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People always think that I am some internet hunter out there having too much time by giving them too much shit . They always thought that I fucking discriminate their hobby. People always wonder why I lament about moe even though I have mentioned so many times that I am just apathetic about it. They also couldn’t understand why I thought moe is fuckup and sinister.

This is why! This is fucking why! People who go around proclaiming that they are the anime know it all are fucking having this kind of conversation. How the fuck can I just go in and enjoy the interaction of a fandom when the fucking thing is full of fucking people like these.

I am a fan of football and even when there are some retards around, they are likable and passionate. I am a fan of story books and people don’t go around having conversation like these.So why the hell is anime this way? Why the fuck are people watching anime for sex appeal only? WTF happen to “I watch anime because it is cool and have lots of non overly sexual adult themes?”.

Can you honestly not be jaded when almost every fan you met in real life are like that? Can you honestly stop lamenting and be disappointed by how shallow people are when such conversations happen in a daily basis. Can you honestly not be pissed off when 90% of the fandom out there are devaluing your hobby into some sexual tool?

Come on man! Imagine this, you are a fan of film but 90% of those self proclaimed expert are liking shit in the bowel stuff like Epic Movie just because it has sex appeal. If you are a fan of football yet 90% of the fandom care more about the wife of the footballer than the real actual game itself, what will you think?

“If you don’t like it, you can stop reading right?”. As if I can! All these annoying stuff kept on entering into my brain like some shit machine churning out faeces non stop in front of my face. I wanted to ignore and I wanted to accept but every time without fail,there are always there reminding me of their annoyance.

“People who look down on others’ hobbies are the worst kind of people”. Then don’t fucking give me chance to look down on you by stooping so low! You thought that it is fun? No man, it’s not fun, it’s both disappointing and annoying to know that the medium I love are full of fans like these.

Stop discriminating people’s hobby!” You stop devaluing anime into a solely merchandise driven sex appeal tool first.

Really people, you can sometime watch anime for sex for all I care, but never never stoop it down to so low that you are only watching it mainly for sex. That’s what porn and shitty movie are for. Sexual appeal anime are just some side menu and appetizer, don’t fucking make it into a main course and let others think that anime is pornography. Also don’t sexualise your characters! Sometime I always wonder why the hell are people digging their own grave when they post sexy pictures of Nanoha while defending it and say that it has a awesome story and they didn’t watch because it has sexual appeal. WTF?!

Each and everyday, I find it harder and harder to defend the “anime is not pornography” statement when most of what I read are conversations like above. If you think that I am overeacting, look at the pictures I posted above and multiply them by 7 times and that is what I usually get when I try to look at what the fandom is doing. Can you seriously not be bitter? Can you seriously not be anti social and lose touch with the fandom when people are like that? Can you seriously just accept it? Can you seriously just embrace it all and say Halleluya? Sorry I can’t and this is why I am getting really tired and bitter about the anime fandom.

So what can or what shall I do from now on? I guess I should stop blogging now to spare people from reading my bitter whines because I can’t help but be bitter like how you can’t help but be shitty if you are being pour with shit every single second. I guess I will come back to blog every once in a while if I felt like doing it. I guess I will also reply a 1000 words comment every time someone comment on this blog. I guess I will still comment on blogs if I felt like it, though it’s not like I comment often. Of course, I will still watch Japanese cartoons because fandom is totally unrelated to cartoons themselves.

So yea, take this as a semi goodbye. It’s a fun run. Thank you Rocketham, thank you Moe Sucks, thank you Baka-Raptor  thank you totoum ,thank you  the 11 subscribers, thank you the 20 daily visitors and thank you everyone who commented before.

Look forward to next time where blogger IWICSYI and his team mates, Snakey and Vertist talk about the finest Japanese cartoon in a collaborative post where everyone shares their ideas and rip on moe fans. Stay tune next time! Nah, not going to happen.

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People don’t understand why old timers keep complaining about how they don’t make anime like they used to . I didn’t understand it as well , that is until I found out the charm and atrocity of  older anime.

People always use the argument on how 80s anime are actually god awful to back up the fact that anime back then is not any better than anime now , which is true but they don’t really understand that the awfulness itself is one of the charm . Yes , a lot of older anime fail, but they have the balls to fail so hard , it became a charm which you can’t find nowadays .

I will think that the 80s to early 90s is still in the stage of trial and error , coupled with the fact that companies and sponsors have tons of money to spare for anime , lots of works are really experimental in a sense as they don’t follow any guide lines at all. The plot of old anime are bold , imaginative , extreme and most of the time crazy.  These qualities in return give people surprises and variations , even if they suck .

Whereas nowadays , the anime industry has matured and most animators understand the basic of how to create a show to sell . This however resulted in too many anime following the guidelines too closely and hence producing tons of generic show . You just can’t find the absurdity of like say, Dog Soldier in anime nowadays when it was aplenty during the 80s and 90s . If you think of it , Anime that suck  nowadays aren’t really that sucky. Akane iro Somaru is just generic and mediocre to the extend of being boring and it wasn’t bad in the sense of ridiculous bad .  This lack of boldness and originality  fail to appeal .People love variations , they prefer to watch 9/10 failed curve ball than 10/10 generic safe straight balls.

If you really pay attention to the talks between older fans ,you will come to realise that as much as they love to celebrate the true great works , they always never fail to mention about the absolute garbage as well . Sure , they might enjoy them ironically but they sure did have more fun with the garbage then than with the garbage now.

Other than the garbage being produced then is better than the garbage now , it’s also a fact that lots of animator start their directing début before they hit the age of 30 during the 80s . This is how bold anime are willing to be whereas you most director nowadays are either veteran or over the age of 50 . Even Satoshi Kon at age 47 is considered young when Hiroyuki Yamaga début with Wings of Honneamise when he was 24. This is yet another charm that you can only find during the early days.

To add on , the lack of strong niche fanbase during the early days helps to minimise the number of pandering series . Nowadays , most show must either have bishonen to attract fujioshi or girls that look like 12 years old to pander to lolicon . I am not saying that older anime don’t pander but the ratio of pandering series is definitely higher now as the fanbase to pander to are more obvious and solid than they used to be.

That’s not all but I will stop now.

Regardless , as much as I understand the “They don’t make anime like they used to” complain , I will still say that I enjoy modern anime as much as the older one . But now I am too conformed with the art style of 80s and 90s anime , post 2000 series are a little hard to follow. Not to mention , lots of series aren’t as extreme as they used to be . For example , I couldn’t see myself watching Highschool of the Dead when there are so  many other exploitative ova and films from the 80s that are more extreme and more entertaining yet have a shorter running time than HotD .  I don’t know about you but I rather watch real sex and more creative beheading in 1 and a half hours than the restricted and tame  6 hours HotD. Yes! HotD is tame when compare to the craziness of Yoshiaki Kawajiri , Kazuo Koike and Go Nagai . That’s how ridiculous yet charming anime are during the early days , all thanks to the thriving oav market.

On an unrelated note , Wolf Rain and Evangelion are old school? Ha! Even though I used the term “old anime” for 80s and early 90s anime in this post for convenience sake, I still believe that real old school are those from the black and white era.

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