History DrivenToSuicide / AnimeAndManga

12th Feb '17 9:44:40 AM Morgenthaler
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** Ken Kaneki admits to himself that his duel with Arima at the finale of the original series was a failed suicide attempt. He wasn't able to "die properly", and after regaining his memories in the sequel... he decides to "die in style". Over the next several months, he isolates himself from those that care about him and places himself into a position of authority within the [[TheHunter CCG]]. This is all leading up to betraying his superiors during a critical mission, arranging a prison break with a two-part SelfSacrificeScheme at it's core. After rescuing Hinami, he intends to goad Arima into killing him once and for all. It doesn't end as he planned, with Arima repeatedly wounding him while goading him to fight harder. A hallucination of his childhood friend, Hide, makes him realize his own conflicted feelings over dying and resolve to go on living in spite the pain.

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** Ken Kaneki admits to himself that his duel with Arima at the finale of the original series was a failed suicide attempt. He wasn't able to "die properly", and after regaining his memories in the sequel... he decides to "die in style". Over the next several months, he isolates himself from those that care about him and places himself into a position of authority within the [[TheHunter [[HunterOfMonsters CCG]]. This is all leading up to betraying his superiors during a critical mission, arranging a prison break with a two-part SelfSacrificeScheme at it's core. After rescuing Hinami, he intends to goad Arima into killing him once and for all. It doesn't end as he planned, with Arima repeatedly wounding him while goading him to fight harder. A hallucination of his childhood friend, Hide, makes him realize his own conflicted feelings over dying and resolve to go on living in spite the pain.
10th Feb '17 12:24:53 AM Pichu-kun
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* Subverted in ''Anime/AngelBeats''. Despite being a BrokenBird who has deep trauma over [[spoiler:the fact her younger siblings were killed by robbers when she couldn't find what they were asking for]], she insists that her death wasn't due to suicide. It's never shown how she ultimately died though.

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* Subverted in ''Anime/AngelBeats''. Despite being a BrokenBird who has deep trauma over [[spoiler:the fact her younger siblings were killed by robbers when she couldn't find what they were asking for]], she Yuri insists that her death wasn't due to suicide. It's never shown how she ultimately died though.
10th Feb '17 12:17:23 AM Pichu-kun
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** [[spoiler:Most people who reach the final stage of Hinamizawa Syndrome die by clawing out their own throats - including Keiichi in ''Onikakushi-hen'', Tomitake in every arc except ''Matsuribayashi-hen'', and attempted by Satoshi in the backstory, though he was stopped. Also, Natsumi does this in Someutsushi-hen]]. One other one - the game's ending of Meakashi-hen has [[spoiler:Shion after she falls from the window fall onto a lower roof and then choose to roll off that roof onto the ground]]. [[EpilepticTree It's an open question whether she would have survived had she not done that]]. There are also several other deaths which appear to be DrivenToSuicide, but [[NeverSuicide turn out to be murder]]: [[spoiler:Rika's mother in the backstory (seen to be murder in ''Matsuribayashi-hen'') and Dr. Irie in ''Tatarigorshi-hen'' (seen to be murder in ''Minagoroshi-hen''.]]

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** [[spoiler:Most Most people who reach [[spoiler:reach the final stage of Hinamizawa Syndrome Syndrome]] die by clawing out their own throats - including Keiichi [[spoiler:Keiichi]] in ''Onikakushi-hen'', Tomitake in every arc except ''Matsuribayashi-hen'', [[spoiler:except ''Matsuribayashi-hen'']], and attempted by Satoshi [[spoiler:Satoshi]] in the backstory, though he was stopped. Also, Natsumi [[spoiler:Natsumi]] does this in Someutsushi-hen]]. One other one - the game's ''Someutsushi-hen''.
** The game's, and manga's,
ending of Meakashi-hen ''Meakashi-hen'' has [[spoiler:Shion [[spoiler:Shion]] after she falls from the window fall onto a lower roof and then choose to roll off that roof onto the ground]].ground. [[EpilepticTree It's an open question whether she would have survived had she not done that]]. The anime changed her death so that it wasn't a suicide; she accidentally fell straight down to the ground.
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There are also several other deaths which appear to be DrivenToSuicide, but [[NeverSuicide turn out to be murder]]: [[spoiler:Rika's mother mother]] in the backstory (seen to be murder in ''Matsuribayashi-hen'') and Dr. Irie [[spoiler:Dr. Irie]] in ''Tatarigorshi-hen'' (seen to be murder in ''Minagoroshi-hen''.]]''Minagoroshi-hen'').



** [[spoiler:She commits [[http://mangahelpers.com/downloads/read-online/16487/179 suicide]].]] Unlike in the anime, in the manga and sound novels she fell onto a pillar and stayed there bleeding (due to the fall), perfectly stable, until she [[spoiler:decided to let herself fall.]]
** Also, [[spoiler:Rena]], in ''every'' world, [[spoiler:minus the "good" world.]] However, it's an [[InterruptedSuicide attempted]] suicide, before ''Higurashi'' begins. She gets better, [[spoiler:usually]].

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** [[spoiler:She commits [[http://mangahelpers.com/downloads/read-online/16487/179 suicide]].]] Unlike in the anime, in the manga and sound novels she fell onto a pillar and stayed there bleeding (due to the fall), perfectly stable, until she [[spoiler:decided to let herself fall.]]
** Also,
[[spoiler:Rena]], in ''every'' world, [[spoiler:minus the "good" world.]] However, it's an [[InterruptedSuicide attempted]] suicide, suicide prior to the series. She attempted to slit either her neck or wrists (depending on the medium) after a depression but was caught before ''Higurashi'' begins.she bled out. She gets better, [[spoiler:usually]].



** The anime filler suggests his son [[spoiler:Kakashi]] was suicidal himself, both as a child and later in his life before he got [[spoiler:team 7]], with Kurenai saying he fought like he 'was eager to die', not to mention 13 year old [[spoiler:Kakashi]] walking around with a book titled 'How a shinobi should die'. Given his family history, this is some scary stuff. Fortunately getting [[spoiler:team 7]] did him a whole world of good.

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** The anime filler suggests his son [[spoiler:Kakashi]] was suicidal himself, both as a child and later in his life before he got [[spoiler:team [[spoiler:Team 7]], with Kurenai saying he fought like he 'was eager to die', not to mention 13 year old [[spoiler:Kakashi]] walking around with a book titled 'How a shinobi should die'. Given his family history, this is some scary stuff. Fortunately getting [[spoiler:team 7]] did him a whole world of good.



** [[spoiler:Punpun's mom]] tried to kill herself and [[spoiler:Punpun]].
** Punpun himself is very depressed and suicidal for much of the manga. He's expressed wants and plans to kill himself several times. [[spoiler:He loses an eye at the end due to stabbing himself in it but surviving]].

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** [[spoiler:Punpun's mom]] tried to kill herself and [[spoiler:Punpun]].
[[spoiler:Punpun]]. Her husband caught her but [[spoiler:Punpun saw it and thought he was abusing her. This caused his dad to become arrested at the start of the manga]].
** Punpun himself is very depressed and suicidal for much of the manga. He's expressed He expresses wants and plans to kill himself several times. [[spoiler:He loses an stabs himself in the eye at the end due to stabbing himself in it of the manga but surviving]].survives. He loses his eye.]].



** Chiyuki, [[spoiler:aka the nameless protagonist of the series]], killed herself due to self-loathing after she becomes unable to ice-skate anymore after a knee injury.

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** Chiyuki, [[spoiler:aka the nameless protagonist of the series]], killed herself due to self-loathing and depression after she becomes unable to ice-skate anymore after a knee injury.



** Manami tried to jump in front of a train after her boyfriend dumped her but Ayumu saved her. [[spoiler:It's [[AlternateCharacterInterpretation left vague]] if she was serious or not. She's a ManipulativeBastard who later bullied Ayumu into attempting suicide so that could have been a 'game' or her StartOfDarkness.]]

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** Manami tried to jump in front of a train after her boyfriend dumped her but Ayumu saved her. [[spoiler:It's [[AlternateCharacterInterpretation left vague]] if she was serious or not. She's a ManipulativeBastard who later bullied Ayumu into attempting suicide suicide, so that could have either been a 'game' or her StartOfDarkness.]]


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* Subverted in ''Anime/AngelBeats''. Despite being a BrokenBird who has deep trauma over [[spoiler:the fact her younger siblings were killed by robbers when she couldn't find what they were asking for]], she insists that her death wasn't due to suicide. It's never shown how she ultimately died though.
10th Jan '17 4:10:26 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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** [[spoiler:Misa Amane]]) dies one year after [[spoiler:Light's]] death by jumping off a rooftop. However, [[spoiler:in the anime it is implied she did the same... when he was dying]].

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** [[spoiler:Misa Amane]]) Amane]] dies one year after [[spoiler:Light's]] death by jumping off a rooftop. However, [[spoiler:in the anime it is implied she did the same... when he was dying]].



** Ken Kaneki admits to himself that his duel with Arima at the finale of the original series was a failed suicide attempt. He wasn't able to "die properly", and after regaining his memories in the sequel.....he decides to "die in style". Over the next several months, he isolates himself from those that care about him and places himself into a position of authority within the [[TheHunter CCG]]. This is all leading up to betraying his superiors during a critical mission, arranging a prison break with a two-part SelfSacrificeScheme at it's core. After rescuing Hinami, he intends to goad Arima into killing him once and for all. It doesn't end as he planned, with Arima repeatedly wounding him while goading him to fight harder. A hallucination of his childhood friend, Hide, makes him realize his own conflicted feelings over dying and resolve to go on living in spite the pain.

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** Ken Kaneki admits to himself that his duel with Arima at the finale of the original series was a failed suicide attempt. He wasn't able to "die properly", and after regaining his memories in the sequel.....sequel... he decides to "die in style". Over the next several months, he isolates himself from those that care about him and places himself into a position of authority within the [[TheHunter CCG]]. This is all leading up to betraying his superiors during a critical mission, arranging a prison break with a two-part SelfSacrificeScheme at it's core. After rescuing Hinami, he intends to goad Arima into killing him once and for all. It doesn't end as he planned, with Arima repeatedly wounding him while goading him to fight harder. A hallucination of his childhood friend, Hide, makes him realize his own conflicted feelings over dying and resolve to go on living in spite the pain.
4th Dec '16 2:19:03 PM Lyendith
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* In ''Manga/{{Kasane}}'', [[spoiler:Tanzawa Nina]] jumps off a roof when she starts to feel like her existence is worthless now that Kasane is playing her "role". [[spoiler:Instead of dying, she ends up catatonic - but retains her consciousness -, [[AndIMustScream which only makes matters worse.]]]]
19th Sep '16 4:40:59 AM harostar
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* ''Manga/TokyoGhoul'':
** Ken Kaneki admits to himself that his duel with Arima at the finale of the original series was a failed suicide attempt. He wasn't able to "die properly", and after regaining his memories in the sequel.....he decides to "die in style". Over the next several months, he isolates himself from those that care about him and places himself into a position of authority within the [[TheHunter CCG]]. This is all leading up to betraying his superiors during a critical mission, arranging a prison break with a two-part SelfSacrificeScheme at it's core. After rescuing Hinami, he intends to goad Arima into killing him once and for all. It doesn't end as he planned, with Arima repeatedly wounding him while goading him to fight harder. A hallucination of his childhood friend, Hide, makes him realize his own conflicted feelings over dying and resolve to go on living in spite the pain.
** In the same vein, Kishou Arima turns out to be a DeathSeeker secretly plotting to groom a successor to kill him and lead a revolution against the GovernmentConspiracy. When Kaneki refuses to finish him off, Arima takes matters into his own hands and slits his own throat. Before dying, he confesses that he was SecretlyDying and preferred to simply "speed things up". He requests that Kaneki take the blame for his death, becoming the legendary "One-Eyed King" and a HopeBringer for ghouls by defeating the "Grim Reaper".
26th Aug '16 11:39:25 AM F1Krazy
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* Played with in ''LightNovel/ReZero''. In one [[GroundhogDayLoop time loop]], Subaru successfully manages to survive his fourth night as Roswaal's mansion, but Rem dies instead. After Ram initiates a RoaringRampageOfRevenge against him, believing he's responsible (or at least, that he knows more than he's letting on), Subaru flees from the ground and contemplates throwing himself off a high cliff. Eventually he does so, but only so he can reset the timeline and [[SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong fix things]], not because he's given up.
10th Aug '16 1:32:05 PM Willbyr
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* Played completely for laughs in ''SayonaraZetsubouSensei'' where the main character, a teacher (on the main page), tries to commit suicide because of every minor thing that happens to him, usually more than OnceAnEpisode. He even has a book with names of people who might join him and tries to get his pupils to sign up.

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* Played completely for laughs in ''SayonaraZetsubouSensei'' ''Manga/SayonaraZetsubouSensei'' where the main character, a teacher (on the main page), tries to commit suicide because of every minor thing that happens to him, usually more than OnceAnEpisode. He even has a book with names of people who might join him and tries to get his pupils to sign up.
10th Aug '16 9:59:08 AM Willbyr
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* In ''SakuraGari'' both [[spoiler: Masataka (neck piercing with a knife)]] and [[spoiler: Souma (slitting his wrists and then placing his arms in a bath tub)]] either consider or attempt to kill themselves but fail. [[spoiler: Souma's sister Sakurako successfully manages to commit suicide in chapter 9, slitting her wrists open (apparenrly with the family's katana) and then drowning herself in a nearby pond]].

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* In ''SakuraGari'' ''Manga/SakuraGari'' both [[spoiler: Masataka (neck piercing with a knife)]] and [[spoiler: Souma (slitting his wrists and then placing his arms in a bath tub)]] either consider or attempt to kill themselves but fail. [[spoiler: Souma's sister Sakurako successfully manages to commit suicide in chapter 9, slitting her wrists open (apparenrly with the family's katana) and then drowning herself in a nearby pond]].
26th Jul '16 2:14:25 PM Willbyr
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* One particularly cruel version of this trope happens in ''FushigiYuugi''. [[spoiler:Chiriko, the TeenGenius of the Suzaku Seishi, is possessed by the evil priest Miboshi from the Seiryuu Seishi, and the only way to exorcise him was committing suicide [[TakingYouWithMe and killing both of them in the process]]. Chiriko did this by stabbing himself to death, despite his friends' pleas to stop.]]

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* One particularly cruel version of this trope happens in ''FushigiYuugi''.''Manga/FushigiYuugi''. [[spoiler:Chiriko, the TeenGenius of the Suzaku Seishi, is possessed by the evil priest Miboshi from the Seiryuu Seishi, and the only way to exorcise him was committing suicide [[TakingYouWithMe and killing both of them in the process]]. Chiriko did this by stabbing himself to death, despite his friends' pleas to stop.]]
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