By Andrew Osmond. “The story of a legendary actress talking about her life. Confusion clouds her memory and her old roles come into play to create an eventful tale.” According to the official Japanese tie-in book to Millennium Actress, Chiyoko Millennial Actress, from which much of the information below is taken, this was the original […]
By Andrew Osmond. The beginning of 2021 sees Anime Limited release the film Gundam NT and the second half of the series Turn A Gundam. These anime were made nearly two decades apart, but they have similar agendas. Both set out to consolidate the complex Gundam franchise, but in drastically different ways. So, it’s a […]
By Andrew Osmond. While the score for the Japanese release of Cyber City Oedo 808 (included on the subtitled version of the film) was composed by Kazuhiko “Kazz” Toyama, it was replaced completely on the English-dubbed version. Andrew Osmond talks to Rory McFarlane about how he composed the new score.
By Andrew Osmond. The decidedly colourful English dub for Cyber City Oedo 808 was adapted by John Wolskel. He adapted several other anime titles for Manga Entertainment as well, often “in-your-face” actioners where Wolskel was encouraged to make the dialogue as edgy (and sweary) as possible. In this interview with Andrew Osmond, Wolskel remembers how […]
By Andrew Osmond. Happy Christmas, Pixar fans! The studio’s new CG animation Soul debuts today on the Disney+ platform. It’s an afterlife fantasy, in which Joe, a New York jazz pianist takes a tumble down a manhole and ends up as a disembodied, well, soul en route to the Great Beyond. But our ghostly hero […]