Tagged with Adult Swim

Vandread vs. s-CRY-ed

Vandread vs. s-CRY-ed

Vandread VS. s-CRY-ed Watched via DVD and Adult Swim/DVD WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: Vandread opens with what could possibly be the best hook of any harem anime series. Just prior to launching a war ship into outer space, a whole army of men are shown a propaganda film granting the viewer insight into this highly unusual … Continue reading

Paranoia Agent

Paranoia Agent

PARANOIA AGENT Watched via Adult Swim/DVD WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: Paranoia Agent is a television series written and directed by Satoshi Kon. Many of his works explore themes of social media, psychoanalysis, and deviance. Satoshi Kon used this series as an opportunity to explore these themes in experimental ways he was unable to before in his … Continue reading

Trigun

Trigun

TRIGUN Watched via DVD/Adult Swim WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: While Trigun initially did poorly in Japan, it has today come to be known as a most-loved fan favorite in the United States. Well, that is at least with older fans. Despite its now old age, it has actually managed to continuously trickle down to new fans … Continue reading

Wolf’s Rain

Wolf’s Rain

WOLF’S RAIN Watched via Adult Swim/DVD WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: Wolf’s Rain is an original anime series that focuses on the journey four wolves take to find Paradise. The story begins when Kiba, an injured wolf, finds his way into Freeze City. Here he runs into three other wolves, all brought to the city by the … Continue reading

FLCL

FLCL

FLCL Watched via Adult Swim/BD WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: I think it would be safe to say that FLCL rejects traditional plot and narrative in favor of a more Dada-esque random happening of events. Sure there are repeated themes and an overall timeline from beginning to end, but the middle is just a mess of hilarity … Continue reading

Fullmetal Alchemist

Fullmetal Alchemist

FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST Watched via Adult Swim/DVD WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: So before I go into plot, I think I should add a disclaimer. I watched Fullmetal Alchemist after I read the fully published manga. I’m a real purest when it comes to adapting manga into anime, and I only appreciate change when it behooves the series. … Continue reading