Masashi Ishihama is one of the most talented directors working in anime, and yet he's frequently overlooked when discussing the medium's new stars. Today on Why It Works, let's take a journey through his fascinating work, and find a few reasons to get excited about this winter's Horimiya adaptation!
Train crossings have been a constant source of sorrow in anime, and that especially holds true for the beautiful Your lie in April. But where is that one heartbreaking train crossing and how does it look in real life? Find out after the jump!
In this edition edition of Anime vs. Real Life, follow Wilhelm on a trip to the beautiful real-world locations of one of the best anime of recent years, Your lie in April! How well do the show’s locations stack up to their real-world counterparts? Find out right after the jump!
A musical adaptation of Naoshi Arakawa's romantic drama manga Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso / Your Lie in April is set to be performed at Tokyo Tatemono Brillia HALL in Tokyo in July 2020. 24-year-old Yuta Koseki and 25-year-old Tatsunari Kimura double cast for the role of its male protagonist Kousei Arima. Hit the jump for more information.
Five years ago today, we were treated to the debut of an anime full of music, drama, and emotions. Your lie in April is still a top pick as a series to recommend to others and also talked about to this day. So, what made this anime resonate with so many people? Was it just one aspect of the show or the everything put together? Hit the jump to find out as we celebrate five years of Your lie in April!
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!
There are more live action adaptations of anime than you might think that expands or gives a whole new view to the world set forth in the anime versions. Hit the jump to see how many of your favorite anime have come to life!
Spring time is here and it's the perfect time to watch these beautifully spring-themed anime! Hit the jump to check out our list!
Valentine's Day is the perfect time for a variety of candy and romance. Whether you have someone to celebrate the holiday with or not, there's no better time to sit down and watch a good anime revolving around love. After taking this quiz, you'll know the perfect show for you! Which romance will you get? Hit the jump to find out!