Waxing Philosophical: Piercings as a Form of Self-Harm in Horimiya

I’ve been going back over and re-reading one of my favorite manga series the past couple weeks, Horimiya. It’s one that I feel has a lot of aspects that are both entertaining and make you think in certain ways, and this last read-through has gotten me thinking about the nature of self-harm. I’ve thought about … More Waxing Philosophical: Piercings as a Form of Self-Harm in Horimiya

How March Comes in like a Lion Discusses Japan’s Wider Bullying Problem

During the Fall 2017 anime season, I found myself watching an episode of March comes in like a lion, one of the few animes that will always be at the top of my all-time favorites list. During the second season of this show, there is an episode that really hits to the heart of the … More How March Comes in like a Lion Discusses Japan’s Wider Bullying Problem