Crunchyroll have been snatching up some very fine shows recently, in a wide range of genres. Looking back at their recent acquisitions, I noticed several shows whose striking mastery of atmosphere make them uniquely captivating experiences. Today I'll be highlighting these shows, and hopefully offering everyone something new to explore!
In this week's Creative Spotlight, Brandon looks at Yoshihiko Umakoshi, veteran character designer and animation director. If you're a fan of his work on My Hero Academia, you'll want to learn more about his career and style. Hit the jump to read more!
In this week's Creative Spotlight, Brandon looks at of Shigeyasu Yamauchi, one of Toei Animation's most prolific anime directors. Yamauchi has directed episodes on many classics ranging from Dragon Ball Z to Ojamajo Doremi, but he's best known for giving us the bittersweet Casshern Sins. If you're eager to learn about his style and career, you'll want to hit the jump to read more!
In this new series of articles focused on highlighting exceptional creative voices in anime, Brandon looks at Eunyoung Choi, a director and animator who is a close affiliate of Masaaki Yuasa. Interested in learning about one of anime's rising talents? Hit the jump to read more!
The end of Adult Swim's run of Casshern Sins invited plenty of speculation about what, if any, anime might be replacing the dystopian sci-fi. FUNimation then cleared up the suspense with news that the Cartoon Network programming block will air sci-fi comedy spin-off Tenchi Muyo GXP. More after the jump.
When we checked in on Toonami ratings after the Adult Swim anime block's return, numbers were, as Jason DeMarco put it, "OKAY." Thankfully they improved over the second week, with premiere episodes of Bleach, Deadman Wonderland, and Casshern Sins doing better than before. Details past the break!
Adult Swim's two new anime premieres, Deadman Wonderland and Casshern Sins, both ranked #1 in their time periods among certain young adult demographics. While the rankings were up, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim's vice president of strategic marketing and promotions, Jason DeMarco, says it was just, "OKAY." Read on for more!
Former Toonami producer Jason DeMarco recently confirmed the May 26/27 schedule for Toonami's return to Adult Swim, which includes Deadman Wonderland and Casshern Sins. Read on for more!