Archived Series: Winter 2018

A Place Further Than the Universe

Atsuko Ishizuka’s clever use of social media in A Place Further than the Universe

“Loved ones will always watch over you” — letters in Violet Evergarden and A Place Further than the Universe

After the Rain

Musings on After the Rain and Twin Peaks

The lines drawn between us — cinematography in After the Rain

Darling in the Franxx

“Parasites” in Darling in the Franxx (and robot name flower meanings)

“A paradise within thee, happier far” — Strelitzia in Darling in the Franxx

Prunus Cerasus and self-pollenization —more flower names in Darling in the Franxx

The Flower Language of the Darling in the Franxx Women

The Golden Bough and Darling in the Franxx

Devilman Crybaby

Snapdragons and flower language in Devilman Crybaby

Violet Evergarden

Victorian flower language and Violet Evergarden

The written word and more Victorian-era trappings in Violet Evergarden

A person worthy of that name: Violet Evergarden (and more Victorian flower language)

The White Camellia Princess and the Red Rose Prince (and Violet Evergarden)

Violet Evergarden and the Power of the Written Word