Re: Mai Otome manga chapter one is out.. [ rants / spoiler ]
- --- In Yuricon@yahoogroups.com, "atheniag" <anilesbocon01@h...> wrote:
> --- In Yuricon@yahoogroups.com, Ashley <dreamingxashley@g...> wrote:Let me repharse it into terms that you may understand better.
> > mellowrg wrote:
> > >
> > > I don't know about you guys, but to me Mai Hime is about female
> Not to me. To me its exactly the opposite - about how very much the
> girls have no power they can call their own.
> They spend the entire anime being manipulated by and defining
> themselves around the three guys in the whole series.
> Call me cynical, but there are very few anime that are about
> individual empowerment. If there's empowerment at all, it must be in
> terms of the group, because that is a keystone in the Japanese
> cultural worldview.
I don't like harem stories.
Mai Hime manga = harem
Mai Hime anime = not harem
Mai Otome manga = developing into a harem