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Shell Bound : Masamune Shirow - "Black Magic"

A fully-decked warrior points out to his comrades in arms, who are about to be deployed from a military helicopter: “We’re soldiers, not philosophers.” That’s from Masamune Shirow’s  1983 debut,”Black Magic.” It’s the standard intro to any number of action scenes  in movies, novels, and graphic novels: assorted mercenaries bantering and bonding over the noise of the chopper’s rotors. 195 more words

Fantasy/ Sci-Fi

Appleseed Writing Project Attends Conferences

On Thursday, November 17th, several members of the AWP’s Leadership Team attended the National Writing Project’s Annual Meeting; from Friday, November 18th until Sunday, November 20th, they attended the NCTE Conference. 82 more words

Update: Trailer released for Astro Boy prequel anime Atom the Beginning

The anime adaptation of Tetsuro Kasahara’s Astro Boy prequel manga, Atom the Beginningopened its official website on Sunday. With the site’s launch came the reveal of a trailer and story intro, and confirms staff that were briefly listed on various Japanese news sites such as Anime! 323 more words


Kiznaiver theme performers Boom Boom Satellites' Michiyuki Kawashima passes away

Michiyuki Kawashima, who made up one half of Boom Boom Satellites on vocals and guitar, passed away on Sunday, October 9th. He’d been living with partial paralysis after a fourth brain tumour relapse. 295 more words


Baby Hillin #2 | 5 Weeks

Now that all of our family knows, I can start posting updates for the new baby! I don’t know that I’ll be doing weekly updates again because life with a toddler is crazy but I’m gonna shoot for maybe every three weeks this time? 676 more words


Gallery of Appleseed

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note: all pictures belong to their authors (who I’m not) and I just pay my humble respect to them ^.^ .




The Basics of the Animated Mise-en-scène

I’ve been having interesting conversations with various Twitter folk lately about the kind of anime-related criticism they would like to read. One of the main things people said they wanted to see was… 3,355 more words

Anime Analysis