Serial Experiments Lain: The Ultimate Cult Generator

https://youtu.be/yvUYrzSt1vU Fandom is a fascinating concept. Which particular works generate followings, how dedicated those followings are, and how long they persist for tends to say a lot about the current cultural climate of the Internet at any given time, as does the perception of a particular fandom by it’s non-members. For example, Gravity Falls was…

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How K-ON!’s Worse Episodes Make it a Better Show

Video version: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B78Mg74_EMVpckl1dDI5TS16aXM I love Hokago Tea Time. Five episodes in to season two of K-ON!!, and Ritsu has already overtaken the Tachokomas from Ghost in the Shell Stand Alonie Complex as my favorite character in all of anime, and the show itself is rocking a score of 9.5 so far, placing it in the…

The Hidden Genius of Digibro’s Mass Call-out (aka the worst post i ever wrote seriously in hindsight this was awful don’t read it)

So as of yesterday at the time of this script’s writing, Digibro finally made a move that I feel like the anime community desperately needed in order to evolve from it’s current state: He called out basically every prominent member of the analysis division that wasn’t a part of the ProCrastinators and talked about everything…

Objectivity VS Taste in Anime

All too often when listing to analysis and review of anime and other media, I am confronted with questions and statements that, in context, seemingly attempt to undermine the entire practice of criticism of media in the first place. These statements are often along the lines of “What we take into a show is what…