Black Butler: Book Of The Atlantic (Sub) Review

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

News Articles Coming Soon, But I Need Your Help! Please Read and Comment!

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!

Is Lizzy A Proper Lady? Part 2- An Analysis of Black Butler And The Gender Roles Of The Victorian Era

In my previous analysis, I explored female gender roles in the Victorian Era and discussed how Lizzy Midford from Black Butler fit into the social norms of the time. Based on the beginning of the manga and the three seasons of the anime that have been released so far, my conclusion was mixed. At the … Continue reading Is Lizzy A Proper Lady? Part 2- An Analysis of Black Butler And The Gender Roles Of The Victorian Era

I Just Turned 25 and I Am Still An Otaku- My Geeky Birthday Celebration

I have been watching anime since the days of daytime Toonami and Saturday mornings on WB Kids. I got my first Gameboy in 1st grade, adventured in Ocarina of Time with my mom as a child, and have played Pokemon as well as other games throughout the years. There have been times where I have taken … Continue reading I Just Turned 25 and I Am Still An Otaku- My Geeky Birthday Celebration

Is Lizzy A Proper Lady? Part 1- Analysis of Black Butler And The Gender Roles Of The Victorian Era

As a fan of classic literature, I have read Jane Austin's famous novel Pride and Prejudice and more recently read Sense and Sensibility. The second book, Sense and Sensibility, is about two young women in 19th century Britain trying to find suitable husbands. In their search for a lover, the book outlines many of the gender … Continue reading Is Lizzy A Proper Lady? Part 1- Analysis of Black Butler And The Gender Roles Of The Victorian Era