Sexual fanservice in Anime or (why some biases prove themselves)

Today’s controversial topic will be fanservice. Particularly, fanservice in regards to its widespread usage and implantation in anime. Fan service is material in a work of fiction which is intentionally added to please the audience. Fan service usually refers to “gratuitous titillation”, but can also refer to intertextual references to other series or story and […]

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Mayoiga: Hilarious Parody or Serious Drama?

So the title of this article may confuse those who have not followed the discussion revolving around Spring 2016’s Mayoiga. Crucially, that debate has been around the question of “is Mayoiga intentionally bad or not?”. That simplifies the issue a little but it none the less strikes at the divide between critics. See, Mayoiga has split […]

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