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.

Anime

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

Manga

Exploring Banana Fish’s Violent, Bizarre World

Identity & self-worth in Hanshin & Iguana Girl

Art style & fashion in shojo manga: a brief look

Movies

Antagonist or hero? The many layers of Lady Eboshi

Miscellaneous

(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


Elsewhere


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

Yatta-Tachi

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