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Paranoia Agent - Tokyo Blows Up

Satoshi Kon was stuck in a cycle. Spending years working on a handful of movies, he felt trapped, unable to explore new ideas that didn’t fit with his current project (something I sympathize with). 431 more words


Mothballs: The Parasites Walk At More Than Midnight

This Week: The Midnight Parasites (Kiseichuu no Ichiya)

Yōji Kuri was, at one point in the 1960’s, the most internationally famous Japanese independent animator. 1,771 more words


What is "Anime"?

My definition of “anime” shall remain that it is ANIMATION FROM JAPAN – a pretty clear and broad statement. This sole fact sets anime apart from a “cartoon.” Of course, there are varying viewpoints out there (that I don’t want to get into). 506 more words

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Laputa: Castle in the Sky

After a good year of wanting to do so, I watched Miyazaki’s Laputa: Castle in the Sky.  With it I’ve seen five Miyazaki movies (Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, Kiki’s, Howl’s Moving Castle), and it is probably one of my favorite of his works.   194 more words

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