• Movies/Entertainment,  Off the Shelf

    Off the Shelf…'Steamboy'

    This may fly in the face of anime buffs around the world but I just don’t care for Akira. Conversely I am just so enamored with Katsuhiro Ôtomo‘s other famous property Steamboy that I am nearly at a loss for words to describe it. Sure it is not as iconic as Akira but to me, this is the superior effort. Aside from the work of Studio Ghibli, this is probably the most gorgeous animated film I’ve ever seen. Steamboy really delivers the goods and ends on such a high note that any minor issues are all but forgotten in the awe of the finale. Masterpieces don’t come along very often…

  • Movies/Entertainment,  Off the Shelf

    Off the Shelf…’Steamboy’

    This may fly in the face of anime buffs around the world but I just don’t care for Akira. Conversely I am just so enamored with Katsuhiro Ôtomo‘s other famous property Steamboy that I am nearly at a loss for words to describe it. Sure it is not as iconic as Akira but to me, this is the superior effort. Aside from the work of Studio Ghibli, this is probably the most gorgeous animated film I’ve ever seen. Steamboy really delivers the goods and ends on such a high note that any minor issues are all but forgotten in the awe of the finale. Masterpieces don’t come along very often…