With a myriad of of erotic games in existence—many of them featuring questionable consent or sexual assault—both the writing and gameplay of Cute Demon Crashers refreshingly embody the core principles of sex positivity, making for a uniquely positive player experience.
There’s a lot to love about Code: Realize, but a major part of its appeal is its heroine. While many otome games have meek, passive heroines, Cardia grows into an active protagonist who takes control of her own narrative. A significant part of this transformation comes when she trades in her gown for pants, a rare and welcome move for female characters all across anime.
This week: the effects of white foreigner fetishization for Asian American students in Japan, anti-Blackness in the cosplay community, and bad behavior by male Love Live! fans in Japan.
RightStuf is having a Pride Sale this month. Which is great! The series it chose to market were… a little less great. So, to offer recommendations to people looking for good series this pride: what are your faves?
Part 3 of the 4-part watchalong of Ouran High School Host Club with Amelia, Dee, and special guests Alexis Pratt and Isaac Akers! Refreshing points are both given and revoked as the team travels through cute B&Bs, surprise department stores, touching flashbacks, and…sigh. Lobelia Academy again.
Unleash your inner rage panda and join Dee, Caitlin, and Vrai as they discuss corporate criticism, kawaii culture, dating debacles, and the fabulous female friendships of Aggretsuko, the surprise gem of the spring season.