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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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Girls in Capes Recommends: Spring 2017 Anime

Girls in Capes Recommends: Spring 2017 Anime

Winter is winding down, and spring is upon us. That means the end of the dreaded winter anime season and the beginning of a new one. Crunchyroll is calling this the season of light novel adaptations, and it's no wonder: [...]

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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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Girls in Capes Recommends: Fall 2016 Anime

Girls in Capes Recommends: Fall 2016 Anime

Autumn is my favorite season! Not only does it mean cooler weather, chunky sweaters, pumpkin-flavored everything, witches, and Halloween, but it also means a new season of television shows and anime. As I say every season, there are a lot of [...]

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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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