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10th Aug '17 1:45:24 PM xcountryguy
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* Asuka in ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' wears a red plugsuit and has red hair. She is the one that gets the most severe injuries out of all of the pilots. Asuka gets to feel the pain of [[spoiler: being impaled through the eye, eaten alive, arm cut in half, and finally impaled through her arm, head (again), and torso with 9 spears]], all at 300% strength. (Her sync rate of 300 made her feel everything three times stronger than reality.)\\

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* Asuka in ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' wears a red plugsuit and has red hair. She is the one that gets the most severe injuries out of all of the pilots. Asuka gets to feel the pain of [[spoiler: being [[spoiler:being impaled through the eye, eaten alive, arm cut in half, and finally impaled through her arm, head (again), and torso with 9 spears]], all at 300% strength. (Her sync rate of 300 made her feel everything three times stronger than reality.)\\



** The trope also applies to Misato, who wears a red jacket and is [[spoiler: the only main character to be killed in the JSSDF's raid in ''End of Evangelion'', as she is fatally shot, and, before she can succumb from her injuries, ''blown up.'']]

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** The trope also applies to Misato, who wears a red jacket and is [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the only main character to be killed in the JSSDF's raid in ''End of Evangelion'', as she is fatally shot, and, before she can succumb from her injuries, ''blown up.'']]



* In an interesting color inversion, Nausicaa (of ''Manga/NausicaaOfTheValleyOfTheWind'') goes into the last part of the movie wearing a red dress, [[spoiler: which is then dyed blue from being soaked in blue Ohmu blood.]]

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* In an interesting color inversion, Nausicaa (of ''Manga/NausicaaOfTheValleyOfTheWind'') goes into the last part of the movie wearing a red dress, [[spoiler: which [[spoiler:which is then dyed blue from being soaked in blue Ohmu blood.]]



* [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] in ''Film/{{Nerve}}'': Vee wears a red hoodie to the Nerve finale and gets shot, [[spoiler: but she had arranged the whole thing beforehand with her shooter, to spook the Watchers into believing that they were accessories to her murder. Presumably, the red hoodie was meant to conceal the lack of blood.]]

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* [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] in ''Film/{{Nerve}}'': Vee wears a red hoodie to the Nerve finale and gets shot, [[spoiler: but [[spoiler:but she had arranged the whole thing beforehand with her shooter, to spook the Watchers into believing that they were accessories to her murder. Presumably, the red hoodie was meant to conceal the lack of blood.]]



* The miniseries adaptation of Tony Kushner's ''Theatre/AngelsInAmerica'' puts long-suffering AIDS patient Prior in a red robe when he [[spoiler: goes to Heaven]], with a stylistic nod to ''Film/SchindlersList'' thrown in by having the red robe the only thing in color through that part of the sequence.

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* The miniseries adaptation of Tony Kushner's ''Theatre/AngelsInAmerica'' puts long-suffering AIDS patient Prior in a red robe when he [[spoiler: goes [[spoiler:goes to Heaven]], with a stylistic nod to ''Film/SchindlersList'' thrown in by having the red robe the only thing in color through that part of the sequence.



* In ''Series/{{Degrassi}}'', Campbell wears a red team sweatshirt on the day [[spoiler: he commits suicide]].

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* In ''Series/{{Degrassi}}'', Campbell wears a red team sweatshirt on the day [[spoiler: he [[spoiler:he commits suicide]].



** Auron in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX'' seems like an exception, in that his blood-red longcoat doesn't accompany any particular hardship in the quest. But then, he's [[spoiler: already [[DeadAllAlong dead to begin with]].]]

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** Auron in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX'' seems like an exception, in that his blood-red longcoat doesn't accompany any particular hardship in the quest. But then, he's [[spoiler: already [[spoiler:already [[DeadAllAlong dead to begin with]].]]
26th Jun '17 6:26:58 PM nombretomado
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* Giuseppe Garibaldi, an important player in the unification of Italy in the 19th century, led [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Redshirts_(Italy) redshirts]] (not [[RedShirt that kind]]) to battle. Some legends say he was inspired by butchers using the blood-hiding aspect, but TheOtherWiki notes this is unlikely.

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* Giuseppe Garibaldi, an important player in the unification of Italy in the 19th century, led [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Redshirts_(Italy) redshirts]] (not [[RedShirt that kind]]) to battle. Some legends say he was inspired by butchers using the blood-hiding aspect, but TheOtherWiki Wiki/TheOtherWiki notes this is unlikely.
15th Jun '17 9:21:05 AM Dravencour
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* Alucard of ''Manga/{{Hellsing}}'' and Vash of ''Manga/{{Trigun}}'' both practically personify the trope; although in the case of ''Trigun'', Wolfwood doesn't fare much better in his black suit and white shirt. Hell, Alucard has the primary battle tactic of letting his opponent tear him to shreds.

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* Alucard of ''Manga/{{Hellsing}}'' and Vash of ''Manga/{{Trigun}}'' both practically personify the trope; although in the case of ''Trigun'', Wolfwood doesn't fare much better in his black suit and white shirt. Hell, Alucard has the primary battle tactic of letting his opponent enemies tear him to shreds.shreds before letting his powerful HealingFactor [[PullingThemselvesTogether kick in]].
11th Jun '17 1:41:34 PM nombretomado
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* In sports, red shirts are a popular choice. In [[UsefulNotes/AssociationFootball football/soccer]], at least two teams are nicknamed "Red Devils" (Manchester United and Belgium) and several others (Liverpool FC among them) are simply nicknamed "The Reds"; England has it as secondary/away kit, and since their only FIFAWorldCup was won with a red kit, it's used for special occasions; and in a not-very-successful attempt, Germany used red for 4 years as a secondary kit in an attempt to intimidate (it has since been changed to black). Conversely, in college American football, to be a 'redshirt' means to be put on the practice squad for a year. The reason for this is to get better while retaining a year of eligibility of play.

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* In sports, red shirts are a popular choice. In [[UsefulNotes/AssociationFootball football/soccer]], at least two teams are nicknamed "Red Devils" (Manchester United and Belgium) and several others (Liverpool FC among them) are simply nicknamed "The Reds"; England has it as secondary/away kit, and since their only FIFAWorldCup UsefulNotes/FIFAWorldCup was won with a red kit, it's used for special occasions; and in a not-very-successful attempt, Germany used red for 4 years as a secondary kit in an attempt to intimidate (it has since been changed to black). Conversely, in college American football, to be a 'redshirt' means to be put on the practice squad for a year. The reason for this is to get better while retaining a year of eligibility of play.
11th Apr '17 5:01:52 PM nombretomado
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* Lemon, the "Red Baron" from ''ShiningForce 2'', wears a deep red suit of armor. It is rumored that the red color comes from the blood of all the enemies he has slain. When he is [[spoiler:turned into a vampire]], he attempts to kill himself in several ways (because WhoWantsToLiveForever).

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* Lemon, the "Red Baron" from ''ShiningForce 2'', ''VideoGame/ShiningForceII'', wears a deep red suit of armor. It is rumored that the red color comes from the blood of all the enemies he has slain. When he is [[spoiler:turned into a vampire]], he attempts to kill himself in several ways (because WhoWantsToLiveForever).
11th Dec '16 11:40:37 AM zarpaulus
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* ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'', presents us with Khorne, god of war that values spilling blood pretty much above anything else. His daemons have red skin and troops that worship him tend to wear dark red armor. All of them are best employed in close combat assaults.

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* ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'', presents us with 40000}}'':
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Khorne, god of war that values spilling blood pretty much above anything else. His daemons have red skin and troops that worship him tend to wear dark red armor. All of them are best employed in close combat assaults.
11th Dec '16 7:32:05 AM Tron80
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* Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}: During the ''Comicbook/RedDaughterOfKrypton'' story arc in which Supergirl joins the [[Franchise/GreenLantern Red Lanterns]] and wears a red-and-black uniform, her battles are bloodier and more violent than usual.
10th Dec '16 2:34:29 PM Basara-kun
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Compare RedShirt, WhiteShirtOfDeath, RedIsHeroic. Probably works better with RustproofBlood than the real thing.

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Compare RedShirt, WhiteShirtOfDeath, RedIsHeroic.RedIsHeroic, RedIsViolent. Probably works better with RustproofBlood than the real thing.
15th Nov '16 3:04:39 PM WillKeaton
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* Asuka in ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' wears a red plugsuit and has red hair. She is the one that gets the most severe injuries out of all of the pilots. Asuka gets to feel the pain of [[spoiler: being impaled through the eye, eaten alive, arm cut in half, and finally impaled through her arm, head (again), and torso with 9 spears]], all at 300% strength (her sync rate of 300 made her feel everything three times stronger than reality.)\\

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* Asuka in ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' wears a red plugsuit and has red hair. She is the one that gets the most severe injuries out of all of the pilots. Asuka gets to feel the pain of [[spoiler: being impaled through the eye, eaten alive, arm cut in half, and finally impaled through her arm, head (again), and torso with 9 spears]], all at 300% strength (her strength. (Her sync rate of 300 made her feel everything three times stronger than reality.)\\
13th Nov '16 11:05:22 AM DustSnitch
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* Late in the fourth act of ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'', [[spoiler:an alternate future version of resident BadAss Dave Strider]] is found dead in a red tuxedo. Earlier on, in the [[BloodierAndGorier Midnight Crew Intermission,]] this is inverted: the antagonists, a pool-themed GangOfHats called The Felt, are dressed in entriely in green and have [[AmazingTechnicolorPopulation green skin.]] The blood is quite vividly noticeable.

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* Late in the fourth act of ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'', [[spoiler:an alternate future an AlternateTimeline version of resident BadAss Dave Strider]] Strider is found dead in a red tuxedo. Earlier on, in the [[BloodierAndGorier Midnight Crew Intermission,]] this is inverted: the antagonists, a pool-themed GangOfHats called The Felt, are dressed in entriely in green and have [[AmazingTechnicolorPopulation green skin.]] The blood is quite vividly noticeable.
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