If this were a top ten list, Garantia on the Verdurous Planet would be in the top three. This beautiful tale of human nature makes me tear up every time I watch it. I can’t imagine a more poignant combination of a coming of age story and speculation over the meaning of human life.
Warning: Major Character Death, and lots of Gore. Also, if you’re squeamish about tentacles or squid, this probably isn’t the anime for you.
Have you seen this anime? What about it made you want to be a better writer? Do you intend to go shotgun this anime now that I’ve shown it to you? Comment below and tell me what you think!