The Anime Fandom consists mainly of those who are big time fans of Anime style cartoons. The Anime Fandom isn't only interested in watching and sharing anime, but also various elements concerning anime such as Manga, fanart, and fan fiction. The Author was once a member of the Anime Fandom.
There are various elements in Spectral Shadows that are a parallel or parody of elements in the anime fandom, such as when Christy James hears about someone selling doushinji (dirty) manga. There are also elements in Spectral Shadows that are a take off on certain aspects of anime, such as various elements in Serial 2 "The Aslanders" and the Town of Neo Tokyo in Serial 11 "The Planet of Genetic Misadventure".