Fantastical fiction is an ideal space for working through complex real-world issues using the frame of allegory, metaphor, and a little bit of magic. Yurikuma Arashi is one such series, a step detached from reality but with something to say about real-world problems: broadly about bigotry and ignorance, but also more specifically about homophobia and the societal stigmas queer women face.
A new season is upon us, which means fresh new anime hot out the oven! There are still a few stragglers this season, but now that we’ve gone through the main premiere rush, it’s time to get them all in one room together.
This week: how internment camps for immigrants repeat the atrocities the US committed against Japanese-Americans during WWII, fandom’s problem with sexualizing slavery, and a Kase-san OVA review.
Good news, everyone! We’ve contracted with a web designer and developer team to completely overhaul the Anime Feminist website in time for our second birthday on October 11th! You’ll be hearing all about this over the next few months, but right now our designer has given us some homework, and we could use your help.
Part 2 of the 4-part watchalong of Den-noh Coil with Caitlin, Vrai, and Peter! They get existential over AI, groan over pigtail pulling, and shed a few tears over techno-dinos.
The first episode of our four-part watchalong of Den-noh Coil with Caitlin, Vrai, and Peter!