Anime Field Trip: France Loves Anime

So, in a recent article I saw from Anime News Network, it appears Akira Toriyama was recently given the decoration of Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) by the French government for his contributions to popularizing manga in France. Other notable manga and anime creators knighted by France before Toriyama were: Leiji Matsumoto (Space Battleship Yamato, … Continue reading Anime Field Trip: France Loves Anime

Friday Funsies: The Best Of Anime Commercials

Anime and advertising go hand in hand in the country of Japan. Unlike the West, animation has been fully embraced as a medium not only for movies and TV, but as legitimate ways to market your brand to the public. This has led to a lot of funny, heartwarming and downright ridiculous commercials being made for the purpose of selling you some cup noodles or … Continue reading Friday Funsies: The Best Of Anime Commercials