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* ''Anime/CarnivalPhantasm'', a parody series of the {{Franchise/Nasuverse}}, spoofs how Lancer dies in every route of ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' by having him killed in almost every episode. Some of his deaths include getting struck by lightning on a clear day, being caught in a bus crash just before the episode even began, getting eaten by [[ImAHumanitarian Saber in a lion suit]], hit in the face by a volleyball, etc. As a ShoutOut, most of his deaths are accompanied with cries of "You bastards!" just like ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' [[note]]In Japanese, "koto hitodenashi!". Often given as "You aren't human!" in English due to a [[BlindIdiotTranslation fansub mistranslation]] parsing "hitodenashi" as "hito de nashi" when it's just one word.[[/note]] But the penultimate episode of the series presents him with the chance to avoid all his incoming deaths, [[spoiler:and he ultimately succeeds.]]

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* ''Anime/CarnivalPhantasm'', a parody series of the {{Franchise/Nasuverse}}, spoofs how Lancer dies in every route of ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' by having him killed in almost every episode. Some of his deaths include getting struck by lightning on a clear day, being caught in a bus crash just before the episode even began, getting eaten by [[ImAHumanitarian Saber in a lion suit]], hit in the face by a volleyball, etc. As a ShoutOut, direct ShoutOut to ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'', most of his deaths are accompanied with cries of "You bastards!" just like ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' bastards!".[[note]]In Japanese, "koto hitodenashi!".hitodenashi!", same as the ''South Park'' dub. Often given as "You aren't human!" in English due to a [[BlindIdiotTranslation fansub mistranslation]] parsing "hitodenashi" as "hito de nashi" when it's just one word.[[/note]] But the penultimate episode of the series presents him with the chance to avoid all his incoming deaths, [[spoiler:and he ultimately succeeds.]]


* ''Anime/CarnivalPhantasm'', a parody series of the {{Franchise/Nasuverse}}, spoofs how Lancer dies in every route of ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' by having him killed in almost every episode. Some of his deaths include getting struck by lightning on a clear day, being caught in a bus crash just before the episode even began, getting eaten by [[ImAHumanitarian Saber in a lion suit]], hit in the face by a volleyball, etc. As a ShoutOut, most of his deaths are accompanied with cries of "You aren't human!", the Japanese localization of ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'''s "You bastards!" But the penultimate episode of the series presents him with the chance to avoid all his incoming deaths, [[spoiler:and he ultimately succeeds.]]

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* ''Anime/CarnivalPhantasm'', a parody series of the {{Franchise/Nasuverse}}, spoofs how Lancer dies in every route of ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' by having him killed in almost every episode. Some of his deaths include getting struck by lightning on a clear day, being caught in a bus crash just before the episode even began, getting eaten by [[ImAHumanitarian Saber in a lion suit]], hit in the face by a volleyball, etc. As a ShoutOut, most of his deaths are accompanied with cries of "You aren't human!", the Japanese localization of ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'''s "You bastards!" just like ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' [[note]]In Japanese, "koto hitodenashi!". Often given as "You aren't human!" in English due to a [[BlindIdiotTranslation fansub mistranslation]] parsing "hitodenashi" as "hito de nashi" when it's just one word.[[/note]] But the penultimate episode of the series presents him with the chance to avoid all his incoming deaths, [[spoiler:and he ultimately succeeds.]]


* Leomon from ''{{Franchise/Digimon}}'' is a special case. Every series but the second and seventh is a hard {{reboot}}, and all {{Mon}}s of a type are identical, so there are several guys named Leomon or [=SomethingLeomon=] who are not the same guy, or even AlternateContinuity versions of the same guy. And what happens to them?

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* Leomon from ''{{Franchise/Digimon}}'' is a special case. Every series but the second and seventh is a hard {{reboot}}, [[ContinuityReboot reboot]], and all {{Mon}}s of a type are identical, so there are several guys named Leomon or [=SomethingLeomon=] who are not the same guy, or even AlternateContinuity versions of the same guy. And what happens to them?

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* Although everyone in ''Anime/AngelBeats'' dies repeatedly, none of them dies as often as Noda, whose appearance WILL guarantee death.
* In the first season of ''{{Anime/Bakugan}}'', Julie's Tuskor gets sent to the Doom Dimension (an equivalent for hell) every time he's thrown into the battle, yet he's back the next time she has another brawl like nothing happened, only to be sent to the Doom Dimension again.
* Sakura ([[GenderBlenderName a boy]]) in ''LightNovel/BludgeoningAngelDokurochan'' is killed many times per episode depending upon how much he pisses off [[SociopathicHero Dokuro]] only to be [[DeathIsCheap resurrected seconds later]].
-->'''Sakura:''' Why did you just murder me, Dokuro?!\\
'''Dokuro:''' There was a mosquito on your shirt!
* ''Anime/CarnivalPhantasm'', a parody series of the {{Franchise/Nasuverse}}, spoofs how Lancer dies in every route of ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' by having him killed in almost every episode. Some of his deaths include getting struck by lightning on a clear day, being caught in a bus crash just before the episode even began, getting eaten by [[ImAHumanitarian Saber in a lion suit]], hit in the face by a volleyball, etc. As a ShoutOut, most of his deaths are accompanied with cries of "You aren't human!", the Japanese localization of ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'''s "You bastards!" But the penultimate episode of the series presents him with the chance to avoid all his incoming deaths, [[spoiler:and he ultimately succeeds.]]
** Strangely enough, he's the only servant to be the butt of this joke, despite the fact that every other Servant except for 3[[note]]said 3 being Saber, who [[spoiler: dies in the Heaven's Feel Route, but lives in the Fate and Unlimited Blade Works]]; Rider, [[spoiler: who dies in the routes Saber lives in, but lives in the Heaven's Feel route]], and True Assassin, who isn't summoned in the first two routes[[/note]] share his fate of dying on every route - the only route he actually dies early on in is the final route, Heaven's Feel. In the Fate route, he's the second to last Servant to be killed,[[note]]the last would be Gilgamesh[[/note]] whereas in the Unlimited Blade Works Route, he outlasts Caster, Rider, and Berserker.
* Leomon from ''{{Franchise/Digimon}}'' is a special case. Every series but the second and seventh is a hard {{reboot}}, and all {{Mon}}s of a type are identical, so there are several guys named Leomon or [=SomethingLeomon=] who are not the same guy, or even AlternateContinuity versions of the same guy. And what happens to them?
** ''Anime/DigimonAdventure'': [[spoiler:Leomon eats a blast meant for Mimi, and after helping vanquish the villain, bites it. Since this shares continuity with Anime/DigimonAdventure02 this is also why he isn't present to die there]].
*** He comes back to life in ''Anime/DigimonAdventureTri'', also in the same continuity with the other "Adventure" titles, thanks to the Digital World's reincarnation cycle. [[spoiler: But he's killed off for good when Meicoomon tears him to shreds in the Real World. Preventing him from coming back.]]
** ''Anime/DigimonTamers'': [[spoiler:Leomon becomes Juri's partner, and eventually gets run through and absorbed by Beelzebumon, sending Juri over the DespairEventHorizon and setting the stage for D-Reaper's use of her]].
** ''Anime/DigimonFrontier'': [=JagerLowemon=]'s Japanese name? [=KaiserLeomon=]. [[spoiler:Actually being ''human'' doesn't save him from death]] at the hands of [[{{Satan}} Lucemon]], though it turns out that [[spoiler:like Shibumi of ''Tamers'', he's actually physically in the human world and his mind is connected to the digital world, unlike the others. He's alive and well when they get home]]. Bonus points for a MonsterOfTheWeek, Panjamon, who is a white recolor of Leomon. [[spoiler:He gets taken out quite easily, but since he's in Mercuremon's illusionary world, and leaves no egg behind, he may never have been real]].
** ''Anime/DigimonSavers'': [=SaberLeomon=] is a "good but misguided" type who believes humans are bad due to the bad actions of one guy. [[spoiler:Not only does he die,]] but... in all Digimon series but ''Tamers'', Digimon revert to an egg state and begin life again, never truly dying. However, Kurata figures out a way to corrupt a Digimon's data so that it can never be revived. [[spoiler:[=SaberLeomon=] is the first Digimon in this series to die ''permanently.'']] Also, [=BanchoLeomon=] turns out to be holding [[spoiler:the spirit of the lead character's father. Naturally, he dies too. When the reformed BigBad gives Daddy back, ''nothing is said about [=BanchoLeomon=].'']] Harsh.
** ''Anime/DigimonXrosWars'': [=MadLeomon=] is a villain general. The first one. As he's a WarmUpBoss, he's offed very quickly. And he's not the only one; later on there's Apollomon, who while not sharing the name is definitely leonine. He dies ''twice'', but is revived at the end of the series.
** And then there's ''Anime/DigimonXEvolution'', where a Leomon dies in the first ''three minutes''. And because he considered the digimon he was attacking (the main character) more '''worthy''' of being alive!
* Where to go in the ''Franchise/DragonBall'' franchise. Many characters in ''Anime/DragonBallZ''. Android 17, Chiaotzu, Krillin, and Piccolo have ''all'' died about four times, including every ''Manga/DragonBall'' anime ever. The entire population of Earth has died ''twice'' (first by Kid Buu and then by Freiza). Counting ''Anime/DragonBallGT'' the Earth was itself destroyed a third time, but in that instance they managed to get nearly everyone off the planet before it was destroyed.
* Eto-shin in ''Anime/{{Etotama}}'' reincarnate a few days after any deaths. As a result, while Uri-tan dying in episode 3 was treated as a WhamEpisode, over the course of the next two episodes we see Uri-tan die and revive again, the second time in the space of just a few minutes.
* ''Manga/ExcelSaga'':
** Hyatt, often many times an episode.
** The Ropunmatsus. He seems to exist to explode and then be replaced like nothing happened in the next episode.
** Excel herself has suffered this status on occasion. For example, dying roughly two or three times before the second half of the first episode. She gets better.
* ''Manga/GetterRobo'' has an unusual subversion in the form of [[TheBigGuy Musashi Tomoe]]. Musashi is unfailingly KilledOffForReal (usually by way of a Heroic Sacrifice), only to show up alive and well to repeat the process... In the next ''[[AlternateContinuity continuity]]''.
** And not just the anime either. He bites the dust in most of his appearances in ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWars'' as well. Very, VERY rarely is he savable. However, despite being savable in ''[[VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsAlpha Alpha 2]]'', [[CuttingOffTheBranches his death is canon]].
* Inugami from ''Manga/GugureKokkurisan'' dies almost every chapter (sometimes more than once in a single chapter), and comes back to life within less than a chapter. Apparently he likes to insert himself into the ''Franchise/{{Mario}}'' game to get infinite lives.
* ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'' has the [[spoiler:Zeppeli family]], in Parts 1 and 2, which has both of their members ([[spoiler:Will A. Zeppeli and Caesar Zeppeli]]) die against one of the major enemies but managing to inspire the protagonist beyond the grave. [[spoiler: Gyro Zeppeli from Part 7 does not escape the same fate.]]
* There seems to be a RecurringCharacter in ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamWing'', who's almost always the Mook leader, that dies all the time during the latter part of the series. On a side note, he may also be the one that ends up shooting Dekim in the head from the sound of his voice but that's probably due to recycling [=VAs=] rather than intentionally.
* ''WebComic/OnePunchMan'' has an in-universe example in Birdbrain from the comedy show "Animal Empire", who would die in hilariously stupid ways thanks to his own stupidity, but would always turn up fine in the next episode. [[spoiler:Phoenix Man, who became a monster due to wearing a Birdman costume for so long and fusing with it, inherited this trait from the character, and is not only able to revive from death after a certain amount of time, [[CameBackStrong but get stronger from it]]]].
* Chuck the [[spoiler: ghost]] dog from ''Anime/PantyAndStockingWithGarterbelt'' is killed multiple times in every episode only to reappear at random times alive only to get killed again.
* There is a character in ''Franchise/SailorMoon'' who gets killed off several times and always looks the same, but never gets lines (or a name).
* In one episode of ''Manga/SgtFrog'', the main character is shot on-screen by one of the characters, and we see him in angelic state, floating away. He is seen alive and well in the next episode.
* Vrumugun from ''{{LightNovel/Slayers}}'' appears in maybe eight episodes, and dies roughly a dozen times over the course of them. In the anime, this is because [[spoiler:he has been repeatedly cloned]]. In the novels, this is because [[spoiler:the 'Vrumuguns' who are killed are actually people being magically controlled y the real Vrumugun]].
* In ''Anime/SpaceDandy'' most of the cast have died at the end of an episode then come back inexplicable at the beginning of the next, Dr. Gel in particular.
* A weird case of the ''protagonist'' being one of these: the somewhat surreal ''VideoGame/{{Spelunker}} is a Sensei'' anime has the titular Spelunker-sensei being killed by the slightest of inconveniences. Steam, stairs, a baseball, biting into the tail end of a fried shrimp...the list goes on. Yes, he's not just refusing to get up, he's genuinely dead each time he's shown crumpled on the floor, usually with his accompanying death jingle. Being a video game character (and from a notoriously NintendoHard one at that) he inexplicably returns to life without so much as a how-do-you-do, to the point that other faculty (and some of the less easily startled students) come to expect him to die from ''something'' before too long.
* Transgendered chickens in ''Anime/{{Usavich}}'' become this with time. In season 1 it was just Komanech, who was continuously swallowed by a frog and pooped at the end of an episode and had all its relatives killed, roasted and eaten. By season 5 transgendered chickens are mass slaughtered in nearly every episode, but their ghosts move into eggs, from which new chickens hatch.

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