Category Archives: Anime/ Manga

Witchcraft and Occult Philosophy in Flying Witch — lystlesse

So witchy! While performance of witchcraft in Flying Witch is sparse, it would have been enough for executions in the 15th-early 16th century. The defining blueprint for witch-hunts at the time, the Malleus Maleficarum (Hammer of Witches, 1486) traces all … Continue reading

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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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Tari Tari: On Passion

Prom was in a month, and all the high school seniors were scrambling to find dates, lest someone ends up a loner in this momentous dance of our lives—well, for those without partner, girlfriend, boyfriend, or implicit best friend at … 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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