Hello everyone, my name is MissBuster (Creative name, I know XD) but you may call me Heather. I'm a rather busy college student, but I always take the time to check out updates to both sites. Saying that, I've been lurking a lot... so it's about time I finally introduce myself (hopefully I'm not too late D:).
Like all of you, I've always gravitated to the idea of size changing even since childhood. I never really thought too much about the whole aspect of size, just a bunch of giant monsters or the likes from TV or movies came to mind. Maybe there were a few cartoon episodes where someone gets shrunken, or someone grows into a giant to fight an equally big monster... the usual stuff.
However after awhile, I noticed it was mostly guys who did the growing. Even in books, any references to female giants were practically nonexistent. Most girls would prefer to relate themselves to small and delicate creatures such as fairies, sacrificing a lot of power with such a petite size. Soon I began to think, what if a giant fairy princess could exist? She would be pretty, and strong enough to defend all the other smaller creatures, It would be the best of both worlds! Naturally it was very hard to relate to something which could be several stories tall and destructive like Godzilla, and mix that with a potential damsel in distress.
I was led to believe that it was too obscure to combine both of these things, but then I watched the Disney classic, Alice in Wonderland. What an interesting world it was, you surely could see the world a lot differently depending on the size you are. However, the biggest thing for me was Alice herself. Such a relate-able character was finally getting some long overdue growth! She didn't even need to do anything, I was just happy that girls could finally be represented in powerful positions as well. Finally, a situation where a character has control over something more than just dolls and toys!
Now these were some of my earliest memories of discovering GTS, it wasn't until around 2004 or so where it finally took off. I was just browsing around the internet and found a cute anime to watch, CardCaptor Sakura to be specific. It's definitely one of my most favorite shows, but little did I know it would awaken something from the past I have forgotten. Eventually in the series, Sakura gained the ability to grow with a special card. That's not all though, she used it to be on equal footing with a giant monster! The power to be huge was surely something, but it was even more unexpected that someone like Sakura could do it. Such an innocent little character, now powerful enough to do the Power Rangers job single-handedly.
Of course video-games played a huge role too. My brother had an Action Replay for the Gamecube, so we would normally play some smash brothers melee. We once played with a code where you could change size, making characters like Bowser even bigger and naturally much stronger. One day I had an interesting idea for a match up... Peach vs 3 Bowsers. Something unspeakable had an obvious winner at glance, but with a bit of a size boost Peach effortlessly won.
I used the Action Replay for other games we had, such as making my character in Animal Crossing huge XD It was really cute and surprisingly fun to do, and then the thought hit me while playing. How would my world be if I was a giantess, just like Alice and Sakura? I always did wonder how the power tasted, and after a dream I had where I finally experienced it, the taste is unrivaled.
Hungry for more, I decided to look around the internet for more giantess related stuff. I found unsettling things, cute things, but one of the main things I found was this site. I couldn't resist an archive of multiple media sightings, stories, and artwork... exactly what I wanted! I never thought other people were into this sort of thing, but here it was before my eyes.
(I could add more to this, but the rest speaks for itself
Anyways, I've been wanting to sign up for awhile here, as I'm a huge fan of this site (if my story didn't already specify that XD) I decided it would be best to join this forum to contribute my own stuff to the very site I've admired for so long, the place where I began. I do hope to contribute with some artwork, stories, or just general topics whilst making some new friends on the way