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Miyazaki’s ‘Nausicaa’ Forever Changed the Face of Animation and Video Games

The second film directed by Hayao Miyazaki, ‘Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind’ is not just a masterpiece, but has proven to be very influential

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Twitter Trend Alert: Who’s Your Animated Doppelganger?

The latest Twitter trend is asking users to uncover their animated doppelganger, either in physical appearance or personality. The origins of this trend seem to go all the way back to 2015, when Tumblr user baberallafox posted the very first “me vs. animated me” photoset. But five years later it’s[…]

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Comics
Fandom and the Internet Are Responsible for the Existence of Queer Anime and Manga

While there are a number of outstanding queer anime and manga now, it wasn’t always so — and we have internet anime fans to thank for that

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Art
These 5 Shorts from Queer Male Animators Represent the Best in Contemporary Animation

If you wanna see an animated same-sex romance, check out the work of these 5 gay animators experimenting with documentary, music video and other styles

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