Animecast: What Makes A Classic?

The Otaku Spirit Animecast decide to once again tackle an impossible topic and deep dive into potential . Classics, how they are created, and what defines it.

Topics Covered This Episode: Aspects of a Classic, Shounen Affect, Classic Requiring the Masses’ Consent, Iterations Dethroning Classic, Rose Tinted Glasses, Budget Boost, Influx of Shows, Classics Less Relevant, Preventing Classic Status, Time Restrictions, and more!

The opening music for this episode is the OP for Serial Experiments Lain called “Duvet” by BOA. The closing music for this episode is the ED for Madoka Magica called “Magia” by Kalafina.

We hope you all enjoy!

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Runtime: 2:10:52

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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 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.