History YMMV / SenkiZesshouSymphogear

22nd Dec '15 4:25:03 PM MagBas
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* ContestedSequel: GX is beloved by many fans - but just as many baffle at its popularity. Common criticisms include unlikeable VillainSue antagonists that the show nevertheless tries to portray in a sympathetic light, bad fights with focus given to power level wank and one sided curbstomps over decent choreography, most of the cast being useless and barely doing anything outside of their focus episodes, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking pacing issues]].
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* ContestedSequel: GX is beloved by many fans - but just as many baffle at its popularity. Common criticisms include unlikeable VillainSue antagonists that the show nevertheless tries to portray in a sympathetic light, bad fights with focus given to power level wank and one sided curbstomps over decent choreography, most of the cast being useless and barely doing anything outside of their focus episodes, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking pacing issues]].

* VillainSue: Carol and the dolls have drawn criticism for the way they openly play the heroines like a fiddle for the vast majority of ''GX'', making virtually no attempt to hide that they're running a ThanatosGambit and yet having to finally outright tell the heroines what's happening for them to question it.
29th Nov '15 12:08:02 PM cromartie
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** Hibiki's father, who abandoned his family after the concert disaster in Season 1, makes his first in-person appearance in the show in GX. In his first shared scene with Hibiki, he not only refuses to apologise, but asks for her help in trying to get him back with Hibiki's mother, and at the end of the conversation [[RefugeInAudacity leaves Hibiki with the lunch bill]]. His later appearances do nothing to endear him to fans either; while by the end of the series Hibiki has forgiven him (and even reintroduced her to her mother, who doesn't seem too happy at the prospect), he's still probably the most reviled character in the series among fans.
29th Nov '15 11:52:52 AM cromartie
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* CrackPairing; Hibiki x Kanade. There is [[SuitePrecure a good reason]] why some people ship them together and it is not just because of the [[ShipsThatPassInTheNight first and only time]] that they interact.
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* CrackPairing; CrackPairing: Hibiki x Kanade. There is [[SuitePrecure a good reason]] why some people ship them together and it is not just because of the [[ShipsThatPassInTheNight first and only time]] that they interact.interact. ** There's also some Kanade/Serena shippers out there, despite the fact that the two have never met in canon. The only thing they really have in common is DeathByOriginStory (for Tsubasa or Hibiki and Maria respectively). [[ShipMates It's usually seen discussed alongside Tsubasa/Maria.]]
29th Nov '15 11:48:57 AM cromartie
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** One of the songs on Creator/NanaMizuki's latest album is titled ''Netsujou no Maria'' (roughly translated as "Maria of Passion"), and has something of an IntercourseWithYou vibe. Naturally, fans (especially [[LesYay Maria/Tsubasa shippers]]) took this and ran with it.
22nd Nov '15 12:13:47 PM Cubey
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* ContestedSequel: GX is beloved by many fans - but just as many baffle at its popularity. Common criticisms include unlikeable VillainSue antagonists that the show nevertheless tries to portray in a sympathetic light, bad fights with focus given to power level wank and one sided curbstomps over decent choreography, most of the cast being useless and barely doing anything outside of their focus episodes, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking pacing issues]].
17th Oct '15 9:10:43 AM CouchAlmark
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* VillainSue: Carol and the dolls have drawn criticism for the way they openly play the heroines like a fiddle for the vast majority of ''GX'', making virtually no attempt to hide that they're running a ThanatosGambit and yet having to finally outright tell the heroines what's happening for them to question it.
7th Oct '15 4:31:37 AM ChrisX
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I don't think Ver kind of 'redeems' himself, as his motives of helping the heroes are selfish.
** Both Ver and Fine are redeemed by the season after they appear though: Fine pulls a sacrifice to save Shirabe from Igalima's Soul Reaper, whereas Ver plays a huge role in disabling the Chateau, reconstructing the world, and possibly finding a way to allow the FIS trio to fight with the 2nd Div trio ''without'' [=LiNKER=] - this last is EXTREMELY crucial as it means that they can now activate their Climax Song without instantly going down for the count.
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** Both Ver and Fine are redeemed by the season after they appear though: Fine pulls a sacrifice to save Shirabe from Igalima's Soul Reaper, whereas Ver plays a huge role in disabling the Chateau, reconstructing the world, and possibly finding a way to allow the FIS trio to fight with the 2nd Div trio ''without'' [=LiNKER=] - this last is EXTREMELY crucial as it means that they can now activate their Climax Song without instantly going down for the count. However, Ver still veers in monsterdom as unlike Fine, his newest actions are still driven with selfish motives of making himself the hero of the world, proving that maybe you're not scots free from the trope even if you pull a HeelFaceTurn...
30th Sep '15 11:11:07 AM WhirlRX
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No clear indicator of which designs of GX are being mention.
** The designs of the ''GX'' characters look out of place, but they do have their charm.
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** %%** The designs of the ''GX'' characters look out of place, but they do have their charm.
26th Sep '15 10:59:14 PM John_Hayabusa
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* OneTruePairing: Hibiki and Miku since the first season and Shirabe and Kirika since ''G''.
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* OneTruePairing: Hibiki and Miku since the first season and Shirabe and Kirika since ''G''. Tsubasa and Maria almost crosses this thanks to their moments together in ''GX''.
26th Sep '15 10:53:15 PM John_Hayabusa
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* CrackPairing; Hibiki x Kanade. There is [[SuitePrecure a good reason]] why some people ship them together and it is not just because of the [[ShipsThatPassInTheNight first and only time]] that they interact.

** This crosses into TearJerker territory when the other Symphogear users want to help and comfort her but can't because they don't know what it's like to have stable family relationships. Tsubasa's dad consistently treated her as a tool of the Kazanari family (and her mom is completely absent from the story), Chris never knew her parents because they died when she was young, and the F.I.S. Children don't have any relatives to speak of, with Maria losing her younger sister years prior to the events of ''G''.
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** This crosses into TearJerker territory when the other Symphogear users want to help and comfort her but can't because they don't know what it's like to have stable family relationships. Tsubasa's dad consistently treated her as a tool of the Kazanari family (and her mom is completely absent from the story), Chris never knew her parents because they died when she was young, and the F.I.S. Children don't have any relatives to speak of, with Maria losing her younger sister years prior to the events of ''G''.
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