Otaku are considered by society to be those who “replace normal social interactions with hours spent fantasizing about a world that doesn’t actually exist” (Gizmodo). Eroge/visual novel otakus have it especially bad given the occasional fan’s tendency to publicize their ongoing relationship with a dakimakura or marry a 2D girl… well, guess what this series is about? An eroge otaku trying to find her place. Read the rest of this entry »
Posts Tagged “fall 2010 anime”
Oct 04 2010
Oct 03 2010
No, it actually feels more like some shounenfied version of Honey & Clover… expected given the director.
Most of us had our ‘unrealistic’ childhood dreams at one point: to become sports stars, artists, archeologists, astronauts, etc etc. Then at some point in life we’re all faced with the same truths: those idealistic careers were often either so competitive it took only the truest (or luckiest) of geniuses to accomplish, or were such underpaid, thankless jobs — like everything from policemen to animators. Many adolescents gave up on their dreams upon learning this ‘realism’ and settled for something more accommodating, while others wither amidst their initial attempts. After all, life isn’t shounen manga right?
But that’s precisely why Bakuman really hit the spot with the burning passion of a revived childhood dream in an almost realistic manga industry~ Read the rest of this entry »
Aug 30 2010
Wayyyy too many series to watch >.< [mosu]
Fall anime is usually the best during the year, and fall 2010 is just spetacular; definitely the best since the legendary fall 2008 season. In preparation for the University of Virginia anime club presentation and discussion, we (Aorii [Major Arcana] and Honya [Lyrical Spark]) have decided to join up for a preview post~ (if you have an anime club you should totally do this). Charts here and here. Read the rest of this entry »