- Chic Pixel’s 2017 holiday guide is live. Great ideas for the gamer or anime fan on your list.
- Why Black Men Love Dragon Ball Z. Good followup to last week’s link on DBZ and black American fans with lots of quotes from sources.
- Like indie films? You might like indie anime as well. Callum did an overview of the best independent anime you can watch online for Anime News Network.
- Moderate alcohol consumption improves foreign language skills. I could have inferred that from whenever I go to a nomikai at my Japanese school.
- Two weeks ago I went to a feminist career conference and met a lot of amazing women from all over the world. My pal Eva wrote about what made it such a great experience.
- I didn’t even know there was a sequel to the incredible My Lesbian Experience With Loneliness (affiliate link) until I found out Seven Seas was licensing it!
- Apparently getting compensated with a badge for paneling is an American thing. I was shocked to hear that UK panelists pay to contribute to a con’s programming.
- Patrick Macias opened up his Facebook comments to everyone’s most bizarre anime convention anecdotes and they are really something.
Lead image via Anime-Gataris.