Newtype magazine thought 1985 was a flat year for animation. The industry was grappling with how to compete on the global playing field, lack of talented artists, lack of opportunities for young artists, fans looking for more classic Gundam and lolicon, to name a few concerns that might sounds familiar. See what the top names in the field thought was coming up for 1986 after the jump.
A few cool things went down at this morning's Otakon panel for anime studio Satelight. In addition to showing unused, never-screened footage created for Macross F pachislot commercials, they revealed FUNimation's acquisition of streaming rights for the Aquarion EVOL anime. Read on for more!
Newtype magazine recently published a spread on the Eureka Seven continuation, Eureka Seven: AO. In addition to staff listing, which came out earlier (updated), the article has new art and a little bit about the main characters. Check it out after the jump!
Macross creator Shoji Kawamori's weird, spiritual combining mech show returns for a new series, set 12,000 years after the original in Aquarion EVOL. The latest trailer not only previews the show, but also popular anime composer Yoko Kanno's latest theme. Check it out after the jump.