Understanding Urusei Yatsura

This article wouldn’t have been possible without the direct or indirect help of all the people sharing anime-related resources, scans, photos, translations and transcripts on the...

INU-OH Is A Film About Artists, For Artists

Masaaki Yuasa’s work has been formative to my development as an anime fan.  So many of the projects he has put his stamp on have revealed to me what animation is truly capable of...

[Japan Expo 2022] Interview with Mamoru Yokota

At this year's Paris Japan Expo, alongside Character Designer and animator Junichi Hayama, came his friend and colleague, Mr. Mamoru Yokota. Mr. Yokota is a well-established and...

Sakuga Espresso

Sakuga Espresso is our column about appreciating great animation in a format short enough to be read along with a shot of Espresso. ☕️ What makes a scene stand out? How do the drawings convey emotions? Join us as we breakdown what makes stunning animation....
What’s the deal with slice-of-life anime?

What’s the deal with slice-of-life anime?

2022’s Winter anime season came and went pretty fast but it was an enjoyable one nonetheless.  Out of the many shows that aired during the weekends over the last twelve weeks, it was the slice-of-life anime that stood out from the rest for me.  This season led to the...

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What’s hidden in Studio La Cachette?

What’s hidden in Studio La Cachette?

French animation studio La Cachette, created in 2013, has in recent years become a presence that animation fans worldwide can't ignore. After their first viral short, Kairos, they have become famous for their work on the 2019 series Primal, for which they have done...

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