his name is beyond netero? seriously? that's like one piece introducing a new villain called superior doflamingo
Netero was his last name, his first name was Isaac.
Also he's not a villain. You're fucking retarded.
He is a symptom of one of the major flaws of HxH though, really. Nothing is planned ahead of time. Just suddenly out of nowhere, Netero has a brother, so because of that suddenness the fact that his name is "Beyond" seems super goofy.
If you don't pay attention of course nothing will seem planned ahead of time.
He tells people his name is Beyond, but it's probably something else. He calls himself that because he intends to surpass father. He plans to do that by leading a successful expedition into the dark continent. Something even Issac couldn't do.
It's pretty clear that's not why he's called that.
He's very similar to Netero, only had the opportunity and freedom to do what he wanted once Netero died, and the Zodiacs were "ordered" to keep him under control by Netero from beyond the grave. I'm not sure why you'd think "Beyond" implies power in the first place.
Why do people like this shit?
It's so fucking unfocused.
It's a solid action shonen, but there's also nothing particularly outstanding.
The characters are all pretty standard and flat.
There's not even anywhere it can go now, since they can grant any wish they want now without cost.
Why does it have such a following?
I guess it's nice that most villains have their own reasoned and well-intentioned motivations but everybody is still pretty archetypical.
>optimistic shonen protag
>weakling comic relief
>edgy pedo fujobait
>edgy fujobait villain
The only solid arc I can even remember is Chimera Ant stuff which is like half of the entire length of the manga, and that's just a vague recycled sci-fi premise.
Hunter Politics was fun though.
>The characters are all pretty standard and flat.
This is factually wrong, all the characters are presented as deeply flawed and multidimensional.
>There's not even anywhere it can go now, since they can grant any wish they want now without cost.
I'll take a wild guess and assume you haven't actually read this, not only is it explained Killua gets free wishes because he doesn't abuse them but also Alluka is out of the current arc.
Same could be said for a hypothetical person who dodges the core point by fixating on a small error.
It's not even really an argument anyway, the author's said he didn't know where he was going when he started.
>optimistic shounen protag
What makes him optimistic exactly? He spends most of the longest arc slowly losing his shit and it culminates in him threatening to kill an innocent, taking her hostage, killing someone brutally and trying to kill himself.
>weakling comic relief
Without mentionning those aren't character traits, he's not a weakling.
The rest of your post are buzzwords and not even character traits again. Not to mention none of those characters are edgy except Killua in the first arc. Are you shitposting or were you genuinely asking a question?
If I heard it, it was probably in one of the author blurbs included with the manga. I remember specifically that he started out with simply the concept of writing a manga about hunting, and went from there. I think there was also an interview where he said he came up with Kurapika's backstory during his arc, but not sure about that one.