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Yuu Yuu Hakusho Characterization [Aug. 30th, 2008|11:43 am]
Yaoi/slash that BURNS.


I don’t mind the odd OOCness of certain characters, so long as I eventually understand the Why. But when a character I’ve seen ruthlessly maim/slaughter another apparently sentient and apparently intelligent being, and it isn’t his first time maiming/killing or his second time or even his tenth time, please, please understand that of course I’ll go WTF? ARE YOU INSANE? when the selfsame character starts crying and sinking into severe depression because the person he loves “doesn’t even know that he exists.” 

Yuu Yuu Hakusho Rant

Yuusuke is a delinquent. He smokes. He’s rude. He regularly skips class. He laughed at the prince of Spirit World, who had a influence over where his soul would go after death. He has the most fun when he’s fighting to the death. The one person he acknowledges, emotionally, as a parental/guardian figure in his life is also rude, is also tough as ***, and is also as socially stunted as him. When she died, he freaked. But he didn’t cry. That’s who Yuusuke is.

Just because, ZOMG, Kurama/Kazuma/Hiei/Koenma/Insert-Random-Male-Character doesn’t even knows that he exists does not mean that he’ll go home and cry himself to sleep. He’ll probably beat them to a bloody pulp until they do notice him or pretend that they don’t exist. Or just jump them. It’s Yuusuke. He’s the kid who grew up with a drunk mother and an addiction to adrenaline rushes. It’s Yuusuke, not you. mmk?

mmk. ^^

I realize that, in reality, when a boy falls in love with another boy, he automatically becomes the epitome of the stereotypical girl, because, hello, he just fell in love with another boy and that’s how you’re supposed to act when that happens no matter who you are…. Just typing that made me die a little inside. I hope you know that you just killed what me, Bad Author. And it hurts. It really does.


[User Picture]From: akai_senshi
2009-07-28 11:54 pm (UTC)

If anything, Yusuke's gong to make fun of himself.

"Damn, I'm a faggot. Who knew?"

Or if you want to be more serious, he's going to hide his emotions behind beating the crap out of people and/or being a pervert.

This reminds me of some of the less-than-stellar fics I've read about my OTP [above]. If you make Sensui and Itsuki into "seme" and "uke", you DO NOT GET their relationship, IMHO.
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[User Picture]From: erae_light
2010-01-22 04:59 am (UTC)
That is so true!

I mean, most authors/authoresses make formerly-badass characters into wussies. It's disconcerting to say the least.

I prefer reading YYH fanfics with their original personality in tact. It gets annoying when guys starts to act like girls.
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