Saturday, December 02, 2006

Getting there...

Subject: Noir
Just finished disc 5, leaving off where the cliffhanger hung me just over 2 years ago.

I've been trying to formulate my infamous "Crackpot Theory™" so I can write about it for Makoto's 'zine, but for every little bit of "a-ha", there's plenty of "but, what about...?".

For those who don't know my "Crackpot Theory™", it's essentially the belief that one of the threads that make "MADLAX" is that it's about actually making an anime series. Limelda is the obsessive fan. SSS is Koichi Mashimo himself. From there, it takes on quite a leap in speculation, unfortunately. I think Friday Monday is either the producer, or the writer. Carrossea is whichever one Friday isn't. Kuanjitta is the network. Madlax is the anime itself, but Margaret is the real storytelling.

It gets kind of complicated.

Which is a shame, because I'm in the "Keep It Simple, Stupid" school. But I'm trying to have fun with it, as well as make a point about how a good story lets you project a lot about yourself and your desires on to it. That's the root of what I'm going to write about. I still have a week to get it all together, and hopefully with all of it fresh in my mind, I'll get through it in short order.

More to follow, I'm sure.

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