There's material for lots of PhD theses in the rise of people online who believe that Japanese anime cartoon children are valid and realistic role models about transition or about being a woman. Rather horrifying, in some sense, that so many live their lives only online, or so it sounds to me.

[โ€“] hontrapoints [OP] ๐Ÿคฎ 16 points

Which is why cute anime girls + GC/misandrist text is a match made in heaven, lol.

Hit them where it hurts: remind them of their ideal and have that ideal cruelly mock them.

Oh man I wish there was more of that. The only one I can think of is an edit that a user here made where a TIM character from zombieland saga says something like "never stfu terf, if mentally ill AGPs can voice their opinions you can too"

Fun fact: the word "otaku" means "house," as in never leaves the, and is used to refer to extremely obsessed anime fans in Japan. Americans use the word unironically but yep, it describes a lot of those fans pretty well too.

Even funnier is that the word used to be a polite way to refer to someone's home, but like "omae" and "kisama" it's degenerated over time to being a derogatory term.

I took a gender studies class that included a full module on cartoons. I didn't have to watch any anime or read manga but we read a lot of commentary on it. I wish I still had the content. The trans narrative was often front and center.

[โ€“] hontrapoints [OP] ๐Ÿคฎ 1 points

The trans narrative was at the center of the anime/manga or of different cartoons?

Anime and casual man hating. Two of my favorite things. Match made in heaven. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜