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[Seven] I hate you, I love you — Devilman Crybaby

There’s a lot to unpack in Devilman Crybaby. So much that it would barely fit in a single 12 Days of Anime post.


Snapdragons and flower language in Devilman Crybaby

Like most things in Devilman Crybaby, its use of flowers is not subtle.


What (Not) to Wear: Undressing Kill la Kill’s Wardrobe [NSFW]

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“What I drew was not eroticism. It was all about Japan’s culture of shame. The characters want to show what they’ve got, but they’re too embarrassed to do so. It’s all about the tug of war between men and women. I wanted that embarrassment to be the eroticism of the stories.”

Go Nagai in a 2008 interview

I did not like Kill la Kill until episode three of the series.