Tuesday, December 5

Another discussion on Moe

"... If you’ve ever thought about the intersection of labor and capital with big eyes and small mouths, this one’s a must read. My question is: if Karl Marx were alive today, would he be a CCS fan?


Pronounced “moh-eh”, it is a Japanese word that is written as “萌え.” Its original meaning is “to bud” in reference to plants. In modern Japanese society however, particularly among the Japanese “otaku” subculture, the word has taken on a different meaning".

Full Article.

A very erudite and well written topic on this mostly misunderstood word. Not many anime fans outside Japan really grasp the significance of the word, just like yours truly here. Have fun reading.