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Since the question has picked up steam, I am going to construct the answer by including both historical and modern viewpoint and then the depiction of women in anime and manga Part I: Historical viewpoint The proper name for the trope is Yamato Nadeshiko. "Yamato" is one of the older, fancier and more poetic name for Japan and the Japanese people. ...


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TLDR: The premise of the question is only true for male-oriented works. The main bulk of the question (the reason for women in anime being portrayed mainly as housewives) has been answered by Fumikage Tokoyami quite comprehensively, so this is more of a frame challenge to the question than a straight answer. There is significant gap between the portrayal of ...


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Ergo Proxy: Year set in 7207,It is the only anime that is set in the most far-distant future (Excluding the other Animes). The story takes place in the year 7207 where earth takes more than a thousand years to recover from a Global environmental disaster Land of the lustrous: (Unspecified) The anime is set in a Far, Distant future where the earth is struck ...


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Unlikely. Probably not the answer you're looking for but I also haven't watched every single historic feudal Japan anime so I can not definitely say for certain it doesn't exist. Authors and script writers write for a modern audience who understand best a modern, living language. So it's rather unlikely that the majority of a work be entirely or heavily in ...


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On the surface level, it is simply a straightforward combination of two wish-fulfillment fantasies. As to why the overpowered Isekai trope has become popular, this is a much more complicated question. While it is difficult to give a scientific source for this, a oft-cited reason is the societal disenfranchisement experienced by young Japanese, the ...


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Dragonoid is a pretty utilitarian term, it's made up of the word dragon with the suffix -oid which means "like" or "resembling" (think humanoid/anthropoid which both mean non-human with human form/characteristics, ovoid which means "resembling an egg" or "egg shaped", etc.). Thus, dragonoid means something that "...


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Sazae-san began airing in Japan in October 1969 and holds the Guinness World Record for the longest-running animated television series


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