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

Source: 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)


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 🎉 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

Happy New Year!

Source: Where we’re at: It is officially 2022! Not to jinx us all, but 🤞🤞that this year isn’t a continuation of the you-know-what that’s been going on for the last two years (I guess it will officially be 2 years by March). Last week’s post did a run-down of some things that happened last year and this week hasn’t changed that so “where we’re at” is … Continue reading Happy New Year!

Animation Made Weird – Male Pregnancy

(Screenshot/Netflix, “Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans” from the Tales of Arcadia) By: Anonymous | @tavmedia​ I’ve been told I can rant, so here I go.  I have been watching western animation for a long time, and for some reason, in long-lasting shows, you get an episode of Male Pregnancy. MPreg, as fanfiction writers have dubbed it, is not a new thing. Doing it well, however, is … Continue reading Animation Made Weird – Male Pregnancy