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The discourse finally sinks down to the subject of fantasy "harems." More insight into the hosts' "types" are offered in this episode than anybody ever probably wanted. To make it all fair, we may talk about the "dreamy gentlemen" of anime in the future...

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    Daniel_Newton moderator on Aug. 27, 2012 at 5:45 p.m.

    *Types "Mouse" into the Anime Vice search bar* ...I think I may have to watch this. For research purposes, obviously.

    I like the way Sam thinks, his harem was clearly superior. Maybe we should use the list feature on the site and make our own personal harem lists.

    ...I think I'll have to go away and think about this and come back with my own list.

    Username_Undefinedon Aug. 27, 2012 at 8:55 p.m.

    Sam had the best picks. My "type" is athletic girls or girls who know how to fight (it's a great way to keep you humble if she has a legitimate chance to beat you into the ground), and that's bled over into shows and books; I really enjoy strong female characters.

    FoxxFireArt moderator on Aug. 28, 2012 at 3:30 a.m.

    I would have to make mine Nico Robin, Chie Satonaka, Eneus the Bergest, Saeko Busujima, Matsurika Shinoji, and Martel.

    I do love me some Misato Katsuragi, but damn that woman has some daddy issues. I have no issues with her tastes for younger men, but when I watched this series originally I was a younger man. lol I always liked Kitsurubami from FLCL.

    Wow, he made a MOUSE reference. I didn't see that coming. If he likes book loving women. He should check out Nico Robin.

    asian_prideon Aug. 28, 2012 at 9:49 p.m.

    Ha, I feel they think of me now as some idiot because of these dumbass questions I keep asking. Again, sorry guys.

    sickVisionz moderator on Aug. 29, 2012 at 1:26 p.m.

    "Lobes matching lobes" is a gem and the transparent Misato was great.

    For mine it was be

    1. Michiko Malandro because she's loud, feisty and kinda ghetto but has a heart of gold.
    2. Tier Halibel because she's hot despite having blonde hair, which I usually hate on black chicks.
    3. Satsuki Kitaoji because she's loud and feisty like Michiko but is more valley girl than ghetto. Plus, I feel like she got done pretty bad in her series by a loser harem lead and I always felt bad for her.

    I can't really think of another. Those three are more than enough for me. I've got two really loud borderline obnoxious women and then a super calm, subdued one. That's the full gamut for me and probably too much to handle as two (hat trick) of them are insanely high maintenance and the other probably considers herself to be royalty, which is going to have its own issues.

    sotyfan16on Aug. 31, 2012 at 1:47 a.m.

    If I could just hop into a harem I'd want to be in Sekirei.

    But I have seen too many anime ladies to take the time to just make a list of my personal wish harem while typing this.

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