Cover of Animerca 1
Many readers of the blog are probably familiar with doujinshi, the Japanese term commonly used to refer to fan comics of anime series, at least as the word is used in the United States among anime fans. In Japan, doujinshi can refer to all kinds of self-published works, from original [...]
Happy New Year everyone! I had meant to write this sooner, but holiday festivities interfered. No more shall they stand in my way, however!
Anyway, I bring to your attention the show To Aru Kagaku no Railgun (“A Certain Scientific Railgun”).
This is the main character:
… and this is her railgun.
Essentially, the main character, Mikoto Misaka, has [...]
Since the school is called the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, most people (even some MIT students themselves!) don’t expect MIT to be particularly good for studying the humanities. It’s true though; from Pulitzer Prize-winning authors, a superb linguistics department, and a PoliSci program that’s apparently quite good as well (is PoliSci even a humanities [...]