Category Archives: Manga

Experiencing Manga: Digital Or Physical?

Originally posted on Moonlitasteria:
Original work by dlkdhySource: http://safebooru.org/index.php?page=post&s=view&id=997783 With the “Not-so-sudden” exodus of Jmanga already announced, it has only reinforced my own preference for manga in physical bound form. While I have not made any purchases with Jmanga or…

Experiencing Manga: Digital Or Physical?

Originally posted on Moonlitasteria:
Original work by dlkdhySource: http://safebooru.org/index.php?page=post&s=view&id=997783 With the “Not-so-sudden” exodus of Jmanga already announced, it has only reinforced my own preference for manga in physical bound form. While I have not made any purchases with Jmanga or…

Paradise Kiss and the Art of Self-Deprecation

Originally posted on The Untold Story of Altair & Vega:
source: zerochan Radar: I can’t because I’m ignoring her all the time. Hawkeye: Why? Radar: Because she’s ignoring me. Hawkeye: Ah! But you ignored her first! Radar: Yeah, that’s because…

Paradise Kiss and the Art of Self-Deprecation

Originally posted on The Untold Story of Altair & Vega:
source: zerochan Radar: I can’t because I’m ignoring her all the time. Hawkeye: Why? Radar: Because she’s ignoring me. Hawkeye: Ah! But you ignored her first! Radar: Yeah, that’s because…

Black Bird: Sexy Teen Romance or Disturbingly Sadistic?

Originally posted on Gagging on Sexism:
Girl meets boy. Boy is kind of a jerk (in fact, sometimes it seems the boy hates and/or likes to hurt the girl). But girl comes to realize that under that crusty, prickly, are-you-stupid exterior…

Black Bird: Sexy Teen Romance or Disturbingly Sadistic?

Originally posted on Gagging on Sexism:
Girl meets boy. Boy is kind of a jerk (in fact, sometimes it seems the boy hates and/or likes to hurt the girl). But girl comes to realize that under that crusty, prickly, are-you-stupid exterior…

Sowing the Seeds: The Flowers of Evil, volumes 1-2

Originally posted on The Untold Story of Altair & Vega:
source: pixiv When you’re following an angel Does it mean you have to throw your body off a building? Somewhere they’re meeting on a pinhead Calling you an angel, calling…

Sowing the Seeds: The Flowers of Evil, volumes 1-2

Originally posted on The Untold Story of Altair & Vega:
source: pixiv When you’re following an angel Does it mean you have to throw your body off a building? Somewhere they’re meeting on a pinhead Calling you an angel, calling…

Philosophical Possibilities in Kaoru Fujiwara’s “Mukashi no Hanashi”

Originally posted on Kritik der Animationskraft:
Mukashi no Hanashi is an anthology of short stories, literally “A Story of Long Ago”, that combines Kaoru Fujiwara‘s sparse and mysterious storytelling with her great artwork.  Each of the seven stories is deeply…

Philosophical Possibilities in Kaoru Fujiwara’s “Mukashi no Hanashi”

Originally posted on Kritik der Animationskraft:
Mukashi no Hanashi is an anthology of short stories, literally “A Story of Long Ago”, that combines Kaoru Fujiwara‘s sparse and mysterious storytelling with her great artwork.  Each of the seven stories is deeply…

What makes a good couple?

Originally posted on Shojo Corner:
I love a good love story. I find watching the struggles of two people come together to be more exciting than any action-adventure story or fantasy setting could ever be. But just what is it that makes…

What makes a good couple?

Originally posted on Shojo Corner:
I love a good love story. I find watching the struggles of two people come together to be more exciting than any action-adventure story or fantasy setting could ever be. But just what is it that makes…

Purity and Power in Magic Knight Rayearth

Originally posted on Contemporary Japanese Literature:
This essay contains spoilers for the completed series. Takeuchi Naoko’s shōjo manga Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, which began serialization in 1991 in Kōdansha’s shōjo magazine Nakayoshi, was a truly transformative work. Not only was…

Purity and Power in Magic Knight Rayearth

Originally posted on Contemporary Japanese Literature:
This essay contains spoilers for the completed series. Takeuchi Naoko’s shōjo manga Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, which began serialization in 1991 in Kōdansha’s shōjo magazine Nakayoshi, was a truly transformative work. Not only was…