Posted in 2010s, Category E, Male Author, No Female Protagonists

Souten no Ken (Fist of the Blue Sky)

Category E

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This anime passes criterion 1 in episode 1 and that’s it. None of the females ever talk.

  1. Are there two named female characters?
  2. Who have a conversation?
  3. Not about men?
  4. Does this happen frequently?
  5. Is the conversation non-trivial?

What else could you expect from a show bursting with muscles? I’m surprised they even named two female characters. Hilarious.


More data:

Author gender: male
No. of female protagonists/all protagonists: 0/1
Year of airing: 2006 – 2007

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Posted in 2000s, Category C, Female Author, No Female Protagonists

Hikaru no Go

Category C

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This anime passes criterion 1 in episode 1 and criteria 2 and 3 in episode 46. The conversations are not frequent or non-trivial though.

  1. Are there two named female characters?
  2. Who have a conversation?
  3. Not about men?
  4. Does this happen frequently?
  5. Is the conversation non-trivial?

It’s kind of laughable when a show only passes in episode 46. Like what are you doing? Still don’t understand go though.


More data:

Author gender: female
No. of female protagonists/all protagonists: 0/3
Year of airing: 2001-2003

Posted in 2010s, Category E, Male Author, No Female Protagonists

Onihei

Category E

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This anime passes criterion 1 in episode 2, but that’s about it.  No females actually talk.

  1. Are there two named female characters?
  2. Who have a conversation?
  3. Not about men?
  4. Does this happen frequently?
  5. Is the conversation non-trivial?

Somewhat expected from a ‘manly’ show about ‘manly’ times, but still kind of disappointing. Some of the women were even a part of the action, but…


More data:

Author gender: male
No. of female protagonists/all protagonists: 0/1
Year of airing: 2017

Posted in 2010s, Category D, Male Author, No Female Protagonists

All Out!!

Category D

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This anime passes criterion 1  and 2 in episode 12. The conversations are always about men, not frequent and non-trivial though.

  1. Are there two named female characters?
  2. Who have a conversation?
  3. Not about men?
  4. Does this happen frequently?
  5. Is the conversation non-trivial?

Wasn’t really expecting to see many females in a school rugby show, but as usual the manager is a school-girl. Just why Japan? Why do you have your school-girls wash clothes and towels for the male sports teams??? Either way, she almost never talks to any other girls and when she does it’s all about the boys on the team.


More data:

Author gender: male
No. of female protagonists/all protagonists: 0/3
Year of airing: 2016-2017

Posted in 2010s, Category C, Male Author, No Female Protagonists

Ajin: Demi-Human

Category C

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This anime passes criterion 1 in episode 3 and criteria 2 and 3 in episode 20. The conversations are not frequent or non-trivial though.

  1. Are there two named female characters?
  2. Who have a conversation?
  3. Not about men?
  4. Does this happen frequently?
  5. Is the conversation non-trivial?

This was not a show containing many females and the ones that did show up were either subservient to a man or vapid and wrong. No wonder then that it did not do too well on the female – female interaction.


More data:

Author gender: male
No. of female protagonists/all protagonists: 0/1
Year of airing: 2016

Posted in 2010s, Category E, Female Author, No Female Protagonists

Udon no Kuni no Kiniro Kemari (Poco’s Udon World)

Category E 

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This anime passed the first criterion in episode 2.

  1. Are there two named female characters?
  2. Who have a conversation?
  3. Not about men?
  4. Does this happen frequently?
  5. Is the conversation non-trivial?

For a feel good slice of life story this sure didn’t do a good job of letting the females interact with each other…


More data:

Author gender: female
No. of female protagonists/all protagonists: 0/2
Year of airing: 2016

Posted in 2010s, Category E, Male Author, No Female Protagonists

Drifters

Category E

 

This show managed to at least have two named female characters by episode 3, but that’s about it.

  1. Are there two named female characters?
  2. Who have a conversation?
  3. Not about men?
  4. Does this happen frequently?
  5. Is the conversation non-trivial?

To be fair, there aren’t many female characters here…


More data:

Author gender: male
No. of female protagonists/all protagonists: 0/3
Year of airing: 2016