A great opening is more than just a fun fusion of animation and song: it can set the tone for your show, help establish the main personalities, or even establish a conversation between itself and its own show. Today on Why It Works, let's explore a few of the many ways a great opening can elevate your favorite anime!
Earlier today, the creator of Black Lagoon Rei Hiroe responded to a question asking why the series has not been consistently serialized, to which Hiroe bluntly replied, "It's just that my depression hasn't gone away, so I can't work as much as I'd like." More details after the jump.
The BLACK LAGOON manga series is coming up to its 20th anniversary in April 2022, and to celebrate, the series will be getting a special 20th-anniversary exhibition this July showing off a bunch of original drawings from the series. Se the visual for the event after the jump!
You can't turn back the hands of time, but you can realize with growing shock and horror that the year 2010 was a decade ago and a bunch of the coolest anime titles from that time period are slowly but inexorably sliding from the "modern classic" category into the plain old "classic" category. Hit the jump to join us as we look back at ten titles from 2010 that we are surprised to see turn 10 years old.
Great news for Black Lagoon fans: it seems the hiatus is almost over! The series will be returning to the manga page this fall, and "more surprises" are promised. Get the latest after the jump!