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Re: Mai Otome manga chapter one is out.. [ rants / spoiler ]

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  • mellowrg
    ... Let me repharse it into terms that you may understand better. I don t like harem stories. Mai Hime manga = harem Mai Hime anime = not harem Mai Otome manga
    Message 1 of 6 , Aug 2 5:59 PM
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      --- In Yuricon@yahoogroups.com, "atheniag" <anilesbocon01@h...> wrote:
      > --- In Yuricon@yahoogroups.com, Ashley <dreamingxashley@g...> wrote:
      > > mellowrg wrote:
      > >
      > > >
      > > > I don't know about you guys, but to me Mai Hime is about female
      > power.
      >
      > 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.

      Let me repharse it into terms that you may understand better.

      I don't like harem stories.

      Mai Hime manga = harem
      Mai Hime anime = not harem
      Mai Otome manga = developing into a harem

      :)
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