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Little Witch Academia – Missing a Spark

Little Witch Academia was one of the first Netflix original anime to become widely available and it's about time I review it!

I drink and watch anime

Brand New Animal OST

By Kambole Campbell. A sci-fi/fantasy produced by Studio Trigger, BNA: Brand New Animal has made a striking impression with vivid and flashy visuals typical of the work of…

All the Anime

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Film Festival Week: Wasurenagumo

Wasurenagumo was Production IG’s 2011 young animator training project. I’ve looked at some of these before including Harmonie, Aki no Kanade and Ojisan no Lamp. There have also…

Anime Reviews

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St. Pius V Corner: Little Custodians Of Tradition

What earlier generations held as sacred, remains sacred and great for us too, and it cannot be all of a sudden entirely forbidden or even considered harmful. It…

The Traditional Catholic Weeb

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The Traditional Catholic Weeb Speaks: 7 Favorite/Disliked Anime EDs

Apart from consuming hours upon hours of Stanley Cup playoff hockey action, namely those involving the upstart New York Islanders, I also find myself trawling across several other…

The Traditional Catholic Weeb

There is Now a Level Zero – Little Witch Academia Spoiler Review

Little Witch Academia is a show with an interesting history. It first started as a half-hour special, introducing us to the major characters and at least a version…

Harper Anime Reviews

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St. Pius V Corner: Akko Contra Mundum

We conjure all Christians throughout the world to strive all they can to know their Redeemer as He really is… You must look upon it as a chief…

The Traditional Catholic Weeb

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

The post Manga<->Tokyo Exhibition Panel – Shigeto Koyama, Yoh Yoshinari & Tsuyoshi Kusano (December 9th 2018) appeared first on Full Frontal.

Full Frontal

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Hooky – Webcomic Recommendation

Hooky is the cute story of two young ladies, learning to become two awsome witches. And not get burned in the way.

I drink and watch anime

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15 Good Anime Series That Are Appropriate For Younger Children

Introducing your children to anime is the dream for anime fans that get to a certain age. It’s a good idea, but it can go horribly awry if…

Recommend Me Anime

Sensou Douwa: Chiisai Sensuikau ni Koi wo Shita Dekasugira Kojira no Hanashi

Sensou Douwa ( War Tales or War Fables ) was a series of TV specials by Shin-Ei Animation that ran annually from 2002 to 2009. In…

Collectr's Blog

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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

Animation fundamentals – Layout and storyboard, what’s the difference ?

Animation Fundamentals teaches you about the essential principles behind animation. In this piece we delve on the difference between Storyboard and Layout.

Full Frontal

Anime Review #48: Little Witch Academia – The Enchanted Parade

I’m sure many of you remember Little Witch Academia. I certainly don’t – after all, it’s only been several months since I both watched, and reviewed this anime…

The Traditional Catholic Weeb

Genice Chan on BNA and Collaborating with Studio Trigger

Studio Trigger is no stranger to cross-cultural exchange. Their anime projects (Promare, Kill la Kill, Little Witch Academia) frequently pull inspiration from Western sources ranging from American children’s…

Ani-Gamers

What’s with this Anime Vision of Witches, Anyway?

Welcome, all, again.  I just finished watching episode 3 of Burn the Witch, and I’m confused.  Again.  The show is becoming increasingly entertaining, particularly after getting that first…

Another Anime Review

Shonen Flop Recommends #6: Cromartie High School

In our next episode of Shonen Flop, we’ll be covering Mashle: Magic and Muscles, a satirical comedy manga making fun of Harry Potter and the growing trend of…

Shonen Flop

Anime Series Like Lapis Re:Lights

Leaving home behind, Tiara arrives at Flora Girls’ Academy and meets her old friend, Rosetta. At this academy, they train young witches to use spells for combat as…

Recommend Me Anime

Top 5 Studio Trigger Projects

Studio Trigger is an animation studio established in 2011. Since then the studio has produced several high quality anime.

Otaku Orbit

Little Witch Academia: Reconstructing the Magical Girl Genre

Puella Magi Madoka Magica changed the game for magical girl anime. Long associated with cutesy fare like Sailor Moon and Cardcaptor Sakura, Madoka opened the floodgates for dark,…

Starting Life From Zero

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

Ani-Gamers Podcast #140 – Witch Hat Appreciation Hour with Helen

Helen (@WanderinDreamr) from The OASG and the Manga in Your Ears podcast joins Evan to talk about Summer 2020 anime, including the big Deca-Dence Twist (spoiler-free of course).…

Ani-Gamers

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

Kiado shocks, the Harry Potter Challenge, and Little Witch Academia

ay over at RJ Writing Ink reviews the latest chapter of One Piece. After a two week hiatus, the series returns with a shocking moment.

Otaku Orbit

It's Impossible to Live as a Crunchyroll Translator | The Canipa Effect

Canipa discusses the issues of low pay and overwork on anime simulcast translations, particularly at Crunchyroll, a company built on the foundations of unpai...

The Canipa Effect

Falling Out of Love with the Harry Potter Fandom

(TW: Transphobia. I was thinking about writing this after my Anime Pride Month posts are done, but it’s fresh in my mind and I just wanted to say…

Starting Life From Zero

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Top 50 Anime of the Decade

A new decade starts and immediately everyone is stuck inside. I can’t really do much, so what better time to think about the past? The ’10s are well…

Please, no hate.

Promare

Promare is an anime original movie by studio Trigger about the clash between humans and the "Burnish." And no, it's nothing like Fire Force.

DoubleSama

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The Decade in Review : The English Language Adaptation Industry and Fandom Part 1

With the Japanese side of things out of the way, I thought it might be fun to look at the English adaptation side of things. It’s taken me...

The Melancholic Middle Aged Anime Fan

The Anime of the Decade

TOday, after 50 million years, I will look over my favorite anime from the last decade

Rogue Shogunate

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The Decade in Review: The Japanese Industry

I said I wouldn’t be updating this blog for a while, but I remembered that I was working on a two-post "decade in review" which I had star...

The Melancholic Middle Aged Anime Fan

Do Most Fans Care About the Anime Awards? No, But the Fans Still Matter

It has become a sort of annual tradition among members of the anime community to mock the Crunchyroll Anime Awards when fan voting comes around, for not totally…

KAWAIIPAPERPANDAS

Sakuga Week in Review #10: Jan. 6, 2020 – Jan. 12, 2020

We're back in 2020 and evidently chose a good week to return. @HiMyNameisChair joins me to discuss the blobby goodness of Eizouken, a grotesque morphing scene in In/Spectre,…

artist_unknown

Top 50 Glasses Girls

When it comes to anime and video games, girls in glasses tend to fall into very similar tropes. There is the shy bookworm, the uptight student council president,…

A Certain Dazed Producer

Unpopular Opinion: My Top 50 Anime of Decade

On the one hand I’m kind of excited to do this because this was the first decade of anime where I was really into it.  I’ve watched plenty…

Mistakes Cheerio for Chesto

Ten Series From the Previous Decade I Regret Sleeping On

I sleep on a lot of things. That of course includes beds, but couches and car seats are also not safe from me under certain conditions. I’m not…

The Lily Garden

Anime Feminist’s Top 25 Anime of the Decade

The Roaring Twenties are right around the bend! Before we turn that corner and leave the Turbulent Tens behind us, we wanted to lavish some love on the…

Anime Feminist

Merry Days of Anime: Uchuu Patrol Luluco

As an homage to the homaging nature of this bite-sized anime series, my thoughts on it will reflect its length and straightforwardness in paralleled fashion. Plus ultr—wait, wrong…

The Visualist's Veranda

My Top 10 Anime Series of the 2010's

The 2010’s were as awesome a decade for anime as they were terrible for pretty much everything else. The arrival of streaming changed the game completely, and there…

Home.blog

Young rebel magicians: the magic school in anime

The magical school in anime reflects a long-standing tradition of Japan plucking hidden (or not so hidden) gems from children’s literature. Harry Potter would come to visibly influence…

littleanimeblog.com

Clair de Lune - A Thematic Journey Through Anime

As I've had some serious writers block - I decided to challenge myself to edit a "thematic evolution" without using the same anime twice in the video. Clair…

Replay Value

佐藤利幸 Toshiyuki Sato Sakuga MAD

A collection of scenes animated by Toshiyuki Sato 佐藤利幸, one of the most versatile animators of all time. Click Show More for the Sources 0:00-0:41 - Fate/Apocrypha #22 0:42-0:58 - Mob…

PurpleGeth Sakuga

OSMinterview! Martin Billany aka LittleKuriboh and Marianne Miller @ MTAC Lunar

OK sure, MTAC Lunar just wrapped up, but we could not wait to get you this episode! We got the chance to sit down and chat with both…

OSMcast! Anime, Games, Interviews, & More!

Animals (動物) and Creatures Sakuga MAD

Song: [Curtains] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fivw7Q_67LI Animator Credits: 00:00-00:14 artist unknown | Je t'aime 00:15-00:16 Shingo Tamagawa | 3-gatsu no lion #26 00:17-00:19 artist unknown | Mob Psycho 100 Season 2 #02 00:20-00:21 Takuma Ebisu |…

PurpleGeth Sakuga

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Day 6: Believing In Akko That Believes In Her That Believes In Magic

On the sixth day, on the sixth night, in the sixth celebration of the 12 Days of Anime I discovered some real magic. The magic of believing in…

Personafication

Little Witch Academia- Orbital Launch

2017's hit anime Little Witch Academia has a rather unique science/engineering reference. Specifically an accurate reqpresentation of a roll program used by rockets when placing objects in orbit.

Anime Science 101

OSMinterview! Marianne Miller @ Hamacon 9

Hi everybody! This time around we have got yet another awesome interview for you! At Hamacon 9, we had the chance to sit down with Marianne Miller, whom…

OSMcast! Anime, Games, Interviews, & More!

How Does Netflix Affect the Anime Industry? | Anime Studio Spotlight

Canipa attempts to answer the question of how Netflix will affect the anime industry as a whole whilst discussing how Netflix operates on a global scale, what sort…

The Canipa Effect

#57 - SPOOKY Anime SPECIAL and Fall 2018 First Impressions

The leaves are turning red, a cold breeze blows through the air, happy haunts materialize! It's SPOOKY TIME! Join us for our first ever Third Impact Anime Spooky…

Third Impact Anime Podcast