A largely forgotten example of doujin anime, circa 1984.
A brief look inside one of the most important design studios in the history of Japanese animation.
The World War II manga by one of Japan’s greatest directors.
If you were a fan in the ’90s, you probably remember that people wouldn’t shut up about Shirow. Here’s one series most diehards never got to read.
Farewell to Weapons includes many of the hallmarks that would define Otomo’s success: intricate artwork, a post-apocalyptic setting, obsessively-detailed rubble, and man fighting against his own creation.
Who needs fancy features and detailed accessories, anyways?
First released in 2006, U.C. Hard Graph was a range of kits that focused on everything modern gunpla didn’t (and still doesn’t) bother with. In other words, just about anything that isn’t a giant robot.