Featured Articles tagged as "Art"
36 of the Best Anime Drawings Ever
Some of the best anime drawings ever can be found right in the middle of our favorite anime. We pulled out the most beautiful, detailed, and emotional moments from anime for a huge list of gorgeous anime art.
The Best Anime Fanart Ever
We love anime, but we love anime fanart even more! Join us as we round up some of our favorite anime fanart images ever.
The Many Expressions of Anime Faces
Anime faces come with a huge variety of expressions. From the bizarre to the realistic, feel the depth of emotion you can achieve when you throw physical restrictions out the window.
Anime vs Cartoons: A Comparative Analysis
Whether you prefer one or the other, there's notable differences between what's popular in American animation versus Japanese animation. What caused the art of animation to evolve so differently in these two countries, and how have the different approaches been coming together in recent years?
How to Make an Anime: Part 4
Welcome to the final installment of How to Make an Anime. This week we will be looking at the final stages of making an anime; so that's everything from animation to voice acting and even a bit of marketing. So strap in cause this is going to be a long one.
How to Make an Anime: Part 3
The foundation is set and now it is time to build our empire. So grab your pens and pencils and lets get going.
How to Make Anime: Part 2
So we have the basics boys and girls. Now it's time to start refining things. This week I take you through the process of plot refinement and how to make a plot proposal. This is where the fun really begins so don't fall asleep on me just yet.
The State of Japanese Animation Post Miyazaki
On April 6, Dai Sato and Justin Leach stopped by The Japan Society to talk about the state of Japanese animation post Hayao Miyazaki. How has it been since his retirement, and is anime moving in a good direction? Or bad direction? Here's a recap of the event.
All About Mecha Musume
Within all the genres and subgenres of anime exists a realm where mechanization and moe come together; mecha musume. What's the history of this strangely cute genre, and who are the key players?
How to Make Anime: Part 1
So you love anime? You've always wanted to create one of your own? And you have a great story line but don't know where to start? Well then strap in kiddos because we are about to show you how to make an anime.
15 Anime Characters with Eyes Always Shut
In anime, we often see characters with their eyes closed. despite the fact that they aren't blind. Which leaves us with the question: why? Does this look have any symbolism? Let’s learn more about this famous anime trope and get to know some anime characters who made it popular!
The Evolution of the Anime Eye
Ever wonder why anime and manga feature characters with freakishly huge anime eyes so often? Well, here's a bit of information on why and how such a signature style choice is part of what makes this art form so awesome!
Belladonna of Sadness: It's Not Hentai, It's Art!
This summer, American arthouse theaters screen one of the craziest anime films ever made, an erotic pseudo-historical musical acid trip produced by Osamu Tezuka in 1973. Learn about what makes Belladonna of Sadness a one-of-a-kind experience. Content Warning: discussion of sexual violence
Top 15 Incredibly Cool Otaku Rooms Around the World!
We take a trip around the world and uncover some awesome otaku rooms of perennially obsesses fanboys and fangirls. Just a word of caution, once you step into this world, you may just filling up your own room with a countless amount of otaku goodies!
Top 15 Ahoge Characters in Anime: What is Ahoge?
Have you ever wondered why a strand of hair from an anime character’s head sticks out? This cute little accent is called an "ahoge". But what does this ahoge really signify? Let’s take a closer look at it and check out some of the most popular anime characters with this classic hairstyle!
How to Cope With Your Favourite Manga Being Made Into a CG Anime
It was just announced that your favourite manga, be it Ajin or Berserk, is getting animated! There's one catch: it's going to be CG. But don't worry, we're here to help you feel better about this traumatic news and guide you through the steps to recovery and acceptance.
The History of 3D Computer Graphics in Anime
3D computer animation is less common in anime than it is in the West; they don't have a Pixar or a Dreamworks. So where is 3D animation used in anime, how has it developed, and how is it best applied?
25 Anime Cake Masterpieces: Beautiful and Delicious
We've all seen the delicious art of pastries in anime, especially the cakes. But what about cakes inspired by anime? From fondant to icing, here is a collection of 25 of the most beautiful (and most delicious) anime cake creations in existence. Bon Appétit!