Re: [Yuricon] Mai Hime was Re: "The List" at Yuricon updated!
- On Dec 29, 2004, at 11:10 PM, mellowrg wrote:
>You're obviously farther along than I am. So I stand corrected.
> --- In Yuricon@yahoogroups.com, Chalcahuite <ximatl@i...> wrote:
> Tate is the angsty main character with a
>> troubled past, he is also a "key" which is required for the Hime to
>> summon their Children. Usually, one key per Hime, and all the keys
>> appear to be boys. Tate is, of course, special in that both Natsuki
>> Mai can use him to summon their Children, and his "key" radius is
>> much larger. (More phallic symbolism fodder for mellowrg. :-D) Yawn.
>> At this point, Shizuru and her thing for Natsuki, seems to be one of
>> the only similarities between the two.
> Yukino's key is Haruka and vice versa. Although, that doesn't
> necessarily mean Haruka will be a Hime as well in the anime.
> Midori-chan's key is her pet bird. Heh.
> But really, the manga is horrendous. Those who think otherwise areWell, I'm always a sucker for fanservice and tentacles, but . . .
> just caught in the "oh wow! it's different! action! fanservice
> zomgwtf!" factor.
I'm not a big fan of the art style either, it's trying to be rough and
gritty I think, but, ends up just being weak. Though, it's probably
bias from watching the anime first and reading scanlations taken from
the monthly instead of a tankoubon. But, yeah, I don't like it really.
(Will I stop reading, no, it hasn't completely pissed me off yet. ;)
> And I certainly can't accept a Natsuki x Tate x Mai love triangle.Especially these incarnations of Mai and Natsuki. They're too
> Ick. **spit
stereotypical bad girl, but not really and genki, yet ditzy, at this
point. Give them different names and it could be any shonen story.