Heroism is a common topic in anime and while it can be adapted into different forms, with different names, narratives, and ideologies. However, One Punch Man (OPM) and My Hero Academia (MHA) have decided to maintain its most original form, creating two worlds where there are people with superpowers and proper national systems, associations are… Read More Anti-Villains in Anime: The case of Garou and Stain
For this particular subject – Game Media, we were asked to comment on others’ blogs and to reflect on our commentary performance. With this blog demonstrates my contributions through my comments and discussed how can I improve my feedback in order to help my peers learn better. The comments Mikayla’s pitch about ‘The female Twitch… Read More How to be constructive & helpful? – A self-reflection
With this blog, I want to unpack the information sources I have gathered in the formation of this pitch being presented in the following video. Make sure to watch it for a brief understanding of this DA before being bombarded with a bunch of information. I don’t want that for you! Tsports and Esports fandom… Read More ESPORT FANGIRLS! WHERE YOUSE AT ???
The anime for this week – AKIRA – would certainly spark multiple conversations in different topics but one issue that is personal and intriguing for me is the preference between subtitles and the English dub. Apart from learning about the Asian culture, I also have a chance to understand and practice Autoethnography, an approach that analyses… Read More Watching Anime: The Sub-Dub debate
With a Vietnamese background, I was exposed to Asian films before getting to see the productions from Hollywood. For me, Asians films and series are something that I culturally relate to and ones from Westerns present me a culture that I haven’t experienced, both of them have always been equally intriguing. This is not the… Read More A Rather Ordinary Observation from ‘The Host’
The digital advancement allows the availability of information from various means and such information can significantly affect the decision-making process of an individual. Studies have been done to dig deeper into the impact of mainstream media on the audience’s pro-environmental behaviours. To partially contribute to this cause, this research surrounds the presentation of factory farming… Read More Filmographic Presentation of Factory Farming – its effect on the audience behaviour
Industrial agriculture, factory farming or industrial meat practice is a topic that is both politically and morally confronting. As this topic is presented through different film genres including documentary and fiction, the audience can experience strong emotions that might lead to behavioral changes. I came up with this idea after watching Eating Animal – a documentary… Read More Research Pitch: ‘The presentation of factory farming in film genres: What works, What doesn’t?’