Originally Posted by Archon_Wing
I'd actually think a lot of people would look down on Kotetsu, just because he's a bit unrestrained and seen as a washed up relic, out of touch with the times unlike the sexy and shiny Barnaby who also would probably be fawned over in real life.
Which... is exactly what happened in universe. >.> Show's brutal in its realism with the characters some times. Poor guy.
Dunno, Kotetsu's design is based on Johnny Depp and shares Depp's Japanese voice actor. Somehow I don't think that unrestrained and washed up in a captain Jack Sparrow sense are going to make him any less popular.