Essays

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Conventions/Fan Culture

Sakura Con 2014: Objectification in Anime: Agency, Nudity, and What It All Means
Sakura Con 2016 Report
S
akura Con 2016: Interview with Rie Matsumoto and Toshihiro Kawamoto Part 1 and Part 2
S
akura Con 2016: Romance and Abuse in Shoujo Manga and Anime Panel Transcript Part 1, 2, 3, 4

Otakon 2016: Awesome Women Making Anime

Bakuman

Baku-“Man Smart, Woman Dumb”
Baku-“Man Dream Big, Need Supportive Woman”
Baku-“Man Have Drive, Woman Give In Easy”

Fushigi Yugi

Simulwatchathon: Introduction
Simulwatchathon: The Girl of Legend/The Priestess of Suzaku
Simulwatchathon: The Seven Stars of Suzaku/Missing Love
Simulwatchathon: Bewildered Heartbeat/If I Die…
Simulwatchathon: Going Home/Brief Parting
Simulwatchathon: Enemies Unseen/Looking for Yui

Kiss Him, Not Me 
Sexual Assault and Subversiveness in Kiss Him, Not Me

Love Hina

My Tsundere Life

Maison Ikkoku

The Mourning After

Miss Hokusai 
Missing Miss Hokusai

Ore Monogatari

Their Love Story
The Iron Lily

Paradise Kiss

A Coming of Agency Tale
Modeling Agency
The Lost Girls

Persona 4

Reach Out to the Truth

Please Tell Me! Galk0-chan

The Grossest Educational Anime You’ll Ever Watch
No Middle Sliders: Body Type in Anime

Princess Mononoke
Spirited Away by Princess Mononoke

Ranma 1/2

My Tsundere Life

Revolutionary Girl Utena

Utena and the Four Horsemen of the Patriarchy: Introduction
Utena and the Four Horsemen of the Patriarchy: Saionji and Violent Control Through Abuse
Utena and the Four Horsemen of the Patriarchy: Miki and the Virgin/Whore Complex
Utena and the Four Horsemen of the Patriarchy: Juri and Internalized Misogyny
Utena and the Four Horsemen of the Patriarchy: Touga and Gender Essentialism

Shirobako

No Middle Sliders: Body Type in Anime

Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju

It’s a Man’s, Man’s, Man’s, Man’s World
The What and Why of “Wa”

Snow White with the Red Hair

Snow White with the Kind of Boring Anime Series

Spirited Away
Spirited Away by Princess Mononoke

Tiger and Bunny

Rad and Bad Anime Dads

The Woman Called Fujiko Mine

Who is the Woman Called Fujiko Mine? Part One and Two

Yuri!! On Ice
The Women of Yuri on Ice

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