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4th May '16 9:29:12 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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** The same applies to its companion, VisualNovel/{{Umineko|NoNakuKoroNi}}. One of the worst endings has the protagonist stripped naked, forced to be a pet/servant to the antagonist, and is eaten alive by people in goat-masks. Oh, and this is ''after'' a lot of the other island's inhabitants are murdered.

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** The same applies to its companion, VisualNovel/{{Umineko|NoNakuKoroNi}}.VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry. One of the worst endings has the protagonist stripped naked, forced to be a pet/servant to the antagonist, and is eaten alive by people in goat-masks. Oh, and this is ''after'' a lot of the other island's inhabitants are murdered.
23rd Apr '16 12:24:19 PM kataangluvr
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* Despite the fact that the mood in the ''VisualNovel/SchoolDays'' anime starts very happy and then gradually goes downhill, the ending is still a big shocker when the pregnant Sekai knifes the male protagonist Makoto to death, then gets slaughtered brutally by her rival Kotonoha, who slices her open with a hacksaw to see if she's really pregnant. Kotonoha then carries Makoto's ''severed head'' around on her sailing trip. Brrrr! "Nice boat," indeed.

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* Despite the fact that the mood in the ''VisualNovel/SchoolDays'' anime starts very happy and then gradually goes downhill, the ending is still a big shocker when the allegedly pregnant Sekai knifes the male protagonist Makoto to death, then gets slaughtered brutally by her rival Kotonoha, who slices her open with a hacksaw to see if she's really pregnant. Kotonoha then carries Makoto's ''severed head'' around on her sailing trip. Brrrr! "Nice boat," indeed.
4th Mar '16 9:20:30 PM spectertv
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** It can be considered BittersweetEnding, because Masane's commits ab HeroicSacrifice and for her it's still victory: Rihoko is more or less safe and Takayama is turned from scapegoat to hero. Also, the shell scene itself looks [[AscendToAHigherPlaneOfExistence rather ambiguous]].

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** It can be considered a BittersweetEnding, because Masane's commits ab an HeroicSacrifice and for her it's still victory: Rihoko is more or less safe and Takayama is turned from scapegoat to hero. Also, the shell scene itself looks [[AscendToAHigherPlaneOfExistence rather ambiguous]].



** What drives it further down is the last scene. Al is sitting in his classroom where his friends, with whom he was so ethusiastic about mobile suits at the beginning, are still discussing war and mobile suits. Al finaly snaps and starts crying. One of his friends tries to cheer him up stating: "Don't worry, there will be another war!" thinking Al is saddend over the "cool" battles being over. Al is alone in understanding that mobile suits are warmachines piloted by other people, who if not for the war might aswell be friends. What makes this line even worse is that his friend is right. There will be other wars and they will be just as terrible.

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** What drives it further down is the last scene. Al is sitting in his classroom where his friends, with whom he was so ethusiastic about mobile suits at the beginning, are still discussing war and mobile suits. Al finaly finally snaps and starts crying. One of his friends tries to cheer him up stating: "Don't worry, there will be another war!" thinking Al is saddend saddened over the "cool" battles being over. Al is alone in understanding that mobile suits are warmachines war machines piloted by other people, who if not for the war might aswell as well be friends. What makes this line even worse is that his friend is right. There will be other wars and they will be just as terrible.
26th Nov '15 4:22:09 PM nombretomado
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* The end of episode 12 "The Pizza Cats Are Only Human" in ''SamuraiPizzaCats'' ends with the Pizza Cats being defeated and Speedy collapsing, and episode 36 "Bad Bird Uncaged" ends with Speedy being defeated by Bad Bird. It is even worse in the original version, where Bad Bird appears to kill Speedy as he is lying on the ground defenceless.

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* The end of episode 12 "The Pizza Cats Are Only Human" in ''SamuraiPizzaCats'' ''Anime/SamuraiPizzaCats'' ends with the Pizza Cats being defeated and Speedy collapsing, and episode 36 "Bad Bird Uncaged" ends with Speedy being defeated by Bad Bird. It is even worse in the original version, where Bad Bird appears to kill Speedy as he is lying on the ground defenceless.
4th Nov '15 1:24:40 PM tropesWontChangeMe
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* Season 1 of ''Anime/AldnoahZero'' ended with [[spoiler:Princess Asseylum]] being shot down and [[spoiler:Nao, the ''protagonist'',]] getting shot in the head a moment later. Season 2 showed us neither actually died though, but that in itself caused a BrokenBase amongst fans.
15th Oct '15 2:14:19 AM Pichu-kun
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* ''Anime/MonsterRancher'', an anime on Fox Kids TV, ended its second season with most of the cast sacrificing their lives in a fight against the Big Bad. The main hero was sent back to Earth in shock. There was a third season where they were resurrected, but it was not shown on network TV. [[spoiler:And don't forget that Holly was left on her own in the middle of an icy tundra full of the dead and dying. And the last anyone saw of Genki was him falling off of a dragon into the forest]]....

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* ''Anime/MonsterRancher'', an anime on Fox Kids TV, ''Anime/MonsterRancher'':
** The series
ended its second season with most of the cast sacrificing their lives in a fight against the Big Bad. The main hero was sent back to Earth in shock. There was a third season where they were resurrected, but it was not shown on network TV. [[spoiler:And don't forget that Holly was left on her own in the middle of an icy tundra full of the dead and dying. And the last anyone saw of Genki was him falling off of a dragon into the forest]]....


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* Season 1 of ''Anime/AldnoahZero'' ended with [[spoiler:Princess Asseylum]] being shot down and [[spoiler:Nao, the ''protagonist'',]] getting shot in the head a moment later. Season 2 showed us neither actually died though, but that in itself caused a BrokenBase amongst fans.
12th Oct '15 6:18:05 PM Pichu-kun
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* ''ALollipopOrABullet'' is something between this and a BittersweetEnding. But it's hard to feel anything but depression when [[spoiler:the abused {{Deuteragonist}} is murdered by her father and her only friend finds her body in the woods.]]

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* ''ALollipopOrABullet'' ''Manga/SatouKashiNoDanganWaUchinukenai'' is something between this and a BittersweetEnding. But it's hard to feel anything but depression when [[spoiler:the abused {{Deuteragonist}} is murdered by her father and her only friend finds her body in the woods.]]
27th Sep '15 4:37:54 PM Adept
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* In ''{{Akumetsu}}'', all of the Shou clones die, having failed in their mission to rid Japan of corruption and evil. The Prime Minister's reforms also fail, which resulted in him becoming homeless.

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* In ''{{Akumetsu}}'', ''Manga/{{Akumetsu}}'', all of the Shou clones die, having failed in their mission to rid Japan of corruption and evil. The Prime Minister's reforms also fail, which resulted in him becoming homeless.



* At the end of the anime's first season, ''{{Kaiji}}'' bets four of his fingers and all of the money he got in the E-card game in one final gamble. He loses.

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* At the end of the anime's first season, ''{{Kaiji}}'' ''Manga/{{Kaiji}}'' bets four of his fingers and all of the money he got in the E-card game in one final gamble. He loses.
23rd Sep '15 1:20:52 AM Adept
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* ''DeepLove: Ayu no Monogatari'' ends with a broke and anorexic Ayu dying from AIDS in the city streets.

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* ''DeepLove: ''Manga/DeepLove: Ayu no Monogatari'' ends with a broke and anorexic Ayu dying from AIDS in the city streets.
6th Sep '15 9:03:47 PM Venatius
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** To be fair to Fran, for the second episode mentioned as example, the result might be unintentional due to Fran being a [[GeniusDitz Genius Ditz]] - in reality, in many insect species (including praying mantis) female insects eat their male counterparts during copulation/mating, and Fran seemed only dimly aware of this(at most she knew that it would lead to some sort of transformation).
*** Not true. In the wild most species of insect the female '''doesn't''' eat their male counterpart, including the preying mantis. This is something that is typically only seen in captive insects, which for the longest time is the only way scientists watched the mating rituals of insects.
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