History ComicBook / UsagiYojimbo

13th Aug '16 12:16:59 AM LBHills
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** At one point, Inazuma realizes that the operator of a lonely roadside restaurant has slipped poison into her tea so he can collect her bounty. She intimidates the man into drinking the tea, watches him die in agony, and then [[ActuallyPrettyFunny pays for her meal]] before she departs.

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** At one point, Inazuma realizes that the operator of a lonely roadside restaurant has slipped poison into her tea so he can collect her bounty. She intimidates terrifies the man into drinking the tea, watches him die in agony, and then [[ActuallyPrettyFunny pays for her meal]] before she departs.departs. After all, she's not a ''thief.''
31st Jul '16 11:08:57 PM Kirayoshi
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* FriendToAllChildren: Whenever he interacts with children, Usagi tends to get along well with them. Notably in one story, he meets with a group of orphan children [[spoiler (oddly, the same ones whom Inukai helps out although their paths don't cross in this story)]] and entertains them by telling them the story of Literature/{{Momotaro}}, recasting himself in the lead role.

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* FriendToAllChildren: Whenever he interacts with children, Usagi tends to get along well with them. Notably in one story, he meets with a group of orphan children [[spoiler [[spoiler: (oddly, the same ones whom Inukai helps out although their paths don't cross in this story)]] and entertains them by telling them the story of Literature/{{Momotaro}}, recasting himself in the lead role.
31st Jul '16 11:07:43 PM Kirayoshi
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* FriendToAllChildren: Whenever he interacts with children, Usagi tends to get along well with them. Notably in one story, he meets with a group of orphan children [[spoiler (oddly, the same ones whom Inukai helps out although their paths don't cross in this story)]] and entertains them by telling them the story of Literature/{{Momotaro}}, recasting himself in the lead role.
31st Jul '16 7:38:00 PM MrInitialMan
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** Weirdly played with General Ikeda--he hides as a farmer, but becomes so used to his life that, when given the chance to rise against his enemy's son, he refuses, saying to his wife that these samurai were looking for someone no longer alive. That being said, though he's happy as a farmer, if the occasion calls for it, he can still be his old self.
31st Jul '16 7:12:59 PM MrInitialMan
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* BrokenAesop: Played for laughs by Katsuichi and Usagi, just before Usagi's very first tournament.

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* BrokenAesop: Played for laughs Done InUniverse and PlayedForLaughs by Katsuichi and Usagi, just before Usagi's very first tournament.
17th Jul '16 7:46:41 PM Discar
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* OutsideContextVillain: In the possible future of ''Senso'' - who could have foreseen[[spoiler: an ''alien invasion?'']]

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* OutsideContextVillain: OutsideContextProblem: In the possible future of ''Senso'' - who could have foreseen[[spoiler: an ''alien invasion?'']]
13th Jun '16 11:11:35 PM LBHills
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* TheDrifter: Usagi, Gen, Stray Dog, assorted extras.

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* TheDrifter: As a consequence of the setting's backstory (the Shogun's Peace forcing all the great lords to disband most of their military forces), a lot of samurai are traveling 'the warrior pilgrimage'. This includes Usagi, Gen, Stray Dog, assorted extras.Dog and a number of others.



* DyingMomentOfAwesome: In "The Dragon Bellows Conspiracy," [[spoiler:Usagi, Gen, Zato-Ino, and a bunch of Neko ninjas led by Shingen attack the castle of Lord Tamakuro, who has been stockpiling black powder weapons. They do some damage, and rescue Tomoe, but the attack fails and they begin to retreat. But then Shingen, shot several times and dying, uses the last of his strength to set fire to the back powder, killing himself and Tamakuro and ending the potential rebellion.]]

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* DyingMomentOfAwesome: In "The Dragon Bellows Conspiracy," [[spoiler:Usagi, Gen, Zato-Ino, and a bunch of Neko ninjas led by Shingen attack the castle of Lord Tamakuro, who has been stockpiling black powder weapons. They do some damage, and rescue Tomoe, but the attack fails and they begin to retreat. But then Shingen, shot several times and dying, dying of gunshot wounds, uses the last of his strength to set fire to the back powder, killing annihilating himself and Tamakuro and ending the potential rebellion.]]



* GenreBusting

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* GenreBustingGenreBusting: ''Usagi Yojimbo'' is a funny animal period piece action drama. With jokes. And dinosaurs. Little ones.
18th May '16 12:34:21 PM dungeonmaster11
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** Subverted in issue #150 of the Dark Horse run with Rodriguez, who outdoes several skilled samurai, including Usagi, with his rapier[[spoiler:...until Usagi [[DualWielding uses his wakizashi in his off hand]] [[DoubleSubverted to deliver a killing blow]].]]

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** Subverted in issue #150 of the Dark Horse run with Rodriguez, who outdoes several skilled samurai, including Usagi, with his rapier[[spoiler:...rapier [[spoiler:...until Usagi [[DualWielding uses his wakizashi in his off hand]] [[DoubleSubverted to deliver a killing blow]].]]
18th May '16 12:33:20 PM dungeonmaster11
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** Also subverted in issue #150 of the Dark Horse run with Rodriguez, who outdoes several skilled samurai, including Usagi, with his rapier[[spoiler: ...until Usagi [[DualWielding uses his wakizashi in his off hand]] to deliver a killing blow.]]

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** Also subverted Subverted in issue #150 of the Dark Horse run with Rodriguez, who outdoes several skilled samurai, including Usagi, with his rapier[[spoiler: ...rapier[[spoiler:...until Usagi [[DualWielding uses his wakizashi in his off hand]] [[DoubleSubverted to deliver a killing blow.blow]].]]
18th May '16 12:31:53 PM dungeonmaster11
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** Also subverted in issue #150 of the Dark Horse run with Rodriguez, who outdoes several skilled samurai, including Usagi, with his rapier[[spoiler: ...until Usagi [[DualWielding uses his wakizashi in his off hand]] to deliver a killing blow.]]
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