Mononoke, Kuuchuu Buranko Recommendations
Kuchu Buranko is the newest series made by the same staff of Mononoke. Despite having considerable different themes and settings, both have unique art style and animation techniques, with mysterious and intriguing plots led by mysterious and intriguing main characters. If you're enjoying Kuchu Buranko, check Mononoke. If you enjoyed Mononoke, check Kuchu Buranko.
very colorful and both kind of psycological
They are both pretty trippy and follow a main character who goes and solves people's problems more or less. The art is similar in that they use textures. You also have to infer a lot of the background information and put together pieces. The way the show is set up, for example: frequent cut scenes, monologues or explanations. If you like short shows that require a bit of mind work, then Kuuchuu Buranko is recommended.
Two funny hipsters who practice psychedelic medicine and seem to torture peoples with their professional jargon, you can easily say that they make you sick rather than treat their patients.
Kuuchuu Buranko talks about mental problems in an eccentric and bizarre way, almost as if the show was making fun of such problems. The delicate way of dealing with certain issues is worthy of appreciation and is similar to the way that the protagonist of Mononoke deals with the traumas and nightmares of the characters in his respective show.
Both take on the difficult task of making emotions see in a unique way but with an artistic magic touch. Both manage to tell emotional and traumatic stories in a way that gives a little magic and simplicity to the chaos that many of the many