[Discourse] The failed feminism of 18if

Sparse as it was, the Summer 2017 anime season did bring us a number of ambitious projects. For instance, A Centaur’s Life attempted to tackle themes of racism, disability rights, and queer sexuality through its monster girl metaphors. Meanwhile, the conclusion of Re:CREATORS spoke to the changing nature of author-audience …

[AniFemTalk] Adapting classic manga

Over the weekend it was announced that Banana Fish—a crime manga from the 1980s that was one of the few to feature prominent gay characters (albeit in some problematic ways)—will be getting an anime adaptation in 2018. Let’s open the doors a little wider.