Does Animal Crossing Promote Otaku Citizenship? Idea Channel PBS Digital Studios


Like us, you may not have initially realized the significance of Animal Crossing. Sure it’s a simple game for kids, with cute animals and bright colors. But could it be true that it inspires otaku citizenship?! Otaku, if you don’t know, means obsessive interest and collection, usually associated with Japanese culture, but it can apply to ANYTHING. In Animal Crossing, as mayor of your town, success is defined by maintaining friendships with your townspeople and collecting natural resources to cultivate the perfect town. Is this promoting otaku? Watch the episode and find out!!!Check out the videos used in this Episode:ZackScottGames Crossing Gameplay Playlist: Crossing- New Leaf – Gameplay Walkthrough Part 1 – Day 1 – I’m The New Mayor! (Nintendo 3DS) Crossing- New Leaf – Part 3 – Friends Visit (Nintendo 3DS Gameplay Walkthrough Day 1) Crossing- New Leaf – Part 4 – Museum Donation (Nintendo 3DS Gameplay Walkthrough Day 2) Crossing- New Leaf – Part 9 – Fishing! (Nintendo 3DS Gameplay Walkthrough Day 4) Crossing- New Leaf – Part 10 – 50% Approval (Nintendo 3DS Gameplay Walkthrough Day 5) Crossing- New Leaf – Part 13 – 100% Approval (Nintendo 3DS Gameplay Walkthrough Day 6) Crossing- New Leaf – Part 22- Visiting and Planting Trees in SullyPwnz Crossing- New Leaf – Part 28 – Another Debt Repaid (Nintendo 3DS Day 12) Crossing- New Leaf – Part 41 – Gulliver (Nintendo 3DS Gameplay Walkthrough Day 19) Crossing- New Leaf – Part 42 – Ashley’s House (Nintendo 3DS Gameplay Walkthrough Day 19) Crossing- New Leaf – Part 44 – Club LOL (Nintendo 3DS Day 20) Crossing- New Leaf – Part 45 – Suspension Bridge (Nintendo 3DS Gameplay Walkthrough Day 21) Crossing- New Leaf – Part 49 – Cicadas (Nintendo 3DS Gameplay Walkthrough Day 23) of OTAKON 2012 Crossing- New Leaf – Money Making Guide (All the bells)———————————————————————————————–Tweet of the week:———————————————————————————————–Further Reading ListThe Science of Why We Don’t Believe Science War This Time in Action: How to Follow Scientists and Engineers Through Society———————————————————————————————–Music:”Europe” by Roglok (”Carry on Carillon” by Roglok (”Bouncy Castle” by Roglok (”:P” by Roglok ( 5:Roomfor theHomeless -Titan(geometry remix)———————————————————————————————–Let us know what sorts of crazy ideas you have, about this episode and otherwise:Tweet at us! @pbsideachannel (yes, the longest twitter username ever)Email us! pbsideachannel [at] gmail [dot] comIdea Channel Facebook! by Mike Rugnetta (@mikerugnetta)Made by Kornhaber Brown ( some more Idea Channel?Here’s Last Week’s episode: “Is the Discovery of Global Warming Our Greatest Scientific Achievement?” another one? Here ya go: “Can Video Games Become The Next Great Spectator Sport?”’s Some More: “Why Do We Love Zombies?”

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