If you have an opinion piece you'd like to submit, send it to mason@proulx.ca with the subject line "Editorial for Tomobiki-cho". General editorials about Japanese culture or otaku culture are accepted. But keeping with the nature of this site, it must be related somewhat to Urusei Yatsura or Rumiko Takahashi.

A Brief Look Back
by J.M. Steadman (contributor)
Musings from a fan on his first impressions of Urusei Yatsura, and how his views have changed years later.

Response to "Wimps from Outer Space" editorial
by Mason Proulx (Tomobiki-cho webmaster)
Some interesting points were made in the previous opinion piece. I just happened to have my own arguments against a what was said. Here I provide my rebuttal.

Wimps from Outer Space
by Anthony D. Baranyi
Anthony discusses what he sees as the warped portrayal of males as impotent figures in anime such as Urusei Yatsura, Maison Ikkoku, Evangelion and Ruroni Kenshin.


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