I just finished a show called Sound of the Sky, animated by A-1 Pictures, and known mostly for looking like K-ON!, but in the military. That’s not really a very good summary of the actual show though. It is a slice-of-life, and the focus is often on these characters learning about themselves and creating relationships, … More Sound of the Sky Quick Thoughts
My understanding of, and definition of, anime has changed a lot over the years. But I’m at a point where I don’t know if I can convince myself that there is a broadly usable definition of “anime”. I think that, in reality, all animation can now be considered anime. That’s not how it’s going to … More What does anime mean?
I just finished a show called Rose of Versailles which aired all the way back in 1979. It is historical fiction about the events leading up to the French Revolution and it closely follows several characters key to them, including Marie Antoinette, our protagonist Oscar, and her stable-hand Andre, as well as many others. If … More Rose of Versailles
One of my favorite Sakuga MAD compilations of Koh Yoshinari's work. Unfortunately some 4:3 stretching, but it doesn't look too bad.