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Category : Interview

Interviews from people involved in the anime and otaku industry.

6 days ago

“AOKANA: Four Rhythm Across the Blue” Director Oizaki Interview

The TV anime series, “AOKANA: Four Rhythm Across the Blue” aired in winter 2016. It is an adaptation of a romance visual novel, but

1 week ago

Traditional Japanese Umbrellas and the Future of Anime

What Anime and Japanese Traditional Culture Collaboration Holds for the Future. Hiyoshiya is a company that specialises in wagasa: traditional Japanese oil-paper umbrellas. It has

Live Action 2 weeks ago

Interview with Director Shinsuke Satou about Death Note: Light up the NEW world

The relationships between shinigami and humans are woven into a movie. Death Note is a very popular anime that spawned three live-action movies: Death Note, Death

Games 3 weeks ago

Character Designer Chisato Mita Talks about Anime, Games, and Her Impasto Technique

Although most otome games (games with a female target group that feature beautiful male characters ) are drawn in shoujo manga style. Imprisoned Palm, a popular

Anime 1 month ago

Kubikiri Cycle OVA: Interview with VA Aoi Yuuki

Kubikiri Cycle: Aoiro Savant to Zaregoto Tsukai OVA Vol.1, the locked-room murder mystery based on the debut novel by Ishin Nishio, was released in October

Anime 1 month ago

Sound! Euphonium 2: Special Discussion and Interview with the Staff!

The long-awaited anime series, Sound! Euphonium 2 started broadcast in October 5, 2016. A special discussion about the anime was held by the director Tatsuya Ishihara,

Anime 2 months ago

Koe no Katachi: Interview with Kensuke Ushio

The film Koe no Katachi (A Silent Voice) was released in Japan on September 17, 2016. It’s the latest film produced by Kyoto Animation and