Death Flag Là Gì

10 Death Flags That Mean An Anime Character is Probably Going To Die Death flags are hints in anime that a character will die soon. Whether it"s reminiscing on the past or being named Krillin here"s the tell tale signs.

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Good anime breaks hearts, và that is a fact. Fans of anime tkết thúc khổng lồ lượt thích darker themes, which means lots of death. If you watch a lot of anime, you begin to see the signs of a character who is about lớn die. Some shows lượt thích to prepare their viewers in a certain way that gets recognizable. This is actually true for all forms of media such as literature, T.V. shows, và movies. It is not exactly foreshadowed, but character deaths can typically follow certain patterns.

So if you want to try to lớn get better at recognizing when an anime character is about khổng lồ die, here are ten pointers to keep in mind. Also, spoilers for various anime are ahead!

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Evil characters who turn good often die. This is because they have done so much bad that the only way they can really be redeemed is through self-sacrifice towards the greater good. This definitely does not limit itself to lớn anime. Everyone who takes part in fictional truyền thông consumption should know at least one evil character who turned good through self-sacrifice.

This does not happen to lớn all evil turned good characters though. Some are able khổng lồ redeem themselves through other means và become some of the most interesting characters of their show.



This is a cheaply done method of trying to make you feel even more sad when a character dies. Suddenly, they start reflecting on their past and all the good times they had. They start telling their friends how much they mean to them.

That is not normal behavior. That is a sign that the writers are preparing you for this character"s death & for everyone to be extra sad.

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Loyalty is a dangerous character trait. It is not the best trait to have in terms of self-preservation. There are characters who are so loyal lớn others, that they will sacrifice their lives for them without a second thought.

To make matters more tragic, sometimes they are good characters who are loyal khổng lồ bad people. If they are lucky though, they can be loyal to a good person who will fight khổng lồ make sure they vì chưng not die on their behalf. Experienced anime fans know that is not always the case though.

7 Have sầu Photos Of Their Family



This is similar to lớn when characters suddenly talk a lot about how much they love sầu their friends, except this one is way more subtle. Family photos around a character are often a bad sign. Either they are about to die or at least one member of the family in that pholớn is dead or going to lớn die.

Photos are a way to lớn show the audience that the character has a connection lớn others, and thus it will be much more painful khổng lồ the audience when that character dies.

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Of all the signs, this one is the most stressful to lớn watch. By a "point of no return" we mean both in the physical và mental sense. This could mean a character has made themselves inkhổng lồ a quái thú and can never fix what they have wrought. A point of no return means that they have sầu done something that has changed them forever và cannot be taken baông chồng.

Lelouch from Code Geass is the best example of this. He could not live with the many sacrifices he made, so he had Suzaku kill hyên ổn at the kết thúc of the show.

5 They Are Too Good For This World


If you are watching a mature anime và see just the sweekiểm tra character in the world, then beware, they could be killed in order lớn get the plot going and/or for the main cast lớn learn something not so great about the world they live in.

Sometimes writers are just sadistic like that. They know that a cute và lovable character is a perfect target because audiences will feel way more emotional about their death, và thus feel more in line with the also suffering protagonist.

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In the world of storytelling, some characters simply exist as stepping stones for others. Their deaths are catalysts of change in another character. This change could be a vow of revenge, or to end a war, or khổng lồ follow in the footsteps of the dead character.

A great example of this is Marco from Attack on Titan. It was his death that got Jean to switch careers and to lớn become less of a jerk lớn others.

3 You Are Watching An Incredibly Depressing Or Brutal Anime


This one should be obvious. If you are watching an anime in the horror genre, you are going lớn see characters die. In such anime, anyone is fair game. So death will happen, but the question often is who is going lớn die & when. That is actually much more difficult to predict, as horror shows vì not often prepare their audiences for the death of a character. Sometimes it is all about shochồng value. Examples of these shows include When They Cry and Another.

Then there are more depressing anime where it takes things slow, but you can bet someone is going to lớn die in the kết thúc. Grave sầu of the Fireflies is a major example of this.


If magic exists và characters can come back from the dead, then you might be seeing everyone drop like flies. This is because death has no consequence but feels like a major event anyhow. Of course, the best example of an anime that does this is Dragon Ball Z. That anime has so many characters die, và some die a lot. All the characters have to lớn vì chưng is collect the Dragon Balls & make a wish for them to lớn come baông xã khổng lồ life. Somehow, they are able lớn bởi that quite a lot.

1 You Suddenly Learn About Them Very Quickly


Suddenly learning a lot about a character is a warning sign that they could die soon. The writers want to lớn get all the nội dung out for the viewer lớn get attached before they kill the character off. This means characters suddenly unloading their tragic backstory, their plans for the future, và how they feel about themselves và their current situation.