Hey gang! Working away on the next Gankutsuou post but holiday travel has caused delays. So here’s a roundtable I took part in to tide you over.
Inspired by Girlish Number, some of the team decided to take a feminist look at “trash characters” like Chitose. What makes a trash character? What’s the connection between trash characters and other anime archetypes, like moe or chuunibyou? How are male and female trash characters portrayed differently?