Is Manga Still Popular Now In The 2020s?

is manga still popular

As a reader, I got hooked on manga before I even started watching anime. In fact, I still recall my amazement when I borrowed the first tankobon of Fruits Basket from my high school classmate. It was my first time reading anything from right to left, and it was all my homeroom class could talk … Read more

10 Ways To deal With Anime Haters

how to deal with anime haters

There you were, talking to your friend about the fight scene between Goku and Fat Buu in Dragon Ball Z when someone says “those cartoons are for children”. Unfortunately, you just met a typical anime hater. Let’s talk about how to deal with them. Don’t be defensive or try to change their minds. Accept that … Read more

Why Anime Is So Addictive

why is anime so addictive?

Are you reading this now because you feel like you need an anime detox? Do you think you are overdoing it? Stop right there! Put down that remote. Aghh, it’s hard to do right? It can be frustrating as anime can be truly addictive (responsible anime addict here) Anime is addictive not only because of … Read more

Is Anime Still Hand-Drawn?

is anime still hand-drawn

If you’ve watched anime through the years, you may have observed that the style and quality have changed significantly in the past years. Because everything animated in the West is now created using computer-generated imagery, you would have just presumed that anime began to do the same. Anime is now a mix of hand-drawing and … Read more

Here Is Why Anime Makes You Cringe

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Have you ever encountered a person who said that anime makes them cringe? It’s a common sentiment. And while I can get defensive on behalf of the animes I love, I have to admit that even as an anime fan, there are times when anime makes me cringe as well. Anime makes people cringe because … Read more

20 Reasons Why Some People Just Hate Anime

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Have you ever talked to a person who went on and on about how much they disliked anime? I have. But while I could shrug off their condescension as unreasonable, there may be something to be gained from understanding their perspective. Some people hate anime because there are elements in anime that they consider unpalatable. … Read more

Are Anime Fans Socially Awkward?

Are anime fans socially awkward

When I first started watching anime, a part of me didn’t want to tell other people about it. At the time, anime fans were generally thought of as weird and awkward, and though I was a social, outgoing person, I still feared that I would be ostracized because of the stigma. Some anime fans are … Read more