Tag Archives: guilty pleasure

Anime is Serious Business Because Guilt is Serious Business

Guilt, yes guilt. Nobody wants to feel it. It implies one did something wrong, and is inferior to those who do otherwise. I was told once that “in matters of taste, there should be no disputes.” In anime and manga … Continue reading

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Someone shows a bit of character: Ikari Gendo of Neon Genesis Evangelion

I like Ikari Gendo. I don’t mean his treatment of Shinji necessarily (I lived through my own father issues, now happily resolved), nor his obsession with Yui (he took his wife’s name, he animated a super robot with her soul … Continue reading

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