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On the Topic of Older Anime

What was the first anime you liked? What was the first one you fell in love with? What was the first anime you watched and realized it was…

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Hunting Flying Saucers: Contextualising ‘The UFO’ in Anime

Those that follow the Japanese animation scene closely would know that the so-called ‘UFO’ has made a decent number of appearances in the past year and a half.

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Keiichi Arawi’s animated works

With his unique sense of humor and round, cute character designs, Keiichi Arawi is an artist whose work always makes you feel good whenever you encounter it.

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From lolicon to moe: the adventures of the bishoujo

Japanese otaku fans are often associated with two controversial concepts: lolicon and moe. Outside of otaku circles, both terms are associated with some sort of abnormal attraction for…

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

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Yasuo Otsuka Special Interview – Lupin III Perfect Book (2003)

Translation of an interview with Yasuo Otsuka published in the 2003 Lupin III Perfect Book as a celebration of the show’s 30th anniversary.

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In Memoriam – Yasuo Otsuka (1931-2021)

Yasuo Otsuka is, without doubt, the most important and influential animator in anime history. We retrace his career and legacy to pay respects to the man.

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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…

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Why Fullfrontal exists – A 5-year journey blogging about anime

For my 5th anniversary as an anime blogger, I've decided to look back on my journey leading to fullfrontal and share some anecdotes about my experiences.

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Daicon, back in context

The two Daicon shorts, Daicon III and Daicon IV, are still today considered to be emblematic monuments of otaku culture, but also represent a corner stone

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Evangelion: You Can (Not) Deconstruct

Evangelion has hit the anime world by storm. It's long been considered as a deconstruction of the mecha genre... But is it really?

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Animation fundamentals – A short history of Layout

This episode of Animation Fundamentals dives deeper on the history and role of the layout process during the production of anime.

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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.

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Animation Fundamentals – Timing and Spacing

Animation is an art, but it’s also a craft. And it is precisely by understanding the craft that you get to understand the art, how it works and…

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Sakuga Espresso Test

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Sakuga Expresso #16 – Arcadia of My Youth

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Sakuga expresso #15 : Re : Cutie Honey

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Kamichu! #14 – Animating from under the kotatsu

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Sakuga expresso #14 – Yu Yu Hakusho

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Sakuga Espresso #13 – The Tale of Princess Kaguya

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Sakuga Espresso #12 – Miraculous Ladybug

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Sakuga Espresso #11 – Neon Genesis Evangelion

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Sakuga Espresso #10 – Haikyuu!! To the top

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Sakuga Espresso #9 – Dragon Ball Super: Broly

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Sakuga Espresso #8 – Lupin the 3rd (1971)

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Sakuga Espresso #7 – Ping Pong

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Sakuga Espresso #6 – Jo Jo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind

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Sakuga Expresso #5 – My Hero Academia

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Sakuga Espresso #4 – Kizumonogatari

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Sakuga Espresso #3 – Digimon

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Sakuga Espresso

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Character animation done right : Kamichu ! #01 breakdown

Kamichu !’s first episode is pretty much a self-contained story, and that’s why it works so well : in 24 minutes, it establishes its characters and setting

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Fuchi no Mori – Meeting with Hayao Miyazaki

The cleaning of Fuchi no Mori, a forest located near Hayao Miyazaki’s residence, gathers volunteers to help the director maintain the place, ensuring its cleanliness

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Episodic Gurren Lagann Interviews with Director Hiroyuki Imaishi & co. – Episode 6 (Anime Style, January 2008)

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Fire Force – Animation Review – Episode 1

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[CYBERPUNK://0420] Ghost in the Shell: Your Body Does Not Define You

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Sakuga Espresso #2 – Yu Yu Hakusho

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Sakuga Espresso #3 – Kizumonogatari I

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Sakuga Espresso #1 – Ghost in the Shell

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[Cyberpunk://0420] – Cyberpunk Society and Its Future

Cyberpunk —Echo of the past —A bottle to the sea —Drifting along our era's shores —Finding its way before our eyes —Voiceless against a world deafened by its…

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Translation – New Anime Century – Year 5 of OVA Animage 1988/11

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Episodic Gurren Lagann Interviews with Director Hiroyuki Imaishi & co. – Episode 5 (Anime Style, January 2008)

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Gunnm – Yukito Kishiro Panel in Paris

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STAND ALONE COMPLEX’s information society – Interview with Kenji Kamiyama

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A glimpse at Tomiket

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Interview – Terumi Nishii

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Translation – 10 Years of Khara, interview with Hideaki Anno Part 2

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Translation – 10 Years of Khara, interview with Hideaki Anno Part 1

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Interview – Masashi Kudo

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Interview – 40 Years of Shoji Kawamori

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