Discussion CN and fatty friends

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  1. canaria23

    canaria23 『  』

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    What's up w/CN and fatty friends requirement?

    Almost all modern cn have those
     
  2. OnigaImasuka

    OnigaImasuka A devil in disguise

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    It shows that they are magnanimous enough to be friends with the "less desirable", I guess?
     
  3. arrogantyoungmaster

    arrogantyoungmaster 20 Nuf = 1 face slap to make your day better

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    fatty friends so the mc get all the chicks :blobokhand:
     
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  5. Die_Junge

    Die_Junge The writer of this script called life

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    It didnt work for Meng Hao
     
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  6. Ddraig

    Ddraig < Frostfire Dragon > < Retired lurker >

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    It's a trope
    Also every mc needs a sidekick which is worse than him, yet good enough to not be a burden, doesn't steal his women and for funny moments
     
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  7. Saitama.sensei

    Saitama.sensei [[xiantian lifeform]]

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    It’s a stereotype/fashion that’s trendy these days I guess? Oh and the fatty best friend has to be a lewd idiot in some way or another
     
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    Shance 『D'aaaaaaw』

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    Being a fatty in china is not seen as bad as in other parts of the world. HAving a fat friend is "Cool" Being very fat is "cool"

    Being called fatty is an endearment, I think.
     
  9. otaku31

    otaku31 Well-Known Member

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    Not sure why, but I think this has something to do with the perception??? that fatties are friendly, honest and funny.
    Besides, they serve as a foil to the handsome, more desirable MC.
     
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  10. elengee

    elengee Daoist Ninefaps

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    Nothing to do with that. It's more like to show how alpha the MC is in comparison and to keep the feeling of competition / NTR away from the reader's feelings so all the women loving the MC makes more sense and end up with him.
    If you have a best friend that's incredibly hot and suave and the girl you describe as a goddess falls for your hot friend, as a reader i'd bash my head against the wall. :blobsalt:
    (a writer on RRL did this , she set up a girl for a close relationship with cuddles and everything but then she falls for this hottie friend of his, dafuq.)
     
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  11. akki

    akki [Ani's C☕ffee-mate #3] [ѕєяιαℓ ѕнσσ’єя]

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    To make the mc look even better~ When people look at them together the mc would give them a better impression
     
  12. Okuri Ookami

    Okuri Ookami 'Chi Chi Chi' calls the Sparrow

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    Almost all CNs will have a good fatty as a friend... At this point if there is a fatty in a CN they aren't going to be more than the stereo types and they will always be fat. Maybe just MAYBE they can be muscular but they are always lackeys to the MC unless the MC is fat.
     
  13. Xane

    Xane Well-Known Member

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    Better than the JP fatty friends that always have a "fuhi" or "buhi" tacked onto their lines.

    Grounds for dropping right there.
     
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  14. ArgosYesu

    ArgosYesu Lord of Some Lands, Editor of Others

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    They act as the funner, worser parts of humanity that the MC is unable to exhibit, while also being too fat to actually NTR the MC...
     
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    It being a JP novel is grounds for dropping :/
     
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    What's wrong with fatty friends? According to WHO, worldwide obesity has nearly tripled since 1975. We'll either all have fatty friends (if you don't already have some), or be one :blobfistbumpL::blobfistbumpR:
     
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  17. leegood

    leegood [Ken's Daughter][Shem's Niece][Brasca's Maid](^-^)

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    Mc becomes a magnet
    :cookie::cookie::cookie::cookie::cookie:
     
  18. atomic_fetch_add

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    CJKV (a.k.a. yellow race) equal fat to lazy and incompetent , so being fat puts a man at the bottom of romantic food chain

    so a friend being fatty is just a way to tell reader, this character is asexual, and SAFE to be around MC's massive harem
     
  19. RenarDuSud

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    Like Peter Parker has Ned Leeds.
     
  20. Asf

    Asf 《《The aria of souls》》

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    I found all those fatty friends to have the exact same character... its like clone wars or something..