MoeCast 2012: A Public Spectacle

NTR Radio episode 10 is here!

This time around, we finally get around to talking about moé, inbetween a tangent about videogames and a (particularly passionate) installment of NTR Radio’s Laws for the Greater Anime Community.

 
NTR Radio is a three-way venture between Kgods of a-theory.com, VZMK2 of vzmk2moeandmechagatti.wordpress.com, and myself, Timeenforceranubis of sheslostcontrol.net. Special thanks to VZ for the logo.
 
Question, comments, ideas for future show topics, and anything you want read out on the show can be sent to NTRradio(at)gmail(dot)com.
 

 As a side note, in the next couple weeks, I’ll be doing some under-the-hood work with sheslostcontrol.net, including the podcast section, which the iTunes feed is linked to. The iTunes feed may be affected for a short while. I apologize for any inconvenience this may cause to our iTunes listeners.

Operation 21ST Phase Five: Moé As a Type of Appeal

This article is part 5 of a 5-part series on moé as it appears in anime community discourse.

At its broadest, moé represents a type of appeal. Whether through an aesthetic choice, a character’s personality traits and the tropes surrounding him/her, a bond created between the character and the viewer, or a combination of the three, moé is, at its most basic level, a type of appeal.

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