but what is he really

This Goku thing

Okay I’m really confused… I don’t read the manga and I don’t really know all that much about who’s even involved in Super, whether Toriyama is completely out of the picture or what. But I keep seeing posts hating on this Toyotaro guy for writing the manga and wrecking the Goku character. I mean I know Goku has been off from the start of the anime compared to DBZ, but people seem to be really going batshit over the manga now so I decided to look it up to see if Toriyama has any idea what this guy is doing.

And it turns out… Toriyama literally approves of EVERYTHING Toyotaro writes? Like Toriyama gives him a basic story idea, Toyotaro writes it and sends it to him for his approval, and Toriyama changes it or edits it or whatever and the final product has basically been done by both of them. Now, I have also read that Toriyama has given Toyotaro more freedom and control as the series goes on, so it’s possible that some things have slipped past him, but he’s still pretty happy with how things are going as far as I can tell.

Now I know my source might not be accurate (Wikipedia lol) but assuming it is… it doesn’t seem like Toyotaro is changing this character against Toriyama’s wishes and totally fucking it up for everyone, it seems that maybe in the years since he last wrote DBZ (about 10 I think?), Toriyama has kind of changed his mind about who he wants Goku to be. I’ve also read (can’t remember where) in the past that Toriyama has at some point expressed that he wants Goku to remain that innocent naive character obsessed with fighting that he was in Dragonball, and that the events of DBZ kind of turned him into a character that Toriyama never wanted him to be. Honestly I think DBS is just Toriyama’s way of ‘resetting’ Goku. Which might be shit for everybody who loves the Goku of DBZ and has lived their lives with a certain perception of him, but… at the end of the day it’s Toriyama’s character, and he seems as much to blame in all this fucking up of Goku as anybody else. And I’m not trying to hate on Toriyama, I fucking LOVE Toriyama and I can’t express how grateful I am to him for creating this fandom and everything associated with it, I’m just saying that maybe we should be more respectful of his ownership of Goku and the person he has chosen to write him. From what I can tell Toriyama isn’t at all unhappy with how the manga is being written and it’s not fair for anybody to attack Toyotaro for it.

But, like I said, I might be wrong. I am totally willing to be proven wrong and if Toriyama doesn’t like DBS Goku then I will be the first to say what Toyotaro is doing is wrong, but if he is happy with it like he seems to be, then… guys, Goku is his OC. Let him do what he wants, and if you’re angry at Toyotaro for what Goku is (which you have every right to be, I don’t totally like what Goku is now myself) then you have to be angry at Toriyama as well. If you’re going to hate then at least be fair and hate on both of them.

Honestly I’m not trying to start shit. I still love Goku come what may, even if he is kind of a jerk now, and I love Toriyama. I just don’t like one person being hated on for something that other people were involved in as well. Please stop it.

There are so many conflicting opinions on my dash in light of the recent news article about Liam and personally it’s important to see the variation in interpretation, the possibilities of outcomes, all those things. It is important to some days to see the various opinions – even if they are incredibly biased, maybe in a good way maybe not so much.
However, it is really important to acknowledge that:

1. Mouthpieces present lies and exaggeration to sell narratives ( you can always skip over the unimportant bits, anyway) BUT EVEN SO, using that as some sort of a moral save to not be concerned over Liam is not a good way to go about justifying it, especially because,

2. Liam slogged his ass for 5+ years for a massive – in size as well in magnitude – ungrateful community. I’d say there is a lot of truth to his struggles

3. Besides, from what I have repeatedly observed over the years, it’s not like there was anyone questioning the veracity and relevance of authenticity of accounts vilifying Liam from these very mouthpieces. If anything, everyone is always ready with their pitchforks ready to attack Liam, so what gives? Is consistency not the forte of the season? 

4. Liam’s issues are his and his alone. Making this about the other members (past/present/current/former, whatever, for the sake of simplicity I’m using it as all inclusive term which considers all 5) does not exactly qualify as  being supportive, no matter how hard you try to convince yourselves it does. I mean if you couldn’t have made their issues about Liam and compartmentalized it just fine then maybe extend the same courtesy to Liam?

5. There is nothing that suggests Liam’s dropped brand new information. Yes, there might be an expansion but he has talked about his struggles on multiple occasions (pretty sure he was the first to talk about the issues too) and enough times to invite unfair and ridiculous hate, even. Reminds me of the multitude of comments under the “Drop the Mic” video expressing anger and sadness but more over shock over Derulo’s “it’s the one you never see” line. What befuddles me is why the shock? The fandom is comfortably guilty of ignoring everything Liam related – like oh, I dunno, the time he openly talked about his struggles but people were busy misinterpreting the comments to their ship – and so was/is their old team and consequently so was the media. At least Jason genuinely meant no harm…

Disliking Liam and remaining indifferent enough to not feel for Liam is one thing but can we drop these accessory excuses? It’s 2017, for crying out loud.

Liam’s love and passion for music and his love and commitment to fans tested his perseverance, really. And in spite of everything that went down, I can constantly say my guy was always the life of every show.

bakugou fics™

i’ve been reading a lot of bakugou-centric stories lately. the plots range from him being a ruthless, unforgiving king to being a coffee shop employee who falls for one of his customers quicker than leaves fall in autumn. in some, he is happy, and in many, he is riddled with rage almost 24/7. it’s interesting to see how creators bring him to life and paint stories with words beautiful enough to have me smiling with bliss or sobbing from pain. 


but by far, my ultimate favorite recurring plot that seems to be making more appearances as time goes on, is when authors portray him as an anger-filled person, with his own insecurities, walls built up high, high, high to protect himself from pain. then one day, someone comes into his life and changes it all for the better. they basically situate themselves into his life whether he wants it or not. the change doesn’t happen all at once, no. it is gradual, like snow melting on the first day of spring. he becomes calmer, holding and seeing things in a more delicate way.


and he seems to be in denial of it, at first, but everyone in the story notices it. they notice how the whole dorm doesnt wake up to the sound of his angry yells, or how they no longer have to worry about getting snapped at if they even utter a single word to him. they notice the little things, like how every trace of irritability drains out of him whenever that person is around, how his eyes soften at the sight of them, how he ‘accidentally’ does little favors for them like packing extra food or bringing an extra jacket so they dont get cold.


the other characters don’t see the quiet moments, though. the nights bakugou spends with his chest hurting, contemplating his emotions and his fear of destroying what he has because he’s bakugou, dammit, and his explosive behavior has destroyed so many things, but he also fails to notice that he’s stopped being so explosive. the days he spends with the person, eyes flickering to their lips each time they talk because he just wants to kiss them. the time he got dragged out into the rain just to splash in puddles for hours. the sleepy, soft murmurs they exchange as they sit next to each other, trying not to fall asleep because being with them is better than sleep (you know it’s real when you’d rather be awake than asleep)


then after a bit of angst, usually a huge disagreement or matter of miscommunication, bakugou finally confesses and they live happily ever after. 


it’s a cliche trope, i know. but the idea of portraying bakugou as a character who is ‘generally unlikeable’ with very obvious outward flaws, and have him still be able to find someone willing to work to break his walls down and rearrange every corner of his heart is so… nice. and it never really matters to me who exactly this person is in each fic– it’s always varied between kirishima, midoriya, todoroki, or ‘the reader.’ of course, i am well aware that things like deep-rooted issues and childhood trauma can’t be solved with just love. but having someone who is more than happy to keep you grounded while you fix yourself and hold you tightly enough so you don’t shatter as you pick up the pieces and glue them together is really helpful. 


the point of this is that, i love that, in these pieces of writing, bakugou is given a chance to grow. he’s given a chance for someone to love him in spite of everything that makes people dislike him. he finds happiness where he least expects it. i don’t care if that sounds terribly sappy (it is, honestly), all i want is his happiness even if it’s fictional.

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MOODBOARD III  —  MERLIN  +  GREY MORALITY & NEUTRALITY
truth has many shades ; it is not a matter of black and white, but grey. our enemies are never as evil as we imagine, and maybe we’re never quite as good, but the truest thing in the world is that everyone has their reasons.

non - rp blogs please don’t reblog !!

Welp, I’ve done it again and I only have myself to blame. I didn’t even really want to read anything, I just wanted to browse some fics to see what’s out there, but I saw some incredibly sad Dorian fics and now I’m upset.

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I shouldn’t have made some parts of this so complicated, but it was an experience.

[Belated] Congratulations to the Jacksepticeye community for 17 Million subscribers + 5 years on YouTube. Here’s to many more years of fun.

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This has been in my head for like a week. I like to think that Stan is ridiculously susceptible to genuine compliments, especially ones from his brother.

anonymous asked:

Kat,,,,,,,keith Cries,,,,,,,,,fanon keith is dead,,,hes,,,,,emotiONAL,,,

Dude. Dude, I know. Here’s some great stuff about Keith that fandom can no longer deny:

  • when asked to describe himself he first comes up blank
  • no mentions of his talents whatsoever?? he’s not arrogant
  • in fact he has no trouble admitting that he’s bad at something
  • keeps saying that he pilots the black lion but refuses to say that he’s the black paladin
  • he thinks that being part Galra might be why he has always been bad at connecting with people 
  • automatically plays around with his knife when the Galra part gets mentioned
  • THE STUPID CHEER FROM S1 IS STILL ON HIS MIND
  • is very straightforward and wants to avoid complicated stuff as much as possible
  • apologized twice for blowing up; he’s self-conscious about his temper
  • [voice crack] “I don’t know why I’m that way”
  • is aware of his abandonment issues
  • is also aware that he puts some walls up
  • tries to compose himself by rubbing his fingers together
  • knows when he is about to cry and promised himself not to do it ((in front of the camera/a potential audience at least))

HE’S. SO GREAT. SO SO GREAT. He’s much more self-aware than fandom gives him credit for. I LOVE HIM SO MUCH ;A;

Dio scribbles asdfghjkljlf;sdj

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Loki is too invested in Thor’s love life for some reason (͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

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ok so question.

Did anyone else remember this quick shot where the cam reverses and shoots Bev from Pennywise’s “front door?” Obviously it’s safe to assume that this is where he lives. But it’s not like… a cave, or a pipe, or some sort of “lair.” It has a door knob. And light inside.

Like, he presumably goes in, closes the door, and does other things between hanging out in sewers and absolutely scaring the shit out of children.

What the heck does he do? I mean… is he a read-in-front-of-the-fireplace kind of guy, or like, a finish-the-NY Times CrossWord-over-tea kind of guy?

I’m just trying to ask the real questions here.

Official subtitles of Dean’s prayer:

Okay, Chuck… or god, or whatever. I need your help. See, you– you left us. You LEFT us. You went off. You said… You said the earth would be fine because it had me… and Sam, but it’s NOT, and we’re NOT. 

We’ve lost everything (voice breaks). And now you’re gonna bring him back. Okay? You’re gonna bring back Cas, you’re gonna bring back Mom, you’re gonna bring ‘em all back. All of ‘em. Even Crowley.

’Cause after everything that you’ve done, you OWE us, you son of a bitch. So you get your ass down here and you make this right, right here and right now.

[Dean proceeds to destroy an innocent sign]

Please. Please help us.

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every derek hale scene » [5/?]

Warmup sketch of best boy because I’m about to draw 879348729+ profiles and i can see already my fingers’ grave 

Ok but spare me, I will forever draw sideview Asra because I don’t think my heart can handle his frontview glory