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Fate/Apocrypha – Production Notes 23-25 And Final Impressions

Fate/Apocrypha – Production Notes 23-25 And Final Impressions

After a final stretch of outstanding episodes. Fate/Apocrypha finally reaches its conclusion. A show that by all means should have been doomed by nature of the production issues that plagued it, yet one that continued to pull through by part of the incredible staff who were determined to burn their work into everyone’s memories. Let’s take one last look at what makes Apocrypha special, and why I’ve had so much fun following and covering it for the past half year.

Fate/Apocrypha – Production Notes 13-14

Fate/Apocrypha – Production Notes 13-14

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!

Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale – Animation Directors Roundtable

Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale – Animation Directors Roundtable

The Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale movie has finally been released on bluray in Japan, and so we bring you the translation of the commentary many of its animation directors gave while rewatching the film together. If you’re a fan of the series, or simply enjoy the film’s spectacular action, there’s plenty of insight as to how it all came together. Character Designer/Chief Animation Director: Shingo Adachi x Assistant Director: Hirotaka Mori x Monster Designer/Effects Animation Director: Ryuta Yanagi x…

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Anime Creators Books: Comiket 92 Edition

Anime Creators Books: Comiket 92 Edition

Comiket 92 was held last month, and as it tends to happen, many anime industry members released personal books compiling their work. And also as usual, we bought way too many of them. Our Patreon supporters were curious about the kind of material that creators put out in these events, so we’ll be showing you many samples of interesting books released this time around. This will be a more casual look at the work of anime artists than usual, so…

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Fate/Apocrypha – Production Notes 1-2

Fate/Apocrypha – Production Notes 1-2

I’ve returned from Anime Expo, which means it’s finally time to begin coverage of the newest addition to the ranks of Fate anime! For those not familiar with the staff and why this adaptation is as notable as it is, I made sure to detail all of that during our season preview, so let’s skip the pleasantries and dig right in!

Summer 2017 Anime Preview

Summer 2017 Anime Preview

A new season approaches with more titles than anyone can watch, so it’s our self-imposed duty to keep on curating the ones handled by the most capable creators. Strong premises still require skilled directors and animation teams to support them after all! So, which Summer 2017 titles are most likely to live up to their potential?