Storytime: You encounter a magical being with giant buttons in their hair while wearing a crescent patterned rainbow shirt. As you take in the appearance of this smiling person who is animated about books you approach her. She turns and smiles, pausing her conversation with her golden friend. A smile adorns your face, and you ask, “are you performing?”. Her smile slips slightly, but you are eager for her answer. - What does she say?
Battle Mage - Magical Girl
Inspired by my love of Anime Magical Girls, this facet of my writing and style represents my Kawaii (Japanese for “Cute”) lifestyle. I admire Ultra Femme aesthetics, the color pink, and magic. From Sailor Moon to Sanrio this part of me is 100% invested in being Kawaii and Fierce.
I like Sailor Moon and yes I love these magical girl spins into a whole new outfit. That's powerful transformation, and that's freaking magical, and I love that. I just don't trust how we perceive magical girls despite how complex their stories can be. There's a performative nature to what it means to be a magical girl that reminds me that there is more to life than being cute. There is substance, there is a struggle, there is trial, power, and ambition.Read More