Clannad: The Revolving Ups and Downs of Life (OWLS 2018 “Revival” Blog Tour)

Last year, I joined OWLS, which is a group of otaku bloggers that aims to spread acceptance to everyone, regardless of their ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, etc. Every month, we are given a theme and for January, our theme was Revival: The previous post in the Revival series was written by Shokamoka. Be sure to check it … Continue reading Clannad: The Revolving Ups and Downs of Life (OWLS 2018 “Revival” Blog Tour)

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Angel Beats: Reliving Your Dead Dreams. Literally! (OWLS October Blog Tour)

Hi everyone! It is that time again, where I write my monthly OWLS post. If you aren't aware, OWLS is a group of anime bloggers whose mission is to spread respect, self-awareness, and other positive themes using anime and pop culture as a medium. We promote acceptance of all individuals regardless of race, gender, sexual … Continue reading Angel Beats: Reliving Your Dead Dreams. Literally! (OWLS October Blog Tour)

Themes of PTSD and Psychosis in School-Live! (OWLS September Blog Tour)

Hi everyone! It's that time again- time for my monthly OWLS post. If you aren't aware, OWLS is a group of anime bloggers that promotes acceptance of all individuals regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion and disability. We emphasize the importance of respect, kindness, and tolerance to every human being! Every month we are … Continue reading Themes of PTSD and Psychosis in School-Live! (OWLS September Blog Tour)

Steven Universe: Representing A Diverse, Modern Family (OWLS August Blog Tour)

Hi everyone! This month OWLS, a group of anime bloggers, is having a theme of "bloodlines." In this post, I am going to discuss modern concepts of family that exist within the Western cartoon Steven Universe. Here is the prompt for this month's theme that I followed: “Family means everything (or does it?)” This month, … Continue reading Steven Universe: Representing A Diverse, Modern Family (OWLS August Blog Tour)

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)

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)