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Pokemon Sun & Moon Production Retrospect: Animation As Character And Tone

Pokemon Sun & Moon Production Retrospect: Animation As Character And Tone

Pokemon Sun & Moon‘s TV series wrapped up after 3 years, and Pokemon is now embarking on a whole new adventure. Let’s explore what made its production a resounding success: not the individual accomplishments like pipeline improvements and animation-friendly designs, but rather how all those aspects came together cohesively to define the show’s identity.

A Look at the Sakuga and Animation of 2018

A Look at the Sakuga and Animation of 2018

Welcome back to the most special post of the year! As is tradition, we’ve gathered writers from different communities but a shared trait: a love of animation and all it encompasses. The goal, to praise at length the greatest productions and most resonant direction in all of 2018 anime, according to a series of categories. These are our yearly anime awards – the sakugabowl!

A Look at the Sakuga and Animation of 2017

A Look at the Sakuga and Animation of 2017

Good evening, good afternoon and good morning ladies and gentlemen! We find ourselves at the end of another year, recalling the good and the bad times, celebrating the lack of a hangover despite a wild night out, but also struck with the fear of hanging over a toilet bowl on New Year’s Day to keep the scales balanced. Most importantly, though, it’s the time of the year where we round up the sakubuta to present the ever-growing Sakuga Bowl and…

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Anime Staff Rundown May/June 2017

Anime Staff Rundown May/June 2017

As we get past the halfway point in seasonal anime, productions get messier and the information regarding upcoming staff featured in anime magazines becomes scarce – more often than not, schedules are so messy that it’s impossible to provide detailed staff lists in advance! That won’t stop us from sharing all the available details however, just so that you’re ready for the upcoming episodes with the highest potential.

Anime Staff Rundown March/April 2017

Anime Staff Rundown March/April 2017

Despite anime magazines not being very cooperative and deciding shows like Little Witch Academia wouldn’t get staff revealed this month, we have returned you to tell you about all the exciting staff coming up on various ongoing anime. Particularly exciting times for fans of Tiger Mask W, Maidragon, ACCA, Pokemon and Youjo Senki!

Sakuga Highlights: Week 5

Sakuga Highlights: Week 5

Last week I asked for a more moderate episode of Mob Psycho to have some breathing room for other series in here, and in the end we got a solo key animation work that could get pretty conclusively covered in its individual post. This show is nice to me even when conserving energy. Time for a change of pace then.