After the Rain has sparked many a conversation about the lines between ethical fantasy, how age gap media is targeted (and how you can tell), and the romanticizing or normalizing of potentially predatory behavior. Many have argued that AtR is a light and harmless fantasy show meant to […]
Premiere season is finally winding down, meaning it’s time for me to crawl under a rock and sleep for a week. In the meantime, this also means I can do a single post for everything I reviewed this season. Short version: the season started out strong with some […]
This essay was commissioned by May Walsh, who requested an essay about Penny Dreadful season 1. You can learn more about commissions here. Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: a young woman buys a house. It is haunted, perhaps by a ghost or only by the […]
What better way to move into the year than by staring determinedly backward at the year that was? I did several write-ups about the Fall 2017 season and the year in anime as a whole, as well as some podcasting for those of you looking for an audio […]
The intro is here. We’ve reached the end of a road.
I am incredibly proud of this piece–perhaps one of the best I’ve ever written. If it leads to new awareness in the industry, I’ll be happy. Land of the Lustrous has proven to be a sleeper hit of the Fall 2017 season, with its beautiful melding of CG and […]
The intro is here. We’re going to finish these before the end of the year, watch and see.