Posts on Shoujo

I’m in love again

I know, right it’s all bunnies and snuggles and kitties around here lately, but I started Kare Kano finally and I’m digging it a lot. This part helps: Almost as enjoyable as the live-action FLCL ending.

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Do you know? The top 10 reasons to love Revolutionary Girl Utena

Well, it’s over. Thirty-nine disorienting episodes later, Revolutionary Girl Utena has ended for me. There’s a lot to digest, and sometimes the pace at which bizarreness is thrown at you can be a little much. So not only am I confident that I’ll watch Utena again, I think right now I can only manage a […]

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The Revolution will be televised, over and over: Repetition in Utena

As always, the shadowplayers say it best. How to make a Student Council Arc episode of Utena: Introduce a member of the council as your focus Make sure that character has a run-in with Utena Optional bitch-slap Challenge Grab the handle, close-up on the water hitting the rose ring Begin JA Seazer’s Absolute Destiny Apocalypse […]

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Absolute beginning apocalypse: Revolutionary Girl Utena

The best part about currently-airing anime is the “water cooler” factor, the ability to talk with people about what happened this week and speculate on the coming episodes. While older titles may have more appeal in general, the shared experience factor of new series is something you just have to miss out on. But a […]

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