Princess Mononoke Review

Very few anime directors can even come close to matching Hiyao Miyazaki's fame. Even people who know nothing about anime know about Miyazaki's work, and for good reason. His films are the perfect combination of quality and accessibility and vary from good to outright amazing. Princess Mononoke is definitely the latter. Ashitaka is a young … Continue reading Princess Mononoke Review

Serial Experiments Lain Review

Serial Experiments Lain is weird. Not in the way Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo is weird with random comedy and unfamiliar cultural references. Serial Experiments Lain is weird in the End of Evangelion style of weirdness: abstract symbolism and striking imagery mixed with a story that values theme and atmosphere over a clear narrative. When I say weird, I don't mean it … Continue reading Serial Experiments Lain Review