If a series only has 1 000 'legal' views but 150 000 fans and you are one of those fans who did not watch it legally and really, really want that next season, you will likely not get it. Why?
B Gata H Kei, aka Yamada's First Time is one of those anime that I feel bad that I actually enjoyed watching. Despite what the anime is about, it is surprisingly innocent. It was definitely made with a more mature - adults - audience in mind, whether the age restriction agrees or not. This time, the ecchi aspect of an anime is not just there as fan service but as an actual plot device. I'm shocked too.
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.
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 →