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MangaTokyo Exhibition Panel – Shigeto Koyama, Yoh Yoshinari & Tsuyoshi Kusano (December 9th 2018)

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Full Frontal

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SSSS.Dynazenon – 01 (First Impressions) – Battle, Go!!

Like its predecessor Gainax, Trigger is known for ambitious, sumptuous, stylish, and sometimes chaotic action bangers that usually pay tribute or homage to anime history in some way.…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

Who The Hell Do You Think I Am? – Gurren Lagann Spoiler Review

Now, here’s a show I’ve alluded to before – the whirlwind of illogical, enjoyable energy known as Gurren Lagann. Part of me wants to just jump right in,…

Harper Anime Reviews

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Holy Week and Anime: Arise

Gurren Lagann, the classic series by Gainax, is known for its bombastic attitude, expressed through its animation, characters, and music. But it’s also famed for a certain character’s…

Beneath the Tangles

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Tuesday’s Top 5: Top 5 Red-Heads (Female)

Here we are with my very first top 5 list. Naturally I chose a topic near and dear to my heart and that is counting down my favourite…

100 Word Anime

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MAPS: Densetsu no Samayoeru Seijin-tachi

Here's a wonderful example of the "wide-screen baroque" school of anime science fiction, the 1987 movie MAPS: Densetsu no Samayoeru Seijin-t...

Collectr's Blog

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Morphing Animation – An Art of Control & Manipulation

Morphing cuts and sequences involve the animated transition of a subject from one form to another. These are pretty complex on the basis that they take many factors…

Full Frontal

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AniMarch Madness 2021: Round One (Day Five)

Round one ends with four match-ups, one from each our “regions.” You can vote on the match-ups below, but we also encourage you to subscribe to our Facebook,…

Beneath the Tangles

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Gunbuster 2: Diebuster

In this review of Gunbuster 2, also known as Diebuster, I compare this 20th-anniversary anime to Gainax's original hit series.

DoubleSama

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16 Good-But-Not-Too-Weird Anime Series to Watch With Your Parents

For younger anime fans, even today their parent may not be fully familiar with what anime is. To them, it might seem little different than the cartoons on…

Recommend Me Anime

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Gurren Lagann – An Animation Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 82

I’ve always found Gurren Lagann quite an attractive anime.  From its inspiring message to its varied cast, it simply had so many things I like in a single…

Get In The Mecha

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Does Gurren Lagann Survive the Test of Time?

At this point, between the essay on Evangelion that inspired this series, and the initial installment about Code Geass, that this series has only focused on mecha anime.…

The Otaku Exhibition

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Gunbuster

Gunbuster is Gainax's first hit anime. In this review of the series, I discuss my favorite sci-fi concepts it uses.

DoubleSama

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Little Witch Academia: A Good Trigger anime?

Trigger isn’t a studio I’ve had much experience with. The only Trigger anime I’ve reviewed was the rubbish Kill La Kill. Some people also count Gurren Lagann as…

Anime Reviews

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BACK ARROW – Episode 1

It's familiar, like Gurren Lagann meets Escaflowne---but familiar doesn't have to mean bad.

Anime Feminist

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The History of Anime: Part 5 – Dawn of the Digital Era

Last time, anime rose from a nationwide economic crisis to become a global juggernaut. The 1990’s saw enormous growth for the industry, but an even bigger change was…

Starting Life From Zero

Secret Santa Review: Basquash!

Welcome to Anime Secret Santa, a gift exchange — founded by our friends at Reverse Thieves and run this year by All Geeks Considered — where the gifts…

Ani-Gamers

What's ACTUALLY Wrong with the Dragon Maid Dub?

The English Dub for Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid has become infamous within the anime community for various rewritten lines. While we do think it’s unfair th...

The Cartoon Cipher

Fate Versus Choice – Did Yoko’s Kiss Kill Kamina?

I am the odd sheep out, but Yoko’s kiss didn’t kill Kamina.

Fortress William

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What Am I Watching? | GITM Podcast Ep. 72: A Fillersode

This week has been a weird week in the podcast schedule for a few reasons, so I decided to put together a little ‘fillersode’ discussing what I have…

Get In The Mecha

Anime Gift Recommendations

By Andrew Osmond. If you’re buying anime as a present for someone this Christmas, here are our recommendations! If they like action… Cowboy Bebop may have spaceships, but…

All the Anime

The Best First Episodes of Anime | Glass Reflection

The first episode of a show is supposed to grab you, get you interested and keep you that way as you decide if you want to keep watching…

Glass Reflection

Reviewing Fall 2020 Anime First Episodes, pt. 1 (ft. @Caribou-kun & Dunekun)

Seasonal anime podcast time, my ningens. As is our SWORD DUTY, we'll be going through each and every new anime airing in Fall 2020 to give our thoughts…

KHANTEHNT!

Breaking Down The Legend of Korra's Incredible Animation | Animator Spotlight

(VISUAL SPOILERS FOR THE LEGEND OF KORRA) Canipa breaks down the animation and creation of Legend of Korra to establish how Bryan and Mike's team worked hand...

The Canipa Effect

Falling in love… 1000 times later

These are the girls I used to fall in love with, and here’s to the girls who I have yet to meet.

Artificial Night Sky

Why Do Anime Dubs Recast Actors?

Anime dub actors have very often been recast, so in this video we attempt to get to the bottom of why it happens sometimes (although there will always…

The Cartoon Cipher

What Inspired Gurren Lagann

It was never just a love letter to Super Robot anime. 00:00 Intro 02:24 Part I 21:33 Part II 43:47 Part III 1:02:52 Part IV 1:23:29 Part V…

Caribou-kun

The infamous Gurren Lagann episode that broke the internet

The reaction, and subsequent fallout, to episode 4 of Gurren Lagann was extreme, to say the least. In the immediate aftermath, bemused anime fans still buzzi...

Ghost of Animes

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann – 27 (End) and Series Reflections

More than anything Gurren Lagann, like so many successful epic series, is personal. Read more

Lost in Anime

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann – 26

My thoughts on this episode are so colored by my feelings about what happens in the next one that it's hard to discuss the one without bringing in…

Lost in Anime

Weekly Round-Up, 12-18 August 2020: Kotaku Work Culture, Witch Hat Atelier, and Ainu Lawsuit

AniFem Round-Up How Berserk’s Casca challenges the myth of the “Strong Black Woman” Jackson P. Brown explores how Berserk’s female lead averts stereotypes of one-dimensional, superhumanly tough Black…

Anime Feminist

Is The Dub BETTER Than The Sub? (feat. CDawgVA)

Full interview with the director of the Baccano! Dub: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPjlWgRjU8o Subscribe to CDawgVA: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPsZ...

The Cartoon Cipher

Ani-Gamers Podcast #142 – BNA: Brand New Anime with Kyle Cardine

  There’s a new Trigger show out and naturally Evan is on the case. In this episode he’s joined by fellow Trigger super-fan Kyle Cardine from Crunchyroll to…

Ani-Gamers

“Who the Hell Do You Think We Are?” Gurren Lagann’s blunted message of liberation

A distinct antiauthoritarian spirit runs through Imaishi's works. Yet nowhere is the director's call for collective action more realized, but most glaringly compromised, than in the show that…

Anime Feminist

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann – 25

"Blaze of glory" doesn't even begin to cover it. Read more

Lost in Anime

Does the Baccano! Dub Hold Up? (feat. CDawgVA)

Full interview with the director of the Baccano! Dub: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPjlWgRjU8o Subscribe to CDawgVA: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPsZ...

The Cartoon Cipher

15 Anime Series With The Best Soundtracks Outside of the OP / ED

For some, animation is the most important thing to their enjoyment of an anime. For others, the plot is crucial for them. Yet, while likely not the most…

Recommend Me Anime

Top 6 Anime that Made Me Cry

I couldn’t cut it down to 5. That’s How much of a crybaby I am! I guess I should preface this by letting you all know that I…

I drink and watch anime

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann – 24

When you feel like a writer has no guardrails, anything seems possible. Read more

Lost in Anime

アイマス15周年記念 – 過去から未来へ、「アニマス」から受け継がられた思いと意志

    15年の時を経て、『アイドルマスター』は様々な業界にその名を轟かせてきた。その記念として、2011年にアニメ化された『アニマス』が大ヒットになるまでの道のりだけではなく、それを可能にした情熱と、それがシリーズの未来とどう繋がるのかを振り返ってみたいと思います。…

Sakuga Blog

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann – 23

Simon is really too nice a person for his own good. Read more

Lost in Anime

No, You CAN'T Judge An Anime From Just One Episode

Blog Version: https://wtwhivemind.com/225-2/ There are many videos that talk about this idea that you can judge an anime from just one episode, an idea that is prevalent among many in…

WatTheWut

BNA: Brand New Animal Final Review – It’s Got No Killer DNA

A new Trigger anime? By the director of Little Witch Academia, the other Quite Good™ Trigger anime? And the screenwriter of Gurren Lagann? Nice! Does it know the…

Adashino's Consulting Office

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann – 21-22

If you trace the arc of Simon's story - which is basically the spine of TTGL itself - one some level it's a chronicle of escalating gattai. Read…

Lost in Anime

Did Shokugeki no Soma Ever Have Good Direction?

With Season 5 of Shokugeki no Soma back, a lot of emotions stirred up in me. My feelings about the manga, my feelings about Season 3, and my…

Replay Value

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann – 20

In most respects this amounts to a bit of a setup episode - really the last one of the series. Read more

Lost in Anime

Reaching for the Stars in TENGEN TOPPA GURREN LAGANN!! ( Original Work, Studio Gainax)

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann (“TTGL”), like its title entails, is a loud, boisterous and flamboyant story of equally colourful characters and towering robots. It is the story of…

ANIMATOPOEIA! | Writing about Anime

First Impression: DECA-DENCE

For hundreds of years, humans have waged a battle against the Gadoll, vicious bug-like creatures that vary in size from very small to monstrous. After the initial contact,…

Beneath the Tangles

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann – 18

I can't help but be struck once again, all these years later, by how gutsy it was to take the series in this direction. Read more

Lost in Anime