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* TheDogBitesBack: When he kills Dr. Heinemann's team, who were willing to let him die and then tried to exploit him and his sister for media publicity.



* KickTheSonOfABitch: When he kills Tenma's corrupt superiors, and later the Prague police officers who are plotting to murder Suk.



%%* UnderestimatingBadassery

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%%* UnderestimatingBadassery* UnderestimatingBadassery: A lot of the other villains think they can control him for their own ends. It tends to end fatally for them.



%%* GoMadFromTheRevelation

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%%* GoMadFromTheRevelation* GoMadFromTheRevelation: When she realizes that Johan's memories of the Red Rose Mansion were actually ''hers''.



%%* ItsPersonal

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%%* ItsPersonal* ItsPersonal: With Johan, since he's her brother and has repeatedly killed her foster parents.



%%* GoldDigger

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%%* GoldDigger* GoldDigger: She dated Tenma because he was on his way to becoming the next director. As soon as he fell out of favor with her father, she dumped him without a second thought.



%%* HiddenDepths: Yes, really.

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%%* * HiddenDepths: Yes, really.really. As the story goes on, she starts to realize more and more what her actions have cost her.



%%* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass

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%%* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: He can come off as naive and easy to take advantage of... until his other side comes out.



%%* PsychoSupporter

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%%* PsychoSupporter* PsychoSupporter: He'll do anything for Johan, and is completely insane. He'll even go against his orders not to kill Tenma or Nina.



%%* TheShrink

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%%* TheShrink* TheShrink: The third type. He's a psychiatrist, kicks ass when needed, and does a pretty good job counseling Richard.


* PhotoOpWithTheDog: He wants to give the media a photo of Johan and Nina's "heartwarming reunion" to garner attention for the hospital.

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* PhotoOpWithTheDog: He wants to give the media a photo of Johan and Nina's Anna's "heartwarming reunion" to garner attention for the hospital.


** He also shows up at the last second to save Eva Heinemann, [[spoiler:who is precariously close to being shot by Christof Sievernich when she gets in over her head]].

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** He also shows up at the last second to save [[spoiler:[[AmicableExes Eva Heinemann, [[spoiler:who Heinemann]], who is precariously close to being shot by Christof Sievernich when she gets in over her head]].

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** He also shows up at the last second to save Eva Heinemann, [[spoiler:who is precariously close to being shot by Christof Sievernich when she gets in over her head]].


* BackForTheFinale: [[spoiler:In the ending, he reappears and complains with Dieter abouut the costs he had to find johan and Nina's mother.]]

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* BackForTheFinale: [[spoiler:In the ending, he reappears and complains with Dieter abouut about the costs he had to find johan Johan and Nina's mother.]]



%%* MarriedToTheJob

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%%* MarriedToTheJob* MarriedToTheJob: His wife and child left him for spending so much time at the office, and he currently even sleeps there rather than return home. Tenma eventually manages to convince him to reconcile with them [[spoiler:but he never gets a chance to before his death]].


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* PleaseWakeUp: [[spoiler: On the receiving end of this from Tenma, who even tries to get him to smoke his cigarettes.]]
* SmokingIsNotCool: He's not particularly healthy or attractive, and Tenma points out his addiction's negative affects on his body and relationships. As he softens up to Tenma, he eventually promises to quit [[spoiler:but is killed not long after]].


* {{Trickster}}: He frequently uses people's hypocrisies and the lies they tell themselves against them. And he likes to spread havoc too.

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* {{Trickster}}: TheTrickster: He frequently uses people's hypocrisies and the lies they tell themselves against them. And he likes to spread havoc too.


* CelibateHeroine: There are a few guys in the series who seem to like her, but she either rejects them (Peter) or is outright oblivious (Lipsky). However, she does have some subtext with Tenma that may avert this.

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* CelibateHeroine: CelibateHero: Well, Heroine: There are a few guys in the series who seem to like her, but she either rejects them (Peter) or is outright oblivious (Lipsky). However, she does have some subtext with Tenma that may avert this.


* SlasherSmile: Blink and you'll miss it, but when he sees that he's [[MindRape broken]] [[spoiler:Richard]], he makes an absolutely sadistic slasher smile.

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* SlasherSmile: SlasherSmile:
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Blink and you'll miss it, but when he sees that he's [[MindRape broken]] [[spoiler:Richard]], he makes an absolutely sadistic slasher smile.


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* SissyVillain: [[spoiler:He crossdresses, but it's because he sees himself and the sister he's dressing as as essentially the same person, with no definition between them. And he's too damaged and empty to even qualify as {{asexual|ity}} in the healthy orientation sense, let alone gay.]]


* HeroAntagonist: For the most part, he is a detective trying t arrest a man he thinks as evil.

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* HeroAntagonist: For the most part, he is a detective trying t to arrest a man he thinks as evil.


%%* MindRape: His specialty.

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%%* * MindRape: His specialty.specialty is to break down people to destroy whatever happiness or goodness they could have.



%%* DamselOutOfDistress

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%%* DamselOutOfDistress* DamselOutOfDistress: She knows how to defend herself. At least physically.


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* HeroAntagonist: For the most part, he is a detective trying t arrest a man he thinks as evil.


* AmbiguouslyHuman: There is no real proof that he's anything but a pure evil {{Muggle}}, [[MaybeMagicMaybeMundane however several characters belive him to be]] a HumanoidAbomination. He is alternately perceived [[note]]albeit mainly by delusional killers and neo-Nazis[[/note]] as a vampire, an alien, the Devil, and a drunk person hallucinates him as a multiheaded dragon EldritchAbomination. Make of that what you will.

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* AmbiguouslyHuman: There is no real proof that he's anything but a pure evil {{Muggle}}, [[MaybeMagicMaybeMundane however several characters belive believe him to be]] a HumanoidAbomination. He is alternately perceived [[note]]albeit mainly by delusional killers and neo-Nazis[[/note]] as a vampire, an alien, the Devil, and a drunk person hallucinates him as a multiheaded dragon EldritchAbomination. Make of that what you will.

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* AmbiguouslyHuman: There is no real proof that he's anything but a pure evil {{Muggle}}, [[MaybeMagicMaybeMundane however several characters belive him to be]] a HumanoidAbomination. He is alternately perceived [[note]]albeit mainly by delusional killers and neo-Nazis[[/note]] as a vampire, an alien, the Devil, and a drunk person hallucinates him as a multiheaded dragon EldritchAbomination. Make of that what you will.
-->'''Schubert''': ...I can always sense it, the [[TheFairFolk presence of something so unearthly and precise, like Johan.]] [[HumanoidAbomination I feel as though he's not of this world. I do.]]

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: He looks a little like an early [=90s=] Creator/LeonardoDiCaprio.


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* AmoralAttorney: Completely averted, he's one of the most unflinchingly noble people in the whole series. In fact, he only takes on cases where he thinks the defendant actually ''is'' innocent.


* SlidingScaleOfCynicismVersusIdealism: Tends to stubbornly stick to the cynical side, even when a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming is going on all around him, such as the way he tries to pour cold water on Tenma's former patients when they band together to bankroll a defense lawyer for Tenma.

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* SlidingScaleOfCynicismVersusIdealism: Tends to stubbornly stick to the cynical side, even when a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming is going on all around him, such as the way he tries to pour cold water on Tenma's former patients when they band together to bankroll a defense lawyer for Tenma.



* KirkSummation: Being a psychologist, this is a talent of his. He lays down [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome a great one]] on [[spoiler:Lunge]], paving the way for the latter's HeelRealization.

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* KirkSummation: Being a psychologist, this is a talent of his. He lays down [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome a great one]] one on [[spoiler:Lunge]], paving the way for the latter's HeelRealization.


* FlashBackEcho: The flashbacks within the [[HowWeGotHere main flashback]] fall under this trope.

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* FlashBackEcho: FlashbackEcho: The flashbacks within the [[HowWeGotHere main flashback]] fall under this trope.

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