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Junior Contributor I
Is Anime Becoming More About the 'Fan Service' than the Story and Artwork?
Now a days the new anime that come out either depict two of the following: 1) Action w/ a romantic interest who barely has any clothes on or 2) A romantic interest who’s over-sexualized. Most of the time it’s a combination of both.
The question now becomes, does the over service of ‘fan service’ take away from the anime itself (artwork, story line, and character development)? Or does it bring to the table something that we have yet to notice? (This I doubt, but just to cover the basis and everyone’s views).
Examples of these would be: Free!, Food Wars, Keijo!, and Okusama ga Seitokaichou! !.