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  1. Last Sinner
    2015-05-17 19:35
    Last Sinner
    Grats on Canada being ice hockey world champions. Sounds like you smashed Russia big time.
  2. Last Sinner
    2015-05-15 23:01
    Last Sinner
    I seriously hope this title in October turns out to be good. I need something to be excited by this year.
  3. Hiroi Sekai
    2015-05-15 20:18
    Hiroi Sekai
    No worries, that was about the extent I know and honestly care for. It got me remembering how bad the Chuunibyou dub was, but my blogging friend and I always share how goofy bad Sentai's summaries on the back of their boxes are.
  4. Darthtabby
    2015-05-11 15:15
    Darthtabby
    I don't know if you finished the series or what you thought about it, but since your initial reaction to Shingeki no Bahamut: Genesis seemed positive I thought I'd let you know that a second season was recently announced.
  5. Last Sinner
    2015-05-10 15:39
    Last Sinner
    No worries mate, it's what friends are for.

    Here's something I felt you might appreciate.

    Drawings of a depressed office lady. They're simple yet so effective and honest. I found it impossible not to be moved by these. Particularly that in a vicarious world, this has the opposite effect, invoking a lot of sympathy instead.
  6. Last Sinner
    2015-05-10 08:15
    Last Sinner
    Well, commendation for sticking your neck out like you did in that doujin thread. Pretty freaking sad that you had to end up defending the fact you despise rape. Just goes to show how people in general feel about it. So kudos for standing firm to common sense in the face of stupidity.

    It isn't an issue confined to doujins - it's present in all creative material. Cruelty to characters is expected in literature and the authors I've met have said you've got to be willing to go to a considerable extent to do that in order to create an effective piece of work. It stems from the vicarious needs of humans in general and the general idea that most people don't like seeing others being happy when their own life is miserable. So when those people see characters suffering more than they are, it gives some form of satisfaction to them.

    Another factor would be power. Hell, not just those that consume that author's work - probably the author themselves. Having the power to inflict immesurable pain on a character is probably a real thrill for some people. Disgusting, but there are people like that out there. Frankly, NTR isn't far from that either - being able to take someone away from who they're with, make them want you and throw away everything they previously cared about. That stuff seems to appeal particularly to people who can't tolerate anything positive and demand others be miserable.

    Another factor that irks me is in a lot of works that are consensual, they're far too oriented to the male's desires. They don't involve/allow the female to be able to feel good in the process or on a mutual level - that the author dictated the male sill had to be the one getting most of the pleasure and the one in control.

    As for morphing/altering what a character is, I don't even want to comprehend what people in general think of characters these days. My times of hearing how people felt about Saber during Fate/Zero airing and Shiki in the Garden of Sinners movies left me very sickened and jaded. I don't ever what to be in discussion threads ever again after what I heard/saw there. Perhaps, like previously discussed - it's a power thing. Defile the ones they despise. Pathetic, it is.

    Actually, it just occured to me. You know what one character is really apt to discuss here? Asuna from Sword Art Online. Think about it. For 14 eps, they built her up during the SAO arc as being someone that was capable, on Kirito's level and able to stand on her own feet. Then ALO happens and what did she get? Stuck in a cage, given an elven look, being treated like a prize to be won. And let's not forget that pathetic scene where there were tentacles that found her in that console room. That crap was intentionally playing to rape tropes and it was disgusting. I've never been able to watch the ALO arc since because of how blatantly it then tried to morph Asuna against what had been done before and make her more of a 'property' rather than a person. As if it felt that it had to be spelt out that Kirito is boss and that anyone around him eventually needs him to save them. But hey, people ate it up. Lots of people I've read about specifically buy the ALO versions of Asuna merch. *shrug* But hey, I think we've established in previous discussions that a good deal of anime fans can't handle capable females and that unless they're cut down to size, so to speak, those people want nothing to do with them. Pathetic, but when the dollars come in to support it, I doubt it will stop anytime soon. It seems to be something that goes hand in hand with a reasonable proportion of moe.

    As for me, vanilla and yuri - that's all I'm intersted from a doujin perspective. There are some artists out there that do it well and with some unique traits. Hard to find but worth it. Don't know what problem it is that so many people have with consensual sex. Some people just want to watch the world burn, I guess.

    Peace, R3. May less idiots go after you the next time you discuss things politely. Unlikely, but one can hope.
  7. Liddo-kun
    2015-05-09 17:32
    Liddo-kun
    On another topic. Can I ask. Do you follow drama / slice of life anime? Can you recommend us one? Thanks.

    Maybe something similar to Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso?
  8. Liddo-kun
    2015-05-09 17:30
    Liddo-kun
    Hmm, unfamiliar? It's because we are just doing a "costrip" - it's a term in the local community here when someone is not cosplaying a character from any known character. For the pic, we just put together the new maid costume we bought, a Mirai Suenaga wig, and borrowed a cat headband from someone. xD
  9. Kaihan
    2015-05-08 21:32
    Kaihan
    Thank you!
  10. Yui Is My Wife
    2015-05-07 13:08
    Yui Is My Wife
    And who is the second Red-Haired Cutie next to Madoka-chan in your signature?

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  • About Triple_R
    Gender
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    Biography
    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
    Avatar & Signature
    Avatar: WIXIOSS Sig: Jinnai, Honoka, Sayaka, Sig by Akuma Kousaka
    Currently Watching
    Lostorage incited WIXOSS
    Girlish Number
    Flip Flappers
    Hibike! Season 2
    Magical Girl Raising Project
    Yuri on Ice
    Shuumatsu no Izetta
    Vivid Strike
    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
    ------------

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


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

    Tari Tari
    K-On!!
    Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso
    Akatsuki no Yona
    Ga-Rei Zero
    Hanasaku Iroha
    Kill La Kill
    My Hero Academia
    Tiger and Bunny
    Macross Frontier
    To Aru Kagaku no Railgun S
    Mai HiME
    Fate/Zero
    Psycho-Pass
    Little Busters!
    Tamayura
    Flying Witch
    Sword Art Online (all)
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