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Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout early purchase bonus revealed

Summertime fun!

Ryza’s costume “Summer Adventure!”

This cool outfit for Ryza can be used in event scenes and battles is a perfect match for a hot summer. Enjoy this refreshing look for Ryza!

- Available through the PlayStation™Store, Nintendo eShop, and Steam store.- This item may become available for purchase at a later period.

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Top Rated Comment
windsorg
Thu Aug 08 19 03:28pm
Rating: 5

What part of her looks like a child to you? I would genuinely like this explained to me because I see this thrown at the anime art direction all the time. I've been all over the world and I've never seen a child that looks like Ryza.

Eugh, she looks like a child.

windsorg
Thu Aug 08 19 03:28pm
Rating: 5

What part of her looks like a child to you? I would genuinely like this explained to me because I see this thrown at the anime art direction all the time. I've been all over the world and I've never seen a child that looks like Ryza.

ridleysaria
Thu Aug 08 19 04:04pm
Rating: 2

Yeah I've never seen a child with curves like that.

dragongirl
Thu Aug 08 19 08:43pm
Rating: 1

Her face, her face is proportioned like a child's face, it's common in anime.

windsorg
Thu Aug 08 19 10:37pm
Rating: 1

That can't be all though, can it? Big eyes are certainly common in anime and can be traced back decades in terms of cultural influence and the limitations of television animation and video game graphics. Her face is angular, her nose and mouth are very small. These are adult features. Even if we set aside the face, the original comment ignores everything else about the character. Ryza certainly has a youthful or spirited vibe but that's hardly enough to say she "looks like a child" given the proportions on the entire rest of her body.

I still don't understand what inspires this reoccurring statement on the art style, but I'm trying not to assume it's the obvious and horrible implication it places over the people who create it and enjoy it. That I never hear it thrown at anime men, just the adult women, hurts my optimism no small amount.

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