Posts on Planetes

Planetes: It all depends on whose life you slice

Ah, “slice of life.” A loose categorization sometimes used in entertainment writing but rarely thought of as a genre outside anime. There in cartoon-land it lives a contentious existence being confused with other genres, added to other genres, and insisting that we’d like everything a little more if we thought of all our anime as […]

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What’s On: Back to humanity edition

A couple months without a night or weekend off, then a week of some insane (probably non-swine) flu, a new TV season is here and nary a word. Blah, blah, work, vomit, excuses. What’s next? For me, Fall 2009 is like a ghost town in a western movie, sequel and spinoff tumbleweeds slowly rolling across […]

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