Archive for the “manga” Category
Jan 27 2009
This message brought to you by Yukiya Sakuragi and volume eleven of Inubaka.
So, you know how some people keep insisting that manga is the great hope of the comics industry, because the lack of sexism and misogyny won’t drive new readers away the way super-hero comics allegedly do?
That sort of thing? All over the damn book. Hell, Ral’s primary motivation to become a hero is so that he’ll have ample opportunity to grope women.
And I’m not calling for a ban on the comic, or hoping to prompt an outcry, or anything like that. I’d just like to take this opportunity to remind people that, you know, Japanese comics are just as bad, if not worse, than American comics when it comes to the whole sexism thing.
And on a lighter note:
So, the message for this ad seems to be: if I use their product, I’ll miss out on seeing hot guys make out. Yeah, I think I’ll go without Bluetooth accessories for my phone a bit longer, in that case.
Manga-themed romance novels. I’d be surprised if I’m the first person to catch this, but it caught me by surprise, anyway.