General Musings

Otome Games and Feminism

I’m a feminist. Not the quiet kind, either. I’m the marching, campagning, political, in-your-face kind of feminist. “What?”, you inquire. “Otome games and feminism? How does that even work?” Well, no surprises there, ’cause it doesn’t. It doesn’t work in the same fashion that movies, particularly romantic comedies, don’t work. A lot of music has similar issues. Books are easier to navigate, but rest assured, I have some highly problematic favourites.

Yes, it’s difficult. Yet there’s method to the madness, in a way.

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