Caitlin Moore

Caitlin Moore has been watching anime since a two-episode VHS cost $30. She writes for her own blog, I Have a Heroine Problem; writes, edits, and podcasts for Anime Feminist; and travels to anime conventions doing panels about shoujo manga.

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Review: Netflix’s ‘Drifting Dragons’ romanticizes commercial whaling

The anime is centered around dragon hunters, but it closely parallels whale hunters.

On May 9, 2020 by Caitlin Moore

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‘Beastars’ uses anthropomorphic animals to examine modern power structures

The Netflix series is a must-watch.

On Mar 28, 2020 by Caitlin Moore

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‘Horse Girl’ is a messy psychological thriller with a sensitive view of mental illness

Strong character writing and performances makes the titular horse girl Sarah’s deteriorating mental health compelling and sympathetic.

On Feb 11, 2020 by Caitlin Moore

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Review: ‘Next in Fashion’ is Netflix’s latest attempt at reality TV

It's essentially a new version of 'Project Runway’.

On Jan 29, 2020 by Caitlin Moore


Anime film ‘NiNoKuni’ falls apart with flimsy plotting

It's a disappointing adaptation of the hit role-playing games.

On Jan 23, 2020 by Caitlin Moore

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Netflix’s ‘Carole and Tuesday’ comes out swinging in its political second half

As the latter half of 'Carole and Tuesday' shifts its focus to topical political allegory, its strengths remain, but its idealism may turn away some viewers.

On Jan 3, 2020 by Caitlin Moore

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Netflix advances beyond testosterone-fueled anime with subdued ‘Levius’

A more conventional story gives 'Levius' more mainstream appeal than its more graphic brethren.

On Dec 11, 2019 by Caitlin Moore

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‘Dollface’ offers a narrow vision of womanhood

The Hulu comedy tries to universalize the experiences of a small group of women, but winds up shallow and alienating.

On Nov 20, 2019 by Caitlin Moore

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‘Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress: The Battle of Unato’ is pure anime junk food

The feature-length continuation of the anime series is all flash, no substance.

On Oct 2, 2019 by Caitlin Moore

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‘Carole and Tuesday’ is a feast for the eyes, ears, and heart

The Netflix musical anime gets off to a wonderful start with show-stopping musical numbers and lovable characters.

On Sep 18, 2019 by Caitlin Moore

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Netflix anime ‘Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac’ won’t appeal to anyone but children

Netflix's remake of the classic anime is egregious.

On Aug 29, 2019 by Caitlin Moore

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‘Enter the Anime’ is a soulless infomercial for Netflix original anime

The anime 'documentary' perpetuates harmful Japanese stereotypes and offers little insight into the medium.

On Aug 15, 2019 by Caitlin Moore

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‘Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling’ is one of the best ’90s revivals yet

The show embraces nostalgia while also cautioning against too much of it.

On Aug 13, 2019 by Caitlin Moore

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Netflix’s ‘7SEEDS’ is an abominable adaptation of the original manga

The anime series cares more about shock than storytelling.

On Jul 23, 2019 by Caitlin Moore

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‘Aggretsuko’ tones down the rage in season 2

The show's titular red panda deals with workplace incompetence and tries to find love in its second season.

On Jun 25, 2019 by Caitlin Moore