If you’re not at least a little bit chuunibyou about what you’re doing, I don’t know how you’re gonna make it.
2020’s Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! provides an excellent (albeit fictional) case study of a classic business dynamic.
If you want to understand anime, you need to understand business and marketing more than you need to understand film, or literary theory, or anything like that.
Like anime figures? Hate taxes? Let’s kill two birds with one stone.
(Cross-post from Iyashikei) Characters in fiction tend to represent ideas. Writers use their characters as a manifestation of different concepts. For example, the typical “hero” in fiction is often a combination of several different traits that people tend to see as “heroic.”
(Cross-post from Iyashikei) People respect people who stick to their guns.