>The Great Big Book of Harem Archetypes: File 1 Main Character


Main Character :
– Is almost always male
– Usually a random schmo, thus he has no real substantial qualities
– He is an everyday type of guy, nothing really special about him
– This means no academic qualities, generally decent to horrible at sports, and is really oblivious

– Love blooms in the most unlikely of places for said character archetype
– Seems to have no interest in the opposite sex
– Oblivious to the fact that he / she is actually loved by many characters within story
– Usually, is really in love with only one girl

– Can sometimes be a real ass of a character (see top character image)
– Usually gets beaten on constantly by the main heroine, along with any other who wishes to join
– Are very timid and can not speak their mind
– Usually ends up having to make a hard choice between two main heroines

Characters Feature:
Makoto Ito aka Damn Bastard ( School Days )
Keitaro Urashima ( Love Hina )
Minato Sahashi ( Sekirei )
Tenchi Misaki ( Tenchi Muyo! )


About davethezombie
I watch anime on nearly a daily basis. I also try to read some manga every now and then.

2 Responses to >The Great Big Book of Harem Archetypes: File 1 Main Character

  1. >Very true, though this appears to be often case since certain audiences like someone to relate to. Better this than some cocky motherfucker who sleeps with everyone.

  2. Vensito says:

    >I wanted to say this in my post, but Tomoya is a pretty good MC when compared to most of them out there.

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