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%% HumanWeapon: [[spoiler:Both the Salaryman and Yatsu in ''2''.]]

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%% * HumanoidAbomination: Of the [[MechanicalAbomination mechanical]] kind
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HumanWeapon: [[spoiler:Both the Salaryman and Yatsu in ''2''.]]


* TheSociopath: Yatsu the Metal Fetishist, who turns a guy into a metal abomination because he ran him over, and [[spoiler:intends to do the same to the entire world]].


* AndIMustScream: There seems to be no way to stop the transformation in the first film, and the salaryman is threatened with this by the fetishist twice, the first time by showing him a "new world" where everyone is contained in metal... things, tortured endlessly, and there is no way out.

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* AndIMustScream: There seems to be no way to stop the transformation Heavy overtones of this in the first film, and the salaryman is threatened with this by the fetishist twice, the first time by showing him a "new world" where everyone is contained in metal... things, tortured endlessly, and there is no way out. film


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* TheAtoner: [[spoiler:Dr. Ride]] in ''The Bullet Man''.

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* %% TheAtoner: [[spoiler:Dr. Ride]] in ''The Bullet Man''.



* CyberPunk
* DeathBySex: See below.
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* HumanWeapon: [[spoiler:Both the Salaryman and Yatsu in ''2''.]]

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* JitterCam: A common criticism against ''The Bullet Man''.

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* %% JitterCam: A common criticism against ''The Bullet Man''.



* NaughtyTentacles: A rare example with a male victim.

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* EarnYourHappyEnding: ''The Bullet Man'', which doubles as a SurprisinglyHappyEnding. [[spoiler:Anthony is able to defeat the Metal Fetishist, save his family, and restore his body to its normal state. Five years later, he's shown having a happy life.]]


* LeFilmArtistique: The movies are black and white (except the sequels), has a small budget, uses unusual film techniques and the plot is full of MindScrew and [[EpilepticTrees very open to interpretation]], [[WidgetSeries if we add that the movies are Japanese]] (foreign for most of us, English speakers) the series fit the trope perfectly.

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* LeFilmArtistique: The movies are black and white (except the sequels), has a small budget, uses unusual film techniques and the plot is full of MindScrew and [[EpilepticTrees very open to interpretation]], [[WidgetSeries if we add that the movies are Japanese]] (foreign for most of us, English speakers) the series fit the trope perfectly.



* WidgetSeries: And apparently it's weird even by Japanese standards.

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* WidgetSeries: And apparently it's A very weird even by Japanese standards.series of art films.

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* TheSociopath: Yatsu the Metal Fetishist, who turns a guy into a metal abomination because he ran him over, and [[spoiler:intends to do the same to the entire world]].

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* NaughtyTentacles: A rare example with a male victim.

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* BigBad: Yatsu, the Metal Fetishist who started the Salaryman's transformation.


* AndIMustScream

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* AndIMustScreamAndIMustScream: There seems to be no way to stop the transformation in the first film, and the salaryman is threatened with this by the fetishist twice, the first time by showing him a "new world" where everyone is contained in metal... things, tortured endlessly, and there is no way out.


[[SimilarlyNamedWorks Not to be confused with]] ''that'' [[Manga/{{Akira}} Tetsuo]] or ''that'' [[ComicBook/IronMan Iron]] [[Film/IronMan Man]].

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[[SimilarlyNamedWorks Not to be confused with]] ''that'' [[Manga/{{Akira}} Tetsuo]] or ''that'' [[ComicBook/IronMan Iron]] [[Film/IronMan Man]].Man]], though there are certainly [[BodyHorror similarities]] with the former.


* BodyHorror: We have several shots of metal protruding through the protagonist's flesh, gradually mutating him into a man made of metal over the course of the film.

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* BodyHorror: BodyHorror
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We have several shots of metal protruding through the protagonist's flesh, gradually mutating him into a man made of metal over the course of the film.


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* GameOver: The first film ends with this as an after-credits message in lieu of "THE END".


* UnstableGeneticCode: [[spoiler:Anthony's transformation is due to him having "android DNA"]]

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* UnstableGeneticCode: [[spoiler:Anthony's transformation is due to him having "android DNA"]]DNA" in ''The Bullet Man'']]

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* UnstableGeneticCode: [[spoiler:Anthony's transformation is due to him having "android DNA"]]

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