Tagged: symbolism

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Land of the Lustrous – Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend

Genre : Drama, Action, Science Fiction, Symbolism Episodes: 12 Studio: Orange   Kids are just the worst aren’t they? It’s always the youngest one’s that get in trouble and drag everyone else down with them. No matter how hard you try to keep them safe, they always end up getting hurt. And once you’ve manage...

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Beastars – In Sheep’s Clothing

  Genre:  School, drama, romance, thriller, action Episodes: 12 Studio: Orange   High School can be a real jungle. It’s rough out there. Survival of the fittest, kill or be killed, dog eat dog kind of world. And you have to deal with all your hormones going nuts. It’s amazing anyone survives high school at...

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SSSS. Gridman – YAY #Mecha March!

  Genre:  Science fiction, mecha, action, adventure, kaiju, Episodes: 12 Studio: Trigger   Puberty is weird. You hit high school and all the sudden you don’t know who you are anymore. Well you do but you don’t know who you should be. Unless you’re Hibiki, then you literally don’t know who you are. That’s cause...

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Sunday Without God – Reinventing the Zombie Genre

  Genre : Supernatural, drama, school, action, fantasy Episodes: 12 Studio: MADHOUSE   15 years ago, God abandoned his creation. Admitting failure, he left humanity to its fate and moved on. 15 years ago, with nowhere else to go, the dead got stuck in the living plane and had to go on as if nothing happened....

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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...