He's the best friend, the adviser, the back up, the support fighter... Male supporting characters are plentiful and amazing and so here's a shout out to my favourite one.
A shining example of a supporting character: Diamond in Land of the Lustrous is the voice of support for Phos but also deals with their own feelings of inadequacy. Here's a closer look at Diamond from Land of the Lustrous.
Previously I've looked at reasons why being a villain would suck and I've certainly looked at various characters on my blog and why they shine, but with the exception of Natsume (see the supporter battle Irina and I worked on), I seldom discuss the supporting cast and their importance in making or breaking a series. … Continue reading Behind Every Great Anime Protagonist Is A Great Supporting Cast
Shimada may not be the most dynamic character ever, however this quiet achiever slowly built up his presence in March Comes in Like a Lion and delivers one of the best character arcs ever, only slightly overshadowed by other characters in the same story. It is Day 2 of the 12 Days of Anime.
Day 20 is my favourite supporting character and this one I have a clear winner for. It has to be Sunakawa from My Love Story (Ore Monogatari). While Takeo and Yamato's love story was adorable to watch, I think we all remember that without Suna that love story would never have started. He's the one … Continue reading 30 Day Anime Challenge: Day 20