@pretty much everyone else

Seems like a good day to remind people that no one can touch Daryl like this..

Except for Carol that is.. 

And that this kind of touch is different than say a pat on the back the back or a hand on the shoulder. Its a type of intimate touch of which he flinched from early on because no one else in his life before that ever got that close without hurting him.  Until Carol. And to this day I still haven’t seen anyone try to do this with him.

Touches from Carol are different for Daryl.

And it’s also good to remind you that Carol was cool to pretty much  everyone else and and put an act with them.. But when Daryl showed up on her porch..

She breaks down and hugs him, showing more emotion than she’s shown with anyone else in quite a while. Because around Daryl she can’t and could never bullshit. He sees right through her. He’s one the person who has the power to crash right through the walls she’s painsakingly put it up.

Carol simply has no protection from Daryl and the way he looks at her.

Its different with them. Just is. And anyone who dosen’t want to acknowledge that, there’s this river in Egypt you should visit.. just sayin..

gifs b y @oohhshiny

“Muhammad Ali was The Greatest. Period. If you just asked him, he’d tell you. He’d tell you he was the double greatest; that he’d ‘handcuffed lightning, thrown thunder into jail.’

But what made The Champ the greatest—what truly separated him from everyone else—is that everyone else would tell you pretty much the same thing.

Like everyone else on the planet, Michelle and I mourn his passing. But we’re also grateful to God for how fortunate we are to have known him, if just for a while; for how fortunate we all are that The Greatest chose to grace our time.

In my private study, just off the Oval Office, I keep a pair of his gloves on display, just under that iconic photograph of him—the young champ, just 22 years old, roaring like a lion over a fallen Sonny Liston. I was too young when it was taken to understand who he was—still Cassius Clay, already an Olympic Gold Medal winner, yet to set out on a spiritual journey that would lead him to his Muslim faith, exile him at the peak of his power, and set the stage for his return to greatness with a name as familiar to the downtrodden in the slums of Southeast Asia and the villages of Africa as it was to cheering crowds in Madison Square Garden.

'I am America,’ he once declared. 'I am the part you won’t recognize. But get used to me—black, confident, cocky; my name, not yours; my religion, not yours; my goals, my own. Get used to me.’

That’s the Ali I came to know as I came of age—not just as skilled a poet on the mic as he was a fighter in the ring, but a man who fought for what was right. A man who fought for us. He stood with King and Mandela; stood up when it was hard; spoke out when others wouldn’t. His fight outside the ring would cost him his title and his public standing. It would earn him enemies on the left and the right, make him reviled, and nearly send him to jail. But Ali stood his ground. And his victory helped us get used to the America we recognize today.

He wasn’t perfect, of course. For all his magic in the ring, he could be careless with his words, and full of contradictions as his faith evolved. But his wonderful, infectious, even innocent spirit ultimately won him more fans than foes—maybe because in him, we hoped to see something of ourselves. Later, as his physical powers ebbed, he became an even more powerful force for peace and reconciliation around the world. We saw a man who said he was so mean he’d make medicine sick reveal a soft spot, visiting children with illness and disability around the world, telling them they, too, could become the greatest. We watched a hero light a torch, and fight his greatest fight of all on the world stage once again; a battle against the disease that ravaged his body, but couldn’t take the spark from his eyes.

Muhammad Ali shook up the world. And the world is better for it. We are all better for it. Michelle and I send our deepest condolences to his family, and we pray that the greatest fighter of them all finally rests in peace.” —President Obama

Just wanted to do a cute quick doodle paint of some yyh boys!

jefferson jackson: 

- was capable of learning, understanding, and then BETTERING the mechanics of the waverider, all with about a year of college experience, making him a mostly self taught engineer. at nineteen

- saved the entire world from the dominators. it was ALL him + stein as firestorm. everyone else pretty much did nothing

- is sara lance’s second, making him rip hunter’s third, making him considerably higher up the chain of command for the team than all the other members who are considerably older than him

- loves his mom a lot

- is stronger than a nuclear bomb

- cute!!! very cute!!!!

- pure of heart and true of spirit

So, of all the gross, vitriolic, and bigoted things that REGs do, there’s one tactic/word that they tend to use en masse that is particularly vile.

“Allogay” (and the similar phrases that REGs use along with it)

Like…of all of their gross tactics, this is one of them that bothers me the most, and there’s a shitload of reasons why.

  1. As part of their attempt to slander a-spec people, and demonize the language that we need to discuss our oppression, REGs actively (on an almost constant basis) claim that a-spec people use “Allo-” as a slur, specifically, trying to paint it as a homophobic slur.
  2. They took a piece of a-spec language (that effectively means the same thing for a-spec people as “cis” does for trans people), and combined it with common homophobic slurs and phrases.
  3. Then, at every chance they get, they (indirectly) accuse us of hurling these disgusting slur hybrids (that they created). 
  4. Some of them even claim (directly) that the use of “Allo-” at all (as well as the non-existent use of the disgusting slurs that they created) is a carefully planned and executed campaign of homophobia. 
  5. Finally, after all of this…they then use these violent slurs that THEY CREATED against themselves and against pretty much EVERYONE ELSE in the community. 

These slurs and phrases that they’re throwing around are not just violently hateful towards a-spec people though, of course they’re not. The slurs that they’ve created (and are accusing us of using) are also violently heterosexist. 

In order to slander a-spec people, and demonize the language we use, REGs have deliberately combined he a-spec equivalent of “cis” with some of the more violent anti-gay slurs in the history of the modern lgbta+ community. They then use this slur against themselves and other parts of the community, before effectively pointing at us and yelling, “It was those scary cishet aros/aces!”

I just…do they not understand how much damage this is doing to people across all sections of the community? Do they not understand that they are actively perpetuating the violence that they are trying to “protect” the community from?

To be honest, I have never seen this term (or any of the similar terms that REGs use along with it) used by anyone other than REGs. And most often, I’ve seen it being used by REGs who are deliberately harassing a-spec people who were/are trying to talk about how allosexism affects them.

ALL Modern Who LGBT characters!

Note: Some of these are total queerbait. But hey, I put them on here anyway.

Captain Jack Harkness 
(Omnisexual according to John Barrowman) (Romances anything that breaths) (Also could be polyamorous but that’s just a theory in the fandom) 

Alonso Frame
(Gay?) (Flirts with Jack Harkness after being set up by the 9th doctor) 

Ianto Jones
(Bisexual usually leaning towards women except with Jack) (only seen kissing Jack) 

Toshiko Sato (Bisexual maybe? It mighta been because of aliens) (has a sexual and romantic relationship with a woman but also has romance with a man) 

The Doctor
(pansexual as theorized by fandom) (kissed Rory as well as pretty much everyone else.) (Other theories on The Doctor’s sexuality include asexuality, heterosexuality, bisexuality, omnisexuality, polyamorous, and pretty much anything else you can think of.) 

River Song
(Bisexual or maybe pan. Moffat has referred to her as bi and I believe Alex has as well, but I’m not sure if the identity is confirmed since Moffat called Jack bi in the same tweet which is not accurate) (Married to at least 2 women and 3 men and flirts with anything that moves.) (Also might be considered polyamorous) 

Madame Kovarian
(Lesbian?) (Moffat has claimed she used to be married to Tasha Lem) 

[Enter the five minutes Amy thought Rory was gay here….] 

Madame Vastra
(Lesbian) (Married to Jenny. Kisses and hints at sexual relationship.) 

Jenny Flint
(see above) 

Oswin Oswald
(Questioning) (First kiss was with a woman -Nina, but she claims it was a phase) 

Tasha Lem
(Lesbian?) (Mother Superious of Papal Mainfraim, the church in space where you have to be naked) (Moffat claims she was married to Madame Kovarian) 

Clara Oswald
(Bisexual, identity not confirmed) (Kissed Jane Austen but also had a thing for 11) 

[I’ve heard Miss Quill isn’t straight but I haven’t seen Class so I don’t know] 

Bill Potts (Gay according to Pearl Mackie in an interview!)

Feel free to add to this list in reblogs if I forgot any!

Masterlist // 3

This is a masterlist for SHINee, GOT7 and iKON!

Here are the other masterlist:

BTS

EXO, Seventeen

VIXX, WINNER, NCT, Jay Park, SuJu, BigBang

SHINee:

Texts:

-When he takes care of your child

-When you had a major panic attack and they freak out

-He thinks you’re cheating on him (Jonghyun angst)

-He thinks you’re cheating on him (Jonghyun angst)- part 2

-When you’re feeling insecure after watching WGM for the first time (Taemin)

-When he’s on tour and really misses you (Taemin fluff)

-He’s confessing to you (Taemin)

-You’re drunk texting them

-Texting you while you’re in the same room

-They can’t sleep so they want to some over

-They think you’re ignoring them but you just fell asleep

-They accidentally text you something dirty

-Random late night conversations

-You surprise them after their concert

-“I’ll come and fix it right away!” //Minho

-They heard/saw you crying (you’re not dating yet)

-You confess and they turn you down due to a misunderstaning- part 1 // part 2  

Imagines:

-What dating Taemin would be like

-What dating Jonghyun would be like

-What dating Key would be like

-Neighbor!Key

-Prince!Onew

Reactions:

-Reaction to meeting you at a fan sign and all of them falling for you

-Reaction to you buying you both a couple outfit

-Reaction to your relationship getting public by accident

Conversation reactions:

-Reacting to you winning an award in a dance competition (Taemin)

GOT7:

Texts:

-They confess to you using the lyrics of “Confession song”

-You surprise them at their concert

-Others telling you that Yugyeom likes you

-They accidentally text you something dirty

-Others tease you for having a crush on JB

-When he’s in love with a noona (Jackson)

-They text you after a break up

-They’re trying to hook you up with Yugyeom

-When you thought they forgot about your birthday

-Love caught on camera (Jaebum)

Scenarios:

-The English teacher (Jackson)

-It has to be you (Jaebum fluff)

-A walk to remember (Jinyoung)

Imagines:

-What dating Jaebum would be like

-What dating Mark would be like

-What dating Junior would be like

-How would GOT7 members help you out with the stress that comes before finals

-Prince!Junior

-Super Powers!AU- Jackson

-Elf!Junior

Reactions:

-When his noona girlfriend and her group are doing a sexy performance and he watches backstage (Jackson reaction)

-When they see you dressed up really fancy and with your makeup done nicely for the first time

- When one of your guy friends is being too touchy-feely with you

Conversation reactions:

-Reactions to you and the other members playing blindfolded hide ans seek in the dorm (Jaebum)

-Reaction to you cursing him while arguing (Jackson)

-Reaction to telling him you’re pregnant (Jaebum)

Snaps:

-He’s jealous when you meet a friend who likes you

iKON:

Texts:

-They bring a puppy home

-They want you to call them oppa

-Texting you while you’re in the same room

-Other boys teasing your having a crush on Junhoe

-Other boys teasing you for having a crush on Bobby

-Other boys teasing you for having a crush on Hanbin

-You surprise them after their concert

-When Hanbin has a crush on you

-When Bobby has a crush on you

-They think you’re ignoring them but you just fell asleep

-They’re whining to you because others ate the chocolates you gave them for Valentine’s Day

-They find out they weren’t your first iKON bias

-They’re teasing you about your upcoming debut as a rapper

-Having them over for dinner and them complimenting your cooking (WinKon)

-They text you about a huge problem they have but in the end it’s just them being…well, them

-They accidentally text you something dirty

-Others telling you that Chanwoo likes you

-Texting them after watching WIN and Mix&Match upset about the situation they had to go through to debut

Imagines:

-Waiting for him with your 8 months old daughter sleeping on your chest (Hanbin)

-He introduces you to the fans during their concert (Hanbin)

-Traveling with Jinhwan

-Traveling with Hanbin

-Married life with Hanbin

-Chanwoo-SuperPowers!AU

-Dating Junhoe would be like

-Hanbin as a dad of a newborn baby

-Training for a dance collab with Jinhwan

Reactions:

-Reaction to you being shipped with another member

-Reaction to your ex trying to get back with you

-Reaction to you doing something sexy when you’re still not dating

-Reaction to you getting on many magazine covers in Korea, Japan and USA

-Reaction to security not letting you enter their hotel room since they and pretty much everyone else have no idea you’re dating

Conversation reactions:

-Reaction to you being able to death growl (Bobby)

-Reaction to you rapping his part in iKON’s song even better than him (Hanbin)

Outfit imagines:

-First date with Hanbin

  • Annabeth: So to relax a bit, we're playing Never Have I Ever
  • Percy: Aw yiss I love this game
  • Annabeth: I'll go first. Never have I ever... died.
  • Magnus, taking a drink: Ouch
  • Leo: That's low, dudette.
  • Percy: My turn! Never have I ever... Actually I've done a lot of things, can you come back to me?
  • Annabeth: Okay, Piper, you go.
  • Piper: Never have I ever earned a scar from biting a stapler. *High fives Reyna*
  • Jason: Pipes!
  • Leo: Never have I ever had some type of crush on Percy.
  • *pretty much everyone else drinks, excluding Percy*
  • Percy: Guys wtf
  • Annabeth: Guys wtf
  • Jason: #NoHomo
  • Percy: #FullBromo
  • Hazel: What
  • Annabeth: Okay, you two stop. Reyna?
  • Reyna: Never have I ever got taken out by a brick
  • Jason: NOW you're targeting me!
  • Frank: I've had strange experiences
  • Will: I'll go next. Never have I ever been in the Underworld.
  • Everyone: ...
  • Will: *high fives Apollo*

All the Balmung ladies
All the Balmung ladies
All the Balmung ladies
Now put your hands up

Character hub, the Ul'dah pub
Emotin’ my own flirty thing
You mouse-over, click, make sure there ain’t a dick
Cause that shit don’t match your fantasy

Your whisper comes, “U want sum fuk?”
Ain’t paying -that- any attention
Cause I’m just not here to ride your spear
Don’t care if you’re lonely

‘Cause if you liked it, then you should have asked IC for it
If you liked it, then you should have asked IC for it
Don’t be mad that I won’t take gil for it
If you liked it, then you should have asked IC for it
Oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh

I got cute glams equipped, a drink in my grip
Got others in this roleplay scene
Got gpose up, zoomed close up
I can care less what you think

Now you show aggression, condescension?
Ain’t payin -that- any attention
If it’s me you wanna earn, then you gotta learn
Character development is key

If you liked it, then you should have asked IC for it
If you liked it, then you should have asked IC for it
Don’t be mad that I won’t take gil for it
If you liked it, then you should have asked IC for it
Oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh

[apologies to Beyonce… and pretty much everyone else too]

Here’s why I think Nero didn’t kill Angelo:

1. There’s no blood, the sea couldn’t’ve washed it away so quickly

2. No trace of Angelo’s body hitting the sand, no body on the shore

3. If Nero wanted to kill him, he wouldn’t have bothered telling him ‘You don’t need a reason to live, just live’ in the first place

4. Ep 12 is dedicated to both of them coming to terms with their actions and with the fact that revenge isn’t the way.

5. Nero wouldn’t smile like that if he killed his husband Angelo.

6. Hell, even Barbero says Nero can’t kill Angelo

agent-sapphire  asked:

Gods, that Adamms Family au tho. Do you have more headcanons??? Cause I def need more, lmao. :"))) I can only imagine Keith and Shiro dancing dramatically, Shiro dipping Keith down, gracefully and flawlessly spinning him and after the dance, kissing each other without missing a beat. ♡ :"D

It started as a joke but the more I think about it the funnier it gets and the more I want it to happen HAHAHAAHHHA but yes what you said YES!

Sheith The Addams Family AU PART 02  [PART 01]

  • They dine like normal rich people. Four chandeliers in the room, longass obsidian table darker than the human soul with six candelabra, black and red utensils, black goblets, a dead boar’s head hanging on the wall, a guillotine in a corner. Yknow, the usual… stuff.
  • Their car is the 1938 Packard Hearse. Fricking beautiful lmao Of course they get weird looks. Who in the right mind would have a funeral car for family use? Apparently they do. 
    Pidge (Wednesday): Father, kids at school make fun of our car.
    Keith: Oh, they’re just jealous they don’t carry the dead with them wherever they go, my dear. Now run along.
  • Every morning, Pidge would try to do something to Lance (Pugsley) before breakfast when he’s asleep.
    Lance: Father! Pidge tried to suffocate me again in my sleep!
    Shiro: *sighs and turns to Pidge* Pidge, my darling, what did I tell you?
    Pidge: To use a pillowcase with a rope instead of my own hands.
    Shiro: Good. *smiles* We’re not barbarians you know. 
    Pidge: *frowns*
    Keith: Poor thing, she’s lost all her desires to strangle her brother. 
  • When they are receiving visitors, Shiro is usually the first one introduced. And when Keith walks in, Shiro just couldn’t keep his eyes off him, pretty much ignoring everyone else in the room.
    Shiro: Mon amour. *walks up to Keith and pulls him closer* *takes his hand and kisses it* *kisses Keith’s neck*
    Keith: *tilts head to give Shiro more room* *hums in pleasure* *sees the visitors and smiles* Forgive my husband. He’s like a desperate howling demon. Especially when I wear this suit. It brings back memories
    Shiro: *cups Keith’s face* My little bat. I remember that night as if it was only yesterday. 
    Keith: Mon chéri.
    Shiro: Oh, Keith. The things you do to me when you speak French.
    Keith: *whispers and kisses Shiro’s jaw* I know. 
    Visitor: *to the family’s butler* *coughs* S-should we um… come another time? They seem so busy with… each other.
  • They get called to school when one of their kids had done something. Keith would walk in the school hallway and get stared at.
    Kid: *looks at Keith funny* Did someone die?
    Keith: I can only hope. *sighs*
    Kid: You’re weird.
    Keith: *raises an eyebrow* And you’re wearing colours. 
    Teacher: Ah, you must be Lance’s Dad.
    Keith: *nods* I am his father, yes. What did my precious devil do?
    Teacher: He had a fight with one of his classmates.
    Keith: *eyes widens* Did he win?
    Teacher: *shock* Mr. Shirogane, he punched a boy in the face. A boy named Hunk.
    Keith: *sighs* I told him to aim for a bloody nose if he liked someone. Don’t you worry. I’ll have a talk with him.
    Teacher: Mr. Shirogane, Hunk was crying and Lance was pleased.
    Keith: Well, what did you expect? Life if not all lovely thorns and singing vultures you know? They like each other. Give it time.
  • Love declarations all the time! Shiro and Keith doesn’t give a damn about the time and place. If there’s one thing certain about them, it’s the fact they are so in love with each other.
    Shiro: To live without you, only that would be torture. *leans in*
    Keith: A day alone, only that would be death. *leans in*
    Shiro: Someday we’ll be buried here, side by side, six feet under, in matching coffins… *lips almost touching*
    Keith: …our lifeless bodies rotting together for all eternity.
    PTA Meeting head: *clear throat* Umm, Mr. and Mr. Shirogane. If you please, we’re having *cough* a meeting and would like to hear your opinion and not your… *gestures at them* whatever inappropriate thing you are doing in front of us right now. *flushes*
  • They are very very dramatic. Slow dancing with so much kisses here and there, teasing each other that other people at the formal restaurant couldn’t help but just stare at them in awe. They don’t even break a sweat after such intense dancing.
    Person 1: Who the hell invited Dracula?
    Shiro: *perks up* What? Is our cousin around here? *looks around*
    Keith: *caresses Shiro’s face* Oh, my darling. We could only hope he died after what you did to him.
    Shiro: *looks at the person* *grins* Cyanide poisoning. 

I NEED FICS SO BAD LMAO

Goldilocks || 04

Rated M (language and smut)

Warnings: dry humping, breast play

Summary: After getting evicted, your two best friends Jimin and Taehyung offer you a place to stay until you get back on your feet. Needless to say, with a part time job and a mountain of student debt, that’s not happening any time soon. Eventually, they DO become really fond of having you around, helping with chores and even splitting rent. So when you come home one day to find someone has been sleeping in your couch-bed, well… it’s something you won’t take lightly.

Out of context Goldilocks quote:
“If you guys are done making butt jokes I’d really like to watch this movie.”

Link to: Goldilocks Masterlist || Previous Part || Next Part

not my gif, credit to owner

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A/N: OH LOOK THE RATING CHANGED. Yeah so imma just leave this here and run. No EOPQ, but feedback is appreciated and depending on the reaction, I might be a hoe and drop 05 tomorrow. If you’re someone who doesn’t like smut, asterisk* is where it starts, skip until the *asterisk where it ends. You won’t be missing plot stuff. I made sure of that. NOW I’M GONNA RUN BYE~~

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Taehyung has always loved boobs.

It has become apparent over the past few years of your close friendship that it isn’t even a sexual thing sometimes. He simply loves boobs. Perky, droopy, big, small, even man-boobs. He’s explained several times that “they’re just like, really comfy, okay?”

The sad thing is, you can completely believe him, and this is one of the main reasons why you choose to cross your arms when he begins pleading, unabashed as Jungkook and Jimin look on.

“Baby, just come cuddle with me,” Taehyung laughs, gesturing in a pitiful attempt to persuade you to join him, speaking loudly to be heard above both the pouring rain outside and the dialogue of the movie.

“Go take care of your boner first,” you retort.

Taehyung’s lips slip into an easy, suggestive smile, “Wanna help me with that? Or should I say… give me a hand?”

You stifle a laugh, “The only hand I’ll be giving you is my entire fist up your ass.”

“Damn baby, that’s a bit much. Can’t we just start with a finger?”

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“Iron Fist is SOO BAD”

Are we watching the same show? Each Marvel/Netflix show is so different from the rest. This one is a ‘slow burn’ which I don’t think is bad. Has the acting been a tad iffy in the beginning, sure. Does everyone else remember Foggy Nelson pretty much the entire first season of Daredevil? Yeah, not too great. I think Iron Fist was doomed from the start, and that makes me sad. 

The reviews mostly paint this show so wrong and it’s nuts. Is the acting off at first, yes, but as the show progresses it get better.

And for all of the ‘Danny is such a creep/Just a white boy appropriating culture’

He grew up in K’un L’un, can you appropriate a culture that your a part of for more than a decade? He is also thrust into a world that is so different to the one he became an adult in. Yeah he is gonna be a fish out of water.

I don’t want to internet fight anyone, I just think this whole shitstorm has been so sophomoric and very draining.

Dating Tate Would Include:

Originally posted by cannibalbastard

Post-Death

~Him popping in the room stealing kisses

~Him humming “Heart Shaped Box” to help you sleep

~ Him protecting you from pretty much everyone else

~Cuddles for days


Pre-Death

~Long walks on the beach

~Being the cute hand-holding couple (a.k.a goals)

~Lots of singing

~Cute, meaningful dates + presents

MENA people really seem to not give a crap about ethnic and religious minorities within their region tbh. A lot of them cry about Islamophobia in the West (and rightfully so) but don’t really care that many Muslim majority countries pretty much treat non-Muslim minorities as second-class citizens. How Coptic Christians get treated in Egypt, for example, is awful. There is growing religious intolerance and a rise of sectarian violence. Many moved to the west as a result. Armenians and Kurdish minorities face persecution in Turkey, and there are still many political prisoners. In Iraq, the Shia prime minister pretty much only cares about protecting his own sect and disregards everyone else. Many Iraqis are also really racist against Kurdish people and see them as inferior, and often uphold the stereotype that they have low IQ and are not intelligent enough to be able to even run their own country, so that is often used to say that the Kurdish shouldn’t have their own sovereignty. In Saudi Arabia, they literally do not allow churches there, even though it’s the land of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) - he clearly taught that Christians and their places of worship should be respected. Lets not even get started on the anti-Semitism, and how under the ba'ath Saddamist regime in Iraq, so many Iraqi Jews were displaced and forced to move to Isr**l. Today there are only four Iraqi Jews living in Iraq.

When all of this is said, MENA people tend to scream “This is Western propaganda!” No it isn’t, sit down.

What are Ace Attorney Characters like in the original Japanese Version?

mxearthling asked me:

hello!! i found your AA “pronoun” and honorifc post in the tag and it was really interesting!! i was wondering if you could expand on blackquill, edgeworth, and klavier in particular when it comes to how they refer to themselves/what others call them? i am INSANELY curious.

This is an interesting Question I got a while back. Now that I’ve replayed some of the games AND am playing Spirit of Justice I feel more up to try and answer it. That said, I am going to go through all Ace Attorney main characters, meaning Defense Lawyers, Detectives, Assistants and Prosecutors, and will give you a profile of how they were written in Japanese, comparing it a little to the original. 

This post might be edited when I realize I misremembered something or learn something new.

That said, let’s go!

Currently on this list:

  • Phoenix Wright
  • Mia Fey
  • Maya Fey
  • Miles Edgeworth
  • Dick Gumshoe
  • Pearl Fey
  • Franziska Von Karma
  • Ema Skye
  • Kay Faraday
  • Apollo Justice
  • Trucy Wright
  • Athena Cykes
  • Klavier Gavin
  • Simon Blackquill

Phoenix Wright

Japanese Name: 成歩堂龍一(Naruhodô Ryûichi)

Japanese Name Meaning: “Naruhodô” is a pun on “Naruhodo”, a Japanese phrase akin to the English phrase “I see(what you mean).” “Ryûichi” means “Dragon”, and the ending of the name indicates that he was the firstborn son of his family. This “Dragon” is presumably what served as the inspiration for naming him “Phoenix” in the English localization. 

Refers to himself as: “Boku”, a rather soft-sounding way for men to say “I”, albeit it’s still less formal than “Watashi” would be. This makes me sound younger than a professional who would be using “Watashi”, since older men tend to prefer “Watashi” in their work life. While we’re at “Boku”, contrary to what you may have heard, women *do* use it veeeeeery rarely, albeit women using this in real life are usually seen as eccentric and odd. It’s more common for women to use it in poetic writing, though. In any case, Phoenix’ “Boku” is written in Hiragana, indicating that it sounds especially soft, hinting at his generally mild-mannered personality. 

Referred to by the Textboxes as: “Naruhodo”, with a short “o”, openly acknowledging the pun.

Referred to by others as: Maya, Pearl and Mia call him “Naruhodo-kun”, with the short “o”. Trials and Tribulations indicates that Phoenix tried to stop Mia from constantly cutting off the “O” in the end of his name, but she never did, so the punny nickname stuck. Larry and Edgeworth both call him by his last name, “Naruhodô”, without a honorific, which is common among male friends. Apollo and Athena correctly refer to him as “Naruhodô-san” (with the long “O”). Trucy calls him “Papa”, which explains the writing on his beanie. The Judge calls him “Naruhodô-kun”. Blackquil calls him “Naru-no-ji”.

His Speech-style: Somewhat casual, he does sound like a pretty typical, mild-mannered young man, using less polite forms when talking to Maya and more polite forms when talking to certain witnesses or the Judge. He uses the very common, polite “Desu-Masu” forms (which most people in Japan use when they’re talking to anyone other than their closest friends and family) a lot more frequently than a lot of other characters in the series.

Notes: Probably the character who carried over best in the translation. His averageness definitely helped.

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