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"We owe a great deal to maniacs, but we can't make good works if we only pander to them." --Leiji Matsumoto before "otaku" was a common word
Saw a young girl point to Pacific Rim poster and ask "what's THIS movie?" Her mom said "you don't want to see that. That's science fiction."
Remember the time you spent billions of dollars and displaced thousands to build giant stadiums which you'll never sustain and then you lost
Attack on Titan succeeds among otaku because the unattainable dream goal is to go the fuck outside (instadeath awaits). Also, NO LOVE STORY.
A week ago this beast was unleashed upon Japan http://www.japantoday.com/category/food/view/mega-potato-to-go-back-on-sale-at-mcdonalds-japan … Only ONE logical outcome could result from that http://i.imgur.com/CZXpKj0.jpg
It warrants more attention that the guy who wrote that PUA book is a nerd living in Japan who also wrote a WWF/Sailor Moon crossover fanfic.
Gawker media review of Attack on Titan deducted marks from it because the author dislikes having to wait a week for the next episode. I see.
RIP net neutrality RT @benhuber: Netflix is paying Comcast so they aren't throttled: http://www.theverge.com/2014/2/23/5439566/the-wall-street-journal-confirms-multiyear-traffic-deal-between … <-- THIS IS LITERALLY EXTORTION.
NPR: "Disdain is easier than enthusiasm because you can do it with a hand wave, and quite unfairly, it has a better intellectual reputation"
There are a lot of Loki from The Avengers costumes at #Otakon. However, and this is important to note, approximately zero of them are dudes.
I'm SICK of anime fans being mocked! It's a mature storytelling medium! Now then: the anime about girls pissing themselves is released in US
I'm an engineer, podcaster, and Otaku USA Magazine contributor driven insane from pop culture overload and isolation. It makes me scream a lot with my fingers.