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Nov 14, 2009 11:16 AM

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THIS IS AN ANIME ONLY DISCUSSION POST. DO NOT DISCUSS THE MANGA BEYOND THIS EPISODE.
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What the heck?! I don't even know how I am going to score this...
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Dec 7, 2009 6:52 PM
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This was... something else, really. I don't know what it is. Just something else.
 
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Dec 8, 2009 8:01 AM

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The one person who reviewed it was absolutely right. This is a simple exercise in stream-of-conscious improvisation and allegory. The improv aspect is obvious if you know anything about jazz, in particular free jazz, and it's probably not a coincidence that the guy on the beach appears to be a black man. Like the review (um_esper) said, the character is obviously anxious and the allegory seems to be "an attempt to explore consumerism and militarism" if anything at all -- that's probably starting to look too deeply into it, but it certainly has something going on psychologically, and it just plays around with that anxiety.

I couldn't help but crack up when
 
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Sep 4, 2011 8:33 AM

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Sep 24, 2012 7:19 PM

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slender man?
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Dec 11, 2014 12:49 PM

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I loved it. The visuals, the music... 8/10 for me.
You all need to watch Nami.

 
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Dec 29, 2014 7:40 AM

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....... what? just what?

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Jan 13, 2015 12:43 PM

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At the very least, it was entertaining to watch. Even though it didn't make a bit of sense. At all. Haha.

That OST though.
 
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Jan 13, 2015 12:49 PM

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I'll admit that was fun in a weird way.
 
Feb 19, 2015 2:50 PM

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META_BODY said:
I couldn´t help but crack up when

Here, have a gif for that giggle:
You all need to watch Nami.

 
Mar 21, 2015 2:19 PM

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Funky :D loved it!

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Apr 2, 2015 8:39 AM

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This is some pure proto Liquid Television stuff here and here I thought FLCL was the weirdest thing gainax made.
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May 1, 2015 4:50 AM

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I don't even know if I liked it. Reminded me of Cat Soup, but where that felt a lot longer than it actually was, this felt like it was just suddenly over.
 
Dec 10, 2015 11:11 AM

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I love this kind of non-sense surreal movies. Very nice art style and funky music.
 
Jun 13, 2016 12:20 AM

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I didn't understand anything except the "The gods must be crazy" reference... Is this supposed to be about consumerism and modern days society ?

Enjoyment: 2/5 (probably because I can't grasp it)
Score: ? (I won't rate something with no knowledge of its intended goal)

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Jun 26, 2016 2:45 PM

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This was uhh…the most interesting thing I've seen all day.

Incredibly surreal.
 
Aug 19, 2016 11:53 AM

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Not only do I have no idea WTF I just watched, I think this pretty much sums up what the 80's were about actually more like it sums up what every decade was about leading up to the 80's. Also I think that in order to understand any of this you need to be as high as possible and I mean HIGH (even though this entire thing felt like some weird acid trip). It had some interesting choice of music I'll say that some of it was actually pretty good Like I said earlier I strongly recommend watching this while high if it still doesn't make sense it means you weren't high enough.
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Jan 19, 2017 2:19 PM

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"Jaw-droppingly racist musical". Given that this is Japan, is it really "jaw-dropping"? And as for musical, it could've been like a music video, but it was just too bizarre and random to be a music video, even for the 80s.

I still need to see The Gods Must Be Crazy, now that I think about it.
 
Jan 28, 2017 12:23 PM

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Its sad how much people are afraid of others or racist just because of skin color. THis was GARBAGE
 
Apr 19, 2018 11:59 AM
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The Chocolate Panic Picture Show animated by David production:
 
May 7, 2018 4:05 PM

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Wut the bloodclot
 
Dec 18, 2018 12:37 PM

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I don't understand why Gainax would ever want to have any part in making this.
 
Dec 21, 2018 6:32 PM

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well the manga wasnt added to the database
humanity: "everyday we stray further from god"
 
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