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* PsychicPowers: Dynamis.

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* PsychicPowers: Dynamis.Dynamis is the name for it here.
* PsychicTeleportation: Besides {{telepathy}} and {{telekinesis}}, one of the superpowers held by the ORGA teenagers and the Gilgamesh.



* TeleportersAndTransporters: Besides {{telepathy}} and {{telekinesis}}, one of the superpowers held by the ORGA teenagers and the Gilgamesh.


For the original Sumerian story, see ''Literature/TheEpicOfGilgamesh''. No relation to [[MemeticMutation GIRUGAMESH!]]. For the mightiest swordsman in all Ivalice, click [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII here]], or you may find him [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyV here]]. For the Argentine comic book, see [[ComicBook/GilgameshTheImmortal here]].

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For the original Sumerian story, see ''Literature/TheEpicOfGilgamesh''. No relation to [[MemeticMutation GIRUGAMESH!]]. For the mightiest swordsman in all Ivalice, click [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII here]], or you may find him [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyV here]]. For the Argentine comic book, see [[ComicBook/GilgameshTheImmortal here]]. And for [[Franchise/FateSeries that other popular anime incarnation of Gilgamesh]], see [[Characters/FateStayNightServants here]].


* IdenticalGrandson[=/=]GenerationXerox: this is an interesting case, because both the ORGA and Tatsuya [[spoiler: are clones of their "parents"]], however Kiyoko looks exactly like her mother, and when there is a flashback to when Kiyoko and Tatsuya's mother and father met, the exact replication [[IncestIsRelative has certain]] [[BrotherSisterIncest incestuous connotations]].

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* IdenticalGrandson[=/=]GenerationXerox: this IdenticalGrandson: This is an interesting case, because both the ORGA and Tatsuya [[spoiler: are clones of their "parents"]], however Kiyoko looks exactly like her mother, and when there is a flashback to when Kiyoko and Tatsuya's mother and father met, the exact replication [[IncestIsRelative has certain]] [[BrotherSisterIncest certain[[BrotherSisterIncest incestuous connotations]].


* DownerEnding: [[spoiler: And beginning. And middle. It's kind of a relief to see them all put out of their misery at the end.]]

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* DownerEnding: [[spoiler: And [[PyrrhicVillainy The unstoppable villainous goddess successfully destroys the world, and is finally killed just before she could have created a better one]]. Her killer is left to go completely insane in a white void or create another CrapsackWorld]].[[note]]And beginning. And middle. It's kind of a relief to see them all put out of their misery at the end.]][[/note]]]]



* ShootTheShaggyDog: One of the most spiteful ever. Kiyoko, having already lost everyone and everything she cared about, having been forced into debt, despair, and work as a call-girl by the very Countess supposedly trying to "save the world" whilst ruining the lives around her, and who in lonely desperation turned to a member of the opposing Gilgamesh who then impregnated her, dies after mutating into a birthing cocoon for the hybrid lifeform. In the climactic final battles against the twisted Enkidu, his cohorts, and the Gilgamesh forces, it's revealed that they're essentially unstoppable and un-killable. This leads to the Kill 'em All deaths of pretty much everyone in the cast not already dead at this point. In the end, it's revealed that the TeaR organism responsible for the first near-apocalypse and which has instigated the horrible events of the story is actually a living manifestation of the Countess's own petty, dark, hateful, jealous, twisted heart, and that she's directly responsible for everything without realising it, despite ostensibly and ironically trying to fix it. Upon this revelation, she accepts the death of Humanity and allows TeaR to wipe out all life on Earth. To add insult to injury, in the odd, meta-void left behind, TeaR is then killed by the Gilgamesh spawn from the husk of what was left of Kiyoko, meaning that TeaR won't go on to recreate the planet in its image and it's all gone for good.

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* ShootTheShaggyDog: One of the most spiteful ever. Kiyoko, [[spoiler:Kiyoko, having already lost everyone and everything she cared about, having been forced into debt, despair, and work as a call-girl by the very Countess supposedly trying to "save the world" whilst ruining the lives around her, and who in lonely desperation turned to a member of the opposing Gilgamesh who then impregnated her, dies after mutating into a birthing cocoon for the hybrid lifeform. In the climactic final battles against the twisted Enkidu, his cohorts, and the Gilgamesh forces, it's revealed that they're essentially unstoppable and un-killable. This leads to the Kill 'em All deaths of pretty much everyone in the cast not already dead at this point. In the end, it's revealed that the TeaR organism responsible for the first near-apocalypse and which has instigated the horrible events of the story is actually a living manifestation of the Countess's own petty, dark, hateful, jealous, twisted heart, and that she's directly responsible for everything without realising it, despite ostensibly and ironically trying to fix it. Upon this revelation, she accepts the death of Humanity and allows TeaR to wipe out all life on Earth. To add insult to injury, in the odd, meta-void left behind, TeaR is then killed by the Gilgamesh spawn from the husk of what was left of Kiyoko, meaning that TeaR won't go on to recreate the planet in its image and it's all gone for good.]]

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* ChildByRape: [[spoiler:in the original manga Kiyoko gets pregnant after being raped by one of the Gilgamesh clones.]]


Although it does bear something of a passing resemblance to ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'', which it may have been influenced by, the manga this series is based on dates from 1972.

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Although it does bear something of a passing resemblance to ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'', which it may have been influenced by, the manga this series is based on dates from 1972.
1972 and drawn by Shotaro Ishinomori (of Cyborg 009 and Kamen Rider fame).


* BrotherSisterIncest: Tatsuya and Kiyoko only had each other to depend on, since their mother was a neglectful alcoholic. Still, their relationship seems a bit... ''closer'' than what might be construed as normal.

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* BrotherSisterIncest: Tatsuya and Kiyoko only had each other to depend on, since their mother was a neglectful alcoholic. Still, their relationship seems a bit... ''closer'' than what might be construed as normal. Plus, the opening and ending songs for the anime sounds like love songs with the characters featured prominently as the music plays in the credits.

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* SoundtrackDissonance: The opening theme is a peppy, upbeat electronic pop song that doesn't match the series at all.


* [[spoiler:ShootTheShaggyDog]]

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* [[spoiler:ShootTheShaggyDog]]ShootTheShaggyDog: One of the most spiteful ever. Kiyoko, having already lost everyone and everything she cared about, having been forced into debt, despair, and work as a call-girl by the very Countess supposedly trying to "save the world" whilst ruining the lives around her, and who in lonely desperation turned to a member of the opposing Gilgamesh who then impregnated her, dies after mutating into a birthing cocoon for the hybrid lifeform. In the climactic final battles against the twisted Enkidu, his cohorts, and the Gilgamesh forces, it's revealed that they're essentially unstoppable and un-killable. This leads to the Kill 'em All deaths of pretty much everyone in the cast not already dead at this point. In the end, it's revealed that the TeaR organism responsible for the first near-apocalypse and which has instigated the horrible events of the story is actually a living manifestation of the Countess's own petty, dark, hateful, jealous, twisted heart, and that she's directly responsible for everything without realising it, despite ostensibly and ironically trying to fix it. Upon this revelation, she accepts the death of Humanity and allows TeaR to wipe out all life on Earth. To add insult to injury, in the odd, meta-void left behind, TeaR is then killed by the Gilgamesh spawn from the husk of what was left of Kiyoko, meaning that TeaR won't go on to recreate the planet in its image and it's all gone for good.


This is an article on an {{anime}}. For the original Sumerian story, see ''Literature/TheEpicOfGilgamesh''. No relation to [[MemeticMutation GIRUGAMESH!]]. For the mightiest swordsman in all Ivalice, click [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII here]], or you may find him [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyV here]]. For the Argentine comic book, see [[ComicBook/GilgameshTheImmortal here]].




For the original Sumerian story, see ''Literature/TheEpicOfGilgamesh''. No relation to [[MemeticMutation GIRUGAMESH!]]. For the mightiest swordsman in all Ivalice, click [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII here]], or you may find him [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyV here]]. For the Argentine comic book, see [[ComicBook/GilgameshTheImmortal here]].










''[[RunningGag GUHROOGAMASH!!!]]''

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\n''[[RunningGag GUHROOGAMASH!!!]]''->''[[RunningGag GUHROOGAMASH!!!]]''

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* GoMadFromTheRevelation: What ever [[spoiler: Tear tells Kiyoko]] at the end of the series ([[TheseAreThingsManWasNotMeantToKnow that the audience]] [[TheUnreveal doesn't get to hear]]) seems to immediately destroy her sanity, causing her to stab the former to death. Cue SlasherSmile.


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* PsychoticSmirk / SlasherSmile. [[spoiler: Kiyoko]] gives one after [[spoiler: stabbing Tear to death with the tuning fork at the end.]]


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* TheUnreveal: [[spoiler: Tear]] tells [[spoiler: Kiyoko]] something at the very end. The audience never hears what was said... but whatever it was, the latter [[GoMadFromTheRevelation does]] ''[[GoMadFromTheRevelation not]]'' [[GoMadFromTheRevelation take it well.]]


Sometime in the [[TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture super-present]], the fabled and mysterious Tomb of Gilgamesh is discovered by scientists who are digging around in Uruk (modern day Mesopotamia). A research center is promptly set up to study the strange energy which is being emitted by the site, but a series of events triggered by the site's discoverer, Madoka Terumichi, soon result in a global catastrophe which knocks out all electronics worldwide and turns the sky into a giant electromagnetic mirror. Madoka (who now calls himself Enkidu, after a character in the ancient ''[[Literature/TheEpicOfGilgamesh Epic of Gilgamesh]]''), is labelled a terrorist and promptly vanishes.

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Sometime in the [[TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture super-present]], the fabled and mysterious Tomb of Gilgamesh is discovered by scientists who are digging around in Uruk (modern day Mesopotamia). A research center is promptly set up to study the strange energy which is being emitted by the site, but a series of events triggered by the site's discoverer, Madoka Terumichi, Terumichi Madoka, soon result in a global catastrophe which knocks out all electronics worldwide and turns the sky into a giant electromagnetic mirror. Madoka Terumichi (who now calls himself Enkidu, after a character in the ancient ''[[Literature/TheEpicOfGilgamesh Epic of Gilgamesh]]''), is labelled a terrorist and promptly vanishes.


* AdaptationDistillation: A lot was changed from ShotaroIshinomori's original 1972 work. Most noticeably, the removal of extraterrestrials. The anime does share common themes with the original, though. The brother-sister pair Tatsuya and Kiyoko, along with an onyomi Enkidu name show up in both, although the kanji for the latter differs from the original. May also be a PragmaticAdaptation.

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* AdaptationDistillation: A lot was changed from ShotaroIshinomori's Creator/ShotaroIshinomori's original 1972 work. Most noticeably, the removal of extraterrestrials. The anime does share common themes with the original, though. The brother-sister pair Tatsuya and Kiyoko, along with an onyomi Enkidu name show up in both, although the kanji for the latter differs from the original. May also be a PragmaticAdaptation.


* WhiteHairedPrettyBoy: Both Tatsuya and his father, the terrorist leader Enkidu.


* EverybodyKnewAlready: When the truth of Reiko is spelled out [[spoiler: that "she" is technically a boy]], everyone but Tohru (and perhaps the audience) already knew, and acts like "What? You just figured out?"



* TheNotSecret: When the truth of Reiko is spelled out [[spoiler: that "she" is technically a boy]], everyone but Tohru (and perhaps the audience) already knew, and acts like "What? You just figured out?"

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