I am not a big fan of the Mary Sue. This dislike is probably due to my exposure to strong heroines in literature and due to Skip Beat and Host Club being the first manga series I ever read. I seek out characters that are strong and enjoy the series that contain them so much more because of the interesting perspectives of strong females. These girls make you feel inspired and excited because their stories don’t follow a typical pattern. They don’t need saving, they do the saving.
If you enjoy a good tough gal, sit back and enjoy my top 5 list of strong shoujo heroines.Continue Reading →