Tag Archives: Mawaru Penguindrum

Moments of Anime 2012: Welcome to Rock & Roll Survival Strategy (Mawaru Penguindrum)

[Seventh Moment: Kaiji Killed Me Every Week] The Survival Strategy recurring scene is my favorite moment in Mawaru Penguindrum because it succeeded and failed at the same objective, and that this failure only adds to the awesomeness of the whole. … Continue reading

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The Gift That Keeps on Giving: Revolutionary Girl Utena and the Be Papas Diaspora That uh, Revolutionized Anime (From Goldfish Warning, from Evangelion, to FLCL, to Princess Tutu, to Mawaru Penguindrum)

Well, not quite a diaspora and not really a revolution… but the accomplishments of the group of people who eventually made Revolutionary Girl Utena together and then moved on to make other shows awe me. Yes, the kind of awesome … Continue reading

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On The Interpretation of Anime (or How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bog)

This is all just a dream. How else can I explain my talking to a bunch of 2D anime characters who barely make sense hurling forth a whole slew of things. Is it so unbecoming to talk about oneself with … Continue reading

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Curry, Rock & Roll, & Xenophilia are all about Survival Strategy: Mawaru Penguindrum 03

“It smells foreign in here” the man in the train said. Apparently, Japanese style curry is still considered foreign food by the Japanese, as is Omurice (rice omelet), as is any food that can be eaten with as spoon and … Continue reading

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