Positive trans representation, what’s up with the isekai boom, and abuse in shoujo.
A huge stack of premieres, schoolgirl exploitation, and anti-consumer behavior.
Premieres are starting in earnest as Pride Month comes to a close in the US.
This is a rough week for news, folks. Content warnings for sexual assault, child abuse, homophobia, suicide, and racism.
Best and worst (pictured) dads, genderqueer students, and ethical fandom practices.
Life outside gender roles, 60s drag life in Japan, and South Korean women still looking for justice.
Twitter is in fine form today, plus A Silent Voice and a Pride Month round-up.
Troubling Japanese politics, Rakugo feels, and mental help health.
We talked about privilege this week, and the links this week have some great #ownvoices.
We have good news to share about podcasts, and bad news about things happening in the real world.
Josei is on the rise, Japan fails its LGBTQ students, and another exhausting week of whitewashing.
We’re six months old! Celebrate by answering questions with us and checking out our Winter 2017 recs. Also: Japanese feminist blogs, and not all fanservice is created equal.
Spring premieres are finally over, and we can get down to the good, the bad, and the ugly. Meanwhile, it’s a pretty quiet week in news.
A boatload of premieres means a slow week for news. Your Name takes the US by storm, BL has some real bad habits, and ’90s nostalgia rears its head.
The Spring 2017 season has started, Hollywood takes a financial beating, and trans critics speak out against trans erasure and representation problems.
The Winter season comes to a close, ClassicaLoid takes a step forward, and Hollywood takes another six steps back.
Some really interesting links this week on what it means to be “Other” while living in Japan, and spotlights on some quality women in anime (real and fictional).
Discussing gender roles in Japan, Re:ZERO, 90s anime trends, yuri anime, and more!
This week: Ghost in the Shell, gender-bending, Naoko Yamada, and more!
In this week’s links: Evangelion, female AniTubers, Gabriel DropOut, and fandom diversity.