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The game is followed up by a SpiritualSequel known as ''VisualNovel/{{NG}}'' ("No Good").

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The game is followed up by a SpiritualSequel known as ''VisualNovel/{{NG}}'' ("No Good").
(''No Good'').


The game is followed up by a SpiritualSequel known as ''VisualNovel/{{NG}}''.

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The game is followed up by a SpiritualSequel known as ''VisualNovel/{{NG}}''.
''VisualNovel/{{NG}}'' ("No Good").


** [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} Banshee]] gets a ''major'' one. [[spoiler:When the protagonist and Hiroo face off against the Kannon Soldier, Banshee comes running at the last moment (having run all the way from the mansion, on top of that) to give them the tool they need to appease/defeat the spirit: one of Masamune's chisels.]]

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** [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} Banshee]] gets a ''major'' one. [[spoiler:When the protagonist and Hiroo face off against the Kannon Soldier, Banshee comes running at the last moment (having run all the way from the mansion, on top of that) to give them the tool they need to appease/defeat the spirit: one of Masamune's chisels.]] Sometimes, it is Daimon who saves the day, which is a more impressive feat considering his usual sickly conditions.



* BungledSuicide: [[spoiler:Shimi-O's change into a ghost was because of his bungled suicide, so he was left alone while the rest of his cult died.]]

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* BungledSuicide: [[spoiler:Shimi-O's change into a ghost was because of his bungled suicide, so he was left alone while the rest of his cult died.died successfully.]]



* DownerEnding: The bad ending of the game. [[spoiler:The protagonist fails to properly seal Mary and she comes for him at the end.]]
* DownTheDrain: In Chapter 4, you end up going down a sewer in Manhole Street.

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* DownerEnding: The bad ending of the game.game, where at least one Mark Bearer dies. [[spoiler:The protagonist fails to properly seal Mary and she comes for him at the end.]]
* DownTheDrain: In Chapter 4, you end up going down a sewer in Manhole Street. [[spoiler: You come back in Chapter 5 to find and explore a hidden military research lab housing many questionable experiments, most notably the Kannon Soldier.]]



** Mary states that coming face to face to the spirit that gave a person their mark tends to accelerated the amnesia caused by the mark. [[spoiler:The protagonist seems to forget his name just as he met Mary.]]

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** Mary states that coming face to face to the spirit that gave a person their mark tends to accelerated accelerate the amnesia caused by the mark. [[spoiler:The protagonist seems to forget his name just as he met Mary.]]



* MarkedToDie: Every person who bears the Mark.

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* MarkedToDie: Every person who bears the Mark.Mark as a result of interaction with a haunted Spirit.



** Chapter 2 has Shimi-O, a figure in the forest who kills people with a power drill. [[spoiler:He used to be a member of a cult, the Honey Bee Family, near H Shrine and had botched his suicide to a degree. One of Mashita's fellow officers had tried to infiltrate the cult but was outed. Shimi-O's victims would be turned into new "beehives".]] His cursed victim is high school student Shou Nagashima.

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** Chapter 2 has Shimi-O, a figure in the forest who kills people with a power drill. [[spoiler:He used to be a member of a cult, the Honey Bee Family, near H Shrine and had botched his suicide to a degree. One of Mashita's fellow officers had tried to infiltrate the cult but was outed. Shimi-O's victims would be turned into new "beehives".]] His cursed victim is high school student Shou Nagashima.Nagashima [[spoiler: as well as Satoru Mashita who intentionally got in an encounter with Shimi-O out of his own curiosity.]]



** Chapter 4 has Miss Zoo, a former teacher at H Elementary that loves animals. [[spoiler: She was also a former researcher named Manabi Zukawa who willingly turned herself into a vengeful spirit so she could continue her experiments with animals.]] Her cursed victims are idol[=/=]actress Ai Kashiwagi and fortune teller Towako Yasuoka.

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** Chapter 4 has Miss Zoo, a former teacher at H Elementary that loves animals. [[spoiler: She was also a former misanthropic researcher named Manabi Zukawa who willingly turned herself into a vengeful spirit so she could continue her experiments with animals.]] Her cursed victims are idol[=/=]actress Ai Kashiwagi and fortune teller Towako Yasuoka.


* NiceJobBreakingItHero: [[spoiler:The protagonist, or Masamune Kujou. The protagonist is the one who accidentally broke the seal on Mary, allowing her to awaken, and who removed the nenjibutsu suppressing her powers, allowing her to run wild for a month. Even without his memories, he unknowingly helped Mary's agenda through helping her expose Mark Bearers to spirits, giving her fear to feed off of.]]

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: [[spoiler:The protagonist, or Masamune Kujou. The protagonist is the one who accidentally broke intentionally removed the expiring seal on Mary, Mary in order to extend it for a few more decades, allowing her to awaken, and who removed the nenjibutsu suppressing her powers, allowing her to run wild for a month. Even without his memories, he unknowingly helped Mary's agenda through helping her expose Mark Bearers to spirits, giving her fear to feed off of.]]


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* AlternateEnding: Each chapter has alternative endings depending on who you partner with and what item you use to either appease or defeat the spirit. Generally, appeasement results in a "good" ending. [[DiabolusExMachina Defeat on the other hand]]...


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* MultipleEndings: Each chapter has alternative endings depending on who you partner with and what item you use to either appease or defeat the spirit. Generally, appeasement results in a "good" ending. [[DiabolusExMachina Defeat on the other hand]]...


* AmnesiacDissonance: By the end of the game, Kazuo Yakishi feels this way about his true self, [[spoiler: Masamune Kujo. Kujo played a dngerous game to purify the nenjibutsu sealing Mary, which unleashed cursed ghosts upon H City that has left victims in its wake.]]

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* AmnesiacDissonance: By the end of the game, Kazuo Yakishi feels this way about his true self, [[spoiler: Masamune Kujo. Kujo played a dngerous dangerous game to purify the nenjibutsu sealing Mary, which unleashed cursed ghosts upon H City that has left victims in its wake.]]


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* FatBastard: Shimi-O is an obese ghost that kills his victims with a drill and uses their corpses as bee hives. [[spoiler:In life he was a cult leader that urged his followers into ritual suicide.]]


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* {{Foreshadowing}}:
** Mary states that coming face to face to the spirit that gave a person their mark tends to accelerated the amnesia caused by the mark. [[spoiler:The protagonist seems to forget his name just as he met Mary.]]
** An one-off line by Ai has her joking that the bunker under North Street in chapter 4 is a lab. [[spoiler:Chapter 5 reveals she was very much right.]]

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* AnimalMotif: Bees for Shimi-O and spiders for Red Riding Hood.


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* FlowerMotif: Hanahiko has this motif with making his victims sprout flowers out of their bodies.

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* AmnesiacDissonance: By the end of the game, Kazuo Yakishi feels this way about his true self, [[spoiler: Masamune Kujo. Kujo played a dngerous game to purify the nenjibutsu sealing Mary, which unleashed cursed ghosts upon H City that has left victims in its wake.]]

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* WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue: The ending in Chapter 5 tells what happened to each of the surviving Mark bearers.

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* HowUnscientific: The trope name gets quoted in Chapter 5 by Madoka.

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* DownTheDrain: In Chapter 4, you end up going down a sewer in Manhole Street.


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* WeUsedToBeFriends: Madoka Hiroo was this with Manabi Zukawa, who would become Miss Zoo.


* UsefulNotes/The90s: The dates line up with the last great war (World War II) taking place 50 years ago and Seiko Hasegawa's death was five years ago from the start of the story. Chapter 4 treats cell phones as more of a new invention that'll soon be everywhere.

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* UsefulNotes/The90s: TheNineties: The dates line up with the last great war (World War II) taking place 50 years ago and Seiko Hasegawa's death was five years ago from the start of the story. Chapter 4 treats cell phones as more of a new invention that'll soon be everywhere.


* The90s: The dates line up with the last great war (World War II) taking place 50 years ago and Seiko Hasegawa's death was five years ago from the start of the story. Chapter 4 treats cell phones as more of a new invention that'll soon be everywhere.

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* The90s: UsefulNotes/The90s: The dates line up with the last great war (World War II) taking place 50 years ago and Seiko Hasegawa's death was five years ago from the start of the story. Chapter 4 treats cell phones as more of a new invention that'll soon be everywhere.

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* The90s: The dates line up with the last great war (World War II) taking place 50 years ago and Seiko Hasegawa's death was five years ago from the start of the story. Chapter 4 treats cell phones as more of a new invention that'll soon be everywhere.

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