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>show has a family where mom/dad is dead
>show family picture
>glare hides dead mom/dad

What do they mean by this?
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Or just outright hiding the face.
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>>147409614
That was a relevant point of the story though.
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>>147409658
I know it is, but it's just overused to shit.
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So they don't have to design a character.
It can also be used to help show that the character in question doesn't really remember the parent that well anymore.
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>>147409658
Yes, I really liked how it was used in this case. This makes you suspicious of Hohenheim (especially if you've seen the first anime) and then it turns out in a totally different direction.
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>>147409471
It's a plot device left for future use.
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>>147409916
Not for Persona 4 if I remember correctly.
They only mention the dead mom once and that's all to it.
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>Tense moment where character needs to act NOW
>Stands there for upwards of minutes gritting their teeth being indecisive
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Tanabata episode usually comes right after this
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I guess it's supposed to symbolize that they're gone by erasing their face. But I wonder if directors really consider it or if they learned the instinct to do it without thought.
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