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About

People Die if They are Killed is a memorable quote uttered by the character Shirou Emiya in the 2006 anime series Fate/Stay Night by studio Deen. The quote is a result of translation worries from Japanese to English, developing a humorous redundancy that became a famous catchphrase digital. The quote has actually considering that come to be famous among fans of the series and also 4chan"s /a/ board.

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Origin

Though the quote initially showed up on the manga version of the series, it ended up being significant on animated adaptation. On June 10th, 2006, the episode "Divine Grail" aired. In the episode, the series" major protagonist Shirou Emiya discusses his body"s ability to regenerate from fatal injuries as a result of a relic known as "Avalon" that was implanted inside of him by Kiritsugu Emiya. It is in the time of this scene that the line shows up in the English-translation subtitles (displayed below).

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Spread

The earliest examples of the quote is thought to have originated from 4chan"s /a/ board. Users would certainly mock at the seemingly redundant statement and just how it represents personalities at being passionate yet extremely thick-headed. The quote would additionally be accompanied by various other statements or images that are synonymous/contradicts with it or with the photo macro O RLY?, You Don"t Say? and also Demotivational Posters (examples below).

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The earliest enduring document of the quote was a screenswarm of the scene in the image search engine site Danbooru <1> on June 17th, 2006. Months later, on February 10th, 2007, the Danbooru wiki submitted an entry concerning the quote<2> which was pasted from the Lurkmore Wiki<3>. On 4chan"s Archive.moe, there are over 1m700 archived threads regarding the quote with the earliest being from February 4th, 2008.

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On July 2fourth, 2008, YouTube user Albana uploaded a video clip titled "People die if they are killed !" which reflects the scene of the quote. It has because gathered even more than 652,000 views as of 2015<4>.