Metropolis is…a silent film from 1927 by the German director Fritz Lang. It’s set in a dystopian future where some naive teenager tries to overcome the class system to pursue love. Metropolis is…a manga written in 1949 by Osamu Tezuka. Its similarities to the original film are pretty limited, mainly because Tezuka hadn’t even seen the film when he [...]
The issue I had with the earliest episodes of Space Bros was they were repetitive. The ongoing thread of Mutta having to keep to his dreams was being repeated without change or alternative views with each episode. It got really boring really quickly, and I started to wonder whether the 50+ episodes it was planning [...]
Hi guys, I’m your new writer for The Cart Driver. Scamp so graciously invited me to join, being that wonderful and handsome and sexy man that he is, and I can’t wait to stand in the shadow of such a great writer! *cough* Anyway, this is the final monthly roundup ever. Some quick highs and [...]
Gainax X Nisioisin, OMG totally going to be the best anime evar!!!
Today is the worst day in the entire year, as it is the furthest away from Christmas. Keeping in the spirit this depressing day, as well as keeping with tradition as I did a similar post last year, it’s time to wrap up the top 10 moments in anime that caused me to rage in [...]
Avatar isn’t anime. It’s just American animation that’s highly influenced by anime. However it was through the high reputation it had amongst anime fans that got me to check it out in the first place. Hence it still counts as something related to anime that happened to me this year. So yeah, that’s my justification [...]