Unemployed reincarnation It came after more than five years of endless waiting, and it met fans' expectations thanks to great animation, a great story, and unforgettable characters. However, the series received strong criticism in the West and China due to the protagonist, viewed as too perverse.
For the uninitiated, Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation tells the story of a 34-year-old Neet who loses his life and rescues a group of boys who were reborn in a fantasy world shortly after death in the body of an infant, Rudeus. The protagonist is therefore an adult in a child's bodyand in the first few episodes she tends to behave inappropriately towards her future party friends Roxy, Sylphie and Eris, with Avanche and downright sexual harassment.
The protagonist's behavior angered several viewers and the series was suspended in China. In North America, however, Funimation opted for strong censorship, changed entire dialogues and tried to make the protagonist less despicable. After a little over a month came in response from Japanese fans, which asked audiences from all over the world to be patient a little longer.
According to the blog Yaraon! The anime is discussed on many forums, and although readers of the novels understand the reasons for the criticism, they still ask for more patience: "It wasn't necessary to create such a protagonist. We speak of a bad, distorted character, but all of this will only increase the effect of his path of salvation. You have to be patient because the protagonist is like that for a long time, but the development is greateven if it's a little late"Many fans have stated that it is normal for such a protagonist to disgust the audience, especially considering that similar traits usually belong to villains, but they ask that you be patient and give this incredible story a chance.
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