So I subscribe to an anime goodie box services. Sometimes they send me real crap, as in someone there thought it would be cute to send The World’s Lamest Face Mask (TM) in the first COVID-era box. Yeah, um, nope. But they also send cool stuff. There was a cute little Gundam head I had […]Read more "The Eternal Parallelogram: FLCL"
The original FLCL is a wild sleigh ride of a show, dazzling in construction and dazzling in pace. I have said before and I will say again that the animator in me is thrilled watching it. It’s a deliberate mish-mash of styles that gives the series and energy that drives it past your eyes at […]Read more "How long is this series: FLCL"
Okay, so after a decade and a half, give or take (mostly give) someone decided that FLCL needed sequels. No, I don’t know why. FLCL is unique, a tornado of hectic action driven by a pink-haired who-gives-a-shit named Haruko Haruhara. It mixed different animation styles, sci-fi wierdness, hard rock music and non-stop motion together willy-nilly […]Read more "One Stage, Three Plays: The FLCLs"
In honor of the reincarnated FLCL franchise – the first episode of the new-born FLCL Progressive aired last night – I think I can take time out from regularly scheduled posts to sneak in a special event. I like the original FLCL. I’ve seen it four times already, and since it’s a shorty…less than three […]Read more "What the F*** Did I Just Watch? FLCL"