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Moe Anthropomorphism & Objectification, As Told by KanColle and Azur Lane

Edited by: Lydia Rivers Pop culture is often cruel to the women who occupy it, painting them with the broad brushes of blatant sexualization and overtly lewd depictions. This objectification runs especially rampant within the anime and manga spheres, where fanservice has become a genre in and of itself. Enter moe anthropomorphism, in which objects are […]

By Jordan Mulder

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