@migiteorerno Follow Up: Death of the Author and More

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(Warning: Once again, this post contains spoilers for Attack on Titan beyond the anime and discussion of war atrocities.) With facts about @migiteorerno and Japan-Korea relations on the table, time for expansion on the relationships between creator, work, and audience. Continue reading

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The Possible Disturbing Dissonance Between Hajime Isayama’s Beliefs and Attack on Titan’s Themes

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(Warning: this post contains spoilers for Attack on Titan beyond the anime and discussion of war atrocities.) The popular manga Attack on Titan tells of how war is awful all around and how secrets skew perceptions, so how can its author support Japan’s war crimes in World War II and consider imperialism something beneficial? Continue reading