One of the foremost problems of becoming an “avid” Otaku would the immense problem with time management. When I first started out on the Otaku path, I never watched airing anime and I would spend maybe 2 weeks watching a 12 episode anime. It didn’t strain my time as I did have quite a bit of spare time afforded by my studying habits (which is to say I hardly studied).
However, as I got more into the Japanese animation culture, the whole “Otaku-ness”, I realised that more and more of my time was being used to fuel the hobby, undoubtably a problem many Otakus will face, especially if one is still studying. I would watch 24 ep anime in marathons (only when I had the time too of course) and I bean watching a huge number of airing anime (a huge number from my POV of course). Hence, that began the battle too juggle my time. Read the rest of this entry