this doesn't look like a chibi but i still liked it

anonymous asked:

As much as I would like to believe in a doting dad King Endymion, isn't that contradicted in the anime when Chibiusa is whole-heartedly convinced that her parents don't care about her? That Pluto is the only one who even likes her? And in the new Sera Myu, if I remember correctly, she feels that she's rejected by everyone, not just some dumb kids. That doesn't sound like a child who grew up with loving parents by her side. She just sounds so lonely.

That is Chibi Usa’s perception, and I think it’s pretty clear in both the anime and manga (especially the anime, honestly) that Chibi Usa is a flawed narrator on that front.

For example, look at the memories we’re shown in the anime to illustrate the idea that Chibi Usa was lonely. There is the one where everyone mysteriously was too busy to celebrate her birthday. Then it turns out they were planning to surprise her with her parents returning from their trip early to celebrate it. Then there’s the one when she falls down in the rain and her parents did not immediately pick her up. In her mind, they were coldly refusing to help her. In reality, it turns out they were encouraging her to pick herself up (and I’m no parent, but it seems like pretty good parenting to me, not to race to pick up your toddler every single time she falls).

I think there’s a lot of factors in Chibi Usa’s loneliness growing up.

  • Her parents are busy all the time. They’re king and queen of the world, after all. There’s a reason most politicians and monarchs employ full-time nannies. The most loving parent can seem distant and cold if their attention is divided because of their job.
  • She’s an only child.
  • She’s the one and only child of the king and queen of the world. Think how much scrutiny she must have been under from the moment she was born. Imagine being a little kid seeing your own face on the tabloids all the time, for absolutely no reason other than who your parents are. Imagine how impossible it would be to feel normal.
  • Kids were mean to her, probably because of that aforementioned scrutiny.
  • She felt like she could never live up to her mother’s legacy, and clearly did not know how to communicate her fears to her parents.
  • Her fears turned into suppression of her own growth and magical powers, keeping her a child forever.
  • It turned into this negative feedback loop where her own fears of failure stunted her growth, but the lack of growth made her feel like a bigger failure and made people scrutinize her even more, so she became trapped in a cycle she couldn’t escape.

The first point is one that I relate to a lot. I have a really loving mother, someone who a lot of my friends and cousins have said they love and wish they had as a mom, but there was a point in my life when I was still desperately lonely. Because she was working long hours at the same time that kids at school were being bullies. Feeling alone at school and then coming home to an empty house really did make me feel rejected by everyone, even though that was objectively not true. That fact that she cared for me and supported me just… wasn’t enough to fix the situation. It was too big for her.

But leaving aside her parents for a moment, even if they were actually cold and distant, what about everyone else? What about the other senshi? What about Diana, who was already there in the manga?

Somehow Chibi Usa managed to be sad even with Diana in her life. You can make me believe that somehow every one of the senshi, including Usagi Biggest-Heart-in-the-Universe Tsukino, became cold and seemingly heartless, but you cannot tell me that Diana rejected Chibi Usa a single time in her entire kitten life.

So what made Pluto special, in a way that her parents and the other senshi and Diana could not be? Other than the fact that Pluto is wonderful and perfect and also incredibly lonely, Pluto has nothing to do with the world that Chibi Usa feels pressured by. Where Chibi Usa’s parents and even the other senshi must represent the world she feels inadequate at accessing, Pluto is literally outside of it all. Being with Pluto was an escape from a reality in which she is a princess living in the shadow of an immortal queen.

But let’s go back to the real issue Chibi Usa had: feeling overshadowed by Neo Queen Serenity, and the need to live up to her legacy. I feel like this is the main isolating force for her. And it is largely internal. Because look at what happens when Venus questions how Chibi Usa can take over as queen if she doesn’t have any powers.

King Endymion is not here for that kind of talk. He shuts that line of questioning down hard. It doesn’t matter that his daughter has been a powerless child for 900 years now, he still believes in her.

And look at how Neo Queen Serenity reacts to the same issue.

Chibi Usa thought she was not good enough, but her parents have never thought that. It was entirely her own insecurities, which she kept too bottled up for anybody to help her deal with them.

And we know that that must be the source of her problems, because from this point on, Chibi Usa is so much happier. She never indicates that Crystal Tokyo is a sad place for her to be anymore. The only time those same insecurities flare up again? Is when she feels overshadowed by Sailor Moon in the present. But she works through it and becomes both a happier person and a better soldier for it.

Long story short, knowing who Usagi and Mamoru are, knowing who Chibi Usa becomes after that first arc, knowing how easily childhood memories can be clouded, I see no reason to believe that Neo Queen Serenity and King Endymion are bad parents. If they were, then there was no resolution when Chibi Usa became Sailor Chibi Moon, and all that character development should have been directed towards resolution with them instead of her own personal growth.

ninjagirl08  asked:

Could u do a lil story about Murasakibara Hanamiya and Kagami x chubby fem(s/o) reader That fes/o of him doesn't feel rly good in her body but Murasakibara tell and show her tht he loves her like she is??please❤️🙈 Besides I LOVE UR BLOGGGGG❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️😘

Aww thank you so much, this is so sweet of you! Here we go, fluff for Kagami, Murasakibara, and Hanamiya! (*^v^*)ノ゚

Your room was quiet as the two of you studied for the upcoming exam.

“You there?”

“Hm?” You perked up and looked at Kagami, who apparently had been staring at you and tried to get your attention for a while until he resigned to place his hand on your shoulder.

“I was asking if you were feeling well,” he repeated with worry in his voice. He withdrew his hand and blushed like he suddenly realised the was touching you. He was still not used to it. “You seem down.”

“Oh, I just…” You smiled awkwardly and made a vague gesture instead of continuing your reply.

“Just what?” Kagami tilted his head in confusion. Your smile washed off. You averted your gaze.

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anonymous asked:

I heard that in chuugakkou anime, they removed some Eruri scenes, do you know if it's true. Bcs if it is, I'm starting to think that s/o in the anime team doesn't like Eruri, especially after the terrible way they handle Erwin in the OVA and removed anything that made him more human and the trust Levi placed in him more understandable. It really annoys me bcs I fear they'll do the same for S2 and then you'll get even more anime only fans shitting on Eruri and Erwin bcs of biased anime decisions.

Hello, one point to take note on chuugakkou anime & snk anime is the directors for both series are different, chuugakkou - Ibata Yoshihide and snk - Araki Tetsurou. Both of them have fairly different view on how they work on the series.

As for Chuugakkou anime, Erwin’s characterization is fairly different from the manga version, I suspect the reason might be that if they brought chuugakkou manga!Erwin into the anime, it might create a different impression of canon snk!Erwin. Chuugakkou anime is a light parody of the canon snk while chuugakkou manga is an exaggerated version of each characters’ humorous side.

It was expected actually from the moment I read his character profile and since there are still few more episodes to go so I guess let’s see what will happen.

Also that Erwin & Levi is in ch 41 and they only have 12-13 episodes for the anime, I think they prioritize the 104th cadets stories just like the snk chibi episodes. Since Erwin’s personality in the anime is different from the manga, it would be quite inconsistent to incorporate that story since the reason Erwin didn’t allow Levi to join home-econs club is because he’s too lazy to be in charge of it, which is quite different from canon snk!Erwin who is the one who always works hard and wanted Levi to join him instead. 

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