Sakuga: Tales of Zestiria The X Episode 3 – A (Not So) Small Analysis

With Tales of Zestiria the X, studio ufotable once again impresses quite the chunk of the anime community with their visual design and rises to quite a popularity, even among people who don’t know anything about the “Tales of” series, like me for example. So after especially episode 3 impressed me animation-wise I decided to analyze the fight between Alisha and the assassin, only to notice a lot more details which were put into these cuts…with both negative and positive results

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Studios And Their Identities

So a while ago, I wrote the “Can a Fandom destroy an Anime Experience” Article. Part of it explained the “KyoAni-Circlejerk”, which can be summed roughly in: “An fan-overreaction to KyoAni Stuff”. Of course my viewpoint here was not the only one, a lot out there also experienced the “ufotable-Circlejerk” negatively, same goes for a “SHAFT-Circlejerk”… But outside of these 3, things seem to get rather silent. In a conversation I came up with the theory that these 3 studios cause these experience due to their strong identities…

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Humanity’s Successor – A concept (Part 1)

What if humanity was wiped out by a very human-like alien race who consider themselves to be a better humanity? The world becomes occupied by different forces of said alien-races, all claiming to be the better humanity and more suitable for inhabiting the planet. However, slowly but surely, history repeats itself as the alien start making similar mistakes to their predecessors… Some notice that, some don’t.  Continue reading