And with that, we conclude our journey into the mysterious world of anime. I still don't know what it is, how it got here, or why so many youths have fallen under its spell, but now I have looked upon its face for myself. It is strange, colorful, somewhat disturbing and maybe a tiny bit smelly. It is made out of teenagers and porn and strange costumes, and it breeds by way of elaborately-costumed mating rituals and the erotic art of glomping.
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