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Japanese Fruitiness

Discussion in 'jRPG Weeaboo Discussion' started by Oracsbox, Nov 6, 2018.

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So why do Japanese games depict men in such a feminine looking way ? is it

  1. The Japanese are all faggots

    19.5%
  2. So into hot chicks they even make the men look like chicks

    19.5%
  3. They're confused

    8.0%
  4. Never confused it's art

    5.7%
  5. This poll is racist

    8.0%
  6. All of the above

    10.3%
  7. It's a cultural thing "I blame boy bands"

    32.2%
  8. Two Nukes Weren't Enough "Kingcomrade"

    31.0%
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  1. Oracsbox Educated

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    Proper Japanese dudes
    [​IMG]Toshiro Mifune

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    God tier Zatoichi played by Shintaro Katsu
     
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  2. Reinhardt Arcane

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  3. Jacob Obviously Arcane Patron

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    It's not like portrayal of ideal MALE as a young, clean, and athletic with flowing hair is exclusive to modern Japan/Korea. Looking at Donatello's David and portrayal of Endymion should give you a good idea of this. You can go as recent as Tolkien's Elves to show that being young is considered the ideal in western portrayal of MALE beauty.

    Remember that physically a man is at his peak on his 20s to early 30s.

    Many portrayal of older-looking men in media also meant to portray them as more realistic and down-to-earth instead of being a showcase of how an ideal man should look like.
     
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    And in case of Toshiro Mifune, the most important part is that he was very arguably the greatest actor of all time. He was a dramatic actor playing serious roles, he wasn't cast out of need for sex appeal (while sex appeal is almost certainly a major concern for any video game protagonist because money).
     
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  5. Oracsbox Educated

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    It occurs to me I could just have easily created a poll called
    Why do Western games and media depict so many women in such a masculine or androgynous way ? Is it

    1 Westerners are all faggots
    2 So into dudes they make the women look like dudes
    3 They're confused
    4 Very confused
    5 This poll is sexist
    6 All of the above
    7 Its a political thing I blame SJW's
    8 You all need to burn "Kingcomrade"
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  6. mustawd. Magister

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    Hey, fuck you.
     
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  7. Machocruz Arcane

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    Don't get it twisted. Women are the same all over the world. What works for entertainment and what get's pussies dripping in reality are often two separate things. Masculine looking men like Toshiro Mifune and Solid Snake absolutely appeal to alot of Japanese women when it comes down to brass tacks.
     
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  8. AscendedFlames Novice

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    There is some serious lack of knowledge in this thread about masculinity, physiognomy, neoteny , WW2, Modernism, Post-Modernism and culture.
     
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  9. Doktor Best Arcane

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    Not everyone can be a Rick and Morty fan.
     
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  10. Risewild Learned

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    I feel like I need to mention that usually girly guys in japanese stuff is common, it is also not that predominant unless it is aimed at girls.
    For example, you post Cloud from Advent Child, but I should mention that other male characters from the movie are manlier:
    Barret:
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    Cid Highwind:
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    It seems that in Nier Automata all characters are girly... I never played it but a quick google search only shows girly characters. They definitely know what type of audience they want.

    Raiden is from the Metal Gear games, it is the only girly main character in the series. Usually you have Big Boss or one of his clones:
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    Yeah, Japanese make girly men on stuff. But (unless the product is aimed at girls) it is usually just a minority in the product. There is one or two girly and then the rest of the characters are rough, or ugly, or muscular, with unkept/large facial/body hair, or "any other"/all of the "manly" traits.
     
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  11. laclongquan Arcane

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    FF7 Advent Children change Barrett quite a bit. In original FF7 posters and images he's a black guy (which is why I never understand the uninterest of black cosplayers toward this character).
     
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  12. Risewild Learned

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    He's still black in Advent Child.
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  13. Risewild Learned

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    I think most of it is because of the "picture" settings for the movie, all characters look way more pale than they should. The official Barret action figure is this one:
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    Which has a much more similar color to the actual game model of Barret:
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  14. HeatEXTEND Arbiter

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    If these look like boys to you it might be time to stop fapping to traps.
     
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  15. Oracsbox Educated

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    Nope I like women who look like women
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  16. Punch Novice Patron

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    Yet another thing in the laundry list of stuff that bothers me whenever I'm playing a japanese gayme. I really don't want to know what goes into the developer's minds when developing a game with super androgynous characters that makes them think "yep that's pretty good char design let's keep it into the final game".

    :prosper:

    Even moeshit stuff is better since at least you're staring at FEMALE waifus this time.
     
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  17. Damned Registrations Prestigious Gentleman Furry Weeaboo Nazi Nihilist

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  18. hexer Arcane

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    Anyone else noticed how feminine women like masculine men while masculine women like feminine men?
    Not to mention how many lesbians are pretty masculine and are attracted to women, while gay men are feminine and are attracted to men.
    It seems many people are sexually attracted to those who have features they themselves think they lack.
     
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  19. mogwaimon Learned

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    Ugh, movie Barret looks more like Tyrone than Barret. Seriously, movie Barret is basically a different guy, face looks barely anything like original Barret [​IMG]
    They also prettied up Cid a bit in the film, though he still looks like Cid. On that note, Big Boss/Solid Snake has been subtly gussied up a little over the years too, looking just a little bit less intense than his MGS1 incarnation. Think it's because somewhere along the line they made his eyes a little larger than they were before, but maybe it's just my autism flaring up. Japan can't resist their pretty boys, man.
     
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  20. Lutte Learned

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    Fashion is in the eye of the beholder. Men used to wear actual high heels, not just boots ala cowboy.
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    Raiden would be like a modern european monarch if he had a beard and stache.
     
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    Heck that guy there isn't even anywhere near as fabulous as Louis XIV.
     
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  22. Latro Arcane

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    movie barret = retarded gangbanger, has 12 children from 9 different women somehow
    game barret = Mr.T but less silly, you can actually believe he's a leader and responsible father
     
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  23. Tito Anic Magister

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    Ok, my two cents:

    Hero of Tsushima, Marshal-Admiral The Marquis Tōgō Heihachirō
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