Memories - Magnetic Rose
I thought since I've got the Memories manga I would read the original short it's based, which turned out to be called Memories. The manga story is basically they investigate the SOS ship and get chased by robots(not the angel ones). Satoshi Kon puts his own spin on this...
Paranoia Agent - Episode 4
The guy is a scumbag and totally unlikable. Though I laughed when Shounen Bat tried to 'help' him but he gets back up and throws his shoe at him.
The juxtaposition of the sleazy montage with 'I'm an honest family man' narrative.
Paranoia Agent - Episode 3
I'm going to do bullet points as well. I don't write as much lol.
Again, excellent transitions.
I loved the scene of Harumi throwing away Maria's belongings in the dump. It was like she was dumping a body.
The phone acting as the middle man between the two...
Paranoia Agent - Episode 2
I've just finished watching it, and you guys have pretty already said what I was thinking.
The transitions from day dream to reality, the poster basically showcasing the progression of the bullying, and possibly his state of mind.
The end scene where he steps...
Paranoia Agent - Episode 1
I remember watching this show on Youtube many years ago. I am now watching it on DVD (region 1 ones)
Satoshi Kon and Susumu Hirasawa are always a great combination.
With memories of whats to come, I found myself looking at this episode from a different perspective...
I love Naoki Urasawa. I remember when I first came across his work in a comic book shop. It was Monster and I ended up reading 2 volumes there and then.
I just pre-ordered this a couple of days ago and I can't wait. It's a shame Yawara, Happy and Billy Bat haven't been released, English-wise...