Good day, dear friends! I hope that you are all feeling wonderful. Today I would like to put a spotlight on the awesome group that I’m part of, Otaku Warriors for Liberty & Self-Respect or OWLS, for short. Some of you already heard about us. I’m the Secretary and proud to be one of the founding members of the group, alongside other amazing otaku bloggers. Feel free to visit our official blog for more information about our group.
At the start of April, our awesome PR team, headed by Naja (Nice Job Breaking It, Hero) along with our dear President Katrina Sade (Grimm Girl) and the new addition to the PR team Lita (LitaKino Anime Corner), worked together and did a livestream on Youtube. Please watch it, if you haven’t yet. And also don’t forget to subscribe to our Youtube channel. Thank you.
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Hello, folks! Today is finally my tour stop for OWLS’ April blog tour. Please check out Rai’s tour post about “The Colorful World of Avatar”. She did a great job. For this month, our Chief Creative Officer LynLyn assigned us yet another awesome and meaningful topic: “Colors”.
We are all part of one race, the human race. “Colors” refers to people of color in anime. For this monthly topic, we will be discussing how people of color or characters of different “races” (a literal alien race) are represented in anime. Some topics we are considering are the dangers of stereotyping bi-racial characters, and the importance of “inclusion”.
The majority of the characters in Attack on Titan (進撃の巨人 / Shingeki no Kyojin) are white, presumably European. Based on the surnames, many of them are of German origin like the main protagonist, Eren Jaeger. Mikasa is the only known surviving character so far who is of Asian descent. She is bi-racial: her mother Asian and her father white.
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Hello folks! We of the Otaku Warriors for Liberty & Self-Respect (OWLS) have reached our 3rd blog tour. How exciting is that? I hope that you enjoyed last month’s Yuri on Ice “Flight” Blog Tour. It was super fun, believe me. This month’s topic is Sanctuary and it’s our busiest blog tour yet, with 3-4 bloggers posting every week. I hope you enjoyed Rai’s tour post this past Monday about “chuunibyou”. She did a great job. Now it’s my turn. Here we go.
A sanctuary is a place of safety and stability. In anime, there are several different places and environments that characters call “home”. For this topic, we will be discussing various locations and settings within certain anime series.
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Happy February, my dear folks! I’m super excited to kick off this month’s OWLS Blog Tour. For the full schedule of tour stops by all the participating members, click here. I hope you enjoy my tour post. Thank you.
Yuri on Ice “Flight” Blog Tour
An individual takes flight when there is a goal, a dream, or an ambition that he or she wants to achieve. However, for this blog tour, we are going to look at “flight” in different lenses: the underdog’s dream, the possibilities that Yuri on Ice allows viewers to think about, and also the dangers of greed and ignorance that can influence one’s dream.
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I’ve been waiting for this moment for more than 2 months now. Since we founded Otaku Warriors for Liberty & Self-Respect (OWLS), crimson613 & I have been championing for Yuri!!! on ICE as a blog tour topic. And we succeeded! Yes! We’re so happy! Since February is Valentine’s month, I think it’s very apt that we OWLS are sharing the love about YOI.
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