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    Friday July 31, 2020
  • ESSAY: How A Silent Voice Built a World of Kindness

    Explore the craftsmanship that went into one of the most masterful anime films of the past decade

    A Silent Voice is a triumph of filmmaking. Shoya and Shoko's story affected me so deeply when I first watched it, I made a video essay on my personal YouTube channel talking about it! I recently re-watched the movie, and I wanted to explore some of the incredibly thoughtful work that went into crafting this amazing film.

  • Tuesday July 28, 2020
  • FEATURE: Anime vs. Real Life: The Most Strange Location from a Silent Voice

    Check out the real-world locations of A Silent Voice!

    In this edition of Anime vs. Real Life, follow Wilhelm along on his trip to the stunning real-life locations of one of the biggest anime movies in recent years, the beautiful A Silent Voice. Serene bridges, gourd-draped train stations, and bizarre art installations — see some of the most unusual anime locations to date, right after the jump!

  • Thursday July 16, 2020
  • ESSAY: Pain’s Tempo

    How Kyoto Animation's music has cemented itself in my stages of grief

    Music from Kyoto Animation's work, as well as many other performances, have become a central part in moments of passings in my life. 

  • Tuesday December 10, 2019
  • Anime vs. Real Life: The Most Strange Location from a Silent Voice

    Check out the real-world locations of A Silent Voice!

    In this edition of Anime vs. Real Life, follow Wilhelm along on his trip to the stunning real-life locations of one of the biggest anime movies in recent years, the beautiful A Silent Voice. Serene bridges, gourd-draped train stations, and bizarre art installations, see some of the most unusual anime locations to date, right after the jump!

  • Thursday November 28, 2019
  • Celebrating Kyoto Animation's Naoko Yamada's Growth as a Director

    For her birthday, let's take a look at how far the young Kyoto Animation director has evolved through the years

    It's the birthday of the great Naoko Yamada, one of the youngest and celebrated anime directors of this generation. To celebrate her big day, we're taking a look at how she's grown as a director at Kyoto Animation through the works she has directed. Hit the jump to read on!

  • Wednesday October 2, 2019
  • Osaka MP, Shunichi Isa, Discusses How The Kyoto Animation Donations Are Going To Be Used

    Kyoto Animation’s physical shop in Uji closed until March 2020

    Shinichi Isa, a member of the National Diet, tweeted out on October 2 more information on how the donated money to Kyoto Animation was going to used. Kyoto Animation also discussed their physical store. Animate and Weekly Shonen Magazine team up to support the studio. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday August 16, 2019
  • Shochiku Announces Special Kyoto Animation Film Screenings in Tokyo and Kyoto

    The Japanese anime film distributor “wants to create an opportunity for people to be able to watch... works ... by Kyoto Animation on the big screen”

    Japanese anime film distributor Shochiku announced on August 16 that it’ll be screening films produced by Kyoto Animation over two cinemas in Tokyo and Kyoto from August 23 “for customers to watch many of the wonderful works produced by Kyoto Animation on the big screen.” Hit the jump to see more!

  • Tuesday July 30, 2019
  • The Best Anime Friendships That Started As Anything But!

    This International Friendship Day, we look at adorable anime friendships that really got off on the wrong foot.

    Anime is home to many precious friendships, but all of them start out as such. To celebrate International Friendship Day, we look at a diverse range of those that started on more than just the wrong foot. Hit the jump to find out who made the cut!

  • Tuesday January 29, 2019
  • "A Silent Voice" Anime Film Heads to U.S. Home Video in April of 2019

    Eleven Arts and Shout! Factory team up for Bluray + DVD + digital release of 2016 movie

    Eleven Arts and Shout! Factory have joined forces to release the 2016 anime theatrical film, A Silent Voice, in a deluxe Bluray + DVD + digital package that will be published in North America on April 02, 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.