Kyoukai Senjou no Horizon: Initial Thoughts


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Ben-To: Initial thoughts


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Anime Fans: Obsessed with the present


A while back I was having a conversation with OtakuDan on twitter about the amazing longevity of To Heart, and how there are still companies releasing new merchandise; figures, posters etc.

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Boys, what exactly are they there for?



As a perfect example of this exact topic, when trying to find some good pictures from shows that have weak male leads I could not in fact find any. So instead here are a set of pictures, mainly from harem shows that show us exactly what they are being sold on (usually cleavage, lingerie, swimsuits and breasts).

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Unrequited Love, Childhood Friends and Dense Male Protagonists: A Girls work is never done.


Childhood friends, we all know the characters, the ones that we can cheer for the most, yet deep in our hearts we know they will never have the love of the male protagonist.
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Is True love only found in High-School, or can the rest of us enjoy it as well?


So, I have been looking at quite a few romance manga and anime lately, and basically came to the conclusion that Romance is viewed as something you discover and have in High-School, at least in Japan.
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Harem in anime: what exactly is going on here?


So, Harem anime, they are immensely common and a fallback for many anime right now as they are a fairly safe bet to bring in an audience. As a genre it is prone to cliché, and boredom, yet there are many anime out there that are great fun to watch and entertaining in the process. Of course it can also be great fun to watch and a good source of romance with anime. Harem in anime tends to be one guy and 3+ girls, although there are a few which feature what I can only call a ‘mega-harem’.

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