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  1. RWBladewing
    2015-02-06 10:43
    RWBladewing
    Oh look at that, my votes that were coincidentally the exact same as yours ended up getting Shiroe tied for best male character and winning Ebb and Flow best song despite me not remembering what it sounds like.
  2. Pocari_Sweat
    2015-02-05 06:53
    Pocari_Sweat
    What's ur AIM email address? I'll try adding that way.
  3. Pocari_Sweat
    2015-02-04 06:44
    Pocari_Sweat
    acejem88 is my handle btw.
  4. Pocari_Sweat
    2015-02-04 06:34
    Pocari_Sweat
    Give it a shot now.
  5. Pocari_Sweat
    2015-02-04 06:17
    Pocari_Sweat
    Was at work when you posted. I'm on AIM now though.
  6. Darthtabby
    2015-02-04 02:11
    Darthtabby
    BTW, I've been following your conversation with Outfox. I suppose my impression of the tsunderes my brother likes was heavily skewed by two characters I found rather harsh and violent, namely Hitagi and a character from the VN Ever 17 called Tsugumi. Then again, I think he likes the Rie Kugimiya style of tsunderes a lot more than I do so maybe he is a masochist.
  7. 0utf0xZer0
    2015-02-03 22:49
    0utf0xZer0
    That's more or less why I think of Hitagi as a tsundere as well.

    Guessing the one you don't know is Zakuro, she's kind of like a cross between Rin and Horo but with a bit more "fire" in her personality. There's a method to her madness too, she's prejudice against the guy she's paired with from the start because he's human, and in her view humans are too quick to abandon tradition in favour of western ways.

    (Horo should maybe be on that list too, albeit as a mild example. Also, Tsugumi Komachi from Ever 17 but I wanted to stick to anime examples)

    I would agree that my very favourite tsunderes tend not to be the hotheaded type. But if we look at tsundere I like more broadly, there's actually a lot of Taiga type characters I like. I find the awkwardness and raw emotion these characters display makes me sympathetic to them - if the author doesn't make them annoy me first.

    Some notes on these types:
    Taiga herself: The series plays her very sympathetically on the whole, and I also feel like Toradora understood how far to take its character gags better than many shows. The way she's initially played up as a pint sized terror lasts about as long as its welcome.
    Claire Rouge (Blade Dance): I'm not about to argue Blade Dance is a great show, but I feel like it did a better job than most at connecting some of Claire's early lashing-out to specific moments of vulnerability, which made her more sympathetic than most.
    Ling (Infinite Stratos): This one is tricky to pinpoint, but I think the reason why Ling is one of my favourite IS characters is she comes across as a nice girl who happens to be fairly blunt and easily irritated. It makes her feel more natural to me than, say, Cecilia or Laura. When I think about it, Hyouka's Mayaka has a similar appeal.
    Charlotte (Unbreakable Machine Doll): I'm not generally fond of the "rich girl" subtype of tsundere - which I tend to find stiff rather than natural - but Charlotte is an exception. I think there's two reasons for that. One, she has a grudging respect for the main character. Second, those conversations with Sigmund, who gave the writer a lot of free reign to lampshade her personality without it feeling as unnatural as it does in many shows.

    Interesting observation on SAO and Yuuki Yuuna. I didn't notice that one as I'm that into SAO, but yeah it does seem like an influence in the character design.

    A PMMM character to cross with Nozomi? You're probably expecting me to say Mami but I think the characters are actually too similar to be effective and I think I'd prefer to cross Mami and Eli. So I'm going to say Kyoko. Retain Kyoko's lone wolf traits and cockiness, but make her mischievous and a bit hedonistic in place of Kyoko's seriousness and austerity.
  8. 0utf0xZer0
    2015-02-03 17:51
    0utf0xZer0
    I agree with Yuuki combining Madoka and Sayaka's traits. Homura and Hitomi... I agree that she exhibits traits of both but I'm not necessarily sure that Hitomi is the actual inspiration for Togo's gentler side.

    Here's how I see it after integrating your thoughts on Yuuki and further exploring some of my own ideas:
    Spoiler for Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru:


    What I'm less sure on is how many of these similarities arise from conscious attempts to mimic Madoka and how many are cases of less conscious inspiration. The relatively natural feel to the story suggests to me that at least some of it is the latter.
  9. 0utf0xZer0
    2015-02-03 04:53
    0utf0xZer0
    Since Darth is doing it, so will I. In no particular order:
    Azusa (K-On)
    Zakuro (Otome Youkai Zakuro)
    Taiga (Toradora)
    Kuroneko (OreImo)
    Ririchiyo (Inu x Boku SS)
    Hitagi (Bakemonogatari - I think her inclusion in the list is warranted whether or not she 100% meets a given definition)

    Whereas from Darth's list only Mai and movie version Sheryl would get my vote for favourite from their respective shows.

    BTW, given that I'm a Kuroneko fan when it comes to OreImo, would it suprise you to know that Eriri is my favourite in Saenai Heroine?

    Edit:
    Random Yuuki Yuuna related comment... I'm thinking YY's cast is actually a little more Madoka inspired than I originally gathered:
    Homura + Sayaka = Togo
    Madoka = Yuuki + Itsuki
    So merge two characters and split one. The other three have fairly obvious counterparts.
  10. Darthtabby
    2015-02-03 03:23
    Darthtabby
    Well, Mai Tokiha counts as a tsundere, and I really like her. I'm also rather fond of Natsuki though not as much as Mai.

    I also really like the TV series version of Sheryl Nome, but you've only seen part of Macross F TV and calling her a tsundere is probably oversimplifying a rather complex character.

    Among my old favorites, Kaname Chidori from Full Metal Panic! stands out (she and the three above are basically my top favorite female anime characters). Among newer shows there's Yusa Emi from Hataraku Maou-Sama. She's unusually extreme for my tastes, but she's also got an unusually strong justification for her tsun behaviour. Then there's Yui from Total Eclipse -the show may not have been that great but I did like her character.

    There are various other tsunderes that I like such as Wakana from Tari Tari and Yomi from Ga-Rei Zero, but they aren't on quite the same level.

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    Comic book and Star Trek fan in my youth, pro wrestling fan for awhile, now mostly into anime
    Location
    Newfoundland, Canada
    Interests
    Pro Hockey (Habs fan), anime, sports games
    Occupation
    Private, but I am working
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    Avatar: Winning! by RRW Sig: Madoka and Krul Tepes, Sig by Kaihan
    Currently Watching
    Fate/Stay Night UBW 2015
    Hibike! Euphonium
    Houkago no Pleaides
    Knights of Sidonia Season 2
    Owari no Seraph
    Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid
    The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan
    Show By Rock!!
    Etotama
    Favourites
    Top Tier
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    All-Time Favorite - Madoka Magica
    Gateway Anime - El Hazard: The Magnificent World

    Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha (all)
    Love Live!: School Idol Project
    The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya


    2nd Tier
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    Gurren Lagann
    Maria-sama ga Miteru
    Shirobako
    Clannad: After Story
    Saki (all)
    Shakugan no Shana (all)
    Steins;Gate
    True Tears
    Hyouka
    Tari Tari


    3rd Tier
    ---------------

    K-On!!
    Kill La Kill
    Tiger and Bunny
    To Aru Kagaku no Railgun S
    Mai HiME
    Ga-Rei Zero
    Fate/Zero
    Psycho-Pass
    Hanasaku Iroha
    Kanon (2006)
    Little Busters!
    Tamayura
    Sword Art Online
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