My head is often in the clouds, so writing keeps me grounded.
The Appeal of Slice of Life
Slice of life is a genre that uses everyday situations as a form of entertainment. To some, slice of life can be considered boring, as the characters do mundane things such as: go to school, find part-time jobs, worry about careers, etc. However, this genre is a popular topic for mangakas to write about, so this article would discuss the appeal of slice of life, and why people watch or read it. Information can include: demographics, manga examples, and the formula for slice of life.
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Fanfictions - Delusions or Expressions of Admiration?
Although fanfiction has had a bad reputation in the past (for being strange or ‘weird’), fanfiction allows fans to write stories involving their favourite characters and dwell into their psyche. This article can dwell on the popularity of fanfiction, and express the opinion on whether fanfiction is good or bad.
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Sports Anime: How They Attract Non-Sports Fans to Watch it
Nowadays, many sports animes have become popular: Free! , Haikyuu!! , Kuroko no Basuke, etc. It makes sense for fans who love these sports to watch these animes, but how do they attract non-sports fans to watch it? Is it the storyline, characters, themes, or something else that intrigues them? This article can focus on one anime in particular, or talk about sports anime in general.
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Harem Manga: The Good or the Bad
What is the appeal of harem manga? In cases like Nisekoi, having too many female love interests hurts the story, as time is spent developing the love interests instead of moving the plot forward. As well, fan wars sprout on threads, because people argue which love interest suits the protagonist. Finally, is the ‘harem ending’ unavoidable or a cop out to make the fans happy? This article can use harem manga that do not work because of its genre, or focus on harem manga that are well-written because it utilizes the genre but stays unique in it’s own way.
Memoir to Wes Craven
On August 30 2015, Wes Craven passed away. He was known for slasher films, in particular, A Nightmare on Elm Street. This article will go in-depth about Wes Craven’s contribution to the horror genre, and be an informative article about this film director.
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How To: Viral Videos
There are many websites trying to give tips and tricks on how to make a viral video, but is there really a formula? What are the first few ‘viral videos’ known on the Internet? What type of content goes viral, and what lengths do people take to make their video have ‘viral content’?
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Women in Animation
Explore the animation industry and the struggles women have to face to earn recognition. For example, in the movie, Brave, Brenda Chapman was taken off the project despite Brenda being Pixar’s first female director for the film. Is the animation industry slowly becoming more accepting of women taking on lead roles? Or is animation ‘just for the boys’ because of its technical skill?
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Commercials: The Stranger The Better?
It seems the most popular commercials are unique, unexpected, or strange. Old Spice caught the attention of viewers with their ‘I’m on a horse’ commercial, and the ‘squatty potty’ is now circling around the Internet. Although these commercials are great for marketing, is there a limit as how strange a commercial can be? When does a commercial go from ‘interesting’ to ‘freaky’? This topic can also compare North American commercials with Japanese ones, as Japanese commercials always invoke a reaction.
I’m glad you and your teacher enjoyed it! Unfortunately, this is the only cosplay article I’ve written. Maybe someday I’ll write more!
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I remember watching Yugioh the Abridged Series when I was younger. This brings back great memories!
Yep, I wanted to give some of these games exposure so that other people would check them out or look at more fan-made games! Happy playing!
One Piece definitely exceeds in combining both happy moments and sad moments in their series. It is also the first series to make me cry over a ship. T___T
I think the winter time is the perfect time to publish this – everyone wants to stay indoors and what better way to entertain yourself than with some anime? Great job!
Very insightful article about Japanese culture. In regards to culture, I am always interested about food and festivals in particular. Nice job!
Right away, I think the CGP Grey appeals to me the most. Just because it has corgis.