Throwing crap at FE13/FE14 =/= Miyazaki criticizing the anime industry.
I’ve seen people on Serenes liken their hate for FE13/FE14 to Miyazaki’s dislike for what the anime industry turned into.
Miyazaki felt this way because it was an industry he loved being
absolutely destroyed. It’s dominated by people who hate “observing other
The lack of empathy and investment to make memorable and
believable characters. Ones that have a semblance of being a real
Anime tropes to appeal to the “otakus” will be there, but it *DOES NOT* dominate Fire Emblem’s design.
by nature has “forgettable” characters because of the entire permadeath
premise. If they die, the story forgets them entirely.
All of their development relies on support conversations.
They actually put thought into the “trope” appeal.
They put the reasons the characters act that way in backstories you only get to discover if you invest in that character.
how do you get a player to do that? By exaggerating the HELL out of an
attribute they might like… whether or not you think it’s pandering to a
fetish or whatever.
I am not trying to start a fight or
anything, but it *IRKS* me when people reference Miyazaki’s contempt for
the anime industry and likening it to their own dislike for something.
attempt to justify their negative view as rightfully so, despite the
fact that they are playing up the actual gravity of their own situation.
disappointing to see how much steam the Awakening hate train got via
the “one-dimensional” characters with people throwing crap at the tropes
when they don’t even know half the stuff the characters say in support
Or their reasons for being the way they are. They were judging the book for its cover.
it or not, but actually reading an entire character’s backstory via
support conversations despite the anime tropes HAS that feeling of
believability Miyazaki criticized the anime industry for lacking.