While reverse harems often feature well-developed female protagonists, alluring love interests, and sweet romances, they can also fall into more harmful patterns of depicting passive girls trapped in abusive relationships. Typically, a reverse harem shows its best or worst features in how it portrays its female lead, love interests, and romantic encounters.
The Promised Neverland has garnered well-deserved praise for its twisting narrative, tense story beats, and compelling characters. But this series is more than a page-turning thriller. What begins as a sharply crafted horror story soon reveals itself to be a sophisticated critique on restrictive social practices—including the hellishly limited roles expected of girls
This week: feminism in fashion design, Banana Fish’s resonance for assault survivors, and a retrospective on trailblazing politician Patsy Takemoto Mink.
September means pitching fully into the grind of schoolwork for a lot of people. With such a huge number of anime and manga taking place during and around one’s school years, how do you find the best ones?
Dee, Caitlin, and Vrai celebrate the 69th episode of Chatty AF with Yamada’s First Time: B Gata H Kei! Can an ecchi comedy treat its female characters with respect? The team is gonna find out—and hopefully have a (ah-hem) nice time doing it.
Dee, Caitlin, and Peter check-in on the Summer 2018 season!