Flip Flappers has been confusing since the first episode. Its surreal and abstract storytelling can confuse those of us who think more concretely. Episode 6 was quite the same. However, its underlying message is powerful and so I wanted to explain this episode to those of us who may not have understood who "Iro" was. … Continue reading Who Was Iro In Flip Flappers Episode 6? An Analysis and Explanation
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
It's a common fact: most anime take place in high schools or at least involve characters that are teenagers. So naturally, the number of anime with adult characters and experiences are pretty scarce. There are, however, two anime series I really enjoyed that show adulthood - New Game and Re:Life. While I love them both … Continue reading The Work Place In Anime- Comparing New Game and Re: Life.
The summer is officially at an end for me. I began yet another semester of grad school. It has been an interesting summer. When I left my teaching job and decided to take some time off, I said to myself that I was going to catch up on anime. I was going to binge tons of … Continue reading The Summer of Pokemon: Pokemon Go, and Pokemon Sun and Moon (But Mostly Alola Raichu)!