Posts tagged: trap

Animecast: The Anime Trap!

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The Otaku Spirit Animecast hosts have explored many of the archetypes in anime, but never tackled one in-depth. After some recent discussion about the anime trap, they decided to dive into what it is, why it exists, and talk about some of their favorite characters that have come out of it. 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 »