Previously I asked my twitter followers how many streaming services they were using to watch anime. I kind of feel during 2020 online access became far more important to a lot of us and it was a good year to take stock of just how many subscriptions I had and just what I was getting from them.
On January 15 Crunchyroll unveiled the most popular anime on their service from around the world in 2020. While it was interesting looking at the colour coded maps, I started wondering what this information meant about the current generation of anime fan.
I appreciate that readers from elsewhere in the world probably don't need to know what streaming is like in Australia, however with Amazon recently ditching Strike and adding their anime to Prime (and Prime being available in Australia even if much like other services the library is smaller than it might be elsewhere), it seemed … Continue reading Friday’s Feature: A Brief Reflection on Streaming Anime in Australia
A while back I wrote a feature on the cycle of love and hate in anime where pretty much anything that gained momentum through hype and popular appeal then became scrutinised to death and soon the negative bandwagon would start rolling down the hill trying to obliterate everything in it's path (okay, I wasn't that … Continue reading Friday’s Feature: Popular Vote and the Aftermath of Yuri On Ice’s Winning Almost Everything