History TearJerker / LoneWolfAndCub

22nd Dec '15 3:44:08 PM Farnham
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* At one point Itto passes through the lands of his former student, who has been ordered to stop him at all cost. No points for guessing [[CurbStompBattle how that works out]]. The scenes of slaughter are contrasted with flashbacks of the two in happier times, finally culminating with Itto facing his former student and acknowledging him (posthumously) as a full-fledged Suio-ryu master. The normally stone-cold stoic Itto then promptly loses it and falls to the ground weeping. Daigoro cries with him; so do we.
** For bonus points, the former student and his army go out of their way to avoid injuring Daigoro while doing everything they can to stop Itto.

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* At one point Itto passes through the lands of his former student, student Lord Masatsune, who has been ordered to stop him at all cost. No points for guessing [[CurbStompBattle how that works out]]. The scenes of slaughter are contrasted with flashbacks of the two in happier times, finally culminating with Itto facing his former student and acknowledging him (posthumously) as a full-fledged Suio-ryu master. The normally stone-cold stoic Itto then promptly loses it and falls to the ground weeping. Daigoro cries with him; so do we.
** For bonus points, the former student Masatsune and his army go out of their way to avoid injuring Daigoro while doing everything they can to stop Itto.
10th Nov '14 3:08:51 PM Farnham
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** For bonus points, the former student and his army go out of their way to avoid injuring Daigoro while doing everything they can to stop Itto.
21st May '14 2:02:45 PM Rand86
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* At one point Itto passes through the lands of his former student, who has been ordered to stop him at all cost. No points for guessing [[CurbStompBattle how that works out]]. The scenes of slaughter are contrasted with flashbacks of the two in happier times, finally culminating with Itto facing his former student and acknowledging him(posthumously) as a full-fledged Suio-ryu master. The normally stone-cold stoic Itto then pormptly loses it and falls to the ground weeping. Daigoro cries with him; so do we.

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* At one point Itto passes through the lands of his former student, who has been ordered to stop him at all cost. No points for guessing [[CurbStompBattle how that works out]]. The scenes of slaughter are contrasted with flashbacks of the two in happier times, finally culminating with Itto facing his former student and acknowledging him(posthumously) him (posthumously) as a full-fledged Suio-ryu master. The normally stone-cold stoic Itto then pormptly promptly loses it and falls to the ground weeping. Daigoro cries with him; so do we.
21st May '14 2:02:01 PM Rand86
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to:

* At one point Itto passes through the lands of his former student, who has been ordered to stop him at all cost. No points for guessing [[CurbStompBattle how that works out]]. The scenes of slaughter are contrasted with flashbacks of the two in happier times, finally culminating with Itto facing his former student and acknowledging him(posthumously) as a full-fledged Suio-ryu master. The normally stone-cold stoic Itto then pormptly loses it and falls to the ground weeping. Daigoro cries with him; so do we.
26th Jan '14 8:55:54 AM Ecclytennysmithylove
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* Ittou's speech to Daigorou shortly before the final battle in ''LoneWolfAndCub''. ("''Though my eyes shut, my lips close... do not fear. In that world of rebirth, I'm still your father. In that world and all worlds, *you* are my *son* !''") [[spoiler:Daigorou remembering this speech at the end of the battle, when realising his father is dead, is even worse.]]

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* Quite common. In one particularly notable example, Itto gets an assignment to take down a female fighter who has gone on a killing spree through the ranks of a feudal lord. During the encounter, Itto finds out that she is killing the many samurai in order to draw out a samurai officer who previously raped her. Even though he is bound by contract to kill the woman, Itto compares her quest to his own and stands back, allowing the woman to kill her tormentor, getting her revenge. Out of respect she then faces Itto in formal duel, even though the [[CurbStompBattle result is obvious]]. After having [[KillTheCutie slain his target]], Itto states that she can finally be at peace "in a place where nobody will ever harm her again". He then grants her a warrior's funeral and sheds ManlyTears.
* Ittou's speech to Daigorou shortly before the final battle in ''LoneWolfAndCub''. ("''Though my eyes shut, my lips close... do not fear. In that world of rebirth, I'm still your father. In that world and all worlds, *you* are my *son* !''") [[spoiler:Daigorou remembering this speech at the end of the battle, when realising realizing his father is dead, is even worse.]]]]
11th Aug '11 9:53:15 AM SayaAensland
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* Ittou's speech to Daigorou shortly before the final battle in ''LoneWolfAndCub''. ("''Though my eyes shut, my lips close... do not fear. In that world of rebirth, I'm still your father. In that world and all worlds, * you* are my * son* !''") [[spoiler:Daigorou remembering this speech at the end of the battle, when realising his father is dead, is even worse.]]

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* Ittou's speech to Daigorou shortly before the final battle in ''LoneWolfAndCub''. ("''Though my eyes shut, my lips close... do not fear. In that world of rebirth, I'm still your father. In that world and all worlds, * you* *you* are my * son* *son* !''") [[spoiler:Daigorou remembering this speech at the end of the battle, when realising his father is dead, is even worse.]]
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