Tag Archives: SHAFT

(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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Setting Mood in Anime

Just last night, I had just finished two episodes of Rinne no Lagrange and was about to go to sleep when I suddenly had this thought – Rinne no Lagrange feels very dissimilar from a lot of anime we have … Continue reading

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12 Days of Anime: Day 9- Puella Magi Madoka Magica

What’s a Top 12 list without the modern classic PMMM?

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Puer Entrepreneur Kinimaro Yoga

While Anima is still AWOL and the 300th Grand Milestone awards thingamajig is over, allow me to write about my latest fascination: [C].

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ALL ANIME = ADVERTISEMENTS.

There’s something depressing about studying the Matrix trilogy for your literature class. One, we’re compelled to believe something Hollywood made is literature, and two, with all its talk of Baudrillard’s Simulacra and Simulacrum and whatnot, it all seems so fickle – … Continue reading

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Despair and Hope in Puella Magi Madoka Magica

Plenty of spoilers ahead, but unless you’re living under the most darkest shadow on Pluto, I assume you have already watched the final episode and are still scrambling to put the exploded parts of your brain back together.

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What makes an anime popular?

We all have shows that we adore for various reasons. Whether it be the plot (Seikon no Qwaser), the deep characters (Lucky Star), or just the right dose of humor, there’s usually at least one show per season that you … Continue reading

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