Essays & +

A compilation of every analysis or essay I did, either here or on other websites. They’re organized by medium, more or less in chronological order.


What My Hero Academia ignores with the absence of female mentors

Spot the purple: Death, mystery and the otherworldly

The women of Legend of the Galactic Heroes

Spot the yellow: Obsession, danger & innocence in Utena

Eiji’s the sun: staying by his side


Exploring Banana Fish’s Violent, Bizarre World

Identity & self-worth in Hanshin & Iguana Girl

Art style & fashion in shojo manga: a brief look


Antagonist or hero? The many layers of Lady Eboshi


(Include mediums other than anime and manga in a significant way.)

More than Friends, More than Lovers: Exploring Ash and Eiji’s Love

The Moon & The Lynx: playing with gendered character archetypes

An Unforgettable Holiday: A look at Japan’s love for Audrey Hepburn


Anime Feminist

My Fave is Problematic: Ranma 1/2

How Yuri!!! On ICE helped me understand myself

Gender Inequity in My Hero Academia

Demolishing the Demographic Double Standard: Why more manga “for boys” need to treat their girls better

On Your Side: Support networks in March comes in like a lion


Puffy AmiYumi: The Iconic and Multifaceted Duo

5 Fearsome Women In Japanese Horror Stories

Sannin Musume: The Biggest Female Stars of The Early Post-War Era