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Anime Stats
Days: 58.6
Mean Score: 6.71
  • Total Entries232
  • Rewatched0
  • Episodes3,446
Anime History Last Anime Updates
No Game No Life: Zero
No Game No Life: Zero
Oct 23, 2018 12:37 AM
Completed 1/1 · Scored 3
No Game No Life Specials
No Game No Life Specials
Oct 23, 2018 12:37 AM
Completed 6/6 · Scored 3
Tokyo Ghoul:re 2nd Season
Tokyo Ghoul:re 2nd Season
Oct 23, 2018 12:35 AM
Watching 2/12 · Scored -
Manga Stats
Days: 18.0
Mean Score: 8.04
  • Total Entries28
  • Reread0
  • Chapters3,243
  • Volumes299
Manga History Last Manga Updates
Medaka Box
Medaka Box
Oct 23, 2018 12:50 AM
Completed 194/194 · Scored 5
Watashi ga Motete Dousunda
Watashi ga Motete Dousunda
Oct 23, 2018 12:47 AM
Completed 60/60 · Scored 8
Haikyuu!!
Haikyuu!!
Oct 23, 2018 12:42 AM
Reading 323/? · Scored 9

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Skittles May 20, 7:40 AM
Hope everything's alright with you, Cherry. Your interview was fun to edit!
_Sofi_ Apr 9, 8:53 AM
Have a wonderful birthday <3 <3
Celestinyaa Mar 2, 2:13 PM
Haven't seen you online in a while
hope you're ok :)
literaturenerd Feb 22, 1:28 PM
I read your interview recently! Your politics are as bold as your anime ratings! You seem to be one of the most sincere, genuine people on MAL and for that you have my full respect! I wish you luck on your PhD program!

I'm also always willing to talk about politics or cultural issues. I live in the US and find that talking to people from around the world always helps expand our views. The US is generally a tad more conservative than the UK both fiscally and socially. Thus why we have Trump as president. I belong to America's Democratic Party, but my state is one of the most conservative in the country.

I know very little about gender studies or theories, so you could teach me a lot! My undergraduate degree was in psychology. I then attended medical school for 3 years but kind of burned out, it's a long story. I'm currently interested in learning informatics.

Misosygnistic attitudes and a lack of paid maternity leave in many jobs are both issues for America. However, we have many other problems that currently take priority. A few of our major issues are: 1. Mass shootings by deranged individuals that we can't stop because our pro-gun lobby is too influential and well funded. 2. The poor regions of America are addicted to opioids and it's decreasing our life expectancy. This is combined with horrible obesity rates and poor healthcare coverage in many regions. 3. In the last 2 months, we've prevented 2 major terrorist attacks by White Ethno-separatists. However, they will keep launching attacks until we meet their demands to surrender part of the Northwest US and carve out a new country to be inhabited by our estimated 500,000 Neo-Nazis. 4. We have serious issues with mass poverty and functional illiteracy. 5. Our president is an amoral buffoon. 6. Our colleges are excellent, but our student debt is pretty insane. I myself have over 200,000$ in student debt thanks to medical school. I currently pay a monthly fraction of income and can survive this, but it's pretty bad.

Those are just a couple issues we face. Amazingly, we're still a lot better off than many countries. I've spent time in China and Russia for example and those guys have even more challenges to face.
DaddyClapCheeks Feb 18, 9:21 PM
I do not condone third-wave feminism or so-called "SJWs", but I must admit that your interview was a blast to read. The reactions to it are equally appealing. The next time I visit London, we should have a debate over some tea and crumpets.

Do you fancy 20th-century cinema, by any chance?
renyoo Jan 17, 9:38 PM
Wow, your profile is littered with all kinds of trashy people and comments. Anti-SJW's sucking the traditionalist mindset right out of the ass of Japanese culture. You go straight to their pages, without really needing to do so mind you, and pick up that they're male right away. No surprise there we been knew sis. No worries, these scumbags of the earth only manifest in groups on websites like this. Catch this shit on twitter or off the forums and their backwards, disgusting thinking is placed back in order. I mean Anime alone is rarely accepted to the "normies" imagine them getting a look at the losers and their obsessions with waifus and internet pixel-tits and that's how kids are bullied. The sexualiization of anime is pretty hilarious at how dull and pathetic that boys and men can get off to it and be entertained by the idea of a drawn girl, yes I'm saying girl not women because that's how they're portrayed in anime lmfao, backed up by voice actresses. If you ask me, their sex life sucks if not non-existent hence the strong desire and defense when it comes to their fake breasts and pantie shots.
Anyways, no use in wasting your breath on social rejects that resort to the waifu and all things eastern culture anime club because they can't stand how women have voices now on social media (oh these horrible times truly! how men are oppressed!)
justcaolan Jan 14, 9:53 AM
I'm being sexually harassed by multiple MAL users and my friend told me you could help me out. Please do if you can I'm desperate and have tried everything I could think of doing
Botan-Chan45 Dec 27, 2018 11:32 AM
Legendary Super Soldier Cherry Popper
idontknowsarcasm Dec 20, 2018 7:42 AM
ive been seeing your rates, favorites, and reviews.
and i don't understand your point of view, it's like you acept this in this series but in this one no.
Celestinyaa Dec 3, 2018 9:22 AM
Hey so I just finished F/HA 100% this weekend :D I'm really sad now that I have no more classic Fate story to play through though. The scene where Sakura and Caster go shopping together was so cute, I wish Caster got more love outside of the VN as well.
My finace has also finished playing through the FSN VN so we now have another Sakura lover to add to the ranks!
Comicman Nov 30, 2018 3:10 PM
That's a really pretty profile, do you perhaps have the full Heaven's Feel poster in that huge resolution? I am looking forward to the movie so much I have been waiting for some scenes to be animated for years now.
Taz_ Nov 20, 2018 10:03 PM
You have any papers published, I'd love to read them 😍
Orhunaa Nov 17, 2018 11:49 AM
I do believe there are those in the community who try to justify Light's actions


I mean yeah, because he isn't indisputably evil. It's not hard too see that there's room for debate in discussing the morality of his actions. Especially considering that crime rate got significantly decreased under Kira's regime. The proponents of utilitarianism would concur with Light as his self-proclaimed crusade minimized human suffering. Mind you, this is coming from someone who doesn't agree with Light's view.

The fact Obata doesn't take a hard enough stance against Light within the work further perpetuates the fandom's ability to perform whatever degree of mental gymnastics necessary to justify his clearly immoral actions.


But stories with moral ambiguity are fascinating to read/watch. When the author's perspective doesn't get in the way of exploring and interpreting the core ideas freely it makes the experience much more valuable in my opinion. I'm sorry but with all due respect, I completely disagree with your point that the author has to take a stance on the concepts they present.

And that is precisely my problem. I am not asking for a perfect, Mary Sue here, but Misa clearly has zero depth and is explicitly a mere plot device to be manipulated into furthering Light's schemes.


Yes in terms of writing I do agree with you. Misa's introduction was a cheap attempt at making Light stronger and was done in a completely uncreative and convenient way. This is one of many problems I had with the show but your complaint doesn't seem to arise solely because of bad writing but also because it's "distasteful". For instance, would you be okay with it if Misa was a well-written character whose irrational state of mind was delved upon and her dependance to Light was well-grounded? Or would it still be distasteful because it depicts a female character in a less-than-desirable state.
InkSpider Nov 15, 2018 4:29 PM
Yo! So I see you recently finished a couple of no game no life specials, and if your rating is anything to go by, they weren't great!

I've never had much interest in the series. I'd heard it featured the heavy sexualization of the protagonist's 11 year-old stepsister and a strip poker sequence playing up a woman's humiliation, and that killed my interest stone-dead. Was it as bad as it looked?
Orhunaa Nov 12, 2018 11:27 AM
CherryLover said:
I have a hard time believing the show isn't trying to revere him for his actions when he is one of the most popular characters of all time by MAL's metrics.


But people having him on their favorites isn't an indicative of them thinking he's morally sound. Liking the complexity and the multilayeredness of a character isn't liking them as a person. I'm sure you can make the distinction between liking the writing of a character and liking them as a person given that Yuno Gasai is in your favorites. You wouldn't argue that she's all right in the head, right?

CherryLover said:
the fact there exists a large portion of the audience that prop Light up and attempt to defend his actions goes to show Obata clearly failed to portray him as a "petty murderer.


I think you misunderstand. I didn't say he was portrayed to be a petty murderer. I said it was neither. It was left for the viewers to decide who was righteous in the end. If the author wanted to, he could've picked a side in the show's narration and directing rather than being a neutral observer, which would let me to believe he wants the show to be interpreted a certain way but that's not the case.

CherryLover said:
The main issue I take with the manipulation is Misa's complicity. The fact she cannot think for herself or swoons over Light's every action is indicative of how women are viewed at large -- subservient to men. Ultimately I cannot condone a helpless woman being used as a mere plot device to further Light's ultimate goal, and I do not find it a stretch to want women to be portrayed fairly. If Obata had taken the proper care to flesh out the relationship rather than making it so blatantly one-sided, my qualms with the show would be much less profound.


I'm not sure I understand the point you're trying to make. Yes, Misa is a naive girl who's so obsessed with Light she is irrationally dependant on him and as a result gets manipulated by Light for his personal gain which costs her 3/4 of her lifespan. So? Do you mean to say people delusional like Misa doesn't exist? Or is your point, "Even if they do exist, they should have no place in fiction because it disrespects women."
Honestly, the second point seems ridiculous to me. Is one female character being depicted as someone with problems equivalent to asserting that all women should be subservient to men? This just doesn't sit right with me. I think what is truly demeaning to women is thinking they're so fragile they wouldn't be able to handle seeing a female character that isn't absolutely flawless in every sense. Female characters should have depth too, and character depth mostly goes hand in hand with weaknesses, flaws, struggles, internal conflicts, etc.