Author Archives: Carillus

About Carillus

"Any sufficiently advanced application of locupletative language is indistinguishable from writing magic."

Movie: おおかみこどもの雨と雪 – The Wolf Children Ame and Yuki

おおかみこどもの雨と雪 (Ōkami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki or The Wolf Children Ame and Yuki) is a movie by Hosoda Mamoru (Girl who Leapt Through Time, Summer Wars), released July 21st in Japan this year. Owing to the fact that I actually went … Continue reading

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(Not So) Breaking News: Prism Nana Project

SHAFT, the studio that brought you much of Nisio Isin’s -monogatari series, Madoka Magica, Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei and Hidamari Sketch, has unveiled the trailer and, interestingly enough, merchandise at their C82 booth for their upcoming PRISM NANA PROJECT.

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Analysing: The School Uniform

I seem to do quite a few meta posts that focus on specific aspects of the human psyche and behavior in the animanga context, so from here on, I will be prefixing such posts with the term “Analysing”. Yay for … Continue reading

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International Cosplay Day 2012: Singapore

On the 26th of August, The Neo Tokyo Project group is organising International Cosplay Day (Singapore) 2012, an event to celebrate “Cosplay & Pop-Culture Diversity”. The event will last from 10am to 8pm, and will feature U.S. cosplay celebrities, a cosplay competition, … Continue reading

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Summer 2012 First Impressions – Sword Art Online

Let’s just say that since I’ve been waiting for this show for at least ten months, so you can tell that I pretty darn like the source material. So does the first episode live up to my expectations, having read … Continue reading

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Breaking News: The Goddess has Descended

The legendary 1/8 scale Goddess Madoka from Goodsmile Company that first debuted at WonFes 2012 in her unpainted form, launching waves among Puella Magi fans, has arrived in her full glory.

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Mouretsu Pirates 22: What.

Now, seriously. I have to talk about this. For those of you (still) watching Mouretsu Pirates, who praised it for its hard-ish-fiction approach to sci fi (i.e. none of that G-particle phlebotinum stuff and robots that ignore the laws of … Continue reading

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Spring 2012 First Impressions – AKB0048

AKB0048 is a Spring 2012 series that, despite being produced by Satelight and written/directed by Shoji Kawamori (every damn Macross you’ve ever watched, Patlabor, Genesis of Aquarion) and Okada Mari (Toradora, Ano Hana) seems to have drawn so much skepticism … Continue reading

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