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Ruth Johnson

Ruth Johnson is a screenwriter, scholar and cultural critic who enjoys discussing animation from all over the world, TV, film and fandom. She also writes for The Daily Fandom.

Why we need Mara Jade in Star Wars

It's time for one of the best characters in Legends to get her due!

REVIEW: THE EXPANSE Season 4 gets away from itself, but it’s...

At least, the first six episodes aren't quite up to the series' past standard of excellence.

RIP René Auberjonois

The prolific character actor died Sunday at 79.

Tumblr announces its 2019 Top 50 Anime and Manga Characters list

These are the top 5 highlights.

AnimeNYC ’19: Best for fans and dedicated cosplayers

Reflections from the AnimeNYC show floor.

How Benioff and Weiss threw away their shot at Star Wars

A little speculation as to what happened with the famed GAME OF THRONES team and STAR WARS

Surprise! Rooster Teeth’s gen:LOCK is headed to HBO Max

The Michael B. Jordan and Maisie Williams-starring animated mech series has a new home.

NYCC ’19: A show floor and artist alley so massive, you...

For a person with an aversion to crowds, NYCC is a tricky space to navigate, but there was still a lot of good on the show floor.

NYCC ’19: Women of Marvel panel inspires its audience

Plus, the artist announcement for Kelly Thompson's STAR mini-series.

NYCC ’19: CASTLEVANIA panel light on announcements, but big on heart

Castlevania Season 3 release date has yet to be announced.

NYCC ’19: FOR ALL MANKIND panel features an epic, alt-history of...

Check out what the cast has to say about their characters.