Re: [Yuricon] Re: Nadeshiko
- I would think so.
However, I just thought of two Yamoto Nadeshiko/Genki girl pairings that kind
of break this mold:
Rei Hino/Usagi Tsukino of Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon
The two main girls of Orange Road.
--- munkyjanice <ryodee@...> wrote:
> *comes out of the depths of lurk-dom*
> I know i know! Does KnM count? chikane and i-forgot-her-name.
> --- In Yuricon@yahoogroups.com, "Jen" <puni@...> wrote:
> > "Instantly, she is captivated by the Student Council president and
> > classic Japanese beauty..." - OKAZU
> > Speaking of the quiet, refined, soft-spoken beauty with flowing
> > straight black hair (and all the genki lil' girlies ensorcelled by
> > their societal perfection), how many instances are there of the yamato
> > nadeshiko being the one who is enamoured and pursues the short bouncy
> > squeaker?
> > On the left, you have the typical cliche Sachiko/Shiori/Sakaki/Hotaru/
> > pursued by the rowdy Yumi/Sei/Kaorin/Mikan/, etc...
> > (Reki/Rakka counts, I suppose, though neither were what you would call
> > pursuant. Still, the tall dark grownup vs widdle girly girl visual
> > applies. Anthy/Utena too, even though they're the opposite. Wacky
> > chara design but nadeshiko/rowdy personality )
> > On the right... well, I suppose there's Tomoyo ever attending Sakura.
> > If Shizuru had long dark hair, she'd instantly qualify. Tall,
> > beautiful, smart, insanely popular in school, ever calm and
> > collected... and like Tomoyo, is occasionally insane.
> > Hmmmm... that may be it. If the Nadeshiko goes after the Genki Girl,
> > her mind breaks. That's what happens when you fight the Laws of
> > Cliche, I guess.
> > Plenty of couples who (some only slightly) break the cliche. The
> > tall/blonde/smart/popular Rio playing with her plushy Mikan, for
> > example. Shinobu/Kaede defy classification (as they should), as do
> > Mireille/Kirika (mutual attraction and a grownup acceptance of such?
> > This cannot be! Assuming you believe Noir is one of those "all the
> > sex happens between paragraphs" novels), and ROD TV & OVA breaks all
> > the cliches for simply being awesome in every way.
> > Getting back to the original question, are there any other popular
> > anime yuri couples that flow opposite to the cliche of the Genki Girl
> > Smitten by Nadeshiko? Bonus points if the Nadeshiko goes insane at
> > any time while seduction is in play. Granted, I've only cited two
> > examples, but that's all I've watched, so that's 100% succes rate
> > right there.
> > Kisses XXOOXX
> > Jen
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