MP4S: Mawaru Penguindrum Analysis

Mawaru Penguindrum is a labyrinth of symbols, each episode having multiple levels of interpretation. Many people are confused by this overflowing stream of aesthetic styles and hidden meanings. We’re here to demonstrate that everything is there because it *needs* to be there, that all the storylines and story elements intertwine elegantly.

Our analysys will proceed episode by episode, uncovering the mentioned elements and illustrating the various interpretations each element has.

You can navigate our analysis through this page, or by the tag “mp4s”.

Each episode analysis contains spoilers.


Episode 1 – The Bell of Fate Tolls

Episode 2 – Risky Survival Strategy (coming today!)

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