Tag: Anime

Cardcaptor Sakura.

Retrospective Chronicle: Two Female Comic Creators Discuss CLAMP

CLAMP is an all-female group of comic creators from Japan, made up of four manga artists: Nanase Ohkawa, Mokona, Tsubaki Nekoi and Satsuki Igarashi. Originally formed in the mid-80s, their work spans several decades and countless genres, including Cardcaptor Sakura, Chobits, X/1999, Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle, and Magic Knight Rayearth. They’re also the main reason why…

A Silent Voice is a Perfect Film

A Silent Voice (Koe no Katachi)  Naoko Yamada (director), Reiko Yoshida (screenplay), Kazuya Takao (cinematographer), Kengo Shigemura (editor) Miyu Irino, Saori Hayami, Aoi Yūki, Kenshō Ono, Yūki Kaneko (voice cast) Adapted from the manga A Silent Voice by Yoshitoki Ōima October 20, 2017 (USA)

Five Cute Cartoons You Can Stream Right Now

There’s an abundance of great things to watch on streaming services, and sometimes it can be overwhelming. So here at Women Write About Comics, we’ve put together a list of some of the loveliest animated treasures that the internet has to offer! Whether you’re having a low energy day or just need something inspiring to…

Castlevania First episode date: July 7, 2017 Network: Netflix Written by: Warren Ellis Executive producers: Adi Shankar, Fred Seibert, Kevin Kolde, Larry Tanz

Castlevania: All the Gore You Need

Gamers had a lot of reasons to worry when Netflix announced they’d be making a Castlevania animated series. What adaptation have we ever been given that hasn’t disappointed? However, in early July I watched as Vlad Dracula Tepes unleashed his hellish armies upon the human citizens of Wallachia and I could not have been happier.

Queer Anime Fashion

  Let’s talk about anime fashion that depicts queerness. Rather, let’s talk about anime fashion that evokes or depicts queerness while being worn by queer folks. This distinction’s importance is tantamount to the politicizing nature of the construct I’m going to discuss in this article; “Queer Anime Fashion.”

Sailor Moon R Movie - Princess Serenity ©1993 Toei Animation Co. Ltd. ©Naoko Takeuchi/PNP, Toei Animation

Undeniable Comfort and Camaraderie in Sailor Moon R The Movie: Promise of the Rose

Sailor Moon R The Movie: Promise of the Rose Director: Kunihiko Ikuhara Original screenplay: Sukehiro Tomita North American voice cast: Stephanie Sheh, Robbie Daymond, Ben Diskin, Carrie Keranen North American premiere: January 19, 2017 (United States); March 1, 2017 (Canada) It’s the distinctly ’90s thrill of electric guitars and percussion that comes to mind first…