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Old 2018-04-29, 09:34   Link #1
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Protagonist betraying his friends

I'm searching for anime where the protagonist switches sides or betrays/kills his friends - permanently. Emphasis on permanently. And the anime shouldn't end pretty much after the betrayal, either. (Like in Sunabouzu, for example.) That's when things are going to get interesting, after all! It's also important that the story is told from the perspective of the traitor.
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Old 2018-04-29, 16:52   Link #2
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I think you'll love Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin. Granted its only a prequel to the main storyline but it's a phenomenal story in its own right. I highly recommend it. You don't need to have watched the main story to understand what's going on though certain minor scenes may appear to lack relevancy and you may find it weird why a 68 year old is voicing a teenager.
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Old 2018-04-30, 02:46   Link #3
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Will do. It's on my to watch list anyway, but it's still ongoing, so I'll wait for the last episode to be released next week.

Any other suggestions?
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Old 2018-05-01, 18:42   Link #4
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Old 2018-05-02, 12:04   Link #5
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It's similar, but not what I'm looking for. Light never switched sides, he only deceived/infiltrated the opposing team. He also never openly betrayed anyone, just worked from the shadows against them.
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Old 2018-05-08, 14:07   Link #6
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I'm searching for anime where the protagonist switches sides or betrays/kills his friends - permanently. Emphasis on permanently. And the anime shouldn't end pretty much after the betrayal, either. (Like in Sunabouzu, for example.) That's when things are going to get interesting, after all! It's also important that the story is told from the perspective of the traitor.
Whenever that happens it's usually a huge plot twist, simply telling you in which anime that happens is already spoiling you the surprise.

If you don't mind:

Spoiler for Protagonist switches side:



Spoiler for Protagonist kills his friends:
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Old 2018-05-09, 02:09   Link #7
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In which season of the first anime you mentioned does this happen? I remember watching the first and don't think something like that happened, though, it's been over ten years since I watched it and all I remember was, that it was the worst anime ever, so I never picked up any of the following seasons. Might have to reconsider that.

The other one I also already know. It's awesome, but not exactly what I'm looking for. The betraying parts happen more or less due to mental derangement, not because of what the characters really want.
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Old 2018-05-09, 17:32   Link #8
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In which season of the first anime you mentioned does this happen?
It's the very last season.
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Old 2018-05-28, 13:00   Link #9
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Any other suggestions on this topic?
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Old 2018-05-29, 02:03   Link #10
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Owari no Seraph - Guren (okay, he's the protag from the LN not the anime, but that counts, cos the series is continuous right?)
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Old 2018-06-07, 13:05   Link #11
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Kogami from Psycho-Pass doesn't hurt his friends but he leaves them because the status quo doesn't allow him to kill the biggest villain in the series in his current position.
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