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Pictures at an Exhibition and Osamu Tezuka’s Gallery on Decay

Released in 1966, this Osamu Tezuka directed anime film makes use of Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky’s ten movement suite from 1874 to guide us as viewers through a series of dialogue-free shorts.

With the framing device of the audience being led through a museum art gallery, we are shepherded through a choice selection of professional occupation portraits as we then come to explore their perceived nature and impact. A reflecting pool on the march of modern society and what it champions as the heroes of today.

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A Hatsune Miku Music Video Chronology Marathon

Hatsune Miku is not a character from an anime. But, her music videos would count as animation produced in Japan.

After one of said works ended up included in my binge of Fantasista Utamaro’s animation directing work, database hound tools like MALgraph have been nudging me to watch other music videos featuring her ever since.

We are going to need a much bigger word processor document boat to tackle this fish.

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