Category Archives: Anime
The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel. Not too long ago I wrote about how cyberpunk was occupying my current mindspace, and it continues to do so. Strangely enough, on the day … Continue reading
I was tweeting on how I hope that robotic research will now see a push into emergency and rescue-ready “mobile suits,” instead of the glorified house servants we tend to see (which I realize have their use, in aiding the … Continue reading
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBu1cZm4Gqg&feature=player_embedded Here’s the first trailer — in the form of a TV commercial — for the upcoming live-action Space Battleship Yamato film.
Over at CNNGo, Matt Alt presents a timeline of anime over the last decade, tracing the highs and lows the industry has known over the past 10 years.
Studio Ghibli has announced that it will be releasing a new film next summer, to be directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, an animator for the company (this will be his directorial debut). The film’s title is The Borrower Arrietty, and is … Continue reading
Satoshi Kon’s next film is called The Dream Machine, and unlike his previous complex and adult work (Millennium Actress, Tokyo Godfathers, Paprika, Paranoia Agent), is being described as a family-friendly film. Here’s what Kon has to say about the film … Continue reading
httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0xN8Z3n0Lk&feature=player_embedded As a follow-up to the post on “Fumiko’s Confession,” here’s another short directed by Hiroyasu Ishida (Tete). Via Tim Rudder.