Ruben Ferdinand and Elliot write about Attack On Titan and the aesthetics and affect of fascism. “Fascist ideology places the nation before the individual by formulating the nation as being under constant, outside threat. The only way to deal with this threat is to exterminate it. The threat, […]
At Polygon, Ashley Oh writes about the appeal of Yuri On Ice. “So how is an ice skating anime so popular that it crashed Crunchyroll? Yuri on Ice packages an extremely niche thing into something fascinating — even relatable — for mass audiences. It’s one of the most […]
“Sometimes you are Odysseus and that Game of Thrones marathon is the home you just want to get back to, so your headphones and a properly ripped from YouTube opening theme will have to do till the real Iliad arrives. And when I was saying sometimes, I mean […]
The writers of Women Write About Comics share their problematic favorite characters from comics, manga, anime and tv.
Actor Bunta Sugawara has died. Sugawara is probably best known for his work in Kinji Fukasaku’s The Yakuza Papers/Battles Without Honor And Humanity film series. Sugawara also appeared in Norifumi Suzuki’s Trucker Yaro series, Spirited Away (2001), Tales From Earthsea (2006), Wolf Children (2012) and Kon Ichikawa’s Actress […]
Video of illustrator and character designer Katsuya Terada drawing and talking about his work. (via @aicnanime)