Category Archives: Pendant Light

Pendant Light: Boogiepop and Others. The Imaginator and Myself.

I have a stranger relationship with Boogiepop Phantom than I do any other anime.

It is entirely possible I may not have an association with any other piece of media in the rather particular way this series and I have danced around each other over the years.

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Pendant Light: Anime Horror and Watching Nice Things

As I have been granting a rather extensive amount of time this month to seasonally Halloween appropriate anime affairs (one previous column dealing with the holiday in a friendly fun focus via Dirty Pair, three weekly entries on horror and gore back catalogue resurrections, with two more distinct pieces still in the pipeline) a few questions have been sent along to me.

In summarizing them and in so many fewer words: Why and how can I bring myself to watch so many disgusting anime? Don’t I just want to watch some nice things?

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Pendant Light: Gatchaman Crowds And Saving Superheroes

Over the years, I have become increasingly disillusioned with how Hollywood and entertainment media at large has been portraying superheroes.

Gatchaman Crowds has my back and shares in this opinion.

It is a series of broadside confetti canon blasts exuberantly rebelling against and reconstructing the very genre of entertainment it knows can thrive in the precise areas it has been casting aside.

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Pendant Light: “Yes Please! We Could Definitely Use A Halloween Party”

As we’re into the month of October, it’s the time of year when one might get to thinking they want to pop something in for the upcoming Halloween holiday. Questions like “What’s your favorite Halloween anime?” start popping up around forums and suggestion threads. Often, while the responses are often quite populated by all manner of horror or blood and guts titles, I tend to find them lacking in a certain respect.

Few, if any, ever actually feature Halloween.

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