2018 is already loaded with huge developments when it comes to anime studios: new companies founded by unique creators, studios popping up to cover forgotten niches, and even major rebrandings involving some of the biggest players in this industry. We’ve compiled all these big news to detail who is involved and what these new studios are already producing. Exciting times ahead!
Before our own write-up for the series, we decided to share the insight of director Masaaki Yuasa on the making of DEVILMAN crybaby: how the project came to be, the way he approached its themes, as well as curiosities about the production itself like the multiple solo key animation episodes. Translation from an original interview by Haruna Yamazaki, published on Buzzfeed Japan.
The Winter 2018 anime season is upon us, and that means it’s time for us to detail which of the many upcoming projects are most likely to deliver on their promises. A usual, we’ll be highlighting the series where interesting premises overlap with creators who can properly handle them, as well as general comments on the health of the productions, and some behind the scenes comments. Titles like DEVILMAN crybaby, DARLING in the FRANKXX and Violet Evergarden were a given,…
Osamu Kobayashi, an industry veteran who most will recognise as the man behind Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad‘s anime adaptation, held a talk event at the end of December alongside fellow veterans and industry legends. As is typical for these events, recording them isn’t an option, but certain people who attended were kind enough to take notes during it and post them up on Twitter for those who couldn’t. Some extracts that came from it have been mentioned in passing during…
Flip Flappers: Episode t-ime to talk about Kiyotaka Oshiyama, actually.
Apparently Flip Flappers’ landscapes can look wonderful even if the protagonists stay trapped within the real universe.
This episode delivered exactly what the preview promised – Flip Flappers’ first action recital featuring the work of many outstanding animators.
It’s time to learn even more about this season’s most impressive opening sequences – and endings too, we don’t discriminate over here.
Down the rabbit hole we go – into another wild fantasy world straight from the mind of Kiyotaka Oshiyama.
Kiyotaka Oshiyama’s debut as a series director felt arguably more Oshiyama-like than I expected. And that’s a good thing!