Tony at Fault: Mio Akiyama vs Mio Sugiyama

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    Comment by Anonymous
    09:24 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Mio has a very generic design anyway, i've seen lots of animes and mangas with characters who look just like her, and even on real live her hairstyle is quite common.

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    Comment by Imyou
    09:48 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Damn. He also drew an asian girl with long black hair and small breasts!

    But yeah... not the first time an eroge has done a one-off of a popular series. This time it's just drawn by a popular artist.

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    Comment by Phuong
    09:20 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)'s not okay for fictional characters to look similar? Even though it happens all the time in real life?

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:04 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Wow a cute girl with long black hair! NEVER SEEN THOSE IN JAPAN

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:06 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    i wonder how many blond twintail there are in anime.

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    Comment by RinTohsaka
    09:53 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    dude this isn't plagiarism even not a tiny bit close to what Nick does!

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    Comment by takuya13
    11:04 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    to hell with plagiarism just look at the artwork!! fap fap fap fap fap fap fap

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    Comment by DFC
    10:39 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Now that is how Mio should look like.

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    Comment by Tateha
    08:02 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    i think this is a pretty far stretch to be calling plagiarism. under such scrutiny you could even go so far as to say every girl character with twin-tails and dark hair is the same, which is a lot.

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:21 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Fault! was a good game.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:41 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    It's hard to resist not to capitalize on K-ON's success isn't it?

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:55 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    This is all an elaborate plot by 2ch to troll us here on sankaku, of this I am certain.

    Darn those bastards, they are so clever with their foolishness!

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    Comment by Barbarian of Gor
    06:56 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Great, is this going to be another rabid attack on perceived "Plagiarism"?

    I've said it's been quite proven (multiple lawsuits) that it's entirely possible for two people working apart to come up with the same idea, especially along narrow fields of work.

    Science fiction -> Time Machines-> Wells's work derivative...

    Fantasy -> Heroic Fantasy -> REH derivative...

    Horror -> Supernatural Horror -> Lovecraft Tribute...

    Each step becomes more and more likely to be the "Same" idea, including things the author who isn't yet published when the first one is is truly shocked that are included, like characters with almost the same description and even name. But, time and again, it's been proven that simply put he came up with the same idea.

    And what do we have here...?
    "Moe anime/manga" in a literally "Glutted" genre. There's an English translated "How to Draw Manga" that features on Moe girls, "Girl's Life" or something...full of all the major stereotypes.

    To me, it's all the same stuff with changing backgrounds, this "Moe" genre. I'm not complaining (drool...) but I call things for what they are.

    The purpose is to sell Manga/Anime that show pretty young girls frolicking and interacting with a chiefly male audience. The characters change hair color, personalities, clothing, but there obviously are a bunch of "Rules" for how the groups are set up, interact with others, rivalries, plot elements and so forth. The "Background" changes, they can be most stereotypically "Schoolgirls" or something as wild and weird as "Strike Witches" where in between the weird fetish play, they become "Schoolgirls" again...

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:39 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    both are too delicious

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:26 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    And this is bad why?

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:00 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Not seeing it.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:35 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    As if every other 2D girl doesn't have a clone somewhere nowadays....

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    Comment by motaku96
    12:13 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Ehhh....if big breasts and long black hair and a flat chested twintail is blatant plagiarism...

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:22 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    oh fuck that
    It's like saying every girl who have hime-cut with black hair is copy of Mio. And that girl in Fault don't even have hime-cut. she has twin tails
    so many anime girls look the same if they have same hairstyle anyways
    This is Fuking Retarded

    17:04 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Well, then you better be ready to see ppl claiming that every characters with long twintails are Hatsune Miku rip-offs. Hell, if Nanoha and Lucky Star came after the first release of Vocaloid, ppl'd already think Fate and Kagami copied Miku's hairstyle.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:10 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Uh, no. Their heads aren't even shaped the same. Then there's the difference in breast size. While both are lovey, Mio Akiyama has the better ass. Regardless of this I would fuck Mio Sugiyama before Mio Akiyama. Finally, Mio's Akiyama's feet look better though we all know why that is. ;)

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:01 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Lets see, 90% of all Tonys work has black hair.
    More of them have longer hair then short.
    The eyes, nose and mouth are almost the same on all of his characters.
    The one is young so she has a smaller face.
    If anything what stands out the most is the small breast since most of his characters are normal to well endowed.
    If anything Mio is a Tony character with the corner of the eye a little higher on the outside and less surface area on the lower lid.

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:45 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Seriously, the whole Simmions thing was one thing but come on 2ch.

    If you look closely at alot of art works, they look "similiar" to something else. When something has been around as long as it has, its eventually going to start repeating itself. That's life both on and off the net.

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    Comment by destructorv2
    18:46 10/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Tony didnt do a good job here, doesn't look like the character at all, Mio Akiyama looks like.... a proper looking Nico Robin and Mio Sugiyama is a stock anime girl

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    Comment by Ukonkivi
    16:18 10/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    This just in, Anime characters sometimes resemble each other!

    Comment by Anonymous
    20:57 10/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Mio wins. End of story.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:42 11/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Thinking this way you can find always a reference to K-ON! and accuse it of plagiarism -_-.

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:24 25/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Mio Sugiyama is cuter.

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:39 20/11/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    The truth is another better than anime!
    Getting right!

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:28 18/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    yet another reason why I hate 2chan. It's full of dumb people who whine about the littlest things.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:30 13/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Isayama Yomi, also known as the original design of Akiyama Mio.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:45 11/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    This is moot... In the past years, there had been dozens of Anime, manga & game characters that look similar...

    Take Haruka Suzumiya of Kiminozo who looks like teen copy of Sakura Kinomoto from Cardcaptor Sakura..

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    Comment by Imyou
    15:10 11/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Guys, her name is only off by one stroke and half a kanji. It's a generic design, but apparently a take on Akiyama Mio. The thing is that's almost never plagiarism in Japan - it's doujin. Even famous mainstream artists draw other artists' characters, sometimes erotically. Nothing wrong with that - it'd be plagiarism if he traced the cels or something.

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:41 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    These 2ch ppl -.-, Those drawings that Tony drew CAME OUT BEFORE K-ON was even made. FFS

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:56 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Where are they same?
    Hair style? - No (I could said one is twintail Mio and another is long hair Mio)
    Body? - No (One is illegal in Australia another is not)
    Personality? - No (One is very shy and another one is can start ero thing with her brother)
    Name? - Barely Yes, I accept this.

    But a thing that they are the same is Shimapan!!!!

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:19 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    mmmmmm.....nope, don't see it. just a bunch of rabid K-ON fans putting down anything that looks better than that moe crap. still love the music from that series though

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    Comment by celcius_01
    13:20 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    "Sugiyama Mio looks like Akiyama Mio" my ass. That's a 100% Azu-nyan to me.
    Tonikaku, if ever K-On! were to be done by Tony then i think all of us will fap while watching it for countless of times. Atleast i will. Heh.
    *Super FAP*

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:50 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    tony is a pro
    stop bitching about plagiarism

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:50 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    hmm, but then they look like yomi from ga-rei -_-
    and ga-rei is out way longer than k-on

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:01 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    This is all too silly. K-on and Tony Taka's designs are pretty generic, of course they would look similar. And quite honestly, I find more similarity between Mio and Yomi from Ga-Rei, but again, those designs are pretty much taken out of a template for "traditional" looking characters. It-s pretty pointless.

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:02 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Yes but Tony Taka is awesome.

    16:51 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Unlike Akiyama, Sugimiya is a pettan loli and doesn't really has a complete hime cut to begin with. Why don't they just talk about the similarities between Akiyama and Sakamoto (Strike Witches) instead?

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:24 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    I'm not a fan of Tony but yea, those characters are not copied. Tony has been drawing that same character for years even before the K-ON popularity(because all of his characters look alike anyways). Not to mention those hairstyles are not that unique, either. 2ch, I'm disappoint. If anything, Tony plagiarizes his own art.

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:30 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Japs all have dark brown/black hair
    What a bunch of copy-cats, eh? Ahaha

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    Comment by BlaqCat
    02:25 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    The hairstyles and body types are similar, but the art styles are quite different (any Tony's are more delicious). 2ch needs to chill out...

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:04 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Just from what anime is that avatar I wonder...

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    Comment by Reizo
    10:15 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    It's Ladies versus Butlers.

    And really 2ch not that serious.

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:19 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    mio sugiyama is a slut while azu-nyan is a virgin...

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:24 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    I saw the hentai anime and thats no mio or azusa

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:36 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Jesus christ, girls are going to look similar eventually

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:36 09/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Wow , black hair + twin tails, K-On really revolutionized character design.

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