History TearJerker / RanmaOneHalf

16th Jun '17 10:43:22 PM NonperformingAuthor
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** To put that into perspective, that's the only instance of HeroicBSOD that is ''not'' PlayedForLaughs.
16th Jun '17 10:40:40 PM NonperformingAuthor
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* Ryu Kumon's backstory, due mostly to MoodWhiplash: [[spoiler:This is a series where no one dies and we don't even see death in the past, but he saw his father accidently kill himself and destroy his house ''when he was six'']]

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* Ryu Kumon's backstory, due mostly to MoodWhiplash: [[spoiler:This is a series where no one dies and we don't even see death in the past, but he saw his father accidently accidentally kill himself and destroy his own house ''when he was six'']]six''. Of course, even this is PlayedForLaughs.]]
5th Nov '15 5:29:38 PM nombretomado
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* Ryu Kumon's backstory in ''[[RanmaOneHalf Ranma 1/2]]'', due mostly to MoodWhiplash: [[spoiler:This is a series where no one dies and we don't even see death in the past, but he saw his father accidently kill himself and destroy his house ''when he was six'']]

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* Ryu Kumon's backstory in ''[[RanmaOneHalf Ranma 1/2]]'', backstory, due mostly to MoodWhiplash: [[spoiler:This is a series where no one dies and we don't even see death in the past, but he saw his father accidently kill himself and destroy his house ''when he was six'']]
7th Jan '14 4:15:28 PM Orihime
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** What makes the scene powerful, beyond any reasonings or lack thereof behind it, is the absolutely '''perfect''' pacing. Akane slaps Ranma and tearfully says she won't try helping him anymore and then turns away from him (as a sad violin tune is heard in the background, if you're watching the anime), Ranma realizes that she ''means'' what she said this time and tries to make amends, Ryoga believes he's running away attacks with his bandanna and Ranma kicks it aside before trying to talk to Akane for the second time. Akane then turns while repeating that she's not gonna give him a hand ever again -- and '''SWISH'''', the haircut comes. Then Akane's cut hair falls to the ground...
19th Sep '13 6:25:26 PM UltimateParagon
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** Somewhat later, he sits with her in his arms and tells her what a stupid girl she is for interfering like that. Then he [[{{Beat}} pauses]] and ''punches himself in the face'', because that's what she'd have done at that point in the conversation. It's... well, tearjerking.

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** Somewhat later, he sits with her in his arms and tells her what a stupid girl she is for interfering like that. Then he [[{{Beat}} pauses]] and ''punches himself in the face'', because that's what she'd have done at that point in the conversation. It's... well, tearjerking.tearjerking.

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8th Jun '13 11:00:04 AM DancingNinian
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* Akane's getting her CloseCallHaircut might be a little hard to see this way, given that it was her own temper-tantrums that played a role in it happening, but it's obvious that it was absolutely devastating. That hair was the best symbol she had of her truest desire, the work of years and her only sign of hope that one day, [[MayDecemberRomance Dr. Tofu might return her feelings]]. In the blink of an eye it's all reduced to ashes, her heart totally crushed. Even in-universe, everyone treats this as absolutely devastating for her.

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* Akane's getting her CloseCallHaircut might be a little hard to see this way, way for some, given that it was her own temper-tantrums that played a role in it happening, but it's obvious that it was absolutely devastating. That hair RapunzelHair was the best symbol she had of her truest desire, the work of years and her only sign of hope that one day, her FirstLove [[MayDecemberRomance Dr. Tofu might return her feelings]]. [[BreakTheCutie In the blink of an eye it's all reduced to ashes, ashes]], her heart totally crushed. [[LampshadeHanging Even in-universe, everyone treats this as absolutely devastating for her.]]
4th Dec '12 8:37:43 AM ChaoticNovelist
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* Ryu Kumon's backstory in ''[[RanmaOneHalf Ranma 1/2]]'', due mostly to MoodWhiplash: [[spoiler:This is a series where pretty much no one ever died, and we don't even see any other death in the past, but he saw his father accidently kill himself and destroy his house ''when he was six'']]
* The final two episodes of the anime. It just sums up Ranma's life, caught between his sense of honour, his curse, and Genma's [[JerkAss jerkassery]].

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* Ryu Kumon's backstory in ''[[RanmaOneHalf Ranma 1/2]]'', due mostly to MoodWhiplash: [[spoiler:This is a series where pretty much no one ever died, dies and we don't even see any other death in the past, but he saw his father accidently kill himself and destroy his house ''when he was six'']]
* The final two episodes of the anime. It just sums up Ranma's life, caught between his sense of honour, his curse, and Genma's [[JerkAss jerkassery]].



* Akane's getting her CloseCallHaircut might be a little hard to see this way, given that it was her own temper-tantrums that played a role in it happening, but it's so obvious that it was absolutely devastating to her. That hair was the best symbol she had of her truest desire, to be a [[YamatoNadeshiko real woman]], the work of years and her only sign of hope that one day, [[MayDecemberRomance Dr. Tofu might return her feelings]]. And, in the blink of an eye, and thanks to one Ranma and Ryoga, it's all reduced to ashes, her heart totally crushed. Even in-universe, everyone treats this as absolutely devastating for her.

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* Akane's getting her CloseCallHaircut might be a little hard to see this way, given that it was her own temper-tantrums that played a role in it happening, but it's so obvious that it was absolutely devastating to her. devastating. That hair was the best symbol she had of her truest desire, to be a [[YamatoNadeshiko real woman]], the work of years and her only sign of hope that one day, [[MayDecemberRomance Dr. Tofu might return her feelings]]. And, in In the blink of an eye, and thanks to one Ranma and Ryoga, eye it's all reduced to ashes, her heart totally crushed. Even in-universe, everyone treats this as absolutely devastating for her.
29th Nov '12 7:59:29 AM Skulljoker
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29th Nov '12 7:59:18 AM Skulljoker
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* The final two episodes of the anime has this troper in tears from start to finish. It just sums up Ranma's life, caught between his sense of honour, his curse, and Genma's [[JerkAss jerkassery]].

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* The final two episodes of the anime has this troper in tears from start to finish.anime. It just sums up Ranma's life, caught between his sense of honour, his curse, and Genma's [[JerkAss jerkassery]].
26th Aug '12 5:30:55 PM ClassyMyths
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** Don't you mean [[{{Wangst}} Ryoga.]] [[TheScrappy Nuff' said.]]
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