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user-inactivated  ·  700 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: First time getting into final fantasy

And that demon up there is from the game persona it should be the that demon is not really from Japanese culture translated the name is incubus an incubus is a demon from European folklore this demon goes by another name too succubus which is the female verson of an incubus

They seem to take an inspiration from European mythology an put that into their game

And the demon doesn't rape you as the legend goes it tries to seduce or entices you

For females the incubus comes an appear's as handsome man for males the succubus comes an appear's as a beautiful female they to trick or deceive you into intimacy once they do they ether suck the life out or you or kill you if the legends correct

They seemed to take an inspiration from that and put it into their game

kleinbl00  ·  700 days ago  ·  link  ·  


Persona is like the most insanely Japanese game there is. Yeah - an incubus is a European legend but it's in a Japanese game. In European mythology? Incubi fucked women while they slept. In Persona? They've got a horn coming out of their crotch longer than their goddamn arms.

You've already said that you can understand and respect my beef with - again - "aspects" of Japanese culture. I'll reiterate - I accept a lot of weird shit in anime and video games. Less in anime because I saw Urutsukidoji in an arthouse theater in 1992 and had no idea what I was walking into. You get that shown to you as if it's normal and not at all weird and absolutely the thing you feature the weekend after My Neighbor Totoro and you start to question what people find acceptable.

Persona 5 was my Urutsukidoji video game experience. There's plenty of stuff that's cool, neat, interesting, admirable and worthy of emulation. But there's some shit that's just straight up not right and arguing about European demonology does not negate that. My receptionist is a gamer. I can't talk to her about Persona because it sails dangerously close to sexual harassment. That, to me, is reason enough to call "aspects" into question.

user-inactivated  ·  700 days ago  ·  link  ·  

And you can definitely call that in question really there's nothing wrong with you pointing that out I'm just saying if we're going to call that then we're going to have call anything like not just with Japanese culture with any culture with that issue

kleinbl00  ·  700 days ago  ·  link  ·  

...we're here discussing Final Fantasy.

user-inactivated  ·  700 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Ok then let's discuss final fantasy what do you think of the remake

kleinbl00  ·  700 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I think I'm not interested in playing it, as discussed previously, because FF15 was entirely too Japanese for me. Too many selfies, too much cooking, too much fishing, too many spreadsheets. Again, absolutely no judgment on those who enjoy that sort of thing; I am not one of them. We started this whole endeavor when I said that Weaboos are way too ready to criticize people who don't like fishing in their games because the Japanese are, to them, utterly beyond reproach.

and scene

user-inactivated  ·  700 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Alright good I'll that into consideration I can not agree personally but I will respect your opinion