Tag Archives: Anime

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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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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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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Anime Secret Santa Review: Serial Experiments Lain

Here’s something different to what I usually blog about, I thought I’d take part in the Aniblog Secret Santa project organised by Reverse Thieves. Basically someone will chose three items, I pick one and review it. I was given Tokyo … 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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A rundown of the studios at Production IG

Welcome to another post looking at the inner workings of an anime studio and how they operate. This time I’m going to be talking about Production IG. They are a fairly popular studio having worked on several popular anime works … Continue reading

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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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Purging Armour in Mecha Anime

Today I thought I’d talk about something I really enjoy watching in a mecha show. Often when a robot revives a mid-season upgrade it may equip brand new armour/parts that are stronger or even more armour on top of what … Continue reading

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