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2nd Anime Oscars?

2nd Anime Oscars?

More mock awards on the anime blogosphere (as if there haven’t been enough), this one being a sequel of the one I did last year. Just like the last effort, this set of awards will be structured to (somewhat) resemble the real Academy Awards, cheekily timed to coincide with yesterday’s ceremony. Again, these awards are […]

Facial Expressions in Anime – The Extreme, The Effective…

Facial Expressions in Anime - The Extreme, The Effective...

…And the extremely effective. Recently I’ve taken to watching video reviews from The Angry Video Game Nerd. I find his work hilarious… he has that college internet style of humour that online satirists like Maddox from The Best Page In The Universe have, except the “satire” itself has been replaced with extreme crassness delivered with […]

AnimeSuki 2009 Choice Awards: Picking Winners

AnimeSuki 2009 Choice Awards: Picking Winners

This is happening a lot quicker than it did last year. This time last year there was a massive gap between the end of nominations and voting, which didn’t start until the 25th of Jan. This year, voting is going to be over before the 20th. Personally, I think it was better the way Kyomi […]

Anime Oscars?

Anime Oscars?

Like I mentioned earlier, I (sadly) have more than a passing interest in these types of awards. The 2008 Tokyo Anime Fair Awards were just announced to, as far as I can see, reasonable disinterest. I can see the logic behind the choices behind these awards, even if I don’t particularly agree with all of […]

Kara no Kyoukai Movie 5: Paradox Spiral – Impressions and Analysis

Kara no Kyoukai Movie 5: Paradox Spiral - Impressions and Analysis

I was just blown away by this film. It’s incredibly tempting to wax lyrical about this incredible piece of film-making, but I’ll save that for later. This, instead, is a tentative attempt to get to the bottom of the some of the meaning woven into the film, to understand the numerous symbols, metaphors and philosophic […]