Animecast: The Anime Trap!

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The Otaku Spirit Animecast hosts have explored many of the archetypes in anime, but never tackled one in-depth. After some recent discussion about the anime trap, they decided to dive into what it is, why it exists, and talk about some of their favorite characters that have come out of it.

theanimetrapfeatTopics this episode: The Broken Trap Term, Traits, The Draw, History or Origin, Usages In Storytelling, and character breakdowns!

The intro for this episode is the OP for Gatchaman Crowds called “Crowds” by WHITE ASH. The outro for this episode is the OP for Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju 2 called “Imawa no Shinigami” by Megumi Hayashibara.

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Co-Founder of OtakuSpirit.com and Co-Host of the OtakuSpirit Animecast. A huge fan of anime since the early 1990s, consuming over 800 shows. 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. Once a week, he posts unboxing and feature videos on anime goods to YouTube.