Saturday Morning Cartoons: The Token Foreigner, Part 1 – The Portrayal of Non-Japanese Characters in Anime

As I have probably mentioned before in previous articles, I live in Japan. I am originally from America, but came to Japan to work as an assistant English teacher. Living in Japan has been great, and I truly enjoy it here, but I would be lying if I said there weren’t downsides to being one…

Rooster Illusion Enters the Terrible Twos

Yeah, you read that right. This blog is now old enough to drive. Or walk, or…oh, who even remembers? The point is, we’re still here. It’s been a wild ride, with new writers and recaps and merchandise. We’ve laughed, we’ve cried (I mean, I haven’t, but I’m sure someone has), we’ve written drunk and edited hungover.…