I agree that it's weird when Pokemon that clearly look like one gender can be both genders. Male Gardevoirs, anyone? Why don't they just assign fixed genders to Pokemon like this?
Pokemon=/=human Just because something looks feminine, based on the perspectives of humans shouldn't mean anything to what a Pokemon's gender is.
That is like saying peacocks shouldn't be male because of their colorful and elegant look, compared to the plain females.
Wow, strangely accurate comparison.
In some animals, it's hard to tell what sex they are unless you look at their gender-specific parts. Since Pokémon don't have them (you know what's), we can't tell. Can you tell a male rabbit from a female rabbit at first glance?
IIRC didn't Diamond/Pearl featured Pokemon with gender specific looks? Like for example male Lopunny had longer ear than the female and female Wobuffet had lipsticks on.
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honestly I'm tired of seeing people complain about this, get over it, we've had to deal with pokemon that were overly masculine before and no one complained about that. Honestly it doesn't even look that feminine to me, it looks like a mage and mages aren't typically ULTRA MASCULINE.
If you think less of fennekin because you think it looks "girly" or whatever, then you don't deserve fennekin.
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