Just a typical Studio Gainax production
February 17, 2011 12:37 PM Subscribe
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, most famous in the USA for Neon Genesis Evangelion (previously
) has produced anime in a wide variety of genres. It is responsible for serious science fiction
, both classic
and deconstructed giant robots, slice of life comedy and drama, and productions that exist for little reason but sexual innuendo
and obsessively animated jiggling breasts
. With the last sometimes randomly appearing in otherwise serious productions.
Their latest effort, Panty And Stocking With Garterbelt
breaks new ground for Gainax, especially in its visuals. With an art style, and some storytelling elements, that are an homage to Craig McCracken's
Power Puff Girls, Gainax continues the long tradition
of stylistic trading between America and Japan, and has introduced a series that rivals Super Milk Chan for sheer weirdness. It also involves more toilet humor and offensive characters than South Park ever dreamed possible.