Action music. A deep blue sea with emerald green coasts. Pursued by their enemies, a boy and a girl are entering the fantasy world where she was born. In parallel, or sometimes in the same scene, we get to see a teenage voice actress holding the script. In a moment of exaltation, it falls from… Read More First Impression: Cue!
Glass no Kamen (2005), one of the adaptations of Suzue Miuchi’s 1976 manga, has recently brought me back to the joys of my time as an amateur theater actor at university. The anime gets it right—the audience, the lights, the bonding and the rivalries, the last minute changes, the unexpected accidents which require fast improvisation,… Read More Glass no Kamen: Christians of Spring and Winter
In the opening scenes of the new Netflix drama, Warrior Nun, the dying leader of a secret convent of elite combatant nuns warns Mary, one of her fellow sisters, that she should not “trust anyone.” Thus starts a season-long journey for “Shotgun” Mary, who is everything you’d expect from someone with that nickname: She’s physical,… Read More Interview with Toya Turner, Warrior Nun’s “Shotgun” Mary
At this year’s Kumoricon, @vintageinmyveins, one of our writers and podcasters (Team Trinity), visited with voice actor J. Michael Tatum. Voicing classic characters like Kraft Lawrence (Spice and Wolf) and Isaac (Baccano!), as well as fan favorites from recent series like Attack on Titan (Erwin Smith) and My Hero Academia (Tenda Iida), Tatum is one… Read More J. Michael Tatum on Iida, Audience, and Searching for Something Greater
Since it’s release, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has mesmerized fans of the series with its innovative gameplay and engaging story, and a significant part of that reaction has been because of the character of Zelda herself, packing a few surprises as she’s once again reinvented. She is also voiced in English… Read More Interview with Patricia Summersett, the Voice of Zelda
In September 2001, Cowboy Bebop debuted on Adult Swim. It originally aired in Japan several years prior, and the buzz surrounding its American premiere as the first anime broadcast on the first night of the animation block, was palpable. I can safely say it met all expectations. The series, of course, has become a classic,… Read More Interview with Actor and VA, Beau Billingslea