[AniFemTalk] Rewriting problematic stories

Over the weekend we released a podcast about the Netflix Death Note movie and lamented the wasted opportunity to tell a story about the harmfulness of white privilege (and to have less misogyny than the original instead of just a different kind of misogyny). The world is rife with stories …

[Podcast] Chatty AF 22: 2017 Convention Coverage

Amelia, Caitlin, and Peter discuss their experiences at Otakon, AnimeFest, and Crunchyroll Expo, including convention culture, events, panels, and special guests!     0:00:00 Intros 0:02:00 Past experiences with conventions 0;10:00 Con evolution 0:13:26 How has being a feminist affected con going? 0:19:00 Feminist programming at conventions 0:28:10 Conventions as …

[AniFemTalk] Favorite Miyazaki Heroines

Fathom Events is replaying several of Hayao Miyazaki’s films on the big screen this fall, which seems like a great time to take a stroll down memory lane. Who’s your favorite Miyazaki heroine? Which movies spoke to you as a kid? As an adult? How well have Miyazaki’s films held …

[AniFemTalk] Your favorite conventions

Con season is winding to a close: Crunchyroll Expo had its inaugural outing, Otakon moved to a more spacious venue, and AnimeFest failed to account for the dedication of Yuri!!! On ICE fans. Now’s as good a time as any to step back and ask: what’s your favorite con and why?