As anime fans, we tend to really lose sight of the fact that the medium is fairly offbeat. There are many out there who shy away from the hobby due to misconceptions that are only reinforced in pop culture.
There are folks who subscribe to the idea that anime is full of stereotypical super-fast dubs and stilted translations. Others worry that the fanbase is filled with neck-bearded outcasts that lurk in parents’ basements everywhere. Then, of course, there’s the ever-popular “most of it is porn” argument.Read More