Shotaro

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Hi! It’s your chivalry of shotas, Shotaro, your resident shotacon, fudanshi, and BL addict. Unfortunately, I was deposed as your elected shota ambassador, but all is not lost!

So, how did I get into anime? Well, I grew up watching Digimon and Yu-Gi-Oh! as a child but never recognized it as a Japanese product. It was only until I started university in 2011 that I watched my first anime: Death Note. Since then, I’ve watched 500+ titles over six years, and here I am now!

I’m a sub purist, and I mostly enjoy watching airing anime. I’m also trying to get into reading manga and light novels. The top ten things I look for in fiction are:

  1. Bishounen
  2. Tragedy
  3. Psychological elements
  4. Machiavellianism, sociopathy, & sadomasochists
  5. Philosophy
  6. A complex series of events
  7. Death
  8. War
  9. High fantasy
  10. Homoerotica

My favourite anime:

  1. Code Geass
  2. Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu
  3. Hunter x Hunter (2011)
  4. Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
  5. Haikyuu!!
  6. Devilman: Crybaby
  7. Kill la Kill
  8. Kuzu no Honkai
  9. 91 Days
  10. Durarara!!

My favourite manga/LNs:

  1. Shingeki no Kyojin
  2. Tokyo Ghoul:re
  3. Shoukoku no Altair
  4. Overlord (novel)
  5. Vinland Saga
  6. Shokugeki no Souma
  7. Watashi ga Motenai no wa Dou Kangaetemo Omaera ga Warui!
  8. Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san
  9. Ao no Exorcist
  10. Owari no Seraph

My favourite characters:

  1. Eren Yeager from Shingeki no Kyojin
  2. Lelouch Lamperouge from Code Geass
  3. Ken Kaneki from Tokyo Ghoul
  4. Reinhard von Lohengramm from Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu
  5. Killua Zoldyck from Hunter x Hunter
  6. Esdeath from Akame ga Kill!
  7. Albedo from Overlord
  8. Thorfinn from Vinland Saga
  9. Mikado Ryuugamine from Durarara!!
  10. Slaine Troyard from Aldnoah.Zero

My top BL ships (in alphabetical order):

  1. Hideyoshi Nagachika x Ken Kaneki from Tokyo Ghoul
  2. Inaho Kaizuka x Slaine Troyard from Aldnoah.Zero
  3. Keith x Lance from Voltron
  4. Mikaela Hyakuya x Yuuichirou Hyakuya from Owari no Seraph
  5. Noctis Lucis Caelum x Prompto Argentum from Final Fantasy XV
  6. Reinhard von Lohengramm x Siegfried Kircheis from Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu
  7. Ryou Kurokiba x Akira Hayama from Shokugeki no Souma
  8. Sorey x Mikleo from Tales of Zestiria
  9. Souma Yukihira x Takumi Aldini from Shokugeki no Souma
  10. Taichi Yagami x Yamato Ishida from Digimon Adventure

If you’re interested, you can check out my review of:

Read an article I wrote:

And you can also find me on:

Well, I guess that’s all I had to say. I must be off then. I am a busy man, you know, always trying to meet that shota quota.

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