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Podcast: Unpacking Anime’s Thematic and Spiritual Depth
Jan 4, 2019
Netflix Is Bringing Us a Lot of Anime in 2018
The streaming service will produce 30 anime titles alone next year.
Oct 24, 2017
Weekend Reads: Anime’s New Golden Age, Luc Besson’s
, “Post-Horror” Films, the World’s Oldest Websites, Brain-Hacking & more
Also: Facebook’s population, the iPhone’s future, North Korea, Donald Trump’s TV addiction, new movie formats, comic books, and Henry David Thoreau’s video game.
Jul 15, 2017
Reading: Musical Artificial Intelligence,
, Anime for Adults, Ben Sasse & More
Also: Cuba’s Netflix, pre-Tolkien fantasy epics, anime samurai apologetics, and conservatives vs. Julius Caesar.
Jun 17, 2017
Forget about characters and plot. My favorite aspect of “Macross” has always been its amazing mecha designs.
Sep 3, 2016
Exploring Anime from a Christian Perspective
This may be the only anime article you’ll read that mentions Bertrand Russell in a review of Attack on Titan.
Nov 21, 2014
Now It Makes Sense Why
Space Captain Pirate Harlock
Makes No Sense
The high-profile animated film is currently streaming on Netflix in a heavily edited and diminished form.
Sep 29, 2014
An Anime Primer, #5:
and Some Honorable Mentions
A poignant holiday tale of redemption, plus several other anime movies and series worth checking out.
Dec 6, 2013
An Anime Primer, #4:
Darker Than Black
My Neighbor Totoro
Ghost in the Shell: SAC
Grim, mysterious superhumans, delightful forest friends, and elite government agents.
Dec 5, 2013
An Anime Primer, #3:
House of Five Leaves
A sedate samurai drama, a chilling tale of dreams and hallucinations, and a poignant drama made more awesome with transforming robots.
Dec 4, 2013
An Anime Primer, #2:
Garden of Words
Grave of the Fireflies
A haunting, rain-filled movie about relationships, a harrowing WW2 childhood drama, and an enigmatic series about angel-like creatures in a strange town.
Dec 3, 2013
An Anime Primer, #1:
Eden of the East
Conspiracies in contemporary Japan, a family drama with a cyberspace backdrop, and a Prohibition-era tale of gangsters, bootleggers, assassins, and alchemists.
Dec 2, 2013
Review Round-Up: Isao Takahata’s
The Tale of Princess Kaguya
Studio Ghibli’s other master releases his first film in 14 years, a retelling of a classic Japanese fairy tale.
Nov 27, 2013
“The future king of Japanese animation may be with us”
Aug 7, 2009