It scrapes and breathes.

I'd like to say it rattles, but it's far too firm a grip for that; I'd like to say it pushes me to action, but all too often I find myself isolated and afraid. There's this monster inside of me, you see, and it can strike at any moment; it makes mountains out of mole … Continue reading It scrapes and breathes.

The Girls Like Me (or “How Anime Portrays Girls Like Me”)

This is ♪♪JUST A SHOUJO GIRL LIVING IN THE RE-AL WORLD~~~♪♪ PT. 3 Please press play. The Girls Like Me My high school friends would call me "innocent." But, from what I grew up observing, "innocent" never meshed with "capable" or "desirable." It seems to me that, in the West, this capable woman is calm, cool, and … Continue reading The Girls Like Me (or “How Anime Portrays Girls Like Me”)