Posts tagged anime.
Fox News host Lou Dobbs tells his viewers that films like The Secret World of Arrietty, a Japanese anime film written by Hayao Miyazaki, is indoctrinating children into some sort of radical liberal agenda. They then go on to compare the film to the Occupy Wallstreet movement and one conservative guest informs us that we don’t need no “borrowers” (if you’ve seen the film/read the novel you’ll get this).
Akira is what first sold me on anime as a serious art form.
“Sometimes I suspect I am not who I think I am, like maybe I died a long time ago and somebody took my brain and stuck it in this body. Maybe there never was a real me in the first place, and I’m completely synthetic. What if a cyber-brain could possibly generate its own ghost, create a soul all by itself? And if it did, just what would be the importance of being human then?”