Webcomic: Mistakes Of Youth
Mistakes of Youth is a webcomic started in 2006, revolving around the adventures of Rets, a "borderline hikikomori" otaku with a penchant for lolicon, Tina, a yaoi/shotacon fan who is inexplicably Rets' best friend, Brad, the shopclerk who is constantly irritated by Rets, and Rets' Japanese internet friend Go.The title is a relatively famous (quoted twice in Otaku no Video) quote from Char Aznable of Mobile Suit Gundam.
Mistakes of Youth Provides Examples of:
- Ahoge: On Tina. And Rets, on occasion.
- Anime Hair: All of the characters. Most notably Rets.
- Art Evolution: Very subtle, but the characters have gradually become prettier.
- Art Shift: Usually for comedic effect.
- Big Ol' Eyebrows: Rets.
- Bishie Sparkle: Issue 8
- Blank White Eyes: Used often. Ties with its Animesque.
- Con Recap: Several instances.
- Dull Eyes of Unhappiness
- Fetish: Rets' obsession with lolicon.
- GIS Syndrome: For anime posters and box/manga covers. Often also for televisions.
- Only Sane Man: Poor Brad. His regulars drive him so crazy with their perverted interests that he's willing to like the company of a Naruto fan.
- The Rant: Would be better used to explain the above comic's often obscure joke.
- Red Eyes, Take Warning: On Tina. The warning is duly appreciated.
- Slice of Life
- Strip Archive
- Take That: Often implemented. Especially at Hideki Anno's expense.
- Poster-Gallery Bedroom: Rets' room is covered with loli posters from various anime sources.
- Yaoi Fangirl: Tina
- Yandere: Tina