Posts tagged: magical girl

Animecast: Swim Swim is the Worst Magical Girl

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A slew of news hits our timelines and thus it’s time for yet another Otaku Spirit Animecast Discussional Episode. Join the hosts in getting an update on the anime you love! Read more »

Animecast: Magical Girls

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Frilly outfits, moe characters, power of friendship, contracting mascots, and often naughty transformations. All the workings of a Magical Girl show and the aspects in which we analyze in this episode of the Animecast. 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 »