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In many ways, they're finishing the progression started by [[Anime/CodeGeass Lelouch]], but since that anime barely scratched the surface of the work that needed to be done in this area. There's also the trend of over-powered, JerkAss light-novel heroes with an UnwantedHarem who fight against the typical HotGuysAreBastards characters and end up preferred by the girls even though they have no redeeming qualities, and the fact that most of them are Lelouch {{Expies}} in a lot of ways.

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In many ways, they're finishing the progression started by [[Anime/CodeGeass Lelouch]], Lelouch]] - the Code Geass (and CLAMP) influence on Tsukipro is quite clear - but since that anime barely scratched the surface of the work that needed to be done in this area.area, and Movic is willing to take it much further than Sunrise was. There's also the trend of over-powered, JerkAss light-novel heroes with an UnwantedHarem who fight against the typical HotGuysAreBastards characters and end up preferred by the girls even though they have no redeeming qualities, and the fact that most of them are Lelouch {{Expies}} in a lot of ways.

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There are types of characters that are usually pushed aside to a SixthRanger role, or always [[WhiteHairBlackHeart cast as villains]] because HotGuysAreBastards and heroic characters - male ones, at least - [[ThisLoserIsYou have to be average to be relatable]]. In order to get made, stories had to have a SmartJerkAndNiceMoron. Characters who are WickedCultured have to be villains; heroes have to think ClassicalMusicIsBoring, and hate the idea of remembering which fork to use. For decades, this has made it so male-attracted fans can only find satisfying stories in DracoInLeatherPants fanfics, prompting mainstream audiences to push them aside and shake their heads at how AllGirlsWantBadBoys, and wonder, "What's wrong with ''those people''?"

With Hajime and Shun, and to a lesser extent, many of the other characters, such as Arata and Shiki, fans finally get to be told that it's okay to like these characters. A {{Bishounen}} GentlemanAndAScholar who has darker elements to his personality but is still genuinely a good person. Characters like that are rare.

In many ways, they're finishing the progression started by [[Anime/CodeGeass Lelouch]], but since that anime barely scratched the surface of the work that needed to be done in this area. There's also the trend of over-powered, JerkAss light-novel heroes with an UnwantedHarem who fight against the typical HotGuysAreBastards characters and end up preferred by the girls even though they have no redeeming qualities, and the fact that most of them are Lelouch {{Expies}} in a lot of ways.

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