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    Wednesday August 28, 2019
  • Discover the History Behind the Anime Creators Going to Crunchyroll Expo!

    Many great anime creators will be at CRX this weekend, so let's get to know them!

    Behind every anime is a team of people working their butts off to create something special. At Crunchyroll Expo this year you’ll be able to meet some of these elusive faces in panels or at signings! Hit the jump to learn the history behind some of these great anime creators before this weekend's event!

  • Tuesday June 12, 2018
  • Sakuga Weekly: My Hero Academia and the Great Bakugo Rocket

    Check out the best animation craft last week's anime had to offer!

    Our weekly collection of the best animation to be found in this season's anime returns, this time highlighting one of the industry's best-known animators and his appearance on My Hero Academia's explosive episode from last week. And alongside our favorite superhero anime appears another shonen challenger. Hit the jump to read more!

  • Tuesday January 9, 2018
  • The Best Animated Scenes in "Black Clover" so far

    Let’s look back on the animated highlights from Black Clover's first cour!

    As Black Clover progresses into its second cour, let’s look back on some of the animated highlights from the first thirteen episodes. Hit the jump for more!

  • Monday November 21, 2016
  • Teen Animator Wows Audience with First Work on "TO BE HERO"

    18-year-old "sakuga machine" grabs fans' attention on first animation job.

    Check out the super-talented teenage animator that's got everyone talking! 18-year-old KiloCrescent was picked up for TO BE HERO right out of high school, and his work is getting attention all across the anime world. Hit the jump to see some of his work and find out more about him!

  • Tuesday May 10, 2016
  • FEATURE: Aniwords – On Sakuga, and Why You Should Care About It

    Animation is fun! Being able to appreciate it is even better!

    In these week's Aniwords, Isaac talks about "sakuga," or really good animation, and shares why he thinks you should consider getting into it. Intrigued? Hit the jump to check out his thoughts!

  • Monday January 4, 2016
  • VIDEO: A 15-Minute Annotated Survey of Some of Anime's 2015 Sakuga Highlights

    After an impressive year, see who animated some of the highlights

    A MAD Movie is a Japanese term for fan-made video, comparable, but not limited to the anime music video produced by English language fans. When they're dedicated to animators, sakuga MAD compilations of full motion animation are a great tool for identifying the style of particular artists working in the field of anime. After an impressive 2015, BlueSakuga has put together a survey of some of the year's highlights. Get a look after the jump.

  • Thursday January 2, 2014
  • VIDEO: An Introduction to Sakuga: The Animation of Anime

    A must watch talk for those fascinated by the highlights of full motion animation in anime

    In 2013, Colin Groesbeck presented "Sakuga: The Animation of Anime," an update to his 2011 "That Scene was Awesome: Japan's Iron Animators (Sakuga Anime)." This must watch for those fascinated by the highlights of full motion animation in anime is now finally cleaned up and posted in its entirety, so get a look after the jump.

  • Monday December 30, 2013
  • VIDEO: An Annotated Look At "One Piece" Punk Hazard Arc Animation Highlights

    Animation enthusiasts compile sakuga for recently concluded arc

    With One Piece's Punk Hazard arc wrapped up in the anime, attentive animation watchers have put together a compilation of the  full motion highlight, also known as sakuga. These enthusiasts have gone further with annotations of the animators involved with the remarkable scenes. Get a look after the jump.

  • Monday July 15, 2013
  • VIDEO: Anime Sakuga Compilation Collects Best of Undressing Animation

    Plus looks at 3D animation in 2D, sketch style work, and lots more

    BlueSakuga has recently put together a collection of well animated, full motion dressing and undressing sequences from anime that is a bit hot, a bit funny, and dare I say, more than a bit educational.  Get a look at this, plus other sakuga goodies after the jump.

  • Saturday May 18, 2013
  • VIDEO: "Fairy Tail" and "Hunter x Hunter - Greed Island" Sakuga Compilations

    A new fan edit compiles a dodge-ball to the face selection of well-animated, full motion scenes

    A new fan edit compiles a dodge-ball to the face selection of well-animated, full motion "sakuga" scenes from the Hunter x Hunter's recently concluded Greed Island story arc. Meanwhile, a Fairy Tail edit annotates the animators of some of the series' more impressive scenes. Get a look after the jump.

  • Sunday April 28, 2013
  • VIDEO: Realistic Motion Animation in Anime Compilation

    Sakuga animation with artists annotated

    Going back to Astro Boy, anime has a long history of trying to effectively tell a story while minimizing motion and animation. However, there is also a tradition of trying to realistically capture motion, even if the movement is applied to abstract or stylized figures. In a pair of informative, captivating videos, we get a look at that latter sort of sakuga animation, annotated with the names of the responsible artists. Get a look after the jump.