Articles by Vanille Rose

About Vanille Rose (1 Article)
I'm a fantasy author, avid fan of Japanese pop culture, and bad eighties movies are my guilty pleasure. I mostly analyse and review Japanese media and fandom (usually with a touch of sarcasm), but occasionally cover other topics. When I'm not writing, I'm usually huddled in a darkened room, trying to finish all the quests in Skyrim.

Women in Anime: Empowered or Undermined?

July 29, 2016 // 4 Comments

Anime has risen over the last decade from a relatively obscure niche to a staple of pop culture. If you want to watch the latest series from Japan, you no longer have to go to your local VHS shop and hope that they have it in stock. Now, you can find any show you want, watch anything you want, whenever you want. In fact, anime is now so popular that people have written entire books filled with essays on the subject. I remember reading one, a long time ago, and one essay in particular. It //