Grace Noonan, junior biology major, felt a lot of uncertainty at the start of the pandemic. It led to people pivoting to new creative interests as a means to cope. For the Long Island native, the lockdown gave her a chance to brush up on her art.
“Patema Inverted” is a must-watch for Japanese animation fans who look for the immersion into culture and impressive animation, and science fiction fans who like to think about the possibilities of gravitational fantasy.
Though there are some nods to the original anime show itself — the movie starts by introducing Tat and Izana, two key characters from the show — the storyline is based on the history behind the world of “No Game No Life.”