This week’s chapter of our weekly series of translations covering Naoko Yamada’s career reunites her with the scriptwriter Reiko Yoshida. Enjoy the long insight into the production of K-ON! The Movie! HTT Airlines, Flight JL401: Boarding seats 1-2: Director Naoko Yamada and Scriptwriter Reiko Yoshida K-On! The Movie opened on December 3rd, 2011 and the film spread to be seen by over 1 million viewers in theatres. However, all director Yamada had planned when first hearing about the series being…
Apparently Flip Flappers’ landscapes can look wonderful even if the protagonists stay trapped within the real universe.
The internet’s still buzzing over Shelter, the recently released music video made in collaboration by Porter Robinson and A-1 Pictures, and for good reason. It’s a production birthed in the west and nurtured in Japan, overlooked closely by both parties to ensure it met their shared ideals. If the title of this post didn’t give it away already, then allow me to spell it out once again: they hit it right out of the park. It’s worth noting however that while…
Taichi Ogawa and anime as shot through a camera, peerless animation supervision, and Ribbons being the MVP.
Third post on this series covering Yuri On Ice’s design work, translated by Good Haro. You can find the original here. Episode 3: Yuri vs Yuri
If you have been following Tiger Mask W and its latest episode made your jaw drop, this will be very relevant to your interests. Don’t worry if you’re not, though – the post will simply highlight a fascinating creative duo that we might as well call Neo Kyousougiga. Got your attention already? Let’s go!
Our friend megax is back once again with more Naoko Yamada related translations, this time in the form of an interview with Yukiko Horiguchi – someone she deeply trusts, as she was the character designer for her first projects. Hello again and welcome to the newest translation in “Yamada Season.” Once again, we take a look at a Naoko Yamada work from the perspective of one of her very close colleagues. In fact, they’re so close Yamada once tried to fit…
This episode delivered exactly what the preview promised – Flip Flappers’ first action recital featuring the work of many outstanding animators.
Second chapter of this behind the scenes look at Yuri!!! On Ice’s design work, once again translated by Good Haro. Original article here. Episode Two: The Peculiarities of Men’s Costume Design There were no new performance costumes in episode two, so this time we’ll be talking generally about the designs throughout the series.
Let’s use this very strong episode as a launching platform to learn more about the industry.