The shop that launched GAINAX first opened its doors on Valentine’s Day in 1982.
ARTMIC’s classic “boy-meets-mecha” OVA was released in December of 1987. Three decades later, it still rocks.
A doujin parody from 1985. A canceled MSX2 game. Three minutes of animation by one of Sunrise’s best contract studios. The unusual story of a robot girl inspired by L-Gaim and Creamy Mami.
The shop that Daicon III built spent ten years selling garage kits, posters, t-shirts, and doujinshi to the otaku generation.
Remembering when British comics collided with Japanese manga to promote an American film starring Sylvester Stallone.
Production material for Dragon’s Heaven (1988) can be hard to come across, but we’ve put together a gallery of lineart and reference material used during the creation of this unusual OVA.
The legendary animator that mentored Takahata and Miyazaki has another passion beyond animation: four-wheeled vehicles.
From the pages of B-Club Magazine, a brief look at Makoto Kobayashi’s design process for the ZZ Gundam.
Flashback to the thirty-year-old OVA that said goodbye to Minmay, Misa, and Hikaru.
One of Kenichi Sonoda’s first professional gigs was designing characters for garage kits.