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New Poll - Disliking Stereotypes

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Post #554179

3:24 pm, Jun 2 2012
Posts: 83

The whiny, pure one that hates violence and cries a lot; and
The one-dimensional female antagonist that is loud, rich, pretty and does over the top stupid things to give the main heroine the opportunity to appear kindhearted, eventually saving the antagonist and forgiving her

Post #554184 - Reply to (#554173) by Dragonfiremule
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3:43 pm, Jun 2 2012
Posts: 26

I feel the same! That's why I voted for the last one, it's essentially the same just reversed. It never ceases to irritate me how a mangaka can put a girl who can't count with her fingers together with perfection in male form and portray it as "true love"; and how girls can eat it up. Once you get older it becomes obvious Mr. Perfect is just with her because she's easy, and doesn't have enough braincells to think then say the word "No!"

Post #554187

3:56 pm, Jun 2 2012
Posts: 1041

I really hate the submissive goodhearted perfect housewife stereotypes the most

it just hurts my soul reading aa megami sama and see how belldandy acts
is that really a person you want in your life?
a slave that only cares for you all the time and basically have no life whatsoever for herself
all she does is annoy me...following him to school,making him dinner,taking care of him ARGGHHH

she is perhaps the best...better than any shoujo i can think of... example of how japanese/male chauvinists want their woman

Post #554198

4:37 pm, Jun 2 2012
Posts: 10

No overly naive genki guy who shout at everyone and everything?

This poll is incomplete.

Post #554200
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4:46 pm, Jun 2 2012
Posts: 838

it feels strange somehow that a 17.5% thinks like me ... i was betting i'd be like the only guy who hated big chested chars O_o. Kinda weird to see the main feature of shonen chars being 1st tho.

Post #554203 - Reply to (#554200) by aagcnet
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4:56 pm, Jun 2 2012
Posts: 26

Some may be girls. I know as a girl who reads a fair amount of shounen and seinen manga I either find the find the big chested character to be amusing or absurd and annoying.

Post #554208 - Reply to (#554114) by Chandalen
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5:18 pm, Jun 2 2012
Posts: 93

I agree with you in that...
"Tsundere"...That´s were my vote goes....

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Post #554210 - Reply to (#554114) by Chandalen

5:36 pm, Jun 2 2012
Posts: 85

I vote for this one as well

Post #554211
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6:05 pm, Jun 2 2012
Posts: 7777

Went with The dumb guy who always gets the girl,
AKA, every shōnen male lead ever. Why must they always be
mentally challenged? 9 times out of 10, the lead is a hotheaded retard
instead of a cool and collected strategist. I don't want to read stories of people
who bang their heads against walls until either side gives in, most of the time
the wall that is actually at least equally retarded or one-dimensional.

Another role that is not an option, though somewhat laps with some of them,
is that weakass twerp who just whines
how useless he is and then this steaming of pile of retard comes and saves
his ball-less dick.

Post #554227 - Reply to (#554187) by TaoPaiPai
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7:35 pm, Jun 2 2012
Posts: 84

Wow.... of course it isn't like they represent every other form of female (violent and "empowered" with the ability to almost kill any male without ANY punishment at all, perfect at grades, stupid, etc.).

Also, do you respond the same way when the vast majority of males are a) stupid, b) just plain mean and bullies, c) fathers who have no hearts and only serve roles as oppressors? No, probably not. But then again, I guess that is what I can expect of a woman/misandrist such as yourself, correct? I don't view those as examples of how Japanese males want their mates, so much as the fact that that is ONE portrayal out of every other possibility. Don't be small minded. If I was offended every time a male was portrayed bad, I wouldn't be able to use any media, since that is almost all that is ever on t.v. or in books.

Post #554228 - Reply to (#554131) by Pebble_
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7:39 pm, Jun 2 2012
Posts: 84

Urg, that does bother me. My first time reading that, I did a double take. I certainly don't remember ever being greeted like that, and pretty sure I would remember; especially, considering how American's love their personal space. Heck, in elementary we are taught how to put our arms out and make our "personal space bubble" and that was as close as we could get in lines and stuff.

I also hate how Americans are so often portrayed as the most racist creatures on the planet. If I see an American, I just know someone is getting called a monkey soon.

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Post #554238
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Shoujo Queen

8:44 pm, Jun 2 2012
Posts: 418

There is only a few stereotypes I hate but since I can only choose one, "I choose the shy, innocent and cute character". Words can not express how much I hate them , and usually crying/annoying/whiny chick usual comes under that category.

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But if it makes you happy to win on the internet, have at it.

Screams from the haters, got a nice ring to it. I guess every superhero need her theme music...
Post #554265

11:29 pm, Jun 2 2012
Posts: 21

Throwing another one out there. The female lead of any harem manga. When you know who the worthless protagonist is going to pick from chapter one every chapter after that just feels like filler.

Post #554269 - Reply to (#554187) by TaoPaiPai

11:48 pm, Jun 2 2012
Posts: 10

Yes and I want her to be able to tell right from wrong (morally speaking) and keep her AND me from those.

Infinitely better than slut who will sleep with anything that has dick.

Post #554277
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still lurqing

1:09 am, Jun 3 2012
Posts: 334

only the extremely evil and sly rival that amuses me. so, I don't hate 'im/'er. The rest? Yeah, I hate 'em entirely and equally. I won't vote this time.

grammar mistake is intentional, grammar nazis need their entertainment.
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