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Starting a new channel: First video is up!

Hey there!

Just like I talked about a few days ago, I made a video based on one of the first articles of this blog. It’s the first time I record by myself, and I had a little difficulty with my mic in terms of volume/mouth-to-mic distance/cursed background noise. Also, I cringe every time I listen to my voice (I’m an awkward nerd). But!… I think this turned out pretty well. I certainly had a lot of fun editing!

Hope you guys enjoy it!

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A video on Lady Eboshi, tanukis and queer media

First of all, thanks to all the people who participated on my survey! I’m really thankful. It’s still open by the way, especially if you feel like suggesting some topics.

I’ll be releasing my first video soon. It will be an updated version of one of the first articles of this blog about Lady Eboshi, from Hayao Miyazaki’s Princess Mononoke (which I now find lacking). Look forward to it!

Some sources I’m using in my work

One interesting link to check out is on shirabyoushi. Their appearance have lead some people to link Lady Eboshi to them, often believing they were prostitutes. I’m unsure why people think that (although I have some theories), but they actually were female entertainers that performed traditional Japanese dances, always in men’s clothes. Some were concubines, but that was not their intended purpose as shirabyoushi.

“Ecofeminism” isn’t a word I heard often, but this a long article examining Lady Eboshi through that perspective. I don’t entirely agree with it, mind you, but I can’t deny it’s a very interesting take.

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