[EVA] [Eva] brief Q's and 1 comment
stiletto at tscnet.com
Wed Nov 12 11:53:40 EST 1997
> >That's part. Also, good-looking characters seem to be easier to
> draw than
> >ugly ones. Lastly, if you're going to draw a character X Thousand
> >wouldn't you prefer her to be good looking?
> But this isn't an accurate reflection of the reality (if this is
> true in
> real life, i don't think there would be much sadness. Then again, it
> just be worse). NOt every female in real life is attractive (not
> meant to
> be offensive to any females or activist on this list). Perhaps the
> can't draw average-looking women. They can only draw pretty ones.
I think this is true to live action movies as well. Casters try to
cast the most beautiful women they can afford...probably for the sex
appeal that will draw that many more viewers which translates to that
much more money. Entertainment is a money making business, they're
looking for any way to increase their revenues. That means ordinary
women and men don't necessarily fit into their scheme for raking in
> [dreamreaver watches very little anime and has not yet seen a
> average looking female character, althought there's a few males]
I can think of Wings of Honneamise as one anime that has an "average"
looking female, in fact I think just about everyone in that movie is
ordinary. But it is an out of ordinary anime movie itself, wanting to
show that ordinary men are the ones who achieve extraordinary goals.
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