History Manga / ApocalypseNoToride

1st Jun '16 9:13:37 PM 43110
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** At first it looked as if Hitotsukabuto was on his way to becoming the [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Film/DayOfTheDead?from=Main.DayOfTheDead Captain Rhodes]] and [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/ComicBook/TheWalkingDead The Governor]] of the series. However, in chapter 18 [[spoiler: the [[BiggerBad bigger bad]] and her private army show up]].

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** At first it looked as if Hitotsukabuto was on his way to becoming the [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Film/DayOfTheDead?from=Main.DayOfTheDead Captain Rhodes]] and [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/ComicBook/TheWalkingDead The Governor]] of the series. However, in chapter 18 [[spoiler: the [[BiggerBad bigger bad]] GreaterScopeVillain and her private army show up]].
30th Nov '15 11:59:28 AM VenomLancerHae
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* [[AndThenJohnWasAZombie And Then Maeda Was A Bokor:]] He's certainly infected, showed the increased regeneration and the ability to control the mindless zombies. The change wasn't full yet though, he still had only 1 pupil... and his genitals. [[spoiler:Not so much for Yamanoi, who was later revealed to be infected when he was earlier scratched by an infected days ago. But he managed to retain what is left of his humanity long enough to saving his friends in a HeroicSacrifice.]]

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* [[AndThenJohnWasAZombie And Then Maeda Was A Bokor:]] He's AndThenJohnWasAZombie: Maeda's certainly infected, showed the increased regeneration and the ability to control the mindless zombies. The change wasn't full yet though, he still had only 1 pupil... and his genitals. [[spoiler:Not so much for Yamanoi, who was later revealed to be infected when he was earlier scratched by an infected days ago. But he managed to retain what is left of his humanity long enough to saving his friends in a HeroicSacrifice.]]



* {{Bald of Evil}}: The "nimble" creatures.

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* {{Bald of Evil}}: BaldOfEvil: The "nimble" creatures.



* BlobMonster / TheWormThatWalks: The Bokor uses a mound made of hundreds of zombies, which can form 'arms' to strike or capture targets. The mound also shift its mass around to protect him.
** CoolChair: And on top of the mound, he sits on a chair made of several zombies kneeling subserviently in the form of a throne.

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* BlobMonster / TheWormThatWalks: BlobMonster: The Bokor uses a mound made of hundreds of zombies, which can form 'arms' to strike or capture targets. The mound also shift its mass around to protect him.
** CoolChair: And on top of the mound, he sits on a chair made of several zombies kneeling subserviently in the form of a throne.
him.



* CoolChair: On top of the mound made of hundreds of zombies, The Bokor sits on a chair made of several zombies kneeling subserviently in the form of a throne.



* FetusTerrible: [[spoiler: After having its head blown off the Bokor grows a babies head in its own head, which proceeds to bite off Maeda's fingers.]]

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* FetusTerrible: FetusTerrible:
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[[spoiler: After having its head blown off the Bokor grows a babies head in its own head, which proceeds to bite off Maeda's fingers.]]



* FleshEatingZombie

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%% * FleshEatingZombie



* HumanoidAbomination: The Bokor

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%% * HumanoidAbomination: The Bokor



* OurZombiesAreDifferent: Mitsuru theorizes on the fly that [[PlagueZombie a virus is to blame]]. Later evidence of [[ViralTransformation severe mutation]] and an apparent hive mentality could either support or contradict him; the cast may never find out.

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* OurZombiesAreDifferent: OurZombiesAreDifferent:
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Mitsuru theorizes on the fly that [[PlagueZombie a virus is to blame]]. Later evidence of [[ViralTransformation severe mutation]] and an apparent hive mentality could either support or contradict him; the cast may never find out.



* StalkerWithACrush / StalkerWithoutACrush: Who knows what the deal is when it comes to the Bokor, but it's been obsessed with Maeda ever since he first harmed it [[spoiler: and its got is to infect him and make Maeda into another Bokor.]]

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* StalkerWithACrush / StalkerWithoutACrush: StalkerWithACrush: Who knows what the deal is when it comes to the Bokor, but it's been obsessed with Maeda ever since he first harmed it [[spoiler: and its got is to infect him and make Maeda into another Bokor.]]



* ZombieApocalypse

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%% * ZombieApocalypse
23rd Oct '15 9:07:39 AM Morgenthaler
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* GenreSavvy: Mitsuru is very intelligent, and figures out many central plot points simply through intuition. For instance, he manages to figure out that the Bokor's goal was to infect Maeda, and that [[spoiler: the infection probably spreads very slowly based on how it would do things like bite of its own tongue so it could force Maeda to drink the resulting blood.]] When a survivor who's a biologist contact's the juvenile detention facility, he nearly hangs up on her because he's offended at how she felt the need to explain the nature of the outbreak to him using rabies as a point of reference--he'd figured out that a virus was to blame ''way'' earlier in the story.
21st Jul '15 1:32:33 PM OmegaRadiance
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* [[spoiler: [[AndThenJohnWasAZombie And Then Maeda Was A Bokor:]] He's certainly infected, showed the increased regeneration and the ability to control the mindless zombies. The change wasn't full yet though, he still had only 1 pupil... and his genitals.]]
** [[spoiler:Not so much for Yamanoi, who was later revealed to be infected when he was earlier scratched by an infected days ago. But he managed to retain what is left of his humanity long enough to saving his friends in a HeroicSacrifice.]]

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* [[spoiler: [[AndThenJohnWasAZombie And Then Maeda Was A Bokor:]] He's certainly infected, showed the increased regeneration and the ability to control the mindless zombies. The change wasn't full yet though, he still had only 1 pupil... and his genitals.]]
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[[spoiler:Not so much for Yamanoi, who was later revealed to be infected when he was earlier scratched by an infected days ago. But he managed to retain what is left of his humanity long enough to saving his friends in a HeroicSacrifice.]]



* TheAssimilator: Baby Bokors grow into giant humanoid forms after absorbing zombies into their bodies. Getting a taste of someones dna also allows them to take their appearance.
* AssimilationPlot: The goal of the Bokors is to find other Bokor, fuse with them, and then become a larger lifeform with the original Bokor living on as a HiveMind inside it. The first Bokors to do this become the baby Bokor.



* HumanoidAbomination: [[spoiler: The mysterious man who is called a Bokor.]]
* ImAHumanitarian: [[spoiler: ''Nimble'' zombies were shown doing this after one of their own was killed.]]
* MakeMeWannaShout: [[spoiler: The Bokor can do this. It's also how he controls the zombies.]]
* MonsterClown: [[spoiler:The doglike nimble zombies' facial features - dark-rimmed eyes, missing noses, no lips, and disgusting grins - evoke makeup rather than gore.]]

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* HumanoidAbomination: [[spoiler: The mysterious man who is called a Bokor.]]
Bokor
* ImAHumanitarian: [[spoiler: ''Nimble'' zombies were shown doing this after one of their own was killed.]]
killed.
* MakeMeWannaShout: [[spoiler: The Bokor can do this. It's also how he controls they control the zombies.]]
zombies.
* MonsterClown: [[spoiler:The The doglike nimble zombies' facial features - dark-rimmed eyes, missing noses, no lips, and disgusting grins - evoke makeup rather than gore.]]



** At first the zombies show intelligence even as they try to devour others, but become mindless very quickly. [[spoiler: The "nimble" creatures appear to retain their intelligence and even trick the protagonists to entering a shed where they store food. They are also shown ''running away'' from the Bokor.]]
** There's even those that "evolved" into seal-like creatures.
* PowerUpgradingDeformation: First appearing in Vol. 2, the [[spoiler:mutant zombies are roughly canine quadrupeds with human heads, hands, and feet]]. They completely lose the ability to speak, but run much faster than normal undead.

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** At first the zombies show intelligence even as they try to devour others, but become mindless very quickly. [[spoiler: The "nimble" creatures zombies appear to retain their intelligence and even trick the protagonists to entering a shed where they store food. They are also shown ''running away'' from the Bokor.]]
There's also hints that there is still sentience in some normal zombies, shown by them obeying one Bokor over another.
** There's even those that "evolved" into seal-like creatures.
creatures who get eaten by killer whale like beings.
* PowerUpgradingDeformation: First appearing in Vol. 2, the [[spoiler:mutant mutant nimble zombies are roughly canine quadrupeds with human heads, hands, and feet]].feet. They completely lose the ability to speak, but run much faster than normal undead.
20th Jul '15 11:44:38 PM TheBigBopper
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* GagPenis: In Chapter 27, poor Maeda suffers the indignity of getting his boxers yanked off by the other boys for a reason that MakesSenseInContext. Their faces register shock and what looks like horror for a second, but the tension is [[MoodWhiplash hilariously deflated]] by the discovery that their mild-mannered friend is seriously ''hung''.
-->'''Yoshioka:''' Jesus Christ, talk about a ''monster''.\\
'''Maeda:''' I ''said'' I'd check it ''myself!''\\
'''Yamanoi:''' Was it that big ''before'' you [[spoiler:got infected]]?\\
'''Iwakura:''' Man, you're packing a ''desert eagle'' down there.



* HealingFactor: [[spoiler: The Bokor can regenerate from having its head cut off or even its brains blown to bits. Though it takes time for it to fully regenerate.]]

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* HealingFactor: [[spoiler: The Bokor can regenerate from having its head cut off or even its brains blown to bits. Though bits, though it takes time for it to fully regenerate.]]
25th Mar '15 11:42:51 AM Drgyen
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** [[spoiler:Then we get a male and female bokor who merged together to create a giant fetus which absorbs hundreds of infected to make up its entire body.]]
22nd Sep '14 9:00:23 PM Drgyen
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* ThePenIsMightier: [[spoiler:Yamanoi subdued the Bokor by puncturing his chest with a ballpoint pen and preventing him from using his sound blast and controlling the infected. The end of the pen when it shot out from the Bokor almost ''speared'' Maeda.]]
22nd Sep '14 8:49:23 PM Drgyen
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* ChekhovsGun: Iwakura's missile launcher, which he used to intimidate one of the Nakazaki brothers from checking up on an [[spoiler:infected Maeda]], was later used by Hitotsukabuto to [[spoiler:shoot down the helicopter piloted by Hatt]].



* ChekhovsGun: Iwakura's missile launcher, which he used to intimidate one of the Nakazaki brothers from checking up on an [[spoiler:infected Maeda]], was later used by Hitotsukabuto to [[spoiler:shoot down the helicopter piloted by Hatt]].
22nd Sep '14 8:46:57 PM Drgyen
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* ChekhovsGun: Iwakura's missile launcher was later used by Hitotsukabuto to [[spoiler:shoot down the helicopter piloted by Hatt]].

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* ChekhovsGun: Iwakura's missile launcher launcher, which he used to intimidate one of the Nakazaki brothers from checking up on an [[spoiler:infected Maeda]], was later used by Hitotsukabuto to [[spoiler:shoot down the helicopter piloted by Hatt]].



* {{Revenge}}: The surviving and defeated cultists were payed dearly by the inmates. [[ColdBloodedTorture One cultist is seen being tied up and hanging upside down from a tree and being beaten up like a pinata]].

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* {{Revenge}}: The surviving and defeated cultists were payed dearly by the inmates. [[ColdBloodedTorture One cultist is seen being tied up and hanging upside down strung up from a tree and being beaten up like a pinata]].



* VillainousBreakdown: [[spoiler:Daisy suffered a very literal one after being betrayed by Hatt that her mind regressed to that of a child and saw Hitotsukabuto as her father.]]

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* VillainousBreakdown: [[spoiler:Daisy suffered a very literal one after being betrayed by Hatt that her mind regressed to that of a child and saw Hitotsukabuto as her father.]] "daddy".]]
* VillainExitStageLeft: Subverted. [[spoiler:Hatt almost had Maeda to gain his Bokor powers, betrayed his expendable followers, and close to escaping on a helicopter until he sees Hitotsukabuto pointing at him with a missile launcher.]]
22nd Sep '14 8:26:39 PM Drgyen
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**[[spoiler:Not so much for Yamanoi, who was later revealed to be infected when he was earlier scratched by an infected days ago. But he managed to retain what is left of his humanity long enough to saving his friends in a HeroicSacrifice.]]


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* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: Yoshioka coined Yamanoi's nickname "Noiman" ("no-man") initially as an insult when he was disgusted over the fear-induced reverence that Yamanoi had built upon himself among the inmates. [[InsultBackfire However]], Yamanoi actually liked the nickname as it is an alteration of the name "Neumann", as in [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_von_Neumann John von Neumann]].
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