[AniFemTalk] Anime-inspired cartoons

Neo Yokio is the latest western work to be inspired by anime, but it’s far from the only one. As kids who got into anime during the ’90s boom grow up and make their own shows, more and more anime influences are being reflected in western media. What are the …

[AniFemTalk] Rewriting problematic stories

Over the weekend we released a podcast about the Netflix Death Note movie and lamented the wasted opportunity to tell a story about the harmfulness of white privilege (and to have less misogyny than the original instead of just a different kind of misogyny). The world is rife with stories …

[Podcast] Chatty AF 22: 2017 Convention Coverage

Amelia, Caitlin, and Peter discuss their experiences at Otakon, AnimeFest, and Crunchyroll Expo, including convention culture, events, panels, and special guests!     0:00:00 Intros 0:02:00 Past experiences with conventions 0;10:00 Con evolution 0:13:26 How has being a feminist affected con going? 0:19:00 Feminist programming at conventions 0:28:10 Conventions as …

[AniFemTalk] Favorite Miyazaki Heroines

Fathom Events is replaying several of Hayao Miyazaki’s films on the big screen this fall, which seems like a great time to take a stroll down memory lane. Who’s your favorite Miyazaki heroine? Which movies spoke to you as a kid? As an adult? How well have Miyazaki’s films held …