History VisualNovel / GSenjouNoMaou

25th Apr '18 9:34:41 AM Malady
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A VisualNovel / HGame from the creators of ''VisualNovel/SharinNoKuni''. It is also known by its official English title "The Devil on G-String". [[IThoughtItMeant Contrary to what one may think]], the G-String in the title refers to August Wilhelmj's "Air on the G-String", an adaptation of Music/JohannSebastianBach's "Air". The "Devil" or "Maou" refers to Music/FranzSchubert's lied of Creator/JohannWolfgangVonGoethe's ballad "[[Literature/TheErlKing Der Erlkönig]]".

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A VisualNovel / HGame from the creators of ''VisualNovel/SharinNoKuni''. It is also known by its official English title "The Devil on G-String". [[IThoughtItMeant [[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant Contrary to what one may think]], the G-String in the title refers to August Wilhelmj's "Air on the G-String", an adaptation of Music/JohannSebastianBach's "Air". The "Devil" or "Maou" refers to Music/FranzSchubert's lied of Creator/JohannWolfgangVonGoethe's ballad "[[Literature/TheErlKing Der Erlkönig]]".
18th Feb '18 7:38:30 AM qwerty_uiop
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* ArmorPiercingQuestion: Yuki asks Mizuha if her cold personality was also a front. [[spoiler: It turns out that Yuki was revealing to Mizuha that she was her estranged sister.]]
18th Feb '18 6:46:25 AM qwerty_uiop
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* BreakingTheFourthWall: Usami notes at one point that Kanon looks almost nothing like Gonzou, but she's cute because the character designers designed them all to be that way. Kyousuke interrupts her and they return to the real subject. Though considering it's Usami, she might have just wanted to be silly.

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* BreakingTheFourthWall: Usami notes at one point that Kanon looks almost nothing like Gonzou, but she's cute because the character designers designed them all to be that way. Kyousuke interrupts her and they return to the real subject. At another point, she notes that if Kyousuke were playing a bishoujo game, a dialogue box would pop up and let him choose whether or not to compliment her. Though considering it's Usami, she might have just wanted to be silly.
18th Feb '18 5:30:15 AM qwerty_uiop
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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: [[spoiler: Kanon]] to [[spoiler: Ikuko]].
9th Aug '17 9:13:25 AM CombativeBoil
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* {{Foreshadowing}}: There are several hints that at the very least Maou [[spoiler:is not Kyousuke]] hidden throughout, though the truth is trickier but not impossible to figure out. For example, [[spoiler:Maou has far more money at his disposal than Kyousuke should be able to acquire, Kyousuke is not old enough to have killed Usami's mother, Maou takes actions that put Kyousuke at serious risk and the way Yuki treats the pair indicates she clearly does not view them as being the same person.]] Finally, Maou far too easily gives out [[spoiler:his 'real' name to people despite his pathological caution.]] In fact, the trick itself is used in the story itself: [[spoiler:Maou sets up a fake answer for Usami to 'discover' while the truth was always there to see and largely hidden by Usami recklessly assuming she knew the full story. Another important thing to note is that in the side-routes where Maou's plotting ends prematurely and his identity is never revealed, Usami pretty much leaves Kyousuke be despite being clearly portrayed as being obsessed with getting back at Maou and suspecting Kyousuke herself at times.]]

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: There are several hints that at the very least Maou [[spoiler:is not Kyousuke]] hidden throughout, though the truth is trickier but not impossible to figure out. For example, [[spoiler:Maou has far more money at his disposal than Kyousuke should be able to acquire, Kyousuke is not old enough to have killed Usami's mother, Maou takes actions that put Kyousuke at serious risk and the way Yuki treats the pair indicates she clearly does not view them as being the same person.]] Finally, Maou far too easily gives out [[spoiler:his 'real' name to people despite his pathological caution.]] In fact, the trick itself is used in the story itself: [[spoiler:Maou sets up a fake answer for Usami to 'discover' while the truth was always there to see and largely hidden by Usami recklessly assuming she knew the full story. Another important thing to note is that in the side-routes where Maou's plotting ends prematurely and his identity is never revealed, Usami pretty much leaves Kyousuke be despite being clearly portrayed as being obsessed with getting back at Maou and suspecting Kyousuke herself at times.]]
27th Jun '17 5:28:53 PM CombativeBoil
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* {{Foreshadowing}}: There are several hints that at the very least Maou [[spoiler:is not Kyousuke]] hidden throughout, though the truth is trickier but not impossible to figure out. For example, [[spoiler:Maou has far more money at his disposal than Kyousuke should be able to acquire, Kyousuke is not old enough to have killed Usami's mother, Maou takes actions that put Kyousuke at serious risk and the way Yuki treats the pair indicates she clearly does not view them as being the same person.]] Finally, Maou far too easily gives out [[spoiler:his 'real' name to people despite his pathological caution.]] In fact, the trick itself is used in the story itself: [[spoiler:Maou sets up a fake answer for Usami to 'discover' while the truth was always there to see and largely hidden by Usami recklessly assuming she knew the full story.]]

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: There are several hints that at the very least Maou [[spoiler:is not Kyousuke]] hidden throughout, though the truth is trickier but not impossible to figure out. For example, [[spoiler:Maou has far more money at his disposal than Kyousuke should be able to acquire, Kyousuke is not old enough to have killed Usami's mother, Maou takes actions that put Kyousuke at serious risk and the way Yuki treats the pair indicates she clearly does not view them as being the same person.]] Finally, Maou far too easily gives out [[spoiler:his 'real' name to people despite his pathological caution.]] In fact, the trick itself is used in the story itself: [[spoiler:Maou sets up a fake answer for Usami to 'discover' while the truth was always there to see and largely hidden by Usami recklessly assuming she knew the full story. Another important thing to note is that in the side-routes where Maou's plotting ends prematurely and his identity is never revealed, Usami pretty much leaves Kyousuke be despite being clearly portrayed as being obsessed with getting back at Maou and suspecting Kyousuke herself at times.]]
25th Jun '17 3:36:36 PM CombativeBoil
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* EvilVersusEvil: Neither Azai nor Maou is exactly a super awesome human being.

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* EvilVersusEvil: Neither Azai nor Maou is exactly a super awesome human being.being [[spoiler:though unlike Mau, Azai always redeems himself in the good endings]].
25th Jun '17 3:34:45 PM CombativeBoil
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* InterfaceSpoiler: Played straight by the translucent text backdrop in the scenes from one of the girls' perspectives, which sports the respective girl's silhouette. [[spoiler: Subverted in order to mislead the player by using the standard, small-sized box with no silhouette when the text is from the Devil's perspective. Using the same box and perspective? Oh, Kyousuke MUST be the Devil.]]

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* InterfaceSpoiler: Played straight by the translucent text backdrop in the scenes from one of the girls' perspectives, which sports the respective girl's silhouette. [[spoiler: Subverted in order to mislead the player by using the standard, small-sized box with no silhouette when the text is from the Devil's perspective. Using the same box and perspective? perspective, right after Maou has acknowledged Azai Kyosuke as his "other being" he can use? Oh, Kyousuke MUST be the Devil.]]
* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler:Maou gets clean away with his crimes and is never exposed onscreen in any route other than Haru's. However, the severity of his crimes also dwindle significantly if you choose to pursue one of the side heroines, making this an interesting example.
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* NonSequiturCausality: Usami is the main storyline, so the routes that branch off before you start it are the basic alternate possibilities. In them, the drama for Kanon begins because of something stupid she says that comes about as a result of increased contact with Kyousuke. Mizuha's route is just Yuki pushing her towards Kyousuke as a result of not being distracted by plot. Tsubaki? Random unconnected family pops up to loan her family money and let them keep the house. Where were these guys before and why didn't they do that in the main storyline?

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* NonSequiturCausality: Usami is the main storyline, so the routes that branch off before you start it are the basic alternate possibilities. In them, the drama for Kanon begins because of something stupid she says that comes about as a result of increased contact with Kyousuke. Mizuha's route is just Yuki pushing her towards Kyousuke as a result of not being distracted by plot. Tsubaki? Random unconnected Her extended family pops up to loan her family money and let them keep the house. Where were these guys before and why didn't they do that in the main storyline?



* OfficialCouple: While you can techically end with any of the four girls, everyone would agree that Haru is the one who shine the most throughout the story.

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* OfficialCouple: While you can techically technically end with any of the four girls, everyone would agree that Haru Haru's route is the longest one who shine and the most throughout the story.only one that provides definitive answers about Maou's plans.



* VillainProtagonist: When you think about it, Kyousuke can't really be considered to be a good guy so much as less of a bad guy in an evil versus evil situation. Lying, extortion, manipulation and more. While he's essentially a decent person the story makes a point of painting him as rather ambiguously gray [[spoiler:until he finally stands up to Gonzou so that Yuki, Usami and Mizuha can escape.]] And the yakuza he represents is actually a particularly vicious group with no concern for honor.

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* VillainProtagonist: When you think about it, Kyousuke can't really be considered to be a good guy so much as less of a bad guy in an evil versus evil situation. Lying, extortion, manipulation and more. While he's essentially a decent person the story makes a point of painting him as rather ambiguously gray [[spoiler:until he finally stands up for himself in the good endings, or in Haru's route, to Gonzou so that Yuki, Usami and Mizuha can escape.]] And the yakuza he represents is actually a particularly vicious group with no concern for honor.honor, to the point that he can solidify his villainous nature by crossing the MoralEventHorizon in the bad endings.
31st Mar '17 3:53:45 PM nombretomado
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-->'''Usami Haru:''' Didn't I just say that you should call me [[OsamaBinLaden Usami Bin Laden]]?

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-->'''Usami Haru:''' Didn't I just say that you should call me [[OsamaBinLaden [[UsefulNotes/OsamaBinLaden Usami Bin Laden]]?
19th Feb '17 9:09:06 PM DavidDelony
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* DistantFinale: [[spoiler:The conclusion to Usami's Epilogue takes place eight years after Kyousuke went to prison. The end of Tsubaki's route is also set four years later. Mizuha's route skips ahead three years, a well. In fact, Kanon's route is the only one ''without'' one.]]

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* DistantFinale: [[spoiler:The conclusion to Usami's Epilogue takes place eight years after Kyousuke went to prison. The end of Tsubaki's route is also set four years later. Mizuha's route skips ahead three years, a years as well. In fact, Kanon's route is the only one ''without'' one.]]
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