The term 'Cosplay' comes from combing the words costume and roleplay. But what does that mean? Is it simply dressing up as a fictional character? No, cosplay is so much more than just putting on a costume. It is more than just dressing up. The dictionary defines it as:
What Does Iyashikei Mean?
I have come across the term Iyashikei quite a bit in my recent anime viewing and I realised I did not know what it meant. I then delved into the term and related anime and manga.
What does Otome mean?
I have recently been binge playing otome games on both my computer as well as my phone. The Otome's I play on my computer I usually use my controller to play, since it is easier. This has got me thinking about the original meaning of the word, otome, and how it has changed.
What does Shoujo mean?
Shoujo anime is great for those easy-going feel-good anime on the whole. However, due to their pure nature of focusing on relationship building between characters they often hit the feels and break you down before healing you with all their fluff. But what does Shoujo mean?
What does Shounen mean?
I briefly delved into what Shounen means in one of my recent posts. I thought it would be the perfect time to take a step back and really look at and define what shounen means in relation to anime and mang. It also gave me a chance to recommend and mention a few more shounen... Continue Reading →
What does Ikemen mean?
It has been a while since I last added to the anime dictionary. It has always been sitting at the back of my mind and after drafting up a quick, basic yearly plan for the blog, I decided to re-kick start the feature and do one term/word per month. This month is Ikemen! Definition of... Continue Reading →