Category Archives: A Day Without Me

The Modern Bystander: Third-Person Orientalism in Kuroshitsuji

The India Arc of Kuroshitsuji gives us a curious case in which the orientalism of the British Empire finds itself being played out by a non-Western storyteller. Continue reading

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Shikabane Hime: Aka Season Review

Normally, I’m not a huge fan of translated titles, but I like the word ‘corpse’, so I’m willing to roll with someone referring to this as ‘Corpse Princess’. Continue reading

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Hakushaku to Yousei Series Review

Argh, no pay-off! Continue reading

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In Defense of Manga Aisle Lurkers

Wait a minute, I type in ‘male pole dancer’ on google image and get five results, but manga nerd generates millions? WTF, mate. Continue reading

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Akutare Matsuri

As if a ton of you didn’t already wish you lived in Japan. Continue reading

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Fun with Stats

This is stupid. Continue reading

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Jigoku Shoujo Mitsuganae Half-Season Review

Alright, I’ll admit it – this show could be absolute crap, and I’d still love it. Continue reading

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