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32 Reasons Anime is relatable in a way

Really now? I have about a hundred relatable samples. I wonder which one is yours.

I'll cut it to parts because it's kinda long. And BEWARE OF SPOILERS!


1. Kaneki Ken (Tokyo Ghoul) - a.k.a. Mr. Nice guy

So some people are just really nice that they choose to be hurt than to hurt others. I am like this sometimes but man it's too painful! Kaneki had to suffer to all that pain and torture from people like Tsukiyama (who set him up), Yamori (who tortured him), Nishiki (who almost killed him and Hide) and Rize (who almost ate him!). Are you like Kaneki?

2. Mirai Kuriyama (Beyond the Boundary) and Eisuke Hondou (Detective Conan) - Mr. and Mrs. Clumsy

So we both know how clumsy these two are. And their clumsiness doesn't only happen in anime. Even in real life! We trip, we fall, we hit ourselves to a glass door or a lamp post, get a bucket over our heads or even have a book fall over us after we already trip on a carpet and hit our head on a bedside table. These two experience those and pretty much real life isn't so far from it.

3. Gowther (Nanatsu No Taizai) - Lacking emotion

Sometimes we fail to respond or to act in a certain situation correctly. Like talking about crushes in the wrong time, spilling secrets when the tension is high or even saying you're in love but show no expression. That's Gowther for us.

4. Ami Kawashima (Toradora) - Wearing A Mask

Some of us wears a mask when in front of people, not much know our true colors. There's also a part of us that we show we're bad but deep inside we're not. Ask this stupid chihuahua how it works to wear that mask.

5. Fukawa Touko (Danganronpa) - Low self-esteem

Touko is supposed to fall under the Love category as stalker but there are other examples. Anyway, Fukawa here stutters when people talk to her. Both in the game and in the anime, she goes all 'I know you don't like me!' and 'Stop staring' or 'stop laughing'. Sometimes we feel this way.

6. Akasaka Ryuunosuke (Sakurasao No Pet Kanojo) - Introvert

There are also some of us who doesn't want to leave our comfort zone. He's that guy. The guy who literally you can't drag outside just because you think you can.

7. Yumichika Ayesagawa (Bleach) - Beauty and Hygiene

Women are not the only ones who are very conscious about their appearance, even men, as proven to us by Yumichika. Are you a beauty-conscious as well?

8. Byakuya Kuchiki (Bleach), Hibari Kyoya (KHR) and Saber (Fate) - Pride/Devotion

So these guys I decided to put together because each of them has this strong sense of devotion towards their job or responsibility or clan or whatever. Like how Byakuya was willing to allow his sister to get executed to uphold the rules and even 'betray' everyone to clean up the Kuchiki Clan's mess. Hibari is the same when it's about protecting Namimori School, but man this guy has charms to be loved regardless, while Saber is a loyal Servant and a good leader in the other world.

9. Touma Kamijou (Toaru Majutsu no Index) - Fukuda!

Some or a few of us goes all 'Fukuda!' when bad stuff happens to us. Something unfortunate or bad luck. Need I say more?

10. Historia Reiss (SNK) - Fragile Princess

There are some who are treated to be prince or princess because they are 'fragile'. Probably because they're skinny or small or mentally vulnerable. But we can still stand and fight our own fight! They don't have to treat us like we're useless. Eh?

11. Ikusaba Mukuro (Danganronpa) - Sister Love

Ikusaba obeys Junko no matter what order it is. Or if Junko hurts her or tries to kill her, she's even happy or pleased. Are you that kind of sister? Or probably have a sister like that?

12. Akari Acura (Hitsugi No Chaika) - Brother Love

In Akari's case, she's kinda possessive her brother and easily gets jealous when her brother makes contact with other females. She even declares to stuff him when he dies. Have a sister like this? That would be scary.

13. Tatsuya and Miyuki Shiba (Irregular at High School Magic) - Sibling Love

The kind of love between siblings. Yeah.

14. Kallen Kozuki (Code Geass) - Dual Life

Kallen here lives a double life, somehow like a double agent xD. But the thing is, sometimes we also live duals. Like at school we're all quiet, shy and all but outside we're a terrorist. Not literally though. In RL, it could be we're good students but outside we're kinda noisy or a bully. I don't know.

15. Kagura (Gintama) and Alice Baskerville (Pandora Hearts) - Eating Manners

As women, some would care about how we eat. Manners or etiquette, whatever they call it but some wouldn't care. Like the two females mentioned above. It works for males too of course.

16. Sasha Blouse (SNK) - Glutton

There are some who not only cares about manners and all they care about is food. Take this potato girl for example.

17. Unohana (Bleach) - Scary Side

Some would have a very nice aura. As if they can't even hurt a fly! But ever thought if they have a bad side? Or a scary side we don't know about? I'm one of them.

18. Levi Ackerman (SNK) and Takasu Ryuuji (Toradora) - Clean Freak

I'm not a clean freak but there are some who are. Are you one of them?


19. Mei Misaki (Another) - Ignored

In class, sometimes people just ignore us unless we are so significant or famous in a way. I feel sad because I'm treated this way sometimes.

20. Eren Jaeger (SNK) - Resolve Denied

When we believe in something, so people would go all 'it's not true!' or 'in your dreams' on us. But we can relate to this when people tell us anime is same as cartoon or when they say I'm such a kid for watching anime.

21. Jean Kirstein (SNK) - Bully

Bullies never leave us. They're always around. Are you one?

22. Kuroko Tetsuya (Kuroko no Basket) and Tsubomi Kido (Mekaku City Actors) - Ghost

Ahh yes, the ghosts or invisible ones. Sometimes we feel we exist but at the same time we don't. Probably the same as Mei Misaki's case but these two don't only feel ignored in class but everywhere. Plus it's Kuroko's specialty (and Kido's power). I feel this way too. So I immediately got attached with their characters.

23. Momo Kisaragi (Mekaku City Actors) - Too Famous

While others long for attention, some had too much. If only it's possible to give fame points.

24. Haibara Ai (Detective Conan) and Taiga Aisaka (Toradora) - Confession

This is supposed to be under the love category but I already wrote it so yeah. Ever felt that you want to confess something to someone but couldn't? Plan a love letter but leave it blank? Or indirectly hinting by saying sarcastic comments? That's them! Don't know how this feels though.

25. Mizutani Shizuku (My Little Monster) and Son Gohan (Dragon Ball Z) - Studying

Arck! Never really the studying type. But these two are. Ever been distracted and disturbed when studying? Yeah a lot! But did you let these distractions distract you? Pretty much. But not Shizuku! What if I have other things to do? Please! Gohan had to undergo serious training, beat Cell, save the world but still managed to end up a nerd. So are you one of them?

26. Jaune Arc (RWBY) - Bullied

If there's a bully, there's the victim of bullies. That's Jaune Arc for you. Now what?

27. Kenpachi Zaraki (Bleach) - No Direction

As much as I want to say I'm good at maps I'm not. I seldom get lost but not as worse as this guy xD.

28. Takeshi Yamamoto (KHR) - Play Along

Ever experienced that you weren't part of a group but after continuously playing along, now you're part of it? Well that's Yamamoto's style. Works well if you need a group to hangout with.

29. Mikoto Misaka (Toaru Kagaku No Railgun) - Childish

Age doesn't really matter if you're a fan of something. Like how Misaka is fangirling when seeing a Gekota merchandise and even collecting them. I'm not much of a devoted fan but I know how that feels.

30. Annie Leonhardt (SNK) and Conan Edogawa (Detective Conan) - Secrets

Ever carried a secret like it's the weight of the world? Annie is very secretive and heck I'm so intrigued to know what freakin' secrets she's been keeping that's worth her life. Every time I see her she's always so sad, as if reminiscing some dark past or secret. Conan is the same, especially that the people around him doesn't know he's lying. And he lied to the one he loves for the sake of that secret. Are you also the secretive type?

31. Light Yagami (Death Note) - Secretly Evil

Some of us are just secretly evil. Who would've known someone like Light is an evil genius?

32. Jiraiya (Naruto) and Master Roshi (Dragom Ball) - Pervert

Being a pervert isn't only seen in anime or films. It also happens in real life! Oh really? Please, I don't need to prove it.

Part 1? Maybe one day there is a follow up for this.

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