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Anime Feminist: Tackling anime's gender bias

TV | Wide Angle Jan 24, 2019

Anime Feminist: Tackling anime's gender bias

by Matt Schley

Over the past few years, there has been more mainstream recognition of the idea that discourse is better served when it is expanded outside the sole realm of heterosexual, white, cisgender men. That's true of major forums, and no less true when it comes ...

Marie Kondo's new TV series cleans up

TV | Wide Angle Jan 17, 2019

Marie Kondo's new TV series cleans up

by Patrick ST. Michel

Marie Kondo is the type of person you wouldn't initially expect lots of people to go crazy over. In the cleaning consultant and best-selling author's new Netflix show, "Tidying Up with Marie Kondo," she simply lays out the basics of her "KonMari" method of ...

Anime in 2018 saw serious cash but no surprise hits

TV Dec 13, 2018

Anime in 2018 saw serious cash but no surprise hits

by Matt Schley

What do a 24-year-old child detective, a group of seriously laid-back campers and anthropomorphic blood cells have in common? 2018, that's what. "Anime is a medium, not a genre" is a common refrain, and in a field as diverse as Japan's animation industry, it can ...

Rainy season is a great time to binge-watch anime

TV | Wide Angle May 31, 2018

Rainy season is a great time to binge-watch anime

by Matt Schley

The anime season that began in April is winding down, meaning that those who prefer to wait and ingest their anime in one flat-out, high-speed burn are starting to look around for series to binge. This season saw several classic franchises get a high-tech makeover, ...