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No Ghost in this Shell

No Ghost in this Shell

Discussions and controversy over whitewashing and appropriation have followed the Hollywood adaptation of the beloved anime classic Ghost in the Shell from the moment production was announced. This situation is especially bitter and ironic because, having watched the film, there [...]

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Best of 2016: Anime

Best of 2016: Anime

In the past year, I've written four Girls in Capes Recommends for anime. At the beginning of each season, I peruse the upcoming shows and recommend my favorites based on trailers, synopses, who's involved in the production, and artwork. But [...]

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NDK 2016: An Anime Con Diary

NDK 2016: An Anime Con Diary

I had a lot of fun at Nan Desu Kan this year, even though it was a quiet year. Industry row was small, with only Aniplex and Media Blasters in attendance, so I don't think that there were any big [...]

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Three Sports Anime to Get You Moving!

Three Sports Anime to Get You Moving!

Have you been watching the Olympics lately? Unfortunately, I've been fairly busy this month and have missed a lot of it, including my favorite summer Olympic sport—gymnastics. If you haven't watched sports anime before, it may seem like a strange idea. [...]

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