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From the Archive: The Moe Image

The migration of the most important Heisei Democracy posts to their new home begins with this essay first published here in 2005. The thoughts within still form the foundation of my take on current Japanese 2D visual culture, and mark the starting point for further discussion of the topic here in the coming weeks and […]

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Things That Aren’t Moe: Lips

If you put an anime heroine in a cosmetics factory, would her lips be the extra-dimensional hammerspace into which all the lipstick would flow? Tweet

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