12 Days of Anime: Live Action Adaptations (Day 9)

Sup, today I was able to see Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and it was amazing. Expect a review for that soon but I this got me thinking. There are quite a few movies that I’m looking forward to in 2019.  Here is five live-action movie adaptation that I’m looking forward too.

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12 Days of Anime: What’s considered Anime? (Day 8)

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What is anime? According to sources, anime is the Japanese term for animation. Outside Japan, anime refers specifically to animation from Japan or animation style often characterized by colorful graphics, distinct character designs, and fantastical themes

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12 Days of Anime: Anime of 2019 (Day 6)

What’s good, here is my day 6 submission for the 12 Days of Anime. The topic for today is Anime I’m looking forward too in 2019. I touched briefly on my thoughts and expectation for the coming year.

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Sneak Preview Screening – Never Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki at Anime NYC 2018

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Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki 終わらない人 宮崎駿 (Owaranai Hito Miyazaki Hayao) is a documentary about Hayao Miyazaki and his never-ending work ethic directed by Kaku Arakawa.

I was able to watch a screening of the movie at Anime NYC. Hayao Miyazaki has won many awards for his films because of his love and dedication to his work.  He is an extraordinary filmmaker, animator, screenwriter, and manga artist. He is to me one of Japan’s greatest animation director’s of all time.  It was an interesting documentary and even more amazing watching him battling with himself  for coming out of retirement.  

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Storyboard Artist Matthew Bordenave at J1-Con 2018

While I sat in the Dante Buford panel, I met Matthew Bordenave who is a Storyboard artist and up next was his panel.  He was very funny and had a great stage presence. I really got to enjoy this panel and had a lot of fun. I was interested in learning about storyboarding because it is part of what makes an animation, this is one of the many jobs that brings an animation to life. With everyone’s hard work, everything comes together into the animation we see. I originally sat in this panel because I was curious about what the panel would be about, I was able to learn a lot about the behind-the-scenes in developing an animation. Continue reading

Animation Director Dante Buford at J1-Con 2018

At J1-Con I was able to meet Dante Buford a Director and an Animator. I never understood the behind the scenes of creating an animation and all the work that goes into creating animation. There are so many people that work together in creating an animation. There are storyboard artists, animators, artists, voice-over actors, and many other different positions. With all the work from everyone, everything comes together it is visualized into the animation we see. I sat in the panel because I was curious about what the panel was about, I was able to learn a lot about the behind-the-scenes in developing an animation.

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J1-Con Expectations

This will be our first time attending J1-Con and I’m looking forward to quite a few things. One being the Blackfinity Gauntlet which is a podcasting summit.  The Music Festival  and Gaming Tournament.

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