Search results

110 results, page 1 of 3

Featured image for As the Buddha’s Temple Bells Toll: Looking Back to Kyoto AnimationBackground image for As the Buddha’s Temple Bells Toll: Looking Back to Kyoto Animation

As the Buddha’s Temple Bells Toll: Looking Back to Kyoto Animation

On July 18, 2019, an arson attack at the studio Kyoto Animation (“KyoAni”) killed 36 people and injured 34 more. Three years later, its influence

Anime Herald

Featured image for Anime Series Like Yurei DecoBackground image for Anime Series Like Yurei Deco

Anime Series Like Yurei Deco

The city of Tom Sawyer is an augmented reality society where citizens buy and sell services and appearance augmentations with Love, a currency akin to

Recommend Me Anime

Featured image for INU-OH Is A Film About Artists, For ArtistsBackground image for INU-OH Is A Film About Artists, For Artists

INU-OH Is A Film About Artists, For Artists

An analysis of the themes in Masaaki Yuasa's new hit movie Inu-Oh, what it means to artists and how it relates to the current industry.

Full Frontal

Featured image for 30 Actually Satisfying Short Anime Series You Can Finish in a DayBackground image for 30 Actually Satisfying Short Anime Series You Can Finish in a Day

30 Actually Satisfying Short Anime Series You Can Finish in a Day

Well, if you worked hard enough, technically you can watch most anime series in a day. However, just because you can wedge 48 episodes into a day doesn't

Recommend Me Anime

Featured image for The Labor Day Anime Cookout!Background image for The Labor Day Anime Cookout!

The Labor Day Anime Cookout!

Ah, Labor Day. To some, this could mean the unofficial end of summer. To others, this could mean putting away our white-colored clothes because of some arbitrary fashion…

Beneath the Tangles

Featured image for First Impression: YUREI DECOBackground image for First Impression: YUREI DECO

First Impression: YUREI DECO

Once upon a time, a narrator shares an obscure fable about a many-eyed giant, a just society turned murderous, and peacock feathers while a psychedelic world unfolds on…

Beneath the Tangles

Featured image for 17 Anime Series With Exceptionally Satisfying EndingsBackground image for 17 Anime Series With Exceptionally Satisfying Endings

17 Anime Series With Exceptionally Satisfying Endings

There are a lot of ways to end an anime. You could cleanly cut off at the end of an arc or leave things particularly vague in hopes…

Recommend Me Anime

Featured image for A Glimpse of Garden of Remembrance with Naoko YamadaBackground image for A Glimpse of Garden of Remembrance with Naoko Yamada

A Glimpse of Garden of Remembrance with Naoko Yamada

A summary of Naoko Yamada and Eunyoung Choi’s presentation of Garden of Remembrance at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival.

Full Frontal

Featured image for Studying Water & Visual Storytelling In Anime | GITM Podcast Ep. 114Background image for Studying Water & Visual Storytelling In Anime | GITM Podcast Ep. 114

Studying Water & Visual Storytelling In Anime | GITM Podcast Ep. 114

Water is extremely versatile in the real world and the same can be said for its place in animated filmmaking. In this episode of Get In The Mecha…

Get In The Mecha

Featured image for Of Artists, Minstrels & Drowning FriendsBackground image for Of Artists, Minstrels & Drowning Friends

Of Artists, Minstrels & Drowning Friends

How far would you go to save a friend? We never expect it will be that far; that it will be too far, and will push beyond the…

Beneath the Tangles

Featured image for Fear of the Future in The Heike StoryBackground image for Fear of the Future in The Heike Story

Fear of the Future in The Heike Story

Have you ever been afraid of the future? Have you ever looked at the horizon and worried about what lay ahead, hidden just beyond sight? The hardships to…

Beneath the Tangles

Featured image for Weekly Round-Up, 16-22 March 2022: AceAro TV Series, Gendered Labor Statistics, and Revisiting K-On!!Background image for Weekly Round-Up, 16-22 March 2022: AceAro TV Series, Gendered Labor Statistics, and Revisiting K-On!!

Weekly Round-Up, 16-22 March 2022: AceAro TV Series, Gendered Labor Statistics, and Revisiting K-On!!

AniFem Round-Up In the Name of Art: Academic burnout in Blue Period Olivia “Livi” Burke discusses the normalization of burnout among students and creatives and how Blue Period…

Anime Feminist

Featured image for Unsung Heroes: The women of The Heike StoryBackground image for Unsung Heroes: The women of The Heike Story

Unsung Heroes: The women of The Heike Story

The creators of The Heike Story go a step further beyond tribute with the character of Biwa: by presenting her as the epic’s original author-performer, the anime adaptation…

Anime Feminist

Featured image for An Ode to the Women of Anime, Manga, & Light NovelsBackground image for An Ode to the Women of Anime, Manga, & Light Novels

An Ode to the Women of Anime, Manga, & Light Novels

Happy International Women’s Day, everyone! In honor of the day, we here at BtT are excited to celebrate some of our favorite women working in anime, manga, and…

Beneath the Tangles

Featured image for The Anime Staff That I Discovered In 2021 | GITM Podcast Ep. 111Background image for The Anime Staff That I Discovered In 2021 | GITM Podcast Ep. 111

The Anime Staff That I Discovered In 2021 | GITM Podcast Ep. 111

I know we’re already in March but let’s talk about the anime staff I discovered for the first time in 2021! 2021 was a really great year for…

Get In The Mecha

Featured image for Ani-Gamers Podcast #169 – Best of 2021Background image for Ani-Gamers Podcast #169 – Best of 2021

Ani-Gamers Podcast #169 – Best of 2021

It’s time for our annual Best of 2021 show! Evan and David run down their favorite video games, manga, and anime of last year. We managed to fit…

Ani-Gamers

Featured image for Anime Cult Classics: 15 Anime Series Lacking a Broad Audience AppealBackground image for Anime Cult Classics: 15 Anime Series Lacking a Broad Audience Appeal

Anime Cult Classics: 15 Anime Series Lacking a Broad Audience Appeal

It is easy to forget sometimes that anime in and of itself is an art form, and art is an explosion! I mean, art is expression, and experimentation,…

Recommend Me Anime

Featured image for Anime Feminist’s Top Picks for 2021Background image for Anime Feminist’s Top Picks for 2021

Anime Feminist’s Top Picks for 2021

This year had a range of anime for just about every taste, and the result is one of our biggest year-end lists ever!

Anime Feminist

Featured image for Anime Feminist Recommendations of Fall 2021Background image for Anime Feminist Recommendations of Fall 2021

Anime Feminist Recommendations of Fall 2021

In which a late-game contender for anime of the year makes its appearance!

Anime Feminist

Featured image for Top Anime of 2021 (and Year in Review)Background image for Top Anime of 2021 (and Year in Review)

Top Anime of 2021 (and Year in Review)

I was going to open this article with “it’s been a year, huh,” but then looked back and saw that’s exactly how I opened my last Year in Review, which…

Wrong Every Time

Featured image for Interview: The Heike Story Music Composer Kensuke UshioBackground image for Interview: The Heike Story Music Composer Kensuke Ushio

Interview: The Heike Story Music Composer Kensuke Ushio

Composer kensuke ushio, who has collaborated before with director Naoko Yamada on critically-acclaimed films such as A Silent Voice and Liz and the Blue Bird, talks about the…

Anime News Network - Views

Featured image for Staff Picks: Our Favorite Anime of 2021Background image for Staff Picks: Our Favorite Anime of 2021

Staff Picks: Our Favorite Anime of 2021

The final entry in our 2021 Staff Picks series ranks not kings, but anime — specifically those that aired in their entirety this year or ended in it. There…

Ani-Gamers

Featured image for First Impression: Akebi’s Sailor UniformBackground image for First Impression: Akebi’s Sailor Uniform

First Impression: Akebi’s Sailor Uniform

Rice paddies and those that call them home: a songbird, a couple of farmers and a girl who runs for the pure joy of it. She pauses to…

Beneath the Tangles

Featured image for Returning to Anime? The Best Anime Series of 2021 That You MissedBackground image for Returning to Anime? The Best Anime Series of 2021 That You Missed

Returning to Anime? The Best Anime Series of 2021 That You Missed

Been away from anime for awhile? We understand. You go out and have your life, anime will always be waiting for you when you come back. They always…

Recommend Me Anime

Featured image for The Heike Story: A Tale of Forgiveness?Background image for The Heike Story: A Tale of Forgiveness?

The Heike Story: A Tale of Forgiveness?

There are many lessons to learn from The Heike Story: the cost of pride, the trauma of war, the insidiousness of bitterness. Every episode conveys these truths with…

Beneath the Tangles

Featured image for ~SPOILER FREE~ FINAL THOUGHTS: FALL 2021Background image for ~SPOILER FREE~ FINAL THOUGHTS: FALL 2021

~SPOILER FREE~ FINAL THOUGHTS: FALL 2021

Huh… We got a pretty good season this time. It’s been a long while since I’ve watched so many shows in a single season, and miraculously I came…

Please, no hate.

Featured image for Anime Series Like The Heike StoryBackground image for Anime Series Like The Heike Story

Anime Series Like The Heike Story

The Taira Clan, also known as the Heike, have developed authority in Japan. When a young girl disrespect a representative of the clan, her father pays the price…

Recommend Me Anime

Featured image for A Very GLORIO 2021: The Top 10Background image for A Very GLORIO 2021: The Top 10

A Very GLORIO 2021: The Top 10

2021 had a lot of good anime. What shows made the top 10? What made #1? Has our running gag of choosing an ironic header image for this…

The Glorio Blog

Featured image for Sakugabooru Animation Awards 2021Background image for Sakugabooru Animation Awards 2021

Sakugabooru Animation Awards 2021

Our yearly animation awards have once again gathered animators, directors, producers, writers, translators, fans, and everything in between to pick the greatest contributions to anime and the world…

Sakuga Blog

Featured image for BtT’s Top 10 Anime of 2021Background image for BtT’s Top 10 Anime of 2021

BtT’s Top 10 Anime of 2021

They made us laugh; they made us cry. They wowed us with their artistry, inspired us with their soundtracks, and moved us with their depth of emotion. But…

Beneath the Tangles

Featured image for A Very GLORIO 2021: Zigg’s State of the UnionBackground image for A Very GLORIO 2021: Zigg’s State of the Union

A Very GLORIO 2021: Zigg’s State of the Union

Zigg talks about how 2021 saw a resurgence in high quality, creator creator-driven anime, and how that resulted in the strongest slate of shows in quite some time.

The Glorio Blog

Featured image for A Very GLORIO 2021: Gee’s Year in ReviewBackground image for A Very GLORIO 2021: Gee’s Year in Review

A Very GLORIO 2021: Gee’s Year in Review

2021 was an unbelievably strong year with some legitimate generational contenders. I look back on the year and for as much shit as I love to give anime…

The Glorio Blog

Featured image for Storytelling in the Midst of History: Reflections on Heike MonogatariBackground image for Storytelling in the Midst of History: Reflections on Heike Monogatari

Storytelling in the Midst of History: Reflections on Heike Monogatari

While the initial reception has been relatively subdued, many will no doubt look back on Heike Monogatari both for what it is and for what it represents; a…

Animétudes

Featured image for [12 Days of Anime] Day 2: The Heike StoryBackground image for [12 Days of Anime] Day 2: The Heike Story

[12 Days of Anime] Day 2: The Heike Story

Let me preface these next two posts by saying that it was ridiculously difficult to order them—both The Heike Story and ODDTAXI took my breath away with their…

Anime B&B

Featured image for A Very GLORIO 2021: Iro’s Year of Surprisingly Good ShowsBackground image for A Very GLORIO 2021: Iro’s Year of Surprisingly Good Shows

A Very GLORIO 2021: Iro’s Year of Surprisingly Good Shows

We’ve done this for another year somehow, and Iro’s back to give a brief look at the shows he thinks are worth mentioning. There’s more than usual this…

The Glorio Blog

Featured image for Special Review: The Heike StoryBackground image for Special Review: The Heike Story

Special Review: The Heike Story

Rating: 4.5 (of 5) The Tale of the Heiki is a 12-chapter epic assembled no later than the early 14th century from a collection of oral traditions. It…

USA Anime

Featured image for The Five Most Magical Anime of 2021Background image for The Five Most Magical Anime of 2021

The Five Most Magical Anime of 2021

2021 is pretty much done. What were the 5 most magical, bewitching, fantastical anime of the year? Let’s find out.

The Magic Planet

Featured image for Kaiseki Anime Ep. 89 — Tale of the HeikeBackground image for Kaiseki Anime Ep. 89 — Tale of the Heike

Kaiseki Anime Ep. 89 — Tale of the Heike

Come listen to us chat about one of our favorite shows of the year! We’ll be taking a short break after this until early January. 00:00 Intro 01:13…

Draggle's Anime Blog

Featured image for Kaiseki Anime Podcast Episode 089 – The Heike Story (Also, Happy Holidays!)Background image for Kaiseki Anime Podcast Episode 089 – The Heike Story (Also, Happy Holidays!)

Kaiseki Anime Podcast Episode 089 – The Heike Story (Also, Happy Holidays!)

00:00 Intro01:13 The Heike Story23:29 Outro You can find Kaiseki Anime Podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and Google Play. Subscribe to us now! Please also take a moment…

Anime B&B

Featured image for Another Look At Heike Monogatari’s Incredible Final ActBackground image for Another Look At Heike Monogatari’s Incredible Final Act

Another Look At Heike Monogatari’s Incredible Final Act

Although it was a short affair, Heike Monogatari was able to deliver a phenomenal experience from start to finish.

Full Frontal

Sakuga Espresso – Heike Monogatari

A visual analysis of the climax scene to the ninth episode of Heike Monogatari through the lens of cinematography.

Full Frontal

Featured image for Heike Monogatari – Why Do Visual Metaphors Matter? | GITM Podcast Ep. 108Background image for Heike Monogatari – Why Do Visual Metaphors Matter? | GITM Podcast Ep. 108

Heike Monogatari – Why Do Visual Metaphors Matter? | GITM Podcast Ep. 108

What ties rich historical narratives like Heike Monogatari together? On this episode of Get In The Mecha I complete my trilogy of discussions on Heike Monogatari by taking…

Get In The Mecha

Featured image for Heike Monogatari Review — A-Background image for Heike Monogatari Review — A-
Featured image for Heike Monogatari – 11 (END)Background image for Heike Monogatari – 11 (END)

Heike Monogatari – 11 (END)

Heike Monogatari’s TV finale contained just its second substantial portrayal of armed conflict, following episode 5’s Battle of Uji Bridge. One might think it a bit strange that…

Star Crossed Anime

Featured image for The GLORIO Chat Episode 99: Like Finding Bad Whiskey in a DesertBackground image for The GLORIO Chat Episode 99: Like Finding Bad Whiskey in a Desert

The GLORIO Chat Episode 99: Like Finding Bad Whiskey in a Desert

We bid farewell to The Heike Story, welcome back Eighty-Six: 86, and go in hard on the latest developments in Sakugan.

The Glorio Blog

Featured image for The Frontline Report [11/29/21]Background image for The Frontline Report [11/29/21]

The Frontline Report [11/29/21]

This week, The Heike Story comes to an end. Plus: please watch Ranking of Kings.

The Magic Planet

Heike Monogatari – 11 (END)

「諸行無常」 (Shogyō Mujō) "The Impermanence of Worldly Things" Like the shrike that impales its prey upon branches, I feel as if this adaptation has impaled my heart upon its sharp…

Random Curiosity

Featured image for Heike Monogatari – 11 (End) and Series ReviewBackground image for Heike Monogatari – 11 (End) and Series Review

Heike Monogatari – 11 (End) and Series Review

It is a tale Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, Signifying nothing. Read more

Lost in Anime

Featured image for Heike Monogatari: Humanity in WarBackground image for Heike Monogatari: Humanity in War

Heike Monogatari: Humanity in War

Possible spoilers for an 800 year old story Heike Monogatari (The Tale of the Heike) is a historical epic chronicling the struggle between the Taira/Heike and Minamoto clans…

The Fabulaphile

Featured image for Heike Monogatari – 10Background image for Heike Monogatari – 10

Heike Monogatari – 10

Episode 10 of Heike Monogatari felt slightly more measured than last week’s blitz of character deaths, family reunions, and political/military developments, but upon closer inspection, the two installments…

Star Crossed Anime