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10th Dec '17 3:15:50 PM lakingsif
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* In the ''Series/BlackMirror'' episode "White Bear", the protagonist wakes up in a house surrounded by pills with no memory of who she is and a crazed maniac trying to kill her.

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* In the ''Series/BlackMirror'' episode "White Bear", "[[Recap/BlackMirrorWhiteBear White Bear]]", the protagonist wakes up in a house surrounded by pills with no memory of who she is and a crazed maniac trying to kill her.
21st Nov '17 11:52:08 PM Flame
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* ''Series/KamenRiderDecade''

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* ''Series/KamenRiderDecade''''Series/KamenRiderDecade'': Tsukasa Kadoya sets out on the journey across the Another Rider worlds to find the one he belongs to and his identity.
* ''Series/KamenRiderBuild'': Sento Kiriyu became Build to protect people from [[MonsterOfTheWeek Smash]] and to find his memories (and the person who took them).
19th Oct '17 3:41:49 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* ''Anime/{{Dangaioh}}'': The four ESP'ers are all suddenly find themselves in service to Dr. Tarsan without knowing who they are/were, or how they got there.

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* ''Anime/{{Dangaioh}}'': The four ESP'ers are ([[GirlNextDoor Mia]], [[TheBigGirl Pai]], [[TheBabyOfThebunch Lambda]] and [[TheOneGuy Roll]]) all suddenly find themselves in service to Dr. Tarsan without knowing who they are/were, or how they got there. Mia vaguely recalls that she's a normal girl from Earth, so they decide to fight their way there to live in peace. [[spoiler: As the story advances, the other three begin to remember their pasts. [[DarkAndTroubledPast And they're not pretty]].]]
18th Oct '17 8:11:11 PM Felipehc188
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* In ''Anime/KemonoFriends'', the main character is hoping to remember what kind of animal she is. [[spoiler: She's the last human...probably.]]
7th Oct '17 3:55:31 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the ''ComicBook/TwoThousandAD'' story ''The Dead Man'', a young boy finds the burned body of a stranger in the wilderness and takes him back to his village. He can't even remember his name, but he turns out to be damn good with a gun and is being pursued by evil spirits from beyond. After healing sufficiently, the man goes on a journey to find out who he is. [[spoiler:He's Judge Dredd.]]

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* In the ''ComicBook/TwoThousandAD'' story ''The Dead Man'', a young boy finds the burned body of a stranger in the wilderness and takes him back to his village. He can't even remember his name, but he turns out to be [[TheGunslinger damn good with a gun gun]] and is being pursued by evil spirits from beyond. After healing sufficiently, the man goes on a journey to find out who he is. [[spoiler:He's Judge Dredd.]]
29th Aug '17 6:04:09 PM GrammarNavi
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* ''AgarestSenki2'' has this as an overarching plot line where the first generation protagonist must find out who he really is before his amnesia.

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* ''AgarestSenki2'' ''VideoGame/AgarestSenki2'' has this as an overarching plot line where the first generation protagonist must find out who he really is before his amnesia.
13th May '17 4:48:16 PM StrixObscuro
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* Half way through the first season of ''Anime/{{K}}'', [[spoiler: Shiro]] realizes that all of his memories are false, and he has no idea who he really is. The first thing he remembers is [[spoiler: being kicked out of an airship and crash landing in the school's gym.]] From then on, he not only has to [[spoiler: clear his name]], he also has to figure out who he truly is. [[spoiler: Of course, the two goals end up being connected...]]

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* Half way through the first season of ''Anime/{{K}}'', [[spoiler: Shiro]] [[spoiler:Shiro]] realizes that all of his memories are false, and he has no idea who he really is. The first thing he remembers is [[spoiler: being kicked out of an airship and crash landing in the school's gym.]] From then on, he not only has to [[spoiler: clear his name]], he also has to figure out who he truly is. [[spoiler: Of course, the two goals end up being connected...]]



* In ''ComicBook/AstroCity'', Beautie has no memories of a time before she flew over a meadow. Periodically she tries to fix this -- having difficulty because her LaserGuidedAmnesia keeps erasing what she learned.

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* In ''ComicBook/AstroCity'', Beautie has no memories of a time before she flew over a meadow. Periodically she tries to fix this -- - having difficulty because her LaserGuidedAmnesia keeps erasing what she learned.



* ''MulhollandDrive'': A woman has amnesia after what seems to be a car accident. Recovering herself is not ontologically safe.

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* ''MulhollandDrive'': ''Film/MulhollandDrive'': A woman has amnesia after what seems to be a car accident. Recovering herself is not ontologically safe.



* Tzigone from ''CounselorsAndKings''. [[spoiler: She puts things together piecemeal throughout the trilogy, only learning the final bit- her real name- during the climax]].

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* Tzigone from ''CounselorsAndKings''. [[spoiler: She ''Literature/CounselorsAndKings''. [[spoiler:She puts things together piecemeal throughout the trilogy, only learning the final bit- bit - her real name- name - during the climax]].



* This is partially what happens in ''[[TheHeroesOfOlympus The Lost Hero]]'', but in the second book it's not really mentioned since the readers already know what happened, even though the character himself does not remember.

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* This is partially what happens in ''[[TheHeroesOfOlympus ''[[Literature/TheHeroesOfOlympus The Lost Hero]]'', but in the second book it's not really mentioned since the readers already know what happened, even though the character himself does not remember.



* This is the initial driving question for [[OurGryphonsAreDifferent Aglaciel]] in ''ImagineSomeday''.

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* This is the initial driving question for [[OurGryphonsAreDifferent Aglaciel]] in ''ImagineSomeday''.''Literature/ImagineSomeday''.



* Played with in the ''Literature/VenusPrime'' series, where Sparta is aware that she used to be Linda Nagy, daughter of a pair of behavioral scientists, but can't remember anything about the three years prior to her waking up in a mental hospital.



* In the BlackMirror episode White Bear, the protagonist wakes up in a house surrounded by pills with no memory of who she is and a crazed maniac trying to kill her.

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* In the BlackMirror ''Series/BlackMirror'' episode White Bear, "White Bear", the protagonist wakes up in a house surrounded by pills with no memory of who she is and a crazed maniac trying to kill her.
13th May '17 4:06:02 PM eroock
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->''This story of the loss and regaining of identity is, I think, the framework of all literature.''

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->''This ->''"This story of the loss and regaining of identity is, I think, the framework of all literature.''"''
1st Apr '17 9:08:04 AM Kakai
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* In ''Literature/TheGirlFromTheMiraclesDistrict'', Robin's side of the plot is the mystery of who and what he is.
4th Mar '17 12:20:01 PM LightningPrincess
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* In the BlackMirror episode White Bear, the protagonist wakes up in a house surrounded by pills with no memory of who she is and a crazed maniac trying to kill her.
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