Animation Legend Rintarô – Les Utopiales 2022

Animation Legend Rintarô – Les Utopiales 2022

Few anime fans probably know about the name Shigeyuki Hayashi. But under his pen name Rintarô, he belongs to the hall of fame of the most important and influential directors in anime history. He left a considerable legacy in anime history, be it for his huge...
Makoto Shinkai’s Japan: Suzume no Tojimari Review

Makoto Shinkai’s Japan: Suzume no Tojimari Review

Saying that Makoto Shinkai is one of the most prominent Japanese directors of the last decade would be stating the obvious. Since the worldwide success of Your Name in 2016, everybody inside and outside of anime fandom, regardless of their opinions on the director,...
Understanding Urusei Yatsura

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 Internet. All my thanks go to Harley and Dylan Acres from Rumic World, ehoba, Rick,...
INU-OH Is A Film About Artists, For Artists

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 and made me realise how artistically diverse the landscape really was.  INU-OH took me...