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 reality-bending anime film Paprika, the last one Satoshi Kon finished before he passed away.
The final part of my primer on the works of Leiji Matsumoto, focusing on his more recent projects, including Interstella 5555.
A look at the full run of the Scott Pilgrim comic/manga. No spoilers here!
Brent looks over Satoshi Kon's Christmas anime, Tokyo Godfathers.
A look at the works of anime pioneer Leiji Matsumoto, focusing on his Galaxy Express 999 franchise.
A review of the first volume of this thriller series, which pits a bunch of freshly-graduated college oddities attempting to put the dead to rest.
Brent reviews the gothic comedy anime series Occult Academy, a story about a boy, a girl, lots of spirits, and the end of the world.
The second part of my primer on legendary anime creator Leiji Matsumoto, where I focus on his Captain Harlock franchise.
A review of the first volume of Bakuman, the manga about manga from the creators of Death Note.
The second volume of Gundam Unicorn (UC) is here! We meet Full Frontal as the plot thickens.
The first part of a primer on the major anime works of Leiji Matsumoto, creator of Galaxy Express 999, Captain Harlock, and many other classic anime. This video is an introduction to his major contributions.
A review of the first volume of the over-the-top big game hunter shonen manga series Toriko.
Brent looks at the new 2010 Iron Man anime series, animated by Madhouse with a story by Warren Ellis.
Brent reviews the original light novel of Spice and Wolf, translated into English and available now. It's an exciting story of romance, fantasy, medieval adventure, and international currency markets. Really!