Weekly anime viewing vs marathon anime viewing

A fairly standard topic today but one I don’t believe I’ve fully touched on in previous posts. There are many ways to watch anime, the two most common being watching an episode a week of a currently airing show, and watching many episodes in one sitting of a completed show. And, like most things in the fandom, each method has its good and bad points…

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Anime time management

This is a topic that’s been going around various blogs recently, but I was reluctant to write my own post about it since I sort of already did in a previous post. However, after giving it some thought, I realized that enough time has passed since then for me to say something different about the subject…

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The introverted fan, the extroverted fan

While sitting in the waiting room waiting to get my taxes done the other day, I read an interesting article in Time magazine about a study comparing the qualities of an introverted personality versus an extroverted personality. As expected, it got me thinking about these two temperaments in terms of anime fans…

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Why watch anime you don’t like?

Most of us drop anime we don’t like after a certain amount of time, whether it be after one, two, or any number of episodes. However, there are some that commit themselves to getting through every anime they decide to watch even if they never grow to like it…

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Buying anime

Since I became an anime fan over a decade ago, I’ve been buying all sorts of anime products ranging from DVDs to artbooks and keychains. However, as I discussed in a previous post about how the US anime industry, and the media world in general, has changed over the years, my ways of buying anime couldn’t help but change as well…

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