Steven Universe – My Thoughts on the Show and Battle of Heart and Mind

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 *Warning this review contains spoilers*

The season 5 finale was the conclusion for the entire series as far as I’m concerned.

Despite the fact that both season 6 and a movie have been confirmed, the entire hour special felt like a disappointing conclusion to the complex themes Steven Universe has built up over the years. Continue reading “Steven Universe – My Thoughts on the Show and Battle of Heart and Mind”

Banana Fish and the Real-World Racial Politics of 1980’s America [AnimeFeminist]

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This article was published on November 7, 2018, on AnimeFeminist.  Banana Fish was probably the most emotionally exhausting series I have ever read.  Despite many painful moments, I was impressed by the immense research Akimi Yoshida did for the series and how she was able to depict how pervasive white supremacy is throughout all sectors of society.  However, those historical events depicted in the series can be painful for new QTBIPOC (Queer, Trans, Black, Indigenous, People of Color) readers.  Please read the original article on AnimeFeminist.