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Anime and manga

Last updated Nov 3, 2022

Anime & manga have been a big part of my life since I was 13, when I started watching Naruto.

# Favorite anime

(the below four have both good stories and sci-fi plots, which is probably why I like them; see Science and emotion)

# Favorite manga

# Anime as religion

Anime is a modern religion, with believers (weeaboos), heroes (characters) and associated mythology, a sacred location (Japan), near-universal presence in memes, and a variety of ways to interact with the faith: studying Japanese, visiting Japan, buying merch, cosplay, visiting conventions and congregating with other weebs.

I think someone in the right position (like a youtuber) could organize this loose belief system into something more like a religious movement.