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Anime Spotlight#6: Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet (Suisui no Gargantia)

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Name: Suisui no Gargantia (Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet)

Year: 2013

Episodes: 13

Studio: Production I.G. (Ghost in the Shell, Psycho-Pass, Guilty Crown)

Writer: Gen Urobuchi

Urobuchi kind of reminds me of M. Night Shymalan (except you know, his work hasn’t started to suck) because no matter how well crafted his characters and their worlds are, at the end of the day, viewers watch his work for the shock factor. You just know that at some point, Urobuchi is going to pull some crazy twist that changes the entire story and probably leads to lots of people dying (his nickname isn’t Urobutcher for nothing).  So before going into Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet, I prepared myself for another rollercoaster story guaranteed to tear my heart out, stomp it into the ground, and leave me wondering how there could be any happiness in the world.  Continue reading Anime Spotlight#6: Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet (Suisui no Gargantia)

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