So we made him a caek!
Somewhat of a review of Requiem from the Darkness should be fitting
since I mentioned it earlier ^_^
Requiem from the darkness is about a wandering writer named Momosuke
who collects ghost stories while traveling, and through a twist of fate
ends up experiencing different ghost stories firsthand.
throughout the series the viewer as well as the writer gets a
sightseeing through the darkness of the human mind/soul helped by
the mysterious talisman seller Mataichi and his companions
Ogin the puppeteer and Nagamimi the shapeshifter.
I really liked the visual style of this anime, it's quite unique and
almost makes you believe you're watching a moving painting.
Ít is based on the "Kōsetsu Hyaku Monogatari" novels
by Natsuhiko Kyogoku
who's work is often labled as yōkai novels, though the yōkai themself
seldom show up except as manifestations of the criminal mind.
sadly there are no translated works of his published yet...
but The Summer of the Ubume will be
published by Vertical in April 2009.
Not really scaring though it's a horror anime
but still really good (especially if you like ghost stories) ^_^
and on other news, yesterday I saw Godzilla (the one from 1954)
It was quite good, despite "movie bogus-science" and a quite
anti climatic ending, what's really interesting about it though
is how it made an impact on japanese and actually worldwide
movieproduction ^_^ for an example
George Lucas have said he was inspired
by the Godzilla movie when making the special effects in Star Wars.
It also created a whole new market for special effects in Japan.
which today has led to a whole Otaku subgenre ^_^
This weekend I'll be away playing RPGs ^_^
Might update if I get ahold of internet there
but don't count on it, I've never been to that place before >.<