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
Hey, everyone~ This piece was originally part of a longer piece called Analysis: The Use Of Symbolism And Metaphor In Your Lie In April. However, that blog post was super long, so I decided to break it into two parts. Part 2 will look at symbols and metaphors in Your Lie in April that serve … Continue reading The Use Of Symbolism And Metaphor In Your Lie In April Part 2 – Other Symbols
Hi everyone~! It's been a while since I have done any OWLS post (please forgive me ;-; ), but I'm finally writing one! If you aren't aware, OWLS is a group of otaku bloggers whose goal is to spread acceptance to everyone, regardless of their ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, etc. using anime as a catalyst. … Continue reading Comic Girls: Good Friends Make The Best Mentors (OWLS 2018 “Mentor” Blog Tour)
Last Saturday and Monday, I was able to help Anime News Network cover some of the news at Anime Expo (not in person, though ;_;). Some of these I wrote myself while others I just inserted background information or images. Either way, I am glad I was able to help thee ditors at ANN, and … Continue reading My Anime Expo News and Announcements Roundup
Thanks to Funimation, I was able to go see the movie Black Butler: Book Of The Atlantic in theaters on June 12. Japanese feature films can be difficult to see in the United States and it usually takes a long time for them to come out on Blu-ray or DVD. I am eternally grateful to … Continue reading Black Butler: Book Of The Atlantic (Sub) Review
I have finished my training as a news intern for Anime News Network, and my official shift begins later this week! :3 I have decided that I want to share some of the articles I will be writing on this blog. The problem I am having is how to go about this process. I am … Continue reading News Articles Coming Soon, But I Need Your Help! Please Read and Comment!
The anime season of Fall 2016 brought with it yuri, cute girls, and mayhem. Among these were many genre-defying shows that included new and unique elements. Although I enjoyed every series I watched, some were better than others. Here is my list of the best and worst of the cutesy and moe shows I watched. … Continue reading Fall Anime 2016- The Best and The Worst