Katawa Shoujo – Disability, Words and Perception

Originally posted on Yaranakya:
I’m not much into the idea of dating sims in general, but this one definitely caught my attention when I learned about it from 2DT’s site. My reasons for taking a closer look at this game…

Katawa Shoujo – Disability, Words and Perception

Originally posted on Yaranakya:
I’m not much into the idea of dating sims in general, but this one definitely caught my attention when I learned about it from 2DT’s site. My reasons for taking a closer look at this game…

Tamako Market, or Warm and Fluffy Titles

Originally posted on Yaranakya:
The title of KyoAni’s latest show, Tamako Market, seems like a straightforward affair. Tamako is the main character’s name and the market is an important part of the setting – no tricks there. But viewers with…

Tamako Market, or Warm and Fluffy Titles

Originally posted on Yaranakya:
The title of KyoAni’s latest show, Tamako Market, seems like a straightforward affair. Tamako is the main character’s name and the market is an important part of the setting – no tricks there. But viewers with…

What’s In A Name – No Game No Life

Originally posted on Yaranakya:
No Game No Life is pretty upfront about the basic idea behind the names of its characters. We have Sora (sky) and Shiro (white), whose names put together just happen to form the word blank (kuuhaku).…

What’s In A Name – No Game No Life

Originally posted on Yaranakya:
No Game No Life is pretty upfront about the basic idea behind the names of its characters. We have Sora (sky) and Shiro (white), whose names put together just happen to form the word blank (kuuhaku).…

“Slap her”: Fanpage.it video objectifies girls, exploits boys, and trivializes domestic violence

Originally posted on Dr. Rebecca Hains:
A new anti-domestic-violence video created by the Facebook page Fanpage.it is being widely shared because people find it heartwarming and touching. I find it sickening. The video’s description asks, “What happens when you put a…

“Slap her”: Fanpage.it video objectifies girls, exploits boys, and trivializes domestic violence

Originally posted on Dr. Rebecca Hains:
A new anti-domestic-violence video created by the Facebook page Fanpage.it is being widely shared because people find it heartwarming and touching. I find it sickening. The video’s description asks, “What happens when you put a…

The Year of Nobunaga

Originally posted on Anime Monographia:
“The lord [Nobunaga] is certainly not a fool. He is simply beyond our comprehension. And yet everyone calls him a fool.” -Hirate Masahide In 2014 alone, there have been three anime series (Nobunaga the Fool, Nobunagun, and Nobunaga Concerto),…

The Year of Nobunaga

Originally posted on Anime Monographia:
“The lord [Nobunaga] is certainly not a fool. He is simply beyond our comprehension. And yet everyone calls him a fool.” -Hirate Masahide In 2014 alone, there have been three anime series (Nobunaga the Fool, Nobunagun, and Nobunaga Concerto),…

19b. Manga (f.) – Anno Moyoko’s “Man” Women

Originally posted on What is Manga?:
Last week, through the lens of French appropriation, I dabbled a bit with the idea of a feminized manga that, in the limited juxtaposition of Boilet’s nouvelle manga manifesto, made sense as a form…

19b. Manga (f.) – Anno Moyoko’s “Man” Women

Originally posted on What is Manga?:
Last week, through the lens of French appropriation, I dabbled a bit with the idea of a feminized manga that, in the limited juxtaposition of Boilet’s nouvelle manga manifesto, made sense as a form…

Terror in Resonance and the Shadow Children

Originally posted on Wrong Every Time:
“When heaven has a line around the corner, we shouldn’t have to wait around and hope to get in if we can carpenter a home in our heart right now and carve a palace…

Terror in Resonance and the Shadow Children

Originally posted on Wrong Every Time:
“When heaven has a line around the corner, we shouldn’t have to wait around and hope to get in if we can carpenter a home in our heart right now and carve a palace…