History Manga / RedEyes

16th Jul '17 11:53:52 AM nombretomado
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* DaysOfFuturePast: Thanks to a killsat system put in place from before the massive reshaping of the world's maps, warfare is now more akin to WW2 than modern combat, despite that massive advances in technology.

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* DaysOfFuturePast: Thanks to a killsat system put in place from before the massive reshaping of the world's maps, warfare is now more akin to WW2 [=WW2=] than modern combat, despite that massive advances in technology.
12th May '17 8:59:51 PM TuefelHundenIV
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* ArmCannon: Mill's hijacked super protoype has a ''railgun'' mounted to the left arm; it also doubles as a FoldingWeapon, as it's folded away until actually in use.

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* ArmCannon: Mill's hijacked super protoype has a ''railgun'' mounted to the left arm; it also doubles as a FoldingWeapon, as it's RetractableWeapon that is folded away until actually in use.



** Not only does the mangaka use the correct NATO symbols for depicting the various combat units, all infantry weapons present are drawn accurately, and all weapons used are either in-service, or evolutions and extrapolations of existing concepts. [[KillSat Eyes of the Beholder]] is an actual ICBM defense concept studied during the Cold War.

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** Not only does the mangaka use the correct NATO symbols for depicting the various combat units, all infantry weapons present are drawn accurately, and all weapons used are either in-service, or evolutions and extrapolations of existing concepts. [[KillSat Eyes of the Beholder]] is an actual ICBM defense concept studied during based on the Cold War.defunct United States SDI, "Star Wars", missile shield program including the potential use as a strategic weapon.
12th May '17 8:51:34 PM TuefelHundenIV
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* AcePilot: Lots. Mills, Lenny Krueger, the Jackals, the Cobra commander...

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* %%* AcePilot: Lots. Mills, Lenny Krueger, the Jackals, the Cobra commander...



* AwesomeButImpractical: the Regium SuperPrototype that Mills steals; the test pilot, an Aggressor, is unable to control it, describing it as a wild horse. Mills has no such problems, [[spoiler: because it was specifically designed for him]].
* BadassCrew: The Jackals were this. The Cobras, on Dragunov's side, are another.

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* AwesomeButImpractical: the The Regium SuperPrototype that Mills steals; the test pilot, an Aggressor, is unable to control it, describing it as a wild horse. Mills has no such problems, [[spoiler: because it was specifically designed for him]].
* %%* BadassCrew: The Jackals were this. The Cobras, on Dragunov's side, are another.



* BedlamHouse: The prison where Mills is held is... out there.

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* %%* BedlamHouse: The prison where Mills is held is... out there.



* BigDamnHeroes: Mills does his best to make a habit of this, though he doesn't always arrive in time.

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* BigDamnHeroes: BigDamnHeroes:
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Mills does his best to make a habit of this, though he doesn't always arrive in time.



* CharlesAtlasSuperpower: There are many subtle cases of pretty much all capable soldiers doing things a normal human can't do, but the display of power that Mills, at 19 years old, shows against the Mutiny is just mind blogging, the slaughtered forces even lampshades it by frequently screaming ''He is not human!''.
* TheChessmaster: [[spoiler:Julian Krayz,]] who on its way to become MagnificentBastard.

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* CharlesAtlasSuperpower: There are many subtle cases of pretty much all capable soldiers doing things a normal human can't do, but the display of power that Mills, at 19 years old, shows against the Mutiny is just mind blogging, boggling, the slaughtered forces even lampshades it by frequently screaming ''He is not human!''.
* %%* TheChessmaster: [[spoiler:Julian Krayz,]] who on its way to become MagnificentBastard.



* DodgeTheBullet: Done and over done. You'd swear this was The Matrix or something considering how often it's used.
* ElitesAreMoreGlamorous: The main characters were all part of the elite special SAA unit, the Jackals. The soldiers watching them during the Jackal counterattack literally stop fighting and go into describing them out of awe. There's the [=GIGN=] counterterrorist team. [[note]]Not France or from any of the ex-French colonies since they don't exist anymore.[[/note]]
** On the Dragunov side, there's the Cobras.

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* %%* DodgeTheBullet: Done and over done. You'd swear this was The Matrix or something considering how often it's used.
* ElitesAreMoreGlamorous: ElitesAreMoreGlamorous:
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The main characters were all part of the elite special SAA unit, the Jackals. The soldiers watching them during the Jackal counterattack literally stop fighting and go into describing them out of awe. There's the [=GIGN=] counterterrorist team. [[note]]Not France or from any of the ex-French colonies since they don't exist anymore.[[/note]]
** On the Dragunov side, there's the Cobras.Cobras who use their own unique SAA and are also feared and respected by their enemies.



* GunPorn: Lots and lots of guns are shown, many of which are accurately drawn (but with [[BrandX different manufacturer names]].

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* GunPorn: Lots and lots of guns are shown, many of which are accurately drawn (but but with [[BrandX [[AKA47 different manufacturer names]].



* ItsPersonal: Why Mills is still alive.
* JackOfAllStats: The ASP-175 Bardiche SAA that's standard issue for Regium. Decent performance but not a standout; almost all other SAA are superior to it. Regium military planners intended to replace it with the [[LightningBruiser ASP-180 Swashbuckler]] but time and the war wasn't on their side.

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* %%* ItsPersonal: Why Mills is still alive.
* JackOfAllStats: JackOfAllStats:
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The ASP-175 Bardiche SAA that's standard issue for Regium. Decent performance but not a standout; almost all other SAA are superior to it. Regium military planners intended to replace it with the [[LightningBruiser ASP-180 Swashbuckler]] but time and the war wasn't on their side.



* KilLSat: Eyes of the Beholder, an autonomously operating network of ICBM interception satellites, armed with lasers. Their deployment by DUPE instantly made strategic nuclear weapons useless. Gaining control of the network is key to Krayz's plans.
* KnifeNut: While Lenny's not a bad shot by any standard, melee combat is where he and the Zebra really shine.

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* KilLSat: Eyes of the Beholder, an autonomously operating network of ICBM interception satellites, armed with lasers. Their deployment by DUPE instantly made strategic nuclear weapons useless. Gaining control of the network is key to Krayz's plans.
plans. The satellites are also initially capable of being directed to fire on strategic targets such as cities.
* KnifeNut: KnifeNut:
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While Lenny's not a bad shot by any standard, melee combat is where he and the Zebra really shine.



* LightningBruiser: The ASP-180 Swashbuckler used by the Jackals. Later, the FR-A12 Zebra and Mk-54 also are this.

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* %%* LightningBruiser: The ASP-180 Swashbuckler used by the Jackals. Later, the FR-A12 Zebra and Mk-54 also are this.



* MoralityPet: Saya Hamilton, a girl Mills picks up before his battle with the [=GIGN=] Blackbirds unit.
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Captain Grahad "Genocide" Mills. Feared by friend and foe alike.
** The Jackals: a elite powered armor unit belonging to Regium's forces, were widely respected and feared. Six of them held a small town against an enemy brigade... ''with no casualties.''
* NextSundayAD: The series takes place after a war completely reshapes the geopolitical landscape of the planet, including the destruction of America.
* OneManArmy: Mills' nickname of "Genocide" came from his allies.
** To elaborate: During the graduation exercise for [[TrainingFromHell Ranger training]], Mills and his squad come under attack from the instructors, who are attempting a mutiny. With most of his team dead except for Lars and Lenny, who are on the other side of the area, Mills singlehandedly penetrates the mutineers' compound, takes out most of their force, and kills the ColonelBadass leading them in single combat. Then the Dragon arrives with fresh troops, three Powered Armors, three [[AwesomePersonnelCarrier Awesome Personnel Carriers]], and a prototype [[LightningBruiser Swashbuckler]] SAA... And that's when he flips the ''fuck'' out and takes out everybody. A horrified Lars' situation report:

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* %%* MoralityPet: Saya Hamilton, a girl Mills picks up before his battle with the [=GIGN=] Blackbirds unit.
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast:
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Captain Grahad "Genocide" Mills. Feared by friend and foe alike.
alike and has a well earned reputation as a killer on the battlefield after killing numerous enemy soldiers. The nickname was originally acquired when Mills effectively slaughters an attempted mutiny led by experienced soldiers with superior training and equipment.
** The Jackals: a An elite powered armor unit belonging to Regium's forces, were widely respected and feared. Six of them held a small town against an enemy brigade... ''with no casualties.''
* NextSundayAD: The series takes place after a war completely reshapes the geopolitical landscape of the planet, including the destruction of America.
* OneManArmy: Mills' nickname of "Genocide" came from his allies.
** To elaborate:
allies. During the graduation exercise for [[TrainingFromHell Ranger training]], Mills and his squad come under attack from the instructors, who are attempting a mutiny. With most of his team dead except for Lars and Lenny, who are on the other side of the area, Mills singlehandedly penetrates the mutineers' compound, takes out most of their force, and kills the ColonelBadass leading them in single combat. Then the Dragon arrives with fresh troops, three Powered Armors, three [[AwesomePersonnelCarrier Awesome Personnel Carriers]], and a prototype [[LightningBruiser Swashbuckler]] SAA... And that's when he flips the ''fuck'' out and takes out everybody. A horrified Lars' situation report:



* PoweredArmor: Weapon of choice of virtually everyone.
* RealRobotGenre: Well, as close to real robot when compared to other mecha manga.

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* PoweredArmor: Weapon SAA are a variety of choice power armor seen extensively on the battlefield in a number of virtually everyone.
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roles in every military. They effectively bridge the gap between common infantry and armored vehicles often wielding a variety of heavy weapons.
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RealRobotGenre: Well, as close to real robot when compared to other mecha manga.



* RedEyesTakeWarning: Many SAA have an optical sensor over the left eye that glows red.

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* %%* RedEyesTakeWarning: Many SAA have an optical sensor over the left eye that glows red.



* ShownTheirWork: The manga is very well researched when it comes to certain military matters, to the point where it contains a simplified chart showing the command chain of ''an entire army'', let alone the ''entire government'' of a ''fake nation''!

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* ShownTheirWork: ShownTheirWork:
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The manga is very well researched when it comes to certain military matters, to the point where it contains a simplified chart showing the command chain of ''an entire army'', let alone and the ''entire 'entire government'' of a ''fake nation''!nation''.



* SuperPrototype: Early in the manga, two are being evaluated to be Dragunov's next frontline SAA: the Dragunov designed FR-A12 Zebra, and the Regium-designed Mk-54. [[spoiler: Mills hijacks the Mk-54 and the Zebra's test pilot, former Jackal Lenny Krueger, defects back to Mills]].

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* SuperPrototype: SuperPrototype:
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Early in the manga, two are being evaluated to be Dragunov's next frontline SAA: the Dragunov designed FR-A12 Zebra, and the Regium-designed Mk-54. [[spoiler: Mills hijacks the Mk-54 and the Zebra's test pilot, former Jackal Lenny Krueger, defects back to Mills]].



* TookALevelInBadass: Mills goes from being a NewMeat to a SergeantRock as a result of...
* TrainingFromHell: Ranger School. And that's before the [[WhamEpisode mutiny]] kicks off.

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* %%* TookALevelInBadass: Mills goes from being a NewMeat to a SergeantRock as a result of...
* %%* TrainingFromHell: Ranger School. And that's before the [[WhamEpisode mutiny]] kicks off.off.
* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: The manga is set in a future where the US at one point conquered the world with powerful laser satellites and a strong military only to lose that control during WorldWarIII. Functional Power Armor and later a compact rail gun like weapon are created as well.



* WarIsHell: You will gasp at how gritty this story can get.

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* %%* WarIsHell: You will gasp at how gritty this story can get.get.
* WorldWarIII: Part of the background plot for the Manga is that the US laser satellite technology had its strategic strike capabilities disabled and only retained the ability to intercept ICBM's. This lead to a world wide rebellion against the US global rule resulting in WWIII and setting the stage for the manga's present time.
3rd Jan '17 4:28:18 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[spoiler: AlternateUniverse]]: [[spoiler: Volume 6 also reveals that after a major terrorist attack (implied to be 9/11), the US prosecuted the Global War on Terror ''literally'', culminating in the formation of DUPE.]]

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* [[spoiler: AlternateUniverse]]: AlternateUniverse: [[spoiler: Volume 6 also reveals that after a major terrorist attack (implied to be 9/11), the US prosecuted the Global War on Terror ''literally'', culminating in the formation of DUPE.]]



* [[spoiler: AmericaTakesOverTheWorld]]: [[spoiler: Volume 6 reveals that the US conquered the world in the early 21st century, creating a OneWorldOrder called the Democratic Union for Peace on Earth or DUPE, before internal rebellions and the collapse of the OneWorldOrder caused the reshaping of the map]]. It also explains why so much American/NATO military hardware is in use.

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* [[spoiler: AmericaTakesOverTheWorld]]: AmericaTakesOverTheWorld: [[spoiler: Volume 6 reveals that the US conquered the world in the early 21st century, creating a OneWorldOrder called the Democratic Union for Peace on Earth or DUPE, before internal rebellions and the collapse of the OneWorldOrder caused the reshaping of the map]]. It also explains why so much American/NATO military hardware is in use.
3rd Jan '17 4:27:47 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{Badass}}: Mills, full stop.
13th Dec '16 2:16:36 AM Xtifr
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Drawn and Written by Jun Shindo, Manga/RedEyes started in 1999 at ''Magazine E-No'' from publisher ''Kodansha'', later it got transfered to ''Magazine Great'', this series is part of their ''Monthly Shonen Magazine Comics'' line (yes, despite what the content might make you think otherwise, this ''is not'' a {{Seinen}} series), as of 2011 the series has 15 Volumes published.

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Drawn and Written by Jun Shindo, Manga/RedEyes ''Red Eyes'' started in 1999 at ''Magazine E-No'' from publisher ''Kodansha'', Kodansha, later it got transfered to ''Magazine Great'', this series is part of their ''Monthly Shonen Magazine Comics'' line (yes, despite what the content might make you think otherwise, this ''is not'' a {{Seinen}} series), as of 2011 the series has 15 Volumes published.
25th May '14 9:37:47 PM Ominae
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* RealRobot: Well, as close to real robot when compared to other mecha manga.

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* RealRobot: RealRobotGenre: Well, as close to real robot when compared to other mecha manga.
2nd Apr '14 6:32:43 PM WildGoose
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* AceCustom: The designer of the Mk-54 was a fan of Mills, and intentionally designed it as an AceCustom for him.

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* AceCustom: The designer of the Mk-54 was a fan of Mills, and intentionally designed it as an AceCustom for him. It's also deconstructed, as being specifically designed for Mills means that SAA jockeys who aren't at his level can't control it.



* AllThereInTheManual: Manga chapters actually end with supplemental information that is more than helpful in fully understanding what's going on in story.

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* AllThereInTheManual: Manga chapters volumes actually end with supplemental information that is more than helpful in fully understanding what's going on in story.


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** During the Ranger School mutiny, Mills goes up against a soldier operating an ASP-180 Swashbuckler prototype. The Swashbuckler itself later goes into limited production to equip the Jackals and other elite units.
17th Feb '14 7:19:00 AM Ecclytennysmithylove
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* AceCustom: The designer of the Mk-54 was a fan of Mills, and intentionally designed it as an AceCustom for him.



* AceCustom: The designer of the Mk-54 was a fan of Mills, and intentionally designed it as an AceCustom for him.



* [[spoiler: AmericaTakesOverTheWorld]]: [[spoiler: Volume 6 reveals that the US conquered the world in the early 21st century, creating a OneWorldOrder called the Democratic Union for Peace on Earth or DUPE, before internal rebellions and the collapse of the OneWorldOrder caused the reshaping of the map]]. It also explains why so much American/NATO military hardware is in use.



* [[spoiler: AmericaTakesOverTheWorld]]: [[spoiler: Volume 6 reveals that the US conquered the world in the early 21st century, creating a OneWorldOrder called the Democratic Union for Peace on Earth or DUPE, before internal rebellions and the collapse of the OneWorldOrder caused the reshaping of the map]]. It also explains why so much American/NATO military hardware is in use.
* AristocratsAreEvil: Or at least, huge jerks. The cake goes to [[spoiler:''Julian Krayz'', who wants to TakeOverTheWorld using his own, inherited BadassArmy.]]



* AristocratsAreEvil: Or at least, huge jerks. The cake goes to [[spoiler:''Julian Krayz'', who wants to TakeOverTheWorld using his own, inherited BadassArmy.]]



* BeautyIsNeverTarnished: In keeping with the war is hell theme, the only person physically unscathed by the fighting is [[FriendlySniper Lars]]. Mills and Lenny look like Bishounen but have an impressive collection of scars under their shirts, and have bled ''a lot''.



* BeautyIsNeverTarnished: In keeping with the war is hell theme, the only person physically unscathed by the fighting is [[FriendlySniper Lars]]. Mills and Lenny look like Bishounen but have an impressive collection of scars under their shirts, and have bled ''a lot''.



* ItsPersonal: Why Mills is still alive.
* ImprobableAimingSkills: Lars. Justified partially due to being a sniper, but shooting a 15cm target at over 10 kilometers? Down the gunbarrel at that.



* ImprobableAimingSkills: Lars. Justified partially due to being a sniper, but shooting a 15cm target at over 10 kilometers? Down the gunbarrel at that.
* ItsPersonal: Why Mills is still alive.



* TheMole: Julian Krayz, Mills' former XO, who led the Jackals in betraying him, was actually a Dragunov double agent. In addition, he's playing everyone against each other for his own plans.



* TheMole: Julian Krayz, Mills' former XO, who led the Jackals in betraying him, was actually a Dragunov double agent. In addition, he's playing everyone against each other for his own plans.



* TheRemnant: A sizeable portion of Regium's military is holded up in a mountainous province, resisting Dragunov and refusing to surrender.


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* TheRemnant: A sizeable portion of Regium's military is holded up in a mountainous province, resisting Dragunov and refusing to surrender.
25th Dec '12 10:19:09 AM WildGoose
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* BigDamnHeroes: Mills does his best to make a habit of this, though he doesn't always arrive in time.
** During the capital uprising, civilian protestors attempt to fight riot police with rocks and molotov cocktails, but are driven back by tear gas. Then the Resistance force show up and turn the tide.
* CallBack: Early in Volume One, Mills beats up a bar full of disgruntled ex-soldiers, partly as a BrightSlap to them and to bait the ex-Jackal GIGN operator. In Volume Ten, the same bar patrons are part of the Resistance, and it's implied that it's thanks to Mills.



* JackOfAllStats: The ASP-175 Bardiche SAA that's standard issue for Regium. Decent performance but not a standout. Regium military planners intended to replace it with the [[LightningBruiser ASP-180 Swashbuckler]] but time and the war wasn't on their side.

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* JackOfAllStats: The ASP-175 Bardiche SAA that's standard issue for Regium. Decent performance but not a standout.standout; almost all other SAA are superior to it. Regium military planners intended to replace it with the [[LightningBruiser ASP-180 Swashbuckler]] but time and the war wasn't on their side.



** Sepp Gibernau is also pretty good with bladed weapons.



* MisfitMobilizationMoment: In Volume 10, the Regium Resistance mobilises to retake the capital.



** The Jackals: a elite powered armor unit belonging to Regium's forces, were widely respected and feared. Six of them held a small town against an enemy brigade... with no casualties.

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** The Jackals: a elite powered armor unit belonging to Regium's forces, were widely respected and feared. Six of them held a small town against an enemy brigade... with ''with no casualties.''


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* TheRemnant: A sizeable portion of Regium's military is holded up in a mountainous province, resisting Dragunov and refusing to surrender.
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