History Manga / MARS

4th Feb '16 8:36:03 PM mercydracyel
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In 2004, Manga/{{Mars}} was adapted into a [[Series/{{Mars}} Taiwanese live-action drama]].

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In 2004, Manga/{{Mars}} was adapted into a [[Series/{{Mars}} Taiwanese live-action drama]].
drama]]. In 2016 a Japanese remake started airing under the name ''MARS ~Tada, Kimi wo Aishiteru''
25th Jan '16 4:22:12 PM aye_amber
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[[caption-width-right:337:Mars by Kira Aso]]

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[[caption-width-right:337:Mars [[caption-width-right:337: Mars by Kira Aso]]Aso]]
7th Apr '15 7:55:21 PM ArcaneAzmadi
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* GetOut: Takayuki shouts this at [[spoiler:Shoko after he stops her from killing Rei as a child]].



* MyBelovedSmother: Shoko again. By the time the boys were 4 she still wasn't even letting them leave the house.



* {{Yandere}}: In a non-romantic example, [[spoiler: Shoko]] is so insane and so devoted to keeping her children safe that she tries to strangle them and commit suicide rather than be separated from them.

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** Even more surprisingly, Takayuki as well. He slapped [[spoiler:Shoko after she tried to strangle Rei]].
* {{Yandere}}: In a non-romantic example, [[spoiler: Shoko]] is so insane and so devoted to keeping her children safe that she tries to strangle [[spoiler:strangle them and commit suicide rather than be separated from them.them]].
7th Apr '15 5:37:21 AM ArcaneAzmadi
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* AllMenArePerverts / AllWomenAreLustful: Harumi argues this point with Kira when she's attempting to convince her that [[spoiler:she wasn't DefiledForever by her rape]].
-->'''Harumi:''' If you're dirty, what in this world isn't?! All the men are skeevy, and all the girls are selling themselves to those skeevy men. Guys roam around town just waiting for girls to hit on them.
13th Aug '14 8:58:44 PM Brontesaurus
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* BigFancyHouse: Rei's father's house is like this. Rei, on the other hand, lives in a crappy apartment in a bad side of town.

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* BigFancyHouse: Rei's father's house is like this.this, to the point of awkwardness. Rei, on the other hand, lives in a crappy apartment in a bad side of town.


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* BrilliantButLazy: Rei is actually very intelligent. He just has zero interest in school.


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* ParentsAsPeople: One of the themes of the story is that the adults are just as mixed up and vulnerable as the teenage main cast. They love their children very much and always try to do what's best, but for one reason or another fall short. This discovery is healing for Rei, but probably not so much for Kira.
* PolarOppositeTwins: Rei was always very active and prone to getting himself into trouble while Sei was quiet, artistic, and something of a crybaby. [[spoiler: And then the real reason it turned out they were opposites was that while Rei had it in him to be well-adjusted, Sei was actually a sociopath who placed no value in human life aside from him and Rei.]]
13th Aug '14 8:29:02 PM Brontesaurus
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** [[spoiler: Rei and Sei's mother Shoko is revealed to have committed suicide when her children were young. They were the ones to find her.]]



* MamasBabyPapasMaybe: [[spoiler: Rei and Sei are legally Takayuki's children, but everyone knows they're actually his brother Akihiko's.]]



* [[spoiler: RapeAsBackstory: Why Kira DoesNotLikeMen.]]

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* [[spoiler: RapeAsBackstory: [[spoiler: Why Kira DoesNotLikeMen.]]



* TheirFirstTime: After Kira runs away from home [[spoiler: thinking she may have killed her stepfather]] she and Rei have sex for the first time. Everyone is surprised it didn't happen a lot sooner, given Rei's reputation as TheCasanova.



* UpperClassTwit : Discussed, thought about, and averted. Takayuki wants Rei to work hard to be worthy of inheriting the family business, and Rei has a hard time schmoozing with successful businessmen.

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* UpperClassTwit : UpperClassTwit: Discussed, thought about, and averted. Takayuki wants Rei to work hard to be worthy of inheriting the family business, and Rei has a hard time schmoozing with successful businessmen.



* WouldHitAGirl: Much to Hirumi's surprise, Rei. He slaps Shiori for accosting Kira.

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* WouldHitAGirl: Much to Hirumi's Harumi's surprise, Rei. He slaps Shiori for accosting Kira.Kira.
* {{Yandere}}: In a non-romantic example, [[spoiler: Shoko]] is so insane and so devoted to keeping her children safe that she tries to strangle them and commit suicide rather than be separated from them.
26th Nov '13 8:16:54 PM Disestablishment
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* RapeIsLove: [[spoiler: When Kira's stepfather claims he cares for her, and can't understand why she can't see it.]]
14th Apr '13 2:36:19 PM Austin
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* FamilyVersusCareer: Kyoko the biker ends her racing career after a minor injury in the endurance.


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** Even though we are repeatedly told that Kyoko's skills are on par with male racers, her performance doesn't really prove that.
** OvershadowedByAwesome: Its not that Kyoko skills are any less then any of the unnamed male racers as much as Kyoko's skills can not match Rei's skills. The settings on the bike were set for Rei preference after all.
26th Jan '13 3:29:51 AM LeithSol
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[[caption-width-right:337:Mars by Kira Aso]]
29th Dec '12 1:44:10 PM LinguaViva
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*** Which could be TruthInTelevison - it's not unheard of for this to happen in real life, depressing as that is.

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*** Which could be TruthInTelevison TruthInTelevision - it's not unheard of for this to happen in real life, depressing as that is.
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