[MA-SOC] Animated Dance Sequences
ralphyoung at optonline.net
Sun Apr 22 09:26:34 EDT 2007
I like a lot of the same shows you do -- I'm also digging Claymore a lot,
though I can't help but feel that Claire is Vampire Hunter D after
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From: "Richard Fung" <aoshi00 at hotmail.com>
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Subject: Re: [MA-SOC] Animated Dance Sequences
> Hm.. I guess our taste are totally different. Monster Princess I've
> glimpsed thru the episode and Lucky Star I visited the website, I wouldn't
> bother w/ either of them since the art don't catch my atttention.
> But for elaborate dance sequences, I think good ones are only limited to
> Disney ones you mentioned or strictly the openings and endings from anime
> the best animation. Usually in-episode dance sequences in anime are
> to brag about, w/ several frame repeating contiuously.
>>From: Ralph Young <ralphyoung at optonline.net>
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>>Subject: [MA-SOC] Animated Dance Sequences
>>Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2007 23:53:59 -0400
>>I think I've brought this up on the list before, but I'll do it again.
>>I have a "thing" about animated dance sequences. I love them. Its weird,
>>because I'm not particularly interested in live-action dance even though
>>its obviously far more impressive to do in real life than in a frame-drawn
>>cartoon. But for some reason, animated dance numbers rivet my
>>the Fantasia Rite of Spring sequence, the ballroom scene in Beauty and the
>>Beast, A Very Goofy Movie (God help me, it was a crap movie, but the
>>scene was awesome), and the opening credits to Hana Yuri Dango, Child's
>>(original opening), and Haruhi Suzumiya all knocked my socks off.
>>I bring this up now because a couple of the new Spring season anime series
>>have comment-worthy dance sequences.
>>The first is "Lucky Star," whose entire opening credit sequence is a
>>disturbingly "pedo-licious" dance-and-cheerleading number. I watched just
>>the credits five times in a row, I liked 'em so much. I like the show as
>>whole, too, though they are obviously trying to rip off Azumanga Daioh's
>>video success (Lucky Star is also an adaptation of a 4-panel newspaper
>>strip about knucklehead high school girls).
>>The second is the end credits to "Kaibutsu Oujo" (Monster Princess). Not
>>entirely dance, but one of my favorite credit montages ever, with the
>>character pirouetting around in her goth gown while maniacally swinging
>>chainsaw around, and wolf-girl Lizar doing a particularly scandalous (and
>>well-animated) hip-hop grind-down in one shot (yeah, baby!).
>>Am I the only cartoon-dance fetishist out there? Anybody got any more
>>noteworthy animated dances in recent anime to feed my predilection?
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