The fandom war it is a type of conflict in which you have to go with a few aspirin and a full combat team. Comparisons between characters, and also especially between such or pascual ship are the order of the day and usually give rise to the most toxic part of the fandoms.
On some occasions, the conflict even affects the creators, and although some tend to be a bit conciliatory, others decide to cut their losses because they have neither the time nor the desire to deal with hatred towards their works. Tite Kubo specifically, he had a lot of left hand when the negative comment on shift against Orihime came out again, and He took the opportunity to send a strong message to the readers of ‘Bleach’.
nipping in the bud
Several years ago, Kubo retweet a fan’s comment talking about characters from his manga. Specifically this reader said that he adored Rukiathe shinigami that at the beginning of the story transfers her powers to Ichigo, but he couldn’t stand Orihimewho starts out as a high school classmate but gradually gains more depth as a character.
Although the tweets have since been deleted, Orihime is one of the most hated characters in the manga, with a number of fans often writing to Kubo to kill her or remove her from the series. It is seen that that particular day the mangaka did not feel like nonsense and gave a whole sentence as an answer.
“I saw this tweet from this guy and it may be normal for Rukia fans, but it didn’t give me a bad impression of Rukia fans in general don’t worry,” the mangaka began. “But for Orihime fans and readers who carelessly enjoy ‘Bleach’, and have unfortunately seen the abusive language in the retweet, I apologize.”
“However, there is zero chance that I will change what I draw to please others, so don’t worry about that,” Kubo said. “Sometimes I wonder what to say to kids who make these mistakes. Readers don’t have the privilege to change the story. The privilege is to read it or not, if you don’t want to read the story, you better stop.”
the creator of ‘Bleach’ He ended up giving the finishing touch by encouraging critics of his characters to create their own manga, or even become editors to be able to advise other future creators.
“The topic is… If you have the talent to make a story better than ‘Bleach’, please become mangaka soon. If it’s good, it will be more popular than ‘Bleach’ for sure. And if you can’t draw, try becoming editors for to be able to give advice to mangaka,” Kubo proposed. “If you really have the talent, you will be well received wherever you go.”
Although many years have passed since the end of the anime, ‘Bleach’ returns this fall with ‘Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War‘, a new series that will finish adapting the last arc of the story.