Animecast: Why We Have Tropes


Tropes, cliches, and over used Archetypes.  They have stained our anime for many many years but what are they here for?  While we at the animecast attempt to decipher this mystery, we can’t help but get stuck talking about the worst of the worst.  So join us as we attempt to explain this phenomenon, but also have some laughs while we tell our most hated.

Our intro for this episode is the OP for Love Hina called “Sakura Saku” as sung by Rekka Katakiri and can be found on iTunes.  The outro is from the OP for Hare+Guu called “Love Tropicana” by Sister Mayo.

We hope you all enjoy!

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Co-Founder of and Co-Host of the OtakuSpirit Animecast. A huge fan of anime since the early 1990s, consuming over 1300 shows. Outside of Otaku Spirit, he has been a judge for the Anime Awards and aided in reviewing titles for some publishers. While he's late to the collecting scene, he's found a lot of joy in filling his DVD/Blu-ray collection as well as collecting figures. Sharing this joy, he posts unboxing and feature videos on anime goods to YouTube.