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* BabyFactory: Kazama certainly views her this way. Ironically, [[spoiler:she only has a child in one man's route, and it ''isn't'' his.]] Jossed as of Hakuouki Tsukikage no Shou for the Switch;[[spoiler:as Chizuru is confirmed to have at least two unnamed kids with Kazama a few years after the end of his route in Shinkai.]]

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* BabyFactory: Kazama certainly views her this way. Ironically, [[spoiler:she only has a child in one man's route, and it ''isn't'' his.]] Jossed as of Hakuouki Tsukikage way, though it's not until ''Tsukikago no Shou Shou'' for Nintendo Switch that there's any confirmation the Switch;[[spoiler:as Chizuru is confirmed to have at least two unnamed kids with Kazama a few years after the of them end of up having any children on his route in Shinkai.]]path.


* BabyFactory: Kazama certainly views her this way. Ironically, [[spoiler:she only has a child in one man's route, and it ''isn't'' his.]]

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* BabyFactory: Kazama certainly views her this way. Ironically, [[spoiler:she only has a child in one man's route, and it ''isn't'' his.]] Jossed as of Hakuouki Tsukikage no Shou for the Switch;[[spoiler:as Chizuru is confirmed to have at least two unnamed kids with Kazama a few years after the end of his route in Shinkai.]]



* HeelRealization: In the musicals, Heisuke's route, in a variant of the original game. [[spoiler: Sannan, after mentioning he remembered he was human once and that this prevented him from blocking Heisuke's last strike, also remembers the faces of everyone in the Shinsengumi. He comes to realize what he's done - and gets into position for an assisted suicide with Heisuke's help.]]



* ZeroApprovalGambit: The quintessential example. Sannan Keisuke's entire persona and actions in every route where he doesn't actually lose a bolt are this. In his route in Shinkai, Sannan commits a lot of "crimes" and acts that he deliberately is okay with other people misinterpreting, such as his bloody clothes that Chizuru can reprimand him for. [[spoiler: Turns out he was just trying to protect her, but he really doesn't tell her until later. There are minor hints he may actually feel quite bad about it, as actually reproaching him for it results in a cut off conversation.]]

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* ZeroApprovalGambit: The quintessential example. Sannan Keisuke's entire persona and actions in every route where he doesn't actually lose a bolt are this. In his route in Shinkai, Sannan commits a lot of "crimes" and acts that he deliberately is okay with with, or even wants other people misinterpreting, such as his bloody clothes that Chizuru can reprimand him for. [[spoiler: Turns out he was just trying to protect her, but her.]] By far the most egregious example comes at the end of his route; [[spoiler:where Sannan teams up with Heisuke and Sen to fake Heisuke's death and Sen's capture so he really doesn't tell her until later. There are minor hints can get revenge against Kodo for his mistreatment of Chizuru and stop his plans altogether.]] By this point he may actually feel quite bad about it, as actually reproaching loves Chizuru, meaning that he is deliberately making the love of his life hate him for it results to do the right thing in a cut off conversation.]]
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* BigBad: In Heisuke's route. Heisuke himself says that he has to fight him last, and it's the last threat they face. [[spoiler: Sannan uses his connections to the Sendai domain - where he is originally from, to achieve his goal of creating a new kingdom of furies by himself. He transforms innocent people into furies and even tries to get Princess Sen to be the ruler of his new fury kingdom.]]

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* BigBad: In Heisuke's route. Heisuke himself says that he has to fight him last, and it's the last threat they face. [[spoiler: Sannan uses his connections to with the Sendai domain - where he is originally from, to achieve his goal of creating a new kingdom of furies by himself.furies. He transforms innocent people into furies and even tries to get Princess Sen to be the ruler of his new fury kingdom.]]



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* DespairEventHorizon: The dam was going to burst inevitably after his arm got injured, but it's when [[spoiler: Itou, who just joined and is of higher rank than Sannan, remarks on the aforementioned's arm in a very faux-polite way that Sannan decides to drink the water of life.]]

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* DespairEventHorizon: The dam was going to burst inevitably after his arm got injured, injury, but it's when [[spoiler: Itou, who just joined and is of higher rank than Sannan, remarks on the aforementioned's hurt arm in a very faux-polite way that Sannan decides to drink the water of life.]] ]]
* DissonantSerenity: Sannan doesn't even have to play the villain to do this, and the narration often remarks on how calm he can sometimes be despite saying or doing callous things.



* ZeroApprovalGambit: The quintessential example 24/7 as Sannan Keisuke's entire persona and actions in every route where he doesn't actually lose a bolt are this. In his route in Shinkai, Sannan commits a lot of "crimes" and acts that he deliberately is okay with other people misinterpreting, such as his bloody clothes that Chizuru can reprimand him for. [[spoiler: Turns out he was just trying to protect her, but he really didn't think to tell her until later.]]

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* ZeroApprovalGambit: The quintessential example 24/7 as example. Sannan Keisuke's entire persona and actions in every route where he doesn't actually lose a bolt are this. In his route in Shinkai, Sannan commits a lot of "crimes" and acts that he deliberately is okay with other people misinterpreting, such as his bloody clothes that Chizuru can reprimand him for. [[spoiler: Turns out he was just trying to protect her, but he really didn't think to doesn't tell her until later.later. There are minor hints he may actually feel quite bad about it, as actually reproaching him for it results in a cut off conversation.]]


%%* BigBad: In Heisuke's route. Heisuke himself says that he has to fight him last, and it's the last threat they face. [[spoiler: Sannan uses his connections to the Sendai domain - where he is originally from, to achieve his goal of creating a new kingdom of furies by himself. He transforms innocent people into furies and even tries to get Princess Sen to be the ruler of his new fury kingdom.]]

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%%* * BigBad: In Heisuke's route. Heisuke himself says that he has to fight him last, and it's the last threat they face. [[spoiler: Sannan uses his connections to the Sendai domain - where he is originally from, to achieve his goal of creating a new kingdom of furies by himself. He transforms innocent people into furies and even tries to get Princess Sen to be the ruler of his new fury kingdom.]]


%%* InsecureLoveInterest: Particularly in Harada's route.

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%%* * InsecureLoveInterest: Particularly in Harada's route.route, which is totally justified as everyone lightly pushes her aside, Sannan is trying to manipulate and use her constantly and even Harada himself starts out being a bit insensitive towards how she feels about herself due to being a demon. [[Spoiler:She thinks Harada should be with a human female who doesn't cause her trouble.]]



%%* ParentalBetrayal
%%* PlayerCharacter

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%%* ParentalBetrayal
%%* PlayerCharacter
* ParentalBetrayal: Kodou does this to her a lot, as the poor girl just wanted to find her benevolent dad...[[spoiler:Only to find that he's actually 90% a self-absorbed guy who wants to use her for his science experiments. Ouch.]]
* PlayerCharacter: Chizuru is the character you'll go through the world as, with your choices only changing the guy you romance...Or you could just end forever alone.




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* ZeroApprovalGambit: The quintessential example 24/7 as Sannan Keisuke's entire persona and actions in every route where he doesn't actually lose a bolt are this. In his route in Shinkai, Sannan commits a lot of "crimes" and acts that he deliberately is okay with other people misinterpreting, such as his bloody clothes that Chizuru can reprimand him for. [[spoiler: Turns out he was just trying to protect her, but he really didn't think to tell her until later.]]


%%* BigBad: In Heisuke's route.

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%%* BigBad: In Heisuke's route. Heisuke himself says that he has to fight him last, and it's the last threat they face. [[spoiler: Sannan uses his connections to the Sendai domain - where he is originally from, to achieve his goal of creating a new kingdom of furies by himself. He transforms innocent people into furies and even tries to get Princess Sen to be the ruler of his new fury kingdom.]]



%%* DespairEventHorizon[=/=]DespairSpeech:

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%%* DespairEventHorizon[=/=]DespairSpeech: * DespairEventHorizon: The dam was going to burst inevitably after his arm got injured, but it's when [[spoiler: Itou, who just joined and is of higher rank than Sannan, remarks on the aforementioned's arm in a very faux-polite way that Sannan decides to drink the water of life.]]



%%* FourEyesZeroSoul: He comes off this way following his injury, and especially after [[spoiler:he becomes a fury. It's subverted, however, in the anime and in Hijikata's route of the game, in which he turns out to have kept hold of his better nature right to the end.]]

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%%* * FourEyesZeroSoul: He comes off this way following his injury, and especially after [[spoiler:he becomes a fury. It's subverted, however, in the anime and in Hijikata's route of the game, in which he turns out to have kept hold of his better nature right to the end.]]



%%* ItHasBeenAnHonor
%%* LivingOnBorrowedTime]]

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%%* ItHasBeenAnHonor
%%* LivingOnBorrowedTime]]
* ItHasBeenAnHonor: He says that although he and Hijikata haven't always seen eye to eye, he was proud to fight alongside him and the Shinsengumi, [[spoiler: right before he turns to ashes at the same time Heisuke does.]]
* LivingOnBorrowedTime: Him and all of the furies, but it's especially bad due to him being the first truly sane fury around and thus having shortened his lifespan considerably more than the rest over the course of the story.



%%* ManipulativeBastard
%%* NecessarilyEvil

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%%* ManipulativeBastard
%%* NecessarilyEvil
* ManipulativeBastard: Sannan pulls a lot of this in Heisuke and Harada's route, with the latter having him straight up use Heisuke's alleged suffering to try to drive Chizuru into cooperating with him through using her blood.
* NecessarilyEvil: Sannan completely seems to believe this of himself in most routes where he doesn't go full on villain, completely willing to do morally questionable stuff even if it destroys people's perception of him.




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* WellIntentionedExtremist: He's portrayed as this in the musical of Harada's arc as an expansion of the original route, where his final fate was a bit untold. Although he gets smacked down verbally by Hijikata many times, Heisuke and Hijikata mourn him after he gets killed fighting Kazama. They say that although his methods were less than desirable he really only wanted a future for the furies, who at that point comprised most of the Shinsengumi.


!!!Voiced by: Creator/TomokazuSeki (JP), Adam Gibbs (EN)

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!!!Voiced by: Creator/TomokazuSeki (JP), Adam Gibbs Creator/AdamGibbs (EN)


* YourDaysAreNumbered: Revealed to be the case [[spoiler: in his route in which he becomes a Fury because using the Fury powers reduces a person's lifespan.]]

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* YourDaysAreNumbered: Revealed to be the case [[spoiler: in his route route, in which he becomes a Fury because using Fury. Using the Fury powers reduces a person's lifespan.]]


* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Likes teasing, is fond of sarcasm and isn't particularly pleasant to the people around him... However, he is a good-natured person deep down.

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Likes teasing, is fond of sarcasm and isn't particularly pleasant to the people around him... However, he is a good-natured person deep down.down below.



%%* MasterSwordsman

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%%* MasterSwordsman* MasterSwordsman: Naturally, as he is the Sword of the Shinsengumi. His mastery and skill are being noted by other characters throughout the game.



%%* YourDaysAreNumbered

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%%* YourDaysAreNumbered
* YourDaysAreNumbered: Revealed to be the case [[spoiler: in his route in which he becomes a Fury because using the Fury powers reduces a person's lifespan.]]


%%* JerkWithAHeartOfGold

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%%* JerkWithAHeartOfGold* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Likes teasing, is fond of sarcasm and isn't particularly pleasant to the people around him... However, he is a good-natured person deep down.


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* AttractiveBentGender: Is noted to be feminine and elegant by Chizuru earlier in the game.


* SubmissiveBadass: In the game, Shinpachi describes him rather accurately as "practically Hijikata's shadow." He follows orders faithfully and absolutely; it's a very, very big deal when he ultimately refuses one.

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