Search type Search syntax
Tags [tag]
Exact "words here"
Author user:1234
user:me (yours)
Score score:3 (3+)
score:0 (none)
Answers answers:3 (3+)
answers:0 (none)
isaccepted:yes
hasaccepted:no
inquestion:1234
Views views:250
Sections title:apples
body:"apples oranges"
URL url:"*.example.com"
Favorites infavorites:mine
infavorites:1234
Status closed:yes
duplicate:no
migrated:no
wiki:no
Types is:question
is:answer
Exclude -[tag]
-apples
For more details on advanced search visit our help page
Results tagged with Search options user 1530

Questions about anime and manga in the broader context of Japanese culture. Includes both questions about cultural origins for anime/manga references and questions about the cultural impact of a particular series.

5
votes
appearance/demeanour. In ecchi shows, being a virgin is often an appeal point - viewers like innocent females moreso than promiscuous ones. This is seen in Western culture too - see Slut-Shaming and the … porn industry's value on virginity videos. For an example in Eastern culture, see the many idol groups who prohibit relationships in order to keep their appeal to their fans. Another point to mention …
answered Jun 7 '15 by Toshinou Kyouko
3
votes
I wrote about this in more detail on my blog - Weeab.eu, here's a summary version. A weeaboo is generally an insulting term, a weeaboo is someone who love anime and annoys others with their enjoyment …
answered Sep 27 '15 by Toshinou Kyouko
19
votes
- which can be seen in idol obsession and other aspects of japanese culture. The appeal of rape for herbivore watchers is then in attaining something that is not attainable normally - even if it is … played out onscreen rather than in real life. This is a large reason motivation behind many real life rapes aswell. There's a certain unsavory culture in many areas that blame the victim for rape …
answered Jun 16 '15 by Toshinou Kyouko
8
votes
This is called Uchimizu. People do this to cool the street and as an effect - cools the surrounding area and reduces the amount of dust that flies around. In recent times there has been a push for p …
answered May 28 '14 by Toshinou Kyouko
6
votes
This appears to be Saigo Takamori often know as the last samurai - and has a film by that very name about him. He is most famous for his opposition against the Meiji government in the Battle of Shiroy …
answered Jun 14 '15 by Toshinou Kyouko
3
votes
After Kaiyodo began selling Danbo models, a photographer named Arielle Nasal began taking photos of them every day for a year See her account here These photos were eventually compiled into a book " …
answered Jun 2 '14 by Toshinou Kyouko
6
votes
1answer
In Shirobako episode 16, Ema is caught doing a little dance exercise on the roof. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvlVueWyu18 CrunchyRoll's subtitles call this the 'Angel Dance' exercise. There's …
asked Jun 15 '15 by Toshinou Kyouko
3
votes
The other answers are also correct, but a significant player in the tentacle's popularity was the anime Urotsukidoji - Legend of the Overfiend 1987 which was one of the first hentai to feature tentacl …
answered Jun 20 '15 by Toshinou Kyouko
18
votes
1answer
I occasionally see forum posts of people in Japan showing off their anime-styled cars and I saw some whilst in Japan also. I believe there's also groups of these people who have meetups and such. …
asked Jun 13 '15 by Toshinou Kyouko
15
votes
Itasha only really started being seen in the 21st century - when internet culture gave the anime industry a large growth sprurt - in advertising, greater fan communities and distribution. Expert …
answered Jun 13 '15 by Toshinou Kyouko
12
votes
course through discussion forums and recorded lectures/seminars. Course Syllabus Week 1: Introduction to Anime/Manga Culture Lectures A - Introduction to course and its aims, Brief overview of … popularity and contrast of culture [beliefs in spirits, etc]) Week 3: Genres of Anime/Manga and their development Lectures A - Anime/Manga genres & their associated tropes & features B - Gekiga …
answered May 28 '14 by Toshinou Kyouko