Psychoanalyzing Monsters: Gauna, Titans, and Vampires in Knights of Sidonia, Attack on Titan and Shiki

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Regardless of parental efforts to protect their children, we’re introduced to monsters disturbingly early in life. For those that are fortunate, monsters are little more than fantastical apparitions conjured up from the fertile soil of boundless childlike imagination. However, it’s an inevitability that at some point in our lives, we either encounter real monsters, monsters capable of unfathomable cruelty, creatures that cause us to question our faith in our own humanity when we bear witness, whether directly or indirectly, to great acts of atrocity.

What is a monster? You’d be hard pressed to find a single, all encompassing definition.

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