Escher Girls

Float like a butterfly, Sting like a WTF?

This is a blog to archive and showcase the prevalence of certain ways women are depicted in illustrated pop media, such as how women are posed, drawn, distorted, and/or sexualized out of context, often in ridiculous, impossible or disturbing ways that sacrifice storytelling.

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video game card art titled "Sniper's Allure" with busty archer woman wearing a green two-piece tied top and mini skirt combo twisting herself sideways while holding her bow out and giving the piece sign with her off hand

Maybe she's an archer cheerleader, a cheerarcher?

vgracebutterfly submitted:

So I started playing Dragalia Lost, and overall the art/outfits aren’t too bad, but this wyrmprint is uhhh not great. Unless her allure is that her head isn’t attached to her body.

manga cover, red head girl standing with her large breasts in her shirt facing the camera looking down at an angle with her waist twisted to show off the side of her skirted butt

swivel boobs are the new planking

Chilu submitted:

cover page for the manga Saki.

I’m guessing she’s pointing out where the hospital is so her waist can be readjusted

promotional image for Sunset Smile Star with a young girl drawn anime style playing guitar wearing tight pants with fishnets posed in a way where the viewer is looking up at her butt, her butt is twisted on her body so we can see it

Rock and roll your butt away

vicious-cosplay submitted:

My husband and I really enjoy BanG Dream (Bandori). Today he sent me this photo from the new gatcha

“What is this pose?”

She looks just as worried about the state of her back as I am.