Ergo Proxy is one of those things you can stare at for a long time. It’s deeply grounded in philosophy and puts together a look and sound that matches its bleak world view. At its center are the three main characters, Vincent Law, Pino and Re-L Mayer. Together they form a really warped Father/Mother/Child trio, […]Read more "Character Analysis: Re-L Mayer"
Man, it’s been a long since I talked about animation. I mean, by now I probably have to remind everyone that when I look at anime I look at them not just from my perspective as a writer but from my twin perspectives of a writer and a trained animator. Yes, I am a trained […]Read more "Effects Animation: Ergo Proxy"
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"