Fairies Don't Matter
An Exercise in Otaku Honesty
by Daniel Fouste
"What is worse than finding a Worm of Evil in the apple is finding half a Worm."
- Harlan Ellison
The other day, I had one of those fanboy-related crises I occasionally have every once in a while, the kind that is especially relatable if you're an Aspie like me. Whilst browsing the Interwebs, I stumbled upon a screenshot of a panel from this week's chapter of Fairy Tail; as much as I have been trying to avoid anything FT-related in the past two years (I'll get to that in a bit), my curiosity piqued me since it was the one of Carla as a humanoid. By the time I went to bed last night, I had already gained knowledge of everything that had happened in, say, the past six months or so of the manga, from Wikipedia, TV Tropes and whatnot.
And to be perfectly honest, I don't like what I'm hearing.
Allow me to explain.
As I have said, I have been trying to avoid anything related to FT in the past two years (t