Tag Archive: ghost in the shell

Mini Review: Appleseed (1988 OVA)

Masamune Shirow is a legend amongst legends.  The creative mind behind Black Magic, Appleseed, Dominion Tank Police, Ghost in the Shell, and Galgrease is widely regarded as one of the most talented individuals in the world of Manga.  The 1988 OVA of Appleseed has joined the ranks of classic anime whose impact will never diminish.

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Perfect Blue…the perfect anime?

Sometimes, an anime comes along that changes all the rules.  Conjuring up unsettling images that provide the viewer with a sense of intense dread, you don’t just begin to identify with the main character; you actually find yourself becoming a part of her plight, wondering when “they” will get you.

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