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Clean up of unclear and poorly explained examples, very often falling to ZeroContextExample. Or they attempted to be PlayedWith examples, taking literally the former name Dead Little Sister. If you think these are examples of said trope, please feel free to put them back, but provide a proper context.
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Clean up of unclear and poorly explained examples, very often falling to ZeroContextExample. Or they attempted to be PlayedWith examples, taking literally the former name Dead Little Sister. If you think these are examples of said trope, please feel free to put them back, but provide proper context.
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* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \
to:
* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \\\"Ice Machine\\\" Jounouchi in \\\'\\\'KidouTenshiAngelicLayer\\\'\\\' continues to play Angelic Layer in honour of her Dead Little Sister, Rin. Like many things in \\\'\\\'Angelic Layer\\\'\\\', this wasn\\\'t in the manga at all.
** Very ironically, Sai\\\'s best friend Kaede \\\'\\\'becomes\\\'\\\' a Dead Older Sister to [[ChildProdigy Minoru]] in {{Chobits}}, who tries to \\\"replace\\\" her with his Persocon Yuzuki.
* \\\'\\\'FruitsBasket\\\'\\\' has several, to varying degrees. Hatsuharu and Hiro each feel that they failed to protect someone they loved (Rin and Kisa), though no one died. Averted with Tohru, whose mother died, because her warm personality is the point of the series.
** Tohru\\\'s mother Kyoko goes on a self-destructive and nearly suicidal streak after her husband Katsuya dies of illness, and only recovers after remembering she still has a daughter who needs her.
* \\\'\\\'MeineLiebe\\\'\\\' Orphereus has a case of an older dead sister that fits the trope, as does Ed\\\'s missing little sister although we do not know whether she is indeed dead.
* Doubly inverted in \\\'\\\'Manga/DetectiveConan\\\'\\\': Shiho Miyano is younger than her sister Akemi, but since Shiho was a TeenGenius she is already the leader in TheSyndicate\\\'s lab while Akemi is just a random member and local AntiVillain. In the anime, TheSyndicate asked Akemi to rob a bank in exchange for Shiho\\\'s freedom, and Conan actually begged her to not meet up with them. After incapacitating Conan, Akemi went anyway yo try free her little sister from said Syndicate. And they kill her. This causes a devastated Shiho to try betraying TheSyndicate and failing, then in a case of BetterToDieThanBeKilled she took a poison she developed before they came to execute her -- but instead of dying she suffered its other effect, which shrank her to the size of a six-year old child. Because of that, she was able to escape and eventually assume the identity of Ai Haibara. Her introductory case actually has her crying in Conan\\\'s arms and asking her why didn\\\'t he stop Akemi from going straight into her death.
** Many other dead little/older siblings appear in too many cases to list here. The most spectacular case is IllGirl Kaori Torakuro, the victim of a really cruel trap from her brother\\\'s BadBoss.
** A rather smart subversion happens later in the manga: Sara Masumi is the sister of Shuuichi Akai, who is presumed dead, and joins the cast in an attempt to find out what happened to her brother. Things is, Akai is atually FakingTheDead... under the identity of Subaru Okiya, the landlord of the Kudo mansion.
* \\\'\\\'[[EfATaleOfMemories Ef: A Tale Of Melodies]]\\\'\\\' has \\\'\\\'two\\\'\\\' dead little sisters, which gets milked for all the {{melodrama}} the makers can wring out of it.
* In \\\'\\\'Manga/FairyTail\\\'\\\', Mirajane and Elfman\\\'s dead little sister Lisanna had the opposite effect from usual: though it was pretty much literally Elfman\\\'s fault that she died (she tried to stop him from going on a bloodthirsty rampage when he was NotHimself), her death changed him from kind-hearted, shy, and wimpy to kind-hearted but loud and confrontational with a BigBrotherInstinct toward Mirajane, who herself was an aggressive {{Badass}} and became very loving and sweet. Lisanna\\\'s death also served to bring her siblings closer, rather than driving them apart. The anime moves this to further TearJerker territory as it expands on her background and death scene.
** Turns out [[spoiler:she just was teleported to another dimension and stayed there for the while. She\\\'s back into the group now.]]
* \\\'\\\'{{Trigun}}\\\'\\\' plays it oh-so-very-straight with Rem. Meryl Stryfe is the familiar MoralityPet because she looks a \\\'\\\'lot\\\'\\\' like her.
* \\\'\\\'Manga/{{Naruto}}\\\'\\\':
** Obito. Rin. Tobi. I think you can do the math.
* \\\'\\\'[[Anime/MobileSuitGundam00 Gundam 00]]\\\'\\\':
** Averted by the second Lockon Stratos, the original (and dead) one\\\'s twin brother Lyle. He does mourn everyone in his lost family, but he actually has decided to \\\'\\\'not\\\'\\\' take revenge and keep on with his life as much as he can. It doesn\\\'t help that he viewed himself as TheUnfavorite compared to his brother, who was TheAce.
* \\\'\\\'CrossGame\\\'\\\' has Wakaba as Aoba\\\'s dead older sister.
* \\\'\\\'Anime/YuGiOh\\\'\\\': Ryou Bakura had a little sister who died in a car wreck. She\\\'s never mentioned in the anime. Though he doesn\\\'t act all angsty because of it, he is shown writing her a letter. This might also explain his fondness for the Occult, which has a lot to do with communicating with and raising the dead.
* The occurrence of this trope is what starts off \\\'\\\'{{Arago}}\\\'\\\'.

* Kind of downplayed in \\\'\\\'Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion\\\'\\\': Touji Suzuhara\\\'s little sister was critically wounded in the first battle. Leads to tension with Shinji.
** More shocking: in the anime, after being recruited, he asks as a favor having his sister transferred to Nerv\\\'s hospital. In the manga, the Nerv use this to force him to pilot.
* In \\\'\\\'Anime/MawaruPenguindrum\\\'\\\', Momoka Oginome is the dead older sister to Ringo.
* Aside from being Chihaya\\\'s dead little Brother this trope is played straight as it gets in the anime version of \\\'\\\'[[Anime/TheIdolmaster THE iDOLM@STER]]\\\'\\\'.
* \\\'\\\'Anime/AngelBeats\\\'\\\':
** Also, there\\\'s Otonashi\\\'s sister Hatsune, who died of illness a short while before he did.

* Subverted and played straight in \\\'\\\'TenYoriMoHoshiYoriMo\\\'\\\'. First, Mio confronts Rei at school due to how similar she looks to the man who saved her last night and Rei tells her that she was aided by the ghost of her dead older brother Shou... but Rei \\\'\\\'is\\\'\\\' Shou, who is DisguisedInDrag for very complicated reasons. Later, the local {{Ojou}} Miyabi Fujiwara loses her older brother when the Fujiwaras get caught in the mix of LoveTriangle and power struggles between Mio, Shou, and Tadaomi.
* In \\\'\\\'LightNovel/SwordArtOnline\\\'\\\', Kirito gets one very early on. It\\\'s shown that after Sacchi\\\'s death, he refuses to party with almost any players until Asuna, and even refuses to let party members die outside of SAO, where death isn\\\'t permanent.

* \\\'\\\'Hotaru no Haka\\\'\\\' (aka \\\'\\\'Anime/GraveOfTheFireflies\\\'\\\') (1988). Except for the \\\"hero\\\" part; the character was just an ordinary boy named Seita, trying to take care of his kid sister Setsuko. When she dies, as pictured above, it\\\'s the beginning of the end of his own life. (There\\\'s also much more recent TV series based on the same novel.)
** It should be noted Nosaka, the original novelist, based much of it on his own wartime experiences, including the very real death of his own younger sister.
Changed line(s) 5 from:
* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \
to:
* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \\\"Ice Machine\\\" Jounouchi in \\\'\\\'KidouTenshiAngelicLayer\\\'\\\' continues to play Angelic Layer in honour of her Dead Little Sister, Rin. Like many things in \\\'\\\'Angelic Layer\\\'\\\', this wasn\\\'t in the manga at all.
** Very ironically, Sai\\\'s best friend Kaede \\\'\\\'becomes\\\'\\\' a Dead Older Sister to [[ChildProdigy Minoru]] in {{Chobits}}, who tries to \\\"replace\\\" her with his Persocon Yuzuki.
* \\\'\\\'FruitsBasket\\\'\\\' has several, to varying degrees. Hatsuharu and Hiro each feel that they failed to protect someone they loved (Rin and Kisa), though no one died. Averted with Tohru, whose mother died, because her warm personality is the point of the series.
** Tohru\\\'s mother Kyoko goes on a self-destructive and nearly suicidal streak after her husband Katsuya dies of illness, and only recovers after remembering she still has a daughter who needs her.
* \\\'\\\'MeineLiebe\\\'\\\' Orphereus has a case of an older dead sister that fits the trope, as does Ed\\\'s missing little sister although we do not know whether she is indeed dead.
* Doubly inverted in \\\'\\\'Manga/DetectiveConan\\\'\\\': Shiho Miyano is younger than her sister Akemi, but since Shiho was a TeenGenius she is already the leader in TheSyndicate\\\'s lab while Akemi is just a random member and local AntiVillain. In the anime, TheSyndicate asked Akemi to rob a bank in exchange for Shiho\\\'s freedom, and Conan actually begged her to not meet up with them. After incapacitating Conan, Akemi went anyway yo try free her little sister from said Syndicate. And they kill her. This causes a devastated Shiho to try betraying TheSyndicate and failing, then in a case of BetterToDieThanBeKilled she took a poison she developed before they came to execute her -- but instead of dying she suffered its other effect, which shrank her to the size of a six-year old child. Because of that, she was able to escape and eventually assume the identity of Ai Haibara. Her introductory case actually has her crying in Conan\\\'s arms and asking her why didn\\\'t he stop Akemi from going straight into her death.
** Many other dead little/older siblings appear in too many cases to list here. The most spectacular case is IllGirl Kaori Torakuro, the victim of a really cruel trap from her brother\\\'s BadBoss.
** A rather smart subversion happens later in the manga: Sara Masumi is the sister of Shuuichi Akai, who is presumed dead, and joins the cast in an attempt to find out what happened to her brother. Things is, Akai is atually FakingTheDead... under the identity of Subaru Okiya, the landlord of the Kudo mansion.
* \\\'\\\'[[EfATaleOfMemories Ef: A Tale Of Melodies]]\\\'\\\' has \\\'\\\'two\\\'\\\' dead little sisters, which gets milked for all the {{melodrama}} the makers can wring out of it.
* In \\\'\\\'Manga/FairyTail\\\'\\\', Mirajane and Elfman\\\'s dead little sister Lisanna had the opposite effect from usual: though it was pretty much literally Elfman\\\'s fault that she died (she tried to stop him from going on a bloodthirsty rampage when he was NotHimself), her death changed him from kind-hearted, shy, and wimpy to kind-hearted but loud and confrontational with a BigBrotherInstinct toward Mirajane, who herself was an aggressive {{Badass}} and became very loving and sweet. Lisanna\\\'s death also served to bring her siblings closer, rather than driving them apart. The anime moves this to further TearJerker territory as it expands on her background and death scene.
** Turns out [[spoiler:she just was teleported to another dimension and stayed there for the while. She\\\'s back into the group now.]]
* \\\'\\\'{{Trigun}}\\\'\\\' plays it oh-so-very-straight with Rem. Meryl Stryfe is the familiar MoralityPet because she looks a \\\'\\\'lot\\\'\\\' like her.
* \\\'\\\'Manga/{{Naruto}}\\\'\\\':
** Obito. Rin. Tobi. I think you can do the math.
* \\\'\\\'[[Anime/MobileSuitGundam00 Gundam 00]]\\\'\\\':
** Averted by the second Lockon Stratos, the original (and dead) one\\\'s twin brother Lyle. He does mourn everyone in his lost family, but he actually has decided to \\\'\\\'not\\\'\\\' take revenge and keep on with his life as much as he can. It doesn\\\'t help that he viewed himself as TheUnfavorite compared to his brother, who was TheAce.
* \\\'\\\'CrossGame\\\'\\\' has Wakaba as Aoba\\\'s dead older sister.
* \\\'\\\'Anime/YuGiOh\\\'\\\': Ryou Bakura had a little sister who died in a car wreck. She\\\'s never mentioned in the anime. Though he doesn\\\'t act all angsty because of it, he is shown writing her a letter. This might also explain his fondness for the Occult, which has a lot to do with communicating with and raising the dead.
* The occurrence of this trope is what starts off \\\'\\\'{{Arago}}\\\'\\\'.

* Kind of downplayed in \\\'\\\'Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion\\\'\\\': Touji Suzuhara\\\'s little sister was critically wounded in the first battle. Leads to tension with Shinji.
** More shocking: in the anime, after being recruited, he asks as a favor having his sister transferred to Nerv\\\'s hospital. In the manga, the Nerv use this to force him to pilot.
* In \\\'\\\'Anime/MawaruPenguindrum\\\'\\\', Momoka Oginome is the dead older sister to Ringo.
* Aside from being Chihaya\\\'s dead little Brother this trope is played straight as it gets in the anime version of \\\'\\\'[[Anime/TheIdolmaster THE iDOLM@STER]]\\\'\\\'.
* \\\'\\\'Anime/AngelBeats\\\'\\\':
** Also, there\\\'s Otonashi\\\'s sister Hatsune, who died of illness a short while before he did.

* Subverted and played straight in \\\'\\\'TenYoriMoHoshiYoriMo\\\'\\\'. First, Mio confronts Rei at school due to how similar she looks to the man who saved her last night and Rei tells her that she was aided by the ghost of her dead older brother Shou... but Rei \\\'\\\'is\\\'\\\' Shou, who is DisguisedInDrag for very complicated reasons. Later, the local {{Ojou}} Miyabi Fujiwara loses her older brother when the Fujiwaras get caught in the mix of LoveTriangle and power struggles between Mio, Shou, and Tadaomi.
* In \\\'\\\'LightNovel/SwordArtOnline\\\'\\\', Kirito gets one very early on. It\\\'s shown that after Sacchi\\\'s death, he refuses to party with almost any players until Asuna, and even refuses to let party members die outside of SAO, where death isn\\\'t permanent.

* \\\'\\\'Hotaru no Haka\\\'\\\' (aka \\\'\\\'Anime/GraveOfTheFireflies\\\'\\\') (1988). Except for the \\\"hero\\\" part; the character was just an ordinary boy named Seita, trying to take care of his kid sister Setsuko. When she dies, as pictured above, it\\\'s the beginning of the end of his own life. (There\\\'s also much more recent TV series based on the same novel.)
** It should be noted Nosaka, the original novelist, based much of it on his own wartime experiences, including the very real death of his own younger sister.
Changed line(s) 5 from:
* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \
to:
* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \\\"Ice Machine\\\" Jounouchi in \\\'\\\'KidouTenshiAngelicLayer\\\'\\\' continues to play Angelic Layer in honour of her Dead Little Sister, Rin. Like many things in \\\'\\\'Angelic Layer\\\'\\\', this wasn\\\'t in the manga at all.
** Very ironically, Sai\\\'s best friend Kaede \\\'\\\'becomes\\\'\\\' a Dead Older Sister to [[ChildProdigy Minoru]] in {{Chobits}}, who tries to \\\"replace\\\" her with his Persocon Yuzuki.
* \\\'\\\'FruitsBasket\\\'\\\' has several, to varying degrees. Hatsuharu and Hiro each feel that they failed to protect someone they loved (Rin and Kisa), though no one died. Averted with Tohru, whose mother died, because her warm personality is the point of the series.
** Tohru\\\'s mother Kyoko goes on a self-destructive and nearly suicidal streak after her husband Katsuya dies of illness, and only recovers after remembering she still has a daughter who needs her.
* \\\'\\\'MeineLiebe\\\'\\\' Orphereus has a case of an older dead sister that fits the trope, as does Ed\\\'s missing little sister although we do not know whether she is indeed dead.
* Doubly inverted in \\\'\\\'Manga/DetectiveConan\\\'\\\': Shiho Miyano is younger than her sister Akemi, but since Shiho was a TeenGenius she is already the leader in TheSyndicate\\\'s lab while Akemi is just a random member and local AntiVillain. In the anime, TheSyndicate asked Akemi to rob a bank in exchange for Shiho\\\'s freedom, and Conan actually begged her to not meet up with them. After incapacitating Conan, Akemi went anyway yo try free her little sister from said Syndicate. And they kill her. This causes a devastated Shiho to try betraying TheSyndicate and failing, then in a case of BetterToDieThanBeKilled she took a poison she developed before they came to execute her -- but instead of dying she suffered its other effect, which shrank her to the size of a six-year old child. Because of that, she was able to escape and eventually assume the identity of Ai Haibara. Her introductory case actually has her crying in Conan\\\'s arms and asking her why didn\\\'t he stop Akemi from going straight into her death.
** Many other dead little/older siblings appear in too many cases to list here. The most spectacular case is IllGirl Kaori Torakuro, the victim of a really cruel trap from her brother\\\'s BadBoss.
** A rather smart subversion happens later in the manga: Sara Masumi is the sister of Shuuichi Akai, who is presumed dead, and joins the cast in an attempt to find out what happened to her brother. Things is, Akai is atually FakingTheDead... under the identity of Subaru Okiya, the landlord of the Kudo mansion.
* \\\'\\\'[[EfATaleOfMemories Ef: A Tale Of Melodies]]\\\'\\\' has \\\'\\\'two\\\'\\\' dead little sisters, which gets milked for all the {{melodrama}} the makers can wring out of it.
* In \\\'\\\'Manga/FairyTail\\\'\\\', Mirajane and Elfman\\\'s dead little sister Lisanna had the opposite effect from usual: though it was pretty much literally Elfman\\\'s fault that she died (she tried to stop him from going on a bloodthirsty rampage when he was NotHimself), her death changed him from kind-hearted, shy, and wimpy to kind-hearted but loud and confrontational with a BigBrotherInstinct toward Mirajane, who herself was an aggressive {{Badass}} and became very loving and sweet. Lisanna\\\'s death also served to bring her siblings closer, rather than driving them apart. The anime moves this to further TearJerker territory as it expands on her background and death scene.
** Turns out [[spoiler:she just was teleported to another dimension and stayed there for the while. She\\\'s back into the group now.]]
* \\\'\\\'{{Trigun}}\\\'\\\' plays it oh-so-very-straight with Rem. Meryl Stryfe is the familiar MoralityPet because she looks a \\\'\\\'lot\\\'\\\' like her.
* \\\'\\\'Manga/{{Naruto}}\\\'\\\':
** Obito. Rin. Tobi. I think you can do the math.
* \\\'\\\'[[Anime/MobileSuitGundam00 Gundam 00]]\\\'\\\':
** Averted by the second Lockon Stratos, the original (and dead) one\\\'s twin brother Lyle. He does mourn everyone in his lost family, but he actually has decided to \\\'\\\'not\\\'\\\' take revenge and keep on with his life as much as he can. It doesn\\\'t help that he viewed himself as TheUnfavorite compared to his brother, who was TheAce.
* \\\'\\\'CrossGame\\\'\\\' has Wakaba as Aoba\\\'s dead older sister.
* \\\'\\\'Anime/YuGiOh\\\'\\\': Ryou Bakura had a little sister who died in a car wreck. She\\\'s never mentioned in the anime. Though he doesn\\\'t act all angsty because of it, he is shown writing her a letter. This might also explain his fondness for the Occult, which has a lot to do with communicating with and raising the dead.
* The occurrence of this trope is what starts off \\\'\\\'{{Arago}}\\\'\\\'.

* Kind of downplayed in \\\'\\\'Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion\\\'\\\': Touji Suzuhara\\\'s little sister was critically wounded in the first battle. Leads to tension with Shinji.
** More shocking: in the anime, after being recruited, he asks as a favor having his sister transferred to Nerv\\\'s hospital. In the manga, the Nerv use this to force him to pilot.
* In \\\'\\\'Anime/MawaruPenguindrum\\\'\\\', Momoka Oginome is the dead older sister to Ringo.
* Aside from being Chihaya\\\'s dead little Brother this trope is played straight as it gets in the anime version of \\\'\\\'[[Anime/The
Idolmaster THE iDOLM@STER]]\\\'\\\'.
* \\\'\\\'Anime/AngelBeats\\\'\\\':
** Also, there\\\'s Otonashi\\\'s sister Hatsune, who died of illness a short while before he did.

* Subverted and played straight in \\\'\\\'TenYoriMoHoshiYoriMo\\\'\\\'. First, Mio confronts Rei at school due to how similar she looks to the man who saved her last night and Rei tells her that she was aided by the ghost of her dead older brother Shou... but Rei \\\'\\\'is\\\'\\\' Shou, who is DisguisedInDrag for very complicated reasons. Later, the local {{Ojou}} Miyabi Fujiwara loses her older brother when the Fujiwaras get caught in the mix of LoveTriangle and power struggles between Mio, Shou, and Tadaomi.
* In \\\'\\\'LightNovel/SwordArtOnline\\\'\\\', Kirito gets one very early on. It\\\'s shown that after Sacchi\\\'s death, he refuses to party with almost any players until Asuna, and even refuses to let party members die outside of SAO, where death isn\\\'t permanent.
Changed line(s) 5 from:
* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \
to:
* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \\\"Ice Machine\\\" Jounouchi in \\\'\\\'KidouTenshiAngelicLayer\\\'\\\' continues to play Angelic Layer in honour of her Dead Little Sister, Rin. Like many things in \\\'\\\'Angelic Layer\\\'\\\', this wasn\\\'t in the manga at all.
** Very ironically, Sai\\\'s best friend Kaede \\\'\\\'becomes\\\'\\\' a Dead Older Sister to [[ChildProdigy Minoru]] in {{Chobits}}, who tries to \\\"replace\\\" her with his Persocon Yuzuki.
* \\\'\\\'FruitsBasket\\\'\\\' has several, to varying degrees. Hatsuharu and Hiro each feel that they failed to protect someone they loved (Rin and Kisa), though no one died. Averted with Tohru, whose mother died, because her warm personality is the point of the series.
** Tohru\\\'s mother Kyoko goes on a self-destructive and nearly suicidal streak after her husband Katsuya dies of illness, and only recovers after remembering she still has a daughter who needs her.
* \\\'\\\'MeineLiebe\\\'\\\' Orphereus has a case of an older dead sister that fits the trope, as does Ed\\\'s missing little sister although we do not know whether she is indeed dead.
* Doubly inverted in \\\'\\\'Manga/DetectiveConan\\\'\\\': Shiho Miyano is younger than her sister Akemi, but since Shiho was a TeenGenius she is already the leader in TheSyndicate\\\'s lab while Akemi is just a random member and local AntiVillain. In the anime, TheSyndicate asked Akemi to rob a bank in exchange for Shiho\\\'s freedom, and Conan actually begged her to not meet up with them. After incapacitating Conan, Akemi went anyway yo try free her little sister from said Syndicate. And they kill her. This causes a devastated Shiho to try betraying TheSyndicate and failing, then in a case of BetterToDieThanBeKilled she took a poison she developed before they came to execute her -- but instead of dying she suffered its other effect, which shrank her to the size of a six-year old child. Because of that, she was able to escape and eventually assume the identity of Ai Haibara. Her introductory case actually has her crying in Conan\\\'s arms and asking her why didn\\\'t he stop Akemi from going straight into her death.
** Many other dead little/older siblings appear in too many cases to list here. The most spectacular case is IllGirl Kaori Torakuro, the victim of a really cruel trap from her brother\\\'s BadBoss.
** A rather smart subversion happens later in the manga: Sara Masumi is the sister of Shuuichi Akai, who is presumed dead, and joins the cast in an attempt to find out what happened to her brother. Things is, Akai is atually FakingTheDead... under the identity of Subaru Okiya, the landlord of the Kudo mansion.
* \\\'\\\'[[EfATaleOfMemories Ef: A Tale Of Melodies]]\\\'\\\' has \\\'\\\'two\\\'\\\' dead little sisters, which gets milked for all the {{melodrama}} the makers can wring out of it.
* In \\\'\\\'Manga/FairyTail\\\'\\\', Mirajane and Elfman\\\'s dead little sister Lisanna had the opposite effect from usual: though it was pretty much literally Elfman\\\'s fault that she died (she tried to stop him from going on a bloodthirsty rampage when he was NotHimself), her death changed him from kind-hearted, shy, and wimpy to kind-hearted but loud and confrontational with a BigBrotherInstinct toward Mirajane, who herself was an aggressive {{Badass}} and became very loving and sweet. Lisanna\\\'s death also served to bring her siblings closer, rather than driving them apart. The anime moves this to further TearJerker territory as it expands on her background and death scene.
** Turns out [[spoiler:she just was teleported to another dimension and stayed there for the while. She\\\'s back into the group now.]]
* \\\'\\\'{{Trigun}}\\\'\\\' plays it oh-so-very-straight with Rem. Meryl Stryfe is the familiar MoralityPet because she looks a \\\'\\\'lot\\\'\\\' like her.
* \\\'\\\'Manga/{{Naruto}}\\\'\\\':
** Obito. Rin. Tobi. I think you can do the math.
* \\\'\\\'[[Anime/MobileSuitGundam00 Gundam 00]]\\\'\\\':
** Averted by the second Lockon Stratos, the original (and dead) one\\\'s twin brother Lyle. He does mourn everyone in his lost family, but he actually has decided to \\\'\\\'not\\\'\\\' take revenge and keep on with his life as much as he can. It doesn\\\'t help that he viewed himself as TheUnfavorite compared to his brother, who was TheAce.
* \\\'\\\'CrossGame\\\'\\\' has Wakaba as Aoba\\\'s dead older sister.
* \\\'\\\'Anime/YuGiOh\\\'\\\': Ryou Bakura had a little sister who died in a car wreck. She\\\'s never mentioned in the anime. Though he doesn\\\'t act all angsty because of it, he is shown writing her a letter. This might also explain his fondness for the Occult, which has a lot to do with communicating with and raising the dead.
* The occurrence of this trope is what starts off \\\'\\\'{{Arago}}\\\'\\\'.

* Kind of downplayed in \\\'\\\'Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion\\\'\\\': Touji Suzuhara\\\'s little sister was critically wounded in the first battle. Leads to tension with Shinji.
** More shocking: in the anime, after being recruited, he asks as a favor having his sister transferred to Nerv\\\'s hospital. In the manga, the Nerv use this to force him to pilot.
* In \\\'\\\'Anime/MawaruPenguindrum\\\'\\\', Momoka Oginome is the dead older sister to Ringo.
* Aside from being Chihaya\\\'s dead little Brother this trope is played straight as it gets in the anime version of \\\'\\\'[[Anime/The
Idolmaster THE iDOLM@STER]]\\\'\\\'.
* \\\'\\\'Anime/AngelBeats\\\'\\\':
** Also, there\\\'s Otonashi\\\'s sister Hatsune, who died of illness a short while before he did.

* Subverted and played straight in \\\'\\\'TenYoriMoHoshiYoriMo\\\'\\\'. First, Mio confronts Rei at school due to how similar she looks to the man who saved her last night and Rei tells her that she was aided by the ghost of her dead older brother Shou... but Rei \\\'\\\'is\\\'\\\' Shou, who is DisguisedInDrag for very complicated reasons. Later, the local {{Ojou}} Miyabi Fujiwara loses her older brother when the Fujiwaras get caught in the mix of LoveTriangle and power struggles between Mio, Shou, and Tadaomi.
Changed line(s) 5 from:
* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \
to:
* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \\\"Ice Machine\\\" Jounouchi in \\\'\\\'KidouTenshiAngelicLayer\\\'\\\' continues to play Angelic Layer in honour of her Dead Little Sister, Rin. Like many things in \\\'\\\'Angelic Layer\\\'\\\', this wasn\\\'t in the manga at all.
** Very ironically, Sai\\\'s best friend Kaede \\\'\\\'becomes\\\'\\\' a Dead Older Sister to [[ChildProdigy Minoru]] in {{Chobits}}, who tries to \\\"replace\\\" her with his Persocon Yuzuki.
* \\\'\\\'FruitsBasket\\\'\\\' has several, to varying degrees. Hatsuharu and Hiro each feel that they failed to protect someone they loved (Rin and Kisa), though no one died. Averted with Tohru, whose mother died, because her warm personality is the point of the series.
** Tohru\\\'s mother Kyoko goes on a self-destructive and nearly suicidal streak after her husband Katsuya dies of illness, and only recovers after remembering she still has a daughter who needs her.
* \\\'\\\'MeineLiebe\\\'\\\' Orphereus has a case of an older dead sister that fits the trope, as does Ed\\\'s missing little sister although we do not know whether she is indeed dead.
* Doubly inverted in \\\'\\\'Manga/DetectiveConan\\\'\\\': Shiho Miyano is younger than her sister Akemi, but since Shiho was a TeenGenius she is already the leader in TheSyndicate\\\'s lab while Akemi is just a random member and local AntiVillain. In the anime, TheSyndicate asked Akemi to rob a bank in exchange for Shiho\\\'s freedom, and Conan actually begged her to not meet up with them. After incapacitating Conan, Akemi went anyway yo try free her little sister from said Syndicate. And they kill her. This causes a devastated Shiho to try betraying TheSyndicate and failing, then in a case of BetterToDieThanBeKilled she took a poison she developed before they came to execute her -- but instead of dying she suffered its other effect, which shrank her to the size of a six-year old child. Because of that, she was able to escape and eventually assume the identity of Ai Haibara. Her introductory case actually has her crying in Conan\\\'s arms and asking her why didn\\\'t he stop Akemi from going straight into her death.
** Many other dead little/older siblings appear in too many cases to list here. The most spectacular case is IllGirl Kaori Torakuro, the victim of a really cruel trap from her brother\\\'s BadBoss.
** A rather smart subversion happens later in the manga: Sara Masumi is the sister of Shuuichi Akai, who is presumed dead, and joins the cast in an attempt to find out what happened to her brother. Things is, Akai is atually FakingTheDead... under the identity of Subaru Okiya, the landlord of the Kudo mansion.
* \\\'\\\'[[EfATaleOfMemories Ef: A Tale Of Melodies]]\\\'\\\' has \\\'\\\'two\\\'\\\' dead little sisters, which gets milked for all the {{melodrama}} the makers can wring out of it.
* In \\\'\\\'Manga/FairyTail\\\'\\\', Mirajane and Elfman\\\'s dead little sister Lisanna had the opposite effect from usual: though it was pretty much literally Elfman\\\'s fault that she died (she tried to stop him from going on a bloodthirsty rampage when he was NotHimself), her death changed him from kind-hearted, shy, and wimpy to kind-hearted but loud and confrontational with a BigBrotherInstinct toward Mirajane, who herself was an aggressive {{Badass}} and became very loving and sweet. Lisanna\\\'s death also served to bring her siblings closer, rather than driving them apart. The anime moves this to further TearJerker territory as it expands on her background and death scene.
** Turns out [[spoiler:she just was teleported to another dimension and stayed there for the while. She\\\'s back into the group now.]]
* \\\'\\\'{{Trigun}}\\\'\\\' plays it oh-so-very-straight with Rem. Meryl Stryfe is the familiar MoralityPet because she looks a \\\'\\\'lot\\\'\\\' like her.
* \\\'\\\'Manga/{{Naruto}}\\\'\\\':
** Obito. Rin. Tobi. I think you can do the math.
* \\\'\\\'[[Anime/MobileSuitGundam00 Gundam 00]]\\\'\\\':
** Averted by the second Lockon Stratos, the original (and dead) one\\\'s twin brother Lyle. He does mourn everyone in his lost family, but he actually has decided to \\\'\\\'not\\\'\\\' take revenge and keep on with his life as much as he can. It doesn\\\'t help that he viewed himself as TheUnfavorite compared to his brother, who was TheAce.
* \\\'\\\'CrossGame\\\'\\\' has Wakaba as Aoba\\\'s dead older sister.
* \\\'\\\'Anime/YuGiOh\\\'\\\': Ryou Bakura had a little sister who died in a car wreck. She\\\'s never mentioned in the anime. Though he doesn\\\'t act all angsty because of it, he is shown writing her a letter. This might also explain his fondness for the Occult, which has a lot to do with communicating with and raising the dead.
* The occurrence of this trope is what starts off \\\'\\\'{{Arago}}\\\'\\\'.

* Kind of downplayed in \\\'\\\'Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion\\\'\\\': Touji Suzuhara\\\'s little sister was critically wounded in the first battle. Leads to tension with Shinji.
** More shocking: in the anime, after being recruited, he asks as a favor having his sister transferred to Nerv\\\'s hospital. In the manga, the Nerv use this to force him to pilot.
* In \\\'\\\'Anime/MawaruPenguindrum\\\'\\\', Momoka Oginome is the dead older sister to Ringo.
* Aside from being Chihaya\\\'s dead little Brother this trope is played straight as it gets in the anime version of \\\'\\\'[[Anime/The
Idolmaster THE iDOLM@STER]]\\\'\\\'.
* \\\'\\\'Anime/AngelBeats\\\'\\\':
** Also, there\\\'s Otonashi\\\'s sister Hatsune, who died of illness a short while before he did.
Changed line(s) 5 from:
* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \
to:
* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \\\"Ice Machine\\\" Jounouchi in \\\'\\\'KidouTenshiAngelicLayer\\\'\\\' continues to play Angelic Layer in honour of her Dead Little Sister, Rin. Like many things in \\\'\\\'Angelic Layer\\\'\\\', this wasn\\\'t in the manga at all.
** Very ironically, Sai\\\'s best friend Kaede \\\'\\\'becomes\\\'\\\' a Dead Older Sister to [[ChildProdigy Minoru]] in {{Chobits}}, who tries to \\\"replace\\\" her with his Persocon Yuzuki.
* \\\'\\\'FruitsBasket\\\'\\\' has several, to varying degrees. Hatsuharu and Hiro each feel that they failed to protect someone they loved (Rin and Kisa), though no one died. Averted with Tohru, whose mother died, because her warm personality is the point of the series.
** Tohru\\\'s mother Kyoko goes on a self-destructive and nearly suicidal streak after her husband Katsuya dies of illness, and only recovers after remembering she still has a daughter who needs her.
* \\\'\\\'MeineLiebe\\\'\\\' Orphereus has a case of an older dead sister that fits the trope, as does Ed\\\'s missing little sister although we do not know whether she is indeed dead.
* Doubly inverted in \\\'\\\'Manga/DetectiveConan\\\'\\\': Shiho Miyano is younger than her sister Akemi, but since Shiho was a TeenGenius she is already the leader in TheSyndicate\\\'s lab while Akemi is just a random member and local AntiVillain. In the anime, TheSyndicate asked Akemi to rob a bank in exchange for Shiho\\\'s freedom, and Conan actually begged her to not meet up with them. After incapacitating Conan, Akemi went anyway yo try free her little sister from said Syndicate. And they kill her. This causes a devastated Shiho to try betraying TheSyndicate and failing, then in a case of BetterToDieThanBeKilled she took a poison she developed before they came to execute her -- but instead of dying she suffered its other effect, which shrank her to the size of a six-year old child. Because of that, she was able to escape and eventually assume the identity of Ai Haibara. Her introductory case actually has her crying in Conan\\\'s arms and asking her why didn\\\'t he stop Akemi from going straight into her death.
** Many other dead little/older siblings appear in too many cases to list here. The most spectacular case is IllGirl Kaori Torakuro, the victim of a really cruel trap from her brother\\\'s BadBoss.
** A rather smart subversion happens later in the manga: Sara Masumi is the sister of Shuuichi Akai, who is presumed dead, and joins the cast in an attempt to find out what happened to her brother. Things is, Akai is atually FakingTheDead... under the identity of Subaru Okiya, the landlord of the Kudo mansion.
* \\\'\\\'[[EfATaleOfMemories Ef: A Tale Of Melodies]]\\\'\\\' has \\\'\\\'two\\\'\\\' dead little sisters, which gets milked for all the {{melodrama}} the makers can wring out of it.
* In \\\'\\\'Manga/FairyTail\\\'\\\', Mirajane and Elfman\\\'s dead little sister Lisanna had the opposite effect from usual: though it was pretty much literally Elfman\\\'s fault that she died (she tried to stop him from going on a bloodthirsty rampage when he was NotHimself), her death changed him from kind-hearted, shy, and wimpy to kind-hearted but loud and confrontational with a BigBrotherInstinct toward Mirajane, who herself was an aggressive {{Badass}} and became very loving and sweet. Lisanna\\\'s death also served to bring her siblings closer, rather than driving them apart. The anime moves this to further TearJerker territory as it expands on her background and death scene.
** Turns out [[spoiler:she just was teleported to another dimension and stayed there for the while. She\\\'s back into the group now.]]
* \\\'\\\'{{Trigun}}\\\'\\\' plays it oh-so-very-straight with Rem. Meryl Stryfe is the familiar MoralityPet because she looks a \\\'\\\'lot\\\'\\\' like her.
* \\\'\\\'Manga/{{Naruto}}\\\'\\\':
** Obito. Rin. Tobi. I think you can do the math.
* \\\'\\\'[[Anime/MobileSuitGundam00 Gundam 00]]\\\'\\\':
** Averted by the second Lockon Stratos, the original (and dead) one\\\'s twin brother Lyle. He does mourn everyone in his lost family, but he actually has decided to \\\'\\\'not\\\'\\\' take revenge and keep on with his life as much as he can. It doesn\\\'t help that he viewed himself as TheUnfavorite compared to his brother, who was TheAce.
* \\\'\\\'CrossGame\\\'\\\' has Wakaba as Aoba\\\'s dead older sister.
* \\\'\\\'Anime/YuGiOh\\\'\\\': Ryou Bakura had a little sister who died in a car wreck. She\\\'s never mentioned in the anime. Though he doesn\\\'t act all angsty because of it, he is shown writing her a letter. This might also explain his fondness for the Occult, which has a lot to do with communicating with and raising the dead.
* The occurrence of this trope is what starts off \\\'\\\'{{Arago}}\\\'\\\'.

* Kind of downplayed in \\\'\\\'Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion\\\'\\\': Touji Suzuhara\\\'s little sister was critically wounded in the first battle. Leads to tension with Shinji.
** More shocking: in the anime, after being recruited, he asks as a favor having his sister transferred to Nerv\\\'s hospital. In the manga, the Nerv use this to force him to pilot.
* In \\\'\\\'Anime/MawaruPenguindrum\\\'\\\', Momoka Oginome is the dead older sister to Ringo.
* Aside from being Chihaya\\\'s dead little Brother this trope is played straight as it gets in the anime version of \\\'\\\'[[Anime/TheIdolmaster THE iDOLM@STER]]\\\'\\\'.
Changed line(s) 5 from:
* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \
to:
* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \\\"Ice Machine\\\" Jounouchi in \\\'\\\'KidouTenshiAngelicLayer\\\'\\\' continues to play Angelic Layer in honour of her Dead Little Sister, Rin. Like many things in \\\'\\\'Angelic Layer\\\'\\\', this wasn\\\'t in the manga at all.
** Very ironically, Sai\\\'s best friend Kaede \\\'\\\'becomes\\\'\\\' a Dead Older Sister to [[ChildProdigy Minoru]] in {{Chobits}}, who tries to \\\"replace\\\" her with his Persocon Yuzuki.
* \\\'\\\'FruitsBasket\\\'\\\' has several, to varying degrees. Hatsuharu and Hiro each feel that they failed to protect someone they loved (Rin and Kisa), though no one died. Averted with Tohru, whose mother died, because her warm personality is the point of the series.
** Tohru\\\'s mother Kyoko goes on a self-destructive and nearly suicidal streak after her husband Katsuya dies of illness, and only recovers after remembering she still has a daughter who needs her.
* \\\'\\\'MeineLiebe\\\'\\\' Orphereus has a case of an older dead sister that fits the trope, as does Ed\\\'s missing little sister although we do not know whether she is indeed dead.
* Doubly inverted in \\\'\\\'Manga/DetectiveConan\\\'\\\': Shiho Miyano is younger than her sister Akemi, but since Shiho was a TeenGenius she is already the leader in TheSyndicate\\\'s lab while Akemi is just a random member and local AntiVillain. In the anime, TheSyndicate asked Akemi to rob a bank in exchange for Shiho\\\'s freedom, and Conan actually begged her to not meet up with them. After incapacitating Conan, Akemi went anyway yo try free her little sister from said Syndicate. And they kill her. This causes a devastated Shiho to try betraying TheSyndicate and failing, then in a case of BetterToDieThanBeKilled she took a poison she developed before they came to execute her -- but instead of dying she suffered its other effect, which shrank her to the size of a six-year old child. Because of that, she was able to escape and eventually assume the identity of Ai Haibara. Her introductory case actually has her crying in Conan\\\'s arms and asking her why didn\\\'t he stop Akemi from going straight into her death.
** Many other dead little/older siblings appear in too many cases to list here. The most spectacular case is IllGirl Kaori Torakuro, the victim of a really cruel trap from her brother\\\'s BadBoss.
** A rather smart subversion happens later in the manga: Sara Masumi is the sister of Shuuichi Akai, who is presumed dead, and joins the cast in an attempt to find out what happened to her brother. Things is, Akai is atually FakingTheDead... under the identity of Subaru Okiya, the landlord of the Kudo mansion.
* \\\'\\\'[[EfATaleOfMemories Ef: A Tale Of Melodies]]\\\'\\\' has \\\'\\\'two\\\'\\\' dead little sisters, which gets milked for all the {{melodrama}} the makers can wring out of it.
* In \\\'\\\'Manga/FairyTail\\\'\\\', Mirajane and Elfman\\\'s dead little sister Lisanna had the opposite effect from usual: though it was pretty much literally Elfman\\\'s fault that she died (she tried to stop him from going on a bloodthirsty rampage when he was NotHimself), her death changed him from kind-hearted, shy, and wimpy to kind-hearted but loud and confrontational with a BigBrotherInstinct toward Mirajane, who herself was an aggressive {{Badass}} and became very loving and sweet. Lisanna\\\'s death also served to bring her siblings closer, rather than driving them apart. The anime moves this to further TearJerker territory as it expands on her background and death scene.
** Turns out [[spoiler:she just was teleported to another dimension and stayed there for the while. She\\\'s back into the group now.]]
* \\\'\\\'{{Trigun}}\\\'\\\' plays it oh-so-very-straight with Rem. Meryl Stryfe is the familiar MoralityPet because she looks a \\\'\\\'lot\\\'\\\' like her.
* \\\'\\\'Manga/{{Naruto}}\\\'\\\':
** Obito. Rin. Tobi. I think you can do the math.
* \\\'\\\'[[Anime/MobileSuitGundam00 Gundam 00]]\\\'\\\':
** Averted by the second Lockon Stratos, the original (and dead) one\\\'s twin brother Lyle. He does mourn everyone in his lost family, but he actually has decided to \\\'\\\'not\\\'\\\' take revenge and keep on with his life as much as he can. It doesn\\\'t help that he viewed himself as TheUnfavorite compared to his brother, who was TheAce.
* \\\'\\\'CrossGame\\\'\\\' has Wakaba as Aoba\\\'s dead older sister.
* \\\'\\\'Anime/YuGiOh\\\'\\\': Ryou Bakura had a little sister who died in a car wreck. She\\\'s never mentioned in the anime. Though he doesn\\\'t act all angsty because of it, he is shown writing her a letter. This might also explain his fondness for the Occult, which has a lot to do with communicating with and raising the dead.
* The occurrence of this trope is what starts off \\\'\\\'{{Arago}}\\\'\\\'.
Changed line(s) 5 from:
* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \
to:
* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \\\"Ice Machine\\\" Jounouchi in \\\'\\\'KidouTenshiAngelicLayer\\\'\\\' continues to play Angelic Layer in honour of her Dead Little Sister, Rin. Like many things in \\\'\\\'Angelic Layer\\\'\\\', this wasn\\\'t in the manga at all.
** Very ironically, Sai\\\'s best friend Kaede \\\'\\\'becomes\\\'\\\' a Dead Older Sister to [[ChildProdigy Minoru]] in {{Chobits}}, who tries to \\\"replace\\\" her with his Persocon Yuzuki.
* \\\'\\\'FruitsBasket\\\'\\\' has several, to varying degrees. Hatsuharu and Hiro each feel that they failed to protect someone they loved (Rin and Kisa), though no one died. Averted with Tohru, whose mother died, because her warm personality is the point of the series.
** Tohru\\\'s mother Kyoko goes on a self-destructive and nearly suicidal streak after her husband Katsuya dies of illness, and only recovers after remembering she still has a daughter who needs her.
* \\\'\\\'MeineLiebe\\\'\\\' Orphereus has a case of an older dead sister that fits the trope, as does Ed\\\'s missing little sister although we do not know whether she is indeed dead.
* Doubly inverted in \\\'\\\'Manga/DetectiveConan\\\'\\\': Shiho Miyano is younger than her sister Akemi, but since Shiho was a TeenGenius she is already the leader in TheSyndicate\\\'s lab while Akemi is just a random member and local AntiVillain. In the anime, TheSyndicate asked Akemi to rob a bank in exchange for Shiho\\\'s freedom, and Conan actually begged her to not meet up with them. After incapacitating Conan, Akemi went anyway yo try free her little sister from said Syndicate. And they kill her. This causes a devastated Shiho to try betraying TheSyndicate and failing, then in a case of BetterToDieThanBeKilled she took a poison she developed before they came to execute her -- but instead of dying she suffered its other effect, which shrank her to the size of a six-year old child. Because of that, she was able to escape and eventually assume the identity of Ai Haibara. Her introductory case actually has her crying in Conan\\\'s arms and asking her why didn\\\'t he stop Akemi from going straight into her death.
** Many other dead little/older siblings appear in too many cases to list here. The most spectacular case is IllGirl Kaori Torakuro, the victim of a really cruel trap from her brother\\\'s BadBoss.
** A rather smart subversion happens later in the manga: Sara Masumi is the sister of Shuuichi Akai, who is presumed dead, and joins the cast in an attempt to find out what happened to her brother. Things is, Akai is atually FakingTheDead... under the identity of Subaru Okiya, the landlord of the Kudo mansion.
* \\\'\\\'[[EfATaleOfMemories Ef: A Tale Of Melodies]]\\\'\\\' has \\\'\\\'two\\\'\\\' dead little sisters, which gets milked for all the {{melodrama}} the makers can wring out of it.
* In \\\'\\\'Manga/FairyTail\\\'\\\', Mirajane and Elfman\\\'s dead little sister Lisanna had the opposite effect from usual: though it was pretty much literally Elfman\\\'s fault that she died (she tried to stop him from going on a bloodthirsty rampage when he was NotHimself), her death changed him from kind-hearted, shy, and wimpy to kind-hearted but loud and confrontational with a BigBrotherInstinct toward Mirajane, who herself was an aggressive {{Badass}} and became very loving and sweet. Lisanna\\\'s death also served to bring her siblings closer, rather than driving them apart. The anime moves this to further TearJerker territory as it expands on her background and death scene.
** Turns out [[spoiler:she just was teleported to another dimension and stayed there for the while. She\\\'s back into the group now.]]
* \\\'\\\'{{Trigun}}\\\'\\\' plays it oh-so-very-straight with Rem. Meryl Stryfe is the familiar MoralityPet because she looks a \\\'\\\'lot\\\'\\\' like her.
* \\\'\\\'Manga/{{Naruto}}\\\'\\\':
** Obito. Rin. Tobi. I think you can do the math.
* \\\'\\\'[[Anime/MobileSuitGundam00 Gundam 00]]\\\'\\\':
** Averted by the second Lockon Stratos, the original (and dead) one\\\'s twin brother Lyle. He does mourn everyone in his lost family, but he actually has decided to \\\'\\\'not\\\'\\\' take revenge and keep on with his life as much as he can. It doesn\\\'t help that he viewed himself as TheUnfavorite compared to his brother, who was TheAce.
* \\\'\\\'CrossGame\\\'\\\' has Wakaba as Aoba\\\'s dead older sister.
* \\\'\\\'Anime/YuGiOh\\\'\\\': Ryou Bakura had a little sister who died in a car wreck. She\\\'s never mentioned in the anime. Though he doesn\\\'t act all angsty because of it, he is shown writing her a letter. This might also explain his fondness for the Occult, which has a lot to do with communicating with and raising the dead.
Changed line(s) 5 from:
* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \
to:
* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \\\"Ice Machine\\\" Jounouchi in \\\'\\\'KidouTenshiAngelicLayer\\\'\\\' continues to play Angelic Layer in honour of her Dead Little Sister, Rin. Like many things in \\\'\\\'Angelic Layer\\\'\\\', this wasn\\\'t in the manga at all.
** Very ironically, Sai\\\'s best friend Kaede \\\'\\\'becomes\\\'\\\' a Dead Older Sister to [[ChildProdigy Minoru]] in {{Chobits}}, who tries to \\\"replace\\\" her with his Persocon Yuzuki.
* \\\'\\\'FruitsBasket\\\'\\\' has several, to varying degrees. Hatsuharu and Hiro each feel that they failed to protect someone they loved (Rin and Kisa), though no one died. Averted with Tohru, whose mother died, because her warm personality is the point of the series.
** Tohru\\\'s mother Kyoko goes on a self-destructive and nearly suicidal streak after her husband Katsuya dies of illness, and only recovers after remembering she still has a daughter who needs her.
* \\\'\\\'MeineLiebe\\\'\\\' Orphereus has a case of an older dead sister that fits the trope, as does Ed\\\'s missing little sister although we do not know whether she is indeed dead.
* Doubly inverted in \\\'\\\'Manga/DetectiveConan\\\'\\\': Shiho Miyano is younger than her sister Akemi, but since Shiho was a TeenGenius she is already the leader in TheSyndicate\\\'s lab while Akemi is just a random member and local AntiVillain. In the anime, TheSyndicate asked Akemi to rob a bank in exchange for Shiho\\\'s freedom, and Conan actually begged her to not meet up with them. After incapacitating Conan, Akemi went anyway yo try free her little sister from said Syndicate. And they kill her. This causes a devastated Shiho to try betraying TheSyndicate and failing, then in a case of BetterToDieThanBeKilled she took a poison she developed before they came to execute her -- but instead of dying she suffered its other effect, which shrank her to the size of a six-year old child. Because of that, she was able to escape and eventually assume the identity of Ai Haibara. Her introductory case actually has her crying in Conan\\\'s arms and asking her why didn\\\'t he stop Akemi from going straight into her death.
** Many other dead little/older siblings appear in too many cases to list here. The most spectacular case is IllGirl Kaori Torakuro, the victim of a really cruel trap from her brother\\\'s BadBoss.
** A rather smart subversion happens later in the manga: Sara Masumi is the sister of Shuuichi Akai, who is presumed dead, and joins the cast in an attempt to find out what happened to her brother. Things is, Akai is atually FakingTheDead... under the identity of Subaru Okiya, the landlord of the Kudo mansion.
* \\\'\\\'[[EfATaleOfMemories Ef: A Tale Of Melodies]]\\\'\\\' has \\\'\\\'two\\\'\\\' dead little sisters, which gets milked for all the {{melodrama}} the makers can wring out of it.
* In \\\'\\\'Manga/FairyTail\\\'\\\', Mirajane and Elfman\\\'s dead little sister Lisanna had the opposite effect from usual: though it was pretty much literally Elfman\\\'s fault that she died (she tried to stop him from going on a bloodthirsty rampage when he was NotHimself), her death changed him from kind-hearted, shy, and wimpy to kind-hearted but loud and confrontational with a BigBrotherInstinct toward Mirajane, who herself was an aggressive {{Badass}} and became very loving and sweet. Lisanna\\\'s death also served to bring her siblings closer, rather than driving them apart. The anime moves this to further TearJerker territory as it expands on her background and death scene.
** Turns out [[spoiler:she just was teleported to another dimension and stayed there for the while. She\\\'s back into the group now.]]
* \\\'\\\'{{Trigun}}\\\'\\\' plays it oh-so-very-straight with Rem. Meryl Stryfe is the familiar MoralityPet because she looks a \\\'\\\'lot\\\'\\\' like her.
* \\\'\\\'Manga/{{Naruto}}\\\'\\\':
** Obito. Rin. Tobi. I think you can do the math.
* \\\'\\\'[[Anime/MobileSuitGundam00 Gundam 00]]\\\'\\\':
** Averted by the second Lockon Stratos, the original (and dead) one\\\'s twin brother Lyle. He does mourn everyone in his lost family, but he actually has decided to \\\'\\\'not\\\'\\\' take revenge and keep on with his life as much as he can. It doesn\\\'t help that he viewed himself as TheUnfavorite compared to his brother, who was TheAce.
* \\\'\\\'CrossGame\\\'\\\' has Wakaba as Aoba\\\'s dead older sister.
Changed line(s) 5 from:
* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \
to:
* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \\\"Ice Machine\\\" Jounouchi in \\\'\\\'KidouTenshiAngelicLayer\\\'\\\' continues to play Angelic Layer in honour of her Dead Little Sister, Rin. Like many things in \\\'\\\'Angelic Layer\\\'\\\', this wasn\\\'t in the manga at all.
** Very ironically, Sai\\\'s best friend Kaede \\\'\\\'becomes\\\'\\\' a Dead Older Sister to [[ChildProdigy Minoru]] in {{Chobits}}, who tries to \\\"replace\\\" her with his Persocon Yuzuki.
* \\\'\\\'FruitsBasket\\\'\\\' has several, to varying degrees. Hatsuharu and Hiro each feel that they failed to protect someone they loved (Rin and Kisa), though no one died. Averted with Tohru, whose mother died, because her warm personality is the point of the series.
** Tohru\\\'s mother Kyoko goes on a self-destructive and nearly suicidal streak after her husband Katsuya dies of illness, and only recovers after remembering she still has a daughter who needs her.
* \\\'\\\'MeineLiebe\\\'\\\' Orphereus has a case of an older dead sister that fits the trope, as does Ed\\\'s missing little sister although we do not know whether she is indeed dead.
* Doubly inverted in \\\'\\\'Manga/DetectiveConan\\\'\\\': Shiho Miyano is younger than her sister Akemi, but since Shiho was a TeenGenius she is already the leader in TheSyndicate\\\'s lab while Akemi is just a random member and local AntiVillain. In the anime, TheSyndicate asked Akemi to rob a bank in exchange for Shiho\\\'s freedom, and Conan actually begged her to not meet up with them. After incapacitating Conan, Akemi went anyway yo try free her little sister from said Syndicate. And they kill her. This causes a devastated Shiho to try betraying TheSyndicate and failing, then in a case of BetterToDieThanBeKilled she took a poison she developed before they came to execute her -- but instead of dying she suffered its other effect, which shrank her to the size of a six-year old child. Because of that, she was able to escape and eventually assume the identity of Ai Haibara. Her introductory case actually has her crying in Conan\\\'s arms and asking her why didn\\\'t he stop Akemi from going straight into her death.
** Many other dead little/older siblings appear in too many cases to list here. The most spectacular case is IllGirl Kaori Torakuro, the victim of a really cruel trap from her brother\\\'s BadBoss.
** A rather smart subversion happens later in the manga: Sara Masumi is the sister of Shuuichi Akai, who is presumed dead, and joins the cast in an attempt to find out what happened to her brother. Things is, Akai is atually FakingTheDead... under the identity of Subaru Okiya, the landlord of the Kudo mansion.
* \\\'\\\'[[EfATaleOfMemories Ef: A Tale Of Melodies]]\\\'\\\' has \\\'\\\'two\\\'\\\' dead little sisters, which gets milked for all the {{melodrama}} the makers can wring out of it.
* In \\\'\\\'Manga/FairyTail\\\'\\\', Mirajane and Elfman\\\'s dead little sister Lisanna had the opposite effect from usual: though it was pretty much literally Elfman\\\'s fault that she died (she tried to stop him from going on a bloodthirsty rampage when he was NotHimself), her death changed him from kind-hearted, shy, and wimpy to kind-hearted but loud and confrontational with a BigBrotherInstinct toward Mirajane, who herself was an aggressive {{Badass}} and became very loving and sweet. Lisanna\\\'s death also served to bring her siblings closer, rather than driving them apart. The anime moves this to further TearJerker territory as it expands on her background and death scene.
** Turns out [[spoiler:she just was teleported to another dimension and stayed there for the while. She\\\'s back into the group now.]]
* \\\'\\\'{{Trigun}}\\\'\\\' plays it oh-so-very-straight with Rem. Meryl Stryfe is the familiar MoralityPet because she looks a \\\'\\\'lot\\\'\\\' like her.
* \\\'\\\'Manga/{{Naruto}}\\\'\\\':
** Obito. Rin. Tobi. I think you can do the math.
* \\\'\\\'[[Anime/MobileSuitGundam00 Gundam 00]]\\\'\\\':
** Averted by the second Lockon Stratos, the original (and dead) one\\\'s twin brother Lyle. He does mourn everyone in his lost family, but he actually has decided to \\\'\\\'not\\\'\\\' take revenge and keep on with his life as much as he can. It doesn\\\'t help that he viewed himself as TheUnfavorite compared to his brother, who was TheAce.
Changed line(s) 5 from:
* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \
to:
* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \\\"Ice Machine\\\" Jounouchi in \\\'\\\'KidouTenshiAngelicLayer\\\'\\\' continues to play Angelic Layer in honour of her Dead Little Sister, Rin. Like many things in \\\'\\\'Angelic Layer\\\'\\\', this wasn\\\'t in the manga at all.
** Very ironically, Sai\\\'s best friend Kaede \\\'\\\'becomes\\\'\\\' a Dead Older Sister to [[ChildProdigy Minoru]] in {{Chobits}}, who tries to \\\"replace\\\" her with his Persocon Yuzuki.
* \\\'\\\'FruitsBasket\\\'\\\' has several, to varying degrees. Hatsuharu and Hiro each feel that they failed to protect someone they loved (Rin and Kisa), though no one died. Averted with Tohru, whose mother died, because her warm personality is the point of the series.
** Tohru\\\'s mother Kyoko goes on a self-destructive and nearly suicidal streak after her husband Katsuya dies of illness, and only recovers after remembering she still has a daughter who needs her.
* \\\'\\\'MeineLiebe\\\'\\\' Orphereus has a case of an older dead sister that fits the trope, as does Ed\\\'s missing little sister although we do not know whether she is indeed dead.
* Doubly inverted in \\\'\\\'Manga/DetectiveConan\\\'\\\': Shiho Miyano is younger than her sister Akemi, but since Shiho was a TeenGenius she is already the leader in TheSyndicate\\\'s lab while Akemi is just a random member and local AntiVillain. In the anime, TheSyndicate asked Akemi to rob a bank in exchange for Shiho\\\'s freedom, and Conan actually begged her to not meet up with them. After incapacitating Conan, Akemi went anyway yo try free her little sister from said Syndicate. And they kill her. This causes a devastated Shiho to try betraying TheSyndicate and failing, then in a case of BetterToDieThanBeKilled she took a poison she developed before they came to execute her -- but instead of dying she suffered its other effect, which shrank her to the size of a six-year old child. Because of that, she was able to escape and eventually assume the identity of Ai Haibara. Her introductory case actually has her crying in Conan\\\'s arms and asking her why didn\\\'t he stop Akemi from going straight into her death.
** Many other dead little/older siblings appear in too many cases to list here. The most spectacular case is IllGirl Kaori Torakuro, the victim of a really cruel trap from her brother\\\'s BadBoss.
** A rather smart subversion happens later in the manga: Sara Masumi is the sister of Shuuichi Akai, who is presumed dead, and joins the cast in an attempt to find out what happened to her brother. Things is, Akai is atually FakingTheDead... under the identity of Subaru Okiya, the landlord of the Kudo mansion.
* \\\'\\\'[[EfATaleOfMemories Ef: A Tale Of Melodies]]\\\'\\\' has \\\'\\\'two\\\'\\\' dead little sisters, which gets milked for all the {{melodrama}} the makers can wring out of it.
* In \\\'\\\'Manga/FairyTail\\\'\\\', Mirajane and Elfman\\\'s dead little sister Lisanna had the opposite effect from usual: though it was pretty much literally Elfman\\\'s fault that she died (she tried to stop him from going on a bloodthirsty rampage when he was NotHimself), her death changed him from kind-hearted, shy, and wimpy to kind-hearted but loud and confrontational with a BigBrotherInstinct toward Mirajane, who herself was an aggressive {{Badass}} and became very loving and sweet. Lisanna\\\'s death also served to bring her siblings closer, rather than driving them apart. The anime moves this to further TearJerker territory as it expands on her background and death scene.
** Turns out [[spoiler:she just was teleported to another dimension and stayed there for the while. She\\\'s back into the group now.]]
* \\\'\\\'{{Trigun}}\\\'\\\' plays it oh-so-very-straight with Rem. Meryl Stryfe is the familiar MoralityPet because she looks a \\\'\\\'lot\\\'\\\' like her.
\\\'\\\'Manga/{{Naruto}}\\\'\\\':
** Obito. Rin. Tobi. I think you can do the math.
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* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \\\"Ice Machine\\\" Jounouchi in \\\'\\\'KidouTenshiAngelicLayer\\\'\\\' continues to play Angelic Layer in honour of her Dead Little Sister, Rin. Like many things in \\\'\\\'Angelic Layer\\\'\\\', this wasn\\\'t in the manga at all.
** Very ironically, Sai\\\'s best friend Kaede \\\'\\\'becomes\\\'\\\' a Dead Older Sister to [[ChildProdigy Minoru]] in {{Chobits}}, who tries to \\\"replace\\\" her with his Persocon Yuzuki.
* \\\'\\\'FruitsBasket\\\'\\\' has several, to varying degrees. Hatsuharu and Hiro each feel that they failed to protect someone they loved (Rin and Kisa), though no one died. Averted with Tohru, whose mother died, because her warm personality is the point of the series.
** Tohru\\\'s mother Kyoko goes on a self-destructive and nearly suicidal streak after her husband Katsuya dies of illness, and only recovers after remembering she still has a daughter who needs her.
* \\\'\\\'MeineLiebe\\\'\\\' Orphereus has a case of an older dead sister that fits the trope, as does Ed\\\'s missing little sister although we do not know whether she is indeed dead.
* Doubly inverted in \\\'\\\'Manga/DetectiveConan\\\'\\\': Shiho Miyano is younger than her sister Akemi, but since Shiho was a TeenGenius she is already the leader in TheSyndicate\\\'s lab while Akemi is just a random member and local AntiVillain. In the anime, TheSyndicate asked Akemi to rob a bank in exchange for Shiho\\\'s freedom, and Conan actually begged her to not meet up with them. After incapacitating Conan, Akemi went anyway yo try free her little sister from said Syndicate. And they kill her. This causes a devastated Shiho to try betraying TheSyndicate and failing, then in a case of BetterToDieThanBeKilled she took a poison she developed before they came to execute her -- but instead of dying she suffered its other effect, which shrank her to the size of a six-year old child. Because of that, she was able to escape and eventually assume the identity of Ai Haibara. Her introductory case actually has her crying in Conan\\\'s arms and asking her why didn\\\'t he stop Akemi from going straight into her death.
** Many other dead little/older siblings appear in too many cases to list here. The most spectacular case is IllGirl Kaori Torakuro, the victim of a really cruel trap from her brother\\\'s BadBoss.
** A rather smart subversion happens later in the manga: Sara Masumi is the sister of Shuuichi Akai, who is presumed dead, and joins the cast in an attempt to find out what happened to her brother. Things is, Akai is atually FakingTheDead... under the identity of Subaru Okiya, the landlord of the Kudo mansion.
* \\\'\\\'[[EfATaleOfMemories Ef: A Tale Of Melodies]]\\\'\\\' has \\\'\\\'two\\\'\\\' dead little sisters, which gets milked for all the {{melodrama}} the makers can wring out of it.
* In \\\'\\\'Manga/FairyTail\\\'\\\', Mirajane and Elfman\\\'s dead little sister Lisanna had the opposite effect from usual: though it was pretty much literally Elfman\\\'s fault that she died (she tried to stop him from going on a bloodthirsty rampage when he was NotHimself), her death changed him from kind-hearted, shy, and wimpy to kind-hearted but loud and confrontational with a BigBrotherInstinct toward Mirajane, who herself was an aggressive {{Badass}} and became very loving and sweet. Lisanna\\\'s death also served to bring her siblings closer, rather than driving them apart. The anime moves this to further TearJerker territory as it expands on her background and death scene.
** Turns out [[spoiler:she just was teleported to another dimension and stayed there for the while. She\\\'s back into the group now.]]
* \\\'\\\'{{Trigun}}\\\'\\\' plays it oh-so-very-straight with Rem. Meryl Stryfe is the familiar MoralityPet because she looks a \\\'\\\'lot\\\'\\\' like her.
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* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \\\"Ice Machine\\\" Jounouchi in \\\'\\\'KidouTenshiAngelicLayer\\\'\\\' continues to play Angelic Layer in honour of her Dead Little Sister, Rin. Like many things in \\\'\\\'Angelic Layer\\\'\\\', this wasn\\\'t in the manga at all.
** Very ironically, Sai\\\'s best friend Kaede \\\'\\\'becomes\\\'\\\' a Dead Older Sister to [[ChildProdigy Minoru]] in {{Chobits}}, who tries to \\\"replace\\\" her with his Persocon Yuzuki.
* \\\'\\\'FruitsBasket\\\'\\\' has several, to varying degrees. Hatsuharu and Hiro each feel that they failed to protect someone they loved (Rin and Kisa), though no one died. Averted with Tohru, whose mother died, because her warm personality is the point of the series.
** Tohru\\\'s mother Kyoko goes on a self-destructive and nearly suicidal streak after her husband Katsuya dies of illness, and only recovers after remembering she still has a daughter who needs her.
* \\\'\\\'MeineLiebe\\\'\\\' Orphereus has a case of an older dead sister that fits the trope, as does Ed\\\'s missing little sister although we do not know whether she is indeed dead.
* Doubly inverted in \\\'\\\'Manga/DetectiveConan\\\'\\\': Shiho Miyano is younger than her sister Akemi, but since Shiho was a TeenGenius she is already the leader in TheSyndicate\\\'s lab while Akemi is just a random member and local AntiVillain. In the anime, TheSyndicate asked Akemi to rob a bank in exchange for Shiho\\\'s freedom, and Conan actually begged her to not meet up with them. After incapacitating Conan, Akemi went anyway yo try free her little sister from said Syndicate. And they kill her. This causes a devastated Shiho to try betraying TheSyndicate and failing, then in a case of BetterToDieThanBeKilled she took a poison she developed before they came to execute her -- but instead of dying she suffered its other effect, which shrank her to the size of a six-year old child. Because of that, she was able to escape and eventually assume the identity of Ai Haibara. Her introductory case actually has her crying in Conan\\\'s arms and asking her why didn\\\'t he stop Akemi from going straight into her death.
** Many other dead little/older siblings appear in too many cases to list here. The most spectacular case is IllGirl Kaori Torakuro, the victim of a really cruel trap from her brother\\\'s BadBoss.
** A rather smart subversion happens later in the manga: Sara Masumi is the sister of Shuuichi Akai, who is presumed dead, and joins the cast in an attempt to find out what happened to her brother. Things is, Akai is atually FakingTheDead... under the identity of Subaru Okiya, the landlord of the Kudo mansion.
* \\\'\\\'[[EfATaleOfMemories Ef: A Tale Of Melodies]]\\\'\\\' has \\\'\\\'two\\\'\\\' dead little sisters, which gets milked for all the {{melodrama}} the makers can wring out of it.
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Clean up of unclear and poorly explained examples, very often falling to ZeroContextExample. Or they attempted to be PlayedWith examples, taking literally the former name Dead Little Sister. If you think these are examples of said trope, please feel free to put them back, but provide a proper context.
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* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \\\"Ice Machine\\\" Jounouchi in \\\'\\\'KidouTenshiAngelicLayer\\\'\\\' continues to play Angelic Layer in honour of her Dead Little Sister, Rin. Like many things in \\\'\\\'Angelic Layer\\\'\\\', this wasn\\\'t in the manga at all.
** Very ironically, Sai\\\'s best friend Kaede \\\'\\\'becomes\\\'\\\' a Dead Older Sister to [[ChildProdigy Minoru]] in {{Chobits}}, who tries to \\\"replace\\\" her with his Persocon Yuzuki.
* \\\'\\\'FruitsBasket\\\'\\\' has several, to varying degrees. Hatsuharu and Hiro each feel that they failed to protect someone they loved (Rin and Kisa), though no one died. Averted with Tohru, whose mother died, because her warm personality is the point of the series.
** Tohru\\\'s mother Kyoko goes on a self-destructive and nearly suicidal streak after her husband Katsuya dies of illness, and only recovers after remembering she still has a daughter who needs her.
* \\\'\\\'MeineLiebe\\\'\\\' Orphereus has a case of an older dead sister that fits the trope, as does Ed\\\'s missing little sister although we do not know whether she is indeed dead.
* Doubly inverted in \\\'\\\'Manga/DetectiveConan\\\'\\\': Shiho Miyano is younger than her sister Akemi, but since Shiho was a TeenGenius she is already the leader in TheSyndicate\\\'s lab while Akemi is just a random member and local AntiVillain. In the anime, TheSyndicate asked Akemi to rob a bank in exchange for Shiho\\\'s freedom, and Conan actually begged her to not meet up with them. After incapacitating Conan, Akemi went anyway yo try free her little sister from said Syndicate. And they kill her. This causes a devastated Shiho to try betraying TheSyndicate and failing, then in a case of BetterToDieThanBeKilled she took a poison she developed before they came to execute her -- but instead of dying she suffered its other effect, which shrank her to the size of a six-year old child. Because of that, she was able to escape and eventually assume the identity of Ai Haibara. Her introductory case actually has her crying in Conan\\\'s arms and asking her why didn\\\'t he stop Akemi from going straight into her death.
** Many other dead little/older siblings appear in too many cases to list here. The most spectacular case is IllGirl Kaori Torakuro, the victim of a really cruel trap from her brother\\\'s BadBoss.
** A rather smart subversion happens later in the manga: Sara Masumi is the sister of Shuuichi Akai, who is presumed dead, and joins the cast in an attempt to find out what happened to her brother. Things is, Akai is atually FakingTheDead... under the identity of Subaru Okiya, the landlord of the Kudo mansion.
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Clean up of unclear and poorly explained examples, very often falling to ZeroContextExample. If you think these are examples of said trope, please feel free to put them back, but provide a proper context.
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* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \
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* In a mild example of the phenomenon, Sai \\\"Ice Machine\\\" Jounouchi in \\\'\\\'KidouTenshiAngelicLayer\\\'\\\' continues to play Angelic Layer in honour of her Dead Little Sister, Rin. Like many things in \\\'\\\'Angelic Layer\\\'\\\', this wasn\\\'t in the manga at all.
** Very ironically, Sai\\\'s best friend Kaede \\\'\\\'becomes\\\'\\\' a Dead Older Sister to [[ChildProdigy Minoru]] in {{Chobits}}, who tries to \\\"replace\\\" her with his Persocon Yuzuki.
* \\\'\\\'FruitsBasket\\\'\\\' has several, to varying degrees. Hatsuharu and Hiro each feel that they failed to protect someone they loved (Rin and Kisa), though no one died. Averted with Tohru, whose mother died, because her warm personality is the point of the series.
** Tohru\\\'s mother Kyoko goes on a self-destructive and nearly suicidal streak after her husband Katsuya dies of illness, and only recovers after remembering she still has a daughter who needs her.
* \\\'\\\'MeineLiebe\\\'\\\' Orphereus has a case of an older dead sister that fits the trope, as does Ed\\\'s missing little sister although we do not know whether she is indeed dead.
* Doubly inverted in \\\'\\\'Manga/DetectiveConan\\\'\\\': Shiho Miyano is younger than her sister Akemi, but since Shiho was a TeenGenius she is already the leader in TheSyndicate\\\'s lab while Akemi is just a random member and local AntiVillain. In the anime, TheSyndicate asked Akemi to rob a bank in exchange for Shiho\\\'s freedom, and Conan actually begged her to not meet up with them. After incapacitating Conan, Akemi went anyway yo try free her little sister from said Syndicate. And they kill her. This causes a devastated Shiho to try betraying TheSyndicate and failing, then in a case of BetterToDieThanBeKilled she took a poison she developed before they came to execute her -- but instead of dying she suffered its other effect, which shrank her to the size of a six-year old child. Because of that, she was able to escape and eventually assume the identity of Ai Haibara. Her introductory case actually has her crying in Conan\\\'s arms and asking her why didn\\\'t he stop Akemi from going straight into her death.
** Many other dead little/older siblings appear in too many cases to list here. The most spectacular case is IllGirl Kaori Torakuro, the victim of a really cruel trap from her brother\\\'s BadBoss.
** A rather smart subversion happens later in the manga: Sara Masumi is the sister of Shuuichi Akai, who is presumed dead, and joins the cast in an attempt to find out what happened to her brother. Things is, Akai is atually FakingTheDead... under the identity of Subaru Okiya, the landlord of the Kudo mansion.
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