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kleinbl00  ·  703 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: First time getting into final fantasy

Dude.

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  ·  703 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  ·  703 days ago  ·  link  ·  

...we're here discussing Final Fantasy.

user-inactivated  ·  703 days ago  ·  link  ·  

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

kleinbl00  ·  703 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  ·  703 days ago  ·  link  ·  

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