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Vi is the kinda person who doesnโ€™t deserve anyone to be around her. Jinx is unbearable too in her own way.

I donโ€™t like the way that Western media corps portray mental health at all. And how it has to be tragic and how likable the characters are and how they actually make them mentally ill with tragic backstories to force us to sympathize with them.

Kaiji is more than just the main character and his bs. Itโ€™s a study into gambling and how far people will actually go to get money. And how far they will go to pay off their debts. Itโ€™s not just about โ€œthe selfโ€, and โ€œconquering your own fearsโ€ but it also reveals the flaws in the system overall.

@copyedit @NotARussianBot @J.L.O

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I canโ€™t help but feel sorry for Kaiji, he has nobody to support him and isnโ€™t able to recognize his self-destruction as harmfil

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Just for anyone who needs it

http://pathguy.com/cg35.html

I donโ€™t know what it is with the MC, but the dude makes almost OCD into a virtue. This is an โ€œon the spectrumโ€ character without ever being labeled thatโ€“which may be a better way to write such things. Donโ€™t really know.

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There really arenโ€™t a lot of explicitly Autistic characters outside of stories about Autism. Like @JohnnyTuturro said about mental illness in stories, the trait defines the character rather than being just one aspect.

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the MC of Boo by Neil Smith is autistic and it never says it once in the book.

also Donatello in the new TMNT is confirmed autistic. Temperence Brennan from Bones was based on autistic women (she would have been confirmed if not for the fact that itโ€™s an older show and the upper tv mucky mucks thought the word autism would scare viewers away). Zack Addy from Bones is probably on the spectrum too tbh. Also probably the mc of Scorpion, not that i could FIND THE DAMN SHOW TO WATCH IT

thatโ€™s just off the top of my head. autistic rep has been getting increasingly more common, way beyond the occasional nonverbal eye-contact-allergic math genius side characters.

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Well, this guy does โ€œin his own little worldโ€ to a whole new level. Thereโ€™s just traits that could go that way, you know?

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My Battle Cats invaded โ€œIndiaโ€ on their quest to conquer the world! PONOS | The Battle Cats #battlecats

@Novel_Worm If you see a white cat with two story tall legs walking around India, know that I sent them.

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@J.L.O I think it is time for you to have some stale oatmeal to answer the question we al
seek: Is Kaiji Itou gender nonconforming?

Anyone else behind the times like me?

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I still think itโ€™s 2020 and 2022.

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I still think itโ€™s 2020 and 2022.

I get that (and Iโ€™ve had 2022 in my mind), but I meant more in the sense of how you feel about the world around you and the age of the media you consume.

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Yeah I am 27 going on 72 in todayโ€™s world. I canโ€™t keep up with the latest news and pop culture fads. I feel like a dinosaur.

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I love old movies! In fact, I like a lot of silent movies. And I still have the original x-box console. My favorite games are Sudeki and Munchโ€™s Oddysee, which came out in 2001 or so iirc. ยฏ\_(๏ญข)_/ยฏ

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2001? At least you are more up to date than this guy.

His idea of upgrading his phone is going from wall mounted to rotary.

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I feel like a five year old who can watch NC-17 rated movies now

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Enh, heโ€™s an Asian dude with a mullet. The 80s called and they want their Bill&Ted ripoff back.

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Having a mullet isnโ€™t really gender-nonconforming either

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While everyone had them and it was a whole family affair, it stuck with males longer.

Ewlly a lot fo 5his stuff just baffles me on occasion because things are labeled gendered when they are just things.

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