Monthly Archives: April 2013

Free! and the future of KyoAni productions

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On April 26, 2013 Kyoto Animation announced their 17th self-produced animation production entitled FREE!, a series about a group of friends re-uniting in their passion for swimming after going their separate ways following a victory in the elementary school nationals. What really got people in an uproar was the fact that all the main characters in this series were male and a previous advertisement involving these characters was very focused around their appeal towards female viewers. Of course this caused certain fans to be upset, things have been said, etc. I’m not going to focus on that (it’s been covered already). Nor am I going to focus on what mistakes have been made in covering this series (again, already covered). What I want to focus on is the impact FREE! has in future productions by Kyoto Animation that’s been heavily ignored by most fans, production and revenue (and…

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Girls und Panzer gets a Movie, but why?

Girls und Panzer, tank fleet

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AMV Hell 6 Officially “Re-released”

That’s right, AMV Hell is back and has released their 6th movie! Rather, it’s “version 6.66 with more than 50% of of the original shorts being replaced with new ones.” Enjoy!

*There may be some spoilers in some of these shorts.

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Spring 2013 Anime, First Impressions

Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet

New anime season! Here are my first impressions on the anime I’ll likely keep watching this season. Fair warning, there may be spoilers. There are many more shows not listed here, for a full list check out this infographic. Continue reading

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