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How Did Sony Find Out Which Marketing Partner Was Not Loyal to Them?

In 1992, Toho gave the film rights to the Godzilla franchise to Sony Pictures Entertainment, the company’s American motion picture division, for them to make an American Godzilla film. The project was assigned to Sony’s recently acquired subsidiary, TriStar Pictures, which began filming in 1994. But did you know how Sony found out which marketing …

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Why Do Anime Characters Yell Their Attacks?

Anime and manga are highly influential because of the variety of genres it offers, along with the remarkable graphics. A universal practice seen in these is how characters initially announce their attacks. Had there always been a reason for this?  Characters yelled their attacks in the manga to prevent confusion in the action-packed manga panels, …

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50 new shades of colours were created for the anime film Akira. This is due to the fact most of the movie takes place at night, which was a setting animators commonly avoided due to increased color requirements. In total there are 327 shades in the movie

30 Years Later, Science Fiction Still Owes A Debt To AKIRA Threads of Katsuhiro Otomo’s influential anime can still be seen across all types of art that we consume, from the East to the West. If you’ve watched a sci-fi film made after 1988, you’ve probably interacted with something inspired by Akira. Katsuhiro Otomo’s highly …

50 new shades of colours were created for the anime film Akira. This is due to the fact most of the movie takes place at night, which was a setting animators commonly avoided due to increased color requirements. In total there are 327 shades in the movie Read More »