Category Archives: Anime

Anime and the Treatment of Women

For those unfamiliar, anime refers to the animation (or cartoons) of Japan, manga refers to the graphic novels (or comic books) of Japan and doujinshi refers to the small self published comics of Japan. Now that the basic terminology is … Continue reading

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Gender Roles in Superhero Culture

First things first: For those of you who are unfamiliar with the term “gender bending”,  the simple way of explaining it is a person who actively transgresses, or “bends,” expected and stereotypical gender roles. About a week ago, I found … Continue reading

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For the Anime (lovers) Among Us…

This is the intro to a Japanese anime show called “Ouran High School Host Club”.  It’s a manga series by Bisco Hatori and was my introduction to the anime genre about two weeks ago.  I had heard about anime but … Continue reading

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