Otaku, No Video
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On Otaku, No Video, Brent reviews anime and manga; posts primers about influential anime franchises, studios, and creators; and digs deeper into the themes and metaphors underlying anime.
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A look at the first volume of the post-apocalyptic manga series "Eden: It's an Endless World!" It's not nearly as upbeat as it sounds.
Brent continues his look at the works of Satoshi Kon with the decidedly more quiet and thoughtful film Millennium Actress.
The final segment of my primer on Studio Ghibli, covering their recent anime films of the past decade.
A look at the second volume of Yumi Unita's josei manga Bunny Drop, in which Daikichi's relationship with Rin evolves in significant directions.
Brent reviews the first three episodes of the highly mecha-oriented mecha series Super Robot Wars OG: The Inspector.
Part three of my primer on the influential anime studio, Studio Ghibli.
Brent reviews the first volume of the classic shoujo manga "Please Save My Earth," and is pleasantly surprised to find it's a fun, interesting read.
Brent reviews Satoshi Kon's first film, Perfect Blue.
The second part of Otaku, No Video's Studio Ghibli primer.
Brent reviews the first volume of the action manga Goku: The Midnight Eye.
A look at Goro Miyazaki's anime fantasy film adaptation of Ursula K. LeGuin's Earthsea novels.
A look at all the anime TV series being released for fall of 2010.
In the first part of this primer on Studio Ghibli, I talk about the early days of the studio, including the time leading up to Nausicaa of the Valley of Wind.