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* HiddenHeartOfGold: In retrospect, every action he took was to [[spoiler:free Juri from her unhealthy bond to Shiori]], and there's a good chance he was [[spoiler:making Juri hate him on purpose]].



* JerkassFacade: In retrospect, every action he took was to [[spoiler:free Juri from her unhealthy bond to Shiori]], and there's a good chance he was [[spoiler:making Juri hate him on purpose]].


* JerkassAsAPoint: He describes Shiori as a shallow, lying, two-faced manipulator when explaining to Juri why he doesn't want her back as a girlfriend. [[spoiler: He's not wrong on any of these points given she IS a liar and a manipulator who's done some pretty awful things to hurt Juri. Not to mention she only showed an interest in Ruka when he everyone else did ''and'' when she noticed how focused Juri seemed on him.]]

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* JerkassAsAPoint: JerkassHasAPoint: He describes Shiori as a shallow, lying, two-faced manipulator when explaining to Juri why he doesn't want her back as a girlfriend. [[spoiler: He's not wrong on any of these points given she IS a liar and a manipulator who's done some pretty awful things to hurt Juri. Not to mention she only showed an interest in Ruka when he everyone else did ''and'' when she noticed how focused Juri seemed on him.]]


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* KickTheSonOfABitch: The above said, it's honestly hard to feel too sorry for Shiori given [[spoiler: how much she really hates Juri and has gone out of her way to hurt her due to jealousy and internalized homophobia when Juri never did anything to hurt Shiori. Ruka basically gave Shiori a taste of her own medicine.]]


%%* IncompatibleOrientation: With Juri.

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%%* * IncompatibleOrientation: With Juri.Juri, which he seems to be aware of.


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* JerkassAsAPoint: He describes Shiori as a shallow, lying, two-faced manipulator when explaining to Juri why he doesn't want her back as a girlfriend. [[spoiler: He's not wrong on any of these points given she IS a liar and a manipulator who's done some pretty awful things to hurt Juri. Not to mention she only showed an interest in Ruka when he everyone else did ''and'' when she noticed how focused Juri seemed on him.]]


* SealedGoodInACan: {{Implied|Trope}}. In every continuity, all the audience initially learns of him is that he resides in an unreachable floating castle, that [[MysteriousWaif Anthy the Rose Bride]] can summon his InfinityPlusOneSword, and that Utena can either summon or [[WillingChaneller channel]] him to [[GuardianEntity grant her victory]]. Beyond this, information is vague, but all evidence points to him being both powerful enough to [[ArcWords bring the world revolution]] and a benevolent, selfless savior of the weak prior to his current imprisonment. [[DeconstructorFleet This being Utena]], this gets several subversions depending on the version:

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* SealedGoodInACan: {{Implied|Trope}}. In every continuity, all the audience initially learns of him is that he resides in an unreachable floating castle, that [[MysteriousWaif Anthy the Rose Bride]] can summon his InfinityPlusOneSword, and that Utena can either summon or [[WillingChaneller [[WillingChanneler channel]] him to [[GuardianEntity grant her victory]]. Beyond this, information is vague, but all evidence points to him being both powerful enough to [[ArcWords bring the world revolution]] and a benevolent, selfless savior of the weak prior to his current imprisonment. [[DeconstructorFleet This being Utena]], this gets several subversions depending on the version:


* LightIsGood: Hes a sparkly, beautiful prince often portrayed with HolyBacklight, dresses in [[ManInWhite immaculate white regalia]] and lives in a {{shining|city}} [[BigFancyCastl'e palace]]. His CoolSword is likewise shiny and brightly colored, and he has a glistening rose FlowerMotif. To a lesser extent, Ohtori Academy is itself is a massive, brightly-lit landscape where marble columns and European architecture feature heavily. [[spoiler:[[SubvertedTrope NOT]]. All the above is a thin veneer covering a [[LightIsNotGood very ugly, sordid reality]]. And most of the "light" elements are [[MasterOfIllusion just illusions anyway]].]]

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* LightIsGood: Hes He's a sparkly, beautiful prince often portrayed with HolyBacklight, dresses in [[ManInWhite immaculate white regalia]] and lives in a {{shining|city}} [[BigFancyCastl'e [[BigFancyCastle palace]]. His CoolSword is likewise shiny and brightly colored, and he has a glistening rose FlowerMotif. To a lesser extent, Ohtori Academy is itself is a massive, brightly-lit landscape where marble columns and European architecture feature heavily. [[spoiler:[[SubvertedTrope NOT]]. All the above is a thin veneer covering a [[LightIsNotGood very ugly, sordid reality]]. And most of the "light" elements are [[MasterOfIllusion just illusions anyway]].]]



* SealedGoodInACan: {{Implied|Trope}}. In every continuity, all the audience initially learns of him is that he resides in an unreachable floating castle, that [[MysteriousWaif Anthy the Rose Bride]] can summon his InfinityPlusOneSword, and that Utena can either summon or [[WillingChaneler channel]] him to [[GuardianEntity grant her victory]]. Beyond this, information is vague, but all evidence points to him being both powerful enough to [[ArcWords bring the world revolution]] and a benevolent, selfless savior of the weak prior to his current imprisonment. [[DeconstructorFleet This being Utena]], this gets several subversions depending on the version:

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* SealedGoodInACan: {{Implied|Trope}}. In every continuity, all the audience initially learns of him is that he resides in an unreachable floating castle, that [[MysteriousWaif Anthy the Rose Bride]] can summon his InfinityPlusOneSword, and that Utena can either summon or [[WillingChaneler [[WillingChaneller channel]] him to [[GuardianEntity grant her victory]]. Beyond this, information is vague, but all evidence points to him being both powerful enough to [[ArcWords bring the world revolution]] and a benevolent, selfless savior of the weak prior to his current imprisonment. [[DeconstructorFleet This being Utena]], this gets several subversions depending on the version:


[[WMG:[[center: [- ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena'' '''[[Characters/RevolutionaryGirlUtena Main Character Index]]'''\\
[[Characters/RevolutionaryGirlUtenaUtenaTenjou Utena Tenjou]] | [[Characters/RevolutionaryGirlUtenaAnthyHimemiya Anthy Himemiya]] | [[Characters/RevolutionaryGirlUtenaAkioOhtori Akio Ohtori]] | [[Characters/RevolutionaryGirlUtenaTheStudentCouncilMembers The Student Council Members]] | [[Characters/RevolutionaryGirlUtenaTheBlackRoseDuelists The Black Rose Duelists]] | '''Other Characters''']]-]]]



[[folder:Prince Dios]]
!!Prince Dios
!!!'''Voiced by:''' Hiro Yuuki (Japanese); Creator/CrispinFreeman (English)
A wandering prince on a white horse who comforted Utena when she lost her parents. During the duels, his ghost falls from the sky to give her his powers.
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* AmbiguouslyBrown: Like Anthy and Akio, he has a dark skin tone. His depiction as the typical European fairy tale prince makes it even stranger.
* BornOfMagic: [[spoiler:In TheMovie, it's revealed that Anthy created him using magic.]]
* ChronicHeroSyndrome: Deconstructed. [[spoiler:He feels compelled to save every damsel in distress. This is taken to such an extreme extent that he utterly ruins his relationship with his younger sister by constantly neglecting her in favor of everyone who "needs him", and physically exhausting himself almost to the point of death.]]
* {{Foreshadowing}}: In the third arc, his face during the duels looks like that of Akio. [[spoiler:The finale reveals that Akio is at least partially what has become of him.]]
* GreaterScopeParagon: He is the primary source of Utena's inspiration, as his appearance following her parents' death led to her deciding to become a prince herself.
* HeManWomanHater: [[spoiler:Downplayed. While he never outright hates women, he does consider them to be powerless on their own. When Utena swore that she would become a prince to save Anthy from her FateWorseThanDeath, he warned her that she would eventually become a woman and thus become unable to fulfill her goal. In the GrandFinale, his ghost tells Utena that a girl is too helpless to handle power.]]
* KnightInShiningArmor: ''The Tale of the Rose'' depicts him as the Rose Prince who rescues every damsel in distress.
* LightIsGood: Hes a sparkly, beautiful prince often portrayed with HolyBacklight, dresses in [[ManInWhite immaculate white regalia]] and lives in a {{shining|city}} [[BigFancyCastl'e palace]]. His CoolSword is likewise shiny and brightly colored, and he has a glistening rose FlowerMotif. To a lesser extent, Ohtori Academy is itself is a massive, brightly-lit landscape where marble columns and European architecture feature heavily. [[spoiler:[[SubvertedTrope NOT]]. All the above is a thin veneer covering a [[LightIsNotGood very ugly, sordid reality]]. And most of the "light" elements are [[MasterOfIllusion just illusions anyway]].]]
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* SealedGoodInACan: {{Implied|Trope}}. In every continuity, all the audience initially learns of him is that he resides in an unreachable floating castle, that [[MysteriousWaif Anthy the Rose Bride]] can summon his InfinityPlusOneSword, and that Utena can either summon or [[WillingChaneler channel]] him to [[GuardianEntity grant her victory]]. Beyond this, information is vague, but all evidence points to him being both powerful enough to [[ArcWords bring the world revolution]] and a benevolent, selfless savior of the weak prior to his current imprisonment. [[DeconstructorFleet This being Utena]], this gets several subversions depending on the version:
** Manga: [[spoiler:Nearly played straight - Dios is indeed imprisoned, but only his [[SealedBadassInACan power]] and [[LiteralSplitPersonality his "good" side]]; his EnemyWithout (End of The World, aka Akio Ohtori) is unfortunately free as a bird.]]
** Anime: [[spoiler:"Dios" (as well as his castle) were illusions all along. Dios himself is real and free - he just cranked FallenHero UpToEleven in the intervening centuries and became Akio. His [[SealedBadassInACan power]], on the other handů]]
*** This is one of the ''many'' potential interpretations of the ending.
** Movie: [[spoiler:Dios [[{{Tulpa}} was never real to begin with]], born from [[RealityWarper Anthy's]] [[BigBrotherWorship need to see her brother as a hero and protector]], instead of the [[SissyVillain weak]], [[BrotherSisterIncest perverted]] {{rap|e as drama}}ist he really was.]]
%%* TragicHero:
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!!! Voiced by Creator/YokoSoumi (JP)

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!!! Voiced by !!Mrs. Ohtori
!!!'''Voiced by:'''
Creator/YokoSoumi (JP)(Japanese)




* AbusiveParents: To Kanae. [[spoiler:She poisoned her father and is sleeping with Akio, and doesn't care at all about what Kanae might feel about this]].
* ChristmasCake: A ''harsh'' deconstruction of one. She ''is'' married, but [[spoiler: her reasons for sleeping with Akio are tied to wanting to feel like she's still young and desirable as an adult woman.]]
* EvilMatriarch: [[spoiler: She's poisoning Kanae's father and sleeping with her fiance. She tries to pull this act on Akio by reminding him that his position at the Academy depends on her family, but he completely turns the conversation around and reminds her who's ''really'' the dominant one.]]
* FallenPrincess: In a series that loves playing with princess tropes, she represents what happens when the princess grows up, gets older, [[spoiler:and is still unfulfilled.]]

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* AbusiveParents: To Kanae. [[spoiler:She poisoned her father and is sleeping with Akio, and doesn't care at all about what Kanae her daughter, Kanae, might feel about this]].
* ChristmasCake: A ''harsh'' deconstruction of one. Deconstructed. She ''is'' married, but [[spoiler: her [[spoiler:her reasons for sleeping with Akio are tied to wanting to feel like she's still young and desirable as an adult woman.]]
* EvilMatriarch: [[spoiler: She's [[spoiler:She's poisoning Kanae's father and sleeping with her fiance. She tries to pull this act on Akio by reminding him that his position at the Academy depends on her family, but he completely turns the conversation around and reminds her who's ''really'' the dominant one.]]
* FallenPrincess: In a series that loves playing with princess tropes, PrincessTropes, she represents what happens when the princess grows up, gets older, [[spoiler:and is still unfulfilled.]]



* ItsAllAboutMe: [[spoiler: She doesn't care if her husband is dying (thanks to her) or that she's sleeping with the man Kanae is going to marry, but Akio seems to enjoy going out of his way to passive aggressively remind her that she's hurting both of them.]]

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* ItsAllAboutMe: [[spoiler: She [[spoiler:She doesn't care if her husband is dying (thanks to her) or that she's sleeping with the man Kanae is going to marry, but Akio seems to enjoy going out of his way to passive aggressively remind her that she's hurting both of them.]]



* ReadyForLovemaking: [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar It's very subtle]], but a close look at what she's wearing shows this.

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* %%* ReadyForLovemaking: [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar It's very subtle]], but a close look at what she's wearing shows this.



* YourCheatingHeart: Something Akio passive-aggressively reminds her of constantly when they're on screen together.

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* %%* YourCheatingHeart: Something Akio passive-aggressively reminds her of constantly when they're on screen together.



!!! Voiced by: Creator/NozomuSasaki (JP), Creator/WayneGrayson (EN)

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!!! Voiced by: !!Ruka Tsuchiya
!!!'''Voiced by:'''
Creator/NozomuSasaki (JP), (Japanese), Creator/WayneGrayson (EN)(English)




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* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: He's a former member of the student council as well as Juri's former fencing captain, [[spoiler: and the only character to ''defeat Juri outright''.]] Given the latter's performance throughout the entire series, that has to say something. He also gives Utena a good amount of hell in their duel, but in an odd case, he loses, though Utena's finishing strike actually left her lethargic and Anthy has to help her stand.

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* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: He's a former member of the student council as well as Juri's former fencing captain, [[spoiler: and [[spoiler:and the only character to ''defeat Juri outright''.]] Given the latter's performance throughout the entire series, that has to say something. He also gives Utena a good amount of hell in their duel, but in an odd case, he loses, though Utena's finishing strike actually left her lethargic and Anthy has to help her stand.



* GreenEyedMonster: It could be argued that he treated Shiori in the way he did [[spoiler: seducing her etc., and then breaking up and humiliating her in public the way he did]], was because he was jealous that Juri loved Shiori in a way she would never love him.

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* GreenEyedMonster: It could be argued that he treated Shiori in the way he did [[spoiler: seducing [[spoiler:seducing her etc., and then breaking up and humiliating her in public the way he did]], was because he was jealous that Juri loved Shiori in a way she would never love him.



!!! Voiced by: Creator/MayaOkamoto

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!!! Voiced by: !!Chigusa Sanjouin
!!!'''Voiced by:'''
Creator/MayaOkamoto




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* NoGuyWantsAnAmazon: [[spoiler:The fencing team's sponsor, Masaomi, chose girly Koto over cold, powerful Chigusa. She never recovered from that rejection, and thus hates all girls who act passive and feminine - especially the player character, who is Masaomi and Koto's daughter.]]

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* NoGuyWantsAnAmazon: [[spoiler:The fencing team's sponsor, Masaomi, chose the girly Koto over the cold, powerful Chigusa. She never recovered from that rejection, and thus hates all girls who act passive and feminine - especially the player character, who is Masaomi and Koto's daughter.]]



* OurGhostsAreDifferent: In a way similar to [[spoiler:Mikage]].

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* %%* OurGhostsAreDifferent: In a way similar to [[spoiler:Mikage]].



!!! Voiced by: Creator/MariaKawamura (A-Ko and E-Ko), Creator/SatomiKoorogi (B-Ko and F-Ko), Creator/KumikoWatanabe (C-Ko, JP); Mandy Bonhomme (A-Ko), Sharon Becker (B-Ko), Carol Jacobanis (C-Ko, EN); Claudia Motta and Norma Iturbe (A-Ko and B-Ko, Latin American Spanish)

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!!! Voiced by: !!Shadow Play Girls
!!!'''Voiced by:'''
Creator/MariaKawamura (A-Ko and E-Ko), Creator/SatomiKoorogi (B-Ko and F-Ko), Creator/KumikoWatanabe (C-Ko, JP); Mandy Bonhomme (A-Ko), Sharon Becker (B-Ko), Carol Jacobanis (C-Ko, EN); Claudia Motta and Norma Iturbe (A-Ko and B-Ko, Latin American Spanish)







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* CloudCuckooLander: Their leitmotif is even named "Aliens from the Planet [[CatchPhrase Kashira]]".

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* CloudCuckooLander: %%* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Their leitmotif is even named "Aliens from the Planet [[CatchPhrase Kashira]]".



%%* GirlPosse



!!! Voiced by: Creator/SatomiKoorogi (JP), Creator/RachaelLillis (EN)

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!!! Voiced by: !!Chu-Chu
!!!'''Voiced by:'''
Creator/SatomiKoorogi (JP), (Japanese), Creator/RachaelLillis (EN)(English)



Anthy's only friend prior to the events of the series. Don't be fooled, he's a monkey, not a mouse.

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Anthy's only friend OnlyFriend prior to the events of the series. Don't be fooled, he's He's a monkey, not a mouse.
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!!! Voiced by: Creator/EmiMotoi (Yuuko) and Creator/NaokoTakano (Aiko, JP); Elizabeth Tarpin (Yuuko) and Carol Jacobanis (Aiko, EN); Adriana Casas and Isabel Romo (Latin American Spanish)

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!!! Voiced by: !!Yuuko Oose and Aiko Wakiya
!!!'''Voiced by:'''
Creator/EmiMotoi (Yuuko) and Creator/NaokoTakano (Aiko, JP); Japanese); Elizabeth Tarpin (Yuuko) and Carol Jacobanis (Aiko, EN); English); Adriana Casas and Isabel Romo (Latin American Spanish)




* BackstabbingTheAlphaBitch: [[spoiler: After Nanami finds out she and Touga may not be blood siblings, Keiko and the others gladly turn on her and bemoan all the time they "wasted" kissing her ass. It doesn't last long however, as Nanami gives them an epic beatdown back into her servitude before her second duel.]]

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* BackstabbingTheAlphaBitch: [[spoiler: After [[spoiler:After Nanami finds out she and Touga may not be blood siblings, Keiko and the others gladly turn on her and bemoan all the time they "wasted" kissing her ass. It doesn't last long however, as Nanami gives them an epic beatdown back into her servitude before her second duel.]]



!!! Voiced by: Creator/ChinamiNishimura (JP), Carol Jacobanis (EN/Credited as Summer Pepper)

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!!! Voiced by: !!Mari Hozumi
!!!'''Voiced by:'''
Creator/ChinamiNishimura (JP), (Japanese), Carol Jacobanis (EN/Credited (English) [[note]]credited as Summer Pepper)
Pepper[[/note]]




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!!Yamada, Tanaka, and Suzuki




* AllLoveIsUnrequited: They have crushes on Nanami but she can't be bothered to ever remember them. In the last episode they try giving love letters to Keiko, Aiko, and Yuuko. [[spoiler: They get shot down again.]]

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* AllLoveIsUnrequited: They have crushes on Nanami but she can't be bothered to ever remember them. In the last episode they try giving love letters to Keiko, Aiko, and Yuuko. [[spoiler: They [[spoiler:They get shot down again.]]


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* DisproportionateRetribution: [[spoiler:Teacher you love chose your friend over you and then are going to have a Shotgun Wedding? Guess you should burn the fencing hall down with yourself inside it!]]

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* DisproportionateRetribution: [[spoiler:Teacher [[spoiler:The teacher you love chose your friend over you and then they decide they are going to have a Shotgun Wedding? Guess you should burn the fencing hall down with yourself inside it!]]


* Gasshole: Starts showing digestive distress from his overeating as the show goes on. It gets so bad his BalloonBelly inflates, forcing Utena to hold onto his tail like a balloon.

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* Gasshole: GassHole: Starts showing digestive distress from his overeating as the show goes on. It gets so bad his BalloonBelly inflates, forcing Utena to hold onto his tail like a balloon.


* Familiar: He seems at first to be a cute CoolPet for Anthy. [[FridgeBrilliance Scratch the surface a bit]], however, and this is much closer to the role he plays.

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* Familiar: {{Familiar}}: He seems at first to be a cute CoolPet for Anthy. [[FridgeBrilliance Scratch the surface a bit]], however, and this is much closer to the role he plays.
* Gasshole: Starts showing digestive distress from his overeating as the show goes on. It gets so bad his BalloonBelly inflates, forcing Utena to hold onto his tail like a balloon.

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* EmpathyPet: A very subtle example. Anthy's DissonantSerenity is usually an impenetrable mask, so it's easy to dismiss Chu Chu's antics as being RuleOfFunny. [[RewatchBonus Once you understand Anthy's character a bit better]], most of said antics either directly serve her purposes, hint at her [[BeneathTheMask underlying emotional state]], or allow her a pretext for the rare displaying of real emotions.


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* Familiar: He seems at first to be a cute CoolPet for Anthy. [[FridgeBrilliance Scratch the surface a bit]], however, and this is much closer to the role he plays.


* ManipulativeBastard: [[ZigZaggedTrope Toyed with]]. At first we're led to believe he's another manipulative prick just like most of the other males, but by the end of Juri's duel it's revealed that [[spoiler:every cruel thing he did was to discredit Shiori and free Juri from her self-destructive obsession with the girl]], though that still doesn't make his actions completely palatable.

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* ManipulativeBastard: [[ZigZaggedTrope Toyed with]]. At first we're led to believe he's another manipulative prick just like most of the other males, but by the end of Juri's duel it's revealed that [[spoiler:every cruel thing he did was to discredit Shiori and free Juri from her self-destructive obsession with the girl]], though that still doesn't make his actions completely palatable.palatable nor excusable.


* GreenEyedMonster: It could be argued that he treated Shiori in the way he did [[spoiler: seducing her etc., and then breaking up and humiliating her in public the way he did]]. Was because he was jealous that Juri loved Shiori in a way she would never love him.

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* GreenEyedMonster: It could be argued that he treated Shiori in the way he did [[spoiler: seducing her etc., and then breaking up and humiliating her in public the way he did]]. Was did]], was because he was jealous that Juri loved Shiori in a way she would never love him.

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