Which Trope Are You Most Tired of Seeing?

aattss

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I'm annoyed at the good=stupid/naive trope. How about not pretending that smart good options don't exist in order to be an edgy contrarian.
 
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I can't stand the Heroines beating the shit of the MC when it's not even his fault. You saw your brother's morning wood when waking him up and you punched him hard? I immediately quit watching since the brother didn't bitch slap her back.

When stories normalize such violence without any payback it just shut down my interest. Even as a joke, it's not even remotely funny.

i guess some just love imagining themselves got beaten up by cute anime girls for no reason, but it's just not for me.
 
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Isekais that makes the isekai part not matter. The mc either forgets or completely throws away their Earth morals, knowledge, and upbringing faster than Professor Zoom can jerk off the Flash. One of the unique things that isekais provide is an Earth perspective on the things that go on in fantasy worlds. If they don't have that, then why call yourself an isekai?

I recall feeling this way about Saihate no Paladin. It's a fantastic fantasy, I love it a lot, but it's just not isekai. Like, come on, the isekai stuff is barely there, just make it a fantasy novel, why does it have to be an isekai?
 

Marunikyu

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When you read this whole thread as an author and none of the tropes apply to your novel & what you've planned... Feels good man. :blobtaco:

I abhor most tropes, I think everyone forgot to mention the beta Japanese MC trope where the main character doesn't touch any women forever in order to perpetuate the very awkward pre-relationship situation. Heck, Rebuild World is absolutely amazing but if it has that issue when the MC won't be 10 years old and if he continues being shy, I'll be disappointed.
I've stopped reading a lot of Japanese LNs/manga due to this, I have gained the [Beta-Detecting Evil Eye] to spot those very quickly.
 

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When characters reincarnate into a magic world and somehow aren't itching to experience magic themselves. (Especially, Korean Romance novels are guilty of this)
 

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The main character being a loser who has no special talents and then find out oh wowwwww I'm actually the specialist most powerful descandant of an Elder God with secret blood line reincarnation benefits letting me wield Excalibur and therefore making me the one true ruler of England.

I'm not gonna undercut my mc's hard work and progression by some shitty realisation.
 

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The main character being a loser who has no special talents and then find out oh wowwwww I'm actually the specialist most powerful descandant of an Elder God with secret blood line reincarnation benefits letting me wield Excalibur and therefore making me the one true ruler of England.

I'm not gonna undercut my mc's hard work and progression by some shitty realisation.
Yes. This.
 

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When characters reincarnate into a magic world and somehow aren't itching to experience magic themselves. (Especially, Korean Romance novels are guilty of this)
100% agree. I dropped a one novel that I already forgot the name because of this. MC had 90% free time in the mansion and she didn't even bother with low level magic that every noble used. She could've used it to easily get away from the situation if she learned it, but no, she almost died before being saved by ML that was conveniently nearby. Yeah. I dropped it right away after that.
 

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The main character being a loser who has no special talents and then find out oh wowwwww I'm actually the specialist most powerful descandant of an Elder God with secret blood line reincarnation benefits letting me wield Excalibur and therefore making me the one true ruler of England.

I'm not gonna undercut my mc's hard work and progression by some shitty realisation.
I, too, dislike when novels try to make the MC some sort of loser with no special talents and nothing but hard work.
 

BearlyAlive

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Harems. Hatems. I can stomach multiple people fancying the same peep, but male harems would end in multiple bouts of brawls or duels to establish a pecking order while a harem of females would inevitably end with poison, death and psychological torture until there's only one member left (alive). But characters just suddenly loving each other and only love each other when MC is with them only because they love the same person is bullshit.

Isekai for the sake of an isekai tag. If you can replace the isekai'd with someone (special) from in-world then it makes no sense to have that setting.
 

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Rape Fantasy I hate it mostly, because of me in general. Like they rape a woman and now she falls inlove with him that's some bullshit
 

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Over the top revenge. I found this manga one time can't remember the name but this dude gets betrayed and killed yadda yadda you know the story any way he gets a second chance and comes back and then proceeded to get revenge which I kid you not involved feeding the persons child to the parents. I get it. You want revenge but the moment when you start doing stuff worse then they ever did I'm not gonna take you seriously.
Ah, I read that manga. Fucking sick, the MC in that one.
 
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