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“One of the trickier things of the film as a whole was how to keep Moses alive as a developing character… because essentially he becomes a mouthpiece for his God in the original Bible story. And how to keep him alive, and have something going on dramatically within him, was a real struggle. How to keep him human. And the brothers’ relationship between he and Rameses really helped us with that — as well as his relationship with Aaron and Miriam.”

  The Prince of Egypt | Directors’ Commentary

for @thisonetraveler <3

Non-Thematic Mashup: List of Anime and Manga (and Comics)

I have several themed lists coming, but here is a long-ish non-thematic list consisting of several of my personal favourites in anime and manga. Spreading the good word and all that. 

Golden Kamuy

Why I love it: It’s hilarious and well-paced. Honestly, it’s surprisingly deep, too.


Xam’d: Lost Memories

Why I love it: Mature, inventive, beautiful.


Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress

Why I love it: Hardcore, thoughtful, beautiful. 


Wolf’s Rain

Why I love it: Thoughtful, beautiful, incredible dub, unique story


To you, The Immortal

Why I love it: Gritty, truthful, deep and unexpected


Suijin no Hanayome

Why I love it: Subverts other yokai bride tropes, is set in ancient, ancient japan. Very thoughtful and sweet. Reminds me of Princess Mononoke atmospherically. 

Speaking of Princess Mononke, did you happen to know that Kaya is not Ashitaka’s sister, but his betrothed?? In the Japanese version, she refers to him by a ‘big brother’ title that does not necessarily indicate a blood relation, but seniority. 


Mononoke Soushi

Why I love it: Sad, fun, inventive, charming, witty


3 AM Dangerous Zone

Why I love it: Mature, thoughtful, realistic, romance


Servamp

Why I love it: Cute, Sad, hilarious, meaningful, unexpectedly deep


Otome Youkai Zakuro

Why I love it: I prefer the manga. Funny, thoughtful, slow-paced


Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukahii

Why I love it: Hilarious, too real, lovely character dynamics


Red Data Girl

Why I love it: Deep, sweet, realistic characters, excellent dub, Shinto religion


Chouka Kou

Why I love it: Intelligent, thought provoking, deep and well played, witty


Umi no Cradle

Why I love it: Lovely mystery, fun kid shenanigans, great characters 


Arte

Why I love it: Great genre busting lead, witty, slow-paced and thoughtful


Vagabond

Why I love it: Perfect in every way.


Taisho Wotome Otogibanashi

Why I love it: Great characters, subverts melodramatic tropes, very fluffy, romance


YuYu Hakusho

Why I love it: Perfect in every way.


Beelzebub:

Why I love it: Hilarious, funny, fun, laughable


Ryouko’s Record of Spiritual Events

Why I love it: 90′s feel, ghost mysteries, fun characters, cute plot


Miriam

Why I love it: Hilarious, witty, fun, adventure, romance


Meiji Meloncholia

Why I love it: Intelligent, mysteries, slow-paced, meaningful, well played 


Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Why I love it: Chilling, old school, clever, fun


Afterlife with Archie

Why I love it: Great dynamics, wonderful storytelling, spooky, gross, heart felt