History Characters / UminekoWhenTheyCry1998Humans

16th Oct '17 10:34:49 AM sorako
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* NotSoDifferent: To [[spoiler:Sayo Yasuda/Beatrice,]] lampshaded heavily in the manga. [[spoiler:Both are possibly the closest women to Battler and are abandoned and possibly forgotten by him. Both resent and blame at least one of their parent figures (Kinzo for Sayo and Eva for Ange). Both were severely bullied. Both used "magic" as escapism. Both have given up on life and wanted to commit suicide. In the manga, Beatrice lampshades the similarity herself, saying both of them could have had a happy life had they faced reality and chosen a path they could not see.]]

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* NotSoDifferent: To [[spoiler:Sayo Yasuda/Beatrice,]] lampshaded heavily in the manga. [[spoiler:Both are possibly wanted to be the closest women to Battler and be with him forever, but are abandoned and possibly forgotten by him. Both resent and blame at least one of their parent figures (Kinzo for Sayo and Eva for Ange). Both were severely bullied. Both used "magic" as escapism. Both have given up on life and wanted to commit suicide. In the manga, Beatrice lampshades the similarity herself, saying both of them could have had a happy life had they faced reality and chosen a path they could not see.]]
7th Oct '17 7:37:30 PM sorako
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* BigBrotherWorship: Despite not getting to see Battler much when growing up due to his conflict with their father, Ange clearly adores her brother and holds her memories of him dear.



* CharacterExaggeration: Her BigBrotherAttraction in the first chapter of the [=EP4=] manga; also parodied in the "story so far" segments in Episode 6 and other extra materials.

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* CharacterExaggeration: Her In the manga of Episode 4, she makes a complete fixation on Battler whenever she remembers her family. She also gets a major BigBrotherAttraction in the first chapter of the [=EP4=] manga; also case parodied in the "story so far" segments in Episode 6 and other extra materials.
5th Oct '17 10:01:58 PM sorako
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* BungledSuicide: She attempts to throw herself off a building at the end of [=EP 3=] to be with her dead parents and brother, but Bernkastel stops her. She jumps anyway, but survives thanks to being caught by a safety net. However, [[spoiler:she doesn't survive when she GoesMadFromTheRevelation after learning the truth of Rokkenjima.]] [[DeathIsCheap Not that it lasts long.]]

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* BungledSuicide: She attempts to throw herself off a In the "future" segments of [=EP4=], it's said Ange survived her jump from the building at the end of [=EP 3=] to be with her dead parents and brother, but Bernkastel stops her. She jumps anyway, but survives thanks to being caught by a safety net. However, [[spoiler:she doesn't survive given the heavy mixture of fantasy in those segments it's very hard to tell how much of what is happening there is true or whether Ange is even still alive or not. [[spoiler:The ending of the [=EP8=] manga confirms Ange was caught by a safety net when she GoesMadFromTheRevelation after learning attempted suicide in the truth of Rokkenjima.]] [[DeathIsCheap Not that it lasts long.real world and everything we see her go through is her NearDeathExperience.]]



* CruelAndUnusualDeath: Towards the end of [=EP4=], [[spoiler:as punishment for breaking the rule of keeping her true identity secret, Ange had her body plucked from behind bit by bit with painful tools that picked at her flesh as they twisted and tore it off until she was nothing but a pile of meat scraps.]] Battler is understandably pissed off at this.

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* CruelAndUnusualDeath: One of the biggest ones in the series, which is saying something. Towards the end of [=EP4=], [[spoiler:as punishment for breaking the rule of keeping exposing her true identity secret, identity, Ange had her body plucked from behind bit by bit with painful tools that picked at her flesh as they twisted and tore it off until she was nothing but a pile of meat scraps.]] To say Battler is understandably was pissed off at this.his little sister being put through this is a big {{understatement}}.



* FriendToAllChildren: In the epilogue, [[spoiler:Ange is sponsoring the reopened Fukuin House and is teaching the orphans in there about magic to find happiness.]]

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* FriendToAllChildren: In the epilogue, [[spoiler:Ange is sponsoring the reopened Fukuin House and is teaching House]]. She's shown to be good with the orphans in children there and teaches them about magic to find happiness.]]



* InterruptedSuicide: Her first meeting with Bern.

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* InterruptedSuicide: Her first meeting Ange attempts to throw herself off a building at the end of [=EP3=] to be with Bern.her dead parents and brother, but Bernkastel stops her.



* JerkassRealization: As Ange comes to understand what Maria's "magic" really is, she realizes how horrible she was to Maria when, at the time she was still a small child, she mocked Maria for keep playing with stuffed toys and acting like they are her friends when they aren't even real. Ange gets to see how that must has deeply hurt Maria's heart and threatened her emotional stability given that she attacked Maria's one coping mechanism.



* {{Nephewism}}: After her parents died in Rokkenjima, Ange was put under the care of her aunt Eva. Unfortunately, Ange didn't want to accept her as her new mother and suspected her of being the killer of her real parents, which caused their relationship to fall apart.

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* {{Nephewism}}: After her parents died in Rokkenjima, Ange was put under the care of her aunt Eva. Unfortunately, Eva initially tried to be good to Ange, but Ange didn't want to accept her as her new mother rejected Eva and suspected accused her of being the killer of her real parents, which parents. This caused their relationship to fall apart.apart and both ended up hating each other until the end.



* OrphansOrdeal: Not helped by being surrounded by [[JerkAss Jerkasses]] in a BoardingSchoolOfHorrors.
%%* ParentalAbandonment

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* OrphansOrdeal: Her life has been a living hell ever since her parents died and she was raised by her abusive aunt instead. Not helped by being surrounded by [[JerkAss Jerkasses]] {{Jerkass}}es in a BoardingSchoolOfHorrors.
%%* ParentalAbandonment* ParentalAbandonment: She lost her parents when she was six years old.



* SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong: Her reason for traveling back in time was to change the events of 1986 so everyone could come back. [[spoiler:Ultimately subverted: by the end of the series, most of the people who were on the island are dead and nothing will change that.]]

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* SecretIdentity: In [=EP4=], Ange is brought to the Rokkenjima game board by Bernkastel, but she's forbidden from telling Battler her true identity because Lambdadelta thought that it could make Ange too much of an advantage for the anti-fantasy side. [[spoiler:When she does spell out the truth, CruelAndUnusualDeath ensues.]]
* SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong: Her reason for traveling back in time was to change the events of 1986 so everyone could come back. [[spoiler:Ultimately subverted: by the end of the series, most of the people who were on the island are dead and nothing will change that. Ange comes to accept this and makes her personal mission to make the best out of her future despite all the tragic events that lead to it.]]



* TongueTied: In [=EP4=], Ange is brought to the Rokkenjima game board by Bernkastel, but she's forbidden from telling Battler her true identity because Lambdadelta thought that it could make Ange too much of an advantage for the anti-fantasy side. [[spoiler:When she does spell out the truth, CruelAndUnusualDeath ensues.]]
18th Sep '17 3:56:36 PM sorako
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* SugarAndIcePersonality: She's cold, aloof and sarcastic to everyone. Battler is pretty much the only one who gets to see any sugar.

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* SugarAndIcePersonality: She's cold, aloof often aloof, cynical and sarcastic to everyone. Battler is pretty sarcastic, but she reveals a much the only one who gets more human and compassionate side as you get to see any sugar.know her.
6th Sep '17 9:34:18 AM Lyendith
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4th Sep '17 11:49:56 AM sorako
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* NotSoDifferent: To [[spoiler:Sayo Yasuda/Beatrice,]] lampshaded heavily in the manga. [[spoiler:Both are possibly the closest women to Battler and are abandoned and possibly forgotten by him. Both resent and blame at least one of their parent figures (Kinzo for Yasu and Eva for Ange). Both were severely bullied. Both used "magic" as escapism. Both have given up on life and wanted to commit suicide. In the manga, Beatrice lampshades the similarity herself, saying both of them could have had a happy life had they faced reality and chosen a path they could not see.]]

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* NotSoDifferent: To [[spoiler:Sayo Yasuda/Beatrice,]] lampshaded heavily in the manga. [[spoiler:Both are possibly the closest women to Battler and are abandoned and possibly forgotten by him. Both resent and blame at least one of their parent figures (Kinzo for Yasu Sayo and Eva for Ange). Both were severely bullied. Both used "magic" as escapism. Both have given up on life and wanted to commit suicide. In the manga, Beatrice lampshades the similarity herself, saying both of them could have had a happy life had they faced reality and chosen a path they could not see.]]
26th Jul '17 2:01:28 PM sorako
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** The manga goes for a more complex and profound take on it: [[spoiler:Ange does accept the horrible truth of the Rokkenjima incident. However, from it and understanding the truth of her family's hearts Ange creates her own truth of how she understands her family wasn't perfect, but she knows they weren't monsters and they wish for her to live on and find happiness.]]

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** The manga goes for a more complex and profound take on it: [[spoiler:Ange does accept the horrible truth of the Rokkenjima incident. However, from it and understanding the truth of her family's hearts hearts, Ange creates her own truth of how she understands her family wasn't perfect, but she knows they weren't monsters and they wish for her to will live on and find happiness.inside her heart.]]
29th May '17 10:12:57 AM sorako
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* TookALevenInCheerfulness: By the end of the series, Ange has gone from a bitter PerpetualFrowner to a much more lively and open-minded girl who smiles often.

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* TookALevenInCheerfulness: TookALevelInCheerfulness: By the end of the series, Ange has gone from a bitter PerpetualFrowner to a much more lively and open-minded girl who smiles often.
29th May '17 10:12:39 AM sorako
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* TookALevenInCheerfulness: By the end of the series, Ange has gone from a bitter PerpetualFrowner to a much more lively and open-minded girl who smiles often.



* PetTheDog: Despite [[spoiler:being assigned the job of killing Ange]], his speech about {{child soldier}}s in Episode 6 and the parallels he makes with Ange's situation sound like an attempt to dissuade her from going to Rokkenjima, and apparently he stayed quite long at the phone with Okonogi, like he was having some hesitations [[spoiler:about killing her]].



* WhiteHairBlackHeart: [[spoiler:Though he seems amiable towards Ange, it's shown that he wouldn't hesitate to kill her.]]
** However, [[spoiler:his speech about child soldiers in Episode 6 and the parallels he makes with Ange's situation sound like an attempt to dissuade her from going to Rokkenjima, and apparently he stayed quite long at the phone with Okonogi, like he was having some hesitations.]] Also consider that [[spoiler:the events where he kills both Kasumi and Ange may have never happened and be a fruit of Ange's (not unjustified) paranoia.]]

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* WhiteHairBlackHeart: [[spoiler:Though he seems amiable towards Ange, it's shown that he wouldn't hesitate to kill her.]]
**
]] However, [[spoiler:his speech about child soldiers in Episode 6 and the parallels he makes with Ange's situation sound like an attempt to dissuade her from going to Rokkenjima, and apparently he stayed quite long at the phone with Okonogi, like he was having some hesitations.]] Also consider that it might be subverted because [[spoiler:the events where he kills both Kasumi and Ange may have never happened and be a fruit of Ange's (not unjustified) paranoia.]]
9th May '17 4:16:10 AM darksoul4242
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* ThatWomanIsDead: [[spoiler:This what Bernkastel's statement in red "Ange Ushiromiya dies without fail in 1998" in [=EP8=] manga really meant. After returning to her future, Ange decides that the Ange who is obsessed with the past has to die to give birth to a new Ange who looks into the bright future. Ange then abandons the Ushiromiya name and becomes an author under the name Yukari Kotobuki.]]

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* ThatWomanIsDead: [[spoiler:This is what Bernkastel's statement in red "Ange Ushiromiya dies without fail in 1998" in [=EP8=] manga really meant. After returning to her future, Ange decides that the Ange who is obsessed with the past has to die to give birth to a new Ange who looks into the bright future. Ange then abandons the Ushiromiya name and becomes an author under the name Yukari Kotobuki.]]
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