Trope Workshop:Analog Punk

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Works that take aesthetic reminiscent of the early 1980s till the 1990s, likely the early 2000s as far as technology is concerned, often taking place in the future or alternate timeline. The usage of analog technology such as cassette, CRT displays including those in computers, floppy disks or CD-Rom rather than USB Flash Drives, and other such analog works. While the usage of the Internet is optional, it isn't often used for the larger files that can be dealt with physical media can also describe this trope.

Examples of Analog Punk include:

Anime and Manga

  • Despite taking place in the 2070s on Mars, Cowboy Bebop takes many 1970s aesthetic looks right down to computers that run on vinyl records.
  • Since having a cellphone on hand were common in 1995 when the film was made, it explains why such tech was absent in Ghost in the Shell.

Fan Works

  • Spice Force Logic: Mind Games takes place in an alternate 2000 where Mars has been colonized and serves as multifunctions such as a hospital, where Melanie and Emma ends up being stationed. Back on Earth, it was still common to use items like cassettes to records data, along with CRT Montoirs being the norm.

Oral Tradition, Folklore, Myths and Legends

Other Media