History Characters / SengokuYouko

5th Dec '16 12:33:46 PM Prime32
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* HijackingCthulhu: It's noted that a human ghost being strong enough to possess a god, even a minor one, is highly unusual.



* SleepModeSize: Subverted: his "true form" is revealed to be a PoweredArmor of sorts, with his normal form situated in its head.

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* SleepModeSize: Subverted: his "true form" is revealed to be a PoweredArmor form of sorts, ElementalArmor, with his normal form situated in its head.
5th Sep '16 6:29:22 PM Arawn999
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!!Takekichi/Hyoudou Shinsuke[[spoiler:/Kazamatsuri Shinsuke]]

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!!Takekichi/Hyoudou Shinsuke[[spoiler:/Kazamatsuri Shinsuke]]
Shinsuke/Kazamatsuri Shinsuke
5th Sep '16 5:34:56 PM ExeloMinish
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!!Takekichi/Hyoudou Shinsuke

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!!Takekichi/Hyoudou Shinsuke
Shinsuke[[spoiler:/Kazamatsuri Shinsuke]]



* MeaningfulRename: He already dropped his old name before the series, to represent his growth from farmer boy to samurai. [[spoiler: Yoshiteru gives him the Kazamatsuri ("wind festival") name after Shinsuke took him for a flight with Arabuki's power, and he kept it for the rest of his life, including passing it onto his descendants.]]



* OfficialCouple: She is obviously in love with Shinsuke, and he with her.

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* OfficialCouple: She is obviously in love with Shinsuke, and he with her. [[spoiler: They end up HappilyMarried, though oddly enough not much attention is brought to it: she simply becomes part of his family and even gives him a kid or two during the decades shown passing in the second to last chapter.]]


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* TheWildHunt: His recurring character motif is the Japanese equivalent, the ''Hyakki Yako''/Night Parade of a Hundred Demons (or rather a thousand in his case, giving him the name of his SignatureMove Senki Yako). [[spoiler: After going full pacifist, he replaces the motif, taking on the looks of the thousand-armed Buddha.]]


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* NamesTheSame: Discussed InUniverse. He's not ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yamato_Takeru the]]'' Yamato Takeru, but it doesn't stop Shinsuke from wondering that for a moment when they first met, given all the legendary characters he's already seen by that point.
28th Jul '16 3:32:26 AM Morgenthaler
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* TheoryOfNarrativeCausality: The "fate power" they seek to harvest from Jinka and Senya is essentially the power to be the protagonist of a story. They set up a grand FinalBattle for Senya precisely because [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy since he has so much fate power, attempts to defeat him in an anticlimactic way are doomed to fail]].

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* TheoryOfNarrativeCausality: The "fate power" they seek to harvest from Jinka and Senya is essentially the power to be the protagonist of a story. They set up a grand FinalBattle for Senya precisely because [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy [[GenreSavvy since he has so much fate power, attempts to defeat him in an anticlimactic way are doomed to fail]].
11th Jul '16 5:03:51 PM Arawn999
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* {{Kitsune}}: His Spiritual Awakening technique transfers Tama's spiritual energy into his body, causing him to gain wild golden hair, fox ears, and grow tails made of PureEnergy (increasing up to nine as he learns better control of the technique). He later rockets up to [[UpToEleven 1000 tails]] after eating the flesh of a Mountain God, [[spoiler:causing him to become ModeLocked as an insane [[GodOfHumanOrigin "divine beast"]]. After his power in this form is stabilized he becomes an actual kitsune, capable of transforming between "giant fox" and "fox-eared humanoid" forms.]]

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* {{Kitsune}}: His Spiritual Awakening technique transfers Tama's spiritual energy into his body, causing him to gain wild golden hair, fox ears, and grow tails made of PureEnergy (increasing up to nine as he learns better control of the technique). He later rockets up to [[UpToEleven 1000 tails]] after eating the flesh of a Mountain God, [[spoiler:causing him to become ModeLocked mode-locked as an insane [[GodOfHumanOrigin "divine beast"]]. After his power in this form is stabilized he becomes an actual kitsune, capable of transforming between "giant fox" and "fox-eared humanoid" forms.]]
5th Jun '16 8:19:21 PM Arawn999
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* IAmAHumanitarian: After becoming the Thousand-Tailed Kitsune, he is a god that eats other gods.



* {{Kitsune}}: His Spiritual Awakening technique transfers Tama's spiritual energy into his body, causing him to gain wild golden hair with tufts that resemble fox ears, and grow tails made of PureEnergy (increasing up to nine as he learns better control of the technique). He later rockets up to [[UpToEleven 1000 tails]] after eating the flesh of a Mountain God, [[spoiler:causing him to become ModeLocked as an insane [[GodOfHumanOrigin "divine beast"]]. After his power in this form is stabilized he becomes an actual kitsune, capable of transforming between "giant fox" and "fox-eared humanoid" forms.]]

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* {{Kitsune}}: His Spiritual Awakening technique transfers Tama's spiritual energy into his body, causing him to gain wild golden hair with tufts that resemble hair, fox ears, and grow tails made of PureEnergy (increasing up to nine as he learns better control of the technique). He later rockets up to [[UpToEleven 1000 tails]] after eating the flesh of a Mountain God, [[spoiler:causing him to become ModeLocked as an insane [[GodOfHumanOrigin "divine beast"]]. After his power in this form is stabilized he becomes an actual kitsune, capable of transforming between "giant fox" and "fox-eared humanoid" forms.]]



* MisanthropeSupreme: Jinka has expressed his hatred of humanity many times in the series, and would much rather be a demon than a human. Tama's goal is to get him to let go of this negative attitude.

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* MisanthropeSupreme: Jinka has expressed his hatred of humanity many times in the series, and would much rather be a demon than a human. Tama's goal is to get him to let go of this negative attitude.attitude, which he eventually does.
* MonstrousCannibalism: After becoming the Thousand-Tailed Kitsune, he is a god that eats other gods.



* CharacterDevelopment: And ''how''. He's changed from a cowardly, near-useless swordsman to [[spoiler: a rage-filled {{Determinator}} with only revenge on his mind.]] Luckily he gets over it.

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* CharacterDevelopment: And ''how''. He's changed from a cowardly, near-useless swordsman to [[spoiler: a rage-filled {{Determinator}} with only revenge on his mind.]] Luckily he gets over it.it and becomes a skilled, calm warrior.



* NakedOnRevival: When the [[spoiler:Tribe of the Void freed her she was stark naked]].

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* NakedOnRevival: NakedOnRevival:
** When she is restored to her human form by Jinka at the beginning of the manga, she is naked.
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When the [[spoiler:Tribe of the Void freed her she was stark naked]].



* OfficialCouple: He finally confesses his feelings for Tsukiko in Chapter 92.

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* OfficialCouple: He finally confesses his feelings for Tsukiko in Chapter 92.92, and they are HappilyMarried for forty-some years.



* BlueAndOrangeMorality: She views a person's soul as an acceptable price for her help in combat.

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* BlueAndOrangeMorality: She views a person's soul as an acceptable price for her help in combat.combat, and is generally capricious and unpredictable.



* ButNowIMustGo: States that after everything is done, he has to get back to his duties as a River God.

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* ButNowIMustGo: States that after everything is done, he has to get back to his duties as a River God.God, which he does in the penultimate chapter.



* LaserGuidedAmnesia: Remembers nothing of his past.
* MakingASplash: When juiced up.

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* LaserGuidedAmnesia: Remembers nothing of his past.
past. [[spoiler:This is later revealed to have been a lie, as he is an offshoot of the mad god who killed Tsukiko's dad.]]
* MakingASplash: When juiced up.up, his body is made of water.



* RenaissanceMan: In the final chapter, he's become OlderAndWiser and has taken up go, bonsai trimming, haiku, crafting, and an number of other human hobbies.

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* RenaissanceMan: In the final chapter, he's become OlderAndWiser and has taken up go, bonsai trimming, haiku, crafting, and an a number of other human hobbies.



* NoSell: [[spoiler:Due to his spirit having no fixed form, the Tribe of the Void's control over him wears off almost immediately. He decides to go along with their plans anyway ForTheLulz.]]

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* NoSell: [[spoiler:Due NoSell:Due to his spirit having no fixed form, the [[spoiler:the Tribe of the Void's control over him wears off almost immediately. He decides to go along with their plans anyway ForTheLulz.]]



22nd May '16 3:43:20 PM Arawn999
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* {{Stripperiffic}}: Her current "wardrobe" consists of [[spoiler:a [[ChainmailBikini rock bra and skirt]], and nothing else.]]

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* {{Stripperiffic}}: Her current "wardrobe" during the battle against the Tribe of the Void consists of [[spoiler:a [[ChainmailBikini rock bra and skirt]], and nothing else.]]



* AnArmAndALeg: In the penultimate chapter, [[spoiler:he loses his left arm in a battle with Shinsuke. Kuzunoha manages to stop the bleeding, but he laments he'll no longer be able to continue his research.]]



* ScareEmStraight: To Tago in a roundabout way, [[spoiler:who gives up his evil ways after Yazen dies in a plague]].



* IdiotHero: In the final chapter, [[spoiler:Mudo remarks Senya's become increasingly simpleminded over the centuries.]]



* PhysicalGod: In the final chapter, he has become revered as the "White God".

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* PastimesProvePersonality: In the final chapter, Senya tells Mudo he's made a hobby of climbing snowy mountains. [[spoiler:This is to test and renew his determination to live for the sake of all his long-lost friends and loved ones.]]
* PhysicalGod: In By the time of the final chapter, he has become revered as the "White God".God", a mysterious entity who shows up amidst calamitous circumstances, resolves them, and vanishes.



* WalkingTheEarth: [[spoiler:After Tsukiko dies of old age he departs the village and roams Japan for 200 years, accompanied by a ''yūrei'' named Enra Enra and a tanuki-god of misdirection]].

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* VitriolicBestBuds: He and Mudo may bicker and insult each other like there's no tomorrow, but by the end of the series they're close friends.
* WalkingTheEarth: [[spoiler:After Tsukiko dies of old age he departs the hidden village and roams Japan for 200 years, accompanied by a ''yūrei'' named Enra Enra and a tanuki-god of misdirection]].misdirection. He also frequently visits Mudo and Jinka, and the three periodically team up and save Japan from mad gods and other calamitous threats.]]



* [[MyMasterRightOrWrong My Lover Right or Wrong]]: Tama notes that she just goes along with her newest lover's whims.

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* [[MyMasterRightOrWrong My Lover Right or Wrong]]: MyMasterRightOrWrong: Tama notes that she just goes along with her newest lover's whims.



* MadGod: Tama calls her one based on her capriciousness and unpredictability.



* YourSoulIsMine: The Mountain Goddess informs Tama that the price for using her in battle would be to have either Tama or Jinka give up their soul to her for eating at the end of their journey.

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* YourSoulIsMine: The Mountain Goddess informs Tama that the price for using her in battle would be to have either Tama or Jinka give up their soul to her for eating at the end of their journey.
journey. [[spoiler:She whimsically lets them off the hook after watching Shinsuke attempt to and almost succeed at killing Yazen.]]



* BoobsOfSteel: She's a competent fighter despite possessing no powers, [[spoiler:and post timeskip her bust rivals Shakugan's.]]

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* BoobsOfSteel: She's a competent fighter despite possessing no powers, [[spoiler:and and post timeskip her bust rivals Shakugan's.]]



* HarmlessVillain: Though he tries hard to be a main antagonist, he's nothing more than a minor nuisance. [[spoiler:His daughter is disdainful towards his past as a villain, though Mudo and Senya assure her he was no real threat to anyone.]]

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* HarmlessVillain: Though he tries hard to be a main antagonist, he's nothing more than a minor nuisance. [[spoiler:His daughter is dismayed and disdainful towards his past as a villain, though Mudo and Senya assure her he was no real threat to anyone.]]



* BlueBlood: Tago refers to him as "Lord", although that might just be him kissing up.

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* BlueBlood: Tago refers to him as "Lord", although that might just be and in the final chapter, Jinka and Senya call him kissing up.the Black Dragon Lord.



* IAmAHumanitarian: Wanted to eat Senya, Tsukiko, and Tama.

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* IAmAHumanitarian: Wanted He initially wanted to eat Senya, Tsukiko, and Tama.



* RenaissanceMan: In the final chapter, he's become OlderAndWiser and taken up go, bonsai trimming, haiku, and crafting.

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* RenaissanceMan: In the final chapter, he's become OlderAndWiser and has taken up go, bonsai trimming, haiku, crafting, and crafting.an number of other human hobbies.



* ScareEmStraight: To Tago in a roundabout way, [[spoiler:who gives up his evil ways after Yazen dies in a plague]].
22nd May '16 2:06:46 AM Arawn999
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* BabiesEverAfter: The final chapter shows [[spoiler:Senya remembering Shakugan holding a young child with a mix between Shinsuke's hair and hers.]]



* HappilyMarried: He and Tsukiko were together [[spoiler:nigh on forty years before she died of old age]].



* HappilyMarried: She and Senya were married forty-odd years.



* PhysicalGod: Is a river god, and can assume his true form by ingesting large amounts of water.

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* PhysicalGod: Is a river god, and can assume his true form by ingesting large amounts of water. [[spoiler:It turns out he is an offshoot of the mad god Senya killed trying to protect Tsukiko's village]].


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* HarmlessVillain: Though he tries hard to be a main antagonist, he's nothing more than a minor nuisance. [[spoiler:His daughter is disdainful towards his past as a villain, though Mudo and Senya assure her he was no real threat to anyone.]]
21st May '16 11:11:24 PM Arawn999
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* ActualPacifist: She has never resorted to violence in combat, instead opting to enable Jinka's SuperMode. In Part 2, she resorts to illusions to avoid engaging in direct combat.

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* ActualPacifist: She has never resorted to violence in combat, instead opting to enable Jinka's SuperMode.SuperMode and let him do the fighting. In Part 2, she resorts to illusions to avoid engaging in direct combat.



* OfficialCouple: Jinka proposes to her before the final battle, and when he transforms into the Beast God she accepts in an effort to calm him down. She even spends 8 years searching for him.

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* OfficialCouple: Jinka proposes to her before the final battle, and when he transforms into the Beast God she accepts in an effort to calm him down. She even spends 8 years searching for him.him, [[spoiler:and by the final chapter they've been happily married for 200 years]].



* EyepatchAfterTimeSkip: In the final chapter, after a 200-year timeskip, he sports an eyepatch over his left eye.

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* EyepatchAfterTimeSkip: In the final chapter, after a 200-year timeskip, he He sports an eyepatch over his left eye.eye in the final chapter, [[spoiler:which takes place after a 200-year timeskip]].
* FireForgedFriends: With Jinka and Mudo by the final chapter.



* OfficialCouple: He asks for Tama's hand in marriage once he becomes a demon, and she accepts once he becomes the Thousand-Tailed Demon Fox.

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* OfficialCouple: He asks for Tama's hand in marriage once he becomes a demon, and she accepts once he becomes the Thousand-Tailed Demon Fox. [[spoiler:By the final chapter, they're still happily married 200 years and counting.]]



* SuperMode: His Spiritual Awakening temporarily turns him into a kitsune. He wants to find a way to make the change permanent.

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* SuperMode: His Spiritual Awakening temporarily turns him into a kitsune. He wants to find a way to make the change permanent.permanent, [[spoiler:and succeeds in the penultimate chapter]].


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* JustFriends: He insists his relationship with Setsu the ''yuki-onna'' is purely platonic, despite ribbing from Jinka and Mudo.
21st May '16 7:46:58 PM Arawn999
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* EarlyBirdCameo: The final chapter [[CanonWelding strongly implies that he is the White God mentioned in]] ''Spirit Circle''.


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* RenaissanceMan: In the final chapter, he's become OlderAndWiser and taken up go, bonsai trimming, haiku, and crafting.
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