This is the best explanation I’ve ever read.
also i bought a really awesome pair of burgandy pants today. slowly working on replacing all my dumb girl jeans with boy jeans. yes, the pockets, yesssss.
"anime is racially ambiguous" aka "these Asian characters with Asian names and Asian cultural markers made by Asian people don’t look like the hideously caricaturized narrow stereotypes of Asians that I’ve been used to seeing."