Elfen Lied- Accepting Every Part Of Yourself, Good and Bad (Owls July Blog Tour)

Hello everyone! Another month has passed and there is a new OWLS (Otaku Warriors For Liberty And Self Respect) blog tour going on. Every month the members of OWLS discuss a particular topic in anime, manga, and other kinds of pop culture. This month, our topic is mirrors: “Magic mirror, on the wall—who is the … Continue reading Elfen Lied- Accepting Every Part Of Yourself, Good and Bad (Owls July Blog Tour)

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Yuri Anime and Manga: Validating Lesbian Relationships As Real (June OWLS Blog Tour)

It is is pride month! :3 And for pride month, the blogger group OWLS (Otaku Warriors For Liberty And Self Respect) has decided to celebrate LGBT characters in anime and manga. Here is our prompt for this month: June is known as “Pride Month” within the LGBT & Queer communities in honor of the Stonewall … Continue reading Yuri Anime and Manga: Validating Lesbian Relationships As Real (June OWLS Blog Tour)

Strength By Overcoming Anxiety in Amanchu (OWLS May Blog Tour)

Another month has passed and that means there is a new OWLS blog tour going on. This month, our prompt is strength: “Your greatest weakness can become your greatest strength.” In anime, characters struggle with inner demons or physical weaknesses that make them feel insecure and prevent them from achieving goals. Yet when these characters … Continue reading Strength By Overcoming Anxiety in Amanchu (OWLS May Blog Tour)

Japanese Culture’s Influence On Its Education System

I am graduating from grad school next week. Yay! Anyway, in order to graduate, I needed to complete my "Final Project." Basically, this was a hypothetical research proposal and we could write about anything related to education. Naturally, I chose Japanese education. As an anime fan and someone who is interested in education, I noticed … Continue reading Japanese Culture’s Influence On Its Education System