Do We Need the Terms Shonen/Shoujo/Seinen/Josei Anymore?

This is a reply to this Anime News Network article. If you were around when I was putting out an article a week, you’ll remember I kept stumbling over the idea of gender-based demographics, most notably through this post. …Well, the topic’s back again. Considering the biggest demographic categories are only for the ends of... Continue Reading →

Why Aren’t There Enough Good Female Lead Characters?

I'm replying to Karandi's post from a while back, so see here for some context. By "good", Karandi asks for a "well-developed" character and by "main", she wants a protagonist. We could go all sorts of places with this question... The main reason why there aren't...this reason I'm thinking here is a bit of a... Continue Reading →

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