Alternate Universe - TV Tropes. The criminal and the ape- thing, OK. If they can access multiple alternative universes at the same time, that's The Multiverse. Other times, everyone has a twin that's just a little different. Allows the goodies to be baddies for an episode, or for half of the cast to be killed - but not really. Sometimes it's just part of Side- Story Bonus Art. Such Alternate Universes are uncommon, but exist.
Gundam is the perfect example, with no less than seven separate universes, all of them rehashing essentially the same plots and concepts — in particular, the conflict between those living in space and those living on Earth. With giant robots. This trope is a common excuse for game masters to use when importing player characters from one tabletop role- playing campaign to another. Kyou finally gets her arc! The groups are Code Black, a goth/punk band consisting of Lelouch, C.
C., Kallen, and Shirley (with animal ears); Royal Rouge Rounds (or RRR), an idol group featuring either Euphemia, Suzaku, Cornelia, Gino, Anya, and Jeremiah, or Cornelia, Euphemia, Suzaku, and Lelouch; and Princess Peach, featuring Kaguya, Nunnally, and Lihua. Several figure sets have been made from this AU, and an album is (supposedly) on the way. Powerpuff Girls Z, the girls spend the entire episode traveling through time (using the Dynamo Z) gathering 3 flashes of light. Before they can get to the 2nd light, Him sends them off- course by transporting them into the universe of The Powerpuff Girls, where the PPG can be seen fighting the Giant Balloon Fish in Townsville. However, the girls don't stick around long enough to meet their original counterparts, as they immediately travel back to their own universe and continue time traveling. It first showed up in a filler episode dealing with a martial arts master from the demon world breaching the seal between the two worlds in order to kidnap human girls but later was added into continuity proper when the evil wizard Babadi enslaved the demon world's strongest fighter.
The main villains from Dragon Ball Online hail from the demon world and Dragon Ball Xenoverse implies they too want to break the seal between the two worlds. Unfortunately he was followed from an even darker future from which Cell hails. He killed his timeline's version of Trunks, who had already killed the Androids Cell needs to absorb, leading him to steal the time machine so he could absorb them in the past. Dragon Ball Online implies these alternate timelines are potentially endless and the main job of the protagonists was to prevent more of them from splitting off before encountering villains that aimed to change the known timelines rather than create new ones. The main setting is designated universe seven and so it paired with universe six, which superficially resembles it but has seen some drastically different developments over the course of its own history. The two worlds have vastly different continuities but all humans have an Alternate Self on the other side of the gate. It makes for an interesting plot twist, and despite its relative lack of plot significance, it doesn't feel tacked on at all.
Although it does explain a good few things, like Happy and Carla's origin, and why Jellal and Mystogan look identical to one another. The survival of that world depends on finding a nation with a certain mark on their chest or butt before the end of Christmas, hence the stripping.
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An index page listing Alternate Universe content. A story in which the characters we know are seen in a reality that's somehow different, often disturbingly
It Makes Sense in Context. The only one not affected is Emporio (the kid who killed the Arc Villain). It's never outright stated whether or not this is the same universe created at the end of Stone Ocean, though many fans believe it is. The Big Bad of Part 7 has a Stand based around weaponizing a similar concept.
He could escape death by pulling an identical version of himself from another universe to replace him, and could also force others to come into contact with their dopplegangers, and thus be obliterated. The other universes are almost identical, with the sole prominent difference being the lack of the Holy Corpse in all but the main universe. Instead, the characters are normal humans living on earth, dueling one another via a recently introduced virtual reality- based Card Battle Game. The Omnicidal Maniac that was destroying this parallel world was in fact a balancing force created as a result of the unnatural divergence in the timestream. In that universe, Ash has become a wimp who cries when things go bad, Alternate!
Serena has become a Jerkass who often taunts Alternate! Ash, Alternate! Clemont has become a magician, and Alternate!
Bonnie is more quiet and polite. Also, the real Team Rocket encounter their alternate counterparts, where they were actually seen as heroes of the Kalos region. Multiverse included but were not limited to. Earth- 3, where the good guys were bad guys and so- forth. Comics take place on parallel Earths.
This is important to the overall plot of the story, though it doesn't seem to have had much impact on the ongoing lives of either line of superheroes. So we got to see Superman fight Communist Superman at last. With the help of retro- engineered Kryptonian technology - and, when he was old enough, Overman himself - the Nazis won World War II. In guilt over the Nazis' atrocities, Overman turned his Earth into a pseudo- utopia; the last English- speaking rebels, Uncle Sam and the Freedom Fighters, fight Overman's Justice League. Earth- Prime, which is basically our world, with the reader being its latest superhero. It's also the world of origin for the Gentry, who are designated as .
The Gentry's creator, the Empty Hand also reigns here, as he is implied to be the personification of our real world apathy towards superheroes and comics in general who is still digesting the previous iteration of the Multiverse lost during Flashpoint. Stan Lee Creating the DC Universe. However, pastiches of DC characters can be seen among the dead, so it's likely this Earth was a mix- up in homage to the many DC and Marvel crossover stories. The guidebook confirms that it is (or was) the equivalent to Ultimate Marvel. This is a world where the Amazons of Themyscira had greater influence on society's advancement, to the point that women were given more freedom and helped shape Earth's future. The world is in a state of perpetual twilight, there are 1.
All that's left is a Cosmic Grail that was hidden in another world. Humanity lives in domed cities, and the Atomic Knights of Justice are led by Adam Strange. On this world, the Time Trapper froze the state of progression so that, even with many 2.
Century based technological advances, society is still a frontier world. Bruce and Diana are based on Gotham By Gaslight and Amazonia respectively note Although those books have completely different Jack the Rippers, so can't actually be the same universe. The finale to DC's Convergence reveals that denizens from both worlds were present when the Multiverse was reformatted, causing the new Earth to combine elements of both.
The major exception is Batman. Captain Leatherwing and his crew of the Flying Fox act as a force for good. Bruce Wayne is Green Lantern, and fights alongside heroes such as Super- Martian, Wonderhawk, and Aquaflash. The premier superteam of this world is the Super- Americans. Earth- 4. 0, an Evil Counterpart to Earth- 2. Lady Shiva, Vandal Savage, Count Sinestro, Blockbuster, and Doctor Felix Faust as the Society of Super- Villains.
A world bred as protectors of the Multiverse, where everything is a superhero. Featured are. The pre- Flashpoint DCU. The team featured wore costumes similar to the post- Zero Hour Legion - and- Batch sw. Earth- C Minus, home to the Justa Lotta Animals, Funny Animal counterparts to the Justice League. Stan Lee Creating the DC Universe. Lex Luthor murdered Superman when he was a baby, and got Barbara's Gordon parents assassinated. Many years later, Supergirl is the world's greatest hero, Batgirl is Gotham's near- dictatorial protector, and Wonder Woman leads a Justice Society manipulated by Luthor.
For example, one of the main places where the action in the comic book takes place is a 2. Great Britain is still ruled by a puritan government and a descendant of Oliver Cromwell. In addition, New York is New Amsterdam and the other great powers are the empires of Russia and Germany. The storyline where Archie marries Betty is treated as a different universe from where Archie marries Veronica.
The former also happens to feature a character traveling between universes! Although it was initially an alternate present for Marvel's baseline universe . In order of appearance, they are: a universe where the Evronians are the Benevolent Precursors who taught science to the inhabitants of the Americas and the Vikings are the dominant power of Europe that are trying to invade (the recurring character Urk comes from there, and was accidentally pulled in Paperinik's own by the Raider); a The Lord of the Rings- like world conquered by an alternate and dimension- hopping Raider, who rules benevolently after finally ending the incessant wars; the timeline from which the alternate Raider comes from (specifically an Alternate Universe of PK's canon future); the Ultimate Universe Continuity Reboot gets established as one by the original PK showing up in the last issue. The story The Day of the Cold Sun specifically establishes there's an infinite number of universes, but travel between them is almost impossible due the sheer numbers of them (in that story the Raider has a device to travel between them, but after finally succeeding at charging it he gets stuck in all of them at the same time because the device couldn't choose one). The Point of Divergence is that in the Doppelverse, the title characters were killed while still a pair of punk kids, with the result that most of their enemies are still alive and can come back to make trouble. Beginning with the Mirror Universe with Scourge the Hedgehog, and continuing with Blaze the Cat and her . And did I mention, in one ?