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Elitists: A Reflection of Our Aniblog Tourney Run

Elitists: A Reflection of Our Aniblog Tourney Run

Our pithy little blog, Behind the Nihon Review, was pitted against Random Curiosity, the mother of all episodic anime blogs, for the second round of the Aniblog Tourney. To nobody’s surprise, we lost. This post should not be viewed as an attempt to justify our failure in the tournament, nor should it be seen as […]

The Rise of the New Guard?

The Rise of the New Guard?

Over the past few years, we’ve seen the meteoric rise of several fairly small-name animation studios such as A1 Pictures, Brains Base and, most famously, Kyoto Animation, among others. Certainly, KyoAni has enjoyed unprecedented attention both domestically and abroad with very well-received series such as Lucky Star and Haruhi. There has been talk on the Internet of […]