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An Homage To Feminine Male Characters (And The Women Who Voice Them)

An Homage To Feminine Male Characters (And The Women Who Voice Them)

It has long been a fascination that the shonen manga industry has allowed male characters who are not typically masculine to be interesting, complex, and relatable characters, as well as allowing women to take on the roles of young men. Read More »

Thank You, Hayao Miyazaki

Thank You, Hayao Miyazaki

As we grow older, we are forced to accept the fact that those people who helped to form our childhood are also getting older. We are made to understand that being influential does not make one immortal, at least not in a literal sense. And so, thou... Read More »

Why Hollywood Needs to Stay Out of Anime (At Least For Now)

Why Hollywood Needs to Stay Out of Anime (At Least For Now)

Media apologists everywhere would have you believe that Hollywood only runs the way that it does because of this concept called "marketability." We could never have Asian-American headliners in an Akira movie because we don't have enough big-name As... Read More »

Where (Comic Book) Art Meets Philosophy: A 1000 Ideas By 100 Manga Artists Review

Where (Comic Book) Art Meets Philosophy: A 1000 Ideas By 100 Manga Artists Review

A review of the art book: 1,100 Ideas By 100 Manga Artists Read More »

A Year With Amazing Stories: My Anime Blogiversary!

A Year With Amazing Stories: My Anime Blogiversary!

Morgana Santilli reflects on a year of posts and blogging. Happy Blogiversary! Read More »

Is the Anime Renaissance Upon Us?

Is the Anime Renaissance Upon Us?

An examination of the world of anime in its current state and with its current offerings. Read More »

Have You Heard About Anime Jesus?: A Saint Young Men Review

Have You Heard About Anime Jesus?: A Saint Young Men Review

Religious figures and anime make for a provocative mix. Read More »

Dandy Delivers the Goods, Baby

Dandy Delivers the Goods, Baby

A look at Space Dandy, a new anime series. Read More »

Why “I Don’t Like Anime” Doesn’t Really Make Sense

Why “I Don’t Like Anime” Doesn’t Really Make Sense

Morgana Santilli discusses etiquette of how to say you aren't interested in anime, and the prejudice you show in saying you don't like anime. Read More »

Characters That Will Always Remain

Characters That Will Always Remain

Is anime a way for some of us to retain our childhood fancies? Or do we recognize ourselves in the characters we've chosen to admire? Morgana Santilli discusses her reasons for her favorite characters when she was younger and how her preference have ... Read More »

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