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UQ Holder! Episode 6 Makes Things So Much Worse For The Adaptation

UQ Holder! has not been the best of shows, and this episode had a larger hurdle than the previous to pass. Sadly for it, episode 6 of UQ Holder! adapts some of...

/ November 12, 2017
Gainax

The Future of Anime Studio Gainax – Interview with President Hiroyuki Yamaga and Producer Yasuhiro Takeda

At Connichi 2017, we were given the chance to interview two veterans of the anime industry, and founders of Gainax, President and Director Hiroyuki Yamaga (Mahoromatic, Daicon) and Producer Yasuhiro Takeda (Daicon,...

/ October 16, 2017

The Shifting Tones Between Work and Play in New Game!!

When New Game! first aired in the summer 2016 season, I enjoyed it a lot. It was comfort food to me. Imagine my surprise when I began watching season 2,...

/ September 26, 2017

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
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
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