History Foreshadowing / AnimeAndManga

25th Jun '17 9:24:11 PM GentlemensDame883
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** Episode 2. [[spoiler:Kaori's left hand starts shaking after asking for Kousei's opinion about her performance.]]

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** Episode 2. [[spoiler:Kaori's left hand starts shaking after asking for Kousei's opinion about her performance. She is also the fourth performer to play.]]



** Episode 4. [[spoiler:Tsubaki is stunned by Kousei and Kaori's performance and realizes Kousei's passion for music has finally been reignited because of Kaori, starting her [[GreenEyedMonster jealous]] streak.]]
*** [[spoiler:Later, Kaori collapsing after finishing said performance.]]

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** Episode 4. [[spoiler:Tsubaki is stunned by Kousei and Kaori's performance and realizes Kousei's passion for music has finally been reignited because of Kaori, starting her [[GreenEyedMonster jealous]] streak. Later, Kaori collapsing after finishing said performance.]]
** Episode 5. Kaori's words after finishing their duet performance: [[spoiler:"I won't forget, even if I die"]].
** Episode 11:
*** Opens with a seemingly unrelated superhero genre clip where the narration mentions that [[spoiler:heroes are lonely and end up alone. Takeshi sees Kousei as his hero... and Kousei ends up alone at the end.
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*** [[spoiler:Later, Kaori collapsing after finishing said performance.]]embracing and apologizing to her violin because she dropped it [[spoiler:when she collapsed]].
--->"I'm sorry. As someone who dropped you, I don't deserve to be a violinist. I'm sorry, ''please bear with me for just a little longer''."



** Episode 12. Kaori's parent's attitude toward Kousei. [[spoiler: Despite Kousei just meeting them for the first time, they already have a very good impression of him because Kousei is the only reason [[IllGirl Kaori]] is still motivated to live her short life.]]
*** [[spoiler:Also, Kaori missing the gala concert.]]
** Episode 13. [[spoiler: Kaori is hospitalized again, with her faded hair color and paler skin indicating her disease is getting worse.]]
*** [[spoiler:The gang visits Kaori and brings her a bag full of books to read, but as they leave, she says: "I don't have time to read all these..."]]
** Episode 16. [[spoiler: Kaori dropping the drink Kousei gives her.]]

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** Episode 12.
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Kaori's parent's parents' attitude toward Kousei. [[spoiler: Despite Kousei just meeting them for the first time, they already have a very good impression of him because Kousei is the only reason [[IllGirl Kaori]] Kaori is still motivated to live her short life.]]
*** [[spoiler:Also, When Kashiwagi asks about what kind of high school Kousei and Kaori will be attending, Kaori replies with an uncertain answer about her future [[spoiler:while her handheld fireworks shut off prematurely compared with the others' fireworks which remains lit]].
*** [[spoiler:Kaori
missing the gala concert.]]
** Episode 13. [[spoiler: Kaori is hospitalized again, with her faded hair color and paler skin indicating her disease is getting worse.]]
*** [[spoiler:The
Later, the gang visits Kaori and brings her a bag full of books to read, but as they leave, she says: "I don't have time to read all these..."]]
** Episode 16. 16.
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[[spoiler: Kaori dropping the drink Kousei gives her.]]]]
*** The camera lingers on a copy of ''Ichigo Doumei/Alliance'' by Masahiro Mita while Kaori quotes from it, [[spoiler:a love story which ends tragically for the ill girl.]]
** Episode 17: When Kousei is saying that he didn't want to hear Ravel, the music being played is [[spoiler:Pavane for a Dead Princess.]]
** If you listen to full version of Kirameki (first ed song), you'll come across these lyrics foreshadowing later events:
-->[[spoiler: You're no longer here by my side, I'm well aware of that. Even then, I glanced back once more, thinking that you called out to me. And the times we spent together, are all irreplaceable in my heart, I'll treasure these memories you gave me, so thank you, and good bye]]



* ''Anime/FiveCentimetersPerSecond'' : You know the tune of the background music in the scene where Takaki and Akari part ways when they're 13 after meeting for the first time in years? Sure is pretty, ain't it? It's actually taken from a pop song, which supposedly pretty much everyone in Japan has heard about. It's about a man who persistently longs for his doomed love. If you know what the song is about beforehand, then you probably had a pretty good idea of where the plot of the movie was going.

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* ''Anime/FiveCentimetersPerSecond'' : :
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You know the tune of the background music in the scene where Takaki and Akari part ways when they're 13 after meeting for the first time in years? Sure is pretty, ain't it? It's actually taken from a pop song, which supposedly pretty much everyone in Japan has heard about. It's about a man who persistently longs for his doomed love. If you know what the song is about beforehand, then you probably had a pretty good idea of where the plot of the movie was going.going.
** When his train is caught in the snowstorm in the first act, Takaki hopes that Akari went home rather than wait for him out in the cold. [[spoiler:And while she does wait for him this time, by the time of the third act, she doesn't bother any longer]].
11th Jun '17 11:53:59 AM nombretomado
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* You'd surely never see it coming: at the beginning of ''Anime/ReadOrDie'' the OAV, Yomiko wakes up and hums [[LudwigVanBeethoven Beethoven's]] "Ode to Joy"; later on, it's revealed that the true threat is Clone Beethoven and his Suicide Symphony.

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* You'd surely never see it coming: at the beginning of ''Anime/ReadOrDie'' the OAV, Yomiko wakes up and hums [[LudwigVanBeethoven [[Music/LudwigVanBeethoven Beethoven's]] "Ode to Joy"; later on, it's revealed that the true threat is Clone Beethoven and his Suicide Symphony.
23rd May '17 4:21:25 PM GordyTepig
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** In the first episode, when Yuya Pendulum Summons, he refers to the monsters he summons as his servants, as opposed to simply calling them his monsters. He also doesn't remember Pendulum Summoning at first. This all hints at his SuperPoweredEvilSide appearing early, as his dark side refers to his monsters as his servants. [[spoiler: And when that evil side takes over Yuya in the final season, he uses Supreme King ''Servant'' Dragon monsters.]]



** Sora offhanded comment after his duel against Yuya that everyone knows how to Fusion Summon where he's from and Yuto's comment that Sora "isn't from around here" hints [[spoiler:that he's from the Fusion Dimension.]]

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** Sora Sora's offhanded comment after his duel against Yuya that everyone knows how to Fusion Summon where he's from and Yuto's comment that Sora "isn't from around here" hints [[spoiler:that he's from the Fusion Dimension.]]



** In one episode, Yuzu finds herself distracted by thoughts of Yuto. Sora jokes to Yuya that he should watch out, because someone might try to steal [[ShipTease "his girlfriend."]] This is not only a joke at the BelligerentSexualTension between Yuya and Yuzu, but also an stealth joke about Academia's plans to kidnap her.



** Dennis' rather calm attitude when he just arrived in the Synchro Dimension and the fact that he was very good at being a street performer hints [[spoiler:at his days as an Xyz mole where he did the same thing]]
** Kurosaki's dream was given a minor foreshadow when we first see him in the Synchro Dimension, [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness smiling]] as he wins a duel.

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** Dennis' rather calm attitude when he just arrived in the Synchro Dimension and the fact that he was very good at being a street performer hints [[spoiler:at his days as an Xyz mole where he did the same thing]]
thing.]]
** Kurosaki's dream was given a minor foreshadow when we first see him in the Synchro Dimension, [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness smiling]] as he wins a duel.performance duel in front of a cheering audience.
8th May '17 7:38:09 AM Liamdurf
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** The cover photo of Chapter 325 had Yukino with angel wings, fueling speculation that [[spoiler:her sister Sorano, is Angel from Oración Seis. Chapter 365 had Jellal refer to Angel by her first name: Sorano.

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** The cover photo of Chapter 325 had Yukino with angel wings, fueling speculation that [[spoiler:her sister Sorano, is Angel from Oración Oracion Seis. Chapter 365 had Jellal refer to Angel by her first name: Sorano.]]
30th Apr '17 1:17:17 AM TSBasilisk
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** A subtle one is during training, Eren injures his head during 3DMG training. [[spoiler:He recovers quickly (in one night!) and can be seen with small amounts of steam leaving his head. It's easily mistaken as a visual indication of his embarrassment and frustration rather than his Titan healing abilities manifesting.]]

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** A subtle one is during training, Eren injures his head during 3DMG training. [[spoiler:He recovers quickly (in one night!) and can be seen with small amounts of steam leaving his head. It's easily mistaken as a visual indication of his embarrassment and frustration rather than his Titan healing abilities manifesting.]]manifesting]].
** [[spoiler:Reiner]] refers to himself and his allies as short-lived mass murderers. Rather than referring to being killed for their actions, he's talking about [[spoiler:Titan shifters only living thirteen years after gaining their power]].
2nd Apr '17 10:11:48 AM nombretomado
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* PandoraHearts may as well be called Foreshadowing: The Manga. Examples include but are not limited to: Oz's strange and sudden attachment to Alice after having just met her ([[spoiler:[[ItMakesSenseInContext he was her stuffed rabbit doll one hundred years ago]]]]), Raven's gold eyes and black hair ([[spoiler:he's actually Gil ten years in the future]]), the state of decay undergone by the coming-of-age ceremony mansion ([[spoiler:ten years passed while Oz was trapped in the abyss]]), Gil's hardiness and fast recovery rate ([[spoiler:he's a Baskerville]]), Cheshire's single red eye [[spoiler:is actually Break's missing one]], Break's weak constitution and his tendency to cough up blood ([[spoiler:Mad Hatter is only his ''second'' chain, the first having resulted from an illegal contract]]), Jack's assertion that he's not a hero ([[spoiler:he's the villain]]), Alice's sense of foreboding on recovering certain memories ([[spoiler:they were the memories of when she killed herself to protect Oz]]), and even Oz's name ([[spoiler:he was named after Oswald-Glen by Alice one hundred years ago]]). And that's not even including the ''enormous'' amount of foreshadowing and symbolism that's prevalent in Jun's artwork (a site analyzing it can be found [[http://www.twilightvisions.com/pandora.html here]]).

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* PandoraHearts ''Manga/PandoraHearts'' may as well be called Foreshadowing: The Manga. Examples include but are not limited to: Oz's strange and sudden attachment to Alice after having just met her ([[spoiler:[[ItMakesSenseInContext he was her stuffed rabbit doll one hundred years ago]]]]), Raven's gold eyes and black hair ([[spoiler:he's actually Gil ten years in the future]]), the state of decay undergone by the coming-of-age ceremony mansion ([[spoiler:ten years passed while Oz was trapped in the abyss]]), Gil's hardiness and fast recovery rate ([[spoiler:he's a Baskerville]]), Cheshire's single red eye [[spoiler:is actually Break's missing one]], Break's weak constitution and his tendency to cough up blood ([[spoiler:Mad Hatter is only his ''second'' chain, the first having resulted from an illegal contract]]), Jack's assertion that he's not a hero ([[spoiler:he's the villain]]), Alice's sense of foreboding on recovering certain memories ([[spoiler:they were the memories of when she killed herself to protect Oz]]), and even Oz's name ([[spoiler:he was named after Oswald-Glen by Alice one hundred years ago]]). And that's not even including the ''enormous'' amount of foreshadowing and symbolism that's prevalent in Jun's artwork (a site analyzing it can be found [[http://www.twilightvisions.com/pandora.html here]]).
21st Mar '17 5:07:12 PM The12thDoctor
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* There is '''even more''' for the sequel movie, ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagicaTheMovieRebellion'':
** Right after Homura's opening speech, we are being shown what looks very much like a witch's barrier. [[spoiler:The truth is far worse, as the entire Mitakihara City we see is in fact a witch's barrier]].
** The opening. The girls are all having fun, happy times, playing and generally being cheerful. Then Madoka reaches a hand out to Homura, and as Homura reaches back for her, Madoka turns into sand. Homura falls into despair, kneeling and crying, as the other magical girls dance happily (and unaware) around her. And then a black-winged silhouette bursts from Homura's shadow...
** Also during the opening, there is a shot of Homura, wearing a long frilly dress that hides her feet. [[spoiler:Late in the shot, she rotates to float upside down, making her resemble Walpurgisnacht somewhat. [[TomatoInTheMirror Guess what Homura is in the process of becoming during the movie...]]]]
** Take a look at the full lyrics of [[http://wiki.puella-magi.net/Colorful Colorful.]]
--->''We laugh together in the cycling time, yet we hold different thoughts\\
[[spoiler:So let's start again from scratch\\
If I reach out my hand and grab yours\\
to keep the fleeting miracle that I reached from collapsing\\
Look, you'll stay by my side forever...]]''
*** Not to mention that part where it says "You touched my heart and it shined, turning so [[TitleDrop colorful]]". At the end of the movie, [[spoiler:Homura's soul gem does indeed turn colorful.]]
** At the very end of the opening, it shows Homura kneeling amidst some ruins in a desert, crying. [[spoiler:When Homulilly's Labyrinth is destroyed, Homura's body and Soul Gem/Grief Seed are shown in that exact location, surrounded by countless Incubators.]]
** The opening scene is a slow close-up of Homura's Soul Gem. The viewer may at first think it's a poetic device during the initial narration, but it's actually telling you the entire plot: this movie is happening inside that Soul Gem.
** Kazuko's discussion about the end of the world approaching. She mentions several ways it might happen. [[spoiler:The "world" ends when Homura's labyrinth collapses, then the whole universe ends when Homura takes control of it, and she mentions to Sayaka that she may destroy it a third time.]]
** Each magical girl has a different {{Leitmotif}} during their transformation sequence. Homura's is the odd one out, with a wind instrument being the most prominent instrument, rather than the violin that accompanies everyone else. It also sounds kind of sinister.
** During the transformation sequence, each magical girl has a different dance motif. Homura's is ballet. The first Nightmare fought also likes to do ballet.
** Against the first Nightmare, there are details that only Homura should know even after the series' finale; when the Nightmare charges through a door before the magical girls feed it, glimpse of environments from several witch barriers (Patricia's blue sky and clotheslines might be the most glaring) seen in Homura's OriginsEpisode appear. Also, the left middle finger of the hands that control the Nightmare's movement is covered in some sort of sheath and at its base is a ring. [[spoiler:The magical girls, including Homura, turn their soul gem into a ring on their left middle finger. In short, the Nightmare is controlled by a magical girl.]]
** Against [[spoiler:Hitomi's]] Nightmare, when Sayaka remarks that Kyosuke is such an ungrateful boyfriend and Kyoko calls her out for being surprisingly cynical, Sayaka says she learns from "experience". In fact, Sayaka in general is a large source of foreshadowing; she's calmer and wiser, also carrying herself with confidence and experience that she doesn't possess in the series with none of the angst. [[spoiler:She's one of Ultimate Madoka's secretaries that came after being ushered by the Law of Cycles, possessing knowledge of the witch universe.]]
** After [[spoiler:Hitomi's]] Nightmare, all the non-named characters are rendered [[FacelessMasses without a face]], while at the beginning everyone had one. [[spoiler: The fact the shift (marking the first cracks in the illusion) happens only after Homura starts feeling that something isn't right is the first hint that she's somehow connected to said illusionary world, and later that she's the witch generating the barrier.]]
** When Homura convinces Kyoko to test her theory by checking Kazamino, in the background there are girls in funeral garb sitting around a street musician in the usual witch-like cardboard cut-out style. [[spoiler:Not only it's a sign that the story takes place inside a Witch barrier, those girls are Homulilly's elite familiars. Their behaviors are mirroring Homura's state of mind, and most of Homura's true intentions in the ending are coming from them.]]
** In the tea party in Mami's house before Homura and Mami have a violent confrontation, when Mami walks to the kitchen to make more tea, you can see her yellow ribbon trailing behind her when she walks behind Homura.
** Pay close to attention to what Bebe says -- not the subtitles, but the actual sounds she's making -- when [[spoiler:Homura begins to interrogate her.]] She clearly starts saying [[spoiler:"Kyubey".]]
** After Homura monologuing her dislike of Mami's StepfordSmiler tendency to hide her fragile mind, and by proxy becomes an obstacle to her mission of saving Madoka, Bebe pleads to her to stop holding her grudge, instead of being clueless like she usually is. [[spoiler:Like Sayaka, Bebe -- or Nagisa, to be precise -- is another of Ultimate Madoka's secretaries.]]
** [[spoiler:Homura's]] familiars can be heard chanting "Gott ist tot!", a quote from FriedrichNietzsche about how [[spoiler:humanity killed god and has to become god thyself]]. Cue the end of the movie...
** Included in the [[FreezeFrameBonus runes]], [[EasterEgg naturally]]. Not only are the Nightmares' backgrounds full of ballerinas, their accompanying runes spell out [[spoiler:Homulilly as this world's creator.]] During the TransformationSequence, [[spoiler:Homura's runes don't spell out her name, but instead her pleas for death.]]
** [[invoked]]The Cake Song. A sweet dream begins when [[spoiler:Madoka is split, like a melon.]] More details on the Fridge page under FridgeBrilliance.
** Pay ''very close attention'' to Homura's conversation with Madoka in the flower field. [[spoiler:No, Homura is not upset [[LoveYouAndEverybody Madoka cares about other people]]. Homura is upset to find Madoka never would want to sacrifice herself the way she did at the end of the anime. In fact, she changes her mind about accepting Madoka's sacrifice, which leads to the events at the end of the movie. It becomes especially cruel when you realize that the illusory world's Madoka [[LaserGuidedAmnesia doesn't have the memories of the real one]], and thus doesn't know why she would ever make such a sacrifice when Homura asks her about it, as well as the fact that Homura (unintentionally or otherwise) left out a lot of essential details anyway.]]
** There are numerous scenes when Kyubey enters and Bebe shoots him a hostile look or even growls at him. It may look like [[HeadbuttingHeroes some kind of jealousy or rivalry between the two]], but [[spoiler:Kyubey is an enemy to Nagisa, and she is trying to put a stop to him.]].
25th Feb '17 7:38:00 AM SeptimusHeap
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** Anna has BlueEyes. This is foreshadowing that she is of MixedAncestry. [[spoiler:Who else has blue eyes? Marnie, who turns to be Anna's grandmother.]]

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** Anna has BlueEyes.blue eyes. This is foreshadowing that she is of MixedAncestry. [[spoiler:Who else has blue eyes? Marnie, who turns to be Anna's grandmother.]]
17th Feb '17 12:20:03 PM RoseBride
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*** Reiji's mastering of the four Special Summon Methods was an early hint of him being the son of Leo [[spoiler: because Leo was from the Original World where all those summon methods coexisted]]

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*** Reiji's mastering of the four Special Summon Methods was an early hint of and him being the son of Leo was an early hint of [[spoiler: because Leo was backstory from the Original World where all those summon methods coexisted]]



*** The fact that all the girls and the boys (minus Yuri and Serena) all have a close relationship hints and Yuzu's bracelet in particular warping the Yu's away from each other it's an early hint to [[spoiler: The fact that their original impersonations: [[SatanicArchetype Zarc]] and [[MessianicArchetype Ray]] respectively were actually {{ArchEnemies}} whom faced each other in their past lives and the [[BarrierMaiden girls]] are supposed to keep the [[ApocalypseMaiden boys]] in check of never coming together again]]
*** Doubles as a BilingualBonus but Reira [[spoiler: being able to communicate with Ray's spirit and eventually becoming his host is hinted through the kanji's of his name: 零(Zero = Rei = Ray) and 零(Ra = Rashiban = Compass) or in other words: He literally became Ray's compass]]

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*** The fact that all the girls and the boys (minus Yuri and Serena) all have a lived close by and had a strong relationship hints and Yuzu's bracelet in particular warping the Yu's away from each other it's an early hint to [[spoiler: The fact that their original impersonations: [[SatanicArchetype Zarc]] and [[MessianicArchetype Ray]] respectively were actually {{ArchEnemies}} whom faced each other in their past lives and the [[BarrierMaiden girls]] are supposed to keep the [[ApocalypseMaiden boys]] in check of never coming together and thus reviving Zarc again]]
*** Doubles as a BilingualBonus but Reira [[spoiler: being able to communicate with Ray's spirit and eventually becoming his her host is hinted through the kanji's of his name: 零(Zero 赤;(Zero = Rei = Ray) and 零(Ra = Rashiban = Compass) or in other words: He literally became Ray's compass]]
5th Feb '17 6:05:47 AM Daylight
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* Bulma's attraction to Vegeta is foreshadowed quite at bit. And at the beginning of the Android Saga, Bulma admits to the Z gang during a cookout that she frequently dreams about Vegeta and even defends his attitude to Yamcha. Que
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* Bulma's attraction to Vegeta is foreshadowed quite at bit. And at the beginning of the Android Saga, Bulma admits to the Z gang during a cookout that she frequently dreams about Vegeta and even defends his attitude to Yamcha. Que
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