Tag: yaoi

  • What’s the Deal with Queerbait in Anime?

    Have you ever had an idea that just sounds like you’re about to kick a hornets’ nest, and you just decide to do it anyway? Yeah, me neither. I’ve been thinking about this for about as long as I’ve been an anime fan. It’s no secret that the medium has always had a niche set […]

  • Sasaki & Miyano: Pure Cotton Candy Fluff

    Studio: Studio Deen Director: Shinji Ishihara Streaming on: Funimation I’ve been wracking my brain. I wrote an essay about Given, where I disparaged the musical romance for failing to offer up any good music or romance. To sum it up, romance anime is an oversaturated market, so yaoi gets a crap hand; if you aren’t […]

  • Given Plays a Flat Tune

    This started as a completely different essay. I wanted to write about how good and compelling music anime can be; my problem was that I didn’t have enough music anime to write about. I’ve already gone on about Your Lie in April and Those Snow White Notes, and I’m saving K-On for a rainy day […]