Category Archives: Guest Posts

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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Successful Dress: Joshiraku’s Personality Costuming

by AJtheFourth. Regardless of what one decides to wear, and regardless of whether one is actively aware of it or not, one projects an image to those who see them. Without ever speaking, one’s clothing informs passersby of one’s personality, … Continue reading

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Yuri – A Subtle or Pure Love?

by Kai. In yuri franchises, there are undeniably ones where the girls love each other to the utmost affection, and they themselves even admit and confess to their lovers. Other yuri media prefer subtle hints to pure confessions. Which would … Continue reading

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The Machinations of Gender Dualisms

by Aelysium. “Cyborg imagery can suggest a way out of the maze of dualisms in which we have explained our bodies“ – Donna Haraway [A Cyborg Manifesto] After re-watching Ghost in the Shell (GiTS), I started considering femininity in sci-fi. … Continue reading

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