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Top 6 Anime Mad Scientists

Who doesn't love a good anime mad scientist? You would have to be crazy not to! See what I did there?!? Meet 6 of my favourites!

I drink and watch anime

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[Tagless Tag] My Pirate Crew is 2 Years Late but Still Very Powerful

As the title says and as you should learn to expect by now, this tag has been in my backlog forever before I randomly decided to engage with…

The Moyatorium

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The purpose of realism in animation

The concept of realism in animation is a tricky one. Indeed, animation is thought to be the perfect medium to transcend reality and give shape to one’s wildest…

Animétudes

The purpose of realism in animation

The concept of realism in animation is a tricky one. Indeed, animation is thought to be the perfect medium to transcend reality and give shape to one’s wildest…

Animétudes

[Repost] A First Impressions of The Millionaire Detective: Balance Unlimited

The following are my first impressions of The Millionaire Detective that I wrote for Anime Quarterly back in July. If you like what you read and are interested…

Sakura Sunrise

The SATOSHI KON PROBLEM

A retrospective on Satoshi Kon's career and life and the biggest problem that came with that Follow me on Twitter for Updates on Videos- https://twitter.com/...

STEVEM

The Anthology From the Man Who Brought You Akira

No convention has been a greater boon to animation as a whole than the anthology. Granted, I love anthologies in most mediums. A collection of short stories from…

Sakura Sunrise

The ‘best’ of Japanese Cinema I’ve Watched – My Thoughts

A few weeks ago I saw this list on the my Facebook feed, “The best Japanese film of every year – from 1925 to now” which was curated…

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

Review: My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! ep 8 – Simple Pleasures

My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! episode 8, “I Became Engulfed by Desire…”, decided to go all Paprika on us (or, if you’re…

Crow's World of Anime

294 – Manga in Motion 43 – Paranoia Agent

On this episode dakazu finds the perfect manga for Manga Machinations with Olympia Kyklos and learns that Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 isn’t completely terrible. Then we cancel…

Manga Machinations

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Paprika – Film Review

The mind-bending visual movie by Satoshi Kon is a classic in Japanese animation, but are its visuals enough to make it worth watching?

The Culture Cove

Paprika - The Surreal Mind of Satoshi Kon

Paprika is dense, Satoshi Kon's movie is a surreal roller-coaster into the land of dreams and we will explore what exactly that means. Follow me on Twitter f...

STEVEM

The Imaginarium of Satoshi Kon

If I were to define “imaginarium” (if it even can be defined), it’d be “a reality where you don’t know, or aren’t sure of, what is real.” While…

AniTAY

How Anime Uses Surrealism To Tell A Story

Disclaimer: This post contains minor spoilers for Paprika, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, and Revolutionary Girl Utena. There’s nothing that would ruin your experience if you haven’t seen these…

Starting Life From Zero

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The Decade in Review: The Japanese Industry

I said I wouldn’t be updating this blog for a while, but I remembered that I was working on a two-post "decade in review" which I had star...

The Melancholic Middle Aged Anime Fan

Journey to Spring: Update on my Anime Watching Progress | #3

Hello! It’s the 14th and I return with another quick update! I hope its not as disappointing as last time. Good Night Punpun Mawaru Penguindrum Bokurano Usagi Drop…

inskime.home.blog

Anime's Fans, Flows, and Friction

Huge thanks to Sandra Annett for her time! Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/Anime-Fan-Communities-Transcultural-Frictions-ebook/dp/B00TR5JPW8 --- Discord: https://www.discord.gg/tPeYEGR Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/pauseandselect Stray Notes: - The book has a lot more interesting stuff, particularly from the perspective of friction -…

Pause and Select

Anime’s Invisible Aces: Michiya Kato And CYCLONE GRAPHICS

What does BEASTARS‘ opening sequence have in common with other iconic intros like DRIFTERS and Tatami Galaxy, the filmography of geniuses like Satoshi Kon and Tatsuya Oishi, plus…

Sakuga Blog

Ani-Gamers Podcast #115 – Pokémon Drink Water

The Pokémon hits just keep coming as Evan and David discuss game news, including the new Death Stranding trailers and the FOUR new Pokémon announcements (a new Detective…

Ani-Gamers

The Anime Film Renaissance of the 2000s

An examination of one of the most critically under-discussed periods in anime filmmaking: the 2000s, specifically from 2001-2007. Featuring a close look at Metropolis, Spirited Away, Ghost in…

Oh no, Anime!

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r#106 – paprika

What is up, internet people?! Now you may have to excuse my absence on last week as I didn’t post any anime review because things in real-life didn’t…

#moe404, the not so great anime BLOG

The Beauty of Surrealism in Paprika

Tips - https://ko-fi.com/alexenterprises This is my video essay on Paprika, please enjoy and be sure to watch the film for yourself before the video so as to not hinder…

AlexEnterprises

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Paprika, or how regression to a childlike state trumps rational thought (Secret Santa post)

Ever since I heard that Satoshi Kon was a bit of an auteur I’ve been meaning to watch some of his movies. As luck would have it my…

Inflating the Tokidoki Balloon

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Episode 25

Sorry for the delay, I couldn’t get a blog post out to say why I was not releasing episodes. right click, save as to download. And so, since…

Daily Anime Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #219) Anime Universes

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the otakugenerationLJ community. Shownotes :: (show 219) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With anime universes, recorded…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #211) Paprika

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the otakugeneration LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 211) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Paprika, recorded…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #133) The Holiday XTRAvaganza

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the otakugeneration LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 133) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With the Holiday…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #129) Vinyl Toys

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the otakugeneration LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 129) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Vinyl Toys,…

otakugeneration's Podcast