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Girls in Capes Recommends: Spring 2016 Anime

Girls in Capes Recommends: Spring 2016 Anime

Warmer weather, cherry blossoms, picnics—it's springtime, which also means a new season of anime! Most people get excited about the transition from winter to summer, but for me, spring has always meant an increase in seasonal allergies, lots of rain, and [...]

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Girls in Capes Recommends: Winter 2016 Anime

Girls in Capes Recommends: Winter 2016 Anime

Finally, it's 2016, which means not only working on New Year's resolutions, but it also means the beginning of a new season of anime. This Winter 2016 is full of new anime series, but it also has some carry-overs from [...]

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The Monogatari Series: A (Problematic) Favorite Anime

The Monogatari Series: A (Problematic) Favorite Anime

Author’s note: This article contains spoilers for the Monogatari anime series. Anime—it can be so problematic, and yet, I love it so much! Like all forms of media, anime can be entertaining and thought-provoking, but also highly offensive. It contains its [...]

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NDK 2015: An Anime Con Diary

NDK 2015: An Anime Con Diary

Early September is one of my favorite times of the year. For me, it rings in the beginning of the autumn season, cozy sweater weather, and going back to school, although I'm too old for this last September favorite. It [...]

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Strength and Independence in Yona of the Dawn

Strength and Independence in Yona of the Dawn

Author’s note: This article contains spoilers for the anime Akatsuki no Yona: Yona of the Dawn. July is officially “The Independent Issue” here at Girls in Capes. So, in celebration of our theme, of Independence Day, and of my own recent [...]

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GiC Best of 2014: Editor’s Picks

GiC Best of 2014: Editor’s Picks

As we end the year, it's time to choose our Best of 2014.  It was difficult to choose this year's best, but we've got a few recommendations for our readers -- though this list is by no means complete. Adult Speculative: [...]

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Excerpt from Women Unbound: Transformation

Excerpt from Women Unbound: Transformation

December is a celebratory time of year, and for some, there's even more reason to celebrate than others. This past weekend, I had the opportunity to speak at the one-year anniversary of Women Unbound, a Toledo reading series that features women [...]

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