16 Years After Working Together On s-CRY-ed, Taniguchi And Kuroda Return To Tackle ID-0

  ID-0 was a show that might not have caught a lot of attention during Spring 2017 due to Netflix picking it up or the fact that it is a 100% 3DCG show. Regardless, I found it to be one of the more enjoyable shows that season! It seems that Netflix has finally released it … Continue reading 16 Years After Working Together On s-CRY-ed, Taniguchi And Kuroda Return To Tackle ID-0

Animage Aug. 2016, Escaflowne’s Director Akane Kazuki

  — Escaflowne originally started airing in 1996. Akane: Wow, it’s already been that long. Twenty years, huh. — Wasn’t Kawamori Shoji the one who put the original plan into action? Akane: Yes, but, looking back don’t think it could have been any other director. I had just entered Sunrise and was working closely with … Continue reading Animage Aug. 2016, Escaflowne’s Director Akane Kazuki

A Female Animator’s Take On The Current Anime Industry Pt. 1

Original article from NetLab (Netorabo) found here. In recent years, the chance of seeing a woman's name rolling during the ending credits has been increasing. We decided to ask one of these animators for their thoughts on chief animation directors, airing issues, the difference in the quantity of work in the past versus now, and … Continue reading A Female Animator’s Take On The Current Anime Industry Pt. 1

Tomino X Araki: Putting the Breaks on Adapting to Direct?! Part 2

Hello, this is the second part of a chat between Gundam's Tomino and Attack on Titan's Araki. If you missed it, the first part can be found here. Tomino is a rather talkative man so it is a lot of Tomino talking with Araki speaking up every now and then. Regardless, the two talk about … Continue reading Tomino X Araki: Putting the Breaks on Adapting to Direct?! Part 2

Tomino X Araki: Putting the Breaks on Adapting to Direct?! Part 1

In every issue of Animage, Tomino Yoshiyuki (director of Mobile Suit Gundam) has an "Ask Tomino" section where he gives life advice. Recently two books accumulating all of those responses have been released. In the back of these are special talks between him and other directors. This time Tomino chats with Araki Tetsurou, director of … Continue reading Tomino X Araki: Putting the Breaks on Adapting to Direct?! Part 1