Why Are All Anime Characters So Fragile??

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I think everyone notices this thing. Why do all anime characters get sick so easily? I feel so frustrated whenever I think about it. Seriously, why? They will have other characters, usually their mother or sister telling the main character “not to be out for too long or you’ll catch cold”. The classic foreshadowing of getting a fever. The thing is, they catch cold impossibly easily! I’m pretty sure they could catch cold by literally everything.

Soaked in water? FEVER!

Sleeping without blanket? FEVER!

Ran in a rain for 10 seconds? FEVER!

Had a brisk walk at the backyard? FEVER!

Opened the refrigerator? FEVER!

Only wearing towels for the rest of the night after bathing…. NO FEVER BECAUSE FAN SERVICE!

Another thing that bothered me is why do all anime characters collapse when they supposedly just have normal fever? Or is it just me? Does everyone experience this? The character would be soaked in water the night before and come to school like normal the next day only to collapse during lunch break out of convenience. I mean, fainting is one of the worst thing to happen to anyone and it’s an indication that their health is seriously servere, they need to be sent to the hospital as soon as possible, but where do they usually send them? To the infirmary. Then it is revealed that the character only has normal fever… because of being soaked in water…

Lastly, why do all the other characters act like the person who got sick will die really really soon?? Anime rule #371: If one character has a fever, all the other characters will act like the character with a fever will die. So they’ll visit him/her, bring some flowers, drink some booze, have a party all night long!!!…. And then the character gets better the next day like nothing happened.

I’m sure there are reasons. As far as I’m concerned, I enjoy watching them despite being illogical. Welp, maybe BECAUSE it’s illogical, I enjoy watching them.

Seriously though, if you know the reasons, please tell me.

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Me and Japanese Honorifics

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I always wonder, if I live in Japan and abide by the their honorifics rules, how would I call people? To know the answer, we first need to know the basic of honorific rules in Japan. We’ll go through the most common honorifics. This might turn into a ramble about myself and my life. Because it will. Let’s just get to it.

The most basic and common honorific that people use is “san”. It can be applied to almost everyone. It shows distance if two people use “san” to call each other. People usually start calling people with “san” when they first know each other but after they know the person more and become closer, they’ll start to use other honorific like “kun” or “chan” or drop the honorific altogether.

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Gamers: Misunderstandings At Their Finest

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I recently rewatched Gamers and I love it. I rarely watched the same thing twice so when I do, it means I enjoyed the hell out of it. While the name of this anime suggests that it’ll be an anime about gaming, it’s actually not. It’s a romantic comedy anime. A good one that is.
I like that they first show the cliches of what an average highschool anime could be but then tweak it and become unique. Amano, the main character is invited to the game club. After the invitation, the direction of the anime really looks like it is going to be the cliche club anime and the characters are going to, as the name of the anime suggests, play video games. BUT, Amano flat out rejects the invitation in the end.

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How Kuroki Tomoko Evolves

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‘It’s Not My Fault I’m Not Popular’ is a really fun series. It’s also very cringey and depressing at the same time but I love it nonetheless. The reason is quite simple, it’s very relatable to me. As a shy and introverted person who is struggling with social anxiety, I can see a lot of myself in the main character, Kuroki Tomoko. I don’t try as hard as her to be popular or sociable, of course but I can see myself fail as miserably as her if I tried. So yea, none of the things Tomoko experiences are experienced by me (but maybe only in my mind).

I honestly think Tomoko has evolved from the the anime, the manga after the anime and the later part of the manga. Her personality, although very slightly, changes. How others see her also changes, how she sees other people changes and even the number of people she hangs out with increase over time.

I divide the change into three different stages.

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Tsundere Girl Turned Yandere in a Job Interview

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Seremban, Negeri Sembilan – Blizzard Software, a computer software company was attacked by a job applicant early yesterday. 3 bodies were found in the meeting room 4 where the interview session was conducted and one of the victims was the Head of the Human Resource Department, Joshua Obon. It is believed that the suspect stabbed the interviewers dozens of times before making a run. However, one person managed to barely run away from being the last victim but was stabbed twice, on his thigh and one on his shoulder.

The sole survivor of the attack, Kenneth Barnes, was extremely traumatized by the incident. Days after the incident, the police finally managed to interrogate him of what had happened. According to him, the interview was running very smoothly even after the culprit entered the interview room. However, it all went downhill after the culprit made some weird remarks such as “it’s not like I want this job or anything,” and “well if you insist on employing me, then I have no choice but to work hard,”. Because of the weird and irritating comments, the interviewers asked the girl to be more serious and said that if she still plays around, they’d not hire her. Immediately after that she went crazy and began screaming. She took out a large kitchen knife from her handbag and started stabbing the interviewers. “I was so shocked I just ran as fast as I could towards the window leaving everyone else,” he said.

Right now, the motive of the killing is still unknown. The suspect is still on the loose and the police are actively searching for her wherbout. It is guaranteed by the police that the suspect will be captured and brought to justice very soon.

The survivor, however seemed to praise her for her unique personality. He claimed that she was the perfect girl for her fantasy. “She is both tsundere and yandere at the same time. No other girl in history has ever evolved into two of the most popular tropes,” he said enthusiastically. He also said he would find the very person who tried to murder him and make her his waifu.

Disclaimer: This is a fake news. I just want to write in a different style.

Okay I think you’re probably figured out that this is very similar to Anime Maru’s posts. Well yea, I was inspired by them and I thought why not try writing an anime fake news once? This is the result. Basically I just bullshit my way through. I actually wrote another one here which I initially didn’t plan it to be anime related but it ended up related to anime anyways. So what do you guys think?

Hina Festival: I Feel Really Bad for Hitomi

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I’m pretty sure many people watched last season’s Hinamatsuri/ Hina Festival right? It’s one of the highlights of last season. Well of course, last season’s anime were a bit sporadic, having so many ‘highlight of the season’ anime To the point there was not one anime that got exclusive focus from the fandom. Not even My Hero Academia.

In any case, I love Hina Festival. It’s one the funniest anime I’ve ever watched (The funniest is SKET Dance. I haven’t watched Gintama, I’m so sorry). Now I’ve even finished reading the manga until the latest chapter, waiting very patiently for more chapters to come. The characters are interesting, funny most of the time and have character growth.Most of the comedic timing is just perfect. It also has some very emotional and touching moments especially when (best girl) Anzu is on screen. Those are my favourite moments in the anime.

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I’ve Read Quite a Few Manga Lately

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As mentioned in the title, yes I’ve read a lot of manga lately. At least a lot for me. I actually don’t read manga that much because I’m a really slow reader. In fact, I actually don’t really need manga at all (aside from some shoujo manga that that are translated into my local language). I only watch anime for the most part. However recently I somehow read a considerable number of manga because…. I don’t have a choice.

Okay so, I actually started my internship program under my college two months ago and my workplace is quite far from my house. It’s a two hours train ride going to work and another two hours going home from work. So basically I spend around 4 hours every day on the train… standing up (because I’m young so of course they’ll be other older people who need the seats more than I do). I don’t wanna waste my time daydreaming on the train as it’ll be boring real quick so I decided to read manga on the train. Well sometimes I write but most of the time, I read manga. I definitely don’t scroll social media though. For some reason, it’s the least interesting thing to do on the train.

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