gendomike talks Titan: about its deep appeal, which uses primary human fears and emotions to advance what is, fundamentally, a militaristic narrative that calls upon not only the characters, but the audience, to fight. But to fight what, or who?
The Garden of Words, despite its return to Makoto Shinkai’s perhaps overly familiar themes and motifs, is still the most concise and eloquent expression of longing he has ever put on screen. A visual and aesthetic tour-de-force by nearly any measure, it is Shinkai’s masterpiece.
Here’s a direct transcript of George Wada (producer: Attack on Titan)’s comments to the press at Anime Expo 2013. Find out why he made the anime, what it might represent to the contemporary Japanese..and why Mikasa’s abs are drawn like that.