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CAN ANIME TEACH US SOMETHING ABOUT DISCRIMINATION? By Dreamer78 in Discuss, Fiction, Genre

CAN ANIME TEACH US SOMETHING ABOUT DISCRIMINATION? Discrimination—prejudicial treatment of different categories of people— is not limited to race, age or sex. There can also be a form discrimination against others based on their hobbies (gaming and watching anime),  disability, social classes or other aspects. If we spot somebody being discriminated against,    …

May 15, 2017


DO JAPANESE ANIME AND MANGA PROMOTE PEDOPHILIA? By Dreamer78 in Discuss, Discussions, Fiction

“My desire is to put all pedophiles and ones who produce pedophilic media in jail.” -Stacey Dooley in her documentary “Young Sex for Sale in Japan” On March 6th, 2017, a British journalist Stacey Dooley from BBC claimed that anime and manga promote pedophilia. This statement was made in her    …

May 15, 2017


no more! By hazieskies in Fiction, Poetry people think it is easy to hurt people and then act like nothing has happened. life goes on for them, but they forget the feelings of the other party.
September 9, 2016


summer solstice By hazieskies in Fiction, Others i came across two actual parallel rays of sunlight which shimmered as i got closer. i did wonder if it would lead me to another universe where things could just be different.
August 15, 2016


flowers By hazieskies in Fiction, Others an idea for a poem turned into a little story
August 11, 2016


because… By hazieskies in Fiction, Poetry unfinished as yet... but propelled to write
July 29, 2016


Rise Up Green By coolbee77 in Competitions, Fiction, Savour this

When I finally rounded the corner the food was not yet set up, the tables only lined with plastic sheet and Spitfire Hoga sitting at the edge, tipping into his mouth the last drops of a drink can as dry as the ends of his ponytail. I screeched my bike    …

June 27, 2016


The Greenhorn By EnormousWaffle in Competitions, Fiction, Genre, Savour this This short story traces the thoughts and experience of an ambitious rookie in a classy restaurant when he cooks his maiden dish.
June 20, 2016


Chicken Rice By Voltaire in Competitions, Fiction, Savour this The expatriate never forgets their home, that home will always be there, waiting for their return.
June 16, 2016


His Last True Love By ameliayu18 in Competitions, Fiction, Savour this

She stirred the creamy, enticing broth inside the pot, stealing a nervous glance at the clock every minute or so. “Tonight is the night.” She thought. She was certain that the man she had been eyeing these few weeks would finally fall for her. Her dainty hands reached for the    …

June 2, 2016