"I can't lose to him" Edit

Ok, so in the Trivia it says that Junpei's in-battle Persona-summoning comment "I can't lose to him" is referring to the male protagonist. Is this actually true? When people say that sort of thing, they're usually referring to their opponent, and Junpei is never the protagonist's opponent. I'd be more inclined to think that Junpei is referring to whatever Shadow he is fighting (and just regarding all Shadows as male) than the protagonist. Cixer (talk) 17:27, July 15, 2012 (UTC)

Not that I'm trying to blat on you but did you actually play P3? He's really jealous of P3MC and has a one sided competition with him a lot of the time. Also it makes sense in context.
« 1099769-p2ep tarot 16 Zahlzeit 17:33, July 15, 2012 (UTC)
"Did I play?" Pssh, P3 is probably my favorite game of all time. Besides I thought you were always trying to blat on me
However, as I said above, "losing to [someone]" is generally only used when said someone is one's opponent, which the MC is not. It makes SOME sense, but I'm asking if it's confirmed/universally accepted that the MC is who Junpei is talking about, because if not, that Trivia tidbit is totally false. Cixer (talk) 21:46, July 15, 2012 (UTC)
But that doesn't really make that much sense. You would usually say "I can't lose to you." when referring to an opponent but if it's an offhand comment regarding rivalry with someone else, you'd say "I can't lose to him/her." P3MC is not his opponent but a rival even if it's one sided. Junpei especially has something of an inferiority complex as well. It is kind of universally accepted, I just can't believe you'd interpret that quote in any other way given the context. Speaking of context, it's the quote used for summoning his Persona for the first time, ja? Against Mayas, ja? That's a female name, it would be difficult to image someone that would interpret such shadows as male.
« 1099769-p2ep tarot 16 Zahlzeit 23:01, July 15, 2012 (UTC)
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