Re: Anime was not a mistake.

This reblog is actually a guest post I wrote for Beneath the Tangles!

This article today is a guest post from Simok of Moonlight Mixtape. …

via Anime was not a mistake. — Beneath the Tangles


Re: What’s the Matter with Moe? An Inside Look


Previously, The Mary Sue argued that we should be critical of ‘objectification’ by ignoring contexts of characterization and treating anime girls as no more than objects in the first place. Now they want the community to be ‘critical about cuteness’, as they vaguely denounce the ‘adult male’ viewership of moe as misogynistic, and conclude that moe is ‘alienating’ for those who want to see ‘real women’ in anime, and not the lovable and hyperreal figures modern Japanese culture is full of.

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