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12 Days of Meditations #5: On strong characters (who happen to be female)

Anime is fairly notorious for its treatment of women characters, and even women authors help perpetuate this. This has led some people to clamor for strong female characters in anime, but I’m afraid the term has become an oxymoron of … Continue reading

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The Significance of Hands in Aoi Hana’s OP

I just finished watching Aoi Hana in a couple of extended viewing sessions. It’s worth noting that the OP is top-notch, storyboarded by Kunihiko Ikuhara of Utena and Penguindrum fame. Hands are a very big thing in the OP, which … Continue reading

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