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Re: Character Discussion!

Post by Bambikles » Wed Jul 02, 2014 8:18 am

But Zii was created way earlier than the EC cast. besides, Maria has rounder face and much bigger breasts. And she's taller too. In global, Zii way less curvy than any Delacroix girl, with a longer face.

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Could Junghan be asexual?

Post by lokisdottir » Wed Oct 07, 2015 5:09 am

An offhand mention of Jung in another thread reminded me of a thought I've been having about him for a while: Does anyone else think Junghan could plausibly be asexual? It could be that his sex life simply isn't shown on screen, but the lack of known sexual partners isn't the only reason I say this. No one who knew Gary as a virgin could have mistaken him for an asexual man, for instance. So it's not that Junghan is single and lives with his mother, it's that he has a completely different reaction to the attractive people and sexual shenanigans around him than other people do. He likes dressing women in his creations, but his interest seems aesthetic and detached; he never shows indication of being undone by desire. He does take avid interest in sexual drama--see his reaction to the play where Dillon and Sandra "improvised" to create literal sexual drama--but again in a way that puts him above the fray, as a spectator laughing at the foibles of other people and not as a player with skin in the game.

This isn't to say Junghan is definitely ace, only that my headcanon of him as one doesn't seem to contradict the canon so far. It's fully possible that he just expresses desire in different ways than the other members of the cast that's in keeping with his interests and laconic personality. I think it's a refreshing change of pace, though, that a sex comedy features a character who could at least plausibly be asexual.

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Re: Character Discussion!

Post by Spidrift » Wed Oct 07, 2015 6:22 am

I'm not sure that the cool, amused observer figure is entirely new in sex comedy, though in some other cases they might be someone who has a happy, stable sex life completely sorted out. But anyway - honestly, we just don't know with Jung. We don't have enough information. As you say, his job is to be an amused observer - and beyond that, he's really not a very rounded character.

If the plot ever calls for it, he might one day mention in passing that he has no interest in sex for himself. Or he might suddenly fall for someone out of the blue, to everyone's confusion. Or he might suddenly mention that he's got a perfectly happy, unremarkable relationship with an offscreen girlfriend or boyfriend, but unlike some people he doesn't see any need to make a drama out of it. But until then, his sexuality is Schrodinger's cat in the box; the waveform hasn't collapsed.
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Re: Character Discussion!

Post by Alex_84 » Sun Nov 15, 2015 4:09 pm

I think as more Manga influences have come into the art style, Zii has suffered a little, with a more
baby face look, and often no defined lips, just a Manga Mouth Hole.

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Re: Character Discussion!

Post by nono » Fri Jan 08, 2016 5:08 am

Argh... Menage a 3 added a stereotype of character i can't handle ~X( : Izz

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Re: Character Discussion!

Post by Giz » Tue Jan 12, 2016 12:45 am

Alex_84 wrote:I think as more Manga influences have come into the art style, Zii has suffered a little, with a more
baby face look, and often no defined lips, just a Manga Mouth Hole.
I just honestly prefer to vary it up in regards to lips. In my mind, defined lips = lipstick. If the girl isn't wearing any, she won't have any more defined lips than the guys (unless it's Dillon who sometimes wear some in costume.) It's just my way of seeing things. I've been doing it in Eerie Cuties for a long time, so I haven't really changed anything per say.

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Re: Character Discussion!

Post by Artemisia » Tue Jan 12, 2016 2:41 pm

And to point this out...that's accurate to anatomy. Most people don't have really defined lips unless they are wearing cosmetics- male or female.
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Re: Character Discussion!

Post by Giz » Wed Jan 13, 2016 12:34 am

I approach eyelashes the same way. Kiley & Brooke (in EC) don't wear much make-up, so I tend to keep the eyelashes short for them. Since some people do have naturally long & visible eyelashes, I will sometimes give characters, who I think wouldn't normally wear make-up, long and visible eyelashes.

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Re: Character Discussion!

Post by neneroi » Thu Mar 31, 2016 9:36 pm

Remember the "Lust Map" BrianX had made for the cast of characters, couple of years ago?
Is there an up-to-date version?

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Re: Character Discussion!

Post by DSVella » Sun Apr 03, 2016 8:13 pm

Evening all:

I recently came across this comic and after going through all 1000+ strips in the last couple of days I must say its a keeper for me! However I have a dumb question and I think it goes here (if not mods please let me know).

I'm having trouble understanding how to say the names of some of the characters, DiDi and Kiley being the main ones. Also Giz, I saw their name spelled out and I had no idea where to start!

If anyone could enlighten me that would be grand!

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Re: Character Discussion!

Post by wiseguy » Sun Apr 03, 2016 10:51 pm

Didi = dee dee

Kiley = KY will be like the first part of Kite and than Lee

Giz = Gee ZZZZZZZZZZZ
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Re: Character Discussion!

Post by DSVella » Mon Apr 04, 2016 6:42 am

So Kiley as in kylie Monogue. Thanks that was baffling me ( I was thinking Kill - lee or Kelly).

Also I got Didi (as in from Dexters Lab) but should've put Désirée, I don't know what to do with the "é" character.

Thanks again. :)

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Re: Character Discussion!

Post by Kamino Neko » Mon Apr 04, 2016 9:09 am

I'm surprised you can have little enough exposure to French to not know the e-acute.

A vague English approximation of 'Day seer ray'.

Also, Giz has explained her name elsewere, and it's pronounced the same as the same characters in 'gizmo'.
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Re: Character Discussion!

Post by wiseguy » Mon Apr 04, 2016 4:29 pm

m,than.k.ks

I assume the G would be an "English G"

but I guess it is a "French G"
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Re: Character Discussion!

Post by DSVella » Mon Apr 04, 2016 7:27 pm

@ Kamino Neko

Thanks for that and to answer your first point I've had exposure to the French language about 15 years ago. As a Brit French language studies were compulsory but those days were a while ago now & when I was given the option I dropped it in favour of German.

I'll update my profile with some extra info.

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