Anime was still shadowbanned from pop culture, but to relate to these people, I would dip my toes into the popular fandoms. I did the research on what was trending – focusing on hot, rising shows — while making sure to stay away from anything bright and squeaky or overly sexualized.
Aisling is a 24-year old Irish writer and journalist. She loves coffee, books, and music. Admittedly she never grew out of her media phase. You can read more of her work on her blogs thisdreamsalive.com and pricklypineapples.ie.