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mikasa

Discussion in 'Featured Anime of May 2013' started by Inuhanyou, May 7, 2013.

  1. Inuhanyou

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    so...anime only ppl....what is your opinion on mikasa thus far in the anime?
     
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    She was created to be popular. All of the traits that lead to popularity in Japan were stuffed into her. I'm not as easily manipulated as the masses. I see her as one of the least interesting characters in the cast.
     
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    how so...and what traits if you dont mind me asking for elaboration lol
     
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    I think she's cool so far. I like her design a lot, but we know almost nothing about her. I read somewhere that she's an orphan sister, so I'm interested to hear about her back story and I'm excited to see her in combat (as well as more combat scenes in general...)

    I like her more than Armin, but less than Eren so far. I feel like inevitably she'll be the favorite of the three (assuming Eren isn't actually dead, I'm guessing he's not) but the commander guy, Pixie or whatever his name is, he seems like he'll end up my favorite character.
     
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    I think the traits he's talking about are the traits that most popular anime characters have. They're cool, calm and collected, have natural talent and are usually one of or the most visually attractive of the bunch.
     
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    i suppose one could get that impression initially.
     
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    also iguess its doubly so that weve seen so much hype but nothing in practice as of yet
     
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    She kinda annoys me at times.

    Like, fuck Eren already and get over him. I'm your true man anyways. :pek:hmpf
     
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    She's pretty one note so far. Eren on the mind 24/7
     
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    She's allright. She has strong points and weak points, I'm neutral about her.


    it's the angst.
     
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    She's probably one of the best portrayal of females in anime. Strong women are always standouts.
     
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    i hesitate to say much in this thread. the reason obviously being that you cant really say anything that would not be a spoiler. yes, mikasa does have eren on the brain all the time. but make no mistake, she is as far from a hinata type character as possible and she is a true strong and legitimate female representation. her many reasons for sticking to him like glue(some of which that you will find out extremely soon) are very sound, especially in a world like this that is a very merciless place. without saying much, humans have much more to shield themselves from than titans.
     
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    How was Mikasa's design changed from manga to anime?
     
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    It should have been like this:

    Spoiler:


    :LOS :LOS :LOS
     
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    id post some pretty straightforward comparisons, but the device im on prevents me from doing so. in short, the anime has thus far attempted to bishoujo her up significantly. its a very shallow fanservice where she does overly "cute" things, changing certain scenes or taking things out entirely to give her a completely different vibe. and thats before we get to her actual artistic design being compromised. (those lips for example... ) even the scenes they get straight from the manga her altered in some way.

    in the anime for instance for episode 5 they have to slowly pan the camera over to her with her hair flowing in the wind and sparkly eyes with an overdone flourish as if shes taking a photo op, whereas in the manga she just looks back with her normal deadpan gaze(which you may not have yet seen because they changed her eyes too, she doesnt have pupils) and then thats the end of it.


    its all kind of hard to put into words, so i would suggest reading the manga up to this point to see for yourself the extent of the changes
     
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    I wonder if they actually show what kind of body Mikasa actually has.

    Would it be a spoiler seeing as it wasn't really in the Manga but more side art?
     
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    i hope they do....but i would not be suprised if they change it or more likely, simply dont show it to keep up their illusion of mikasa as a girly girl who holds her head and looks down all moe when eren headbutts her instead of taking it like a champ
     
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    they really ruined mikasa

    o boy
     
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    I thought this at first. Like, exactly.

    But it's not true, she has some characteristics that are more unique and not the sort of thing a generic fanservice girl has.
     
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    Those abs, she is so badass.
     
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    Need more Mikasa kicking ass
     
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    Yeah so after this episode I like Mikasa a good deal more.
     
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    Mikasa? Faithful waifu materials.
     
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    ^ haha that's one kick ass signature
     
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    She bores me to be honest.
     
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    I do find her a bit bland at times but the girl sure can be badass.
     
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    And who can blame her? She lost her biological family after those whore traders butchered her parents right in front of her, and then she sees her adoptive mother being torn to shreds and devoured by a creature she never thought she'd ever see in her life. And her adoptive father is nowhere to be found yet. It's not surprising she'd want to stick to the only family she has left, especially when she knows how reckless he is.
     
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    Funny you'd say that, she reminds me of Rukia :p and I don't like that type of character very much, especially if it's a female character. luckily the anime team improved her design and gave her more life. but I like Eren and Armin more. I like those who show their emotions (whatever may they be) more than the staid ones.
     
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