Re: [Yuricon][OT] Monster (was: I'm feeling deprived - help!)
- (Marked [OT], since the show is entirely yuri-less (although Nina/Anna
is rather gorgeous... ;) )
On Thu, 02 Sep 2004 13:33:07 -0400, "Erica Friedman"
>From: Adam Jones <adam@...>I was rather different there, then. In fact, one of the things I like
> > > Been watching Monster on Adam's recommendation...I'm at ep. 9, but
> > > don't yet feel like I care what's going to happen.
> >I really liked that episode, actually. If it's not your cup of tea,
> >then I suspect that we're going to end up disagreeing about this
> >show.(We always have had rather divergent views on what constitutes
> >engaging characterisation in anime series, haven't we?) Oh well...
> I don't have a problem with the way the characters are written - I
> just don't find them terribly interesting.
about it is the way that it takes so much care over even the incidental
characters. Everyone has a story to tell.
> The series feels like a suspense novel, which means that I pretty muchIt is long, yes, but to my mind it never really feels particularly
> already know what's going to happen, but, like most suspense novels,
> they'll drag it out as long as possible.
padded - there's a lot of detail in the manga, and they're clearly being
very faithful to it. (That said, the manga might well be a better
investment time-wise, since it's much easier to finish it at your own
> Bottom line is - I just don't care much if Johan, and/or Nina, killLunge's fun (in a creepy sort of way). He does get rather a lot of
> everyone. The only character I like is Junge, and he's taking way too
> long to do anything.
development later on, but the story certainly doesn't rush to get there.
For once (and it's a rarity for me), I'm finding myself just sitting
back and enjoying the ride. :)
Adam Jones (adam@...)(http://www.yggdrasl.demon.co.uk/)
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