But really? I’ve been ready for this.

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This is my first journey through the “100 Days of Anime” Challenge, an ambitious project that I’ll be taking. For the full list of prompts, click here.

When I came across this question while transcribing everything onto paper, I honestly laughed. Then the realization that I’ll have to eventually answer this was put off for the next 56 days.

“What’s your favorite hentai?”

Now don’t get me wrong. I have nothing against the genre. It just makes a poor challenge question, while also forcing me to frantically think up an answer or make another question altogether. Luckily, I have my trusty frie- ahem source that gave me the material I needed to both answer this question truthfully and keep potential job offerings open (sorry guys! I really need ’em right now!). Though I never stated that my blog was family friendly, I’ll refrain from linking the source.

Don’t worry. This post is mostly safe for work, to my few friend’s disappointment.

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It wasn’t that perverse in nature at all, which broke my general stigma of all hentai being dirty to put it eloquently.

The work in question was a full color fanfiction of all the Fate characters from the series doing a 15th anniversary gathering at a hot spring. The artwork was beautiful, actually, and I had a fun time watching characters like Rider and Gilgamesh from Fate/Zero competing with each other, side characters complaining about their roles in the show, and the usual hot springs shenanigans on the girl’s side.

And honestly? I almost forgot I was reading what’s considered hentai.

Aside from the nudity (most of which is censored with an arm here or a horse there), I’d consider the entire thing pretty safe for work. It had a feels-good vibe to it, as mortal enemies from the show made casual conversation and talked about getting roles in other shows; as if everything so far was a stage, and they were the actor gathering for the after-show party. As the night winds down, characters say their goodbyes, teasing a possible gathering next year. And you know what?

I’ll probably read it when it comes out as well.


If you guys are interested in finding it (and because I can’t), I remember it being in full color. Trying to remember a name, all I remember is “Fate: 15th anniversary by the Clover Club” or something of that sort. A very tentative google-fu didn’t reveal what I was looking for, but feel free to shoot me a link haha. It wasn’t a dirty doujin by any means though.