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More On Popotan

Posted by shanoah on June 21, 2009

Since last post, I watched the rest of Popotan (there are only 12 episodes.)

It actually had some interesting themes to it, and a lot on loneliness, and making friends when you know that you’ll be leaving in a few days, and know you’ll either never see them again, or that they may be old and grey the next time you see them. Rather depressing in spots, actually, especially the second to last episode.

Not sure I liked how it ended, but I’m not sure I liked the alternatives, either.

Wasn’t really expecting anything thoughtful out of an anime that involves bathing scenes with several nude women just about every episode, usually with breast size comparison and glomping going on.

For anyone curious, here’s the end theme. This one happens to have also grabbed the preview of the next episode (which gets annoying quick, since they’re almost all this obnoxious style). Note that the ferret in question gets a rope tied around it, and ends up being dragged everywhere by said “magic girl” in the actual episode.

Still, it has singing dandelions. Got to love that. (Oh, and popotan is actually a corrupted form of the Japanese word for dandelion, and dandelions feature a lot in this anime. They boss around the main characters a lot, in fact.).

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