News and Hearsay — cowboy bebop

Justin A

Beautifully animated anime. Oh how I've missed you.

There is no need for words here. Just watch the trailer. Tell me it doesn't take you back to the days of what I can only refer as "organic animation" of anime. Notice the little to no use of cell shading? Thats right, this is a mature looking anime. Just watching it, you start to get hints of Cow Boy Bebop all over the place. I would gamble that the same people are behind it.And as if this eye watering animation wasn't enough, Yoko freaking Kano is the composer for the show. :PThis upcoming gem is called Zankyō no Terror.

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Justin A

I fear anime might be getting worse. Or at least lazier.

  This is purely my subjective opinion I guess. But I don't share a strong kinship with a lot of the anime currently out there. So last week I revisited an old classic; Cowboy Bebop. I mainly watched it just because I was bored. Turns out it was an insult that I watched it out of boredom. It was really good. The animation and attention to detail was remarkable. I was really surprised by how impressed I was with this OVA that I've seen maybe 5 times before. It was only later when I watched an episode of Girls Und...

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boomslank

The beautiful world of Tekkonkinkreet

Aside from a tongue twister of a tittle, Tekkonkinkreet has to be one of the most relaxing anime, I have seen in a while. Actually all Hayao Miyazaki anime have that effect for me too. But Tekkonkinkreet takes this endorphin releasing effect to a whole new level. Let me start off by saying that if you watch enough anime, you notice that not only are they subdivided into genres, but they are also divided even further based on the drawing styles. In fact, I am willing to bet that there anime fans that are really partial to shows like Denno...

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