Anime

Seasonal Anime, The Otaku Community & Spoilers – A Discussion

As the Fall 2018 anime came to a close, a few of my Facebook friends where sharing pictures, lamenting the end of some great stories. One Facebook friend in particular, shared screenshots of the final heart-wrenching scene in Banana Fish. One of his friends complained about the spoiler (red) and the poster’s response (blue) used a… Continue reading Seasonal Anime, The Otaku Community & Spoilers – A Discussion

Anime

Discussion: The normalisation of violence in Anime

A couple of days ago I watched the first episode of ‘Toradora’, I’d heard about how it was this fantastic rom-com that everybody loved, yet I could barely get through the episode. To be honest, I was shocked at how easily ‘Tora’ was able to physically assault ‘Dora’ – their first meeting is when ‘Dora’ bumps into… Continue reading Discussion: The normalisation of violence in Anime