Last week I made the bold claim that the Dereani complete fanbook translations would be making their way to the blog every Friday/Saturday, and in a move that defies all odds, I’ve managed to follow up on that this week! The goods this time come in the form of a roundtable with Dereani’s character designer and chief animation director Yuusuke Matsuo (aka Fugo) accompanied by key staff member and ROCK lover Toshifumi Akai, who give us some delectable details regarding the…
Let me tell you about a fascinating, lovingly crafted series. You might have heard of this one before, it’s called Mob Psycho.
What happens when an unconventional artist known for his loose drawing style does animation direction for a TV anime episode? We get a masterpiece like this, apparently.
Welcome back, troops. It’s time for the second half of the Noriko Takao x Atsushi Nishigori roundtable, which picks off immediately where we left off in part one. I won’t waste your time with an overly long intro this time, so let’s get right into it.
The Cinderella Girls fanbook is a treat for fans that’s blessed not only with a beautiful cover by the god Fugo himself, but also with a ton of meaty interviews with both the cast and most of the production staff involved. It’s only natural then that — as the guy who lives and breathes imas around these parts — I take the task upon myself to translate a number of said interviews for the sake of all you lovely folk…
Episode two of Mob Psycho 100 was unsurprisingly less filled with outstanding pieces of animation than the premiere. Is the show already losing steam? Is it a letdown? Is everything over?! Hell no!
It’s time for the weekly highlights, slightly earlier than usual since the Mob Psycho post will be delayed and we wanted to make up for it. Fans of digital animation and those who want to learn more about it: get ready, this one’s for you.