• Star Trek Is About Hope and Gay Sulu Gives Us That

    Star Trek Is About Hope and Gay Sulu Gives Us That0

    This month marks the release of Star Trek Beyond and, as the title actually suggests, it will take a fan favourite where no character (at least in Hollywood Star Trek cannon) has gone before – the first openly gay man, in the form of helmsman Hikaru Sulu played by actor John Cho. Sexuality has been

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  • Can a Bad Anime Be Art? Heat Guy J

    Can a Bad Anime Be Art? Heat Guy J0

    Heat Guy J was a twenty-six episode animated series that aired in Japan in 2002 and wasn’t particularly well-received. For whatever reason, possibly in recognition of the positive reception director Kazuki Akane had previously enjoyed in the West through Escaflowne, it was exported anyway. Box sets with dub and sub experiences available were later sold

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  • [NSFW] Moon Over June Offers Vulvas and Nothing Else

    [NSFW] Moon Over June Offers Vulvas and Nothing Else1

    Moon Over June is super problematic. Several websites have called it out for its anti-Japanese sentiments from a Japanese character, the fact that the Ob-Gyn character is aroused by her pregnant patients, and the goofy facial expressions of the characters. Reading it for the purpose of reviewing, it taught me a valuable lesson: Sometimes it is

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