There is a lot of misconception that has been going around about anime. If you are the kind of person that likes watching anime, there is a chance that people will ridicule you, saying that you have a weird taste of entertainment. Scrap all that and let us start over. All the misconception was a thing of the past because right now, there is a lot of acceptance of anime in western cultures and around the world. This is in part because people have finally realized the benefits that anime presents.
Types of viewers and which type benefits the most
Viewers of any kind of media can be classified into two main groups, that is, passive and active media consumers. Passive consumers are usually not involved fully in the content they are watching. They just watch the content idly because the device showing it in front of them. As a result, these people only gain 40% of the content being displayed.
On the other hand, we have active consumers who become fully engaged when they are watching content. They pay attention to the sounds and visuals coming from the content and digest it as they continue watching. As a result, these people usually gain over 60% of the value of the content.
In order to understand anime, you need to be an active consumer. You need to pay attention to what you are watching for you to understand it. Let us see how you can benefit from anime if you are an active consumer.
We all go through a phase in our lives where we feel like nobody understands us or what we are going through. Whether you are lost in angst in your teenage years or feeling confused in your early twenties, you are not alone. We all have been there at some point in our lives and how you handle that stage of your life is what will matter. You can’t open up to anyone because you don’t think they will understand what you are going through.
Well, you shouldn’t worry because with anime, you will come across characters who are going through exactly the same thing. The characters are so relatable and they can actually help you pull through whatever difficulty you are going through in your life. Anime is the right kind of entertainment for people who feel this way because they can help them to pull through times like these.
Some people may refer to doing this as escapism, but I don’t think that it is. Entertaining yourself though a difficult phase in life is way better that developing an addiction or lashing out to other people who think are responsible for your problems.
You get to be part of a community
Cool down. I’m not trying to initiate you into a cult. When you watch anime, you become part of a community of anime watchers. Don’t ever be fooled into thinking that the people in your circles don’t watch anime. In fact, there is a lot of social stigma surrounding anime that there are so many people who are not willing to come out as anime lovers. Therefore, the next time you find yourself streaming nonton anime just know that you are not alone – you have an army behind you!