Comment on Top 25 Moeblobs You’re Crazy About by VillainousHanacha:

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Exactly.

The way many use the words “moe” and “moeblob” as just a catch-all term to describe anything they hate, is wholly incorrect. When people make the term mean anything the want, and change the definition on a constant basis, it then becomes meaningless.

The truth of the matter is that Moe is anything which ignites an intense and personal passion and/or interest.It can be anything, however the term “Moe character” is acceptable. The longer phrase would be “characters most likely to induce a person’s Moe”. A “Moe character” would contain traits that are more likely to induce a person’s Moe, i.e. “Moe traits”. Things like these would be the “Dere” archtypes, silent types, dojikko, maids, etc, as previously mentioned by Actar. The term “Moeblob” however seems to be used in nothing more than a derogatory manner.

But no matter if there are “Moe Characters” who have one or more traits that are widely agreed to spark that intense passion or interest, the fact of the matter is that the feelings of Moe will ultimately always be subjective. You have felt feelings of Moe, as it is a natural extension of our human ability to love. As said previous, Moe can be anywhere, and it can do anything. Also as previously said, all characters on this list have traits that are widely agreed upon to be Moe, or traits that spark the feelings of intense passion or interest more often than not

Also, I fail to understand how this list shows a diminished popularity of K-ON. Both Yui and Azusa got into the top 10, and Azusa got 2nd place.


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