The Face of Cosplay: Racism & Cosplayers of Color →
Because as Sandy Doyle says, “My feminism will be intersectional or it will be bullshit!”
Nisemonogatari and the Arrow of Female Hysteria →
SO. I’ve joined the intellectual and charming aniblog “The Untold Story of Altair and Vega”. They were mostly interested in my work here on waifuz (which flatters me more than I little), so I am going to start writing longer things for them. What does that mean for this little slice the internet? Not much at the moment. I will still probably post shorter things and interact with...
ugh, the thing happening in Bakuman right now...
ferret205: Mostly because it’s true. I don’t understand how these men can just give up liking a voice actress just because she has a boyfriend and start calling her a slut basically. “my Azu-kyun isn’t pure!” fucking hell, are you pure? The idol culture within Japan really sickens me. I know I should chill because Bakuman is fictional but I know this happens and it’s awful.
Oe-san And The Importance of Grace
Or: How Incredible, the Feminine [A short, brown haired girl stands in a pink kimono with purple obi, her eyes closed with blooming white flowers against a blue background. Picture from http://randomc.net/] So, Chihayafuru is on it’s way to being in my Top 5 anime. It’s gonna push out K-On!! and cause me to re-think how I order the list. It’s just that good. Chihaya forms...
Alita, The Strongest Warrior
Or: Is gender a function of perception? I really got into manga in high school. I spent my days sitting in the back of Spanish class reading Nausicaa, Dominion Tank Police, and Ranma 1/2 and using my quick wit to pass the conversational activities without any prep. It’s in this time period that I came in contact with Battle Angel Alita (known as Gunnm in Japan) and have been fascinated with...