Thread: Crunchyroll Hunter X Hunter Anime (2011)
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Old 2012-06-11, 22:03   Link #1309
Guardian Enzo
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Originally Posted by Clarste View Post
It's his principles. Sort of the opposite of Gon, really. The pacifist who could win any fight. The new anime kind of skipped this, but early in the manga Kurapika casually blocked some of Hisoka's cards, and of course there are various hints that he's actually really really dangerous (what he did to the guy pretending to be Ryodan, not backing down from Hisoka on the island, etc), but chooses not to hurt anyone if he doesn't have to. He's the embodiment of "control" in a world where everyone just does what they want.
I think the anime communicated all that very well, actually - I knew it, and haven't read the manga. And it's all very admirable, but it doesn't strike me as the sort of stuff that usually wins reader polls.
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