Thursday, August 23, 2012

Mawaru Penguindrum (Anime)

Mawaru-Penguindrum is an anime of 2011, created and directed by Kunihiko Ikuhara and animated by the studio Brain's Base.
From the series was made into a three-volume novel published by Gentosha, written by the same Ikuhara with Kei Takahashi and illustrated by Lily Hoshino, the character designer of anime.

The series marks the return of director Ikuhara after 12 years since his last own work "Utena la fillette révolutionnaire - The Movie"
During this period he had dedicated himself to books and comics and animation, in minor roles as directed by initials or drawing storyboards.

The three brothers Takakura, the two male twins Kanba and Shoma and their beloved and fragile sister Himari, live alone in a strange cabin of wood and sheet metal. One day they visit the aquarium and Shoma buy as souvenirs Himari a hat in the shape of a penguin, but soon after she collapses and dies.
To the morgue Himari comes to life, the miracle is accomplished by the hat, possessed by a mysterious entity known as the "Princess of the Crystal", who makes a pact with the two brothers, the entity will be able to continue the life of Himari if change the two boys manage to find the Penguindrum, a mysterious and unspecified object. To help in the search, joined them a trio of strange penguins handyman, invisible to anyone unless the three brothers.

If you are interested about this figure, can go to this link to buy it:

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