Animecast: The Fanservice Conundrum


After going into full detail on what fanservice is and why it’s exists in anime, the hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast return to the subject following some interesting developments in the recent seasons.

fanserviceconundrumfeatTopics this episode: Cartoons Vs Anime, Is Fanservice Distracting from Content, Male Gaze, Information and Fluff, Fanservice Vs Manservice, Hypocrisy in Coverage, Objectification, Misperception Of Sexual Triggers, and more!

The opening song for this episode is the OP for Strike The Blood called “Strike The Blood” by Kishida Kyoudan & The Akeboshi Rockets. The outro for this episode is the ED for Yuri on Ice called “You Only Live Once” by w.hatano.

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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.