Posts tagged: harem

Animecast: Best Anime of 2016 Deliberations Part 3

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The host of the Otaku Spirit Animecast return for yet another Best Anime of 2016 Deliberations podcast. Join them as they run through the year and pick their best seasonal, genre winners, characters, best of the best, and more.  This is a raw and nearly uncut recording of their deliberations. Read more »

Animecast: Best Anime of 2016 Deliberations Part 2

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The host of the Otaku Spirit Animecast return for yet another Best Anime of 2016 Deliberations podcast. Join them as they run through the year and pick their best seasonal, genre winners, characters, best of the best, and more.  This is a raw and nearly uncut recording of their deliberations. Read more »

Animecast: Fundamentals of Harems

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Boys transferring to all-girls schools, girls falling from the skies onto harmless boys, girls being moved into a single apartment in a broke down complex, or vampire boys seeking the delicious blood of a single girl. Harems, yes harems. We dive into what makes a harem and define the attributes about them. Read more »

Animecast: Anime 101

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So you’re new to anime, or want to introduce someone to anime. There’s a few things you need to know before venturing into this fairly complicated endeavour. Thankfully we here at Otaku Spirit have compiled the need-to-know on how to get started in anime. Things to avoid, things to look for, and how best to comfortably expand into the world of anime. 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 »