Tag Archives: Shinbou Akiyuki

With All That Said, I’ll Probably Watch it Again on Blu-Ray: Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica

Over the past few years I’ve become a rather big fan of director Shinbou Akiyuki and studio SHAFT. However, my relationship with these two has naturally had some rough patches, especially when it comes to the Shinbou side of the … Continue reading

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SHAFT’s Edge, PART 2: Hidamari Sketch, Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei, Bakemonogatari

In a previous blog post, I went on for a bit about the specific qualities of Tsukuyomi -MOON PHASE- and Pani Poni Dash that make them stand out amongst other moe-centric works. Since those shows strayed a great deal away … Continue reading

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Being Dragged Along: The Characters in Madoka Magica

In lieu of finishing part 2 of my “SHAFT’s Edge” post (which I’ll get around to) I will instead quickly comment on something more recent: Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica. I don’t read a ton of anime blogs, but between the … Continue reading

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