Takena Nagao‘s stop-motion animations drop adorable, anime-style clay characters into horrifying situations. A die-hard heavy metal fan, Nagao draws upon the conventions of pulp, grindhouse, and exploitation films to create stylized short films.
This week’s featured film is Nagao’s wildly popular bloodbath, Chainsaw Maid. Check it out:
The father’s sip of coffee cracks me up every time. If you want to see more Nagao, check out his website. You’ll find everything from slasher gore-fests to goofy pulp science fiction shorts.