How to participate in the liveblog chat: Option 1: Whenever you watch the episode, comment on this post as you watch with whatever responses you feel like posting! 2,804 more words
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Penguin 1, 2, & 3 – Penguindrum
*Warning – Spoilers Below*
This is a very strange, dark, and interesting story. Overall, it’s about people and coping mechanisms in dealing with “fate.” The first part of the Japanese title is a very accurate descriptor of the story- “輪る”, roughly translated as “circling.” For each step forward in plot, they circled around to the past to highlight motives and reasons for particular actions. 477 more words
MUSIC Showcase: The Great New Singer/Song-Writer Of Japan. You Probably Never Heard of "Bonjour Suzuki".
Bonjour Suzuki, is a new vocalist-musical composer from Japan. Her feet in the water of genres are: hip-hop, dream pop, and ambient.
Her tracks are mainly in the Japanese language, but do consist of hints of English and French. 132 more words
(Review and Discussion, or R&D for short, is a review format where I first give a short, spoiler-free review, followed by a more in-depth discussion of the anime’s story and themes) 1,951 more words
Mawaru Penguindrum, a whimsy, clumsy, psychedelic and most unexpectedly heart-wrenching anime.
The ENDING card. *sniff*
A while ago I watched an anime called Gatchaman Crowds that was chiefly about heroism, humanity in an electronic age, courage and a whole lot of other lofty ideals. 899 more words