Anime is obviously a given, but we're also hardcore gamers (From FFXI to CounterStrike to WoW and everything in between haha ^^; ), computer geeks, and auto tuners. Also big into metal/goth/loli, and even aside from the anime we are studiers of Japanese culture and history. All in all, we're just a couple college-age-y students, unfortunately from Pittsburgh lol so it's hard to find people with similar interests.
ALSO, I used to go to a lot of conventions when I was younger, and the recent HUGE trend of the whole 4chan meme/fad thing into anime is very surprising. Like, ok, I find that some of the things ARE originally funny, but just get so blown out of proportion and won't die that they get irritating and annoying (i.e. leeroy jenkins, rick roll). But then there are others that I just don't plain understand, it seems so...(ok no offense here but...) for a lack of a better way of putting it...DUMB. It just literally does not make sense (i.e. crab battle).
And ok I like being random and goofy and silly, but this is something that has very much so taken off and I just don't get it.
Changing tangents but on a similar note, I also find it very strange that there are a lot of people who don't even know what I tend to consider as "classics". I actually meet a lot of people who have never seen EVA, or Gundam, or Chobits or Love Hina. And it sort of boggles my mind. I know this isn't directly an age-related thing (as I'm 20), but is this just a generational thing? I mean, admittedly I did get into anime early on (Fist of the North Star, Ranma 1/2, etc. era)
And somewhere in there I lost my train of thought. I apologize if this offended anybody, but I mean no malice, just literally I don't understand it. And on that note, if anyone feels like waxing philosophical or anything like that send me a PM lol.
Edited by tentaclelovegoddess, 16 July 2009 - 02:13 AM.