Nagaru Tanagawa, author of the Haruhi Suzumiya light novels, on his experiences with (the staff of) Kyoto Animation

From the final note of the recently released – like today – The Intuition Of Haruhi Suzumiya. I’ve added aniDB links to the staff members here to show their work history more easily. …

Miyazaki has sometimes been considered a pacifist, and some of his earlier works indeed warned of the dangers of war and other social ills. However, he has undoubtedly moved to the right. …

The Association of Japanese Animations (AJA) released its preliminary Anime Industry Report 2020 findings on Friday, and plans to release its full findings in a report on November 30. The preliminary report found that the anime industry rose 15.1% to 2.5112 trillion yen (about US$24.18 billion) in…

"One Full Moon Night in Stockholm, Sweden. An expected intruder breaks into Mr. Edvard’s home. A prepared gun trigger was pulled, and the detectives Holmes and Jamie start to chase after the intruder. Yet, on the same night, another unexpected gunshot interrupts… Blossom Detective Holmes and Jamie…

I really wish the anime community wasn’t* lib as fuck. It’s almost unanimously liberal and reactionary outside a couple small-time YTers and stuff at the margins. ANN keeps posting shit like this and it’s cringe. …

I can only really recommend listening to these if you’ve already read the books since it serves as like a replacement to a group discussion afterwards. It’s not bad with that in mind. Second issue would be some of the other guests aren’t insightful and it kinda’ feels like the main host just grabbed…

Actually decent video looking at the changes in mecha genre itself and how at least western fans think of and categorize the mecha genre. …

If you ask “What makes ufotable anime so unique?”, any anime fan or creator will likely point towards their digital compositing. ufotable productions blend 3D backgrounds, elaborate VFX and 2D animation to create exciting scenes that impress far more than just the sum of their parts. This is the r…

A place to discuss anime / japanimation, preferably pre-2000 stuff, but anything’s allowed. This includes manga as well similar material from Korea and China. News, reviews, academic articles, screenshots, clips, questions, etc. are all encouraged.


Anime Databases:
ANN Encyclopedia

Anime News Sites:
Anime News Network
Otaku USA Magazine
CBR.com - anime tag
Animation Magazine - anime tag
Honey’s Anime
The Japan Times - anime tag
Anime Herald

Other Resources:
The r/AnimePiracy Index
The r/AnimePiracy stream search
Anime.plus MAL extenstion
AJA’s annual Anime Industry Report

Other, Other Rescoures:
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