Wednesday, July 11, 2012

30 Day Anime Challenge - Day 2: Favorite Anime I've Watched So Far

This was a difficult one to decide. I have many favorites. But, if I must choose one, then I choose:

Princess Tutu. It is an anime fairy tale, with themes from other fairy tales, poetry, opera, and ballet. As a musician appreciative of the fine arts, I really enjoyed the concept of the show, the plot, the characters, and the impressionistic style. It is a must-watch for every human with access to first-world technology.

The runner-up:

Cowboy Bebop. I must say that I do enjoy science fiction. This one blew my mind. Not only is there action and drama, there are tons of scientific "yet-to-bes" for me to mull over in my mind and wish existed. Couple that with awesome music courtesy of Yoko Kanno and the Seatbelts and a successfully-fitting aesthetic, and you get one spectacular show.

Honorable mentions: xxxHolic, Miyuki-chan in Wonderland, Higurashi no Naku Koro ni, FMA: Brotherhood, Kanokon, Chihayafuru, C, Death Note.

Tomorrow's prompt: "my anime crush"

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