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Short Stories & Articles


Short Stories

The Misadventures of Comic Book Girl, Great Smokies Review

The Blank Space, Headwaters Creative Arts Magazine

Selected Articles

‘The Courage to Speak’: Mental Illness and Recovery in Natsume’s Book of Friends, Anime Feminist

From Evil Twins to Monthly Girls’: The evolution of the mangaka Izumi Tsubaki, Anime Feminist

The Influence of Magical Girls on Western Animation, Epicstream

6 Essential Stories for Understanding the Magical Girl Genre, Epicstream

4 Examples of Social Allegories in Fantastical Fiction: The Good, the Bad and The Ugly, Epicstream

The History and Importance of Girls’ Manga, Epicstream

13 Action-Packed Girls’ Manga with Awesome Leading Ladies, Epicstream

Epicstream Collected Works (All Articles), Epicstream

 6 Insulting Movie Adaptations of Strong Female Characters, Cracked

5 Insane Things Comic Books Believe Women’s Bodies Can Do, Cracked

A Girl’s Gotta Have Guts: Representation of Women in Hiromu Arakawa’s Manga, The Mary Sue

The Philosophy of Fullmetal Alchemist’s Hiromu Arakawa, The Mary Sue

Get to Know a Manga Artist: The Unstoppable Hiromu Arakawa, The Mary Sue

Shining Seinen Part 1: Leading Ladies in Anime and Manga for Men, The Mary Sue

Shining Seinen Part 2: Leading Ladies in Anime and Manga for Men, The Mary Sue

Josei Gems: Anime for Adult Women, The Mary Sue