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Which drrr!! character are you with zodiac signs

Aries: Shinra Kishitani

Taurus: Izaya Orihara

Gemini: Masaomi Kida

Cancer: Vorona

Leo: Aoba Kuronuma

Virgo: Akane Awakusu

Libra: Ruri Hijiribe

Scorpio: Namie Yagiri

Sagittarius: The yo yo yo guy who grabs his crotch

Capricorn: Haruya Shiki

Aquarius: Shizuo Heiwajima

Pisces: Kasuka Heiwajima

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NOMINATE NINA AND IAN FOR THE TCAS 2015

As you know, the teen choice awards are a big thing and I believe we’ll be able to win this if we join each other as the DE family. Let’s bring home the awards for our favorite ship and well as an award for the actors who play it, they deserve it after six years. So, let’s go nominating!

Choice TV Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy: Ian Somerhalder

Choice TV Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy: Nina Dobrev

Choice TV Chemistry: Damon Salvatore and Elena Gilbert

Choice TV Lip Lock: Damon Salvatore and Elena Gilbert

Twitter nominations will also count so be sure to tweet with the following examples:

For Ian:
My #TeenChoice nominee for #ChoiceMaleHottie & #ChoiceSciFiTVActor is Ian Somerhalder

For Nina:
My #TeenChoice nominee for #ChoiceFemaleHottie & #ChoiceSciFiTVActress is Nina Dobrev

For Delena:
My #TeenChoice nominee for #ChoiceTVChemistry and #ChoiceTVLiplock is Damon and Elena

So let’s go #DEfamily, nominate and don’t forget to reblog to spread the word!

Viola Riku’s Independent Narrative: An Analysis

Ok, to be honest, this isn’t going to be a particularly objective analysis; really, it will be more of a gush post, if anything. Because I’m just so happy over the fact that, for the first time in One Piece, a female character has completed her very own independent plotline and narrative.

For the sake of coherence, I will organize my analysis in two parts: what we know for absolute certain and what we can interpret from these facts.

What We Know for Absolute Certain:

1. Generally, a male One Piece character’s arc narrative involves the following steps: the villain has terrorized the character, the character develops to the point that they can physically confront the villain as retribution, and Luffy finishes the job. Examples: Wiper from Skypeia, Chopper from Drum Island, Law from Dressrosa, Kyros from Dressrosa, Franky from Enels’ Lobby, and Zoro and Sanji from the East Blue Arcs, etc.

2. Generally, a female One Piece character’s arc narrative involves the following steps: the villain has terrorized the character, the character develops, and… for whatever extenuating circumstance, they never physically confront the villain and Luffy instead does the entire job for them. Examples: Nami from Arlong Park Arc (she never got to fight Arlong), Kokoro from Water 7, and Nico Robin (her snapping Spandam’s spine doesn’t count… the fight was already over and he wasn’t really the main main antagonist of the arc anyway).

3. Viola Riku, after spending 10 years of her life being controlled and terrorized by Doflamingo, physically confronts Doflamingo.


What We Can Interpret from This:

Viola Riku is quite possibly the first female One Piece character to ever have her own narrative be completed in the same fashion that a male character has. During the entirety of the arc, she has spent each of her moments doing whatever she could to undermine Doflamingo’s power, from assisting Usopp in taking down Sugar to straight up staring Doflamingo in the eye and planning to kill him or stall him long enough for him to get taken down. 

She got her own narrative. She got tortured by Doflamingo for years, and she gets to take him on on her own. While it coincides with and runs parallel to Luffy’s plotline, it’s utterly independent with its own buildup, culmination, and conclusion. You could cut out her plotline from every other subplot in the arc and it would stand on its own utterly fine as an uplifting, ultimately triumphant plot. In all senses, while she does get help along the way, she’s the hero of her own story in the same way that many male characters get to be.

And, in an arc where Robin got shafted from a solo fight three times and a woman got kissed without her permission, I’d say that that’s pretty damn important.