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Character Discussion/Appreciation: Ryuuzaki Umi

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Character Discussion/Appreciation: Ryuuzaki Umi
« on: February 09, 2007, 05:38:15 AM »
((The character discussion posts were previously called "Character of the Day".  They're now Discussion/Appreciation posts.  Feel free to revive any of them.  --suzanami))

Thought I'd pep up the board with some relevant MKR discussion!  We're going to be doing a Character of the Day!  The idea is to just discuss anything about the character: role in the series, good vs bad points, love interests, likes and dislikes, voice, image songs... Anything!





RYUUZAKI UMI
« Last Edit: July 24, 2014, 05:04:23 PM by suzanami »

Re: Character of the Day: Ryuuzaki Umi
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2007, 07:13:17 AM »
Oh Oh!!!!! Umi! She is my favorite! I love her head strong personality! She is my favorite! Is there anything else to say???
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Re: Character of the Day: Ryuuzaki Umi
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2007, 07:28:39 AM »
She's my favorite character in the series.  I can't describe why.

BTW, when I get the Magic Knight Rayearth Sega Saturn title, I seriously hope I get the Umi disk.  It would be very awesome.

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Re: Character of the Day: Ryuuzaki Umi
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2007, 02:22:09 PM »
What can I say about Umi? She is my favorite character. I adore her. I feel that I have more insight into her personallity than I do for any of the other three. 

I do not feel that she is stuck up, as many anti-Umi fans paint her. I think she is easily frightened and puts on a harsher exterior so not to show weakness. She does care her friends. Like Suz, I also like the Fuu/Umi friendship that is so obvious in the manga. I wish it had been a bit more present in the anime.

I really cannot think of anything I actually dislike about her. She and Fuu are the most three dimentional characters in the story. Hikaru was kind of left out in that regard. I am amused that I share a number of her favorite things, but I will say, I am fond of sweets and sewing so we differ on that respect. But those are things that are fun to play on in fanfiction.

Love: (my point of view)

Ascot:
He is obviously infatuated with her. But I don't think he has taken any real time to understand her. She is more of an ideal to him. I have always seen him as being too weak to stand up to her. How is a relationship healthy if one person gets her way ALL the time. I can see him being the one who, not knowing truely knowing her, would offer her some sort of sweet. As we all know (those of us who know far too much for our own good.) That would be a big mark against him, as she is not much of fan of sweets.

Clef:
He is quiet, but can be loud when provoked. He is stubborn and able to stand his ground. I see he and Umi as clashing more often than not, but their personalities complement one another. I see him being that figure she would most often got to for advice, and in that way he would learn a great deal about her in the process.


Songs:

I will have to say that adore nearly every song done by Konami Yoshida. For a number of reasons, but I like Setsunakute a great deal. If you read/listen to the lyrics closely you can see that it could be shown as supporting my OTP ^.~ Why would she ever think that Ascot would view her as a child?
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Re: Character of the Day: Ryuuzaki Umi
« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2007, 04:07:24 AM »
You know, none of us seemed to remember that the 3rd was Umi's birthday.  Ah, oh well.  I was busy with work and all for the better part of the day.

Yeah, I've nothing else to contribute to this thread, and I double posted. I am such a loser.
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Re: Character of the Day: Ryuuzaki Umi
« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2007, 04:12:08 PM »
I remembered!  And I had guilt for not posting anything. XD;

HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY, UMI. <3

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Re: Character of the Day: Ryuuzaki Umi
« Reply #6 on: March 05, 2007, 06:05:18 PM »
I didn't remember! SORRY UMI! happy belated brthday from me, too!

I PROMISE I'll get Clef t take those damn robes off soon. That a good enough present? XD

(how old was she this year? I can't remember if CLAMP gave years...)

Re: Character of the Day: Ryuuzaki Umi
« Reply #7 on: March 05, 2007, 09:58:52 PM »
I totally forgot but I was actually watching rayearth that day. >> sorry umi...
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Re: Character of the Day: Ryuuzaki Umi
« Reply #8 on: March 06, 2007, 04:23:15 AM »
I didn't remember! SORRY UMI! happy belated brthday from me, too!

I PROMISE I'll get Clef t take those damn robes off soon. That a good enough present? XD

(how old was she this year? I can't remember if CLAMP gave years...)


I am sure she would like that present

24-5?  I have to do the math again
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Re: Character of the Day: Ryuuzaki Umi
« Reply #9 on: March 04, 2008, 03:27:39 AM »
Haven't been near a computer today, so I never got to say happy birthday to my all time favorite character of the series.  Clef is a close second, then Fuu. 

Amusingly enough, this is also the anniversary of my fall way from the fandom, but that is vering off topic.

So in celebration of Miss Ryuzaki's bithday, I might go back and put some more work into finishing that prequel fic to Pillow Talk.  but I might post something on the drabbles site before then.
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Re: Character of the Day: Ryuuzaki Umi
« Reply #10 on: March 04, 2008, 05:10:36 AM »
Woahoh, happy birthday Umi, you silly fictional character you! *pulls on cheeks*

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Re: Character Discussion/Appreciation: Ryuuzaki Umi
« Reply #11 on: March 03, 2014, 07:37:32 PM »
Happy Birthday to my favourite of the three knights.  (Yes, I will admit to having a favourite, but you all knew who already, so what does it matter?)



We need to try to get this whole character appreciation thing back up and going.
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Re: Character Discussion/Appreciation: Ryuuzaki Umi
« Reply #12 on: July 21, 2014, 11:07:15 PM »
like in the Hikaru thread, I just wanted to give some love to the girls, so I'm sharing some oooollld LJ icons.  you can use them here/LJ/tumblr/wherever if you want, though really I'm just sharing the pretties.


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Re: Character Discussion/Appreciation: Ryuuzaki Umi
« Reply #13 on: July 24, 2014, 01:42:53 AM »
Your one from the kimono image I posted before your icons is my current Skype icon. And I had the Umi in a pink dress one as my forum icon for some time.  Love them!
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Re: Character Discussion/Appreciation: Ryuuzaki Umi
« Reply #14 on: April 07, 2017, 04:57:48 PM »
Sure, Umi'll freak out over inconvenience, but if you hurt one of her friends, she will pretty much raise herself from the dead out of sheer nerve just to show you what's what.

If your headcanon for Ascot's backstory doesn't make me want to cry, I probably won't believe it.