Manami and Ayase are different versions of the same paradigm.
The underlying dynamic of both is "I want to reign this person in from their passion because I want to satisfy my ideal of them."
In addition to being the story of the original “Amagami Challenge”, Amagami SS is also the story of one young man’s shift from a mentality of scarcity to one of abundance.
Based on their personality, people will treat you well or treat you poorly based on signals from you. You teach people how to treat you, based on your actions and how you carry yourself.
Smaller Conventions at first glance might not offer as much as the bigger conventions do, but they still have good things going for them.
It’s a balancing act, where some companies are okay with having a smaller audience if it means that audience will be happier with their product, while other companies try to expand their markets.
In many ways, the subculture is still smarting from the hackjob localizations of the past, which were often poorly translated, poorly dubbed, had content cut for the Western release, or some combination of the three.