Marvel wants people to dress as fascists? Yeah, Chris Evans already had a thing to say about fascists.
Because I’ve been catching up on reviews of DC on TV, Loki, and My Hero Academia, and giving presentations on Japanese Spider-Man, Edgar Allan Poe in Bungo Stray Dogs, and representations of disabilities in superhero texts, there’s a lot of ICYMI news this week.
Oh, and Marvel? Diversity is not why you have a problem. Don’t you dare blame that for declining sales when your CEO works for a bigot.
Bon voyage, One Piece.
A Twilight anime?!! Noooooooo!
…Wait, you don’t mean Servamp do you?
My Hero Academia premieres its English dub the same day as its Japanese premiere. And adults are licking Nintendo games–because they have awful taste…the games and the adults.
My Hero Academia Season 2
MST3K comes to Netflix in April, tech specs on Nintendo Switch, and a lot of anime news.
Diversity in Fan Culture
RIP Jiro Taniguchi and Tyrus Wong, Ms. Marvel resists, Jill Pantozzi talks Ghost in the Shell and race and gender, and My Hero Academia Season 2 info.
Been weeks since an update–so a lot to cover.
The Ghost in the Shell adaptation annoys me. Some show about teenage superheroes gets an unexpected renewal. And we have a bigot and fascist in the White House.
Screw you, 2016.
H/T to Ellak Roach for news leads–too many to list here.
Zod wants you to know your parents should not have voted for Trump, just as Superman fought bigots like Trump. (Oh, don’t like that remark? Well, stop here, then–my saltiness is going to continue to the bottom of this long post of news from the last two to three weeks.)
Halloween outfits this year included a three-year-old dressed as No-Face from Spirited Away.
Literature and Identity