Ergo Proxy was one of those things I found by accident, on a list of underrated anime, I think, and it is a wonder to see. It’s enormously stylish, very steampunk-y, has an unbelievably catchy closing theme (Paranoid Android) by the English band Radiohead, and has a down-and-dirty Overcoming the Monster meta-plot line that gets […]Read more "The Power of Three, Broken: Ergo Proxy"
Yeah, I play Pokemon Go. No, I don’t pay for it. I’m crazy. That don’t make me dumb. The notorious Pokemon Go map. Not my screenshot. The gyms look different now, too. But Christmas Day I had one of those experiences that hopefully explains why I find a game intended largely for young kids useful, […]Read more "Marginally Relevant Post: Pokemon Go"
I don’t know who besides myself reads the anime lists at ranker.com, but I certainly do. I have a long list of anime I want to watch…and in the winter, while I’m at work, it does nothing but get longer…and I have to get ideas from somewhere. So if I see a list of things […]Read more "Overrated? Maybe"
This is one of those places where my experience as an animator can be useful to the rest of you, since I know the tricks and what they look like. Example: a buddy of mine was trying to describe something he had seen as “Looking like FLCL.” I was offended: No one thing looks like […]Read more "How Cheap Can a Classic Be: Trigun"
Okay, when I’ve got nothing else I come back to talking about writing and how it’s done, but then, that’s the thing (one of the things) I do. So I was a bad, bad boy, and bought a manga that Amazon said I’d probably like, probably because I like Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid (and the […]Read more "Constructing a Beginning Badly: Plus-Sized Elf (Vol. 1)"
I have a tendency to talk a lot about anime I have watched and have lot to talk about. And at the behest of a buddy, I made a list of anime I tried but couldn’t stand. In between those two extremes are the anime that I liked enough to watch all the way through […]Read more "Saw it. No lessons here, yet."