FLCL (2000 IMDb)

Categorization

OVA series. Surrealism for fans of animation. Tsurumaki Kazuya.

Subject

Lots of stuff happening around a mecha epic in a city with a giant iron.

Commentary

Japanese word games, references to the classics, hyperkinetic action, lots of meta, functional symbolism. Fine soundtrack. Get the American DVDs with Tsurumaki's commentary: you'll never guess who seiyuus Miyu Miyu.

References here: Re: Cutie Honey (2004), Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad (2004), The Dragon Dentist (2014).

Gainax Japanese production Tsurumaki Kazuya animation mecha series