Animecast: Anime Databases and Review Brigading

The Hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast decide to dive into the interesting realm of anime databases (commonly referred to as Anime Lists). Not only this, but the importance of aggregation and the negative affects of review brigading.

Topics this episode: The 3 Major Anime List Options, MyAnimeList, AniList, Anime Planet, Discovery, Social Aspects, Reviews, APIs, Toxicity, Review Brigading, and More!

The opening music for this episode is the OP for Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju 2nd Season called “Imawa no Shinigami” by Megumi Hayashibara. The closing music for this episode is the ED for Ascendance of a Bookworm 2nd Season called “Ephemera wo Atsumete” by Minori Suzuki.

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Runtime: 2:16:12

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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.