A History of Anime: The Super Abbreviated Version – part 4 (2000s-todayish)

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Welcome to the last totally exhilarating installment! The 90s are done and we’re onto the stuff I assume the majority of readers either love or loathe, depending on their age. Let’s get started on that shall we? Continue reading

Re-Thinking ‘Otaku’

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Given the name of this blog, it seems only fitting that my first post deals with the word ‘otaku’ – what its linguistic roots are, what connotations it carries today, and why some people today (myself included) feel okay about applying it to themselves despite all the fuss. Continue reading