Wow, I haven’t done one of these in a while! I apologize to both of my readers and the other BtNRV staff members who have been carrying this place while I’ve been slacking. I do not have an excuse, so I wont make one. I just have not been inspired to write anything. It’s not [...]
This year marked my first trek down to Baltimore for Otakon, and evidently it was worth it. Though I didn’t apply for a press pass since it was my first time at the con and I didn’t want to stress out over planning coverage on my own, I managed to make it to a few [...]
Sato Tatsuo, director of classic anime series such as Martian Successor Nadesico, Uchuu no Stellvia, and the TV version of Ninja Scrolls, as well as recent shows Mouretsu Space Pirates and Rinne no Lagrange, is an industry veteran that has quite an impressive resume of work behind him. Capitalizing on some of his newer series, [...]
Though certainly the less experienced of the two musical guests this year, LiSA certainly didn’t come to Anime Expo 2012 without a pre-established local fanbase. Despite her short discography, she’s already sung pieces for extremely popular anime, starting with Angel Beats, where she served as the singing voice of Yui. After moving on her first [...]
The creative team at Madhouse behind Chihayafuru — director Asaka Morio, character designer/chief animation director Hamada Kunihiko and animation producer Tsunoki Takuya — came to Anime Expo to chat about the show and some of their other work.