Tagged with Fall 2003

Tokyo Godfathers

Tokyo Godfathers

TOKYO GODFATHERS Watched via DVD Tokyo Godfathers is a Satoshi Kon movie that takes place in Tokyo around Christmas time. The general premise is that three homeless people happen across a baby while sifting through garbage, and decide to take in the poor child. Over the course of the movie, we watch this motley crew … 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

Planetes

Planetes

PLANETES Watched via DVD WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: Planetes has a horribly underwhelming summary, so if you find yourself wanting to pass over Planetes after watching the trailer or reading the cover, don’t walk away just yet! Upon first glance the show looks like it is just about people who collect trash in space, which sounds … Continue reading