Five Characters from Aggretsuko that we all know in real life

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

The Hello Kitty Exhibit & What it means to be Asian

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