#67 What Is Anime? With yaseenthatguy

Sean is joined by popular anime TikToker, yaseenthatguy, to talk about what exactly is anime. They discuss the definition and subculture of anime, how anime has become popular, how social media and other facts have created toxicity in the fandom and what’s being done to combat it, yaseenthatguy’s new website, Anime Onlies, and the exciting future of anime.


ABOUT THE EPISODE

Sean is joined by popular anime TikToker, yaseenthatguy, to talk about what exactly is anime. They discuss:

  • the definition and subculture of anime
  • how anime has become popular
  • how social media and other facts have created toxicity in the fandom and what’s being done to combat it
  • yaseenthatguy’s new website, Anime Onlies
  • and the exciting future of anime

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ABOUT THE GUEST

Better known as “YaSeenThatGuy”, Yasin Muhammad experienced exponentially fast growth when he started on TikTok, as his followers immediately related to and found comfort in the 26 year old. As an advocate for mental health, something he shares openly with his audience, the mission became clear - to share his infectious energy, smile, and love for anime and all fandoms while creating a safe space for fans to express their excitement and love as well. 

With his 200k+ followers part of this journey, Yasin will now be heading up Anime Onlies, the new Animesection on the Nerd Initiative Network.

ABOUT THE SHOW

A show for the most casual and dedicated fans of comics. Join Sean as he discovers what the world of comics and graphic novels has to offer from one-on-one interviews with industry professionals, round table discussions with passionate fans, and reviews on the latest comics, tv shows, and movies. New episodes every week. The Captioned Life is a part of the Comic Watch family.

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