Jan 23, 2014

Manga makers tie with U.S. studio

A producers’ group whose members include Yoshiyuki Tomino, director of the animated television series “Mobile Suit Gundam,” says it has teamed up with major U.S. special effects studio Legacy Effects LLC. The move is intended to promote works based on Japanese manga and anime ...

On the mechanics of <em>anime</em> illustration

Apr 25, 2013

On the mechanics of anime illustration

by Erik Luebs

The 1970s was an important decade for the development of Japanese pop-cultural icons. Kindergarten children back then would likely have been introduced to the characters Doraemon (1969), Anpanman (1973) and Hello Kitty (1974).