Category: Anime 101

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. Read more »

Animecast: Cute Girls Doing Cute Things

The hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast dive into the realm of Cute Girls Doing Cute Things. Defining where they feel it began, where it began, and why it’s so huge. Read more »

Animecast: Anime 101 Redux

The hosts of the Otaku Spirit return to give their updated guide to anime for newcomers and those seeking to learn more about the anime world they are venturing into! Read more »

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. Read more »

Animecast: Mecha Anime

The hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast take time to go through one of anime’s most unique and iconic genres that sets it apart from many other mediums. What makes Mecha so unique and what are its pros and cons. Read more »

Animecast: Literally Fan Service

After a lot of random rants about the state of anime service, the hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast take a moment to really dig deep on what it means to really service the fans of anime. Read more »

Animecast: Separating Art from Artist

Anime creation hasn’t been without its share of controversial creators. Artists with skeletons in their closets that make us really question if we can continue to support many titles. The hosts tackle this issue and give their take. Read more »

Animecast: Anime Comedy

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Anime got you rolling on the floor laughing or shedding tears of joy? Comedy remains one of the top most genre for anime and for a good reason. Writers love making us laugh. Join the hosts as they talk about comedy and anime, and some of their favorites over the years. Read more »

Animecast: Anti-Heroes and Villainous Leads

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The not-so perfect heroes, the bad guys you learn to love, and the moral dilemmas it creates. Join the hosts as they discuss Anti-Heroes and Villains and their increase in favorability as main characters in anime. Read more »

Animecast: Japanese New Years

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Celebrating the New Years seems to be the most portrayed element of Japanese tradition in anime, even more so than birthdays! Join the hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast as they look into different aspects of this holiday and which seems to be portrayed in the anime medium. Read more »