Drawing manga and making anime are two very different artistic processes, but that hasn’t stopped adventurous individuals from dipping their toes into different creative spaces. In fact, an exceptional original TV series that relied on the vision of a comic artist way more than you’d ever expect just ended! Let’s take this opportunity to examine what happens when mangaka make anime!
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!
One year after it became a megahit and to celebrate the birthday of its protagonist, we bring you a new Yuri On ICE!!! translation. Back when the show aired we had a lot of translated insight on the show’s outfit designs, so this time we’ll have something more animation-focused: an interview with renowned animator Tadashi Hiramatsu, who acted as its character designer and chief animation director.
Just as the show itself, this series of articles covering Yuri!!! On ICE’s design process comes to an end – for now at least! Here’s the original Japanese interview. We’ve compiled all the translations at the end for easy access! The last episode featured the free skate programs from the Grand Prix Final. This time we’ll be talking about the free program costume of last skater to join the cast, Otabek Altin.
After skaters and staff alike took a bit of a break, this series is back to peek behind the scenes into the costume design process. As usual, Good Haro translated Chacott’s article. We’ve finally arrived at the short programs for the Grand Prix Final, and there’s only one episode left! Otabek Altin is the one of the six in the final making his first appearance on the rink. So without further ado, let’s talk about his costume.
Here’s your weekly dose of Yuri!!! On Ice production details, enjoy! This time we’ll be talking about the free program costumes from the Rostelecom Cup in episode 9.
Good Haro is back to translate some more production insight on Yuri!!! on Ice, enjoy! This time we’ll be talking about the short program costumes from the Rostelecom Cup in episode 8.
Here’s the weekly installment of Yuri!!! On Ice’s design work insight thanks to Chacott and Good Haro. We’re in the middle of the Grand Prix and the story’s really starting to heat up in episode 7! Continuing from last time, we’ll be talking about the free program costumes from the Cup of China.
Part 5 of Yuri!!! On Ice’s design series is here! Thanks to Good Haro for translating this. This time we’ll be talking about the short program costumes from the Cup of China in episode six. There are a lot of characters so this is one jam-packed installment!