History Manga / KingOfThorn

17th Dec '15 11:04:41 AM Morgenthaler
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* LikeABadassOutOfHell: [[spoiler:Marco Owen]]
25th Oct '15 10:00:33 AM loracarol
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* FinalGirl: [[spoiler:Kasumi and [[InfantImmortality Tim]]]]are the only survivors left at the end of the movie.

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* FinalGirl: [[spoiler:Kasumi and [[InfantImmortality Tim]]]]are Tim]]]] are the only survivors left at the end of the movie.
10th Oct '15 12:20:34 AM Fairyth
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* PowerTattoo: Marco Owen is a TattooedCrook to begin with, but one in particular marks his upgrade from BadassNormal to EmpoweredBadassNormal: [[spoiler:when Alice alters his body so that he'll stand a chance against Zeus, he gains a large tattoo on his chest resembling the anarchy symbol]].

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* PowerTattoo: Marco Owen is a TattooedCrook to begin with, but one in particular marks his upgrade from BadassNormal to EmpoweredBadassNormal: [[spoiler:when Alice alters his body so that he'll stand a chance against Zeus, he gains a large tattoo on his chest resembling the anarchy symbol]].of an 'A' presumably for 'Alice']].
16th Sep '15 10:16:57 AM Willbyr
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16th Sep '15 10:16:45 AM Willbyr
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[[caption-width:215:The first manga cover.]]

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4th Aug '15 7:11:47 PM Adept
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* FrogsAndToads: They spit hallucinogenic acid, and can combine to form a frog large enough to swallow a human.
3rd May '15 11:05:46 PM nombretomado
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* RuleOfSymbolism: The manga makes frequent references to ClassicalMythology (Medusa, Venus, Zeus), Literature/TheBible ([[TheArk Noah's Ark]], the Crucifixion), and Literature/AliceInWonderland ([[AliceAllusion Alice]]). TheMovie also throws in FairyTaleMotifs.

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* RuleOfSymbolism: The manga makes frequent references to ClassicalMythology Myth/ClassicalMythology (Medusa, Venus, Zeus), Literature/TheBible ([[TheArk Noah's Ark]], the Crucifixion), and Literature/AliceInWonderland ([[AliceAllusion Alice]]). TheMovie also throws in FairyTaleMotifs.
21st Apr '15 6:51:42 PM HerrBlitzDiktator
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* [[spoiler: ShowWithinAShow: If you take the manga as an action movie inside a manga]]
18th Nov '14 11:07:37 PM Aroree
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** She does save him and the others on a regular basis too you know, she is not completely helpless.
16th Jul '14 7:59:38 AM Matchstick
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!!Provides examples of:

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!!Provides !!''King of Thorn'' contains examples of:of:



** BadassNormal: Applied to pretty much ''everyone'', but especially Marco. [[TookALevelInBadAss But]] [[EmpoweredBadassNormal eventually....]].

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** BadassNormal: Applied to pretty much ''everyone'', but especially Marco. [[TookALevelInBadAss But]] [[EmpoweredBadassNormal eventually....eventually...]].



* GardenOfEvil: The entire setting is one of these -- a monster-filled jungle of rapidly growing thorny vines.

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* GardenOfEvil: The entire setting is one of these -- a these--a monster-filled jungle of rapidly growing thorny vines.



** TheMovie, however, actually calls him Alessandro Peccino. Which is correct - for more alert viewers will have noticed him introducing himself (as not "the old guy") in the first quiet moment they have after all hell breaks loose.

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** TheMovie, however, actually calls him Alessandro Peccino. Which is correct - for correct--for more alert viewers will have noticed him introducing himself (as not "the old guy") in the first quiet moment they have after all hell breaks loose.



* RagnarokProofing: Ultimately averted -- [[spoiler:the fact that things still work makes the survivors realize they aren't far in the future after all.]]

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* RagnarokProofing: Ultimately averted -- [[spoiler:the averted[[spoiler:--the fact that things still work makes the survivors realize they aren't far in the future after all.]]



** FreezeFrameBonus: In the first scene of the movie, a sign on the side of a bus in New York City shows part of the following scripture; "For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord." - Romans 6:23. It also happens to be Christmas time.

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** FreezeFrameBonus: In the first scene of the movie, a sign on the side of a bus in New York City shows part of the following scripture; "For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord." - Romans --Romans 6:23. It also happens to be Christmas time.



* SaveThisPersonSaveTheWorld: Done subversively and surreptitiously in the manga -- where everyone rallies to protect Kasumi, [[spoiler: (who is in fact, Medusa) throughout the entire manga series. Their actions are mainly due to a directive imprinted in their minds by the BigBad: ''"protect the small Japanese girl with your life"''.]] Most of them weren't even aware they were doing it. Of course, the bad guy wanted to reshape the entire world, not save it, so...

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* SaveThisPersonSaveTheWorld: Done subversively and surreptitiously in the manga -- where manga--where everyone rallies to protect Kasumi, [[spoiler: (who is in fact, Medusa) throughout the entire manga series. Their actions are mainly due to a directive imprinted in their minds by the BigBad: ''"protect the small Japanese girl with your life"''.]] Most of them weren't even aware they were doing it. Of course, the bad guy wanted to reshape the entire world, not save it, so...


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