A new anime season is upon us, and now that I've ditched most of the poorly paying freelancing I foolishly piled on in the past year, I'm actually going to WATCH SOME STUFF. Well, I say that now. Who knows how much I'll actually keep watching throughout the upcoming months... Still, in the spirit of … Continue reading Summer 2021: Anime Season First Impressions
Kairi wants to be an idol so bad, but she's about to give up on her dreams when Ranko, a voluptuous redhead, approaches her and offers her a job. But wait a minute, this isn't idol practice, this is gay sex!
On the surface, it seems like Perfect Blue has a relatively simple premise - an idol finds herself being stalked by an obsessive fan - the movie itself is far from simple. It does an excellent job of placing the viewer within the muddled mind of Mima as she struggles to figure out who she really is versus the person society/her manager/her fans want her to be.
First of all, let's talk about Kagero, the female ninja who is immune to poison because she herself constantly oozes poison. Actually, I only want to talk about Kagero, because Ninja Scroll really did her dirty, and she deserves to be in something that treats her better. A poisonous female ninja had so many opportunities for badassery, and yet...
Hey all, this is a repost of a blog entry from 2018. I'm trying to get back into writing stuff like this, so I'm giving it a reblog as inspiration for me! Plus, consider this a placeholder while I try to get back into my groove 🙂 Have you ever been fooled by an anime’s … Continue reading Well, it LOOKED cute: A look at art style dissonance in anime