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What Exactly Constitutes “Original Anime”?

What Exactly Constitutes

While discussing the new Anime no Chikara timeslot, Omo from Omonomono noted that it’s a little difficult to come up with a decent list of anime originals that are both critically acclaimed and popular. Omo brought up Gainax‘s Evangelion and Gurren-Lagann, and the subsequent comments mentioned titles like Code Geass, My-HiME and Cowboy Bebop. My […]

Anime Oscars?

Anime Oscars?

Like I mentioned earlier, I (sadly) have more than a passing interest in these types of awards. The 2008 Tokyo Anime Fair Awards were just announced to, as far as I can see, reasonable disinterest. I can see the logic behind the choices behind these awards, even if I don’t particularly agree with all of […]

AnimeSuki 2008 Choice Awards: Picking Winners

AnimeSuki 2008 Choice Awards: Picking Winners

I’ll admit it, I do have more than just a passing interest in these types of awards. Obviously one affords as much credibility to a set of awards like these as one agrees with the results, and it always surprises me just how much people RAGE when they don’t, c.f. SaiMoe and its multiple incarnations. […]