It’s been a while since I wrote about The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, but what astonishes me about it is that every time you think about it, you see something you hadn’t noticed going on before. I mean, not even Cowboy Bebop is THAT rich. But what got me thinking about it again, bizarrely, was […]Read more "Character (Re)analysis: Haruhi Suzumiya"
Whenever I start a post about animation I say that animation is something I talk too little about here. I mean, the deal here is that I’m looking at anime and manga from my twin viewpoints of being a writer and being a trained animator. (I’m actually an untrained writer, so that distinction matters.) But […]Read more "Computer Animation: Ghost in the Shell SAC 2045"
I didn’t have this one ready for Pride Month. Sorry about that. But I wrote it during Pride Month. Does that count? One of the things that routinely bugs me is the treatment of transsexual characters in anime. Now, it might be hard to believe about a country that created a medium full of yuri […]Read more "Character Analysis: Lili Hoshikawa"