I’m afraid this photomosaic (made up of images from episode 11) really only looks good if you squint:
This series is one of the most interesting things to come along in years, yet I find myself inarticulate, unable to say anything intelligent about it, and I value those who can find so many interesting things to say about it.
This series has sent me off to read Haruki Murakami’s Underground, interviews with the victims of the 1995 Sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway system (and I have queued Kenji Miyazawa’s Night on the Galactic Railway right behind it, since allusions to that book are prominent in the series, too. (I should add that Nozomi’s re-release of Revolutionary Girl Utena couldn’t have happened at a better time.)
It’s good to read Murakami as the episodes of Mawaru Penguindrum come out.
Continue reading ‘Imagine! — while waiting for Penguindrum 15’