Essays & Reviews


Chapter 3, “Putting a Hand into the Fountain of Knowledge” from 2B-dan: Gindama sensou no hibi by Yonezawa Yoshihiro and Shikijou Kyoutarou. Mechademia: Second Arc 14.2 (2022): 51-74.

Academic Books

Review of Fandom, Now in Color: A Collection of Voices edited by Rukmini Pande. 2022. Strange Horizons.

Review of Japan’s Green Monsters: Environmental Commentary in Kaiju Cinema by Sean Rhoads and Brooke McCorkle. 2021. H-Net Reviews.

Review of Manga from the Floating World: Comicbook Culture and the Kibyôshi of Edo Japan by Adam L. Kern. 2020. Journal of Anime and Manga Studies (1). DOI:

Review of Wide Awake in Slumberland: Fantasy, Mass Culture, and Modernism in the Art of Winsor McKay by Katherine Roeder. 2016. Women Write About Comics.

Other Works

Review of Heartwood: Non-Binary Tales of Sylvan Fantasy ed. by Joamette Gill at the Sirens Conference.

Review of Gullstruck Island by Frances Hardinge at the Sirens Conference.

Review of The Afterward by E.K. Johnston at the Sirens Conference.

Ôoku: A Secret SF History in Manga.” 2012. The WisCon Chronicles, Vol. 6 (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct Press). Ed. Prof. Alexis Lothian (Indiana University of Pennsylvania).

Review of The Sky Crawlers, dir. Oshii Mamoru. 2011. Mechademia 6: 304-06. DOI: 10.1353/mec.2011.0008