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Abuse in Shoujo by the Numbers: Week 8

Geek Girl Con Report

Last weekend, I attended my final convention of the year: Geek Girl Con. I imagine quite a few of you know of it mainly from the controversy earlier this year when several board members publicly and dramatically quit, but in reality it’s a lovely, small-but-growing convention in Seattle that focuses not on any specific fandom but on creating a space for inclusivity, diversity, and intersectionality in a variety of geeky spaces. 2,106 more words

Analysis

K-Drama Rewind: Boys Over Flowers

Based on the Japanese shōjo manga series Hana Yori Dango, this week’s Grumpy Flashback feature is the fifth TV adaptation of the manga following Taiwan’s Meteor Garden and its sequel Meteor Garden II, and Japan’s Hana Yori Dango and its sequel Hana Yori Dango Returns. 558 more words

Korean Drama

Kdramas: The Gateway Drug

My journey into kdramas started on December 26, 2012. After introducing me to the Korean movie Ahjusshi aka The Man from Nowhere on Netflix, my sister gathered my entire family and insisted we watch… 275 more words

Kdrama

Abuse in Shoujo by the Numbers: Week 7

Whoops, it’s another convention weekend and I’m exhausted and the column is already late so no extra notes this time around!

This Week:
Black Bird vol. 2,094 more words

Analysis

Top 10 Favorite Korean Dramas!

(Important note: all of these are not “dramas” in the sense of very sad, cry-every-episode shows that we have come to know and use the term in Western literature, theater, and film.) 1,852 more words
Blogging

5 Korean Dramas To Get You Started

Korean dramas have been taking over the world recently! Here are 5 korean dramas to get you started on this craze! 830 more words

Recommendations

Abuse in Shoujo by the Numbers: Week 6

Previously

It’s only really assault if he’s a bad guy

This week, Black Bird and Black Rose Alice have a common thread, other than the word “black” in their titles: the presence of a villain. 1,917 more words

Manga