Winter Anime 2017 Preview

Winter Anime 2017 Preview

As most season previews focus heavily on premises and vague hopes that the execution will live up to them, we continue to do our job to curate upcoming shows supported by strong directors and staff that can properly articulate their vision – at the end of the day, good anime tends to be a more satisfying watch than the idea of a good anime. Let’s see what awaits us!

Manga Editors Roundtable – The Growth of Yuri

Manga Editors Roundtable – The Growth of Yuri

Today megax brings us another translation dealing with an “anime industry” aspect beyond what is usually highlighted. This is an roundtable covered for Akiba Blog (NSFW link) by KarzuSP. I felt it’s an interesting discussion about a topic that seems to be growing both domestically in Japan and internationally with many fans devouring the yuri genre. It may lead to more anime adaptations, so this could be a good ground point for a growth in yuri fandom. Enjoy. Up until now,…

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Behind the Scenes of Yuri!!! On Ice’s Costume Design 10

Behind the Scenes of Yuri!!! On Ice’s Costume Design 10

Just as the show itself, this series of articles covering Yuri!!! On ICE’s design process comes to an end – for now at least! Here’s the original Japanese interview. We’ve compiled all the translations at the end for easy access! The last episode featured the free skate programs from the Grand Prix Final. This time we’ll be talking about the free program costume of last skater to join the cast, Otabek Altin.

Anime Financials 2016

Anime Financials 2016

While this site is meant to appreciate anime as an art, pretending it doesn’t exist as a business is a mistake. The industry is always a two-sided coin, and here is megax to unveil its performance over the last year. Enjoy! Hello everyone and welcome to the start of hopefully a new annual tradition. Here at Sakuga Blog, we not only look at the names involved in animation; we also look at the names involved in producing/financing that animation as…

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A Look at the Sakuga and Animation of 2016

A Look at the Sakuga and Animation of 2016

Welcome one, welcome all! It’s that time of the year once again, where we wonder how we managed to spend all that holiday money already while steeling ourselves mentally for the inevitable hangover on New Year’s Day. For those of us who like to dabble in a bit of sakuga shenanigans, it’s also that time of the year where Kraker2k bullies us into compiling our thoughts on the shows and people who stood out most throughout the year, a process…

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