History Characters / MenageA3

24th Aug '16 3:35:24 AM Spindriver
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* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: She's ''very'' impulsive and just all-round strange, in an [[ItsAllAboutMe egocentric]] way, seeming to see herself as the heroine of a romance manga. For example, when she wakes up in bed with Sonya (for reasons on which neither of them are actually clear), she accuses Sonya of taking away her "precious innocence", despite the fact that, as Sonya points out, she's been sexually active for years. This [[HairTriggerTemper annoys her]] -- and then [[SlapSlapKiss things get weird]].

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* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: She's ''very'' impulsive and just all-round strange, in an [[ItsAllAboutMe egocentric]] way, seeming to see herself as the heroine of a romance manga. For example, when manga.
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she wakes up in bed with Sonya (for reasons on which neither of them are actually clear), she accuses Sonya of taking away her "precious innocence", despite the fact that, as Sonya points out, she's been sexually active for years. This [[HairTriggerTemper annoys her]] -- and then [[SlapSlapKiss things get weird]].weird]].
** Later, after she first has full sexual intercourse with Gary, she only has hazy memories of the act (thanks to having been in one of her psychotic fugue states) -- but she convinces herself that it was passionate [[IdealizedSex "Lovemaking to make the gods weep!"]] Actually, she was insanely violent and nearly throttled Gary.
11th Aug '16 3:46:39 AM Morgenthaler
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** Hinted at [[http://www.ma3comic.com/strips-ma3/where_shall_we_go_first here,]] to slightly surprising effect. Senna had previously been shown as an egotistical, high-maintenance, somewhat vacuous fashion victim, and she's in {{Paris}}, a city full of fashion houses and expensive designer shops -- and yet her first idea of places to go are three museums and a cathedral. Even if she's showing off to Gary, she knows what names to drop. Of course, the strip may mostly be intended as a joke about Gary's hopeless {{geek}}iness, but she also later name-drops at least one less-well-known modern art gallery to someone else.

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** Hinted at [[http://www.ma3comic.com/strips-ma3/where_shall_we_go_first here,]] to slightly surprising effect. Senna had previously been shown as an egotistical, high-maintenance, somewhat vacuous fashion victim, and she's in {{Paris}}, UsefulNotes/{{Paris}}, a city full of fashion houses and expensive designer shops -- and yet her first idea of places to go are three museums and a cathedral. Even if she's showing off to Gary, she knows what names to drop. Of course, the strip may mostly be intended as a joke about Gary's hopeless {{geek}}iness, but she also later name-drops at least one less-well-known modern art gallery to someone else.
11th Aug '16 3:45:36 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[AttentionDeficitOohShiny Attention Deficit... Ooh! Geeky!]]: While Gary isn't exactly depicted as suffering from ADHD, even in the Hollywood form, he is painfully geeky and thus distractable by the right stimulus. For example, he almost gets sidetracked from the urgent pursuit of the dangerously berserk Yuki by the impulse to check out the latest batch of comics in a shop. Later, he is in {{Paris}} for the first time, with a beautiful woman on his arm; he's supposed to be an artist, and his companion is talking about visiting the Louvre or the Pompidou Centre; so naturally, he gets distracted by a ''video games shop.''

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* [[AttentionDeficitOohShiny Attention Deficit... Ooh! Geeky!]]: While Gary isn't exactly depicted as suffering from ADHD, even in the Hollywood form, he is painfully geeky and thus distractable by the right stimulus. For example, he almost gets sidetracked from the urgent pursuit of the dangerously berserk Yuki by the impulse to check out the latest batch of comics in a shop. Later, he is in {{Paris}} UsefulNotes/{{Paris}} for the first time, with a beautiful woman on his arm; he's supposed to be an artist, and his companion is talking about visiting the Louvre or the Pompidou Centre; so naturally, he gets distracted by a ''video games shop.''
31st Jul '16 10:56:48 AM Spindriver
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** LovableNerd: This appears to be his plot function at first; Gary is sweet, battered, and probably deserves better than the hand life has dealt him. Over time, though, the trope is deconstructed, or at least Gary's lovability proves [[YMMV/MenageA3 debatable]]; his luck changes (especially with women), his problems seem to be his own fault as much as anything, and while he's{{nice|Guy}} enough, he proves to have definite flaws.

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** LovableNerd: This appears to be his plot function at first; Gary is sweet, battered, and probably deserves better than the hand life has dealt him. Over time, though, the trope is deconstructed, or at least Gary's lovability proves [[YMMV/MenageA3 debatable]]; his luck changes (especially with women), his problems seem to be his own fault as much as anything, and while he's{{nice|Guy}} he's {{nice|Guy}} enough, he proves to have definite flaws.
31st Jul '16 10:54:30 AM Spindriver
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** LovableNerd: This appears to be his plot function at first; Gary is sweet, battered, and probably deserves better than the hand life dealt him. Over time, though, the trope is deconstructed, or at least Gary's lovability proves [[YMMV/MenageA3 debatable]]; his luck changes (especially with women), his problems seem to be his own fault as much as anything, and while he's [[NiceGuy nice enough]], he proves to have definite flaws.

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** LovableNerd: This appears to be his plot function at first; Gary is sweet, battered, and probably deserves better than the hand life has dealt him. Over time, though, the trope is deconstructed, or at least Gary's lovability proves [[YMMV/MenageA3 debatable]]; his luck changes (especially with women), his problems seem to be his own fault as much as anything, and while he's [[NiceGuy nice enough]], he's{{nice|Guy}} enough, he proves to have definite flaws.



* NiceGuy: He does have his flaws, but he's still a genuinely nice (if passive) guy, probably the most consistently moral major character in the comic. In his relationships he generally put the other person first, even at the cost of his own happiness and satisfaction.
** Gary's niceness also features strongly in the {{crossover}} with ''Webcomic/SandraOnTheRocks''. Some readers assumed that he was being set up as that previously-absent competition for Pierre as Sandra's romantic interest, but then he went home -- albeit with a goodbye kiss that left that ship just about afloat.

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* NiceGuy: He does have has his flaws, but he's still a genuinely nice (if passive) guy, probably the most consistently moral major character in the this comic. In his relationships he generally put the other person first, even at the cost of his own happiness and satisfaction.
** Gary's
His niceness also features strongly in the {{crossover}} with ''Webcomic/SandraOnTheRocks''. Some readers assumed that he was being set up as that previously-absent competition for Pierre as Sandra's romantic interest, but then he went home -- albeit with a goodbye kiss that left that ship just about afloat.''Webcomic/SandraOnTheRocks''.



* BerserkButton: Internet trolls and being called a dude based on her appearance have both set her off.

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* BerserkButton: Zii hates not being seen as the cool, sexy rock chick she imagines herself to be. Internet trolls who humiliate her, and being called a dude based on her appearance appearance, have both set her off.



* TheCasanova: She's a female version, having quite a knack for seducing presumably straight women into lesbian encounters. She's been with many of the female characters in the comic, with [=DiDi=] as the only major character who seems to be immune to her seductions, if only through sheer obliviousness. (Her brief pass did also bounce right off Ruby during a guest appearance in ''Webcomic/StickyDillyBuns'', again thanks to the intended target's failure to notice it.) She's been with a lot of men, too, but since AllMenArePerverts that doesn't really count. She fulfills all the requirements of the trope in that she tends to disregard the possible emotional consequences of her actions (with both sexes), although as the comic continues, she is forced to deal with these on several occasions, and she does actually seem to learn from that.

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* TheCasanova: She's a female version, having quite a knack for seducing presumably straight women into lesbian encounters. She's been with many of the female characters in the comic, with [=DiDi=] as the only major character who seems to be immune to her seductions, if only through sheer obliviousness. (Her brief pass did also bounce right off Ruby during a guest appearance in ''Webcomic/StickyDillyBuns'', again thanks to the intended target's failure to notice it.) She's been with a lot of men, too, but since AllMenArePerverts that doesn't really count. She fulfills all the requirements of the trope in that she tends to disregard the possible emotional consequences of her actions (with both sexes), although as the comic continues, she is forced to deal with these on several occasions, and she does actually seem to learn from that.



** It sometimes seems that sex just happens to her -- not to mention that at one time, everywhere she went there ''always'' seemed to be a gay male couple making out for [[YaoiFangirl her to watch]]. However, her habitual pursuit of sex has earned her serious consequences on occasion, such as infatuated former lovers, or a musical colleague turning into a bitter rival after they caught her with their boyfriend.
** To give a clear example of her seduction prowess, Zii goes hunting for an online troll in real life, [[ ends up getting inside the house by appealing to the mom for help]], [[http://www.ma3comic.com/strips-ma3/no_need_for_formality then ends up having sex with her.]]

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** It sometimes seems that sex just happens to her -- not to mention that at one time, everywhere she went there ''always'' seemed to be a gay male couple making out for [[YaoiFangirl her to watch]]. However, her habitual pursuit of sex has earned her serious consequences on occasion, such as infatuated former lovers, or a musical colleague turning into a bitter rival after they caught catch her with their boyfriend.
** To give a clear one example of her seduction prowess, Zii goes hunting for an online troll in real life, [[ ends up getting troll, gets inside the his house by appealing to the his mom for help]], help with her car -- [[http://www.ma3comic.com/strips-ma3/no_need_for_formality then ends up having sex with her.the mom.]]



* AllTakeAndNoGive: The benefits of her relationship with Gary are extremely one-sided. (It pisses Amber right the hell off.) Yuki does eventually realize this and breaks up with him.
* AsianAirhead: Type Two. Yuki has decent looks and apparently some money (her father is very successful in his career, and she appears to get by without a full-time job, suggesting that he subsidises her), and she isn't especially bright. (Her thinking can be [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} weird]], although she isn't actually ''notably'' dumb by the comic's standards.) However, she doesn't have especially extensive social relationships, and she is merely childish, not functionally retarded, so she averts those aspects of the trope.

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* AllTakeAndNoGive: The benefits of her initial relationship with Gary are extremely one-sided. (It pisses Amber right the hell off.) Yuki does eventually realize this and breaks up with him.
* AsianAirhead: Type Two. Yuki has decent looks and apparently some money (her father is very successful in his career, and she appears to get by without a full-time job, suggesting that he subsidises subsidizes her), and she isn't especially bright. (Her thinking can be [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} weird]], although she isn't actually ''notably'' dumb by the comic's standards.) However, she doesn't have especially extensive social relationships, and she is merely childish, not functionally retarded, so she averts those aspects of the trope.



* BerserkButton: [[strike:Male nudity]] [[InsistentTerminology TENTACLES]].

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* BerserkButton: [[strike:Male nudity]] [[InsistentTerminology TENTACLES]]. [[spoiler:Eventually apparently fixed.]]



* DoesNotLikeMen: Due to having been exposed to so much of her father's tentacle [[{{Hentai}} porn]] as a child, she hallucinates tentacles in place of penises, and adopts a pose of [[StrawFeminist half-baked feminism]] at times to justify her aversion to men. However, she slowly warms to Gary and eventually falls in love with him. She even tries to get over her penis-phobia as a result.

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* DoesNotLikeMen: Due to having been exposed to so much of her father's tentacle [[{{Hentai}} porn]] as a child, she hallucinates tentacles in place of penises, and adopts a pose of [[StrawFeminist half-baked feminism]] at times to justify her aversion to men. However, she slowly warms to Gary and eventually falls in love with him. She even tries to get over her penis-phobia as a result.result [[spoiler:and eventually seemingly succeeds]].



* UnstoppableRage: A non-heroic form. Yuki has not only felled countless men with [[GroinAttack groin attacks]] when berserk, she decked the Amazonian [=DiDi=], admittedly by surprise, when angered.

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* UnstoppableRage: A non-heroic form. Yuki has not only felled countless men with [[GroinAttack groin attacks]] {{groin attack}}s when berserk, she decked the Amazonian [=DiDi=], admittedly by surprise, when angered.
27th Jul '16 10:32:32 AM RedRoverRedRover
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** To give a clear example of her seduction prowess, Zii goes hunting for an online troll in real life, [[ ends up getting inside the house by appealing to the mom for help]], [[http://www.ma3comic.com/strips-ma3/no_need_for_formality then ends up having sex with her.]]
24th Jul '16 6:05:57 PM Arctimon
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* NiceGuy: He does have his flaws, but he's still a genuinely nice (if passive) guy, probably the most consistently moral major character in the comic. In his relationships he generally put the other person first, even at the cost of his own happiness and satisfaction.\\\

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* NiceGuy: He does have his flaws, but he's still a genuinely nice (if passive) guy, probably the most consistently moral major character in the comic. In his relationships he generally put the other person first, even at the cost of his own happiness and satisfaction.\\\
24th Jul '16 6:05:36 PM Arctimon
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Gary's niceness also features strongly in the {{crossover}} with ''Webcomic/SandraOnTheRocks''. Some readers assumed that he was being set up as that previously-absent competition for Pierre as Sandra's romantic interest, but then he went home -- albeit with a goodbye kiss that left that ship just about afloat.

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** Gary's niceness also features strongly in the {{crossover}} with ''Webcomic/SandraOnTheRocks''. Some readers assumed that he was being set up as that previously-absent competition for Pierre as Sandra's romantic interest, but then he went home -- albeit with a goodbye kiss that left that ship just about afloat.
24th Jul '16 12:56:22 AM Spindriver
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* SlapSlapKiss: Yuki and [[spoluer:Sonya]] have a relationship like this for a while, channeling their hate for each other into angry sex. [[spoiler:After Kiley convinces them to make love tenderly, they realize that the spark is gone.]]
23rd Jul '16 4:41:55 AM Aquila89
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* SlapSlapKiss: Yuki and [[spoluer:Sonya]] have a relationship like this for a while, channeling their hate for each other into angry sex. [[spoiler:After Kiley convinces them to make love tenderly, they realize that the spark is gone.]]
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