The release of Shelter hit the internet like a massive wave just yesterday. The music video had garnered incredible amounts of anticipation despite only being announced less than a week beforehand. Renowned music producer Porter Robinson was behind the original concept, and he reached out to A-1 Pictures to have said idea turned into a short anime. Toshifumi Akai — whose name should be familiar to readers of this site — had the honour of being assigned as director for the project, and saying…
It’s time to learn even more about this season’s most impressive opening sequences – and endings too, we don’t discriminate over here.
The weekly translations by megax related to the work of Naoko Yamada continue, this time focusing on her favorite scriptwriting companion Reiko Yoshida. Enjoy! Welcome again to another week of “Naoko Yamada Season!” This week, we head back to Tamako Love Story for an interview with Reiko Yoshida, the scriptwriter for the film. Yoshida has handled the scriptwriting duties for all of Yamada’s projects, so she sets forth the main story that Yamada will tell visually. I chose to translate…
Down the rabbit hole we go – into another wild fantasy world straight from the mind of Kiyotaka Oshiyama.
Excellent execution elevating material that hasn’t quite gotten to its best yet, and young talent blooming. This has become a trend already.
This interview was kindly contributed by Good Haro, a professional translator. You can find the original in Japanese over here.
Let’s welcome the new season by looking into its most spectacular opening sequences.
Our friend megax is back this week with some more guest translations related to Naoko Yamada! Moving onto Tamako Love Story to celebrate that today is Mochi Day! Welcome to another week of our season-long celebration of the works of Naoko Yamada! This week, we go back to Yamada’s award-winning film, Tamako Love Story. Last week we saw the relationship between Yamada and her mentor, Tatsuya Ishihara. This week, we’ll get to see how she acts around the main voice…
Kiyotaka Oshiyama’s debut as a series director felt arguably more Oshiyama-like than I expected. And that’s a good thing!
A very solid start for a series that makes excellence feel effortless and natural.