fan service
 n.— «Fan service is anything in media that is there because the creators think it will please the fans, not because it advances plot, theme, character, or any other overall value of the work.» —“Re: What’s a Fan Service?” by Slithy Tove (slithy@pobox.com) Usenet: rec.arts.anime.misc Dec. 1, 2000. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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