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Fall 2007 season – the fall of Otaku

[Editor’s note: this is a part of the Anime Blogger Collective effort. I’m Ray and after Mike asked me, I decided to contribute! For other…

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“I’m Only Interested In 2D Girls!”: On Lust, Animated Desire, and Gender Expectations

This is part of a series of articles about anime and gender across the blogosphere. Visit here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here…

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Depth, Elitism, and Whether Anime Needs Any Justification (Part 2)

Continued from part 1 A Personal Reflection on Otaku Insecurity I think at least part of the reason why so many fans insist that anime…

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Depth, Elitism, and Whether Anime Needs Any Justification (Part 1)

I am a latecomer to the ongoing and past debates about whether anime is “deep” and what the value of “elitism” is. But I always…

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