Saturday Morning Cartoons: The Token Foreigner, Part 3 – Westaboos and Half-Japanese Characters in Anime

Coming from its Japan-loving counterpart “weeaboo”, a “westaboo” is one who is obsessed with Europe or America/American Culture/Cartoons/Comics etc. and assumes everything made in the west is superior to everything else in the world. Characters in Japanese anime that use western imagery, culture, or language despite not having anything to do with said countries can sometimes…

Saturday Morning Cartoons: Shame September – I like “Ouran High School Host Club,” but not its fans

Sci-Friday’s columnist, Sarah Lawrence, has dubbed this month “Shame September” where we will watch and review movies or TV shows that we are ashamed to have never seen. As an added disclaimer to the fans of this anime, please don’t kill me. Over the years, many people, including several friends, have tried to get me to watch…