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N'Donna Russell · June, 2015

I am a passionate researcher of Japanese Popular Culture, focused in Shoujo (girls’) manga, as well as Fan cultures in and outside of Japan. I enjoy exploring the links between fandom and identity.

You can follow me on twitter – @misuthewitch

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Latest posts by N'Donna Russell from June, 2015

30 June 2015

Japan's ‘Too Handsome’ Gorilla Is a Social Media Sensation

Some outside Japan wrote the story off as another “Weird Japan” piece, but that didn't sit well with everyone.

24 June 2015

What Sailor Moon Means to Women All Over the World

Sailor Moon may seem like a cutesy cartoon intended just for anime maniacs, but a closer looks shows that the program includes themes of women's empowerment and independence.