Something that often feels so far from our screens is the world of production – the lives of the animators, sound technicians, producers and other staff. It’s easy to forget that they are all real people too – Shirobako serves as a great reminder for this.
Death Parade is an original anime based off of an OVA (Original Video Animation) by the name of Death Billiards. This single episode OVA was part of the annual “Young Animator Training Project” of 2013 and produced by the powerhouse Madhouse Studios.
There was much hype surrounding the release of this series after the OVA was highly acclaimed – and we certainly weren’t disappointed. I’d like to welcome you to my first anime showcase: Death Parade.
Good music animes are few and far between these days, with most of them being about either idols or tea. Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso is a breed apart from these, conveying emotion through music in such a way that I would go as far as to say it has raised the bar for it’s genre.