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Fantascope: Tylostoma

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Synonyms: Fantascope Tylostoma
Japanese: Fantascope~tylostoma~


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 1, 2006
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Unknown
Duration: 34 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 6.821 (scored by 637 users)
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Ranked: #44542
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Popularity: #7456
Members: 2,290
Favorites: 4


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Jun 3, 2019
iwatooshi (All reviews)
If you've heard of Yoshitaka Amano or if you've seen some of his artwork elsewhere (and you likely have), you probably have an idea that Fantascope Tylostoma invites you to an artsy, experimental, uncommon viewing.

Particularly in an age where fluid movement and colorful palettes are some of the main characteristics of a praised or popular show, we are just not used to an anime that is visually told the way Fantascope Tylostoma is: highly stylized monochrome paintings accompanied by narration. I don't think a modern viewer can be entirely blamed for finding something like this OVA "boring" or just "weird". To some, that will read more