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Pin Pon

Masaaki Yuasa Japan, 2013

C҉ă҉t҉ă҉l҉i҉n҉'s rating of the film Ping Pong

I went into this expecting a sports anime. What I've got: existentialism, absolute threshold manliness, etiology, unconscious motivations, pro-social behavior, a comprehensible study of repression, diffusion of responsibility, dreams and mental imagery, and not a single trace of catch-all-superficiality. As stylish as it came out from the good old 90s.