July 8, 2017 05:00 AM
Filed to: Eikō Naki Tensai-tachi Kara no Monogatari, NHK
“Eikou-naki Tensai-tachi” kara no Monogatari is a fascinating series of documentaries which blend live-action interviews with animated recreations of real-life historical events and public figures, demonstrating how versatile the animation medium is in Japan.
June 18, 2017 23:00 PM
Filed to: Blame!, Industry, Lu Over the Wall, NHK
A recent NHK documentary notes that, having broken the 2 trillion yen barrier this year, the anime industry is healthier than it has ever been in terms of revenue. So why are animator salaries so dismally low, and what can be done about this?
May 11, 2017 23:00 PM
Filed to: Girls und Panzer, Love Live, NHK, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Tiger & Bunny
And if the results are anything to go by, it seems we are living in the best period for anime ever.
February 8, 2017 06:00 AM
Filed to: Gan Gan Ganko-chan, NHK
This is a bright and colorful kids show that, from the very start, just outright tells you nonchalantly that everyone you ever loved is dead–and with a big, cheerful smile, too.
November 19, 2016 00:00 AM
Filed to: Hayao Miyazaki, NHK, Studio Ghibli
A few days ago, news that Hayao Miyazaki has come out of retirement spread like a flash across the globe, igniting heated online discussions among anime fans.
November 3, 2016 23:00 PM
Filed to: ClassicaLoid, NHK
Musicians, artists, creative types. To the realists in society, those guys are a bunch of troublemakers.