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Current feature: Most recent thing I'm proud of. Fanart for Bloo-Jelly, of her character Zak. c:
What I like about pokemonWhat I like about pokemon by hibbary
Over the past couple years Pokemon has become an incredibley popular universe for children all around the world. Kids from 3 to thirteen are drawn to the simple plot, colorful characters, and the fantastic idea of traveling without adult supervision in a world of strange and powerful animals at their beck and command. They flock to purchase and own anything and everything Pokemon. But as many fans as Pokemon has, it has enemies. Critics find Pokemon dull, redundant, annoying, cutsey, and basically downright insulting to their intelligence. Surely it is made for children. So why would I, a twenty year old college student, an intelligent (I hope) scholar be so taken by such a simple, childish, plotless TV show? potential.
I look at pokemon and I see the potential of a facinating story. Their culture is dominated by the juxtaposed relationship of human beings (the dominant "advanced" species) and pokemon (the "uncivilized" cultures
I don't really know what to do. It feels strange. I really want to see him, but at the same time...
Because of everything that's happened I'd rather keep my distance. He feels... Estranged? Is that
the right word to use...? I don't know. I love him. But I hate what he's caused.
Ah man. What a shitty birthday this is turning out to be. Every year's the same. It just gets worse
as I get older.
Happy birthday, deviantArt. Even a website's having a better day than I am. Yeesh.