51-year-old anime director Masaaki Yuasa (The Tatami Galaxy, Ping Pong The Animation)'s first original feature film Yoake Tsugeru Lu no Uta (Lu's Song that Announces The Break of Dawn)/Lu Over The Wall is confirmed to be released in Japan on May 19, 2017. Check the first trailer introducing the world and characters of the film after the jump.
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!
With Ping Pong the Animation now on Crunchyroll, Brandon takes a moment to look at one of the best anime of 2014. A harmonious fusion of two distinctive artists’ styles, Masaki Yuasa’s adaptation of Taiyo Matsumoto’s Ping Pong is one to check out, for sports and animation fans alike! Hit the jump to read more!
Science Saru, the studio founded by Masaaki Yuasa (Ping Pong, Mind Game, Space Dandy's "Slow and Steady Wins the Race, Baby", Adventure Time's "Food Chain") Eunyoung Choi in 2014 has produced a promotional short film for OK K.O. ! Lakewood Plaza Turbo, a game developed by Double Stallion and CN Games. More after the jump.
The Kichijoji Anime Wonderland festival is sponsoring a special live talk event featuring several influential anime directors who will speak on the future of anime and on the "heroes" who have inspired them. Hit the jump to learn more.