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Synonyms: Circle, ○


Type: ONA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: 2010
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Source: Original
Genre: Avant GardeAvant Garde
Theme: MusicMusic
Duration: 1 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 3.811 (scored by 13221,322 users)
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Ranked: #131452
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Popularity: #9773
Members: 2,277
Favorites: 2

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Sawako Kabuki hand-drawn animation.


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Kabuki, Sawako
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Dec 29, 2016
I might be a little biased on this review, but I could not help myself. This amazing one minute of my life was the birth of perfect harmony between music and art.

So simple, no real deeper meaning, yet so beautiful. The dramatic piano music was basically directing the simplistic art that just seemed to morph into interesting tiny stories.

One can't go wrong with watching this. You either hate it or love it but in the end the ONA is 1 minute long! So you'll either forget about the minute and move on or you'll treasure this one minute. I loved it. As soon as ...
Mar 13, 2017
Rate 3
No vocals
art piece

unclear if there is a story hidden or if this just to fuck with you (hahaha, inside joke). You have what appears to be random black and white clearly drawn events. I am guessing it is a take on the idea of a cycle. We eat, sleep, have fun, Fu*$ and repeat. Which would make sense with the symbol/second name circle.

Not as impressed. With art many things are happening. Humans have limited lines of focus. With color it stress what should be focused vs not. A pure black and white film loses that advantage. Also, the drawing could without a doubt been ...
Feb 28, 2022
Kabuki Sawako is a very strange person... quite the mad one if I happen to say so myself. This piece. "◯". Is just another one of her works that make you ask "why?". Your answer is, well, how would I know what goes on in her mind?

It's funny. A circle; the perfect shape, yet it has been used in such a vulgar manner. A juxtaposition? Perhaps. A realisation that one of the most common shapes can be simplified to the likes of the ludicrous sides of man? Probably. Just some fun with a shape? Most likely. Whatever the cause for this work was, we are ...

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