Visualizing Loneliness in 3-gatsu no Lion

Driven by its emotionally focused storytelling and breathtaking art style, 3-gatsu no Lion is without a doubt one of the visually loneliest shows I have ever seen. In its narrative exploration of Kiriyama Rei and his nebulous mentality, the show’s use of visual metaphors and melancholic imagery have led people to describe its presentation as depressingly beautiful, and rightfully so.…

The Eccentric Cohesion of Occultic;Nine

[Description]: A breakdown of how the various unconventional elements of Occultic;Nine play into one another in order to become more engaging. I explore how visual and narrative techniques that might compromise a show’s appeal by themselves strike an unpredictable harmony with one another through Occultic;Nine’s presentation.