Tag Archives: anime

MEMEME

27 Apr
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System 7: Hinotori

16 Aug

System 7 is a project by Gong members Steve Hillage and Miquette Giraudy.

Inspiration for the video came from an unfinished manga series by Osamu Tezuka.

Subete ga F ni Naru: The Perfect Insider

29 Dec

The ending credits for a new anime series are a glorious mashup of Conway’s Game of Life, Debian Linux, Common Lisp and Motif Window Manager.

DyE – Fantasy (NSFW)

4 Oct

Truly, I wish I didn’t have to ruin some of the surprise in the turn that this video takes, but I’m afraid for this selection I do need to warn viewers that there are some disturbing visuals in this one. The music remains entrancingly chill though.

Usagi Drop Ending and Intro

13 Oct

Both the ending and the intro of the anime series Usagi Drop (2011) are of a very childlike and heartwarming psychedelic style. Enjoy!

(Thanks to Eva for the suggestion)

Anamanaguchi – 「MEOW」

8 Jul

This must be how it feels to trip with your friends  in the arcade on a Saturday night…

(Link: Shakti. Thanks!)

Sailor Moon

27 Jun

Sailor Moon is one of the super-successful Japanese anime series of the 90’s (It also has a whole franchise of manga, merchandise and other stuff). It demonstrates the popular genre of “Magical girl warrior”, in which girl warriors release their magical or psychic powers through transformation sequences that mostly include magic rituals like… changing clothes.

Yes, you heard that right. In this genre  (That has already spread out of Japan), controlling supernatural magic is done by changing to the the right outfit. It’s hard to understand what is the idea behind this. Does it try to convey a commercial message? Or does it symbolize an inner mental transformation, like in “Synchronization” in Neon Genesis Evangelion (Another famed anime series from the 90’s)?

It’s only purpose is probably to look cool in the eyes of the girls that form the show’s audience. But as long as it is presented with psychedelic-like visuals of glowing colors and surreal images, it satisfies me! If you are looking for more clips like these, Youtube is just loaded with them.

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