Category Archives: Anime Insight

A look at the ‘sakuga’ and animation of 2015

Hello and welcome to the wonderful yearly tradition where we talk about how great the “sakuga” was in 2015. This post will focus on the 2D animation output and quality coming from Japan over this past year. For those that … Continue reading

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A look at the ‘sakuga’ and animation of 2014

It’s that jolly old time of the year again where I poke people and they give me words about animation. Here’s a post dedicated to looking at some of the exceptional 2D animation that has come mainly from Japan* over … Continue reading

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Gundam Build Fighters – What An Ameijin Show

It was Summer 2013 and Sunrise had just sprang the announcement that they were going to air a brand new Gundam show in the coming Fall. It was going to be about a group of kids playing with Gundam models … Continue reading

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A look at the ‘sakuga’ and animation of 2013

As we come to the end of 2013, it’s time to look back on the year. Here’s a post dedicated to looking at some of the exceptional 2D animation that came from Japan over 2013. For those that are uninitiated, … Continue reading

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A look at Gaiking LODM

Gaiking LODM is a curious show, it is listed on the Japanese Sakuga Wiki as an anime worth checking out for it’s animation, a ‘sakuga anime’ if you will. Yet as I watched the show I kept on thinking why … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Yuyucow: For an internet FREE of KyoAni myths

Sorry for the lack of updates lately, but as I think of something to write for the blog here’s a post from our internet neighbour Yuyucow who has once again decided to drop in to write a guest post. Today … Continue reading

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A look at the ‘sakuga’ and animation of 2012

This post is a look at anime 2012 from the perspective of the animation or ‘Sakuga’. There will no doubt be posts in the aniblogsphere that will take a look at the various ‘best’ shows, be it the best written, … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Yuyucow: Anime Sales Analysis Part 2

Today I present a post written by Yuyucow, who looks at the intricate world of Anime sales analysis, he has written before on this subject here, so make sure to check that out! You can also find him on Twitter. 

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Japanese Animated Intros for American Cartoons

Something from a bygone era but back during the 1980s and early 1990s, outsourcing cartoon animation to Japan was quite cheap and western cartoon producers would often employ Japanese animation studios to do the grunt work for them. However, with … Continue reading

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Revisiting: Detonator Orgun

I recently rewatched episode 1 of Detonator Orgun, I haven’t watched this show in ages. I was original going to tweet about this, but I ended up writing way too much.

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