Category Archives: Black Rock Shooter

The Power of Context – Brief Discourse on K-On! and Black Rock Shooter

The power of context in creating epidemics has often been the focus of social dynamic studies. This is hardly a new concept. Comedies are almost always funnier with friends; thrillers more enjoyable in groups. Similarly, the contexts in which we … Continue reading

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Black Rock Shooter OVA: An Escher Look Through the Glass Checkerboard

I just watched Black Rock Shooter OVA, and it far exceeded my already high expectations set by the pilot edition. A blend of flawless animation and grungy artworks, this anime is simply gorgeous. One particular artistic choice that really stood … Continue reading

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In Love With Hatsune Miku and Vocaloid

Recently, after watching the pilot episode of Black★Rock Shooter and coming upon a playlist from a friend, I have become completely immersed in a lot of the music associated with Vocaloid. I consider myself to have quite an eclectic taste … Continue reading

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Black Rock Shooter Pilot Edition

BLACK★ROCK SHOOTER pilot episode came out a few days ago. In an earlier post of previews of upcoming anime, I have said that I was really looking forward to this. It turns out the pilot episode is not really an … Continue reading

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Fall 2009 Anime – Sasameki Koto, Black Rock Shooter, and More

Fall season has come around, and once again, among the myriads of anime that will be released, a few have caught my attention. Of course, the big news is that the very popular yuri manga, Sasameki Koto, is being animated … Continue reading

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