Violent Japanese Horror Movie Tag (Riaru Onigokko) Is A Strange, Surreal Yuri Metaphor

My fiance and I like to watch poorly done, low-budget Asian movies because we find it entertaining. Going in, we thought live-action horror movie Tag (Riaru Onigokku in Japanese) was going to be one of these movies. But we were wrong. So wrong. On the surface, Tag, directed by Shion Sono is a splatter, gore … Continue reading Violent Japanese Horror Movie Tag (Riaru Onigokko) Is A Strange, Surreal Yuri Metaphor

My Watchlist For The Summer 2017 Anime Season

Another season, another new batch of anime to watch. Like always, I am going to attempt to simulcast a couple anime series as they air. I usually like to watch shows with cute girls, yuri, and slice of life, but I am open to watching anything. Below is the list of the shows I will try … Continue reading My Watchlist For The Summer 2017 Anime Season

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)

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) which I am a part of 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 … Continue reading Yuri Anime and Manga: Validating Lesbian Relationships As Real (June OWLS Blog Tour)

Sword Art Online Ordinal Scale and a Rant About Asuna As A Female Character

With the Ordinal Scale movie debut in Japan, North America, and other countries all over the world, Sword Art Online has been receiving all kinds of attention. For many reasons, the anime community is divided in half when it comes to this show: fans either believe that it is a great series, or a terrible … Continue reading Sword Art Online Ordinal Scale and a Rant About Asuna As A Female Character

Magical Raising Project- A Bittersweet, Hopeful Message Behind All Of The Death and Gore

Firstly, I am happy with the ending of Magical Girl Raising Project. Before the final episode, I admit I was worried that the ending was going to be disappointing. With all of the death and violence, I was afraid that every character was going to die and that the ending was going to be hollow … Continue reading Magical Raising Project- A Bittersweet, Hopeful Message Behind All Of The Death and Gore

Flip Flappers Episode 8- The Crazy Robot Fight Symbolizes More Yuri Themes

With Episodes 8 of Flip Flappers came more insanity and more... yuri! In this post, I am going to relate the events in this episode to my last analysis about the homosexual themes in Episode 7. In that piece, I analyzed all of the nuances and symbols that possibly represented Cocona's lesbian feelings for Papika. … Continue reading Flip Flappers Episode 8- The Crazy Robot Fight Symbolizes More Yuri Themes