Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! continues to follow a young group of creators making animation not as a tool but as a goal of its own – and its latest episode is the product of the effort of a brilliant, real up-and-coming artist relying on friends with that same mindset.
Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! continues to showcase the magic of animation – though did you know that its deep understanding of the art form doesn’t come from just the fantastic anime team, but its original author too?
Hoshiai no Sora / Stars Align was one of 2019’s best shows… then its team got backstabbed, and it became emblematic of the fundamentally unfair system for anime creators. It can’t be forgotten, but the show deserves to be remembered as more than that.
2020 has started strong with Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken, Masaaki Yuasa’s evocative love letter to the art of animation. Let’s begin exploring its equally fascinating production – origins, goals, and what the staff gathered by Science Saru is contributing to an already charming manga.
I don’t remember giving permission to 2020 to start, but since it’s gone and done that, I suppose it’s time to curate all the new TV and web anime offerings to find those with the most interesting creators and premises. So, what are the most promising Winter 2020 anime?