Why read manga, why watch anime

Sometimes I do indeed wonder why I bother to watch anime or read manga. I do take breaks from time to time, when things seem to get a tad repetitive. How many wacky hijinks can happen in Japanese high schools, after all.

I think I’ve figured out, if not the reason, at least a reason, why I keep coming back. Because there’s something that anime and manga have the the real world seems to almost utterly lack.

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