Today was a fun one; filled with friends and food and endless amount of animated gore. Quite the memories will be made of this one.
It’s Akira! That one anime film everyone seems to consider the greatest thing ever! If it’s not Studio Ghibli, it’s Akira. Vintage appeal, sci-fi tragedy, animated marvel; all the makings of a classic. Now, after nearly ten years since I started watching anime seriously again, I’ve finally sat down and gave it a watch.
Continue reading “Day Fourteen: Akira (1988) (March of the Movies 2022)”
Y’know that meme that made the rounds a few years ago involving Cole Sprouse’s character from Riverdale going on about how much of a weirdo he is? I feel like director Quentin Dupieux would feel at home with that meme.
Continue reading “Day Two: Reality (2014) (MotM 2021)”
This is a very fresh addition to my anime graveyard, having dropped this just last night. Normally, I would try out an anime, drop it, and then not bother; the rare exception comes when I feel I have something insightful to say about it. But with Gibiate, there is a specific angle that made me try it in the first place, and after seeing (part) of the results myself, I feel pretty let down. This was compared to Mars of Destruction—an anime so terrible it’s used as a pedestal for all terrible anime to aspire to. Knowing that as a connoisseur of terribad things, how could I resist?
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This anime choice was suggested for testing by a dear friend. While I could not finish it, there is a sizeable amount of information to provide that I think should make for a great post. Hopefully that can serve as consolation.
Continue reading “Merry Days of Anime 2020: Guilty Crown [Dropped]”
Y’know, this story’s almost not worth a full-fledged review. I think I’ll just point out various observations I had while reading it. Spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Entry #15: W Change!! (SoM 2018)”