Thread: Crunchyroll Hunter X Hunter Anime (2011)
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Old 2012-12-02, 20:46   Link #2161
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Originally Posted by Guardian Enzo View Post
I see (as someone who hasn't read the manga) the message here as that the Spiders are human beings, with human weaknesses. Just as his hate for the Spiders both gives Kurapica great strength and makes him vulnerable, their loyalty is both their great strength and a great vulnerability. In terms of broadening the Spiders as characters, I thought this development was fascinating.
Exactly. Even the internal strife amongst them in this episode was about their differing ideas of how to go about maintaining said loyalty. Who could've imagined this side to these characters when we first saw them nonchalantly and unrepentantly slaughtering the whole of the auction house's audience? Broadening their characters indeed and thankfully so because villains with redeeming qualities usually make for more interesting stories in my book.
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