Here’s another entry in my Tough Ladies column over at Part Time Monster. Expect more discussion of anime here at the Thoughts in the coming weeks.
Good day, everyone! It’s been awhile, but I’m back for a fourth chapter of Tough Ladies. Today, I want to focus on Mikasa Ackermann from the manga/animeAttack on Titan. I heard about Attack on Titan many months ago, but dismissed it as inaccessible (outside of piracy) until the first subtitled season appeared on Netflix awhile back. Needless to say, I binge-watched it, mesmerized by the setting and characters. Though I mostly wish to engage in some brief character analysis, I also want to extend this into a sort of comparative review in order to help foster interest in the show and the comic, the latter of which I admittedly have little experience.
I do not wish to generalize, but much of the anime available in the United States is either too edited or too awkwardly sexualized for me. Oftentimes, emotional displays in these stories are somewhat…
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