Challenge for my beloved readers.
Find examples of a Nakama in Western literature or movies.
Doesn’t have to be recent and if you are more comfortable with Eastern examples use them instead.
Here is the format to be used while discussing it in the comments.
Title: The Three Musketeers.
The Leader: D’artagnan
The Rival: Athos
The Tank: Porthos
The Brains: Aramis
The Heart: Constance*
Provide a footnote for characters that don’t quite fit their role. Beginning with an (*) For example. *In the novel, Constance Bonacieux doesn’t easily fit into the role of The Heart, being only D’artagnan’s love interest and of course a married woman. However, this Nakama has been adapted into several other iterations over the past 100 years. In these she invariably finds her way quite easily into this role.
Please discuss in the comments.