centre}}: After stablishing himself as the tough guy from the group, he starts to open up to Takeshi's worshipping him as Muscle Rider, and cries when he tells his backstory. * CombatPragmatist
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* %%* {{Badass}} ** * BadassLongcoat: Sports a sleeveless one in his civilian life. ** * BadassNormal: Doesn't wear a suit during his first mission. He ends up beating to death a few alien velociraptors and briefly defeats Gantz's superhuman target in a fistfight. * %%* BareFistedMonk * %%* TheBigGuy * %%* BloodKnight * {{Bruiser with a Soft Centre}}: BruiserWithASoftCentre: After stablishing himself as the tough guy from the group, he starts to open up to Takeshi's worshipping him as Muscle Rider, and cries when he tells his backstory. * %%* CombatPragmatist

* TheStoic * TallDarkAndHandsome
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* %%* TheStoic * %%* TallDarkAndHandsome

* {{Badass}}
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* %%* {{Badass}}

* [[spoiler:GoOutWithASmile]] * [[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice: As the building collapses, he uses his remaining strength to divert the rubble from falling onto two alien children mourning their dead mother.]] * [[spoiler:KilledOffForReal: The explosion removes all of his limbs. As if that wasn't enough, the building's roof collapses on him.]]
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%%* GoOutWithASmile * [[spoiler:GoOutWithASmile]] * [[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice: As HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:As the building collapses, he uses his remaining strength to divert the rubble from falling onto two alien children mourning their dead mother.]] * [[spoiler:KilledOffForReal: The KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler:The explosion removes all of his limbs. As if that wasn't enough, the building's roof collapses on him.]]

* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent * [[spoiler: PersonOfMassDestruction: After his girlfriend gets killed during the Giant Alien Invasion.]] * PsychicNosebleed * [[spoiler:SanitySlippage]] * TheSmartGuy * [[spoiler: UnstoppableRage]]
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* %%* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent * [[spoiler: PersonOfMassDestruction: After [[spoiler:After his girlfriend gets killed during the Giant Alien Invasion.]] * %%* PsychicNosebleed * [[spoiler:SanitySlippage]] * %%* SanitySlippage %%* TheSmartGuy * [[spoiler: UnstoppableRage]] %%* UnstoppableRage

* AnimeHair
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* %%* AnimeHair

* {{Badass}}
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* %%* {{Badass}}

* [[spoiler: HeroicSacrifice: Dies in order to buy his team time to escape.]] * [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal: Overloads his psychic abilities trying to stall the Nuraryhon Alien.]] * TheMentor: To Sakurai
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* [[spoiler: HeroicSacrifice: Dies [spoiler:Dies in order to buy his team time to escape.]] * [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal: Overloads [[spoiler:Overloads his psychic abilities trying to stall the Nuraryhon Alien.]] * %%* TheMentor: To Sakurai

* TheObiWan: To Sakurai * PsychicNosebleed
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* %%* TheObiWan: To Sakurai * %%* PsychicNosebleed

* TheSmartGuy
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* %%* TheSmartGuy

* [[spoiler:BackFromTheDead [[BackForTheDead For The Dead]]: Brought back by advance aliens only to kill her again to prove a point]]. * BadAss
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* [[spoiler:BackFromTheDead [[BackForTheDead For The Dead]]: Brought BackForTheDead: [[spoiler:Brought back by advance aliens only to kill her again to prove a point]]. * BadAss%%* {{Badass}}

* [[spoiler: [[DyingMomentOfAwesome Dying]] OffscreenMomentOfAwesome: She finishes the monster that was about to kill Kei-2, but pays the ultimate price as a result.]]
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* [[spoiler: [[DyingMomentOfAwesome Dying]] OffscreenMomentOfAwesome: She DyingMomentOfAwesome: [[spoiler:She finishes the monster that was about to kill Kei-2, but pays the ultimate price as a result.]]

* GagBoobs * HelloNurse * [[spoiler: HeroicSacrifice: Heavily implied between chapters 356 and 357.]] * HopelessSuitor: To Kurono. * IdolSinger
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* %%* GagBoobs * %%* HelloNurse * [[spoiler: HeroicSacrifice: Heavily [[spoiler:Heavily implied between chapters 356 and 357.]] * %%* HopelessSuitor: To Kurono. * %%* IdolSinger

* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal: She saves Kei-2 at the cost of her own life between chapters 356 and 357.]]
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* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal: She [[spoiler:She saves Kei-2 at the cost of her own life between chapters 356 and 357.]]

* MsFanservice * OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent
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* %%* MsFanservice * %%* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent

* SmurfettePrinciple
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* %%* SmurfettePrinciple

* TookALevelInBadass * {{Yandere}}
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* %%* TookALevelInBadass * %%* {{Yandere}}

* TagalongKid * TookALevelInBadass
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* %%* TagalongKid * %%* TookALevelInBadass

* TheChick * [[spoiler: ColdBloodedTorture: What the Renaissance Statue Aliens inflict on him. [[TookALevelInBadass He gets better]].]]
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* %%* TheChick * [[spoiler: ColdBloodedTorture: What [[spoiler:What the Renaissance Statue Aliens inflict on him. [[TookALevelInBadass He gets better]].]]

* HopelessSuitor: To Reika.
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* %%* HopelessSuitor: To Reika.

* [[spoiler: RedemptionEqualsDeath: though more of an Usefulness Equals Death or Action Equals Death, as he'd stopped being a {{Jerkass}} a bit earlier.]]
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* [[spoiler: RedemptionEqualsDeath: though [[spoiler:Though more of an Usefulness Equals Death or Action Equals Death, as he'd stopped being a {{Jerkass}} a bit earlier.]]

* TeamPet
to:
* %%* TeamPet

* BattleCouple: [[spoiler: With Reika.]] * BadAss * CloningBlues * DoppelgangerReplacementLoveInterest * [[spoiler:KilledOffForReal: In Chapter 372.]]
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* %%* BattleCouple: [[spoiler: With Reika.]] * BadAss * %%* {{Badass}} %%* CloningBlues * %%* DoppelgangerReplacementLoveInterest * [[spoiler:KilledOffForReal: In KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler:In Chapter 372.]]

* BackFromTheDead * {{Badass}} ** BadassBystander * BerserkerTears * CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass
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* %%* BackFromTheDead * %%* {{Badass}} ** %%* BadassBystander * %%* BerserkerTears * %%* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass

* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal: Decapitated by The God of War Giant.]]
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* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal: Decapitated [[spoiler:Decapitated by The God of War Giant.]]

* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent
to:
* %%* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent

* ActionGirl ** DarkActionGirl: Tries to come off this way at first. It doesn't last long.
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* ActionGirl ** DarkActionGirl: Tries to come off this way at first. It doesn't last long.%%* ActionGirl

* [[spoiler: BackFromTheDead: Thanks to The Nerd.]] * {{Badass}} ** BadassBystander
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* [[spoiler: BackFromTheDead: Thanks [[spoiler:Thanks to The Nerd.]] * %%* {{Badass}} ** %%* BadassBystander

* [[spoiler: BackFromTheDead: Thanks %%* DarkActionGirl: Tries to The Nerd.]] * {{Badass}} ** BadassBystandercome off this way at first. It doesn't last long.

* [[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice]]
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* [[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice]]%%* HeroicSacrifice

* PluckyGirl * PunchClockHero * [[spoiler: SacrificialLion]]
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* %%* PluckyGirl * %%* PunchClockHero * [[spoiler: SacrificialLion]] %%* SacrificialLion

* TheAce * ArrogantKungFuGuy: He's been taking karate lessons. Online. * {{Badass}} ** BadassBookworm
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* TheAce * ArrogantKungFuGuy: He's been taking karate lessons. Online. * %%* {{Badass}} ** %%* BadassBookworm

* [[spoiler: DroppedABridgeOnHim]]
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* [[spoiler: DroppedABridgeOnHim]]%%* DroppedABridgeOnHim

* InHarmsWay * [[spoiler:KilledOffForReal]]
to:
* %%* InHarmsWay * [[spoiler:KilledOffForReal]]%%* KilledOffForReal

* MasterSwordsman
to:
* %%* MasterSwordsman

* PunchClockHero
to:
* %%* PunchClockHero

* SmugSnake * TheSociopath * SouthernFriedGenius
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* %%* SmugSnake * %%* TheSociopath * %%* SouthernFriedGenius

* TheStrategist * UnflinchingWalk
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* %%* TheStrategist * %%* UnflinchingWalk

** BadassLongcoat: Off the job. * TheBerserker * {{Bishonen}} * BloodKnight * BrokeYourArmPunchingOutCthulhu * ColdSniper
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** * BadassLongcoat: Off the job. * %%* {{Bishonen}} %%* TheBerserker * {{Bishonen}} * %%* BloodKnight * %%* BrokeYourArmPunchingOutCthulhu * %%* ColdSniper

* FaceOfAnAngelMindOfADemon
to:
* %%* FaceOfAnAngelMindOfADemon

* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal]] * LackOfEmpathy
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* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal]] * %%* KilledOffForReal %%* LackOfEmpathy

* PsychoForHire
to:
* %%* PsychoForHire

* PunchClockHero * SmallNameBigEgo * TheSociopath
to:
* %%* PunchClockHero * %%* SmallNameBigEgo * %%* TheSociopath

* InHarmsWay * {{Jerkass}} * KarmaHoudini
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* %%* InHarmsWay * %%* {{Jerkass}} * %%* KarmaHoudini

* MasterSwordsman
to:
* %%* MasterSwordsman

* PunchClockHero * PsychoForHire
to:
* %%* PunchClockHero * %%* PsychoForHire

* TheSociopath
to:
* %%* TheSociopath

* BaldOfEvil
to:
* %%* BaldOfEvil

* ChaoticStupid * DirtyCoward: Ultimately. * [[spoiler: DyingMomentOfAwesome: manages to kill the powerful alien he's fighting one-on-one, as it is killing him.]]
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* %%* ChaoticStupid * %%* DirtyCoward: Ultimately. * [[spoiler: DyingMomentOfAwesome: manages [[spoiler: Manages to kill the powerful alien he's fighting one-on-one, as it is killing him.]]

* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal]] * LackOfEmpathy
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* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal]] * %%* KilledOffForReal %%* LackOfEmpathy

* PunchClockHero * PsychoForHire * SmallNameBigEgo * TheSociopath
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* %%* PunchClockHero * %%* PsychoForHire * %%* SmallNameBigEgo * %%* TheSociopath
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