Recommended Watch: WUZU Clay ASMR

By: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting With finals week just around the corner, I’ve been listening to a lot of ASMR playlists filled with classical music, rain sounds, and crackling fireplaces. Somewhere along the way, I ran into WUZU Clay’s channel–specifically, the video above. I’m not sure exactly why it suddenly came up in the autoplay on my YouTube. It’s not something I would typically … Continue reading Recommended Watch: WUZU Clay ASMR

Hotel Transylvania 4 –  I’m Disappointed (SPOILER WARNING?)

By: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting Look–I know this is late but I had to stew on my thoughts, okay? Okay. Great, let’s go: Once more I find myself leaving a movie viewing sincerely disappointed. My first issue with Transformania, the fourth installment of the Hotel Transylvania series, was with the singular Amazon Prime release. Overlooking that, the movie itself was set up to be … Continue reading Hotel Transylvania 4 –  I’m Disappointed (SPOILER WARNING?)

TOMORROW: FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!

Hello, Everyone! Tomorrow is FREE COMIC BOOK DAY (FCBD)! You can check out some of the hottest releases that will be coming from publishers for FCBD at the official(?) website here: https://www.freecomicbookday.com/catalog You can also find which store/stores near you will be participating through the website’s store locator, which I’ve also linked here: https://www.freecomicbookday.com/StoreLocator Happy Reading! Continue reading TOMORROW: FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!

Ascendance of a Bookworm: I Don’t Understand Its Popularity

By: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting A few years ago, I read the beginning volumes of Ascendance of a Bookworm. I thought it was okay, but there was nothing in particular that hooked me. The explanations felt like the kind of tutorials and information I’d see in a Dr. Stone story, and the characters were as unrecognizable to me as almost any other reincarnation/isekai I … Continue reading Ascendance of a Bookworm: I Don’t Understand Its Popularity

The Electric Black Guy Trope: A Short Introduction to the Discussion (Analysis)

Source: https://www.netflix.com/title/80178687 By: Peggy Sue Wood | @pswediting It’s Black History Month, and I wanted to share a topic that came up in my animation program recently.  If you read a lot of comics, you are probably already aware of some tropes within the medium or genres that you like. I, for example, read a LOT of isekai, and I’ve been able to divide it by premise … Continue reading The Electric Black Guy Trope: A Short Introduction to the Discussion (Analysis)

“Crunchylist”?!?!

By: Casea Smith | @coffeewithkrow​ There I was, casually perusing Crunchyroll looking for anime to watch (as one does). Merrily, I read descriptions, judged cover art, and made my assessments. When I was suddenly struck with waves of confusion as I was distracted for I couldn’t find the “Add To Watchlist” button. “What was so distracting?” You conveniently ask. Well! It was an option I … Continue reading “Crunchylist”?!?!

Welcome to the team, Beata!

Source: A gift I received from a Secret Santa, depicting Wakaba Shinohara from Revolutionary Girl Utena This week Casea and I are happy to welcome Beata Garrett to the team! Beata emailed me on Tuesday night and asked about joining our team. Beata is a talented writer who has published before at Anime Feminist and on a blog of her own. Beata will be joining us here at The … Continue reading Welcome to the team, Beata!

Update – Editorial Guidelines

Hello, everyone! We officially updated our editorial guidelines and set a format for our long form posts 😄 It’s in a tagged page on theanimeview.com 🎉 As for putting the guidelines into a blog post, well… I’m sorry for the length of the post—but now that it’s up we shouldn’t be messing with it or adding too much more. Anyway—HAPPY NEW YEAR and thank you … Continue reading Update – Editorial Guidelines