History YMMV / TenchiInTokyo

6th Apr '16 3:27:43 PM MagBas
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* RelationshipSue: Subverted with Sakuya. [[spoiler:She's the shadow of the BigBad, and is just there to try to trap Tenchi. This means, she's a RelationshipSue and has to stay that way so the story works.]]
** [[spoiler: Sakuya's almost as vicious a [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstruction]] as [[KingdomHearts Xion]]. First, since every aspect of her personality tailor-made ''in-universe'' [[SatelliteCharacter to Tenchi's preferences]], she has some pretty glaring holes in her FakeMemories (and personal life, if her [[WhiteVoidRoom mostly-empty apartment]] is any indication). Second, despite being sentient, she ''doesn't exist'' and [[TomatoInTheMirror figures this out]] [[BreakTheCutie towards the end]], even becoming an UnPerson before [[KillTheCutie re-absorption]]. Her speech during her own heroic sacrifice can be summarized as "I enjoyed being your personal MarySue, but now [[DareToBeBadass you've got to leave me and save your other friends]] because they're real and I'm not."]]
*** For some, that [[spoiler:perfect and complete selfless attitude that seems to be bait to garner sympathy for the character]] makes her a [[PuritySue whole 'nother Sue]].
** QuirkyMinibossSquad member Hotsuma, who seduces Ryoko back to her life as a SpacePirate and away from her TrueCompanions, was frequently paired with her for "real" in {{fanfic}}.
18th Oct '15 2:12:08 PM SomeoneElse17
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** [[spoiler: AlasPoorScrappy]]: For some. Whether you liked her or not, it can't be disagreed that [[spoiler: having Yugi give her a BreakThemByTalking right before re-absorbing her by force (and when the poor kid is crying and begging Tenchi to help her!)]] was ''really'' cruel.

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** [[spoiler: AlasPoorScrappy]]: For some. Whether you liked her or not, it can't be disagreed that [[spoiler: having Yugi give [[BreakThemByTalking break her a BreakThemByTalking by talking]] right before re-absorbing her by force (and when the poor kid is crying and begging Tenchi to help her!)]] was ''really'' cruel.
23rd Oct '14 7:19:43 PM Rocketshipper
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** Alternatively, it could've shown how Tenchi would been as a normal student instead of an insanely powerful hero.

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** Alternatively, it could've shown how Tenchi would been as a normal student instead of an insanely powerful hero.hero.
** Also, the fact that this series is yet *another* AU storyline, rather than being a direct sequel to the previous Tenchi Universe series. It failed to capitalize on the previous TV series' blatant sequel hook ending, and the whole idea of the show (Tenchi deciding to move away from his crazy harem and go to school in the city; introducing a Muggle love interest outside of the Masaki harem...) feels like a sequel and deliberately plays off of the audiences' assumed familiarity with the characters and their relationships. Even the show itself seems to want to confuse the issue, what with its In Media Res opening episode, and not getting to the characters' origin stories until episode 7.
15th Jul '13 2:05:56 PM Reika
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*** For some, that [[spoiler:perfect and complete selfless attitude that seems to be bait to garner sympathy for the character]] makes her a [[PuritySue whole 'nother Sue]].
6th Aug '12 9:30:14 AM Chaos009
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** [[spoiler: Sakuya's almost as vicious a [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstruction]] as [[KingdomHearts Xion]]. First, since every aspect of her personality tailor-made ''in-universe'' [[SatelliteCharacter to Tenchi's preferences]], she has some pretty glaring holes in her FakeMemories (and personal life, if her [[WhiteVoidRoom mostly-empty apartment]] is any indication). Second, despite being sentient, she ''doesn't exist'' and [[TomatoInTheMirror figures this out]] [[BreakTheCutie towards the end]], even becoming an UnPerson before [[KillTheCutie re-absorption]]. Her speech during her own heroic sacrifice can be summarized as "I enjoyed being your personal MarySue, but now [[DareToBeBadass you've got to leave me and save your other friends]] because they're real and I'm not."]]
7th Apr '12 9:03:12 PM ChaoticNovelist
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** [[spoiler: AlasPoorScrappy]]: For some. Whether you liked her or not, it can't be disagreed that [[spoiler: having Yugi give her a HannibalLecture right before re-absorbing her by force (and when the poor kid is crying and begging Tenchi to help her!)]] was ''really'' cruel.

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** [[spoiler: AlasPoorScrappy]]: For some. Whether you liked her or not, it can't be disagreed that [[spoiler: having Yugi give her a HannibalLecture BreakThemByTalking right before re-absorbing her by force (and when the poor kid is crying and begging Tenchi to help her!)]] was ''really'' cruel.
6th Dec '11 3:57:55 AM Camacan
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** QuirkyMinibossSquad member Hotsuma, who seduces Ryoko back to her life as a SpacePirate and away from her {{nakama}}, was frequently paired with her for "real" in {{fanfic}}.

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** QuirkyMinibossSquad member Hotsuma, who seduces Ryoko back to her life as a SpacePirate and away from her {{nakama}}, TrueCompanions, was frequently paired with her for "real" in {{fanfic}}.
4th Dec '11 12:47:04 PM Orihime
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* DieForOurShip: Poor Sakuya.
** [[spoiler: AlasPoorScrappy]]: For some. Whether you liked her or not, it can't be disagreed that [[spoiler: having Yugi give her a HannibalLecture right before re-absorbing her by force (and when the poor kid is crying and begging Tenchi to help her!)]] was ''really'' cruel.
23rd Nov '11 12:53:49 PM Gaston1991
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** Alternatively, it could've shown how Tenchi would been as a normal student instead of an insanely powerful hero.
* TooDumbToLive and VillainBall: The plan to separate Tenchi from the others were very spectacular, Yugi would've been successful [[spoiler: had she be less obsessed with Sasami and separating literally everyone from Tenchi in order to make them feel loneliness is a necessity, rather than place the moral dilemma of having to kill a bystander like Sakuya just because she had feelings for Tenchi as well as removing him from a normal life.]]
** Actually would've failed anyway, no villain in any TenchiMuyo series takes Washu into account.

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** Alternatively, it could've shown how Tenchi would been as a normal student instead of an insanely powerful hero.
* TooDumbToLive and VillainBall: The plan to separate Tenchi from the others were very spectacular, Yugi would've been successful [[spoiler: had she be less obsessed with Sasami and separating literally everyone from Tenchi in order to make them feel loneliness is a necessity, rather than place the moral dilemma of having to kill a bystander like Sakuya just because she had feelings for Tenchi as well as removing him from a normal life.]]
** Actually would've failed anyway, no villain in any TenchiMuyo series takes Washu into account.
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17th Oct '11 9:07:58 AM blackmon
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* TooDumbToLive and VillainBall: The plan to separate Tenchi from the others were very spectacular, Yugi would've been successful [[spoiler: had she be less obsessed with Sasami and separating literally everyone from Tenchi in order to make them feel loneliness is a necessity, rather than place the moral dilemma of having to kill a bystander like Sakuya just because she had feelings for Tenchi as well as removing him from a normal life.]]

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* TooDumbToLive and VillainBall: The plan to separate Tenchi from the others were very spectacular, Yugi would've been successful [[spoiler: had she be less obsessed with Sasami and separating literally everyone from Tenchi in order to make them feel loneliness is a necessity, rather than place the moral dilemma of having to kill a bystander like Sakuya just because she had feelings for Tenchi as well as removing him from a normal life.]]]]
**Actually would've failed anyway, no villain in any TenchiMuyo series takes Washu into account.
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