An anatomy of a gaze

Though I suppose anatomy of a pose might be a better title for this post. I’m in love with by this image of Himari. Rather, boushi-san, or hat-san, as Shouma calls Himari’s possessed form. This image, seen in Mawaru Penguindrum’s second opening, Shounen yo, Ware ni Kaere, has been captivating me for some weeks now.

September 2011: What we're watching

(dengar) Our monthly (more like quarterly or semi-annual) anime feature continues with an update on several current series we’ve reviewed previously.  Read on for a return look at Steins;Gate, Tiger & Bunny and Mawaru Penguindrum. (bateszi) I hope you enjoy the lovely colours I’ve used to mark our names this time! …What was that you mumbled… Continue reading September 2011: What we're watching

Trains, classrooms and crazy girls: Mawaru Penguindrum episode 2

Japan’s train system fascinates many, but I’m not as taken by the vehicles themselves as by the sheer amount of people shoved into each carriage, to the point where one can hardly breathe. Aside from finding it weird that people would willingly submit themselves to such claustrophobic conditions, it’s also a fertile breeding ground for… Continue reading Trains, classrooms and crazy girls: Mawaru Penguindrum episode 2