Both Utena and SARAZANMAI have had stage musicals announced recently. Who should follow?
We're taking a break from posting new articles this month, so we're spending September highlighting some buried gems instead. Check back every Wednesday and Friday for more contributor features from AniFem's early days!
Kare Kano starts off as a light, funny, and typical “girl-meets-boy” shoujo series, but it quickly evolves into a dark, emotionally gut-wrenching tale that delves into discussions and depictions of child abuse, suicide, sexual assault, self-harm, mental illness, bullying, and other themes that I could very much—albeit uncomfortably—relate to.
Part 1 of our multi-part watchalong of the anime classic, Neon Genesis Evangelion! Vrai, Dee, and special guests Isaac Akers and Lizzie Visitante talk first impressions, the show’s legacy, and how people really need to cut Shinji some slack.
The gang returns for another manga review podcast, this time focusing on single-volume titles! Dee, Vrai, and Caitlin share faves and flops.