Anime

May
20
A Future in Wallachia: Castlevania's Unexpected Hope

A Future in Wallachia: Castlevania's Unexpected Hope

Through nudging each of its characters towards a path of their own, Castlevania's final season provides us with a much needed drop of hope.
4 min read
Nov
15
Still Stuck in the System: Misplaced Optimism in Deca-Dence

Still Stuck in the System: Misplaced Optimism in Deca-Dence

Deca-Dence offers a compelling story of breaking free from corporate rule - but unfortunately stops short of committing to an alternative.
4 min read
Nov
07
Big Tech & Workers' Rights in Little Witch Academia

Big Tech & Workers' Rights in Little Witch Academia

In Episode 14 of Little Witch Academia, magitronics developer Croix's sabotage of the negotiations between Luna Nova's witches and worker faeries reveals how the tech industry acts in the interests of the elite.
6 min read
Sep
22
Dreaming of Online Community in Bofuri

Dreaming of Online Community in Bofuri

Through embracing gaming-newbie Kaede's original, atypical approach to the hit MMORPG NewWorld Online, Bofuri presents a more inclusive future for online play.
4 min read
May
30
Ghosts Politics & Neoliberal Identity

Ghosts Politics & Neoliberal Identity

Motoko resists neoliberal identity politics by accepting the Puppet Master's wager and rejecting Cartesian mind-body dualism.
5 min read
May
16
Solidarity and Song in Carole & Tuesday

Solidarity and Song in Carole & Tuesday

Carole & Tuesday shows us the radical potential of solidarity through music, but can it convince us to hope as well?
5 min read