It tackles these tough subjects without forcing them upon the viewer, as they are slowly immersed into the twisted world of Mima's life. All his works perhaps with the exception of Tokyo Godfathers, which is still fantastic explore this genre differently, some deeper than others, but from Paranoia Agent to Millennium Actress he clearly shows his abilities as a director. Mima Fan voice uncredited Produced by. All contents are provided by non-affiliated third parties and contain only links to other sites on the Internet. I have purchased my first Anime film and this saturday night I may lose my Anime Virginity. There's no arguing that the climax is spectacular. Mima aspiring to be an actor allows this story to use clever writing to really add mystery and delusion while maintaing truth.
I would still strongly advise against younger viewers watching this. Dubs, I hate subbed films, I don't enjoy having to have my attention focused on the bottom portion of the screen, it leaves less time to take in the visuals, which in my eyes is what it's all about. As always, my reviews are spoiler free. Mima climbs up the rocky road to success by performing as rape victims and posing nude for magazines, but is haunted by her reflections of the past. I was just pointing out a famously bad dub of a good anime show.
They add to the emotional strain on Mima pulling her mind apart but may not be watchable by everyone. I found that rather funny Ive go no problems with subtitles other than not being able to takw your eyes of the screen but its never been a big deal. Other Thoughts This movie contains fully uncensored nudity and graphic sexual scenes. You should watch Boku no Pico instead. Perfect Blue is a bit of an odd duck. Too bad it so clearly distinguishes the previously hazy borders between what is real and what isn't.
Tones are darkened slightly to add an extra layer of mystery an unease. However, Mima's life begins to change drastically after her departure from the group. You are watching now the Perfect Blue movie has Animation Horror Mystery Genres and produced in Japan with 81 min runtime. As for the age old dub vs sub question. This changes the ending quite a bit.
And then the murders start, and her sanity starts fraying. I haven't watched Perfect Blue in ages. Story: The story is centered around Mima Kirigoe, the lead member of a pop trio who's decided to go solo as an actress. Breaking your cherry on Perfect Blue?! I personally prefer to watch subbed anime. I also recommend watching Tokyo Godfathers.
She makes a fantastic protagonist, and as I mentioned above, wonderfully illustrates the theme of loss of innocence. Originally running for two volumes in a yuri-centric anthology, t. When, I'm not really sure; there's not a lot of information about it. This is strongly shown in the main character Mima Kirigoe. Overall 8 Story 8 Animation 9 Sound 9 Character 7 Enjoyment 9 Perfect Blue centers around a small pop star's transition into the film business. Thinking about who you are and why you are this person may often cause your thoughts to clash amongst one another. You will lose your thoughts within the chaos of perfection that is Perfect Blue.
I may be wrong, but until I know it's been acknowledged I'll stick with the original. If you like psychological thrillers then sure, go ahead and enjoy yourself. The stalker, while far less explored, still has his motivations clearly explained and the viewer gets a fantastic look into a deranged mind. There are a few series where the dub is clearly superior but they are few and far between. Wanting to shed her pop-idol image, she takes on a role in a crime drama series, and her career as an actress gradually becomes more demanding and taxing for both Mima and her manager, Rumi Hidaka.
Mima Fan voice as Kermit Beachwood. After awhile you stop noticing you're actually reading anything and you dont lose as much focus from the action as you might think. Also, another note, since you are an anime virgin regardless it might be a good idea to start with dub, after all it will help ease you into the anime world easier, I started with dub and I'm sure most people did. Disliking an opinion is not a valid reason for flagging. Theron Martin has the details. I think that Kon makes great use of implication in his kill in the parking garage, but then the one in the apartment is incredibly visceral. My god, the plot twists.
Personally as long as the voices work with the setting or are well voice acted, like all studio Ghibli films, then I don't mind. I thought it was a good movie. It has a realistic world and character design to it. The Bub of Perfect blue wasnt to bad, and it is easier to follow the movie if you understand what they are actually saying. The eyes on the creeper characters give a twisted feeling to them.
Sub takes some getting used too early on since in anime the subs can go by really fast because japanese can say a lot more with less words. Director voice as Richard Plantagenet. One by one, each disturbing development drives Mima to become increasingly unhinged and unable to distinguish reality from fantasy. The whole movie makes beautiful use of tension without any gimmicky camera angles that zoom in on demented, boggling eyes or some other such junk that many psychothriller anime titles use to create unease when the scenario itself isn't enough to accomplish it. The heavy blurs mixing dream and reality the quick transitions tying plot together with story progression while maintaing illusion is executed flawlessly in Perfect Blue. Im not trying ot star some huge debate or flame war or anything. Not the greatest art out there during the time, but given the situation that they had to work with, it's still pretty decent.