Hey guys! Long time no post! Anyway... here, I'm gonna talk about a particular subject that has been bothering me for the longest time. And that would be... mary-sues. Note: If you yourself have a mary-sue/gary stu character, make sure you read this please. Maybe you can learn something. Let's do this!
So... if anyone here doesn't know already, a mary-sue is, and I quote directly from Urban Dictionary, A mary-sue "is usually written by a beginning author. Often, the Mary Sue is a self-insert with a few "improvements" (ex. better body, more popular, etc). The Mary Sue character is almost always beautiful, smart, etc... In short, she is the "perfect" girl. The Mary Sue usually falls in love with the author's favorite character(s) and winds up upstaging all of the other characters in the book/series/universe." Now that you know, let's talk about where mary-sues generally are in such fandoms.
I've mostly seen characters from the Naruto fanbase than the Sonic fanbase. Which, in my opinion, is really strange. Though, I have seen a few overpowered characters in the Sonic fandom. Right now, let's...