In My View: Anime and gaming media

Since I started really paying attention to the anime space again in 2019, I’ve noticed, in general, people don’t like it when gaming websites blunder their way into talking about anime. And don’t get me wrong, they most certainly blunder their way around. Even as a mildly invested fan, I can see the inherent flaws […]

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In My View: Was Gatekeeping guy wrong?

So gatekeeping made its way around the AniTwitter circle in a dramatic fashion this week with a tweet that was so hyperbolic that the only non-attention-seeking response is derision. Talking about gatekeeping anime itself is not especially interesting. Gatekeepers are fighting over imaginary cultural real estate for imaginary stakes that only really matter to them. […]

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In My View: Who nitted my picks?

Scott’s recent rant as part of The Animanga Festival got me thinking about nuking a fridge. See when I went to see the fourth Indiana Jones movie, there were some things that bothered me. I don’t think Shia Labeouf is a particularly good action hero. He comes off a bit too stiff. After a certain […]

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In My View: The Weaboo Menace?

Okay, so I feel like I need to explain my last post a bit. My intention was not to defend Weaboo actions (although arguably I did.) My intention was to point out the inherit flaw in elitist arguments and specifically pick apart an argument which seemed to say the only people who can create a […]

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