Anime has entered the mainstream, there's no doubt about it. But a lingering stigma still remains: complaints of overly sexualized characters, convoluted plots, and 'zany' humor continue to drive many curious would-be-watchers away from the medium. Read more.
What exactly makes something "NEEM tier?" A question for the ages, and I'm not sure of the answer myself. It's something you feel rather than consciously understand. Read more.