Category: Anime

The Night is Short, Walk on Girl Q&A with Director Masaaki Yuasa and Producer Eunyoung Choi

The following article is a transcript of a Q&A panel with Masaaki Yuasa, director of The Tatami Galaxy, Lu Over The Wall and The Night is Short, Walk On Girl, and...

/ September 17, 2017

Art of The Anime Gyaru: Good and Bad Representation in My First Girlfriend is a Gal

A recent summer anime that just finished, My First Girlfriend is a Gal, does not do gyaru girls justice at all. Gyaru, aka “Gals” are a popular archetype in animes....

/ September 15, 2017

Of Dubs and Dealers at Liberty City Anime Con

I took the trip to the great New York City to attend Liberty City Anime Con 2017 some time ago. It was my first time attending the convention, as well...

/ September 6, 2017
Violet Evergarden

Violet Evergarden Q&A Panel with Director Taichi Ishidate and Opening Singer TRUE + Episode 1 Credits

The following article is a transcript of a Q&A panel with Taichi Ishidate, director of Beyond the Boundary and upcoming anime Violet Evergarden, both at Kyoto Animation, and TRUE, the...

/ August 12, 2017
Haikyuu

Haikyuu!! Q&A Panel with Director Susumu Mitsunaka and Producer Wakana Okamura

The following article is a transcript of a Q&A panel with Wakana Okamura, producer at TOHO animation (Haikyuu!!, My Hero Academia, Psycho-Pass, Blood Battlefront Blockade), and Susumu Mitsunaka (director of Haikyuu!!...

/ August 9, 2017

Behind the Scenes of Manga with the editors of Weekly Shonen Magazine

On July 30th 2017 at the Kinokuniya in New York City, representatives of Kodansha talked about their work as manga editors on Weekly Shonen Magazine. Heading the talk was Ben...

/ August 1, 2017

Symphogear G, The Self, and the Importance of Thematic Clarity

With Senki Zesshō Symphogear AXZ currently airing, I felt it was well time for me to dive into Symphogear. While season one was a fun romp, the sequel Symphogear G,...

/ July 19, 2017