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Is Roronoa Zoro the greatest character in Japanese fiction?

Discussion in 'Akihabara Lounge' started by jayjay³², Apr 1, 2018.

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Is Zoro the greatest character in Japanese fiction?

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  1. jayjay³² Drug Addict

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    I studied a lot of Japanese literature back in undergrad and I’ve done some recent research on pre-historic, historic, and modern Japanese fiction quite extensively but I just don’t see how characters like Hikaru Genji, Miyamoto Musashi, and Son Goku can even compare to Roronoa Zoro.

    Obviously, Japanese fiction is still relatively young, so Zoro hasn’t quite reached the level of the fiction greats such as Jay Gatsby and Superman, but I think it just goes to show how much we take for granted.

    The crazy part is that Zoro’s story isn’t even finished. Who knows. Maybe a decade from now we will be comparing Zoro to characters in Greek mythology.

    What do you think?
     
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  2. Donquixote Doflamingo Master Puppeteer

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  3. Priscilla Alabaster Corpse

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    still waiting for his backstory to counter those " Tashigi is his Osananajimi theories "
     
  4. Djomla Jedi Master

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    Hahaahhaha, is this for real? :D
     
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    I feel like Sakata Gintoki is better then Zoro in every way and still wouldn't claim he is one of the greatest in Japanese fiction.
     
  6. Soca The Mud and the Oil Super Moderator

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    I'll just leave this here.
     
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  8. walpurgis Burgoo ohtanishoheiohtanishoheiohtanishohei

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    well duh, yeah, of course
     
  9. Lind Fire and Blood

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    As much As I love zoro, I really don’t think this will happen.
     
  10. xmysticgohanx Zoro > Law

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    he's better than any character I have seen
     
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  12. Ye Xiu Well-Known Member

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    Erza >>>> Zoro
     
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    Yes and it's not even close.
     
  14. Roƅ Suck my dick, Suit

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    Alright @jayjay³², who'd you lose a bet to to make this thread? :gglife
     
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    I know you watched db Z/Super and you still say that:dank
     
  16. Santoryu PERSONA

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    Certainly in One Piece.
    Kakashi's the best character out of the former HST, though.
     
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    zoro no diffs erza :noworries
     
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    Son Gokuu still remains the top.
     
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    Fuck no.
    He is awesome no doubt but the greatest nah. Edward Elric, Goku, Hiei, Lelouch vi Britannia are some of the greatest.
     
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    Just watched an episode of the Simpsons. Why does the main character of one of the best television series ever dress as Zoro and not as Goku, etc.? Does this confirm that Roronoa Zoro is in fact, the greatest character in japanese fiction? I'd say yes.

     
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  24. [S-A-F] Femto my boy!

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    lol you need to read more manga.

    Oh nevermind this is a troll thread. :quite
     
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  26. jayjay³² Drug Addict

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    I consider myself to be a pretty cultured and adept manga consumer. Which ones are you referring to?
     
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    Zoro fanboys have totally made me enjoy his badassness :(
     
  28. [S-A-F] Femto my boy!

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    Gojira and DB are the best things that came out of Japan period:catsalute
     
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