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  • Ass Pull: Two in the same chapter. In chapter 33, the following happens:
    • Sayama reveals a new power up with Regula, while also revealing she is Dunstan's daughter from the future. There was no foreshadowing for this, and the revelation comes out of left field.
    • Chichibu Jun, a kid that is absolutely naked except for his underwear, brings a crossbow and arrow out of nowhere in order to kill Pardoner' due to being an enemy of Vice. This is repeated again in chapter 37 against Jun, with K getting the crossbow from out of nowhere.
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    • In chapter 40, Musashi revealing himself to be a cyborg to catch Vice's offguard came with no foreshadowing whatsoever.
  • Base-Breaking Character: Fans either adore Musashi for trying to prevent a bad future while looking awful pretty doing so or can't stand him due to how obnoxious he can be, especially to Yamato.
  • Broken Base: The amount of Ho Yay / Foe Yay in the series, specifically between Rune and Yamato. Some find it to be a great amount of Squick and unnecessary, and other see it as crucial to the storyline.
  • Designated Hero: The main character has a bipolar outlook on the good of the world. The "good" characters are very enigmatic and don't seem all that attached to even each other. They also happen to be the world's last hope in being saved from an amoral scientitst's products of destruction. Yep, Stan Lee's bringing in the Marvel touch here.
    • Fridge Brilliance: Remember, Dunstan created Ultimo and chose Yamato to weild him. His takes on "good" and "evil" are pretty damn twisted, so it's no surprise that Yamato isn't your typical hero.
  • Ensemble Dark Horse: Mizho. Rune too, depending on your opinion/view of him.
    • Jealous for the doji.
    • Akitsu for Sayama's friends.
  • Evil Is Sexy: Most of the evil doji and their masters (highlights including Vice, Rune, Jealous, and Desir) since you know... they're evil. Not to mention that the doji are, well, robots.
  • Fashion-Victim Villain: Desir's doji form. Glass bunny ears and a pink cottentail almost the size as he is? You gotta wonder what Dunstan was thinking when he came up with that design.
    • Eater's human form. He thinks he looks pretty good though.
  • "Funny Aneurysm" Moment: Early on, Sayama mistakes Yamato for being a child molester. Considering the implications of his past life, in Chapter 25...
  • Jerkass Woobie: Rune. By now, it's safe to say that he's done more things to garner Squick than sympathy from the fanbase. Especially to Yamato. But in a way, it's justified, as Ultimo did kill his past self.
    • Murayama Musashi. While his whole world was destroyed, his rude quips to Yamato and tendency to rather recklessly do things himself places him in this territory.
  • Memetic Molester: Rune. For obvious reasons. Just compare the fandom's opinion of him back in Part I.... to now.
  • Moe: Ultimo, Sayama, Machi... Most of the girls and some of the more bishie doji are definitely designed to invoke moe vibes.
  • Narm: K is hardly the most imposing villain. Probably intentional, considering that Vice chose him solely because he was such a pathetic push-over.
    • Akira Hidaka, a master of an evil doji, is a pro golfer. Either it's reflective of the celebrities these days, or it made you burst out laughing. Hell, his Fan Nickname seems to be the EVIL PRO GOLFER.
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    • Yamato's expressions and reactions to 99% of the stuff that happen in the manga. In all fairness, this would probably be the reader's reactions too if he/she was in that situation.
  • Nightmare Fuel: Pretty much the introduction of The Seven Deadly Sins.
    • That weird lipstick 12th centuary Iruma wore? It's blood.
  • Squick: Miyoshi Sumako, being an elementary school teacher, the master of the Lust doji, and not to mention the feelings she seems to have for him. But some will find that to be rather attractive.
  • Paranoia Fuel: The day jobs of some of the Evil Douji Masters? Elementary School teacher, music producer, oh and PRO GOLFER.
    • Not to mention the little girl.
      • Fridge Brilliance, when you remember how earlier Hana tells the school guard that her teacher told her that she had no parents. This may as well mean that the evil elementary school teacher brainwashed her into becoming the master of an evil doji.
  • Tastes Like Diabetes: Arguably Ultimo, since half of the time he's in batshit mode.
  • Tear Jerker: Though the presentation might be a little overblown, Eko's funeral in chapter 34 is still very touching.
  • Viewer Gender Confusion: Lampshaded with Rune: his past life was a girl.
    • And let's not get into Service on this one. Though in the end, 'he' did turn into a girl, as shown in the last chapter.
  • Villain Decay: Is Vice truly the epitome of evil? For more than a year's worth of chapters put together, Vice hasn't been shown doing anything except eat hamburgers and yell at K while just lazily sitting around in their run-down apartment. YMMV if his dynamic entries make up for this.


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