Category Archives: Editorials

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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That’s Not Yuri: Maria-sama ga Miteru

Readying myself for the angry hordes. Continue reading

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Issues of Morality in Jigoku Shoujo

In which the moral issues surrounding damning someone to hell are examined, and I (briefly) talk about why I dislike Death Note despite enjoying the somewhat similar Jigoku Shoujo. Continue reading

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Shattered Angels License Rescue

THANK YOU GOD! Continue reading

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Resolutions for 2009

I would start off with a solemn swear to stop using the Gregorian calendar, but too many people would start whining if I switched to the Julian one. 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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Adventures in Nerd Land

Or, uh, the manga section at Borders. Continue reading

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