If Jusenkyo really exists.

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Re: If Jusenkyo really exists.

Postby Lioconvoy » Sat Mar 05, 2011 2:05 pm

Cannon always suggested that the Nannichuan would cures guys and the Nyannichuan would cure girls. As for the refilling that's explained in the Phoenix Arc.

I don't see the Chinese government making it public if it was under their control. It has too much ponticial as a weapon or a means to create human weapons. Why give that power to others.
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Re: If Jusenkyo really exists.

Postby mondu_the_fat » Sat Mar 05, 2011 2:39 pm

First and foremost, it will be weaponized by the Chinese government. It doesn't have to be something as powerful as Rouge's spring. Turning enemy troops into animals? Undetectable spies?

Second it will illegal in all other countries, likely even in china. Seriously, it is water other than its effects. The potential of an unwanted curse is too great. Think date rape drug, except undetectable and you're cursed for the rest of your life.

Also note that the jusenkyo curse is also a water magnet. It will only be a matter of time before a couple experimenting with alternate forms will end up being splashed with the wrong body parts inside other body parts. Or some guy piloting a plane or operating heavy machinery will turn into a toad at a bad time.

Another effect would be an decrease in meat consumption as animal curses would abound. I mean, it would be hard knowing there's a small chance some poor sap was just in the wrong place at the wrong time.


In other words, cannibalism becomes a very real threat. In parts of the world where hunger exists, turn your old, sickly tribesman into say, a pig or elphant elephant. Yum. Kill someone? Turn him into a chicken and eat the evidence.

Finally, if there were racial springs, this would definitely help undermine racism and xenophobia, for the same reasons as sexism.


And promote bestiality... with viable human-animal hybrids. Slavery as well. Paranoia in case of spies or thoughts about suddenly finding cursed water in your aqueduct.

Just look at how Herb's people used the thing. Its ripe for abuse. And that's ONE society, with goals that, to them, are noble.

And that's not even going into the verifiable existence of magic. That alone will turn the world sideways on its head, even if the springs suddenly disappear overnight.
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Re: If Jusenkyo really exists.

Postby Knight of L-sama » Sat Mar 05, 2011 5:15 pm

I think mondu that you're going a little overboard in presuming how widespread it would become. There might be an initial surge of tourists but as soon as some accidents happen with the wrong spring that would trail off fairly fast.

One thing that it would do is force surgeons who specialise in gender reassignment surgery to go into other disciplines. A steady of Nannichuan and Nyannichuan water and a copy (or two) of the Locking ladle and someone (hopefully me) would make a killing with those wanting to transition between genders. No hormone therapy, no long, costly and frequently painful surgeries. If this includes the instant versions you could probably do a 'try before you buy' deal as well as selling them as an 'aide d'armor' to couples who are feeling... adventurous. Heck even people who just want to go that extra mile when doing costumes could find a use for the instant versions of the gender changing pools.
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Re: If Jusenkyo really exists.

Postby Lioconvoy » Sat Mar 05, 2011 5:30 pm

Back to the weaponization point, which sort of renders the other points mute, I don't think it become public information of where the pool are if they exist. China would keep them a state secret, and should the other nations find out about them, and where they are they would be more likely to destroy the springs.
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Re: If Jusenkyo really exists.

Postby Lioconvoy » Sat Mar 05, 2011 6:03 pm

No, not if the Chinese government had been using it to create living weapons. Although I'm sure the other nations be interest to study the springs, I doubt very much the Chinese government would allow anyone to. In the end the other nations would be forced to destroy the springs to prevent the creation of more living weapons.
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Re: If Jusenkyo really exists.

Postby Wyrd » Sat Mar 05, 2011 7:43 pm

Yes, people suck. If it same out on a national level and China knew that the source was within their borders, there would almost certainly be war.

If it slowly came out through an underground network spreading the nannichuan and nyannichuan to transgender individuals, then by the time people discovered the source there might be enough political pressure from the masses to stop a war, though there is always the possibility of a holy war cropping up.

For an example of a business venture involving Jusenkyo, check out the last few chapters of "Clothes Make the". I don't have a link for you, but I believe it can be found on FF.net.
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Re: If Jusenkyo really exists.

Postby Konsaki » Sat Mar 05, 2011 8:26 pm

Wyrd wrote:For an example of a business venture involving Jusenkyo, check out the last few chapters of "Clothes Make the".
http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5397947/1/Clothes_Make_The
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Re: If Jusenkyo really exists.

Postby TerraEpon » Sun Mar 06, 2011 1:45 am

Ranma Compo also addresses it, in a fashion.
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Re: If Jusenkyo really exists.

Postby Wyrd » Sun Mar 06, 2011 12:53 pm

I've seen another one where Kasumi started up the business and Nabiki got stuck working for her as middle management in a company that rapidly grew into the multi-million dollar bracket. The story was so-so, not one that I kept a link to.
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Re: If Jusenkyo really exists.

Postby truedemonicfire » Tue Mar 08, 2011 1:18 pm

When it comes to the initial question, I would go with the Nyannichuan.
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