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Cross-Dressing in Anime and Manga

This past April, the ever-amazing Leah of The Lobster Dance and I gave a panel on cross-dressing in anime and manga at Sakura-Con in Seattle. Because we had an enormous turnout and not enough time to say everything we wanted to say, we decided to expand our talk and post it online. 1,022 more words


Hourou Musuko Review

Representation in anime is so narrow, yet it attracts such a wide and varied audience. This is a paradox that can only be explained by the wide range of emotions anime explores which nearly everybody is familiar with. 476 more words


Some Cool Anime That You May Have Never Heard Of (Part 1)

So I thought it’d be cool to list some anime that doesn’t really get much mention, but is pretty damn good. Because the previous executives at the anime club never wanted to show anime that was too mainstream, we ended up watching a lot of series that I had never heard of before, and maybe you haven’t either. 838 more words


Untangled: Wandering Son and Perspectives on LGBT Issues

From the very beginning, I intended this blog to be a place, a destination, a home, rather than simply a source about anime and our unique perspectives on it.  801 more words


Revealing and Concealing Identities: Cross-Dressing in Anime and Manga, Part 5

Wandering Son: What You Can’t See

Part 4 here. Throughout this series, we’ve mentioned the difference between positive reactions to temporary, Carnival-esque cross-dressing and the transphobic and especially transmisogynistic negative reactions experienced by people who cross-dress more permanently or who are transgender. 1,957 more words