Category Archives: DIGC330 (Digital Asia)

Podcast series: Non-Normative Genders in Anime

For transcripts, click here. For full reference list, click here. Episode One: An Introduction to Non-normative genders in Anime   Episode Two: Hange Zoe and the progressiveness of Attack On Titan   Episode Three: Ruka Urushibara is a transgender woman … Continue reading

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Non-normative genders in Anime Pt. 2

In my initial post (and in my thought process that lead towards creating this project) I made an assumption of tropes based on my limited viewing of anime. My experience of anime is limited due to the few animes I’ve watched … Continue reading

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Non-normative genders in Anime Pt. 1

Through my small introduction to anime, I noticed a pattern in the depiction of gender ambiguous characters. It was particularly the character Grell, from Black Butler, that was the catalyst towards my epiphany that the depiction of gender fluid and transgender characters generally involved them appearing … Continue reading

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Autoethnography Exercise PART TWO: Critical Analysis

Following my viewing of Ladies Room, I’ve reflected on my assumptions and epiphanies from this experience. I’ve also read back on my first post in order to critically analyse my initial reaction. Let’s start with my initial feeling towards the … Continue reading

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Autoethnography Exercise PART ONE: Experience

Throughout my life I have participated in journal writing, experienced introversion and social anxiety and studied sociology. All these experiences have (for better or worse) taught me to be the observer, to be critical of the observer and to reflect on the observer. … Continue reading

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