Discussion Do girls enjoy reading reverse harem?

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Do you enjoy reading reverse harem?

  1. I'm a girl and yes.

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  2. I'm a girl and no.

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  3. I'm a boy and yes

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  4. I'm a boy and no.

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  1. Martialegg

    Martialegg [World's most powerful Egg] [HazyPrecise's Senpai]

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    All of this harem topic is making me curious about a certain topic.
    The lack of reverse harem stories are making me even more curious as well.
    Yet, I know every otome game actually has a harem ending. And a lot of girls actually aiming for that.

    So, the confused me wants to ask a question:
    - Do girls enjoy reading reverse harem stories as we boys mostly do with harem?

    P.S. It could also be GL as well, but the protagonist has to be a female.

    Bonus question: Do girls enjoy reading BL with OTP (One true pairing) or harem situation better?
     
  2. ExcitableFoci

    ExcitableFoci Well-Known Member

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    Im a guy but I don't mind reverse harems. Cuz more often than not it is well done. Im only speaking for animes tho.

    Don't mind me as I massage my eyes from what they've seen in three previous threads.
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  3. elengee

    elengee Daoist Ninefaps

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    'Which girls in here like to get spitroasted?' :blobpeek::blobpeek::blobpeek::blobpeek::blobpeek:
     
  4. theilikepie

    theilikepie Well-Known Member

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    Reverse harems arent really harems in the tairditonal sense.

    No otome game I've heard of ever had a harem end no matter what otome isekai may tell you.

    Reverse harem Ita more like a bunch of guys like one girl. Not all of them end up with her though

    Rarely have I ever seen a real true reverse harem end in any form of media besides porn/smut
     
  5. Nimroth

    Nimroth Someone

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    Ehm, a simple yes or no doesn't really work that well for this, unless yes is meant to be "can you ever enjoy" instead of "do you enjoy".
    Should consider adding a "maybe" option.
     
  6. Milanin

    Milanin [Reader] [???] [Freeloader]

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    Ehh... The poll is for both but the bonus question for one...
     
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  7. WhyDidIDoThis

    WhyDidIDoThis Well-Known Member

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    In my opinion, as a girl, any harem is fine. The reverse harems that have a funny twist are especially good, like the villain leads. Normal harem are also funny and aren't too repetitive. The ones I read usually have an extra ending, so it doesn't matter if you have an OTP. Sorry to be too limited on my experience lol.
     
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    Not Red Yet Well-Known Member

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    Found out next time on Harem Wars Z
    :blobnobully::blobnobully::blobnobully:
     
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    I don't like romance in novels, be it harem/reverse harem or other :blob_coffee:
     
  10. MiyaMira

    MiyaMira Jobseeking Sloth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Certified Imouto

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    When I was younger, I liked reverse harem otome stories. But maybe it was just because the bois are all so handsome and good looking. But now that I've turned into an adult, I realized that harem is nothing but trouble... Realistically speaking, it's hard for me to feel anything from a harem novel, whether about the story or the emotions of the character. I can't relate. So nowadays I just avoid harem-related story. I'd enjoy them when I was ignorant, but now it's a nope.
     
  11. WhyDidIDoThis

    WhyDidIDoThis Well-Known Member

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    I'm into anything with comedy, but romance comedy is a bit eh
     
  12. Martialegg

    Martialegg [World's most powerful Egg] [HazyPrecise's Senpai]

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    Ah yes. Harem has somehow changed in its definition xd
    About no otome game has a harem ending, but I've heard every otome game has a harem ending though??
    I never actually played it though, so I'm not sure.

    If what you said is true, then I guess I was on the wrong page this whole time? :blobconfused:
    Ohh Good point. I should have changed the question. I can't put 'maybe' because it will be a convenient answer that won't give us any info. I guess the voters will be forced whether they do mind about it or doesn't care about the genre. xd

    Yes, Because I don't need the boys' opinion on the harem part. I have enough info and I'm a boy myself xd
     
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    Shaiyamine Well-Known Member

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    I feel the same way! Used to love my reverse harem boys because they were all cute but then as I grew older.... Welp I tend to avoid any and all harem stories as they currently make my stomach hurt.

    I prefer OTPs and committed monogamous relationships. They feel a lot more stable to me.
     
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  14. nyamachi

    nyamachi [Chaos Twin :3] [Melo fanclub member]

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    Im a girl. I feel meh about harems both ways? I haven't truly seen a reverse Harem where the guys coexist with each other. Maybe I just haven't read enough novels.

    I like bl with an otp
     
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  15. Loni4ever

    Loni4ever The Fluffy White Wolf

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    Poll: girl, no.
    I don't really enjoy anything involving harem. Love triangles or so aren't my thing either xD how to say... in this regard, I don't wanna be uncertain. I don't like jumping from ship to ship as the MC spends time with different love interests. I'd like to just stay on one ship and have all the more time to discover and learn to appreciate it :blob_grin:

    Bonus question: OTP, always xD just as I said ↑. Gender doesn't matter, whether it be BG, BL or GL, I heavily prefer OTP :aww:
     
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  16. Martialegg

    Martialegg [World's most powerful Egg] [HazyPrecise's Senpai]

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    I guess this is actually the closest answer. This explains a lot of things and make an actual sense o.o

    Thx for the sharing (y)
     
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  17. Loni4ever

    Loni4ever The Fluffy White Wolf

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    well, lemme just...
     
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  18. RarestProGamer

    RarestProGamer Well-Known Member

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    NVM, i retract my statement as he meant " only anime". My apologies!
     
  19. Suranchan

    Suranchan ♥‿♥♥‿♥

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    No. OTP is the way to go
     
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  20. asriu

    asriu fu~ fu~ fu~

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    I'm cat
    harem and reverse harem is same!
    this cat always insert itself as passerby who munching popcorn see mc be it male, female or apache get trouble from it admirers! get sweet moment goes to kya kya kya ufufufu~ when see serious harem or reverse this cat only nod fumu when the bloodbath come? shuraba is one of delicious highlight event ya know~
    otp is ok~
    which one this cat prefer? its not the goal but the journey this cat enjoy~ it about process be it harem, reverse or otp~ the way it reach conclusion is the most important thing for this cat~
    carnage, catfight....
    fight yuru.png
    popcorn raccoon.png
     
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