In this episode, we took a break from Michiko to Hatchin in order to discuss what learning Japanese was like for Womxn of Color and Non-Binary folks of Color and what advice we would give to new language learners. Please listen to this episode on AnimeFeminist.
This article was originally published on AnimeComplexiumon June 13, 2016, but I loved this piece so much that I decided to republish an updated version on the ShojoPower website on June 2, 2017, after AnimeComplexium was shut down.
This review focused on the mini history on how Sayo Yamamoto got inspired to make Michiko to Hatchin and how the series was able to discuss the complex racial hierarchies in Latin America and the Carribean through fictional Brazil. Please check out this article on ShojoPower.