What would you wish for? When you had one wish granted, whatever it is? I want to become a singer, I want money. I want immortality, I'm sure they're plenty to choose from.But mine is slightly different.A new manga by the creator of Mirai Nikki and Hanako and the Terror of Allegory. Hoshimiya Eiji is an introverted high school boy who believed that he wished to be able to take over the world. His wish also coincided with a series of large scale disasters that suddenly swept across the entire planet, resulting in the deaths of millions. At the same time, special people all over the world made wishes, and were granted powers based upon them called Orders, Eiji amongst them.Eiji naturally comes to the conclusion that he is responsible for the destruction. He became afraid of his power and decided not to use it again, forgetting his wish. He manages to live a normal life despite the existence of Order Users becoming public knowledge, but that all changes the day that the girl he had a crush on, Rin, turns out to be an assassin and tries to murder him.Rin and her allies are aware of how Eiji is responsible for the destruction from ten years ago, and are hellbent on killing him before he can conquer the world. Despite Eiji's blatant desire to avoid doing anything of the sort, he will soon find himself at the helm of a dangerous organization of Order Users.
This series contains examples of:
Affably Evil or Faux Affably Evil: The Prime Minister of Japan orders decapitation of several people, has it broadcast to the entire nation... and then politely apologizes to anyone who happened to have their meal while watching that. It remains to be seen whether that's his real personality or a mask.
Ambiguously Evil: Hiiragi does seem to have some sort of plan, but it remains to be seen what it is or what his moral standing is.
An Arm and a Leg: Rin cuts off Eiji's hand - the one he had the Order symbol on - in chapter 14. However, thanks to Hiiragi using his Order he gets it back in the very next chapter.
Do Not Adjust Your Set: The Japanese government is not afraid to execute the Ten's family members with the entire nation watching.
Expy: Rin is obviously based off of Yuno. She would be a blatant Captain Ersatz were it not for a key difference in their characters: Yuno was in love with Yuki and wanted to spend the rest of her life with him, but Rin despises Eiji and will stop at nothing to murder him. But that may change depending on how her relationship with Eiji develops.
Eiji is very clearly derived from Lelouch. He can control people using a special power he got from a Super Empowering entity (who, incidentally, is sharing his room), he's very protective of his wheelchair-bound little sister, and he wants to make the world a better place by conquering it. He also bares a striking resemblance to Yukiteru Amano.
I Have Your Wife: The Prime Minister of Japan correctly deduces that Eiji is merely a puppet leader of the coup d'état actually organized by the Order users who are officially his subordinates. Thus, to force them to surrender, he reveals that he had their relatives arrested and orders his subordinates to start decapitating them.
Irony: The main character with the ability to make people do whatever he wants is then manipulated into being a puppet by a Nebulous Evil Organization, effectively taking away his choice in the matter.
Loophole Abuse: Rin tries several indirect attempts at killing Eiji in chapter 3 due to his Order preventing her from doing so directly. They all fail though.
Miss Conception: Iyo is type I, as she believes that she would get pregnant if anyone touched rabbit ear-like things on her head. Ends up as Double Subversion of the trope: for a while it looked like she was actually right, but ultimately it turned out her belly was just displaying a prediction of her future pregnancy.
The Only One Allowed to Kill You: Rin feels this way towards Eiji and her devotion towards that goal is strong enough for her to bust Eiji out of prison in chapter 3. It seemed that she's abandoned this mindset by chapter 6, where she leads the stone giant to Eiji's hideout to let it try to kill him, but then it comes back in chapter 8, where she decides to end her alliance with the master of the giant for that very reason.
Puppet King: As revealed in chapter 4, several other Order users intend to make Eiji a figurehead and Take Over the World under his nominal leadership. He starts to try to take the initiative and get some actual power in the very next chapter though.
Reused Character Design: Quite a few character designs from the writer's previous work get reused here. Eiji's and Rin's designs are very visibly based on Yukiteru's and Yuno's, while Hiiragi looks like Akise with longer hair. The master of the stone giant introduced in chapter 7 looks a lot like a grown-up version of MurMur, though some of her facial expressions are more reminiscent of Minene.
Superpower Lottery: Sort of. A person's Order is based on a wish they make, but how that wish gets interpreted will vary. At any rate, Eiji is probably the winner, since he can not only control people's bodies, but their Orders as well.
Teen Pregnancy: A particularly bizarre example. One of the Order users, Iyo, warned Eiji not to touch rabbit ear-like somethings on her head and explained that her father had told her that touching them would make her pregnant. Eiji was obviously skeptical, but nonetheless promised not to touch them. Later, during their escape from the stone giant, he accidentally grabbed her "ears"... and her belly immediatelly grew as if she was pregnant, and having a case of Express Delivery at that. Ultimately subverted, as it turned out to be a display of a prediction of Iyo's future and not an actual pregnancy.