Do japanese otaku actually care about characters' personalities beyond basic archetypes and character development or attractive design + some quirk is enough for them?
I feel like no.
>Japanese otaku are one person
>Japanese otaku are some alien, mysterious entity fundamentally different from me and you
Both are true to some degree, but it's still a dumb question, which was my point
well your pic proves your point, Kirino is just like any other tsundere, a great part of her fanbase likes her because of the incest, nothing else.
>a great part of her fanbase likes her because of her glorious ass