Medium Matters: Cowboy Bebop I

Okay, it shouldn’t be news to anyone that there’s a live action Cowboy Bebop series on Netflix. Everyone has an opinion on the matter and the opinions are certainly mixed. Me, I kinda liked it, although the anime is better BUT … watch my lips now … That’s not what I do. I’m an analyst, […]

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How long is this series: 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 […]

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Meta-Plot, Anime, and YOU

The topic of meta-plot keeps coming up over and over in this blog. It’s based on the idea that there are supposedly seven basic plots, and they can be used to develop plot arcs or the overarching plot of an entire series, and since writing is one of the main focuses of the blog, the […]

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Sex and Sexuality: Kill la Kill

Kill la Kill is one of my favorite series, maybe third on my personal list after Black Lagoon and Cowboy Bebop, although that’s not quite fair. Due to licensing problems Kill isn’t available readily on DVD, so I haven’t seen it as often or watched it as carefully as the other two. Maybe it’s not […]

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