I Coveted That Wind: Ganondorf, Buddhism, and Hyrule’s Apocalyptic Cycle
Games and Culture 16, No. 1 (January 2021): 3-21

The Precarity of the Housewife in Kirino Natsuo’s ‘Rusted Hearts’
Japanese Language and Literature 52, No. 1 (April 2018): 201-240

A Legend of Regret: Fallen Kingdoms and Postcolonial Ghosts in Twilight Princess
Proceedings of the Association of Japanese Literary Studies 18 (2017): 47-59

Queering the Media Mix: The Female Gaze in Japanese Fan Comics
Transformative Works and Cultures 20 (Fall 2015)

Short Skirts and Superpowers: The Evolution of the Beautiful Fighting Girl
U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal 47 (Winter 2014): 45-72

Mythical Landscapes and Imaginary Creatures: Pokémon and Japanese Regionalism
Proceedings of the Association of Japanese Literary Studies 14 (2013): 261-271


Between Fans: History and National Identity in Online Debates on Axis Powers Hetalia
The Korean Wave from a Private Commodity to a Public Good, edited by Yeonhee Yoon and Kiwoong Yang
Korea University Press, 2020, pp.145-154

Illusion, Reality, and Fearsome Femininity in Takashi Miike’s Audition
Gender and Contemporary Horror in Comics, Games and Transmedia, edited by Steven Gerrard, Samantha Holland, and Robert Shail
Emerald Publishing, 2019, pp.109-120

The Legends of Zelda: Fan Challenges to Dominant Video Game Narratives
Woke Gaming: Digital Challenges to Oppression and Social Injustice, edited by Kishonna L. Gray and David J. Leonard
University of Washington Press, 2018, pp.213-228

The Cute Shall Inherit the Earth: Postapocalyptic Posthumanity in Tokyo Jungle
Introducing Japanese Popular Culture, edited by Alisa Freedman and Toby Slade
Routledge, 2018, pp.81-90

Dangerous Women and Dangerous Stories: Gendered Narration in Kirino Natsuo’s Grotesque and Real World
Rethinking Modern Japanese Feminisms, edited by Julia C. Bullock, Ayako Kano, and James Welker
University of Hawai’i Press, 2018, pp.170-184

Bowser Koopa
The 100 Greatest Video Game Characters, edited by Jaime Banks, Robert Mejia, and Aubrie Adams
Rowman & Littlefield, 2017, pp.26-28


Review of Yoshiko Okuyama’s Reframing Disability in Manga
Pacific Affairs
(forthcoming in print, posted online on March 23, 2021)

Review of Rachael Hutchinson’s Japanese Culture Through Videogames
Pacific Affairs 93, No. 2 (June 2020)

Review of Michal Daliot-Bul and Nissim Otmazgin’s The Anime Boom in the United States: Lessons for Global Creative Industries
Pacific Affairs 92, No. 3 (September 2019)

Review of Rebecca Suter’s Holy Ghosts: The Christian Century in Modern Japanese Fiction
Reading Religion, A Publication of the American Academy of Religion (October 2018)

Review of Casey Brienza’s Manga in America: Transnational Book Publishing and the Domestication of Japanese Comics
Journal of Transformative Works and Cultures 27 (2018)

Review of Tamae K. Prindle’s Women in Japanese Cinema: Alternative Perspectives
Pacific Affairs 91, No. 1 (March 2018)

Review of Sandra Annett’s Anime Fan Communities
Journal of Transformative Works and Cultures 25 (2017)

Review of the Boss Fight Books Series
Asiascape: Digital Asia 3 (2016)

Review of Ian Bogost’s How to Do Things With Videogames
Asiascape: Digital Asia 2 (2015)

Review of Saitō Tamaki’s Beautiful Fighting Girl, trans. J. Keith Vincent and Dawn Lawson
ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies 7, No. 2 (2013)


A World Where Horses Sell Tickets
Translation of Murakami Haruki’s Uma ga kippu o utteiru sekai
Doublespeak  3 (2013)

The God of Bears
Translation of Kawakami Hiromi’s Kamisama
Inventory  2 (2011)


Cosmic Horror and the Ruins of Capitalism in Night in the Woods
, May 18, 2021

Outsider Stories in Contemporary Japanese Fiction
Global Literature in Libraries Initiative, May 2, 2018

Feminist Halloween 2017: Review of Nico’s Fortune
The Lobster Dance, October 18, 2017

Why Ganondorf Was Wrong in The Wind Waker
FemHype, February 18, 2017

Magic and Gender in Final Fantasy VI
Kill Screen, August 16, 2016

Japanese Environmentalism, Shinto, & The Legend of Zelda
FemHype, May 10, 2016

Yoshi’s Woolly World & Mellow Mode: Validating All Skill Levels
FemHype, May 3, 2016

Review of Tiffany Hong’s Dissertation, Narrative Strategies in the Fiction of Murakami Haruki
Dissertation Reviews, April 27, 2016

Review of Laura Knetzger’s Don’t Go in the Old Greene House
The Lobster Dance, October 28, 2015

The Strange Horizons Book Club: Ten Billion Days and One Hundred Billion Nights
Strange Horizons, October 26, 2015

Innocence and Sexual Maturity in His Dark Materials
Lady Geek Girl and Friends, October 18, 2014

Attack of the Purse Snatchers: Gender and Bag Policies in U.S. Comic Book Stores
Geek Feminism, July 3, 2014