Posts on Neon Genesis Evangelion

PROTO-GENDO

Read this »

Is there a place for real women in anime?

Women have a hard time in the media, just as in some areas of society. Anime’s no different. In fact, I’m sure it’s worse than most. I’m also sure there are plenty of issues at play — especially Japanese cultural ones, not to mention most anime’s lack of originality —  but it’s a bit depressing. […]

Read this »

Welcome Back or: what color are your glasses now?

Sorry to invoke anime’s greatest ending. This post isn’t about Gunbuster. But it will do nicely in lieu of a birthday post that I never put up (short version: I’m old). Oh, the humanity and mortality of it all. Re-watching anime, like any visual entertainment, can give you new perspective on it just from the […]

Read this »

It takes a fanboy

I would say it takes a village, but seriously, how does a village of fanboys get anything done? Aw, hell, I wrote a book.

Read this »