Miandro’s Spotlight is a weekly blog update rounding up what has been happening to the blog such as the latest posts, what’s caught my eye, and what I plan for the near future. Continue reading “Miandro’s Spotlight – So many trailers!”
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.
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.
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
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
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
REVIEW – Kyoto Animation has always known for it’s “moe” trademark and there’s almost no KyoAni work without a “moe” vibe in it. The only thing special about Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid is that it is not a KyoAni original work. This was adapted from a manga series of the same name by the writer and illustrator, Coolkyoushinja. The anime series’ plot is as follows: One morning, as office … Continue reading Review: Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid
NEWS – Kyoto Animation recently released a new promotional video for their upcoming anime series, “Violet Evergarden.” The video does not show new information but we do get to see more of the studio’s stunning work. “I will run as fast as I can to wherever my customer desires. I am the Auto Memories Doll, Violet Evergarden.” – Violet Evergarden (at the end of the … Continue reading New stunning CM for Violet Evergarden
FIRST LOOK – Kyoto Animation has been known for its trademark which is ‘Moe’. The display of quirky, cute and sometimes air-headed female characters is almost synonymous to Kyoto Animation in the anime community. The animation studio’s newest comedy series, “Kobayashi-san’s Maid Dragon”, depicts a fantasy, slice-of-life story involving dragons in their human form. Tohru, one of the main characters, is a dragon who is devoted … Continue reading KyoAni’s Maid Dragon
NEWS – Six months ago, Kyoto Animation uploaded a teaser for their upcoming adaptation of the award-winning novel “Violet Evergarden.” The novel is authored by Kana Akatsuki and illustrated by Akiko Takase. The teaser showcases Kyoto Animation’s trademark of lively and fluid animation. It is, by itself, a work of art and I am very excited for the series to come out. There is no statement … Continue reading KyoAni’s upcoming “Violet Evergarden”