All posts by Daryl Harding

A 20-something who has nothing better to do than watch anime, talk about anime, and play with my totally not sexual anime figurines.

Mangaka

How Mangaka Get Paid For Their Series and Royalties For Anime

Earlier this week, the mangaka for The Disastrous Life of Saiki K., Shuichi Aso, tweeted that he hasn’t received “a single yen” of royalties from Saiki K. becoming an anime series, or a...

/ September 7, 2017

What Anime We Liked Watching In Spring 2017 Season

Spring has sprung and is already over in the anime world. It came and went faster than the people that legitimately enjoyed Eromanga-Sensei. Just like last seasons retrospective, we gathered those that...

/ July 9, 2017

One Year of Fighting For Nippon

This is going to be a more personal post than normal on this site, so be warned! It’s currently June 2nd, 2017, which means it’s been one year since the...

/ June 2, 2017
Studio Ghibli

Studio Ghibli is Paying Animators Well Comparatively

With the news that Hayao Miyazaki is making a brand new “last” film, comes the hiring of new animators for Studio Ghibli, who let the creative staff go after production on...

/ May 31, 2017
Anime Streaming

The Good Points of Netflix and Amazon Anime Streaming

From a consumer standpoint, Netflix and Amazon get a bad wrap in the anime community. But, when you take a look from a business standpoint, for the anime industry, they’re...

/ May 11, 2017

Never Trust An Anime Translation From 4chan (Update)

It seems like every year, the same issues arise in the anime (and manga) fandom. With more fake news, trolling, and mistranslation, you’d think people would fact check the anime translation...

/ April 25, 2017

A Silent Voice’s Brilliant Staff Behind The Kyoto Animation Classic

It’s only once a generation we’re blessed enough to get directors like Kyoto Animation’s Naoko Yamada. A director who is able to invoke emotions and feelings in you that didn’t realise...

/ April 21, 2017