Warning! This post is full of NOTHING about anime! Read at your own discretion, risk, etc.
Allow me to rant a bit.
I’m at my quarter-life crisis. I first heard the word mentioned while reading a review of Solanin.
A midlife crisis occurs when a person begins to judge how their life has gone, brought on by the realization that most of their life is over. A quarter-life crisis, on the other hand, is the uncertainty caused by the transition to adulthood.