History Manga / LiarGame

19th Jun '16 1:45:31 PM nombretomado
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* TheThirtySixStratagems: Akiyama uses #21 (making his opponent think he has already lost) quite a bit. His opponents then get careless and don't realize what he's really planning.
26th Oct '15 8:45:28 AM memememememe
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* SmugSnake: Fukugawa during the Minority Rule and Restructuring arcs.

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* SmugSnake: Fukugawa Fukunaga during the Minority Rule and Restructuring arcs.arcs, though he/she gets better and becomes an ally.
26th Oct '15 8:44:07 AM memememememe
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* FreudianExcuse: The reason behind the creation of [[spoiler:the Liar Game is to make a Live-Action show out of it, to send the author's message to the world]].

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* FreudianExcuse: The reason behind Akiyama being a ruthless swindler is because his mother, always honest, was DrivenToSuicide by a Multi-Level Marketing organisation. As a result he became a revenge-seeking antihero [[HeWhoFightsMonsters fighting fire with fire]] until he met Nao, whose honesty reminded him of his mother and laid the creation of [[spoiler:the Liar Game is path to make a Live-Action show out of it, to send the author's message to the world]].his redemption.



** The entire series.



* SmugSnake: Yokoya likes to think of himself as TheChessmaster or a MagnificentBastard, but his gross overconfidence and condescending attitude towards his enemies quite often keep him from succeding. This can be seen in the Pandemic Game as well as [[spoiler: the Liar Game finale]].

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* SmugSnake: Fukugawa during the Minority Rule and Restructuring arcs.
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Yokoya likes to think of himself as TheChessmaster or a MagnificentBastard, but his gross overconfidence and condescending attitude towards his enemies quite often keep him from succeding.succeeding. This can be seen in the Pandemic Game as well as [[spoiler: the Liar Game finale]].
24th Oct '15 3:27:14 PM Roxolan
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* UnspokenPlanGuarantee: During the games, a lot of plans are explained in advance and most of them work, to a greater or lesser degree. However, the final move that clinches the win of each game always stays hidden until the very last moment.

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* UnspokenPlanGuarantee: During ''Every'' spoken plan is either fatally flawed or already used by a rival. And ''every'' unspoken plan is either a bluff or a winning masterstroke. This applies to whoever the games, a lot of plans are explained in advance and most of them work, to a greater or lesser degree. However, the final move that clinches the win of each game always stays hidden until the very last moment.story follows at any given time.
20th Oct '15 2:45:18 PM Jgamer
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* TakingYouWithMe: This turns out to be [[spoiler: Yokoya's]] plan in [[spoiler: the final round. The remaining finalists have been split into four teams, and Yokoya managed to get Nao on his team and Akiyama on another. Then he teamed up with the remaining two teams to take down Akiyama's team and then make his own team lose. He's already rich, so he can get out of his debts easily, but Akiyama and Nao will both lose, which is all he wants by this point. However, he failed to take into account [[OutGambitted Akiyama tricking the remaining two teams into forcing the game into a deadlock.]]]]
18th Oct '15 6:42:28 PM Jgamer
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** And once again, during the final round, [[spoiler: she tells everyone that there's a rich guy who's willing to bail everyone out of their debts. She technically wasn't lying, but it's actually the set-up for an even larger con that essentially broke the Liar Game.]]
30th Sep '15 3:49:55 PM Adept
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* {{Transexual}}: Fukunaga admitted to be a [=MtF=] trans.



* WellDoneSonGuy: This is revealed to be the true motive behind [[spoiler:Yokoya's actions]].

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* WellDoneSonGuy: This For all his cruelty and arrogance, [[spoiler:Yokoya's]] primary motivation is revealed to be seen as his father's equal. He participated in the true motive behind [[spoiler:Yokoya's actions]].Liar Game [[spoiler:despite already being filthy rich]] because daddy challenged him to raise 500 million yen in a short period of time.
29th Sep '15 6:00:58 AM Adept
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* AbsurdlyHighStakesGame: Losing the Liar Game gets one saddled with ''at least'' a debt of 100 million yen, and since most of the participants aren't wealthy people, they could not get pay their debts and gets sold.
** SubvertedTrope: in the end, it's discovered that [[spoiler:the Liar Game is a FalseCrucible]].

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* AbsurdlyHighStakesGame: Losing the Liar Game gets one saddled with ''at least'' a debt of 100 million yen, and since most of the participants aren't wealthy people, they could not get pay their debts and gets sold.
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sold. Howver, this is eventually {{subverted|trope}}, [[spoiler: as the end, it's discovered that [[spoiler:the Liar Game is a FalseCrucible]].
28th Sep '15 10:57:15 PM Adept
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This story has a prequel called ''[[LiarGameRootsOfA Liar Game-Roots Of A]]'', which has a one-shot chapter that deals with the backstory of Akiyama and contains several other unrelated one-shots.

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This story has a prequel called ''[[LiarGameRootsOfA Liar Game-Roots Of A]]'', ''Manga/LiarGameRootsOfA'', which has a one-shot chapter that deals with the backstory of Akiyama and contains several other unrelated one-shots.
23rd Jul '15 8:26:24 PM Willbyr
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Written by Shinobu Kaitani (also the author of ''OneOuts''), ''Liar Game'' is a manga and drama series about the struggles of Nao Kanzaki against a [[NebulousEvilOrganisation mysterious and nefarious organization]] called the Liar Game Tournament Office that places innocent people through psychological games using their debt as bait. All its members wear masks and any participants of the game are free to drop out, assuming they pay their debt which the game forced upon them. With debt that frequently is in the 100 million yen range and quite often more, it's no small deal. Said organization will also collect the debt "any way possible..."

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Written by Shinobu Kaitani (also the author of ''OneOuts''), ''Manga/OneOuts''), ''Liar Game'' is a manga and drama series about the struggles of Nao Kanzaki against a [[NebulousEvilOrganisation mysterious and nefarious organization]] called the Liar Game Tournament Office that places innocent people through psychological games using their debt as bait. All its members wear masks and any participants of the game are free to drop out, assuming they pay their debt which the game forced upon them. With debt that frequently is in the 100 million yen range and quite often more, it's no small deal. Said organization will also collect the debt "any way possible..."
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