Jul 1, 2015
Papikari (All reviews)
At first, I was thrown off, since it began with actual film and didn't quickly transition into animation. But when the animation began, I was delighted to find that for once, I wasn't the slightest bit creeped out by it. Normally, very old animation scares me a bit, but despite the odd looking faces on some of the animals, the different things done with the very few resources I'm sure were available at the time are outstanding. The story was cute and funny, too, which caused me to really enjoy it. I even laughed a couple of times, which is more than I can say for some of today's intentionally comedic short series/movies. The music is basically a repetitive loop, but there are some breaks in it which are nice. Additionally, the historical aspect is appealing enough for me to recommend any fan of Japanese animation/film/culture to give it a go.