Re-Thinking ‘Otaku’

Given the name of this blog, it seems only fitting that I make a post dealing with the word ‘otaku’ – its linguistic roots, the connotations it carries, and why many people today (myself included) feel okay labeling themselves as such, regardless of how the term may have been used in the past. Continue reading “Re-Thinking ‘Otaku’”

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