Heh, so I was quickly re-reading FRLG arc
because I need to keep reading it to delude myself that it’s an okay arc, and surprisingly, I really do like that Yellow is still portrayed to be capable of fighting against Team Rocket.
It’s just so strange because I just recently re-read GSC and it feels like her character got shoehorned to the sidelines until the last few chapters. FRLG makes an attempt at showcasing about what we loved about Yellow.
She’s derpy, she’s funny, she’s got heart, and she is just as capable as other Dexholders.
So… when did the fandom start portraying her as weak… and why are all the fanfictions of her literally copy-paste fics of Yellow wanting Red to notice her, but she can’t confess, type of shmick? It’s just there’s this strange sharp disconnect from manga Yellow and fandom Yellow that it really irks me the wrong way.
There’s more to Yellow than trying to be the MC’s love interest, ffs.
I mean, here’s the literal translation of what Sird/Saque said against Yellow