I’ve been working hard to read as many translated manga with queer themes or characters as possible, so now seems like a good time to share what I’ve managed to find with all of you. There’s a little bit of everything here, from cute romcoms to murder lesbians […]
I'm Vrai Kaiser, writer by profession and analytic nerd for the love of the game. I've been published in online magazine The Alligator, and am currently working to get my first novel published. Here you'll find updates on my work, as well as pop culture analysis, recaps, and reviews. Commentary and requests are always welcome.
This essay was commissioned by @UncleAsriel. You can find out more about commissions here. Watching a new group of artists set out together is a gamble: you look at the strengths they’re already beginning to display, the issues they’re working out how to overcome, and lay your bets […]
The market is tough for those making mobile games—poor App Store formatting, a deluge of burner apps that have little-to-no functionality, and increasingly predatory free-to-play mechanics have made it difficult to find the games that are worth your time. On the other hand, it means that when you […]
You might’ve noticed I’m a bit of a Cronenberg nerd. So here’s me geeking out about what I’d easily call one of his top five.
Over the past month I got together for maybe the best podcast series Anime Feminist has put out so far–certainly the one I’m proudest of, and I say that having been proud to stand behind all the podcasts I’ve been part of for the site. My cohosts had […]
It’s been a while since I saw a movie whose conceit would literally fall apart if it acknowledged queer and trans people existed.
[Link] The People’s Hero (Some People Not Included): The exclusion of queer viewers in LUPIN THE 3rd PART 5
When I reviewed the premiere for LUPIN THE 3rd PART 5, I said I was disappointed to see that the franchise looked like it was sinking back into the slurry of mediocrity that characterized the late ‘90s and 2000s, interested only in updating the aesthetic sheen without tackling any […]