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Why Do People Like Anime?
Why do people like anime? For the exact same reasons you love your favorite shows. There are so many misconceptions about anime. Some people believe anime is meant for children. Some people think anime is pornographic. Some people think every anime is exactly like Pokemon. And none of that is the truth.

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Animes and their force of attraction

People enjoy watching anime at any age and in almost every corner of the world. One of the main reasons why we all feel drawn to this genre is because the artwork is just flawless and unlimited: ev...

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Storytelling and anime

Everybody loves a good story. When watching anime, you actually give your consent to enter a world where topics such as death, acceptance, morality or war are being presented in a quite realistic ...

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Music and anime

Besides great stories and amazing artwork, you are bound to find in anime beautiful music too. Music for every feeling that can be or is lived by the different characters: from the biggest joy to t...

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Primary factors that make horror films alluring

  • Tension - Generated by suspense, mystery, terror, shock and gore.
  • Relevance - The horror film may relate to personal relevance, cultural meaningfulness, the fea...

Viewing motivators for horror movies

  • Gore watchers typically have low empathy, high sensation seeking, and a strong identification with the killer.
  • Thrill watchers typically have both high empathy and sensation seeking;they identify themselves more with the victims and like the suspense of the film.
  • Independent watchers typically have a high empathy for the victim along with a high positive effect for overcoming fear.
  • Problem watchers typically have high empathy for the victim but are characterized by negative effect (particularly a sense of helplessness).

Theories on why we love to watch horror films

  • Dr. Carl Jung believed horror films “tapped into primordial archetypes buried deep in our collective subconscious – images like shadow and mother play important role in the horror genre”.
  • Horror films are watched as a way of purging negative emotions and/or as a way to relieve pent-up aggression.
  • Horror movies are enjoyed because the people on screen getting killed deserve it.
  • Cultural historian David Skal has argued that horror films simply reflect our societal fears.

1. Laugh often

It counteracts the hard days.

2. Forgive and move forward.

The longer you dwell on those who have wronged you, the longer it will take for you to move forward and better your life. 

3. Be independent.

This is good for your self-esteem and prepares you for the reality that sometimes you can’t count on anyone. 

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