The manga and anime craze has been around since the 1980s, and has never waned but instead spread globally across different cultures through the power of the Internet. Yet anime lovers can’t seem to get enough of their favorites, they put on garments with anime designs to make fashion statements. Some others use anime characters and scenes as decorative themes for their personal spaces.
Why Anime Shows are Phenominally Successful
The staunch anime craze can be explained as a simple fascination over engaging stories about characters viewers can relate to while presented with eye-catching artistic visuals. What’s phenomenal about it is that the fascination has shifted from generation to generation, surpassing and overshadowing Western comic and cartoon shows that emerged during the past decades.
Who is an Anime Fan?
Anime fans can be a child, a teen, a young professional or can even be adults whose love for the anime characters never waned because they will forever be an important part of their growing up and coming of age years.
In Indonesia, the many episodes of nonton anime id are endless as they can be streamed or downloaded in streaming anime platforms. The size of anime fans continues to grow that even Netflix acknowledges there’s a large global audience waiting for the streaming giant not only to broadcast original anime series; but also to produce new ones in the same breadth and depth as the Japanese classics, if not better. As a matter of fact, Netflix made its first original anime production in 2014 with Knights of Sidonia, and has since expanded its library of original anime series.
How Die Hard Anime Fans Keep the Anime World Alive
Most diehard anime fans love to be reminded of the classic Japanese animes in the likes of Doraemon, Naruto, Dragon Ball Z, One Piece, Sailor Moon and Pokemon. Whereas before, anime decor simply meant buying manga or comic books that came with free posters, fans later framed them so they can be arranged into a wall collage. Today, there are more, as there are murals with larger-than-life images of a favorite anime hero.
It’s also common for fans to build a collection of figurines representing every character appearing in their favorite shows.
Avid anime fans join cosplays and attend anime conventions so they can talk and discuss anime topics freely with like-minded people. It’s as if Comics Conventions can open doors to different dimensions similar to Marvel’s multiverse; and perhaps experience a virtual world that merges all superheroes during a Comic Con affair.
There’s no shortage of materials and decors to use if one is looking to surround him or herself with characters, themes, colors and of course, aura of the wonderful world of anime. To many, the best way to feel, act and think like an anime hero, is to play video games using anime characters as lead protagonists.