Animecast: The Elitist Devils, an Otaku Spirit Inversion


In this episode of the Animecast, the hosts try a thought experiment with negative and positive perspectives inverted. Following this process, they dive into many topics that need to be addressed in regards to the critical views surrounding the anime fandom.

elitistdevilsfeatWarning: In our second segment, we do a thought experiment on reviewing two shows with full spoilers. If you have not watched Wolf Children or Aria the Scarlet Ammo AA, do not listen from 7:00 until 29:35.

Topics this episode: Hyper-Analysing, Overly Critical, Tolerence, Liking What You Like, Turning Your Brain Off, Hate Watching, Gushing Versus Bashing, and What’s a Critic.

The opening song for this episode is the OP for Aria the Scarlet Ammo AA called “Bull’s Eye” by Nano. The opening for the second segment is called “Suite No. 3, BWV 1068” by David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra. Closing the second segment is the OP for Pupa called “pupa” by Ibuki Kido & Erii Yamazaki. The closing for this episode is the OP for Yurikuma Arashi called “I’ve Been Waiting in That Forest” by Bonjour Suzuki, as well as bloopers and a creepy sound clip from Pupa.

We hope you all enjoy!

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Runtime: 1:55:56

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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.