Tagged: symbolism

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A Drop In The Ocean – The Symbolism of Water in Anime

I once tried to convince you all that I’m not just a drunk, but a person fascinated by symbolism and patterns. I actually did mean half of that. And the fact is that since I started putting together drinking games for anime, I have noticed certain elements that seem to come back a lot. Some...

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Welcome to the Death Parade

Genre: Drama, psychological thriller, supernatural Episodes: 12 Studio: Madhouse   It is an inevitable truth that all things alive must one day die. As humans, we all struggle to accept this fact and to find some sort of meaning to justify our existence. We like to think that what we do and who we are matters...

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Blue Exorcist

Genre Supernatural, Action Episodes: 25 Studio: A-1 Pictures You think you got daddy issues? Imagine if your dad abandoned you at birth then came back fifteen years later and killed your loving adoptive father, who also happens to be entirely made out of coolness, and now wants to force you into the family business without giving...

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Serial Experiments Lain

Genre: Sci Fi, Psychological, Cyberpunk, Magical girl(?) Episodes: 13 Studio: Triangle Staff   Oh maaan… OK so like first scene – BAM, this girl kills herself and we have no clue why. Then, people at her school start getting emails from her (this was a while ago – you couldn’t just schedule your emails to send...