Netflix Anime Sword Gai – The Animation New Trailer

Sword Gai,  hitting Netflix 03/23/2018, is based on a seinen manga. that was serialized in magazine Hero’s from 2012 to 2015, written by Toshiki Inoue and illustrated by Keita Amemiya and Wosamu Kine. that was serialized in magazine Hero’s from 2012 to 2015.

The skinny on the series:

With his arm missing he takes a Demon Sword upon his body as a replacement Gai Ogata fuses with the Demon sword to battle his enemies in this fantasy action Drama.

The series,  announced back  two years ago 2016, being directed by Tomohito Naka with Takahiro Ikezoe being the main chief director. Animation is being handled by  Studios, LandQ DLE and Production I.G. 

Main character Gai Ogata is being voiced by Yuto Uemura, while Yuichiro Umehara and Yuka Aisaka round out the cast.

 

A Netflix series worthy of binge Watching!

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Graveyard of The Fireflies Novelist passes away

A tragic announcement yet another great icon in Anime and Manga industry is taken from us. Akiyuki Nosaka, the Naoki Prize-winning author of Grave of the Fireflies, was discovered unconscious by his wife at their home in Chiyoda, Tokyo after 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, an ambulance rushed him to a hospital where he was pronounced dead around 10:30 p.m.

The Novel Grave of the Fireflies was based on the experiences of his post-war experiences, where during which his real-life little sister died.

Studio Ghibli had adapted Nosaka’s Graveyard of the fireflies into a Anime Movie back in 1988, and this writer/podcast personally loves the movie. There was also a Live action Special made for television back in 2005.

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He received the Naoki Prize, Japan’s most well-known literary award, in 1967 for this novel,America Hijiki, and other writings. In addition to his novels, he wrote the lyrics for the children’s song Omocha no Chachacha (Toys’ Cha-cha-cha).

A scene that brings rain to the windows of your mind.

 

 

Nosaka was born in Kamakura City in Kanagawa Prefecture in 1930. He was 85.