Weekly Anime Impressions – Summer 2014 – Week 11

Artist: 瑞姫玉蘭

Artist: 瑞姫玉蘭

Fall is almost here and I’m somewhat swamped with course work.

Note: This is probably the last Weekly Anime Impressions post I will make until the next season starts. I will be posting my final episode impressions of Hanayamata and Free Eternal Summer separately.
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Bullying and Generalizing People for Liking Anime and/or Video Games

Artist: supertie

Artist: supertie

In the past few weeks, I have witnessed a lot of bullying and name-calling shaming people who play or enjoy video games. It’s true that people tend to judge people depending on tastes and their hobbies such as people who like Anime since it’s a niche medium. Because of this, people who are not familiar with it will likely hold an ignorant, distorted or uninformed view on it and generalize them to a certain stereotype or label.
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Secrets to my Writing Style

Artist:  夜織雫

Artist: 夜織雫

Earlier this year, Kai shared how he comes up with new posts. Personally, coming up with new ideas for editorial posts is usually the hard part since it requires some effort to come up with topics and remembering them. Also, I will share what I use to write and edit posts.
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Thoughts about Japan’s crackdown on Anime/Manga Piracy and How they should deal with it

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Just last month, the Anime and Manga Industry have started to crack down piracy of Anime and Manga. While I believe that these creators should get the credit they deserve and the industry made some progress in doing so with legal streaming sites, there are still some shortcomings, especially in regards to Manga. I think there are ways to fix it that would benefit the industry rather than fighting an endless battle on piracy.
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