Despite being a directorial debut for Yosuke Hatta, the cohesive clarity of Ousama Ranking makes it a masterclass in adaptation already. And so it’s time to explore the series’ background, as well as the role that the anime’s pointed subjectivity has in turning a childlike tale into a polished epic adventure without compromising its core.
The Fall 2021 anime season is frontloaded with a few truly exceptional creative efforts, then chockful of titles with interesting teams having to brawl with this industry’s circumstances. Let’s dive deep into a season that, for the good and the bad, is very representative of anime’s current state.
After verifying the leaks that qualified people at studio WIT have indeed said they’re done with Attack on Titan, we wrote about the staff that gave the show such a distinct identity and what could happen in the future if that turns out to be true. Big news for sure, but don’t panic quite yet.
Attack on Titan‘s third season hit a major climactic moment so let’s recap how the production has fared so far, good and bad, before we explore how the team gave extra oomph to this big moment. Quite the directorial superstar arrived to assist studio WIT’s efforts!
We’re back once more with some Attack on Titan coverage, to catch you up with the production developments of the third season but especially to talk about the action frenzy in the second episode that’s left many viewers speechless. Time to see who’s behind it all!
We’re almost as behind on the coverage of Fate/Apocrypha as studio A-1 is on its production, but it remains a project that’s earned its right to be covered in detail without skipping to its most recent accolades. You can expect these posts to go up very consistently so that we can be fully caught up soon. But for now, here’s the beginning of its second cours!
Our Attack on Titan coverage is back to tackle the most spectacular episode of the series yet, which united the show’s strongest creators and some immensely talented guests, as well as the much-needed respite that followed all that. Even during its downtime we got material worth digging into, so get ready for a heavy post!
The Attack on Titan coverage is back to tackle a downtime episode storyboarded by studio WIT’s most interesting director, and a more action packed one that allowed the show’s animation star Arifumi Imai to once again show off his skill. Tune in for some anime industry history, overviews of the work of some spectacular creators, and some more detail on how WIT operates.