Reblog with five of your favorite animes
ashbrie: Revolutionary Girl Utena Baccano! Neon Genesis Evangelion Magi Puella Madoka Magica Miracle Train …One of these things is not like the otherrrr…one of these things doesn’t beloooong… Let’s have you all puzzle this one out: Katanagatari Toradora! Ouran High School Host Club Nodame Cantabile Chihayafuru A more comprehensive list can be found here: My Top Anime
Um... Excuse Me But Girls Can Like Ecchi Too →
TW: Sexist Languge Cassie writes about some of the slurs she gets as an anime reviewer.
iamclearlyawizard: vedalkenghurl: mtgathering: aboutwaifuz: TW: Violent Imagery, some rape references Read More Honestly, I don’t see it. What I’m looking at here is a man who is trying to kill a woman. The man in question, Garruk, has been cursed by her, and decided that if she isn’t going to reverse the curse, he’ll have to kill her. Now, Garruk is a hulking man. If he could get his...
TW: Violent Imagery, some rape references [[MORE]] [A much larger warrior has a smaller woman in a chokehold as he prepares to make a finishing blow. She is wearing a purple strapless dress and her hands burn with magical flame, Image courtesy of Wizards of the Coast] This post has nothing to do with anime on the surface, but a lot to do with understanding how images work in visual media. A...
Queerness in shojo manga: politics &... →
Starsamaria does quick look at two manga and how their representations of queerness are at once progressive and retrograde. The post was partially inspired by my writings at Altair & Vega, which she inspired. So, the circle is complete.
Quick Bit About Sexism in Fandom
I attended an excellent panel at Sakura-con last weekend about Sexism in Fandom and Geekery. The panelists quickly covered sexist imagery and in comic media and video games touching on how the portrayals that we have come to expect can perpetuate bad tropes or oversexualize otherwise good characters. Then, the conversation shifted to personal experiences and the panelists both shared their...
Trappings, Signifiers, and Characterization: What... →
thepatches: My second outing at Altair and Vega. We’re taking on Gender Studies.