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** On the other hand, in the surrounding Overflow universe, all the insanity can be traced to one insanely malicious human the immortal [[TheSociopath Tomaru Sawagoe.]] He simply does not age, he ruins everything he touches for the sake of amusement, and causes the maximum amount of human suffering purely because he can. He is one of the few blatantly supernatural characters in an otherwise normal universe, and he uses this ability and power purely to hurt his own family and molest them - [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil body]], [[MindRape mind]], and [[CorruptTheCutie soul]]. And do remember, he will not die. This is a monster who, if arrested, could simply choose to wait until the jail rots or use his cash to evade prosecution entirely.

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** On the other hand, in the surrounding Overflow universe, all the insanity can be traced to [[GreaterScopeVillain one insanely malicious human human]] the immortal [[TheSociopath Tomaru Sawagoe.]] He simply does not age, he ruins everything he touches for the sake of amusement, and causes the maximum amount of human suffering purely because he can. He is one of the few blatantly supernatural characters in an otherwise normal universe, and he uses this ability and power purely to hurt his own family and molest them - [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil body]], [[MindRape mind]], and [[CorruptTheCutie soul]]. And do remember, he will not die. This is a monster who, if arrested, could simply choose to wait until the jail rots or use his cash to evade prosecution entirely.


** Also, before that ending happens, Kotonoha overhears Makoto and Sekai going at it. She's not only crying, she's LaughingMad! Geez!

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** Also, before that ending happens, Kotonoha overhears Makoto and Sekai going at it. She's not only crying, she's LaughingMad! [[LaughingMad laughing maniacally]]! Geez!

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** Also, before that ending happens, Kotonoha overhears Makoto and Sekai going at it. She's not only crying, she's LaughingMad! Geez!

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** There's also an extended version of the ending in the UsefulNotes/PlayStation2 version of the game, where Makoto accidentally slits Kotonoha's palms when he tries to get the hacksaw out of her hands. Kotonoha then tries to strangle poor Makoto before [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone coming to her senses and]] [[TearJerker breaking down in tears.]]


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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=Bo56u4vXShM#t=280s this new ending for HQ remake]] in which a really [[SlasherSmile evil-looking]] Sekai pushes Kotonoha into the path of an oncoming train, ''in full view of everyone in the train station.'' Makoto grabs onto her hand in an attempt to pull her back, but he's a second too late and you can actually SEE the train hitting Kotonoha, leaving Makoto staring in shock and clutching her [[DeadHandShot severed hand.]]

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=Bo56u4vXShM#t=280s this This new ending for HQ remake]] in which a really [[SlasherSmile evil-looking]] Sekai pushes Kotonoha into the path of an oncoming train, ''in full view of everyone in the train station.'' Makoto grabs onto her hand in an attempt to pull her back, but he's a second too late and you can actually SEE the train hitting Kotonoha, leaving Makoto staring in shock and clutching her [[DeadHandShot severed hand.]]



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** Kotonoha cutting Sekai open to check and see if she's really pregnant is made even {{Squick}}ier by the fact that the direct aftermath is shown from the perspective of the (''hopefully'') hypothetical fetus--that's right, we're looking at Kotonoha ''[[NauseaFuel from within Sekai's dissected womb!]]''


* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=Bo56u4vXShM#t=280s this new ending for HQ remake]] in which a really [[SlasherSmile evil-looking]] Sekai pushes Kotonoha into the path of an oncoming train, ''in full view of everyone in the train station.'' Makoto grabs onto her hand in an attempt to pull her back, but he's a second too late - and you can actually SEE the train hitting Kotonoha, leaving Makoto staring in shock and clutching her [[DeadHandShot severed hand.]]

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=Bo56u4vXShM#t=280s this new ending for HQ remake]] in which a really [[SlasherSmile evil-looking]] Sekai pushes Kotonoha into the path of an oncoming train, ''in full view of everyone in the train station.'' Makoto grabs onto her hand in an attempt to pull her back, but he's a second too late - and you can actually SEE the train hitting Kotonoha, leaving Makoto staring in shock and clutching her [[DeadHandShot severed hand.]]



* Also, let's think of it. What makes the game potentially so, so scary is that... here are no super evil powers, no complicated conspiracies, no external influences. The plot of the VN and its adaptations is made of bad decisions, inexperienced kids dealing in the worst ways possible with how LoveHurts, tripping each other to get what they want for themselves or others, etc. This franchise, basically, is about '''normal persons getting the absolute worst out of each other'''. DysfunctionJunction or what?
** on the other hand, in the surrounding overflow universe, all the insanity can be traced to one insanely malicious human - the immortal [[TheSociopath Tomaru Sawagoe.]] He simply does not age, he ruins everything he touches for the sake of amusement, and causes the maximum amount of human suffering purely because he can. He is one of few blatantly supernatural characters in an otherwise normal universe, and he uses this ability and power purely to hurt his own family and molest them - [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil body]], [[MindRape mind]] and [[CorruptTheCutie soul]]. And do remember, he will not die. This is a monster who, if arrested, could simply choose to wait until the jail rots or use his cash to evade prosecution entirely.
* The official end of the anime is pretty disturbing. After inviting Sekai over, Makoto is stabbed multiple times by her and is thinking back to all the times where he and Sekai got along while being knifed by her. Kotonoha, after arriving home from the store, discovers his corpse as well as a large pool of blood around him. Rather than go to the police, she ''decapitates'' him and places his head in a gym bag. She calls Sekai over to the school roof, makes her look at Makoto's severed head and then kills her. The best part of the scene? Kotonoha cuts her open and checks to see if she really was pregnant. We can only hope that Kotonoha's claim that she wasn't is true. The broadcast version replaces the red blood with BlackBlood. Somehow this can be even ''more'' disturbing.

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* Also, let's think of it. What makes the game potentially so, so scary is that... here there are no super evil powers, no complicated conspiracies, no external influences. The plot of the VN and its adaptations is made of bad decisions, inexperienced kids dealing in the worst ways possible with how LoveHurts, tripping each other to get what they want for themselves or others, etc. This franchise, basically, is about '''normal persons getting the absolute worst out of each other'''. DysfunctionJunction or what?
** on On the other hand, in the surrounding overflow Overflow universe, all the insanity can be traced to one insanely malicious human - the immortal [[TheSociopath Tomaru Sawagoe.]] He simply does not age, he ruins everything he touches for the sake of amusement, and causes the maximum amount of human suffering purely because he can. He is one of the few blatantly supernatural characters in an otherwise normal universe, and he uses this ability and power purely to hurt his own family and molest them - [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil body]], [[MindRape mind]] mind]], and [[CorruptTheCutie soul]]. And do remember, he will not die. This is a monster who, if arrested, could simply choose to wait until the jail rots or use his cash to evade prosecution entirely.
* The official end of the anime is pretty disturbing. After inviting Sekai over, Makoto is stabbed multiple times by her and is thinking back to all the times where he and Sekai got along while being knifed by her. Kotonoha, after arriving home from the store, discovers his corpse as well as a large pool of blood around him. Rather than go to the police, she ''decapitates'' him and places his head in a gym bag. She calls Sekai over to the school roof, makes her look at Makoto's severed head head, and then kills her. The best part of the scene? Kotonoha cuts her open and checks to see if she really was pregnant. We can only hope that Kotonoha's claim that she wasn't is true. The broadcast version replaces the red blood with BlackBlood. Somehow Somehow, this can be even ''more'' disturbing.



%%** The first one is when Yuuki [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage005.jpg finds out that]] [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage006.jpg both Kotonoha and Sekai are Makoto's girlfriends after he thought Makoto was two-timing Kotonoha behind her back]], which is oddly eerie in the way it's presented. [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage007.jpg plus his horrified expressions when finding it out]], [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage009.jpg each word uttered by Kotonoha pushing him further over the edge]].

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%%** The first one is when Yuuki [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage005.jpg finds out that]] [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage006.jpg both Kotonoha and Sekai are Makoto's girlfriends after he thought Makoto was two-timing Kotonoha behind her back]], which is oddly eerie in the way it's presented. presented, [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage007.jpg plus his horrified expressions when finding it out]], [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage009.jpg each word uttered by Kotonoha pushing him further over the edge]].


* The realisation that even when a good ending is given you're now boyfriend / friend to at least one possibly psychotic girl who could snap at any minute...
** On the other hand, consider that Kotonoha only goes psychotic in the harder routes because she was under so much pressure in them; a cheating boyfriend who sleeps around and abuses her trust and plays around with her feelings, being bullied and painted as a slut by every girl in the school for years because she happens to have a bigger chest size than they do, which is something she's very insecure about, and they are jealous and then after finally meeting some people who don't care about that they betray her repeatedly, [[spoiler: and she's raped by someone that professes to like her and it's likely that nobody would believe her if she said anything about it]]. All of that would do a number on anyone. So long as Makoto never cheats on her and continues to stand up for her like he does in the And To Kotonoha ending, she'll be nice and sane. Might even develop some confidence down the line.
*** On the ''other'' hand, it is entirely possible to drive Kotonoha mad even with the slightest indecisiveness on your part. This may be in a large part to the severe bullying she has to endure in the game, because of which she relies on Makoto as an emotional crutch. Should Makoto not rise to the occasion...well...



* Probably the worst part of the visual novel is that...it's a visual novel. The folks playing the game pick the decisions and follow the routes. The characters can cheat, they can lie, they can mutilate, they can kill, they can even lead each other [[spoiler:to get raped]]...but in the end, [[YouBastard they can't do anything that you, the player, don't want them to do.]]

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* Probably the worst part of the visual novel is that...it's a visual novel. The folks playing the game pick the decisions and follow the routes. The characters can cheat, they can lie, they can mutilate, they can kill, they can even lead each other [[spoiler:to to get raped]]...raped...but in the end, [[YouBastard they can't do anything that you, the player, don't want them to do.]]



* The official end of the anime is pretty disturbing. [[spoiler:After inviting Sekai over, Makoto is stabbed multiple times by her and is thinking back to all the times where he and Sekai got along while being knifed by her. Kotonoha, after arriving home from the store, discovers his corpse as well as a large pool of blood around him. Rather than go to the police, she ''decapitates'' him and places his head in a gym bag. She calls Sekai over to the school roof, makes her look at Makoto's severed head and then kills her. The best part of the scene? Kotonoha cuts her open and checks to see if she really was pregnant. We can only hope that Kotonoha's claim that she wasn't is true.]]
** The broadcast version [[spoiler:replaces the red blood with BlackBlood. Somehow this can be even ''more'' disturbing.]]
* The Cross Days manga has 3 moments.
** The first one is when Yuuki [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage005.jpg finds out that]] [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage006.jpg both Kotonoha and Sekai are Makoto's girlfriends after he thought Makoto was two-timing Kotonoha behind her back]], which is oddly eerie in the way it's presented. [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage007.jpg plus his horrified expressions when finding it out]], [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage009.jpg each word uttered by Kotonoha pushing him further over the edge]].
** The second is, when Makoto [[KickTheDog blurts out to Sekai and Kotonoha that he's "Yu"]], Kotonoha calls him to the roof...and we are treated to this [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage020.jpg expression of Kotonoha]]. Made even worse by the fact that it comes out of nowhere, and that it's genuine anger with zero {{Yandere}} traits. She's sweet girl on one page, and next page, instant furious expression.
** The last one, at the end of the chapter the aforementioned moment takes place, Kotonoha calls Yuuki out on deceiving her and breaking her trust by crossdressing as Yu to get close to Makoto and lying to everyone...which sends him over the DespairEventHorizon and to try [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage028.jpg THIS]]. [[spoiler: Yuuki ultimately gets better, thanks to Roka's DivingSave for him]].

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* The official end of the anime is pretty disturbing. [[spoiler:After After inviting Sekai over, Makoto is stabbed multiple times by her and is thinking back to all the times where he and Sekai got along while being knifed by her. Kotonoha, after arriving home from the store, discovers his corpse as well as a large pool of blood around him. Rather than go to the police, she ''decapitates'' him and places his head in a gym bag. She calls Sekai over to the school roof, makes her look at Makoto's severed head and then kills her. The best part of the scene? Kotonoha cuts her open and checks to see if she really was pregnant. We can only hope that Kotonoha's claim that she wasn't is true.]]
**
The broadcast version [[spoiler:replaces replaces the red blood with BlackBlood. Somehow this can be even ''more'' disturbing.]]
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The Cross Days manga has 3 moments.
** %%** The first one is when Yuuki [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage005.jpg finds out that]] [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage006.jpg both Kotonoha and Sekai are Makoto's girlfriends after he thought Makoto was two-timing Kotonoha behind her back]], which is oddly eerie in the way it's presented. [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage007.jpg plus his horrified expressions when finding it out]], [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage009.jpg each word uttered by Kotonoha pushing him further over the edge]].
** %%** The second is, when Makoto [[KickTheDog blurts out to Sekai and Kotonoha that he's "Yu"]], Kotonoha calls him to the roof...and we are treated to this [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage020.jpg expression of Kotonoha]]. Made even worse by the fact that it comes out of nowhere, and that it's genuine anger with zero {{Yandere}} traits. She's sweet girl on one page, and next page, instant furious expression.
** %%** The last one, at the end of the chapter the aforementioned moment takes place, Kotonoha calls Yuuki out on deceiving her and breaking her trust by crossdressing as Yu to get close to Makoto and lying to everyone...which sends him over the DespairEventHorizon and to try [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage028.jpg THIS]]. [[spoiler: Yuuki ultimately gets better, thanks to Roka's DivingSave for him]].
him.

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* Probably the worst part of the visual novel is that...it's a visual novel. The folks playing the game pick the decisions and follow the routes. The characters can cheat, they can lie, they can mutilate, they can kill, they can even lead each other [[spoiler:to get raped]]...but in the end, [[YouBastard they can't do anything that you, the player, don't want them to do.]]


* The Cross Days manga has 3 moments. \\
\\
The first one is when Yuuki [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage005.jpg finds out that]] [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage006.jpg both Kotonoha and Sekai are Makoto's girlfriends after he thought Makoto was two-timing Kotonoha behind her back]], which is oddly eerie in the way it's presented. [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage007.jpg plus his horrified expressions when finding it out]], [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage009.jpg each word uttered by Kotonoha pushing him further over the edge]].\\
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The second is, when Makoto [[KickTheDog blurts out to Sekai and Kotonoha that he's "Yu"]], Kotonoha calls him to the roof...and we are treated to this [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage020.jpg expression of Kotonoha]]. Made even worse by the fact that it comes out of nowhere, and that it's genuine anger with zero {{Yandere}} traits. She's sweet girl on one page, and next page, instant furious expression.\\
\\
The last one, at the end of the chapter the aforementioned moment takes place, Kotonoha calls Yuuki out on deceiving her and breaking her trust by crossdressing as Yu to get close to Makoto and lying to everyone...which sends him over the DespairEventHorizon and to try [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage028.jpg THIS]]. [[spoiler: Yuuki ultimately gets better, thanks to Roka's DivingSave for him]].

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* The Cross Days manga has 3 moments. \\
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moments.
**
The first one is when Yuuki [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage005.jpg finds out that]] [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage006.jpg both Kotonoha and Sekai are Makoto's girlfriends after he thought Makoto was two-timing Kotonoha behind her back]], which is oddly eerie in the way it's presented. [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage007.jpg plus his horrified expressions when finding it out]], [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage009.jpg each word uttered by Kotonoha pushing him further over the edge]].\\
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edge]].
**
The second is, when Makoto [[KickTheDog blurts out to Sekai and Kotonoha that he's "Yu"]], Kotonoha calls him to the roof...and we are treated to this [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage020.jpg expression of Kotonoha]]. Made even worse by the fact that it comes out of nowhere, and that it's genuine anger with zero {{Yandere}} traits. She's sweet girl on one page, and next page, instant furious expression.\\
\\
expression.
**
The last one, at the end of the chapter the aforementioned moment takes place, Kotonoha calls Yuuki out on deceiving her and breaking her trust by crossdressing as Yu to get close to Makoto and lying to everyone...which sends him over the DespairEventHorizon and to try [[http://z.mfcdn.net/store/manga/9973/02-012.0/compressed/tpage028.jpg THIS]]. [[spoiler: Yuuki ultimately gets better, thanks to Roka's DivingSave for him]].


* The official end of the anime is pretty disturbing. [[spoiler:After inviting Sekai over, Makoto is stabbed multiple times by her and is thinking back to all the times where he Sekai got along while being knifed by her. Kotonoha, after arriving home from the store, discovers his corpse as well as a large pool of blood around him. Rather than go to the police, she ''decapitates'' him and places his head in a gym bag. She calls Sekai over to the school roof, makes her look at Makoto's severed head and then kills her. The best part of the scene? Kotonoha cuts her open and checks to see if she really was pregnant. We can only hope that Kotonoha's claim that she wasn't is true.]]

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* The official end of the anime is pretty disturbing. [[spoiler:After inviting Sekai over, Makoto is stabbed multiple times by her and is thinking back to all the times where he and Sekai got along while being knifed by her. Kotonoha, after arriving home from the store, discovers his corpse as well as a large pool of blood around him. Rather than go to the police, she ''decapitates'' him and places his head in a gym bag. She calls Sekai over to the school roof, makes her look at Makoto's severed head and then kills her. The best part of the scene? Kotonoha cuts her open and checks to see if she really was pregnant. We can only hope that Kotonoha's claim that she wasn't is true.]]

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** The broadcast version [[spoiler:replaces the red blood with BlackBlood. Somehow this can be even ''more'' disturbing.]]

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** on the other hand, in the surrounding overflow universe, all the insanity can be traced to one insanely malicious human - the immortal [[TheSociopath Tomaru Sawagoe.]] He simply does not age, he ruins everything he touches for the sake of amusement, and causes the maximum amount of human suffering purely because he can. He is one of few blatantly supernatural characters in an otherwise normal universe, and he uses this ability and power purely to hurt his own family and molest them - [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil body]], [[MindRape mind]] and [[CorruptTheCutie soul]]. And do remember, he will not die. This is a monster who, if arrested, could simply choose to wait until the jail rots or use his cash to evade prosecution entirely.


* The official end of the anime is pretty disturbing. [[spoiler:After inviting Sekai over, Makoto is stabbed multiple times by her and is thinking back to all the times where he Sekai got along while being knifed by her. Kotonoha, after arriving home from the store, discovers his corpse as well as a large pool of blood around him. Rather than go to the police, she ''decapitates'' him and places his head in a gym bag. She calls Sekai over to the school roof, makes her look at Makoto's severed head and then kills her. The best part of the scene? Kotonoha cuts her open and checks to see if she really was pregnant, which she wasn't.]]

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* The official end of the anime is pretty disturbing. [[spoiler:After inviting Sekai over, Makoto is stabbed multiple times by her and is thinking back to all the times where he Sekai got along while being knifed by her. Kotonoha, after arriving home from the store, discovers his corpse as well as a large pool of blood around him. Rather than go to the police, she ''decapitates'' him and places his head in a gym bag. She calls Sekai over to the school roof, makes her look at Makoto's severed head and then kills her. The best part of the scene? Kotonoha cuts her open and checks to see if she really was pregnant, which pregnant. We can only hope that Kotonoha's claim that she wasn't.wasn't is true.]]

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