In this episode of Maidragon, the cast is lazy and takes a break so I get to talk about KyoAni’s upcoming work. It’s very timely on a production sense too, I swear.
Despite anime magazines not being very cooperative and deciding shows like Little Witch Academia wouldn’t get staff revealed this month, we have returned you to tell you about all the exciting staff coming up on various ongoing anime. Particularly exciting times for fans of Tiger Mask W, Maidragon, ACCA, Pokemon and Youjo Senki!
Masaaki Yuasa is without a doubt one of anime’s most unique voices; someone worthy of the endless praise he receives as an inventive director, but also a bit of an unsung hero as an actual animator. His particular brand of expressionism and relentless pursuit of love in unexpected corners make him a personal favorite of mine. So here’s the story of his new studio, and how tools can get in the way of the artist even if they’re not intrinsically…
A silly and sweet Christmas episode that happens to be a low-key visual spectacle. Plenty of production goodness to highlight this time!
After a long month of anticipation and speculation, March 15th — or saikou for my good colleagues — has finally rolled around, bringing with it a stream in which we were promised information regarding the staff involved with the recently announced SideM anime. Said promise was delivered upon in hasty fashion, so let’s take a look at who’s been gathered to carry out this no doubt heavy task:
Today we bring you a compilation of recent developments within the anime industry that we deemed worth paying attention to. It mostly focuses on notable creators switching studios, but also also a sad case of an incredible animator quitting his job.
There are some downsides worth pointing out, but ultimately we got a decent outsourced episode elevated by Kiznaiver‘s Hiroshi Kobayashi. Time to delve into his take on Little Witch Academia.
Born from the merger of the once rival events Tokyo International Anime Fair and Anime Contents Expo, AnimeJapan has been the biggest anime industry event for the last few years. A great experience for those who can attend it, but also fairly exciting for fans abroad as it’s always a source of endless anime announcements. Its site is full of teasers and the industry doesn’t do a great job at hiding its secrets, so we’ve compiled a list detailing a…
As a follow-up to the roundtalk featuring the show’s chief animation directors, here’s a translation with SAO’s director – one of Mamoru Hosoda’s pupils, Tomohiko Ito. Series director interview: Tomohiko Ito
Colorful death ran to flat Leaming bae.