What gender are most KS fans?

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Are you male or Female

Straight Male
815
86%
Gay Male
19
2%
Straight Female
79
8%
Lesbian Female
34
4%
 
Total votes: 947

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Breaker deGodot
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What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Breaker deGodot » Mon Apr 16, 2012 6:01 pm

I was recently struck by how many KS fans seem to be male, and I was just wondering what the ratio between male and female players was. The game certainly seems geared towards straight men considering that all of the potential love interests are girls, but I was curious. I mean, it is a romance after all, and those typically have high amounts of female fans, regardless of what gender the hero/heroine is. Just personal curiosity.

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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Snow_Storm » Mon Apr 16, 2012 6:03 pm

While I don't need it, where's the following "Forever alone Males" option?

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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Murkglow » Mon Apr 16, 2012 6:49 pm

"Romance" doesn't necessarily = female fans irregardless of subject matter or genre. Given the type of work this is, it would surprising if this wasn't a male dominated fan base.
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Mirrormn » Mon Apr 16, 2012 6:52 pm

Murkglow wrote:"Romance" doesn't necessarily = female fans. Especially given the type of work this is, it would surprising if this wasn't a male dominated fan base.
I don't think anyone expects it to not be totally male-dominated. The question is merely how much it is male-dominated.

As I post this, it's at 92%, which is pretty close to what I expected (90% straight male, 5% straight female, 2.5% each for the other two options is my rough guess).
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Murkglow » Mon Apr 16, 2012 7:02 pm

*Shrug* Just reading the opening post made it sound like he was "struck" by how many posters here were male.
I guess I was simply surprised that he was surprised, and the argument he put forth "Well it's a romance so naturally that equals female fans" seemed questionable to me.
Perhaps I should have specified that I thought it would be surprising if it wasn't "massively male dominated" in my response?
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Breaker deGodot » Mon Apr 16, 2012 7:55 pm

Murkglow wrote:*Shrug* Just reading the opening post made it sound like he was "struck" by how many posters here were male.
I guess I was simply surprised that he was surprised, and the argument he put forth "Well it's a romance so naturally that equals female fans" seemed questionable to me.
Perhaps I should have specified that I thought it would be surprising if it wasn't "massively male dominated" in my response?
Nah, it's like Mirrormn said, I was curious about how many fans were male, not amazed by the lack of female fans. Perhaps I could have worded the OP better, but there you have it.
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by rydiafan » Mon Apr 16, 2012 8:12 pm

im a straight male ... but youtubers say im gay ... so idk anymore lol ... we all know you tubers are smart , balanced and fair ... so when they say im gay because i like shizune more then lilly ... i need to take a long look at my life ... maybe they know something i dont

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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by ShadeHaven » Mon Apr 16, 2012 8:14 pm

Oh God, it really is a sausage fest.

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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Althamus » Mon Apr 16, 2012 8:24 pm

tbh, I was kinda expecting this.

About what I knew of the game before I played it was that it was a game where you dated girls, and had some eroge scenes.

A porn game where you date girls? tbh, I was surprised when I saw a girl on the forums :P
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Logan812 » Mon Apr 16, 2012 10:45 pm

rydiafan wrote:im a straight male ... but youtubers say im gay ... so idk anymore lol ... we all know you tubers are smart , balanced and fair ... so when they say im gay because i like shizune more then lilly ... i need to take a long look at my life ... maybe they know something i dont
It would only be gay if you like Kenji more than Lilly. You have nothing to worry about.
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by ShadeHaven » Mon Apr 16, 2012 11:02 pm

rydiafan wrote:im a straight male ... but youtubers say im gay ... so idk anymore lol ... we all know you tubers are smart , balanced and fair ... so when they say im gay because i like shizune more then lilly ... i need to take a long look at my life ... maybe they know something i dont
So, they say your gay because, you like one girl more than another? Your right. We need to be throwing our money at these people for their priceless insight.

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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by WorldlyWiseman » Mon Apr 16, 2012 11:16 pm

W-w-wait, all those Kenji/Hisao and Nurse/Mutou pics on shimmie are just trolling?!?
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by EyesOfLilly » Tue Apr 17, 2012 12:58 pm

I am yet another straight male, but i actually talk to atleast 2 females that also enjoy the game, so although KS has a large male fanbase it has its fair share of female fans too .
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Megumeru » Tue Apr 17, 2012 1:36 pm

Total player counting to 69 (hehehe) STRAIGHT MALES

That's at 93%. And I am part of the 93% 8)
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Silentcook » Tue Apr 17, 2012 2:55 pm

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