Tag Archives: Kyoto Animation

Tokyo Anime Award Recognizes ‘Violet Evergarden’ as “Most Okay Anime”

TOKYO, Japan — The Tokyo Anime Awards, a festival seeking to recognize and award excellence in Japanese animation, has announced plans to create a new award category “Most Okay Anime”…

Kyoto Animation Starts Campaign to Erase ‘Musaigen no Phantom World’ From Existence

Earlier this week, an anonymous source leaked that animation studio Kyoto Animation has formed a new department specializing in cyberwarfare and media manipulation. With the studio trying to positively promote…

Kyoto Animation Completes Machine that Turns Yuribait into Money

KYOTO, Japan — For years now, we’ve watched the trial and tribulations of famed studio Kyoto Animation as they struggle to make an anime that sells enough to compensate for the…

Op-Ed: Wow, You Guys Really Will Watch Anything We Make

Ishihara Tatsuya Kyoto Animation We’re honestly kind of surprised that so many people are watching Myriad Colors Phantom World. We made a terrible generic anime, and worse yet, you all couldn’t…

KyoAni And P.A. Works Fight To See Who Can Disappoint Fans More

KYOTO, Japan — The year has not started well for “powerhouse” studios Kyoto Animation and P.A. Works. Last year both studios produced widely successful shows in Hibike! Euphonium and Shirobako, respectively, but…

Kyoto Animation Announces Third Season of ‘Haruhi’, Cure for Cancer

Today in a follow-up conference to their announcement of new seasons of Full Metal Panic and Hibike Euphonium, Kyoto Animation also finally announced that they have plans to do a…

Kyoto Animation to Consider Making a Real Crappy One

UJI, Japan — Thoughtfully reflecting on all the careful planning, script reviews, and design sessions that he and his staff have been involved in the past several months, Kyoto Animation…

Hibike! Euphonium Episode 12 Preview Shows Kumiko and Reina Scissoring

Kyoto Animation has released the first still image of episode 12 of Hibike! Euphonium earlier today, which consists of the characters Kousaka Reina and Oumae Kumiko in an empty classroom on the…

Kyoto Animation’s Photo-Realistic Backgrounds Exposed as Actual Photos

Kyoto Animation’s reputation for highly-praised production quality, featuring fluid animation and gorgeously detailed backgrounds, is in grave danger. Recent reports have surfaced that backgrounds in several recent Kyoto Animation shows may have been…

Letters to the Editor: September 2014

Gap in Coverage SIR — Your recent article regarding the ‘Gender Gap’ in anime characters (link) depicts a one-sided view of the issue of anime gender equality. Here at Kyoto Animation,…