If you haven’t watched the Netflix anime Aggretsuko yet, then you should make a point to push that to the top of your list. Aggretsuko follows the journey of Retsuko, an adorable red panda trapped in the painful monotony of her thankless accounting job. Day after day she’s pushed around by her cold hearted superiors … Continue reading Five Characters from Aggretsuko that we all know in real life
Move aside anamorphic nude anxiety-filled egg yolk, Sanrio's newest character is bound to steal all our hearts in 2017. Why? Because she is all of us at some point in our lives. Aggretsuko is a cute, seemingly shy, single 25-year old red panda who works as an office associate in the big city of Tokyo, … Continue reading Aggretsuko is all of us
Hello Kitty is an icon-- a symbol, an “artifact” which represents some form of culture. To me she is adorable, peaceful, cute, delicate, and in a way, malleable. As all symbols, definition may vary but an image stays constant. She’s been criticized for her lack of mouth—“she can’t talk. She’s just another symbol for the … Continue reading The Hello Kitty Exhibit & What it means to be Asian
Has your childhood has been a lie? Remember that feeling you felt when you discovered Santa Claus was nothing but a charade of your mother and Amazon.com? Or the Tooth Fairy was just a farce to make you feel better about losing your pearly whites? The World was struck with shock and confusion just last … Continue reading Hello Kitty a Faux Feline?