As someone who has watched many anime with all-girls casts, there’s a trend I've noticed over time. Anime girls are always going on diets - it happens in Sailor Moon, Love Live, Uma Musume, and even in Lucky Star. And loads more. I began to ask myself, “Why are all these girls so obsessed with … Continue reading Why Are Anime Girls Always Dieting? Female Body Image and Weight in Japan
I am a huge Love Live fan. It's an obsession that has literally taken over my life. Tons of merchandise... idol music on my phone... constantly playing the gatcha game... pining over waifus. However, even though I love the LL franchise, the second season of Love Live Sunshine left me feeling a little bittersweet. It … Continue reading Love Live! Sunshine!! Review
With the premiere of Love Live Sunshine last July, the Love Live franchise seems to more popular than ever. But what exactly makes this anime so great? After watching the original Love Live series last year, I too became obsessed. Here are the reasons why I believe that the 9 (now 18) idol girls are … Continue reading Why Are Love Live and μ’s (Muse) So Popular?