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Fanservice is content which is not necessary for the progression of the story but something which pleases the viewer/fan. In anime this is usually sexual in nature, but can also be hints towards ships in the fandom, cameos, or similar. It is something intentional added in hope it will increase viewers/sales. Reception towards fanservice is mixed. Since it is ...


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Most TV shows (Anime or not) engage in fan service of some sort. Generally speaking, it means you give the audience exactly what it wants. That can mean anything from seeing a long-brewing relationship brew into a romantic one, or it could mean two characters finally having a brawl that highlights their powers. In Japan, though, there's more permissive rules ...


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All though I don't think we really can answer the "do people enjoy watching fanservice" part of the question. As this is left to the opinion of the viewer, lets get into what 'fan-service' entails in anime. Your definition of "something unnecessary and "not connected to the plot", except when talking about watching it for the plot (...


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