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[Japan Expo 2022] Interview with Mamoru Yokota

An interview with animator and illustrator Mamoru Yokota, animation director on Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai.

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[Japan Expo 2022] Interview with Junichi Hayama

Interview with Character Designer and animator Hayama Junichi, best known for his work on Fist of the North Star and Jojo's Bizarre Adventure

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Birth: a complete chronology

Birth is an infamous name in Yoshinori Kanada’s career: often considered to be one of the animator’s most personal projects, it is also criticized for its confusing plot…

Animétudes

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The Box Office Format of Tōei Dōga’s Theatrical Films

A short summary of the origin of the box office format for Tōei Dōga’s films.

Heisei Etranger

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The legacy of Monsieur Onion on Battle Heroine Drawings – Interview with Character Designer Hisashi Kagawa

An interview with Sailor Moon animation director Hisashi Kagawa about his career, working at Monsieur Onion Production.

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The History of Tatsunoko – 2 – Experimental anime

The “realist” aesthetic and approach of the show was possible thanks to its director, who in fact debuted as chief director: the second of the three Yoshida brothers,…

Animétudes

Sakuga Espresso – Tiger Mask W – Naotoshi Shida

The post Sakuga Espresso – Tiger Mask W – Naotoshi Shida appeared first on Full Frontal.

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Toei and early TV anime – Part 2: the rise of gekiga anime (1966-1968)

Many of Tôei’s promising artists, who had for the most part worked on Fujimaru, were determined to follow up on the possibilities the TV show had opened. This…

Animétudes

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The Kanada style in context

It is tempting, as is always the case with great artists, to imagine Yoshinori Kanada as a solitary shooting star who appeared and revolutionized Japanese animation from nowhere,…

Animétudes

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Tiger Mask I, II & W

Brian invites Bradley Meek onto the show to discuss the first 3 episodes of each of the Tiger Mask anime. Plus in a total give away of when…

The Dynamite In The Brain Anime Podcast

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Tiger Mask I, II & W

Brian invites Bradley Meek onto the show to discuss the first 3 episodes of each of the Tiger Mask anime. Plus in a total give away of when…

The Dynamite In The Brain Anime Podcast

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast - ep 74: ReView: The Wanna-Be's

Subscribers! Be sure to go to the blog to read the description easier & check out links for this episode!This month’s episode is another ReView! What is a…

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast

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Famous Anime Podcast – Mat Sports

This week Gary Hedges joins us to decide which boxing, MMA and wrestling anime are worthy of the term FAMOUS. Brian forgets to mention that Kinnikuman was already…

The Dynamite In The Brain Anime Podcast

Notes on Animation Quality in Anime

I had a rare chance in 2017 to meet Hiromi Matsushita, one of Minky Momo’s most prominent animators. Matsushita is still active in the industry, and when I…

Alex

Re-Entering The Ring with Tiger Mask W

Tiger Mask is an ubiquitous figure that anime fans of a certain age have some semblance of familiarity with, either via Ikki Kajiwara & Naoki Tsuji’s manga or…

Juve-Niall Delinquency

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6 Year Anniversary and the Opportunity to Write about the Autumn 2016 Anime Season

Today is a time to rejoice as we celebrate six years of Avvesione’s Anime Blog.  And while I typically use this post as an excuse to post screenshots…

Avvesione's Anime Blog

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Autumn 2016 – Season Preview

Every season has its defining features.  Autumn, for example, is known for its bountiful harvests and leaves falling to the ground.  Likewise, every anime season has its distinguishing…

Avvesione's Anime Blog

The KingMenu Site is up and running :)

As an introduction of KingMenu Subs:--------------It's a site that has been releasing gem after gem of classic old school anime. Some examples of what they do:Tiger Mask IIMaryūu…

The Old School Anime & Retro Cave

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Interview with Buddha Director Morishita

The Daily Yomiuri Online recently published an incredible interview with Kozo Morishita , the director of the first movie based on Osamu Te...

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