We welcome every anime season by highlighting all the upcoming projects that don’t simply have an appealing premise, but also the talented staff and positive surrounding circumstances to bring it all to fruition. Spring is going to be quite the heavy season, so let’s waste no time!
As expected, ACCA‘s final episode featured the highest number of renowned animators the show had to offer. Did their work live up to expectations then? Let’s find out, while giving a last general look at this fine series.
Exceptionally resourceful key staff, an adorable relationship, plus beautiful backgrounds. Which is to say, the things the show generally does well – but even better.
Here’s the second half of Masaaki Yuasa’s interview, where he talks about Science Saru’s new original movie Lu Over the Wall. Lots of insight on the creative process, both in the technical sense and his philosophy. The Japanese interview can be found on the official site. Highly esteemed memecrafter bitmap translated it just for the Sakuga Blog. Director: Masaaki Yuasa Interviewer: Toyoshi Inada
Double post – though not double length – to cover Little Witch Academia’s changing priorities, the state of its production and the interesting guest creators it keeps featuring.
Today we bring you the first half of an interview with the renowned director Masaaki Yuasa regarding his upcoming original film Lu Over the Wall. Here he talks about the themes of the film as well as its cast, while part 2 is more focused on the craft. You can find the original interview on the official site. Internet personality bitmap translated it exclusively for us. Director: Masaaki Yuasa Interviewer: Toyoshi Inada
It’s been a few hours since this year’s installment of Japan’s biggest anime event Anime Japan ended. This exhibition of “everything about anime” featured a considerable number of booths displaying production materials, and so we decided to search twitter and other outlets to compile them into a single gallery. Enjoy!
As the season is winding down and we got some very interesting anime news this week, our collaborator megax felt it would be nice to start a column compiling noteworthy industry developments; it won’t be a regular feature, but he intends to bring it back whenever there’s cases that deserve your attention. Let’s get to this week’s big news.
Five outsourced episodes out of twelve is certainly not a ratio to be proud of, as even very subpar productions tend to rely less on full subcontracting. However, what Madhouse can be proud of is the quality of the episodes they did animate in-house.
Please enjoy this piece on the new series by Kazuya Tsurumaki, Evangelion‘s assistant director and the mind behind FLCL – titles that I promise I’m not just namedropping to catch your attention, but that are very relevant to his new work.