Dispatches From Winter 2011: PART 1 (Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica)

In the grand tradition of judging things by their covers, Analog Housou is proud to present PART 1 of our winter 2011 first impressions. This post would have covered more shows, but I ended up writing 1000 words on Madoka, and I doubt I’d be able to beat that...

Welcome to the bonertown.

I assume many of you are not familiar with me. I will use this post to introduce myself and give you a quick glimpse into my fractured, sordid past. As I drove home after partying hard to ring in 2011, speeding along the rain-slicked Highway 101, my iPod began...

Polymar! He will save us!!

Back in the mid 90s, auteur anime director Shinbou Akiyuki was cutting his directorial teeth on a bunch of short OVAs. I’ve seen a couple of these, and while they’re not great, they’re an interesting look into Shinbou’s style, and how it’s developed. One of these OVAs was Shin...