Naoki Urasawa has been my hero for the longest time, so seeing him talk about his own heroes was a strange experience.
It’s no secret that animators are one of the most exploited elements of the anime industry. They often work long hours, away from their families, and with little to no job security. Quality work in the past couple of years has sought to expose and rectify this, but nothing illustrated this problem to me more than a visit to the “Art of Little Witch Academia” exhibit back in November.
Was Studio Trigger ever really that good?
I would like to start this post by saying that Weekly Shounen Jump was a big topic in this year’s anime news and commentary. But it wasn’t.