VIDEO: Realistic Motion Animation in Anime Compilation

Sakuga animation with artists annotated

Going back to Astro Boy, anime has a long history of trying to effectively tell a story while minimizing motion and animation. However, there is also a tradition of trying to realistically capture motion, even if the movement is applied to abstract or stylized figures. In a pair of informative, captivating videos, we get a look at that latter sort of sakuga animation, annotated with the names of the responsible artists.

 

 

YouTube has muted the audio due to a copyright complaint.

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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