Before they gained acclaim through high-profile films, even the greatest of anime directors contributed to a variety of unlikely TV shows. Today on Why It Works, let's explore the small-screen origins of some of anime's greatest stars, and see how their roots helped shape their overall destinies!
Veteran voice actor Keaton Yamada has announced that he will be stepping down from his role in Chibi Maruko-chan. The long-running series will be auditioning a new narrator, but in the meantime, we're looking at final comments from Yamada and the staff. Get the details after the jump!
Earlier this week, to curb the boredom children might feel being stuck at home due to the coronavirus, the companies that publish Weekly Shonen Jump and Weekly Shonen Sunday announced that their back issues from 2020 would be released online. To add to that, now, Japanese cable anime TV channels Animax and Kids Station announced that they would be available for free to everyone in Japan until March 27. More details after the jump!
From The Tatami Galaxy to Ping Pong the Animation, Mind Game to Devilman Crybaby, Masaaki Yuasa has directed an eclectic and visually dazzling series of anime over his career. Today, with his newest production just weeks away, let's take a look back at the career of one of anime's brightest stars!
Ever noticed how a lot of families in classic anime have really nice houses? One journalist decided to find out how nice. With the help of an architect and a real estate agent, he discovered the value of homes from Doraemon, Crayon Shin-chan, and more. How do they stack up? Find out after the jump!