Screwattack.com has a nice post called “Truth and Lies About Anime” that goes into some of common misconceptions of the business and the consumption thereof. Take a look!
Archive for July, 2009
Lisa Katayama, author of the Tokyomango.com blog has a terrific article on Otaku culture at NYTimes.com Here’s an excerpt: Nisan is part of a thriving subculture of men and women in Japan who indulge in real relationships with imaginary characters. These 2-D lovers, as they are called, are a subset of otaku culture— the obsessive [...]
Ok, first up, Kraftwerk’s “Das Model” or “The Model” The lyrics: She’s a model and she’s looking good I’d like to take her home that’s understood She plays hard to get, she smiles from time to time It only takes a camera to change her mind She’s going out tonight but drinking just champagne And [...]