Hiroyuki Imaishi’s episode is unsurprisingly the most Hiroyuki Imaishi episode that Little Witch Academia could ever handle – in a good way, I swear! Let’s explore his work and the way Trigger appears to be approaching this project.
We’re back to answer our patrons’ questions. This time we get to highlight some exceptional non-Japanese East Asian animators working in this industry, as well as clarifying some doubts about anime as a business and chaotic management endeavor.
Goodbye Yoshiaki Kawajiri, hello Yosuke Hatta. The storyboarding duties change hands but Madhouse’s outsourcing policies never come to an end!
Kyoto Animation’s very own Naoko Yamada attended the screening of her latest film A Silent Voice during the Glasgow Film Festival just yesterday. A Q&A session was held right afterward, and since I was lucky enough to attend here is a transcript of this very interesting event. No spoilers, though those who have seen the film will appreciate some comments a bit more. Director: Naoko Yamada MC: Jonathan Clements
Summer activities such as the beach, Comiket, existential dread and the deeply uncomfortable sense of non-belonging. But the animation’s fun and there are good news for KyoAni!
Dare I say this was the funniest Little Witch Academia has ever been? Yes I do. Imaishi’s episode is coming next week, but his pupil already made this ridiculous adventure possible. Enjoy reading about more Gainax School creators!
It’s time for another look at TV series and particular episodes handled by outstanding staff, likely to become highlights of current anime over the next month. Quite a lot of variety!
This long feature on Precure as a franchise comes to an end with an extensive look at its production. I hope you’re ready for some magical girl animation history.
Today, megax brings us a translated interview with an ex-professional animator who decided to adventure into the world of freelance illustration. Enjoy! While not directly animation, one can point out the similar necessity of time and effort into drawing illustrations. I felt this was an interesting view into the life of an illustrator who used to be an animator and the differences one has to have in those skill sets. Please enjoy reading about non, aka Nozomi Ousaka.
This time we’re bringing you a translation of an interesting roundtalk from Newtype’s February 2017 issue. It features a couple of studio leaders replying to questions regarding their past and future works, the industry at large and some of its fascinating creators. Enjoy! Masahiko Minami: President of Studio BONES and famous bat-wielding head honcho x Yuji Matsukura: Producer at J.C.Staff