Neo Yokio (Official Trailer)

Neo Yokio is a six-episode animated series premiering on Netflix. It is produced in collaboration between Studio Deen and Production I.G. Inc. Some notable series developed by Production I.G. Inc. are Ghost in the Shell, Eden of the East and Psycho-Pass. Some notable series produced by Studio Deen are Hetalia, Rurouni Kenshin, and Fate/Stay Night. The cast includes rising star Jaden Smith, veteran actors Susan Saradon, Jude Law and Steve Buscemi.

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Revisiting: Suzuka 涼風

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Suzuka 涼風 is a anime directed by Hiroshi Fukutomi based on a manga series of the same name by Seo Kouji. Suzuka follows protagonist Yamato Akitsuki who moves from Hiroshima to Toyko for a new start.  And his housemate turned love interest Suzuka Asahina a rising track and field star, who specializes in the high jump.

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Another アナザー

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Another is an anime based on a Manga and Novel written by Yukito Ayatsuji. This anime will screw with your head from beginning to end, trying to figure out why all of this is occurring. There is a lot of violence and gore which I do not recommend for the light-hearted. This is a good horror series. It will shock you when you least expect it. This story takes many turns and there are lots of plot twists that will leave you baffled.

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Children of Ether

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I’ve been waiting on this to drop for a while now.  And now that it with in my grasp, I am ecstatic and low key kinda speechless.  But with a staff of this caliber, how could I not be? Character designs by Hiroshi Shimizu, storyboard by Shingo Natsume,  and animation by Mitsuo Iso. As well as director Yûichi Takahashi. With the entire project being headed by LeSean Thomas.

And how could I forget. Music by Mr. Hudson

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Fooly Cooly (Season 2 and 3 Trailer)

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Fooly Cooly ( Furi Kuri) is one of the most memorable Anime’s of my childhood. Originally airing on American Television back in 2003.  Fast forward, 14 years later and the mere thought still brings a smile to my face.  From Naota cynical outlook to Haruko’s Vespa and everything in between, most of all Lord Canti.  So when Cartoon Network announced a possible remake, I was in shock but more over confused.  In all seriousness, FLCL has everything packed into six episodes.  What more could they possibly do?  My answer came in the form of a trailer.

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ERASED 僕だけがいない街

ERASED also known as Boku dake ga inai Machi 僕だけがいない街 is a fantasy/ psychological thriller written and illustrated by Kei Sanbe.  This is a very interesting story. ERASED takes many twists and turns. You will never know what will occur next. 

Satoru Fujinuma, one the main protagonist,  possesses a unique ability that allows him to travel back in time. Mere moments before a tragic incident that occurred in his past. Satoru returns home one evening, to find his mother murdered by a mysterious assailant. 

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Saga of Tanya the Evil 幼女戦記

If you wanna see an anime with a little diva who can destroy an army on her own, this is the anime for you. Saga of Tanya the Evil, also known as Yojo Senki 幼女戦記 written by Carlo Zen with the illustrations was done by Shinobu Shinotsuki. This anime is a psychological thriller with a main character who challenges religious beliefs.

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Behind the Scenes of Yuri On Ice with MAPPA (Panel)

I was so excited to sit in on this panel and learn about the making of Yuri On Ice. I had no idea how deep the creative process was. There is a lot of work that goes on behind the scenes. From the tiniest details like the casts clothing to the colors that are used within the background design. There are also several props used in the designing of all the characters clothes and skates. Examples of props that were used are skates, food, and skaters clothing.

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Under The Bed: Horror in Anime & Manga

 

 

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After a long day of running around, Drey and I took a small break in the Manga library.  Like the idiot I am, I started reading volume one Uzumaki うずまき by Junji Ito. Homie is twisted but that’s a topic for another day.  The library closes, now my mind fuckery level is at an all-time high. I was so confused.   That confusion only heightened.  

I was not ready. 

Under The Bed: Horror in Anime & Manga (panel). 

Hosted by: Xan Villanueva

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Vocaloid Animation: Panel

I was lucky enough to sit in on the Vocaloid panel with Toshihiro Fukuoka, Itto-Maru, and Nao as they discuss Hatsune Miku and her music. In this panel, they discussed the vision behind their own version of Hatsune Miku.

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