BEST CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT 2008

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BEST CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT 2008

Poll ended at 02 Mar 2009 00:00

Bamboo Blade
46
14%
Kurenai
123
37%
Ookami to Koushinryou
53
16%
Ookiku Furikabutte
17
5%
Shinreigari: Ghost Hound
29
9%
Shion no Ou
8
2%
Toshokan Sensou
16
5%
True Tears
37
11%
 
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Postby request » 09 Feb 2009 00:00

BEST CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT 2008

The series which has the best character(s) development throughout the entire series. On one hand, "Character Development" describes the actual change/progress that the protagonists of a series undergo until the end - on the other hand it also describes how believable, deep or true-to-life the characters of a series are.

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Postby DonGato » 09 Feb 2009 00:21

Kurenai or Bamboo Blade... what a tough decision. :(
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Postby request » 09 Feb 2009 00:54

Kurenai gets my vote on this one.
Ookami to Koushinryou and Ookiku Furikabutte in second and third respectively.
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Postby JohnnyD » 09 Feb 2009 02:00

Kurenai or Ookami to Koushinryou? O_o
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Postby Edenknight » 09 Feb 2009 02:05

Kurenai or Toshokan Sensou here.
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Postby vivafruits » 09 Feb 2009 02:09

Both series have excellent character development, Kurenai has excellent development for 4-5 characters whereas Spice and Wolf only develops 2. Since both have excellent quality, I'm going to go for quantity and vote Kurenai. A pretty shallow reason, I know, but when both candidates are so strong you have to go with something. :P
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Postby Radagast82 » 09 Feb 2009 02:47

Maybe it's just me but I'd probably vote flag or realdrive here if it was possible.
So I won't vote for anything here, since I've seen only few of these, and can't see any real good one for this category.
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Postby kenikki » 09 Feb 2009 03:56

Wow, I must be the only one that thinks Spice And Wolf had sub-par character development. My choice here is either Ookiku Furikabutte or Ghost Hound.

I'll go with ghost Hound for now.
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Postby kasumi92 » 09 Feb 2009 09:37

Bamboo Blade means character development. Character development means Bamboo Blade. :D
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Postby deadrabbit » 09 Feb 2009 11:17

Bamboo Blade means character development.

on the other hand it also describes how believable, deep or true-to-life the characters of a series are.

Seems like a division by zero.
Me thinks True tears has most realistic characters...
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Postby butahill » 09 Feb 2009 13:15

Me thinks True tears has most realistic characters...

spoiler incest TEH best.. huh? /spoiler
I'm voting for Kurenai, neverthless Murasaki's behaviour which seemed unconvincing for a girl in her age.
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Postby Ailurophobe » 09 Feb 2009 13:35

@deadrabbit:
You noticed the 'or' in that statement? Realism is not really required for good character development. Nor does realism guarantee good characters, let alone good character development. The statement is simply advice on what things to look at when trying to find good character development. For that matter 'true-to-life' actually means verisimilitude not realism when applied to a single aspect. Not that I think you made a bad choice... Just being pedantic and overbearing on the off-chance that somebody is feeling compelled to vote something they don't like because of the wording. Which is not the case with you, I think.
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Postby kamkaw » 09 Feb 2009 14:23

Seen 6/8 (but I plan to watch the rest)
A bit unusual choice: Toshokan Sensou
But since its very strong category I may go as well with Bamboo Blade, Kurenai or Ookiku Furikabutte... especially Ookiku...ehh I'll think more about it...
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Postby Megami » 09 Feb 2009 14:34

Seen 6/8.

Kurenai has the best charadev IMO, but True Tears was also really moving.... Still my vote goes to Kurenai.
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Postby reuther » 09 Feb 2009 16:15

5/8. Will have to at least see Kurenai to decide. That one keeps coming up. Guess it will be next on my list.
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