As explained in an earlier post, it’s not that uncommon to find production-related people climbing to a higher position such as episode director or even series director. Even among those cases Toshimasa Ishii stands out as a particularly brilliant individual. Starting his career as a production assistant at A-1 Pictures around the beginning of the […]Read more →
SAO: WoU was a production full of surprises and great artists but one of them stood out for the quality and quantity of his works throughout the arc: Yoshihiro Kanno!Read more →
Kana Ito is the Boruto series’ brightest animation star over this past year, delivering time and again whether it be expressive acting or strong action. Her latest outing on #135 was a perfect opportunity to look back on her whole career!Read more →
Don’t blink or else you’ll miss it! Yutaka Nakamura’s latest contributions to the MHA franchise might be stylistically familiar to fans, but few were expecting the legend himself to lead off the episode without even an opening segment to allow us time to reach our seats.
Since there are only eight of them, lets go cut by cut breaking the whole scene down.Read more →
Over the last few years the figure of the production assistant (制作進行, seisaku shinkou) has been widely popularized by Aoi Miyamori, the protagonist of the anime Shirobako. Finally, after years of ill-treatment, this vital figure for the completion of animated productions is recognized in its fundamental role: following the production of an episode from the […]Read more →
A dive into the many different production backgrounds, as well as how those roles may aid (or detract) from the esteemed position at the top!Read more →