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Blood Blockade Battlefront & Beyond – Production Notes 1

Blood Blockade Battlefront & Beyond – Production Notes 1

Blood Blockade Battlefront has returned with an episode that definitely went Beyond in terms of pure madness. A new team has arrived to the series with the intention to pay respect to the original Blood Blockade Battlefront, but also to offer their own take. It’s time to look at their distinct work, analyze the situation regarding the prodigious director Rie Matsumoto who has now departed from the project, and observe where Blood Blockade Battlefront & Beyond is heading. I admit it,…

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Made in Abyss – Production Notes 11-13 and Final Impressions

Made in Abyss – Production Notes 11-13 and Final Impressions

Made in Abyss is a show that I wasn’t sure I even wanted to watch, let alone write about. And yet it only took one episode to win me over. 3 months and many posts later, I’m simply in love with what I consider to be one of the most captivating TV anime in years. Enjoy this final post that covers its spectacular final arc, all while trying to uncover the final secrets of this fascinating production.

Fate/Apocrypha – Production Notes 10-12

Fate/Apocrypha – Production Notes 10-12

There’s plenty to cover this time as we go through the last episodes that wrapped up Apocrypha‘s first cours. Story developments, a look into the staff’s continued attention to detail, as well as insight into the state of the production itself as it makes its way into the second cours!

Made in Abyss – Production Notes 9-10

Made in Abyss – Production Notes 9-10

It’s time for a rather extensive look at the latest episodes of this show, and that means we first get an encouraging anime original moment for Riko…and then we truly descend the abyss. The craft of this world, how to convey visceral pain in animation, how this production is faring and much more! Now more than even I can say that Made in Abyss is an excellent show, even when it tries to crush your soul and ruin your sleep.

Fate/Apocrypha – Production Notes 9

Fate/Apocrypha – Production Notes 9

If you’re in need of an example of something which more than lived up to the hype, then look no further than this episode. As it turns out, the staff weren’t lying when they promised an episode you shouldn’t miss. From spectacular action to surprisingly inspired depictions of tragic pasts, this episode’s got it all!