I’m nearly at the end of talking about RahXephon. Well, maybe not. I’ll probably never stop talking about RahXephon, but I’ve spent three months on my blog largely focused on this show, and I would like to finish talking about it this month. That said, I have a lot of small things I really wanted […]Read More The Odds and Ends of RahXephon
If you asked me who my favorite character was in RahXephon, I would be torn between two choices. The first one is pretty obvious — Jin Kunigi. I wrote an entire post about his bluebird and the underlying tragedy of his daughter’s death. He is a character who is torn in a lot of different […]Read More A boy, his pet rock and Makoto Isshiki’s Operation Downfall in RahXephon
I’ve spent most of the morning trying to decide what I wanted to say about the most pivotal moment in RahXephon. If there is a single episode where the show turns from a sort of mecha show into something else entirely, it’s Episode 14 “The Boy in the Mirror/ Time after Time.” I think I’m […]Read More If you meet the RahXephon on the road, do you kill it?
Beware! For ahead lay mild spoilers for RahXephon, or at least items I did not pick up until the second or third time I watched it. You have been warned. There were a lot of things I expected when I started this series of posts about RahXephon. I expected interest would dry up. I expected […]Read More The Ice Prince and His Brother The Sun in RahXephon
For the past few days, I’ve been struggling with how to explore the larger war in RahXephon. Unlike other shows, RahXephon seems to be difficult for me to break into discrete chunks. Partially, it’s because of how familiar I am with this series. I know how the themes of the war between the Earth and […]Read More The War of Misunderstandings in RahXephon