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Forum Buzz Highlight: Is it wrong to judge furries?

Furry fandom (also known as furrydom, fur fandom or furdom) refers to the fandom for fictional anthropomorphic animal characters with human personalities and characteristics. Examples of anthropomorphic attributes include exhibiting human intelligence and facial expressions, the ability to speak, walk on two legs, and wear clothes. Furry fandom is also used to refer to the community of artists, writers, role players and general fans of the furry art forms who gather on the Internet and at conventions.”

How do you perceive Furries, one of the more outspoken/prevalently mocked kinks/subcultures out there?

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5 Gay Anime This Season: Saraiya Goyou

The final show to get the spotlight in this series is Saraiya Goyou.  The House of Five Leaves kidnaps heirs to corrupt houses in exchange for ransom as a sort of noble cause.  Or so the wilting samurai Masa is led to believe so by the charismatic Ichi. In truth, the robbers are just a bunch of thieves constantly turning to their criminal roots because there is little else they can do.  Except Ichi seems to have no use for money, frivolously spending it on the women in the brothel that he resides.  Ichi seems to have taken a liking to the idealistic Masa, and with each new mission, Masa tries to break past his cavalier attitude and understand the man who rarely speaks about himself.

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5 Gay Anime This Season: Uraboku

Uraboku is the fourth anime on my list of gay anime this season.  It is also the only BL/yaoi show on the list.  Orphaned Yuki can hear the thoughts and feel the emotions of the people he touches.  This power has always been too much for him to handle, causing great trouble in many of his peer relationships.  Soon after re-uniting with his older brother, his very presence becomes a danger to the people around him that he cares about, and Yuki decides to move to Tokyo with his new, magical family and a tortured man who pledges to stay by his side always,.  Can Yuki trust his new brother? And why are so many demons after him?

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5 Gay Anime This Season: Angel Beats

Next up in this series is Angel Beats; a show in which characters fight, post-mortem–in a high school, slice of life setting–the injustice of their death, rebelling against God, led by an obstinate girl with a traumatic past.  That’s what is said anyways. Our blank slate of a filter character is Otonashi.  He has no memories (supposedly having died a violent death), and is dropped into this ‘afterlife’ where no one can die, yet fight for some abstract sense of an existence they were cheated.  But are they really dead? What is the nature of Otonashi’s memories? Who is the girl called “Tenshi”?  How did she get there? We’re supposed to figure this out.

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Forum Buzz Highlight: E3 2010

With the Electronic Entertainment Expo only 2 weeks away, people have been talking on the forums about what they’re most looking forward to:

“…I only really care about Rock Band 3 and Marvel Vs Capcom 3 at this point…”
“Marvel vs Capcom 3
Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker
Rock Band 3 (I hope they show the full setlist)
WWE: Smackdown vs Raw 2011 (Even though I know it’ll be utter shit)”
“…i hate that it is called 3DS. It makes sounds like an evolution of the DS rather than a whole new handheld device…”