Weird tropes find their way into anime, and I’m not just talking about tentacle porn. Judgment aside, cat girls, superpowered transfer students and Vespa-riding aliens are objectively a little eyebrow-raising as television plot hooks. To be an anime fan, you get used to things you wouldn’t normally poke with a…
The past decade or so has seen a major change in anime (and in turn manga and Japanese games as well). At the center of this change is one word: “moé.” If you are into anime at all, you have likely heard the term (and if you're on the internet, probably as a pejorative). But what exactly is moé?
The Japanese role-playing game craftspersons at Compile Heart and Idea Factory give us moe, moe, moe of the anthropomorphic video game hardware ladies we've been looking for (foe?) when Hyperdimension Neptunia Mk. 2 hits the PlayStation 3 February 28. What a handful!
Only five! There are probably many, many more, but let's start with with five. Web research site My Navi News polled nearly seven hundred of its online readers, asking them to list the things they did not want to find in a guy's room.