Balancing between charm and gains in animation

With the advancement of technology, we’ve seen more shows being released for every season. It’s quite amusing how before we complained about having less anime to watch compared to complaining now that there’s too much anime. But with the usage of tools that make shows easier to create, we’ve lost a certain aspect to anime that gave its charm a long time ago. Continue reading “Balancing between charm and gains in animation”

Violet Evergarden: a well-written show thus far

With its twelfth episode out, Violet Evergarden has come a long way from its slow introductory episodes. Initially, a good number of people thought that this was just mere eye-candy and nothing more, but damn, it’s such shame since the show portrays some outstanding character development and well-written writing techniques. Continue reading “Violet Evergarden: a well-written show thus far”

OWLS Blog Tour – Violet: the struggle to change

 

As I write this article, I have come to realize that our group has come a really long way in comparison to the previous year. New members have come and are gracing us with their wonderful writings on various prompts. Although I haven’t really been a part of OWLS for a very long time, I feel very proud to be a part of this wonderful, growing group of creators. Continue reading “OWLS Blog Tour – Violet: the struggle to change”

KyoAni’s “Violet Evergarden” to air on January 2018

ANIME, NEWS – Kyoto Animation’s Youtube channel, Kyoanichannel, uploaded a preview video of their upcoming anime series, Violet Evergarden. The preview, according to JList’s recent news article states that this anime series will air starting January 2018. As for the opening team, it will be done by TRUE (Dream Solister – Hibike! Euphonium opening theme).

Kyoto Animation is planning a premiere screening in Anime Expo 2017 on July 2nd this year.

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Review – Koe no Katchi (Silent Voice)

REVIEW – I knew about Koe no Katachi when it was posted by a Facebook page with the description along the words of “tearjerker, beautiful” and what not. The post featured the first few pages of the manga and it was an emotional read. After finishing it’s last manga volume, Kyoto Animation has taken up the job of turning it into an anime film and this article will be my thoughts after watching it.

Spoiler-alert.

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30 Day Anime Challenge – Day 14

Day 14: Anime that never gets old no matter how many times I watch it. An anime series that has stood the test of time and could be agreed as such by the entire community is The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya. This series has been the grounds for all anime series that have come after it. It set the basis for the current style of anime we … Continue reading 30 Day Anime Challenge – Day 14

30 Day Anime Challenge – Day 12

Day 12: Favorite Anime Scene The anime film Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya was one of the best of its kind. It solidified and gave way to the popularity of the Haruhi franchise. There were a lot of scenes from this film which could easily be one of my favorites and choosing just one was just too hard. So after much thought, I think the best favorite scene I saw … Continue reading 30 Day Anime Challenge – Day 12

Post-review: Miss Kobayashi’s Maid Dragon – Episode 13

REVIEW – This is one of those rare occurrences where a writer has just acted upon wrong information. I was led to believe that Miss Kobayashi’s Maid Dragon was ending on its twelfth episode but it seems as I was wrong. A few hours before writing this article, I saw that Miss Kobayashi’s Maid Dragon had updated their list of episodes to include a thirteenth – which caught me by … Continue reading Post-review: Miss Kobayashi’s Maid Dragon – Episode 13