A show for enthusiasts, from enthusiasts—this year’s Shonen Fest yet again offered a treat for anime and manga fans. MAC Manipal hosted multiple bite-sized competitions and hands-on events for participants to enjoy.
Humans have an intense fascination with the macabre. From psychological thrillers to true crime documentaries, the iniquity of any kind draws in a crowd. The unknown inspires fear, and knowledge alleviates it. However, during our shallow dive into the world of killers, do we ever place ourselves in their shoes? And even if we do, have we truly figured out the workings of the minds that allow such atrocities? After all, how can one hope to identify something they cannot understand? At best, we can pick out particular mannerisms. So just know: if you start to notice these very signs in someone dear to you, soon you might have to make a choice. If you had to be one or the other, would you rather be the victim or the killer?