One of the cool things about a person in my racket – I’m a professor of Communication – is you can see the stuff we talk about in class coming out in anime and manga. Right? Art imitates life, right? Well, in a way it has to. If you are trying to write a believable […]Read more "Fun With School: Citrus"
Citrus is the story of two teen-aged girls falling in love. I’d like to be profounder than that, but that’s what it boils down to. It has some problematic issues starting with the fact Mei and Yuzu Aihara are step-sisters, so legally, although not biologically, they’re involved with incest, but through volume four of the […]Read more "The Power of Two: Mei and Yuzu"
Okay, after last week’s interlude, I’m back on the character interaction kick. If I’m boring you, sorry. But that’s how it is. As of late, when I look at an anime, what I see is patterns in the characters. (*heavy sigh*) It’s SO BORING. Nah, it’s not, really. I’ve been talking about stable trios of […]Read more "The Power of Three, Basic: Citrus"