Vision of Escaflowne is the main feature for this issue. The writer of this feature, Egan Loo, is the Senior Editor at Anime News Network. Escaflowne was first box set I purchased as an anime collector rather than casual viewer. The set was released on my birthday in 2002. The set came in two boxes, one for the 8 disc DVD and one that contained the Black Guymelef … [Read more...]
Issues Remaining to Post: July 2000-2005
Published by VIZ Media. Animerica was the anime magazine in the 90s.
What I Post: Cover, ads, editor credits, table of contents, one main feature, fan art, convention coverage, and notable news.
2000 was a great year for Anime on TV. Once something gets huge, there are always copycats. Transformers begat Go-bots and Pokemon begat Monster Rancher. Highlights below include Monster Rancher feature, 2000 was becoming great year for anime on tv, Interview with White Radish Productions, review of Volume 1 DVD of Gundam Wing and voice actor interview of Veronica Taylor … [Read more...]
The cover may look Slayers but this issue is all Rurouni Kenshin, Kimagure Orange Road and Mobile Suit Gundam Wing with feature for Slayers Try. I did not know that Rurouni Kenshin and Samuai X released around the same time. I never got into that series. FINALLY a decent ad from Pioneer. Big image, unique logo placement and that's it. Well done. Anime … [Read more...]
I'm glad that X 1999 became an anime TV series because the movie was artistically weird for me. The anime series reminded me of the X-Men since it was the Seven Seal vs the Seven Harbingers - like a mutant X-Team battling other mutants with different agendas. I included the Rintaro interview to help with understanding the movie. This was a good issue for reviews.Included … [Read more...]
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing. I watched this entire series through Netflix in 2001 - back when they only had one distribution center in California to mail back the DVDs. I also did this with Armored Trooper Votoms. I loved the Two-Mix opening. LOVED IT. Below is the Animerica Spotlight on Mobile Suit Gundam Wing and an interview with the series director Masashi Ikeda. I really … [Read more...]