What were Saphir's true feelings for Demand?

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What did Saphir feel for his brother?

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    Votes: 10 55.6%

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Jul 29, 2012
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#61
If memory doesn’t fail me, it is somewhat implied in the manga that Saphir cares about his brother and is worried about how Wiseman controls him; it might be subtle or nonexistent, but maybe Saphir likes his brother in the manga, too.

Wasn’t Rubeus infatuated with Esmeraude in the 90’s anime, too, or am I imagining things?
 
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#62
If memory doesn’t fail me, it is somewhat implied in the manga that Saphir cares about his brother and is worried about how Wiseman controls him; it might be subtle or nonexistent, but maybe Saphir likes his brother in the manga, too.
Not really, pretty much the only thing that can be taken as a hint is that he tries to kill Sailor Moon but it's made pretty clear that's just due to him being psychotic and seriously believing that the Silver Crystal is the cause of all the trouble in the world. In the manga he's not suspicious of Wiseman either, in fact that's more Rubeus's area. (Rubeus is better developed in the manga compared to the 90's anime surprisingly)

Wasn’t Rubeus infatuated with Esmeraude in the 90’s anime, too, or am I imagining things?
No, Rubeus and Esmeraude hate each other's guts in the anime, lol, she was actually the one who killed him. In the manga/Crystal though there is an implication that there might be something since he teases her playfully there.
 
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Not really, pretty much the only thing that can be taken as a hint is that he tries to kill Sailor Moon but it's made pretty clear that's just due to him being psychotic and seriously believing that the Silver Crystal is the cause of all the trouble in the world. In the manga he's not suspicious of Wiseman either, in fact that's more Rubeus's area. (Rubeus is better developed in the manga compared to the 90's anime surprisingly)


No, Rubeus and Esmeraude hate each other's guts in the anime, lol, she was actually the one who killed him. In the manga/Crystal though there is an implication that there might be something since he teases her playfully there.
That scene felt a bit odd to me, he seems to be quite rational before that page, and suddenly turned into a monster and tried to kill Sailor Moon.

Rubeus was evil in the 90s anime, but he was also menacing and manipulative, I don't think he was not developed, just didn't get to see his human side before his last moment.
 
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#64
That scene felt a bit odd to me, he seems to be quite rational before that page, and suddenly turned into a monster and tried to kill Sailor Moon.
Yeah the manga is infamously known for having a problem developing it's villains, this is just but one example. Pretty much the only villains that were done better in the manga compared to the 90's were Beryl and Galaxia, (and to some extent Rubeus as I just explained) everyone else was much better characterized in the 90's anime for the most part.
 
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Yeah the manga is infamously known for having a problem developing it's villains, this is just but one example. Pretty much the only villains that were done better in the manga compared to the 90's were Beryl and Galaxia, (and to some extent Rubeus as I just explained) everyone else was much better characterized in the 90's anime for the most part.
Demande was also well done except the ending. He was crazy and utter evil in the manga but we also saw his goal, his struggle and his counterattack against Wiseman.
 

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Not really, pretty much the only thing that can be taken as a hint is that he tries to kill Sailor Moon but it's made pretty clear that's just due to him being psychotic and seriously believing that the Silver Crystal is the cause of all the trouble in the world. In the manga he's not suspicious of Wiseman either, in fact that's more Rubeus's area. (Rubeus is better developed in the manga compared to the 90's anime surprisingly)


No, Rubeus and Esmeraude hate each other's guts in the anime, lol, she was actually the one who killed him. In the manga/Crystal though there is an implication that there might be something since he teases her playfully there.
Thanks for reminding me. I haven’t watched R for a long time. I prefer the Crystal version.
 
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Thanks for reminding me. I haven’t watched R for a long time. I prefer the Crystal version.
I generally prefer the Manga/Crystal version of R too when it comes to the plot and it's overall handling of both Chibi-Usa and Pluto, but the BMC is definitely one area I prefer the 90's anime to the Manga/Crystal. (Except maybe Rubeus's characterization)
 
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