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Ohayotaku

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About Ohayotaku

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    old enough to know better

Anime

  • Favourite Anime
    Currently Airing: Jujutsu Kaisen; Cells at Work: Code Black; Kemono Jihen; Reincarnated as a Slime S2; Yuru Camp S2

    All Time: Cowboy Bebop; Star Blazers; My Hero Academia (1 - 3); Vinland Saga; Azumanga Daioh; Fruits Basket (2019); Kimetsu no Yaiba; Yuru Camp; Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood; Fate Zero
  • Favourite Genres
    Action
    Adventure
    Comedy
    Fantasy
    Magic
    Shounen
    Slice of Life
    Supernatural
  • Favourite Characters
    Rin Shima (Yuru Camp); Ameri Azazel (Welcome to Demon School Iruma-kun); Askeladd (Vinland Saga); Kyo Sohma (Fruits Basket)
  • Favourite Character Type
    Tsundere - Set 3

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Video Games

  • Favorite Video Game/Series
    Fire Emblem, Chrono Trigger, 2d Sonic games, Capcom Fighting games
  • Favorite Video Game Characters
    Lyn, Eliwood & Hector (Fire Emblem)
  • Favorite Game Consoles
    DS, Genesis

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  1. Thanks for the follow 😁

    In regards to your faves, I’m also enjoying Mushoku Tensei, despite certain elements being cringey. And since you like Madoka, I recommend Wonder Egg Priority

    1. Bioengineered

      Bioengineered

      Thanks for following me back. 😆 And thanks for the anime recommendation! I was just looking for new anime so this is perfect! I'll definitely check it out!

  2. Watched episode 8 of season 2 last night. Looks like it’s no more Mr. Nice Slime On a related note, pretty sure that “fairy tale” was actually Millim’s origin story.
  3. I don’t think I’ll ever get used to the Universal Studios fanfare playing before Funimation’s new anime episodes 

    1. efaardvark

      efaardvark

      That's nothing...

       

    2. Ohayotaku

      Ohayotaku

      Somehow I was expecting “Bad” instead of “Beat It”.

       

  4. Ameri (Amelie) Azazel - 7ft tall demon & adorkable shoujo manga fangirl
  5. Welcome to the forums, hope you enjoy it here It’s always mire fun when you can share your interest with others. If character development is your thing, I highly recommend Fruits Basket (the 2019 adaption).
  6. Hard to believe we’re only about a month away from the roster of new series https://www.livechart.me/spring-2021/tv Ironically the ones I’m most hyped for are all continuations or reboots. Of course if you read my posts last year it should come as no surprise that the finale of the Fruits Basket adaption is at the top of my list. I was disappointed in season 4 of My Hero Academia but enjoyed Heroes Rising, so holding onto hope for season 5 (if nothing else the action sequences in the latest trailer looked kickass). I’m curious about the Shaman King reboot (saw a couple episodes of
  7. Afraid you’ll have to wait until next year for that one https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/daily-briefs/2021-02-28/rent-a-girlfriend-anime-season-2-to-air-in-2022/.170066
  8. New trailer for season 5 which debuts March 27
  9. So lately I keep seeing the terms otaku & weeb/weaboo used interchangeably. Maybe no longer the case but the distinction I learned was “otaku” when used to refer to a westerner is someone who’s a fan of japanese pop culture (anime/manga/video games etc). A “weeb/weaboo” was a westerner who’s convinced japanese culture/heritage is superior to their own and tries to imitate japanese mannerisms & philosophy, but usually wind up coming across as a false stereotype (wannabe/poser). So while I accept the label otaku, “weeb” makes me cringe. Of course from a purely japanese semantic, otaku can be used to refer to someone with an unhealthy obsession about anything, usually to the point where it has a negative effect on other aspects of their life.

    Anyway, not trying to call anyone out, just something of a pet peeve of mine.

    1. Wedgy

      Wedgy

      The distinction has more than likely become faded over time as anime has grown into more of a mainstream interest rather than a niche hobby with an accompanying colloquial image. Add to that what I like to call "Gen Z irony culture" and you've got the once negative term of 'weeb/weaboo' now flipped on its head into a more approachable and perhaps even affectionate label almost indistinguishable from otaku to the uninitiated. The observable difference you see remaining is that one who considers themselves 'otaku' is more likely an experienced and serious/involved fan whereas calling oneself a 'weeb' is perhaps simply an indication they enjoy watching a couple of anime titles or games.

      I get you though. It feels a bit invalidating when labels get thrown around carelessly and lines get blurred. I see that in a lot of other areas I concern myself with outside of anime. Dang normies. :P

  10. Welcome to the forums, hope you enjoy it here Not really able to help you out with BL/yaoi as it’s not my thing (think the closest I’ve seen was Sarazanmai). Seems like most titles on your profile were romances, so maybe try Horimiya, Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunnygirl-senpai, & ReLife. For something similar to Assassination Classroom maybe Danganronpa or The Ones Within. As for my own tastes, I tend to prefer seinen over shonen & series with a supernatural/folklore angle to them.
  11. CR has already started listing some of their spring season titles https://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2021/02/19-1/crunchyroll-announces-zombie-land-saga-revenge-joran-the-princess-of-snow-and-blood-and-more
  12. Welcome to the forums, hope you enjoy it here
  13. Geez, that’s not even that obscure. Guess people swoon over sparkly vampires or moody werewolves, but no love for guys with a longhorn’s skull for a head And I would’ve thought Cali would have one of the more active & diverse anime communities.
  14. I grew up in a rural community too & was introduced to anime via syndicated series like Star Blazers, Robotech, Voltron etc. I’ve moved since but still not a hotbed of anime culture. Went to a few screening of anime films that weren’t Ghibli before COVID. While never a situation where I was the only one in the theater, nowhere near capacity & very lowkey. Most anime merch is in Hot Topic or FYE, where I stick out like a sore thumb. It was a bit better back in the day with Suncoast & comic book shops (I was into the Xmen & Spiderman titles back then too). But pretty much releg
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