“1987 was a remarkable year for manga adaptations. Not remarkable in volume—manga adaptations were nothing special in themselves—but for the commonalities that emerged. This year, we would find anime reaching for a measure of subtlety.” More at The Golden Ani-Versary of Anime.
An armorer has some suggestions about balancing functionality, character and story in “fantasy armor and lady bits.”
An excellent gallery of images and collections, as well as historical context on 100 years of Korean comics.
Genndy Tartakovsky talks live-action and animation (Dexter’s Lab, Samurai Jack, Powerpuff Girls, Star Wars: Clone Wars and Sym-Bionic Titan) in an interview with Animation World Network.(via @aicnanime)
1:1 Gundam almost done in Shizuoka, Japan.
“Geisha is Robot.” Geisha fight samurai, giant temples and lady tengu. Geisha also transform.