Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Anime????

A common misconception I come across is that anime is either Ghibli or cheap outsourced sometimes-the-characters-have-7-fingers BUT FRIEND LET ME TELL YOU that that is not the case! 



Michael Areas, Hiroaki Ando 
Tekkonkinkreet 






Mamoru Hosoda 
 Girl Who Leapt Through Time / Summer Wars / Wolf Children: Ame and Yuki 






Masaki Yuasa
Kaiba / Ping Pong the Animation / Mind Game






Satoshi Kon
Ohayo / Paprika / Tokyo Godfathers






Makoto Shinkai
Garden of Words / 5 Centimeters Per Second


I actually don't watch a lot of anime so I'm not as well informed as I could be. Just know that I'm only skimming the surface! 

  
Panty & Stocking / FLCL / Puella Magi Madoka Magica / Tatami Galaxy (also Yuasa heheheh oops!) / Mononoke / Cowboy Bebop




If you follow animators/story artists on social media, you probably know that anime is becoming a pretty big influence in the Western market- especially TV animation.
Revolutionary Girl Utena/Steven Universe 
Utena isn't the only anime SU pays homage to but... too much effort to find all of the references haha..

we can't forget the new episode of Gravity Falls heheh..

In June, Adventure Time invited Masaki Yuasa (mentioned above) to direct/write/board an episode.

And uuuhhh... Avatar/Legend of Korra ????









Thursday, September 11, 2014

Haven't updated in a while sorry!


Thiel wasn't digging the color studies so pulled it back a bit and looked at Kevin Dart for inspiration!