Short Animation From The Tokyo University of the Arts!

Hey everyone! This is a short blog post (I don’t normally do these types of posts). I’d just wanted to share this nice animation I found on Vimeo. Apparently it’s from the Tokyo University of the Arts and it’s a nice, short film dealing with having a crush on someone, with a bit of oddness thrown in for good measure.

It doesn’t have particularly high production values, but it’s pretty cool seeing this crude style that almost no one uses these days. For some reason the direction of this show kind of reminds me of Shaft might do something, but that’s just me.

Anyway, feel free watch the video if you have the time, and tell me what you thought of it.

(Yes, I know it’s three months old. Sorry I didn’t find it sooner!)


Summer Wars – Review

「Summer Wars」

The Spoiler-Free Review

So it’s a pretty hot summer season (at least, where I live), and there is one anime that I have seen that’s made a lasting impact on me. To date, few shows have touched me in an emotional way, and I’m proud to say that Summer Wars is one of them. Director Hosoda Mamoru (Wolf Children, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time) has created another great film, this time defining what it means to truly be a family. It just happens that this family saves the world in the process.
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