History Manga / SuicideIsland

24th Apr '18 6:21:14 AM Gemser
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* WeUsedtoBeFriends: [[spoiler: Kai and Sei were friends, until Kai started to drive others to suicide and betray the village]]

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* WeUsedtoBeFriends: WeUsedToBeFriends: [[spoiler: Kai and Sei were friends, until Kai started to drive others to suicide and betray the village]]
24th Apr '18 6:20:49 AM Gemser
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* BewaretheNiceOnes: Quite a few characters are quite meek, even the main character. When push come to shove, however, they won't hesitate to harm and even kill people. [[spoiler: Sei even burned down Sawada's village houses to rescue Tomo]]

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* BewaretheNiceOnes: BewareTheNiceOnes: Quite a few characters are quite meek, even the main character. When push come to shove, however, they won't hesitate to harm and even kill people. [[spoiler: Sei even burned down Sawada's village houses to rescue Tomo]]



* {{Hikkikomori}}: Sei was one, locking himself in his room and barely even talking to his parents.

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* {{Hikkikomori}}: {{Hikikomori}}: Sei was one, locking himself in his room and barely even talking to his parents.



* [[spoiler:WeUsedtoBeFriends]]: [[spoiler: Kai and Sei were friends, until Kai started to drive others to suicide and betray the village]]

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* [[spoiler:WeUsedtoBeFriends]]: WeUsedtoBeFriends: [[spoiler: Kai and Sei were friends, until Kai started to drive others to suicide and betray the village]]
12th Dec '17 4:08:33 AM Shutupflenders
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*** Of course, it can be because the guys knows what WILL happen to the girls if they're captured....
** Averted with Liv, who also went to rescue [[spoiler: Tomo]] with Sei.
12th Dec '17 4:04:27 AM Shutupflenders
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* BewaretheNiceOnes: Quite a few characters are quite meek, even the main character. When push come to shove, however, they won't hesitate to harm and even kill people. [[spoiler: Sei even burned down Sawada's village houses to rescue Tomo]]



* DefiledForever: Implied as the reason why [[spoiler:[[{{Transgender}} Tomo]]]] doesn't want to go back even after being rescued by Sei and co.

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* DefiledForever: Implied as the reason why [[spoiler:[[{{Transgender}} Tomo]]]] doesn't want to go back even after being rescued by Sei and co. Liv also felt like she was this. [[spoiler: she grow out of it, eventually]]



* HunterTrapper: Sei's new life. He crafts a crossbow and goes hunting for deer to feed himself and the group. Ikiru is his always helping dog.

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* HunterTrapper: Sei's new life. He crafts a crossbow bow and goes hunting for deer to feed himself and the group. Ikiru is his always helping dog.


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* [[spoiler:WeUsedtoBeFriends]]: [[spoiler: Kai and Sei were friends, until Kai started to drive others to suicide and betray the village]]
25th Nov '17 6:11:28 PM Gemser
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* TheArcher: The protagonist was in the archery club of his school and uses his knowledge to hunt deer on the island. [[spoiler:He has shot at least one person with it, driving him into moral self-doubt]].

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* TheArcher: ArcherArchetype: The protagonist was in the archery club of his school and uses his knowledge to hunt deer on the island. [[spoiler:He has shot at least one person with it, driving him into moral self-doubt]].



* BreakThemByTalking: [[spoiler: Kai's favorite method of getting people killed is approaching them when they're most fragile and talking them into suicide]].

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* BreakThemByTalking: [[spoiler: Kai's [[spoiler:This is Kai's]] favorite method of getting people killed is approaching them when they're most fragile and talking them into suicide]].suicide.



* BrokenBird: The originally-unnamed girl [[spoiler: Maria, renamed Liv]], whose background has broken her into what she sees herself: a "doll" that has no meaning in life and sees no reason to continue living.

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* BrokenBird: The originally-unnamed girl [[spoiler: Maria, later renamed Liv]], Liv, whose background has broken her into what she sees herself: a "doll" that has no meaning in life and sees no reason to continue living.



* DefiledForever: [[spoiler: implied as the reason why [[{{Transgender}} Tomo]] doesn't want to go back even after being rescued by Sei and co.]]
* DrivenToSuicide: A DeconstructedTrope here. A number of characters have played it straight, or attempted to, and this resulted in the government wanting to wash its hands of them and save money. Once on the island, many participants decide they prefer to restart their lives; others take the plunge and descend into hedonism, despair, and death. [[spoiler:Sometimes with assistance.]]
* EmbodimentOfVice: Sawada.

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* DefiledForever: [[spoiler: implied Implied as the reason why [[{{Transgender}} Tomo]] [[spoiler:[[{{Transgender}} Tomo]]]] doesn't want to go back even after being rescued by Sei and co.]]
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* DesertedIsland: The island seems to be uninhabited when our heroes arrive. We later learn that there are people here and it was once [[spoiler:used as a prison island]].
* DespairEventHorizon: Almost all characters have crossed it at some time, although some of them regain trust.
* DrivenToSuicide: A DeconstructedTrope here. A number This trope is used in all possible ways:
** Because
of characters have played it straight, or attempted to, and this resulted the over-boarding suicides in Japan, the government wanting wanted to wash its hands of them and save money. So they just brought those who survived their suicide attempts to the island and leaving is not allowed.
**
Once on the island, many newcomers choose death again, very often just immediately after arriving here. Those who survive the first days still fantasize about this a lot.
** Many other
participants decide they prefer to restart their lives; others take the plunge and descend into hedonism, despair, and death. [[spoiler:Sometimes with assistance.]]
]] Kai on the other hand wants to convince the survivors to choose death again.
** It seems to be a DeconstructedTrope with Sei. He tried to kill himself several times but finds a new outlook on life, and thinks that just living itself and being one with the nature is good enough for him.
* EmbodimentOfVice: Sawada.Sawada is the leader of another camp on the island. He's very arrogant, unscrupulous and even [[spoiler:leads his camp into a war with Sei's camp]].



* EvilCannotComprehendGood: [[spoiler: Kai, having induced people to commit suicide all along and even murdered someone, doesn't understand why the rest of the main cast want to live so badly. He eventually snaps and tries to kill them all.]]

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* EvilCannotComprehendGood: [[spoiler: Kai, [[spoiler:Kai, having induced people to commit suicide all along and even murdered someone, someone,]] doesn't understand why the rest of the main cast want to live so badly. He [[spoiler:He eventually snaps and tries to kill them all.]]]]
* EvolvingCredits: A rare print medium example. At the beginning of many volumes we see a short paragraph on every character which changes after recent plot developments. This is somehow missing in later volumes.
* FateWorseThanDeath: Many characters think this way about the island. Most characters who commit suicide after arriving do so on the first night because of this trope. Sei is one of the few who finds a new outlook and purpose.
* {{Flashback}}: Almost every character gets one. We learn very much about their backstories and why they were DrivenToSuicide, but the most we see is still the island.



* HeroicBSOD: [[spoiler:Ryou, after trying to strike out on a raft and discovering that the government will not permit escape.]]

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* HeroicBSOD: [[spoiler:Ryou, Ryou, after trying to strike out on a raft and discovering that the government will not permit escape.]]



* HopeIsScary: Liv. She wants to continue with her life but is very psychologically unstable and has a lot of fear.



* ImAHumanitarian: Rumor holds that, at least, the leader of one camp on the other side of the island has fallen to eating human flesh, which leads to...
** MonstrousCannibalism: Implied and used by said leader to control his camp. And quite effectively too.
--> Sawada: [[spoiler: (After killing someone with Molotov Cocktail)]] Tonight I'll eat meat for the first time in a long time.

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* HunterTrapper: Sei's new life. He crafts a crossbow and goes hunting for deer to feed himself and the group. Ikiru is his always helping dog.
* ImAHumanitarian: Rumor holds that, at least, the leader of one camp on the other side of the island has fallen to eating human flesh, which leads to...
** MonstrousCannibalism: Implied and used by said leader
to control his camp. And quite effectively too.
--> Sawada: [[spoiler: (After killing someone
MonstrousCannibalism.
* InterruptedSuicide: Happens many times, most notably
with Molotov Cocktail)]] Tonight I'll eat meat for Liv who is interrupted by Sei and chooses to go on living, although she's psychologically unstable.
* IslandOfMisfitEverything: It's an island with people who rather chose death than to live in
the first time in a long time.outside world (Japan).



* ItsAllAboutMe / TheSociopath: Sawada again.
* TheLeader: In Sei's commune, Ryou is the chief of the village. [[spoiler: When he got cold feet because of Sawada, some schmuck try to replace him and leads an attack to Sawada's camp, but it fails.]] Sei can also be seen like this, as he's one of few people the commune listens to.
* ManipulativeBastard: Kai. He's an adept of BreakThemByTalking and quite a good one at that.
* MeaningfulName: "Sei" means life, "Ikiru" (= his dog) means to live and Liv is self-explanatory. They all form a team by the second half of the story.

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* ItsAllAboutMe / TheSociopath: Sawada again.
again. He shows no mercy or remorse when he goes to [[spoiler:war with Sei]] and treats his camp very badly.
* TheLeader: In Sei's commune, Ryou is the chief of the village. [[spoiler: When he got cold feet because of Sawada, some [[spoiler:some schmuck try to replace him and leads an attack to Sawada's camp, but it fails.]] Sei can also be seen like this, as he's one of few people the commune listens to.
* ManipulativeBastard: Kai.Kai tries to convince anybody to be TheCynic and a StrawNihilist. He's an adept of BreakThemByTalking and quite a good one at that.
* MeaningfulName: "Sei" means life, "Ikiru" (= his dog) means to live and Liv is self-explanatory. They all form a team by the second half of the story.story and are the characters who most embody life.



* NatureHero: Sei, eventually.

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* MonstrousCannibalism: Implied and used by said leader to control his camp. And quite effectively too.
--> '''Sawada''': [[spoiler: (After killing someone with Molotov Cocktail)]] Tonight I'll eat meat for the first time in a long time.
* NatureHero: Sei, eventually. He begins to love the forest and moves all across the island.



* {{Premiseville}}: It's called "suicide island" and is about suicide.



* RedPillBluePill: The darkest possible version of this trope: Suicide attempters are asked if they want to live - if they say yes they'll return to their former life, if they say no they are brought to suicide island.

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* RedPillBluePill: The darkest possible version of this trope: trope and inverted: Suicide attempters are asked if they want to live - if they say yes they'll return to their former life, if they say no they are brought to suicide island.



* {{Robinsonade}}
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]]. [[spoiler: Sei and Liv]] leaves the commune after having arguments about [[spoiler: Tomo]] to avoid infighting while still in the midst of threat from Sawada's group. It caused quite a stir, though.

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* {{Robinsonade}}
{{Robinsonade}}: They are all stranded on the island and have to make some kind of living, at least those who don't just choose death right away.
* RuinsOfTheModernAge: The island was once inhabited but now there are just ruins of all the buildings (for example a school) left over.
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]]. [[spoiler: Sei and Liv]] leaves leave the commune after having arguments about [[spoiler: Tomo]] to avoid infighting while still in the midst of threat from Sawada's group. It caused quite a stir, though.



* SmallSecludedWorld: The island is not big but you'd quite some time get around. They try to leave but can't, because the Japanese government patrols the sea and shoots everybody on sight.



** [[spoiler: When war breaks out between Sawada's faction and the good guys the [[GuysSmashGirlsShoot women are taught archery]] by Sei.]]

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** [[spoiler: When war breaks out between Sawada's faction and the good guys guys]] the [[GuysSmashGirlsShoot women are taught archery]] by Sei.]]



* TeamPet: Ikiru is Sei's hunting dog.

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* SuicideDare: Kai does this with multiple characters. When he fails [[spoiler:he wants to kill them all]].
* SuicideIsPainless: Kai believes this firmly and is not shy to tell other people. He seems to be longing for death a lot.
* TeamPet: Ikiru is Sei's hunting dog.dog, but the other characters like him too.
* TeenageWasteland: Subverted, as it looks like only people under around 20 are on the island, but it later turns out [[spoiler:that one older guy is still living here, who is still left over from the time when prisoners were sent to the island]].



* TheseHandsHaveKilled: Sei when he thinks he accidently caused someone to fall, didn't help him and ended up dying. [[spoiler: Happens again when Sei simply ''injures'' someone with an arrow, albeit the type of injury being practicaly a death sentence on the island.]]

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* TheseHandsHaveKilled: Sei when he thinks he accidently accidentally caused someone to fall, didn't help him and ended up dying. [[spoiler: Happens again when Sei simply ''injures'' someone with an arrow, albeit the type of injury being practicaly a death sentence on the island.]]
20th Nov '17 2:41:40 PM Gemser
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* TheArcher: The protagonist was in the archery club of his school and uses his knowledge to hunt deer on the island. [[spoiler:He has shot at least one person with it, driving him into moral self-doubt]].



* TheArcher: The protagonist was in the archery club of his school and uses his knowledge to hunt deer on the island. [[spoiler:He has shot at least one person with it, driving him into moral self-doubt]].



* EmbodimentOfVice: Sawada.



* EmbodimentOfVice: Sawada.



* HumanShield: The defensive tactics employed by Sawada and [[spoiler: Kei]].



* HumanShield: The defensive tactics employed by Sawada and [[spoiler: Kei]].
20th Nov '17 2:39:02 PM Gemser
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* ManipulativeBastard: Kai. He's an adept of BreakThemByTalking and quite a good one at that.
20th Nov '17 2:37:57 PM Gemser
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* BungledSuicide: All characters have survived suicide attempts and are now trapped on the island.



* TheCynic: Kai is extremely cynical. He believes that HumansAreBastards and that the world would be much better off without them. He is in many conflicts with Sei.



* EntitledToHaveYou: [[spoiler: Sei]] feels this way about [[spoiler: Liv]] after rescuing her from her would be [[AttemptedRape rapists]]. He quickly snaps out of it though.
-->[[spoiler: '''Sei''']]: I'm the one who protected her. This woman is ''mine''.

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* EntitledToHaveYou: [[spoiler: Sei]] Sei feels this way about [[spoiler: Liv]] after rescuing her from her would be [[AttemptedRape rapists]]. He quickly snaps out of it though.
-->[[spoiler: '''Sei''']]: -->'''Sei''': I'm the one who protected her. This woman is ''mine''.



* MeaningfulName: "Sei" means life, "Ikiru" (= his dog) means to live and Liv is self-explanatory. They all form a team by the second half of the story.



* NietzscheWannabe: Kai. He believes firmly that humans have no place in the world, saying that since the world is so beautiful, why is mankind even on Earth to begin with? He doesn't think that mankind has anything to contribute to the world. [[spoiler: He even tries to kill the entire group just because he felt like it.]]

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* NietzscheWannabe: Kai. He believes firmly that humans have no place in the world, saying that TheNeedsOfTheMany: The survivors has developed into this since they decide to be alive, adopting the world is so beautiful, why is mankind even on Earth to begin with? He doesn't think rule that mankind has anything those who don't work don't get to contribute to the world. [[spoiler: He even tries to kill the entire group eat. There are those who just because he felt like it.]]simply take food rather than earn it, but they are losing ground against the rest.



* RedPillBluePill: The darkest possible version of this trope: Suicide attempters are asked if they want to live - if they say yes they'll return to their former life, if they say no they are brought to suicide island.



* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]]. [[spoiler: Sei and Liv]] leaves the commune after having arguments about [[spoiler: Tomo]] to avoid infighting while still in the midst of threat from Sawada's group. It caused quite a stir, though.



* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]]. [[spoiler: Sei and Liv]] leaves the commune after having arguments about [[spoiler: Tomo]] to avoid infighting while still in the midst of threat from Sawada's group. It caused quite a stir, though.



* StrawNihilist: Kai. He believes firmly that humans have no place in the world, saying that since the world is so beautiful, why is mankind even on Earth to begin with? He doesn't think that mankind has anything to contribute to the world. [[spoiler: He even tries to kill the entire group just because he felt like it.]]



* TeamPet: Ikiru.

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* TeamPet: Ikiru.Ikiru is Sei's hunting dog.



* TheNeedsOfTheMany: The survivors has developed into this since they decide to be alive, adopting the rule that those who don't work don't get to eat. There are those who just simply take food rather than earn it, but they are losing ground against the rest.


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* TookALevelInIdealism: Sei tried to kill himself several times but on the island he finds a new outlook on life as hunter of deer and does not want to die anymore.
20th Nov '17 2:23:33 PM Gemser
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* AttemptedRape: On the first night [[spoiler: Sei]] is too afraid to speak up during an attempted gang-rape of a fellow islander until it is stopped by [[spoiler:Ryou]]. This later drives him to save [[spoiler: Liv]] from a similar fate.

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* AttemptedRape: On the first night [[spoiler: Sei]] Sei is too afraid to speak up during an attempted gang-rape of a fellow islander until it is stopped by [[spoiler:Ryou]].Ryou. This later drives him to save [[spoiler: Liv]] from a similar fate.
28th Jun '17 2:38:05 PM TheBigBopper
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NeedsWikiMagicLove. See ''Manga/{{Holyland}}'' for the author's other manga.
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