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* VillainOfAnotherStory: The [[TheGhost unseen]] Admiral Takahashi, the leader of one of the Japanese forces Chester's marine battalion were fighting against in Guadalcanal.

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* DeathByRacism: Grichuk, Dr. Kitamura, a group of soldiers and[[spoiler: Major Bowen]] all had it coming due to their racism.


* BadAssBoast: Major Bowen when Ken points the major's pistol against the former owner:

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* BadAssBoast: BadassBoast[=/=]VillainousValor: Major Bowen when Ken points the major's 1911 pistol against the former owner:



* BigBad: Yuko Tanabe

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* BigBad: Yuko TanabeTanabe.
* BigBadWannabe: Major Bowen.


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* FallenHero: Major Bowen was a WWI veteran who seen combat in Belleau Wood while serving under General Pershing, but is reduced to a corrupt internment camp supervisor by the time of the show's setting.


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* NeverMyFault: Major Bowen [[spoiler:has Ken executed rather then imprisoned alive as he initially promised in retaliation for taking him hostage, despite the former having acted erratic after being under Yuko's influence towards Ken and threatening him at gunpoint the night before that prompts Ken to disarm and overpower him in self-defense that leads to the hostage situation]].


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* WardensAreEvil: Major Bowen.


* PoliticallyIncorrectHero: The American forces in regards to their treatment of Japanese Americans. Also, the [[AsianRudeness Japanese Americans towards]] Mexican American Luz.

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* PoliticallyIncorrectHero: The American forces in regards to their treatment of Japanese Americans. Also, the [[AsianRudeness Japanese Americans towards]] Mexican American Luz.Luz, possibly to use her as an outlet for venting their stress and passing resentment for their own issues at being demeaned and dehumanized by Caucasians' mistreatment from themselves.

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* BlackAndWhiteInsanity: It's clear that as a result of Pearl Harbor at the time, Caucasian Americans absolutely and immutably views all Japanese with contempt and suspicion, dehumanized them as all threats whatsoever and never unconditionally acknowledging the good in them as loyal fellow American citizens.


* SurvivalMantra: Henry Nakayama repeating "I am not a spy. I'm a simple fisherman. I love this country." while held in a POW facility. [[spoiler: The last part gradually becomes less and less emphatic and ultimately disappears as despair sets in.]]

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* SurvivalMantra: Henry Nakayama repeating "I am not a spy. I'm a simple fisherman. I love this country." while held in a POW facility. [[spoiler: The last part gradually becomes less and less emphatic and ultimately disappears as despair sets in.in once Henry realizes his and his family's Type I {{Eagleland}} treatment has expired and now must endures its Type II treatment.]]


* PunchClockVillain: The Japanese POW at first glance seemed to be the typical fanatical and savage DefiantCaptive who bit off an interrogator's ear and makes threats towards Chester's family, but then he mellows down and reveals his humanizing and redeeming qualities as an ex-baseball player playing against an American all-star team that he fondly looks back at as he confides to Chester. Chester would later untie him to commit {{Seppuku}} out of MyCountryRightOrWrong and gives him Admiral Takahashi's birth-date and birthplace to give Chester's superior a lead [[BecauseYouWereNiceToMe out of treating him more humanely then the other interrogators]].

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* PunchClockVillain: The Japanese POW at [[JerkassFacade first glance seemed seemed]] to be the typical fanatical and savage DefiantCaptive who bit off an interrogator's ear and makes threats towards Chester's family, but then he mellows down and reveals his humanizing and redeeming qualities as an ex-baseball player playing against an American all-star team that he fondly looks back at as he confides to Chester. Chester would later untie him to commit {{Seppuku}} out of MyCountryRightOrWrong and gives him Admiral Takahashi's birth-date and birthplace to give Chester's superior a lead [[BecauseYouWereNiceToMe out of treating him more humanely then the other interrogators]].


* GreaterScopeVillain: Chiyo [[spoiler:For trying to take Yuko hostage as an adoptive daughter for her own selfishness after she killed herself which in turn influence the latter to do the same]]) and Hideo Furuya ([[spoiler:For his mistreatment of Yuko that started this mess, Asako who arranged the marriage in the first place is more of an UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom and TheMillstone in this case]]).

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* GreaterScopeVillain: Chiyo [[spoiler:For ([[spoiler:For trying to take Yuko hostage as an adoptive daughter for her own selfishness after she killed herself which in turn influence influences the latter to do the same]]) and Hideo Furuya ([[spoiler:For his mistreatment of Yuko that started this mess, Asako who arranged the marriage in the first place is more of an UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom and TheMillstone in this case]]).

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* BigBad: Yuko Tanabe


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* GreaterScopeVillain: Chiyo [[spoiler:For trying to take Yuko hostage as an adoptive daughter for her own selfishness after she killed herself which in turn influence the latter to do the same]]) and Hideo Furuya ([[spoiler:For his mistreatment of Yuko that started this mess, Asako who arranged the marriage in the first place is more of an UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom and TheMillstone in this case]]).


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* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: Yuko.


* {{Deuteragonist}}: Henry, Chester's father.


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* {{Deuteragonist}}: Henry, Chester's father.

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* {{Deuteragonist}}: Henry, Chester's father.


* AffablyEvil: Yuki and the Japanese POW.

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* AffablyEvil: Yuki Yuko and the Japanese POW.


* PoliticallyIncorrectHero: The American forces in regards to their treatment of Japanese Americans. Also, the Japanese American [[AsianRudeness towards]] Mexican American Luz.

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* PoliticallyIncorrectHero: The American forces in regards to their treatment of Japanese Americans. Also, the Japanese American [[AsianRudeness Japanese Americans towards]] Mexican American Luz.

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* AffablyEvil: Yuki and the Japanese POW.


* PunchClockVillain: The Japanese POW at first glance seemed to be the typical fanatical and savage DefiantCaptive who bit off an interrogator's ear and makes threats towards Chester's family, but then he mellows down and reveals his humanizing and redeeming qualities as an ex-baseball player playing against an American all-star team that he fondly looks back at as he confides to Chester. Chester would later untie him to commit {{Seppuku}} out of MyCountryRightAndWrong and gives him Admiral Takahashi's birth-date and birthplace to give Chester's superior a lead [[BecauseYouWereNiceToMe out of treating him more humanely then the other interrogators]].

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* PunchClockVillain: The Japanese POW at first glance seemed to be the typical fanatical and savage DefiantCaptive who bit off an interrogator's ear and makes threats towards Chester's family, but then he mellows down and reveals his humanizing and redeeming qualities as an ex-baseball player playing against an American all-star team that he fondly looks back at as he confides to Chester. Chester would later untie him to commit {{Seppuku}} out of MyCountryRightAndWrong MyCountryRightOrWrong and gives him Admiral Takahashi's birth-date and birthplace to give Chester's superior a lead [[BecauseYouWereNiceToMe out of treating him more humanely then the other interrogators]].

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