Why You Probably had/have Chuunibyou…

In the opening monologue, a thoroughly misplaced narrator explains Chuunibyou, a Japanese slang term for “Eighth-Graders’ Syndrome”, an affliction suffered (or rather, enjoyed) by the main cast at some point in their lives. In essence, Chuunibyou is a mental “disease” that’s not in the DSM, but as the monotonous monologue clarifies, can refer to any self-delusions that the onset of puberty so cruelly creates. Delusions that causes everything from subtle taste changes to emulate one’s perceived notion of sophistication, to more umm… severe cases…

Essentially...

Essentially…

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5th Day of Animas Pt. 2 – An (over)Analysis on Cute

Well aren’t you lucky- two debut posts by two debut writers on the same day. As you’ve undoubtedly seen in the earlier post by rylgun, a healthy dose of cuteness goes well with anything, and I mean, anything. Yet, there is something almost magical about “cuteness”; unlike humor or drama where we’re fully aware of the reasons why we are inclined to laugh or cry, the reasons for the “aww” response garnered by cute animals, anime, and a combination of the two, are much harder to pinpoint.

Yui is cute. But why?

Yui is cute. But why?

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