2017 MEN of MANLINESS - Round 3: Killua vs. Soul



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    Killua Zoldyck - Hunter x Hunter vs. Soul Eater Evans - Soul Eater

    Please choose one of the two characters listed that you wish to see continue on in this tournament. Voting will stay open until 10 PM CST the following day.

    Please post your vote, as well as the current score, after taking your vote into account. Be sure to clearly note who you are voting for by making a comment or by highlighting your vote in the score tally. You may only vote ONCE, and once you post you cannot change your vote. And DON'T try to cheat; I'll be watching.

    Killua - 0
    Soul - 0



  • Killua - 1
    Soul - 0



  • You legit have two of my favorite anime characters of all time against each other in this round. :(

    Killua - 2
    Soul - 0

    I know Killua is not a character that many people would consider right away, especially since he doesn't "look the part" right away, but hear me out.
    BEWARE: HxH Spoilers Below
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    For someone who, at the start, seems so cold (See his "I want to kill my family for their bounty" scene), Killua is actually one of the most emotional characters of the series. He considers friendship to be one of the most important things in his life, and later his relationship with Alluka.
    Killua learns and grows a lot through the series, his experiences with Gon helping him grow, particularly through the Chimera Ant arc. One of the best examples of that comes from his relationships with Ikalgo. They start off on a very bad foot, with Ikalgo trying very hard, and nearly succeeding, in killing off Killua. And yet, right after he nearly succeeds, the tables turn and Killua chooses to spare our adorable little octopus's life. This leads to Ikalgo turning traitor amd Killua immediately accepts this friendship, showing just how much he has matured.
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    Killua also had a problem when it came to facing opponents stronger then himself. He was so conditioned to be afraid, to run if there was even the slightest chance of him losing in a fight, that he seemed to be completely unable to fight this impulse when it arose. We, the viewers and Killua himself, don't realize at first that this is due to his brother's nen needle implanted in his forehead. When the moment comes where Killua discovers this, as he is facing off against a very strong opponent, Killua manages to control his fear and literally burrows his fingers in to his forehead to pull out the needle, all out of desperation to save his friend.
    And when said enemy tells him he'll go after Gon regardless, he literally decapitates the guy and crushes his head. This guy truly had it coming, he was a Grade A jerk, so it was a "cheer at the screen" kind of moment.
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    When it comes to Alluka, Killua will truly stop at nothing to protect them, even if it means turning against his entire family to do it. And his family is one scary group of people. He makes enemies of all of them, just to get his sibling out of a jail cell and help them experience the world. While it is true he originally freed them to help Gon, there is no doubt that Killua is set on helping Alluka and Nanika as well.
    Let us not forget just how powerful this kid is, especially for his age. He can turn his nen in to electricity due to the torture training he endured as a child, something that not many people can do.
    Truly, when to comes to defending those he cares for, he completely throws his own well being completely out the window and does what it takes, no matter the cost.
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  • Killua - 3
    Soul - 0



  • This is the first of the tournament which I really can't make a sound decision. Rather than to potentially skew in a direction I may later regret, I think the safer option is to sit back and watch what happens. Both have strong features, but in different ways.



  • Killua - 4
    Soul - 0



  • OH SHIT! This is the 1st one where I have to THINK on wanted to vote for!?

    NO NO NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    There both bad ass!

    OH GOD!

    Soul is good and all with helping Maka both at the same time he screw up sometime.

    Killua on the other hand even though I much newer to the show he has yet to fall down. And has been a bad ass every step of the way.

    With that being said my vote go to Killua. I mean let face it anyone who can take the hell beaten he took from his Mother and be find with it and act like nothing happen is WAYYYY more of a bad ass then what Soul has to offer. And Killua also kill a mask murder with just one shot and took his heart out like it was nothing! Like common I can't go against that sorry Soul. But my vote go to Killua!



  • Current score:

    Killua - 5
    Soul - 0

    @gohan6425 What did I tell you last time? Post the scores yourself when you vote!!



  • Killua - 5
    Soul - 1

    ..............Damn you randomizer.

    Much as I love and adore Killua and his development, actions and loyalty in the series, the things Soul does for his friends and partner hold a special place in my heart. Even if he falls I'll be happy with Killua, but I gotta rep an old favorite you know?



  • Killua - 5
    Soul - 2



  • Killua - 6
    Soul - 2

    @GalaxyCrisis said:

    @gohan6425 What did I tell you last time? Post the scores yourself when you vote!!

    His is the only vote that counts, to him. ;-)



  • Killua - 7
    Soul - 2



  • Killua - 7
    Soul - 3


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