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Anime Creators Books: Comiket 93 Edition

Anime Creators Books: Comiket 93 Edition

Since people seemed to enjoy the first rundown, here’s another look at many interesting books released by individual staff members and creative teams during the last edition of Comiket. It’s not just a very direct way for them to reach fans, it also allows us access to production materials and original art that wouldn’t have been shared otherwise. Enjoy!

Keep Dreaming – Why The Million Live Anime Won’t Happen Anytime Soon

Keep Dreaming – Why The Million Live Anime Won’t Happen Anytime Soon

Tokyo Game Show is currently underway, bringing with it a wave of news related to Japan’s top gaming IPs. A wave everyone’s prepared to ride under normal circumstances, but that got a bit derailed by an unexpected announcement: The [email protected] franchise will see a brand new theatre branch added to its ranks in 2018, as an addition to the current 765AS (original flavour), Cinderella Girls, Million Live, and SideM. This has once again sparked the arguments on why won’t Namco simply focus…

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What’s The Deal With The [email protected] SideM’s Anime Staff?

What’s The Deal With The [email protected] SideM’s Anime Staff?

After a long month of anticipation and speculation, March 15th — or saikou for my good colleagues — has finally rolled around, bringing with it a stream in which we were promised information regarding the staff involved with the recently announced SideM anime. Said promise was delivered upon in hasty fashion, so let’s take a look at who’s been gathered to carry out this no doubt heavy task:

The [email protected] Cinderella Girls Staff Interviews – Megumi Kouno

The [email protected] Cinderella Girls Staff Interviews – Megumi Kouno

The time has come for the final entry in this series of translations from the Dereani complete fanbook, and there’s no better way to close it all out than with a one on one interview with none other than the goddess given human form massive deviant super animator and general beast Megumi Kouno herself. One of her main duties this time around was as part of the design works team, which this interview is mainly focused on, and thus we’re…

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The [email protected] Cinderella Girls Staff Interviews – Animators Roundtable

The [email protected] Cinderella Girls Staff Interviews – Animators Roundtable

“I’m a god and can easily keep up translation work for both my job and the blog, nae bother.” – Me, a week before completely failing to do so. Laugh it up, troops. More importantly, however, we’re back in business, and this time we’ve got a roundtable featuring a number of key animators who worked on the show. Let’s dive in now before I fall asleep and miss the target day.

The [email protected] Cinderella Girls Staff Interviews – Yuusuke Matsuo x Toshifumi Akai

The [email protected] Cinderella Girls Staff Interviews – Yuusuke Matsuo x Toshifumi Akai

Last week I made the bold claim that the Dereani complete fanbook translations would be making their way to the blog every Friday/Saturday, and in a move that defies all odds, I’ve managed to follow up on that this week! The goods this time come in the form of a roundtable with Dereani’s character designer and chief animation director Yuusuke Matsuo (aka Fugo) accompanied by key staff member and ROCK lover Toshifumi Akai, who give us some delectable details regarding the…

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The [email protected] Cinderella Girls Staff Interviews – Noriko Takao x Atsushi Nishigori Roundtable Part 2

The [email protected]R Cinderella Girls Staff Interviews – Noriko Takao x Atsushi Nishigori Roundtable Part 2

Welcome back, troops. It’s time for the second half of the Noriko Takao x Atsushi Nishigori roundtable, which picks off immediately where we left off in part one. I won’t waste your time with an overly long intro this time, so let’s get right into it.