Makoto Shinkai: Allegories in Anime Series Announcement

With the announcement of Makoto Shinkai’s latest film project, there has been a lot of discussion and hoopla going around the internet otaku communities and fandoms about his past works. Many folx feel that they are formulaic and boring, or just seem to regurgitate the same exact messages and themes over and over again. Then are the few who strongly see the uniqueness to each Shinkai film and what it represents as a stand-alone work of art.

Sword of the Stranger & the Dynamic Duality of Death – Anime Review

Sword of the Stranger (ストレンヂア -無皇刃譚-) is an original anime film  that released in Fall 2007, was produced by studio BONES, and directed by Masahiro Andō. In all of my years of watching anime, I have never seen a more masterful and artistically brilliant creation. Today, I want to share with you all of the reasons why you should watch it if you haven’t already.