History YMMV / MAR

18th Jul '17 3:36:33 AM Awesomekid42
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* CompleteMonster: The manga version of [[TheSocialDarwinist Halloween]] is one of the most {{sadist}}ic and brutal members of the Chess Pieces. [[FromNobodyToNightmare Originally a homeless and bullied boy]] by the name of Pamp, he had a firm belief that the weak become sacrifices for the strong, [[AmbitionIsEvil and promised to become strong so he could kill everybody in the village]]. He started off by [[BadPeopleAbuseAnimals killing neighborhood pets]] before going on to stab five kids to death and fleeing the village. During the first War Games, [[SoreLoser because he and Alan tied]], [[EvilIsPetty he cursed Alan and Edward to be forcibly merged together out of spite]]. Six years later when Phantom resurrects, Halloween and Chimera launch an attack on the country of Acalupa, destroying it and wiping out the majority of its population, recounting to Ian how fun it was. To punish Ian for not taking part in the attack on Märhaven, Halloween has Chimera transorm Ian's best friend, Gido, [[BalefulPolymorph into a grotesque mixture of human and monster]], knowing it would cause more pain to Ian if his best friend was punished instead. During his fight against Alan in the second War Games, [[CombatPragmatist Halloween distracts Alan by setting several innocent spectators on fire]] while telling Alan how sickened he is by Alan's sense of protecting those in need.

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* CompleteMonster: The manga version of [[TheSocialDarwinist Halloween]] is one of the most {{sadist}}ic and brutal members of the Chess Pieces. [[FromNobodyToNightmare Originally a homeless and bullied boy]] by the name of Pamp, he had a firm belief that the weak become sacrifices for the strong, [[AmbitionIsEvil and promised to become strong so he could kill everybody in the village]]. He started off by [[BadPeopleAbuseAnimals killing neighborhood pets]] before going on to stab five kids to death and fleeing the village. During the first War Games, [[SoreLoser because he and Alan tied]], [[EvilIsPetty he cursed Alan and Edward to be forcibly merged together out of spite]]. Six years later when Phantom resurrects, Halloween and Chimera launch an attack on the country of Acalupa, destroying it and wiping out the majority of its population, recounting to Ian how fun it was. To punish Ian for not taking part in the attack on Märhaven, Halloween has Chimera transorm Ian's best friend, Gido, [[BalefulPolymorph into a grotesque mixture of human and monster]], knowing it would cause more pain to Ian if his best friend was punished instead. During his fight against Alan in the second War Games, [[CombatPragmatist Halloween distracts Alan by setting several innocent spectators on fire]] while telling Alan how sickened he is by Alan's sense of protecting those in need.
4th Jun '17 12:57:28 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* [[AmericansHateTingle Americans Hate Snow]]: While Snow is shown in the MAR manga to be listed as the top 10 most popular character in the franchise based on Japan, if you were to go on any forum, the reaction is the exact opposite of people stating their complaints of her being a DamselScrappy or her getting in the way of someone else for Ginta.

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* [[AmericansHateTingle Americans Hate Snow]]: AmericansHateTingle: While Snow is shown in the MAR manga to be listed as the top 10 most popular character in the franchise based on Japan, if you were to go on any forum, the reaction is the exact opposite of people stating their complaints of her being a DamselScrappy or her getting in the way of someone else for Ginta.



* TheUntwist: Quite a few "plot twists" in this series are fairly obvious if you're GenreSavvy, mainly because the foreshadowing is a little too thick. Some of these include [[spoiler: Ginta's dad being Danna, obvious because his father had gone missing six years ago... exactly when the last War Game happened. Koyuki and Snow being connected in some way, granted the exact nature of the connection differs between the manga and anime but nobody is pretending that the fact they were connected was in any way some kind of surprise. The Queen being Diana, and Diana being Dorothy's sister... I mean just look at her! They looked too similar for the revelation of them being related to be a surprise. The only plot twists that aren't untwists are ones that border on ShockingSwerve, such as Babbo being the spirit of the previous Caldean Elder... because nothing hinted at that earlier]].
* VillainDecay: When they were first introduced, the Chess Pieces were not only viewed as very powerful, but very menacing as well, having all kinds of people join them, [[BloodKnight battle seekers]], [[{{Greed}} greedy Arm collectors]] and [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil even rapists]]. But after volume 3, they succumb to TheWorfEffect to show how powerful Team Mar is, and the members are significantly qurker and/or losers who angst too much about their problems.

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* TheUntwist: Quite a few "plot twists" in this series are fairly obvious if you're GenreSavvy, obvious, mainly because the foreshadowing is a little too thick. Some of these include [[spoiler: Ginta's dad being Danna, obvious because his father had gone missing six years ago... exactly when the last War Game happened. Koyuki and Snow being connected in some way, granted the exact nature of the connection differs between the manga and anime but nobody is pretending that the fact they were connected was in any way some kind of surprise. The Queen being Diana, and Diana being Dorothy's sister... I mean just look at her! They looked too similar for the revelation of them being related to be a surprise. The only plot twists that aren't untwists are ones that border on ShockingSwerve, such as Babbo being the spirit of the previous Caldean Elder... because nothing hinted at that earlier]].
* VillainDecay: When they were first introduced, the Chess Pieces were not only viewed as very powerful, but very menacing as well, having all kinds of people join them, [[BloodKnight battle seekers]], [[{{Greed}} greedy Arm collectors]] and [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil even rapists]]. But after volume 3, they succumb to TheWorfEffect to show how powerful Team Mar is, and the members are significantly qurker and/or losers who angst too much about their problems.
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17th Feb '17 2:02:02 PM ACW
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* CompleteMonster: The manga version of [[TheSocialDarwinist Halloween]] is one of the most {{sadist}}ic and brutal members of the Chess Pieces. [[FromNobodyToNightmare Originally a homeless and bullied boy]] by the name of Pamp, he had a firm belief that the weak become sacrifices for the strong, [[AmbitionIsEvil and promised to become strong so he could kill everybody in the village]]. He started off by [[KickTheDog killing neighborhood pets]] before going on to stab five kids to death and fleeing the village. During the first War Games, [[SoreLoser because he and Alan tied]], [[EvilIsPetty he cursed Alan and Edward to be forcibly merged together out of spite]]. Six years later when Phantom resurrects, Halloween and Chimera launch an attack on the country of Acalupa, destroying it and wiping out the majority of its population, recounting to Ian how fun it was. To punish Ian for not taking part in the attack on Märhaven, Halloween has Chimera transorm Ian's best friend, Gido, [[BalefulPolymorph into a grotesque mixture of human and monster]], knowing it would cause more pain to Ian if his best friend was punished instead. During his fight against Alan in the second War Games, [[CombatPragmatist Halloween distracts Alan by setting several innocent spectators on fire]] while telling Alan how sickened he is by Alan's sense of protecting those in need.

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* CompleteMonster: The manga version of [[TheSocialDarwinist Halloween]] is one of the most {{sadist}}ic and brutal members of the Chess Pieces. [[FromNobodyToNightmare Originally a homeless and bullied boy]] by the name of Pamp, he had a firm belief that the weak become sacrifices for the strong, [[AmbitionIsEvil and promised to become strong so he could kill everybody in the village]]. He started off by [[KickTheDog [[BadPeopleAbuseAnimals killing neighborhood pets]] before going on to stab five kids to death and fleeing the village. During the first War Games, [[SoreLoser because he and Alan tied]], [[EvilIsPetty he cursed Alan and Edward to be forcibly merged together out of spite]]. Six years later when Phantom resurrects, Halloween and Chimera launch an attack on the country of Acalupa, destroying it and wiping out the majority of its population, recounting to Ian how fun it was. To punish Ian for not taking part in the attack on Märhaven, Halloween has Chimera transorm Ian's best friend, Gido, [[BalefulPolymorph into a grotesque mixture of human and monster]], knowing it would cause more pain to Ian if his best friend was punished instead. During his fight against Alan in the second War Games, [[CombatPragmatist Halloween distracts Alan by setting several innocent spectators on fire]] while telling Alan how sickened he is by Alan's sense of protecting those in need.
24th Jul '16 2:33:59 AM Anddrix
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* BaseBreaker: Snow is a very divisive character to say the least. There are many who see her as a scrappy for getting in the way of Ginta and whoever they ship him with and for getting captured on screen at least twice (four times in the anime), but she does have her fans.

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* BaseBreaker: BaseBreakingCharacter: Snow is a very divisive character to say the least. There are many who see her as a scrappy for getting in the way of Ginta and whoever they ship him with and for getting captured on screen at least twice (four times in the anime), but she does have her fans.
23rd Jul '16 12:20:17 PM Awesomekid42
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* CompleteMonster: The manga version of [[TheSocialDarwinist Halloween]] is one of the most {{sadist}}ic and brutal members of the Chess Pieces. [[FromNobodyToNightmare Originally a homeless and bullied boy]] by the name of Pamp, he had a firm belief that the weak become sacrifices for the strong, [[AmbitionIsEvil and promised to become strong so he could kill everybody in the village]]. He started off by [[KickTheDog killing neighborhood]] pets before going on to stab five kids to death and fleeing the village. During the first War Games, [[SoreLoser because he and Alan tied]], [[EvilIsPetty he cursed Alan and Edward to be forcibly merged together out of spite]]. Six years later when Phantom resurrects, Halloween and [[WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds Chimera]] launch an attack on the country of Acalupa, destroying it and wiping out the majority of its population, recounting to Ian how fun it was. To punish Ian for not taking part in the attack on Märhaven, Halloween has Chimera transorm Ian's best friend, Gido, [[BalefulPolymorph into a grotesque mixture of human and monster]], knowing it would cause more pain to Ian if his best friend was punished instead. During his fight against Alan in the second War Games, [[CombatPragmatist Halloween distracts Alan by setting several innocent spectators on fire]] while telling Alan how sickened he is by Alan's sense of protecting those in need.

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* CompleteMonster: The manga version of [[TheSocialDarwinist Halloween]] is one of the most {{sadist}}ic and brutal members of the Chess Pieces. [[FromNobodyToNightmare Originally a homeless and bullied boy]] by the name of Pamp, he had a firm belief that the weak become sacrifices for the strong, [[AmbitionIsEvil and promised to become strong so he could kill everybody in the village]]. He started off by [[KickTheDog killing neighborhood]] pets neighborhood pets]] before going on to stab five kids to death and fleeing the village. During the first War Games, [[SoreLoser because he and Alan tied]], [[EvilIsPetty he cursed Alan and Edward to be forcibly merged together out of spite]]. Six years later when Phantom resurrects, Halloween and [[WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds Chimera]] Chimera launch an attack on the country of Acalupa, destroying it and wiping out the majority of its population, recounting to Ian how fun it was. To punish Ian for not taking part in the attack on Märhaven, Halloween has Chimera transorm Ian's best friend, Gido, [[BalefulPolymorph into a grotesque mixture of human and monster]], knowing it would cause more pain to Ian if his best friend was punished instead. During his fight against Alan in the second War Games, [[CombatPragmatist Halloween distracts Alan by setting several innocent spectators on fire]] while telling Alan how sickened he is by Alan's sense of protecting those in need.
21st Jul '16 7:01:01 AM ACW
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* CompleteMonster: The manga version of [[TheSocialDarwinist Halloween]] is one of the most {{sadist}}ic and brutal members of the Chess Pieces. [[FromNobodyToNightmare Originally a homeless and bullied boy]] by the name of Pamp, he had a firm belief that the weak become sacrifices for the strong, [[AmbitionIsEvil and promised to become strong so he could kill everybody in the village]]. He started off by [[KickTheDog killing neighborhood]] pets before going on to stab five kids to death and fleeing the village. During the first war games, because he and Alan tied, [[EvilIsPetty he cursed Alan and Edward to be forcibly merged together out of spite]]. Six years later when Phantom resurrects, Halloween and [[WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds Chimera]] launch an attack on the country of Acalupa, destroying it and wiping out the majority of its population, recounting to Ian how fun it was. To punish Ian for not taking part in the attack on Märhaven, Halloween has Chimera transorm Ian's best friend, Gido, [[BalefulPolymorph into a grotesque mixture of human and monster]], knowing it would cause more pain to Ian if his best friend was punished instead. During his fight against Alan in the second War Games, [[CombatPragmatist Halloween distracts Alan by setting several innocent spectators on fire]] while telling Alan how sickened he is by Alan's sense of protecting those in need.

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* CompleteMonster: The manga version of [[TheSocialDarwinist Halloween]] is one of the most {{sadist}}ic and brutal members of the Chess Pieces. [[FromNobodyToNightmare Originally a homeless and bullied boy]] by the name of Pamp, he had a firm belief that the weak become sacrifices for the strong, [[AmbitionIsEvil and promised to become strong so he could kill everybody in the village]]. He started off by [[KickTheDog killing neighborhood]] pets before going on to stab five kids to death and fleeing the village. During the first war games, War Games, [[SoreLoser because he and Alan tied, tied]], [[EvilIsPetty he cursed Alan and Edward to be forcibly merged together out of spite]]. Six years later when Phantom resurrects, Halloween and [[WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds Chimera]] launch an attack on the country of Acalupa, destroying it and wiping out the majority of its population, recounting to Ian how fun it was. To punish Ian for not taking part in the attack on Märhaven, Halloween has Chimera transorm Ian's best friend, Gido, [[BalefulPolymorph into a grotesque mixture of human and monster]], knowing it would cause more pain to Ian if his best friend was punished instead. During his fight against Alan in the second War Games, [[CombatPragmatist Halloween distracts Alan by setting several innocent spectators on fire]] while telling Alan how sickened he is by Alan's sense of protecting those in need.
21st Jul '16 6:44:35 AM ACW
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*CompleteMonster: The manga version of [[TheSocialDarwinist Halloween]] is one of the most {{sadist}}ic and brutal members of the Chess Pieces. [[FromNobodyToNightmare Originally a homeless and bullied boy]] by the name of Pamp, he had a firm belief that the weak become sacrifices for the strong, [[AmbitionIsEvil and promised to become strong so he could kill everybody in the village]]. He started off by [[KickTheDog killing neighborhood]] pets before going on to stab five kids to death and fleeing the village. During the first war games, because he and Alan tied, [[EvilIsPetty he cursed Alan and Edward to be forcibly merged together out of spite]]. Six years later when Phantom resurrects, Halloween and [[WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds Chimera]] launch an attack on the country of Acalupa, destroying it and wiping out the majority of its population, recounting to Ian how fun it was. To punish Ian for not taking part in the attack on Märhaven, Halloween has Chimera transorm Ian's best friend, Gido, [[BalefulPolymorph into a grotesque mixture of human and monster]], knowing it would cause more pain to Ian if his best friend was punished instead. During his fight against Alan in the second War Games, [[CombatPragmatist Halloween distracts Alan by setting several innocent spectators on fire]] while telling Alan how sickened he is by Alan's sense of protecting those in need.
18th May '16 11:03:59 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: The series started out as a perfectly respectable adventure series, and was setting up for an epic journey across the country. Then the next episode cuts to them already at their destination and the majority of the series is spent on a fighting tournament. This wouldn't be so bad if the battles weren't such a step down from those of FlameOfRecca. Fortunately, the anime fixes some of these things by adding filler arcs that don't have to do with the tournament and the aftermath which included the Ghost Chest arc and the final arc which had a much more satisfying ending than the original manga.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: The series started out as a perfectly respectable adventure series, and was setting up for an epic journey across the country. Then the next episode cuts to them already at their destination and the majority of the series is spent on a fighting tournament. This wouldn't be so bad if the battles weren't such a step down from those of FlameOfRecca.Manga/FlameOfRecca. Fortunately, the anime fixes some of these things by adding filler arcs that don't have to do with the tournament and the aftermath which included the Ghost Chest arc and the final arc which had a much more satisfying ending than the original manga.
8th Feb '16 8:19:18 AM Cakeman
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* King mass murdering several chess pieces, such as Pano's father and brother.
7th Dec '14 3:51:43 PM Angeldeb82
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* AngstWhatAngst - Rather than complain about their problems, characters on both sides use their angst as motivation to beat the crap out of their opponents.

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* AngstWhatAngst - AngstWhatAngst: Rather than complain about their problems, characters on both sides use their angst as motivation to beat the crap out of their opponents.



* Moe: Snow/Koyuki can be this at times, but there's also Aqua and Loco.

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* Moe: {{Moe}}: Snow/Koyuki can be this at times, but there's also Aqua and Loco.
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