Animecast: Slice of Life

The hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast sit down to discuss, oddly enough, the most complicated genre to really nail down. The Slice of Life Genre seems to cover everything, but some argue doesn’t cover much. Listen and get the hosts’ take.

Topics Covered in this Episode: What is Slice of Life, The Convolution of the Genre, Opinion Against Sub-Genres, Opinions Against Unnatural Elements in Slice of Life, What Slice of Life Means To You, Pros and Cons of Slice of Life, and breaking down several shows on their validity of Slice of Life label.

The opening song for this episode is the OP1 for Hanasaku Iroha called “Hana no Iro” by nano.RIPE. The closing for this episode is the ED for Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju called “Kawa, Taredoki” by Kana Shibue.

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Runtime: 1:46:50

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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 1200 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.