One thing you can be sure of when it comes to Hideo Kojima's games is that they'll absolutely defy traditional explanation. Death Stranding is no exception, and seems determined to carve out a new genre altogether with its distinctive "Strand gameplay." Today let's explore the unique strengths of this alluring game, and maybe even find some anime that match its appeal!
Though we all have our own favorite anime soundtracks, there's a difference between a simply great song and a song that's actually part of the storytelling. Today on Why It Works, let's explore how a few great directors use music to actually tell their stories, be it through musically inclined characters or simply inspired musical choices!
Streaming service Viewster has Tweeted the addition of catalog anime titles including Mazinger Edition Z: The Impact!, the 2009 remake of the pioneering mecha anime released on home video by Discotek, Beck, Madhouse's 2004 adaptation of Harold Sakuishi's rock manga and 2005 adaptation of Yuki Urushibara's supernatural manga Mushishi. More after the jump.
This month, Mushi-shi hit the stage for an augmented reality embellished stage play. Then in May, Mushi-shi: Suzu no Shizuku hits theaters. And, beyond that, at least for one day, we can pretend there's theatrical production MUSHI-SHI ~ The Perfect Love ~. Character designer/animation director Umakoshi Yoshihiko contributed a special visual to the April Fool's joke about Ginko epic quest to save humanity from the infinitely replicating mushi. Get a look after the jump.