Monthly Archives: November 2010

Lack of Religious/Spiritualistic Acceptance in Dokebi Bride

Dokebi Bride is a fascinating manhwa work that deals with the rift between traditional Korean spirituality and modern Korean society. It tells the story of a girl, Sunbi Shin, who is the youngest daughter of a line of shamans (a … Continue reading

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Layers of Fantastic Reality in The World God Only Knows

First off, my apologies for not updating sooner. The past week has been really busy. Sorry! Last week I decided to start a new anime, and found The World God Only Knows on Crunchyroll.com. Almost immediately I was rolling in … Continue reading

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Simplified depiction allows manga and manhwa writers to play with gender identifiers

Throughout history the story of a girl who dresses as a man, a man who masquerades as a woman, and a person who takes the place of another has been common. This theme is particularly common, though, in manga and … Continue reading

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