History Manga / BillyBat

6th Nov '16 10:57:46 AM SorPepita
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** Jackie Momochi in the World Trade Center plaza just after the reveal that the last number sequence includes 9.11.2001 [[spoiler: unfortunately for the Bat crew it ''is'' 9/11 and they're too late]]

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** Jackie Momochi in the World Trade Center plaza just after the reveal that the last number sequence includes 9.11.2001 [[spoiler: 2001[[spoiler:; unfortunately for the Bat crew it ''is'' 9/11 and they're too late]]
6th Nov '16 10:40:17 AM SorPepita
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** [[spoiler: Jackie Momochi being the successor, turns out it's Kevin Goodman, a 3 year old kid. Also, it was the boy that Kevin Yamagata was meant to save, not JFK.]]

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** [[spoiler: Jackie Momochi being the successor, successor; turns out it's Kevin Goodman, a 3 year old kid. Also, it was the boy that Kevin Yamagata was meant to save, not JFK.]]



** [[spoiler: There's actually three bats. It used to be one being until it fell to earth in prehistoric times. "Black" and "White" are on earth manipulating humanity while the third one was observing things on the moon.]]

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** [[spoiler: There's actually three bats. It used to be one being until it fell to earth Earth in prehistoric times. "Black" and "White" are on earth Earth manipulating humanity while the third one was observing things on the moon.]]



* SavingTheWorldWithArt: Literally. Mangaka who can see Billy Bat can create manga that actually influences the course of history. But this being Urasawa, it's most certainly played with. [[spoiler: Kevin Goodman prevented Kiyoshi from resetting history and destroying the world, but he changed too much. [[NiceJobBreakingItHero It's heavily implied that his changes set the course for 9/11...and possibly something even worse.]]]]

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* SavingTheWorldWithArt: Literally. Mangaka who can see Billy Bat can create manga that actually influences the course of history. But this being Urasawa, it's most certainly played with. [[spoiler: Kevin Goodman prevented Kiyoshi from resetting history and destroying the world, but he changed too much. [[NiceJobBreakingItHero It's heavily implied that his changes set the course for 9/11... and possibly something even worse.]]]]
6th Nov '16 10:39:10 AM SorPepita
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* RealityWarper: The bat allows people to either [[YouCantFightFate predict the future]] or [[WindsOfDestinyChange change it]], [[MindScrew (apparently)]]. It used to have the power to "fix" reality but they've run out of "lives" and this one's all we've got.

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* RealityWarper: The bat allows people to either [[YouCantFightFate predict the future]] or [[WindsOfDestinyChange change it]], it]] [[MindScrew (apparently)]]. It used to have the power to "fix" reality but they've run out of "lives" and this one's all we've got.
6th Nov '16 10:38:28 AM SorPepita
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* PetTheDog: [[spoiler: for ''Lee Harvey Oswald'']]

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* PetTheDog: [[spoiler: for [[spoiler:For ''Lee Harvey Oswald'']]
6th Nov '16 10:38:19 AM SorPepita
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* NoKillLikeOverkill: The lengths Chuck Culkin Enterprises would go to protect its interests, from killing bootleggers and "fan artists" of Kevin Yamagata's bat to obliterating a "cult of bat-worshipers" in Tibet [[spoiler: they're just hiding]] to plowing into a crowded newsstand just to kill one snooping lawyer [[spoiler: they're stopped by Audrey who happens to need an exceptionally brave lawyer to find a certain Japanese-American artist hiding in Texas]].

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* NoKillLikeOverkill: The lengths Chuck Culkin Enterprises would go to protect its interests, from killing bootleggers and "fan artists" of Kevin Yamagata's bat to obliterating a "cult of bat-worshipers" in Tibet [[spoiler: they're [[spoiler:(they're just hiding]] hiding)]] to plowing into a crowded newsstand just to kill one snooping lawyer [[spoiler: they're [[spoiler:(they're stopped by Audrey who happens to need an exceptionally brave lawyer to find a certain Japanese-American artist hiding in Texas]].Texas)]].
6th Nov '16 9:49:38 AM SorPepita
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* ManipulativeBastard: the Bat and whoever is/tries to control it.

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* ManipulativeBastard: the The Bat and whoever is/tries to control it.
6th Nov '16 9:48:00 AM SorPepita
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** HumansNeedAliens / PunyEarthlings: Seeing as the bat's origin was [[spoiler: a meteor that crashed to earth]]: "Ever since that time... You all [humanity/those who can see the bat] has never stopped asking me (puts on [[HumansAreMorons pouty/whiny face]]) [='=]'''''What should I do?'''''[='=]"

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** HumansNeedAliens / PunyEarthlings: Seeing as the bat's origin was [[spoiler: a meteor that crashed to earth]]: Earth]]: "Ever since that time... You all [humanity/those who can see the bat] has never stopped asking me (puts on [[HumansAreMorons pouty/whiny face]]) [='=]'''''What should I do?'''''[='=]"



* ItWillNeverCatchOn: "Who's gonna read a comic Ethat isn't for kids?"

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* ItWillNeverCatchOn: "Who's gonna read a comic Ethat that isn't for kids?"
6th Nov '16 9:42:14 AM SorPepita
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* HitlerAteSugar: [[spoiler:Hitler hosting Fake!Chuck Culkin, a german soldier of jewish descent, to his private house and showing him to his private art gallery]].

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* HitlerAteSugar: [[spoiler:Hitler hosting Fake!Chuck Culkin, a german German soldier of jewish descent, to his private house and showing him to his private art gallery]].
6th Nov '16 9:41:18 AM SorPepita
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* GratuitousNinja

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* GratuitousNinjaGratuitousNinja: They are involved too.



* HeKnowsTooMuch: The reason why [[spoiler: Jackie Momochi is in danger. Not only she saw Kurusu with one of the sniper teams, but also has bat-visions about the other sniper teams, including the one on the grassy knoll.]]

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* HeKnowsTooMuch: The reason why [[spoiler: Jackie Momochi is in danger. Not only she saw Kurusu with one of the sniper teams, but also has bat-visions about the other sniper teams, including the one on the grassy knoll.Grassy Knoll.]]
6th Nov '16 9:30:03 AM SorPepita
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* DarkIsNotEvil[=/=]LightIsNotGood: It's vaguely implied that the white (unfilled) drawing of The Bat is evil while the black (filled-in) one is good. [[MindScrew Or is it]] [[DarkIsEvil the other]] [[LightIsGood way around?]]. [[spoiler: Zofuu-sensei says the white one is sort of MadOracle, and the black one manipulates people into doing bad things.]]
** Turns out [[spoiler: The white bat wants to save the world using humans while the black bat wants to destroy humanity to save the world. The '''third bat''' (whose "color" isn't mentioned) has been observing them from the moon for millennia.]]
* DarkMessiah: [[spoiler: From a certain point of view, Fake!Chuck and his bastard son, Timmy, to Kevin Yamagata and Kevin Goodman]].
* DeclarationOfProtection: [[spoiler: Lee Harvey Oswald to Jackie Momochi, as he decides to buy her time to escape]].
* DecoyProtagonist: Where is Kevin, anyway? [[spoiler: This is taken to its extreme after Kevin gets killed by a sniper in Chapter 93, and the new protagonist is Kevin Goodman]]

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* DarkIsNotEvil[=/=]LightIsNotGood: It's vaguely implied that the white (unfilled) drawing of The Bat is evil while the black (filled-in) one is good. [[MindScrew Or is it]] [[DarkIsEvil the other]] [[LightIsGood way around?]]. [[spoiler: Zofuu-sensei says the white one is sort of a MadOracle, and the black one manipulates people into doing bad things.]]
** Turns out [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:the white bat wants to save the world using humans while the black bat wants to destroy humanity to save the world. The '''third bat''' (whose "color" isn't mentioned) has been observing them from the moon for millennia.]]
* DarkMessiah: [[spoiler: From [[spoiler:From a certain point of view, Fake!Chuck and his bastard son, Timmy, to Kevin Yamagata and Kevin Goodman]].
* DeclarationOfProtection: [[spoiler: Lee [[spoiler:Lee Harvey Oswald to Jackie Momochi, as he decides to buy her time to escape]].
* DecoyProtagonist: Where is Kevin, anyway? [[spoiler: This [[spoiler:This is taken to its extreme after Kevin gets killed by a sniper in Chapter 93, and the new protagonist is Kevin Goodman]] Goodman.]]



* DefectorFromDecadence: [[spoiler: Fake!Chuck Culkin, a lieutenant stationed at a POW camp, tried to desert but was captured, possibly in part because he's also part jewish. ]]

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* DefectorFromDecadence: [[spoiler: Fake!Chuck [[spoiler:Fake!Chuck Culkin, a lieutenant stationed at a POW camp, tried to desert but was captured, possibly in part because he's also part jewish. jewish.]]
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