Category Archives: Editorial

Silver Spoon, Animals, and Ethics

Some time ago, I took a course in the English department—Literature, Animals, and Society—that had us read the works of Alice Walker, Roald Dahl, Alice Munro, and others.[1] While literature was emphasized, the main focus actually laid more on animals … Continue reading

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On Kaori Yuki and Gothic Horror

A cult classic mangaka among shoujo manga enthusiasts, Kaori Yuki has published several notable works in the genre, including Angel Sanctuary—my personal favorite. Her manga all have a markedly distinct flavor: gothic horror. This post is a celebration of that … Continue reading

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The Aesthetics behind Eyes Concealment: Long Bangs

by Kai and Yi. Anime has always been a world filled with visuals of thorough imaginations. There are quite a number of interesting anime looks, like the presence of fangs for one, or animal ears. There is however, one other … Continue reading

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Bespectacled: Clearly Seeing the Appeal of Megane

by Shance and Yi. Yi: Shance and I are back to chat a bit about another element of anime couture and character designs. In the past, we have discussed Nekomimi and Hime Cut. In this colloquium, we will talk about … Continue reading

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A Short Discourse on Centaur Wardrobe

With a looming busy academic and traveling schedule—papers, exams, shopping, flying, and all that—let us just horse around a bit and have some light fun tonight. My recent fascination with centaurs all started with an innocuous question from a friend, … Continue reading

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