Why are canonical shipping so poorly developed these days?



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I find myself thinking that I have absolutely nothing to ship recently, the relationship between the characters is either poorly disclosed, or they are, but it would be better if they weren’t. In particular, the "get" genre suffers from this, but the current canonical "slash" and "yuri" peyrings are rather boring. ((
All drama is smooth and stylish. And if there is, then it comes down to love triangles.
From "get", they only advise me of only Starko, Tomstar from only one animated series. Maybe I'm a pessimist, but I would like to ask why are most canonical shipping so bad? Could you advise some good canonical shippings (preferably get, otherwise I haven’t seen anything good lately) that would be interesting to ship?
 

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It could be because the canon pairing happened out of nowhere or was rushed at the very end. The writer may have had trouble building a believable relationship. Another reason is it could be considered an abusive relationship. A big example of one such pairing is Sasusaku from Naruto.
 
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I find myself thinking that I have absolutely nothing to ship recently, the relationship between the characters is either poorly disclosed, or they are, but it would be better if they weren’t. In particular, the "get" genre suffers from this, but the current canonical "slash" and "yuri" peyrings are rather boring. ((
All drama is smooth and stylish. And if there is, then it comes down to love triangles.
From "get", they only advise me of only Starko, Tomstar from only one animated series. Maybe I'm a pessimist, but I would like to ask why are most canonical shipping so bad? Could you advise some good canonical shippings (preferably get, otherwise I haven’t seen anything good lately) that would be interesting to ship?
Are we talking about canonical ships in their respective series or in fanfiction?

Are we talking about Kingdom Hearts? Your post is unclear.
 
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I personally do not care for shipping in Kingdom Hearts and I love romance.

The problem is that the Kingdom Hearts team have no idea on how to make a compelling romantic dynamic.
 

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The problem is that the Kingdom Hearts team have no idea on how to make a compelling romantic dynamic.
And as they shouldnt , kh shouldn’t have any romance in it let PG rated games stay PG. y’all always wanna ship shit . We don’t care about love we trying to figure out who killing who and moving on .
 

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I personally do not care for shipping in Kingdom Hearts and I love romance.

The problem is that the Kingdom Hearts team have no idea on how to make a compelling romantic dynamic.
Well, to be fair, I don’t think romance was in mind when it came to writing dynamics between the OC’s.
 

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And as they shouldnt , kh shouldn’t have any romance in it let PG rated games stay PG. y’all always wanna ship shit . We don’t care about love we trying to figure out who killing who and moving on .
What's the point of moving on when the main characters are treated poorly nonetheless? You're not wrong, but.....there's barely any middle ground between rushed...........and rushed.
 

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I'm probably a minority, but I liked SS in my own way.
For good, Sasuke should have been left alone, considering what a jerk he was, so it’s surprising that someone else loves him. (Sakura)
 

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In any case, according to this logic, some Marinette x Adrien is also not better.
I'm not for not believing that Marinett fell in love with the last one in love.
Seriously, the son of a rich daddy, a fashion model. She only needs money from him. And this shipping on top of the top among the "get".
And such people support.
This is so unfair.
In this regard, the attachment of Naruto and Sakura to Sasuke deserves my respect, because not everyone can endure a person like Sasuke.
 
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I think with a lot of stuff, they pad it out and run out of ideas. But they know it makes the big dollars. They keep it going just the same. People know it begins to suck, but they cannot let go of it. Like when The Walking Dead started, I was hooked. Now? It's still good. Just very dramatic. And Resident Evil lost its touch as well. Maybe even Final Fantasy too, but I don't play those games. :whistle:
 

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From what I see, a lot of authors seem to think there only needs to be some sort of "tension" or to have the characters themselves proclaim some sort of romantic interest and it's "justified" immediately. I've always seen a lot of ships where the two shipped characters hardly have anything in common but people push them together because "opposites attract" (they do, they make good friends, but horrible couples) and the writers don't care to let them have some quality time together that goes beyond normal stuff like eating together, sitting together in groups or something like that. When thinking of shippings, I always try to think in terms of "what would these two talk about when spending a day together?" - if I can name a few things (watching movies together, engaging in the same sports, going swimming, whatever) that I could picture them spending their time with together, it's fine, but in a lot of cases I think "welp, you'd have nothing to say to each other besides the usual bickering / bantering". Don't get me wrong, bicker and banter is great, but you can't do that all day and there should be some kind of connection between the involved parties that goes beyond teasing.

TV shows are particularly horrible about this; basically every couple in Big Bang Theory is horrible. Sheldon / Amy: Amy constantly complains about the lack of touching of any kind which is a severe problem if you want it, but can't expect it; Sheldon is just constantly obnoxius and makes everything about him, at every moment, which is horrible in a relationship.
Penny and Lennard don't have anything in common and Penny even admits she only dated him because he was "persistent until she gave in" and not because she had much interest in him. Lennard basically always feels unsure about the relationship up to a point where it's unhealthy; I understand this is supposed to be a comedy, but it depicts actual deep-seated problems, drowned in a laugh track while being cringeworthy as hell.

For anime, I often get the feeling it's kind of a fanservice. Romance scores you popularity points, so why not throw the fans a bone, get them speculating, never get too clear, stay vague enough and never confirm anything until it's over. And don't forget the misunderstandings, so it stays juicy. It's a little tiresome.
 
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