Culturally right now: This doesn’t mean that much, since so many fans will buy boxes of CDs to push them up the charts.
Commercially, and culturally in the future: This sucks, because labels and producers will probably put more effort into making more groups like this when most people probably don’t really want that. Kind of like trying to find anime that isn’t all moe and ecchi these days – the hardcore consume it enough to more than make up for the mainstream dropoff, so they dictate the direction it takes.
Recent comments by Imyou:
- Masochistic Morgiana Ero-Cosplay by Araki Mai:
Sure ya can.
- Tetris “Now a Live-Action Movie”:
Tetris sits in an interesting place culturally, for me. The game was so insanely widespread and universal in its appeal that it deserves an excellent movie… but at the same time, how sacrilegious can something be to a puzzle game without any characters? Even if it’s a painfully horrible movie, I think I’d be ok with knowing the Tetris movie sucked.
- Top 10 Tastiest Anime Girls:
Kasumi Tendou (Ranma 1/2) or for you modern folk, Touka Takanashi (Chu2Byou)
- Saintly Zange-chan Ero-Cosplay by Kotomi Asakura:
It is, but since that’s just “Zange-chan” it’s also kinda useless. Adding her name, 朝倉ことみ would help.
- Darkstalkers Artbook A True Delight:
Underappreciated is… not the right word… If you look back 10-15 years ago, Morrigan was like, half of the female cosplay out there.