Reverse Harem Archetypes

Topic started by takashichea on July 28, 2012. Last post by RavenBuster 2 weeks, 4 days ago.
Post by takashichea (10,631 posts) See mini bio Level 25
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Hey everyone, I need your help on the Reverse Harem page. I don't have a strong list of archetypes. I wanted to mirror the Harem concept page, and they have a big list of archetypes.

We need to brainstorm.

This is what I have so far. Please don't laugh at my choices.

Reverse Harem Archetypes

Childhood Friend

He is a close friend or care taker of the female lead.

Examples: Luca,

Lone Wolf

He does not want company or does not know how to interact with other people. Sometimes, they're outcasts who are shunned from society.

Examples: Nova, Julius Monrey,

Flirtatious Guys

These guys are bold and assertive and can serve as unwanted attention.

Examples: Peter White,

Megane

People who wear glasses.

Examples: Julius Monrey, Pace,

Bad Boy

Sometimes, the female lead likes guys who do bad things for attention. They often think that they can tame the beast.

Examples: Blood Dupre,

Post by Destinyheroknight (10,158 posts) See mini bio Level 21

.....Huh, the only ones that come to mind is

Pretty Boy

Examples: Tamaki Suou

Twins

Examples: Kaoru Hitachiin & Hikaru Hitachiin

Post by takashichea (10,631 posts) See mini bio Level 25
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@Destinyheroknight:

I had trouble picking the default image
I had trouble picking the default image

Oh yeah, I got a twin example, too. Go ahead and add those.

For Pretty Boy, how does a character qualify? Some of these Shoujo or non Shoujou titles have tons of Bishie.

Post by Destinyheroknight (10,158 posts) See mini bio Level 21

@takashichea:

Bishie that what I mean, I just forgot how to spell it.

Qualify by having other characters saying they pretty or hot, they like to hold rose. They pretty much what I got

You can add them, since you are already editing the page (just giving a helping hand)

Post by takashichea (10,631 posts) See mini bio Level 25
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Man, it's going to take a while to make Reverse Harem wiki page as good as the harem wiki page. I only tried two out of the whole crop of these shows.

If you guys and gals know a few titles, you are all welcome to add some short synopsis, characters, or any other details.

Post by takashichea (10,631 posts) See mini bio Level 25
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@Destinyheroknight:

Should we add women to the archetypes? I didn't want to call it Lesbians even though there are some shows that have a female character liking the main female lead. I'm thinking of a polite name for this category.

Ex: Queen Vivaldi (during the Alice in the Country of Clovers)

Post by Destinyheroknight (10,158 posts) See mini bio Level 21

@takashichea:

Yes, it seem pretty common

Put down, Yuri

Post by takashichea (10,631 posts) See mini bio Level 25
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@Destinyheroknight:

Cool.

Post by RavenBuster (24 posts) See mini bio Level 15

Could Yandere and Tsundere also be considered an archetype since both harems and reverse harems have them?

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