History Characters / RurouniKenshinTheTenSwords

18th Jul '16 7:55:10 AM creader
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* MoralityPet: In spite of his sinister nature, [[BigBad Shishio]] is genuinely in love with Yumi whom he professed understood him as thoroughly as he understood her.



* MoralityPet: In spite of his sinister nature, Shishio is genuinely in love with Yumi whom he professed understood him as thoroughly as he understood her.
18th Jul '16 7:53:51 AM creader
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* BadassInCharge: The BigBad leader of the "Kyoto arc". He takes so much punishment, and gives back so much in return, that characters occasionally ''doubt that he's human.''



* BadassInCharge: The BigBad leader of the "Kyoto arc". He takes so much punishment, and gives back so much in return, that characters occasionally ''doubt that he's human.''



* EvilerThanThou: His first assignment was [[spoiler: to eliminate the treacherous Choshu agent Iizuka, who was instrumental in Battousai's fatal match with the Yaminobu and Tomoe's death]]. He later remarks that [[EvenEvilHasStandards such scum as Iizuka]] are far beneath his skills, but will bide his time serving the Ishin Shishi [[FromNobodyToNightmare in order to make his name known]].



* EvilerThanThou: His first assignment was [[spoiler: to eliminate the treacherous Choshu agent Iizuka, who was instrumental in Battousai's fatal match with the Yaminobu and Tomoe's death]]. He later remarks that [[EvenEvilHasStandards such scum as Iizuka]] are far beneath his skills, but will bide his time serving the Ishin Shishi [[FromNobodyToNightmare in order to make his name known]].



* GoodScarsEvilScars: While Kenshin's scar is heroic, Shishio is just disfigured.



* GoodScarsEvilScars: While Kenshin's scar is heroic, Shishio is just disfigured.



* IWasQuiteALooker: He was [[http://mangafox.me/manga/rurouni_kenshin_uramaku_honoo_o_suberu/c001/8.html quite good-looking]] before his assassins torched him.


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* IWasQuiteALooker: He was [[http://mangafox.me/manga/rurouni_kenshin_uramaku_honoo_o_suberu/c001/8.html quite good-looking]] before his assassins torched him.


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* CulturedBadass: Yumi's not a fighter, but is skilled in other areas. She's a very intelligent woman and former high-class courtesan, Yumi is quite knowledgeable in regards to international affairs and modern discourse.


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** Though entirely clueless when it comes to swords and swordsmanship, she has demonstrated the ability to operate modern Western machines such as the telegraph and seems to be the chief monitor of Shishio's medical condition,changing his bandages regularly and also keeping track of his rising body temperature.
30th Jun '16 11:46:32 AM sorako
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* BastardAngst: His entire stepfamily was abusive towards him for his illegitimacy, which caused him to snap and kill them all.
11th Jun '16 9:43:49 PM DoctorTItanX
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* TransEqualsGay: Played with. He ''is'' a (very convincing) crossdressing AntiVillain who is in love with his male boss, Shishio. But while he is both gay and a VillainousCrossdresser [[spoiler: and a [[WholesomeCrossdresser Wholesome]] one after his HeelFaceTurn]], he is ''not'' transgender, as he identifies as a guy and flashes Misao when she accidentally misidentified him as a woman; he seems to find her mistake and her reaction both hilarious, despite having the crossdressing skills of a kabuki ''onnagata'' ([[WildMassGuessing which it has been theorized he once was]]) and presumably convincing people on a regular basis.

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* TransEqualsGay: Played with. He ''is'' a (very convincing) crossdressing AntiVillain who is in love with his male boss, Shishio. But while he is both gay and a VillainousCrossdresser [[spoiler: and a [[WholesomeCrossdresser Wholesome]] one after his HeelFaceTurn]], he Kamatari is ''not'' transgender, actually a transgender woman misgendered with male pronouns, as he truly identifies as a guy male and flashes Misao when she accidentally misidentified him as a woman; he seems to find her mistake and her reaction both hilarious, despite having the crossdressing skills of a kabuki ''onnagata'' ([[WildMassGuessing which it has been theorized he once was]]) and presumably convincing people on a regular basis.
10th Jun '16 4:50:38 AM SpectralTime
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* StatingTheSimpleSolution: During the climactic duel between Shishio and Kenshin, Yumi outright asks Houji [[WhyDontYouJustShootHim why he doesn't just shoot Kenshin]], since Shishio's body is approaching its limit. Houji responds by throwing his gun away, firmly believing that Shishio ''will'' beat Kenshin. [[spoiler: Kenshin wins]].

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* StatingTheSimpleSolution: During the climactic duel between Shishio and Kenshin, Yumi outright asks Houji [[WhyDontYouJustShootHim why he doesn't just shoot Kenshin]], since Shishio's body is approaching its limit. Houji responds by throwing his gun away, firmly believing that Shishio ''will'' beat Kenshin. [[spoiler: He almost does... but Kenshin wins]].puts up a better fight than expected, and it takes him too long.]]
9th Jun '16 11:30:37 PM Nintendoman01
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* StatingTheSimpleSolution: During the climactic duel between Shishio and Kenshin, Yumi outright asks Houji [[WhyDontYouJustShootHim why he doesn't just shoot Kenshin]], since Shishio's body is approaching its limit. Houji responds by throwing his gun away, firmly believing that Shishio ''will'' beat Kenshin. [[spoiler: Kenshin wins]].
7th Jun '16 7:33:58 PM IKEZE-KISAMA
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* AGlassOfChicanti: He's no Hannibal Lector despite his [[ImAHumanitarian hardcore man eat man philosophy]], and no, he doesn't have one post literally snacking on our hero, but he downs one during Kenshin's battle with Sojiro as he lectures Hoji on Sojiro's Shukuchi technique.

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* AGlassOfChicanti: AGlassOfChianti: He's no Hannibal Lector despite his [[ImAHumanitarian hardcore man eat man philosophy]], and no, he doesn't have one post literally snacking on our hero, but he downs one during Kenshin's battle with Sojiro as he lectures Hoji on Sojiro's Shukuchi technique.
7th Jun '16 7:32:22 PM IKEZE-KISAMA
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* AGlassOfChicanti: He's no Hannibal Lector despite his [[ImAHumanitarian hardcore man eat man philosophy]], and no, he doesn't have one post literally snacking on our hero, but he downs one during Kenshin's battle with Sojiro as he lectures Hoji on Sojiro's Shukuchi technique.



* TheDogBitesBack: [[spoiler: Killing orphanage children]] is textbook KickTheDog, but they never expected the dog who was kicked to traumatic degrees to TakeALevelInBadass.

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* TheDogBitesBack: [[spoiler: Killing orphanage children]] is textbook KickTheDog, but they never expected the dog who was kicked to traumatic degrees to TakeALevelInBadass.TakeALevelInBadass and turn them all into dilapidated jelly of human beings several years later.
7th Jun '16 2:46:52 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* IWasQuiteALooker: He was quite good-looking before his assassins torched him.

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* IWasQuiteALooker: He was [[http://mangafox.me/manga/rurouni_kenshin_uramaku_honoo_o_suberu/c001/8.html quite good-looking good-looking]] before his assassins torched him.



* DarkAndTroubledPast: Her merchant family was murdered and she was bought by a pimp.

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* DarkAndTroubledPast: Her In ''To Rule Flame'' Yumi explains to Shishio that she was from a well-off merchant family family, but they were all slaughtered by bandits [[SoleSurvivor except for her]]; since she had no living relatives, young Yumi was murdered sold off to a pimp, and she was bought by then became a pimp.prostitute. [[spoiler: It's very, ''very''' heavily implied that Shishio the one who did them in.]]



* GoOutWithASmile: She [[spoiler: goes out with a smile on her face and crying TearsOfJoy, happy that she was finally useful to Shishio in battle]].

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* GoOutWithASmile: She [[spoiler: goes out with a smile on her face and crying TearsOfJoy, happy that she was finally useful to Shishio in battle]].battle, and begging him to win the fight]].



* PleaseIWillDoAnything: In ''To Rule Flame'', [[spoiler: she offered herself to Shishio (whom she had BelligerentSexualTension with until then) as his mistress, in exchange for him avenging Hanabi and rescuing Akari and Kogari. He accepted, and from then on Yumi was a member of the Juppongatana.]]

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* PleaseIWillDoAnything: In ''To Rule Flame'', [[spoiler: she offered herself to Shishio (whom she had BelligerentSexualTension with until then) as his mistress, in exchange for him [[spoiler: avenging Hanabi Hanabi's murder and rescuing Akari and Kogari. Kogari.]] He accepted, and from then on Yumi was a member of the Juppongatana.]]



* UndyingLoyalty: To Shishio. This was the price of being rescued by Shishio- she pledged her life and death to him, to serve him in any way and die at his leisure.

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* UndyingLoyalty: To Shishio. This was the price of being rescued by Shishio- Shishio - she pledged her life and death to him, to serve him in any way and die at his leisure.
31st May '16 12:02:17 PM Morgenthaler
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* BlondGuysAreEvil: He's blond and evil.
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