Posts tagged: genki

Animecast: The Top/Bottom Problem

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A certain host of the Otaku Spirit Animecast has been holding back his frustration over a particular element in anime romance, and it’s time for him to finally let loose. Listen in to find out what’s the problem with the whole Top and Bottom system in romance. How it does and doesn’t deliver. Read more »

Animecast: Why We Have Tropes

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Tropes, cliches, and over used Archetypes.  They have stained our anime for many many years but what are they here for?  While we at the animecast attempt to decipher this mystery, we can’t help but get stuck talking about the worst of the worst.  So join us as we attempt to explain this phenomenon, but also have some laughs while we tell our most hated. Read more »

Top 10 Worst Anime Clichés

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Clichés, or Tropes if you fancy, are rampant in every medium. However anime is one of the worst offenders of all. Directors and writers use these conventions to an unsettling extent, mainly to move a show along faster. This is because most clichés, tropes, and archetypes are so familiar that we immediately produce conclusions that the writers and directors don’t have to do themselves. Read more »