Dating 2 girls in persona 4
"There is an understanding that you can play with fantasies that you might not want to live out in your normal life," Levi says.
"Americans see things in very black and white -- you're either gay, or you're not.
"Most American gamers will assume he is gay, especially if they are not aware of Japan's cultural differences and the subtleties of their interactions," says Colette Bennett, Japanese RPG enthusiast and editor at consumer weblog Destructoid.
Namba explains, "We did encounter a small number of sexually oriented instances which we decided to make more subtle, but the meaning of everything is still intact." For instance, keeping Shadow Kanji's over-the-top flamboyance was important.
"What matters is that Kanji's other self cries out, 'Accept me for who I am!
' I think it's a powerful message which many, if not all of us can relate to.
First introduced as a rough-and-tumble teen with antisocial leanings, Kanji is feared by the locals and maintains a confrontational machismo toward the other characters throughout the game.
He is a loyal son and employee at his family's textile shop, and it's not until the debut of his alter-ego Shadow Kanji that we are made aware of his inner sexual turmoil.