" wrote:RustyClaymore 11:27 - Ah yes, Socks is the single raindrop responsible for the flood. XD
CrimsonRyu17 (post: 1347473) wrote:Shiro Amada - Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team
The only real heroic character I adore.
I'm thinking some people are missing the idea of what The Hero is in this thread. Spike's a pretty cool guy who flies swordfish and doesn't afraid of anything, but I'd hesitate to call him heroic. Everything he does is self-serving (though not necessarily selfish), growing and expanding as a character, but not really filling the hero role. Technically, I wouldn't consider anybody in Bebop a hero in the strictest sense, though Jet probably comes the closest. Similarly, Nia Teppelin is a good person with a firm resolve and dedication, but in my mind doesn't really come close to the heroic archetype.
" wrote:A hero (Ancient Greek: ἥρως, hērōs), in Greek mythology and folklore, was originally a demigod, their cult being one of the most distinctive features of ancient Greek religion. Later, hero (male) and heroine (female) came to refer to characters who, in the face of danger and adversity or from a position of weakness, display courage and the will for self sacrifice – that is, heroism – for some greater good, originally of martial courage or excellence but extended to more general moral excellence.
Fish and Chips (post: 1347575) wrote:Kenji Endo from 20th Century Boys.
This thread is now over.
Tancos (post: 1348042) wrote:No mention of Balsa from Moribito?
ich1990 (post: 1347776) wrote:Not quite. You forgot Dr. Tenma from Monster.
Fish and Chips (post: 1348315) wrote:Though this is only the Manga. Judging from the films, L probably does fit the mold better.
rocklobster (post: 1348011) wrote:What about Kenshin Himora? He seems pretty heroic at times.
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