I recently joined the otaku group OWLS (Otaku Warriors For Liberty and Self-Respect) that discusses different social issues portrayed in anime. Our theme for February is the infamous Yuri On Ice!!! and the concept of "flight." Our prompt for this month is: “An individual takes flight when there is a goal, a dream, or an … Continue reading Would Yuri and Viktor’s Relationship Be Accepted In Their Own Countries? Homosexuality In Japan and Russia (OWLS February Blog Tour)
I have been awarded the Blogger's Recognition Award by Matt In The Hat! Thank you so much! :3 This is my first award on WordPress and I couldn't be happier. Here are the award rules: Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to their blog. Write a post to show your award. … Continue reading Blogger Recognition Award + 6 Months of Blogging!
When most people think of witches, the first thing that probably comes to their mind is a creepy old hag with over-sized moles, or the infamous Wicked Witch of The West from Wizard Of Oz. In Western culture, the term witch and witchcraft is synonymous with evil. Even in modern times, witches are associated with … Continue reading Izetta: The Last Witch- Representing A Positive Image of Witchcraft
Although 2016 was a very difficult year for the world and for me personally, it certainly delivered when it came to enjoyable anime. There were fantastic stories, great slice 0f life experiences, moe shows, and some groundbreaking yuri and other LGBT shows. I focus mostly on the latter- anime with cute girls and yuri … Continue reading Rai’s Recommendations: Anime Titles From 2016
The first season of Euphonium made a huge impression among yuri fans, who ship the two main characters, Kumiko and Reina. As the first season progressed, the two girls grow closer and Kumiko confesses to Reina, who already has a love interest. With the second season approaching, fans were excited to see if anything would … Continue reading The End of Euphonium 2- Hints At Kumiko’s True Feelings For Asuka
The anime season of Fall 2016 brought with it yuri, cute girls, and mayhem. Among these were many genre-defying shows that included new and unique elements. Although I enjoyed every series I watched, some were better than others. Here is my list of the best and worst of the cutesy and moe shows I watched. … Continue reading Fall Anime 2016- The Best and The Worst
In my previous analysis, I explored female gender roles in the Victorian Era and discussed how Lizzy Midford from Black Butler fit into the social norms of the time. Based on the beginning of the manga and the three seasons of the anime that have been released so far, my conclusion was mixed. At the … Continue reading Is Lizzy A Proper Lady? Part 2- An Analysis of Black Butler And The Gender Roles Of The Victorian Era